Eamonn O'Donnell storms out front with a superb first month at Ninch and Laytown. Neal Warnocks new patch at Larne Lough sees him into second. New entrant Peter Phillips nabs third at Lurgangreen, 12 points behind the leaders. Best find of the month was Tim Murphy's Glossy Ibis with honourable mentions for Michael O'Donnell's Ring-billed Gull and Alan Lauder's Great Spotted Woodpecker.
It is an O'Donnell 1-2 with Eamonn (71%) leading Michael (66.7%). Alan Lauder holds third place at Carrick Mountain a further 10% back.