Tag Archives: migration

What’s in this Season?

With the cold, easterly winds we’ve experienced recently, Spring had a bit of a false start this year (see article “Spring has sprung-with a hop” posted on 7/03/2013).  But there was a definite change in the air, during the last … Continue reading

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Green-winged Teal

Strangford Lough is one of the best locations in the whole of the UK and Ireland for bird watching.  The lough has been designated as a Special Protection Area under the European Birds Directive and also as a Ramsar wetland … Continue reading

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Christmas Goose

I’ve had the last few days off work, but living in Strangford village; I’m never too far away from the Lough.  This morning, I noticed a large flock of Brent Geese flying over the garden on their way into Castleward … Continue reading

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