Historical
Feed: Past Irish Rare Bird Records

IRISH RARE BIRD
RECORDS

Today is Sunday 20th April 2014. Rare birds found in Ireland in past years on 20th April:


Shore Lark

Cape Clear Island, Cork, 2007. 


Little Bittern

Sherkin Island, Cork, 1992. 

Little Bittern photo


Purple Heron

Sherkin Island, Cork, 1992. 


Red-rumped Swallow

Arklow, Wicklow, 1992. 

1st East Coast Record

Red-rumped Swallow photo


Black Kite

Midleton, Cork, 1991. 

6th Irish Record

Black Kite photo


Black Kite

Garryvoe, Cork, 1980. 

1st Irish Record

Black Kite photo


Rufous Bush Robin

Escallonia Garden, Cape Clear Island, Cork, 1968. 

Race galactotes. 3rd Irish Record


American Bittern

Maddenstown Bog, Kildare, 1891. 

Date approx. Shot shortly before this date


Undated April records


First for Western Palearctic

20th April. No WP firsts are known for this date.

 

Undated Spring Records

TRIP REPORTS/PHOTOS

Mallorca
Seville
Canaries
Florida

Common Bird Photos from Ireland 
Northern Wheatear Wexford Ireland
Northern Wheatear (Oenanthe oenanthe)
Great Saltee Island, County Wexford. April 12th, 2014.
Canon 7D  
3 more photo(s) of Northern Wheatear:
Northern%20Wheatear, Carne Harbour, Wexford. 2012 Northern%20Wheatear, Great Saltee Island, Wexford. 2006 Northern%20Wheatear, Ladys Island, Wexford. 2002 
Greenfinch Wexford Ireland
Greenfinch (Carduelis chloris)
Wexford Town, County Wexford. April 5th, 2014.
iPhone through Telescope  
2 more photo(s) of Greenfinch:
Greenfinch, Wexford Town, Wexford. 2006 Greenfinch, Wexford Town, Wexford. 2002 
Chiffchaff Wexford Ireland
Chiffchaff (Phylloscopus collybita)
Great Saltee Island, County Wexford. March 15th, 2014.
Canon 7D  
2 more photo(s) of Chiffchaff:
Chiffchaff, Great Saltee Island, Wexford. 2013 Chiffchaff, Whiterock, Wexford. 2007 
Guillemot Dublin Ireland
Guillemot (Uria aalge)
Howth Harbour, County Dublin. February 15th, 2014.
Canon 7D  
2 more photo(s) of Guillemot:
Guillemot, Great Saltee Island, Wexford. 2009 Guillemot, Great Saltee Island, Wexford. 2006 
Little Gull Wexford Ireland
Little Gull (Hydrocoloeus minutus)
Carne Beach, County Wexford. February 9th, 2014.
Canon 7D  
15 more photo(s) of Little Gull:
Little%20Gull, Wexford Harbour, Wexford. 2014 Little%20Gull, Wexford Harbour, Wexford. 2014 Little%20Gull, Wexford Harbour, Wexford. 2014 Little%20Gull, Tacumshin, Wexford. 2009 Little%20Gull, Tacumshin, Wexford. 2009 Little%20Gull, Swords, Dublin. 2009 Little%20Gull, Swords, Dublin. 2009 Little%20Gull, Swords, Dublin. 2009 Little%20Gull, Swords, Dublin. 2009 Little%20Gull, Swords, Dublin. 2009 Little%20Gull, Swords, Dublin. 2009 Little%20Gull, Swords, Dublin. 2009 Little%20Gull, Tacumshin, Wexford. 2007 Little%20Gull, Tacumshin, Wexford. 2007 Little%20Gull, Kilmore Quay, Wexford. 2003 
Kittiwake Wexford Ireland
Kittiwake (Rissa tridactyla)
Ring Marsh, County Wexford. February 9th, 2014.
Canon 7D  
6 more photo(s) of Kittiwake:
Kittiwake, Ring Marsh, Wexford. 2014 Kittiwake, Kilmore Quay, Wexford. 2009 Kittiwake, Carne, Wexford. 2007 Kittiwake, Carne, Wexford. 2007 Kittiwake, Carne, Wexford. 2007 Kittiwake, Carne, Wexford. 2007 
Kittiwake Wexford Ireland
Kittiwake (Rissa tridactyla)
Ring Marsh, County Wexford. February 9th, 2014.
Canon 7D  
6 more photo(s) of Kittiwake:
Kittiwake, Ring Marsh, Wexford. 2014 Kittiwake, Kilmore Quay, Wexford. 2009 Kittiwake, Carne, Wexford. 2007 Kittiwake, Carne, Wexford. 2007 Kittiwake, Carne, Wexford. 2007 Kittiwake, Carne, Wexford. 2007 
Oystercatcher Wexford Ireland
Oystercatcher (Haematopus ostralegus)
Ring Marsh, County Wexford. February 9th, 2014.
Canon 7D  
7 more photo(s) of Oystercatcher:
Oystercatcher, Ladys Island, Wexford. 2012 Oystercatcher, Ladys Island, Wexford. 2012 Oystercatcher, Swords, Dublin. 2009 Oystercatcher, Great Saltee Island, Wexford. 2008 Oystercatcher, Carnsore Point, Wexford. 2008 Oystercatcher, Great Saltee island, Wexford. 2006 Oystercatcher, Carnsore Point, Wexford. 2003 
Little Gull Wexford Ireland
Little Gull (Hydrocoloeus minutus)
Wexford Harbour, County Wexford. February 8th, 2014.
Canon 7D  
15 more photo(s) of Little Gull:
Little%20Gull, Carne Beach, Wexford. 2014 Little%20Gull, Wexford Harbour, Wexford. 2014 Little%20Gull, Wexford Harbour, Wexford. 2014 Little%20Gull, Tacumshin, Wexford. 2009 Little%20Gull, Tacumshin, Wexford. 2009 Little%20Gull, Swords, Dublin. 2009 Little%20Gull, Swords, Dublin. 2009 Little%20Gull, Swords, Dublin. 2009 Little%20Gull, Swords, Dublin. 2009 Little%20Gull, Swords, Dublin. 2009 Little%20Gull, Swords, Dublin. 2009 Little%20Gull, Swords, Dublin. 2009 Little%20Gull, Tacumshin, Wexford. 2007 Little%20Gull, Tacumshin, Wexford. 2007 Little%20Gull, Kilmore Quay, Wexford. 2003 
Little Gull Wexford Ireland
Little Gull (Hydrocoloeus minutus)
Wexford Harbour, County Wexford. February 8th, 2014.
Canon 7D  
15 more photo(s) of Little Gull:
Little%20Gull, Carne Beach, Wexford. 2014 Little%20Gull, Wexford Harbour, Wexford. 2014 Little%20Gull, Wexford Harbour, Wexford. 2014 Little%20Gull, Tacumshin, Wexford. 2009 Little%20Gull, Tacumshin, Wexford. 2009 Little%20Gull, Swords, Dublin. 2009 Little%20Gull, Swords, Dublin. 2009 Little%20Gull, Swords, Dublin. 2009 Little%20Gull, Swords, Dublin. 2009 Little%20Gull, Swords, Dublin. 2009 Little%20Gull, Swords, Dublin. 2009 Little%20Gull, Swords, Dublin. 2009 Little%20Gull, Tacumshin, Wexford. 2007 Little%20Gull, Tacumshin, Wexford. 2007 Little%20Gull, Kilmore Quay, Wexford. 2003 
Little Gull Wexford Ireland
Little Gull (Hydrocoloeus minutus)
Wexford Harbour, County Wexford. February 8th, 2014.
Canon 7D  
15 more photo(s) of Little Gull:
Little%20Gull, Carne Beach, Wexford. 2014 Little%20Gull, Wexford Harbour, Wexford. 2014 Little%20Gull, Wexford Harbour, Wexford. 2014 Little%20Gull, Tacumshin, Wexford. 2009 Little%20Gull, Tacumshin, Wexford. 2009 Little%20Gull, Swords, Dublin. 2009 Little%20Gull, Swords, Dublin. 2009 Little%20Gull, Swords, Dublin. 2009 Little%20Gull, Swords, Dublin. 2009 Little%20Gull, Swords, Dublin. 2009 Little%20Gull, Swords, Dublin. 2009 Little%20Gull, Swords, Dublin. 2009 Little%20Gull, Tacumshin, Wexford. 2007 Little%20Gull, Tacumshin, Wexford. 2007 Little%20Gull, Kilmore Quay, Wexford. 2003 
Little Grebe Wexford Ireland
Little Grebe (Tachybaptus ruficollis)
South Slob, County Wexford. February 8th, 2014.
Canon 7D  
Great Crested Grebe Wexford Ireland
Great Crested Grebe (Podiceps cristatus)
Wexford Harbour, County Wexford. February 1st, 2014.
Canon 7D  
3 more photo(s) of Great Crested Grebe:
Great%20Crested%20Grebe, Malahide Estuary, Dublin. 2011 Great%20Crested%20Grebe, Swords Estuary, Dublin. 2007 Great%20Crested%20Grebe, Ladys Island, Wexford. 2003 
Red-breasted Merganser Dublin Ireland
Red-breasted Merganser (Mergus serrator)
Malahide Estuary, County Dublin. January 19th, 2014.
Canon 7D  
3 more photo(s) of Red-breasted Merganser:
Red-breasted%20Merganser, Malahide Estuary, Dublin. 2014 Red-breasted%20Merganser, Malahide Estuary, Dublin. 2011 Red-breasted%20Merganser, Swords, Dublin. 2009 
Red-breasted Merganser Dublin Ireland
Red-breasted Merganser (Mergus serrator)
Malahide Estuary, County Dublin. January 19th, 2014.
Canon 7D  
3 more photo(s) of Red-breasted Merganser:
Red-breasted%20Merganser, Malahide Estuary, Dublin. 2014 Red-breasted%20Merganser, Malahide Estuary, Dublin. 2011 Red-breasted%20Merganser, Swords, Dublin. 2009 
Stonechat Wexford Ireland
Stonechat (Saxicola rubicola)
Carne Harbour, County Wexford. January 4th, 2014.
Canon 7D  
2 more photo(s) of Stonechat:
Stonechat, Ladys Island, Wexford. 2008 Stonechat, Rosslare Harbour, Wexford. 2006 
Little Egret Wexford Ireland
Little Egret (Egretta garzetta)
South Slob, County Wexford. January 4th, 2014.
Canon 7D  
8 more photo(s) of Little Egret:
Little%20Egret, Swords Estuary, Dublin. 2012 Little%20Egret, Ladys Island, Wexford. 2010 Little%20Egret, Swords, Dublin. 2008 Little%20Egret, Swords, Dublin. 2008 Little%20Egret, Swords Estuary, Dublin. 2006 Little%20Egret, Swords Estuary, Dublin. 2006 Little%20Egret, Tacumshin, Wexford. 2003 Little%20Egret, Ladys Island, Wexford. 2004