Past Irish Rare Birds
Feed: Past Irish Rare Bird Records

Rare birds found in Ireland in past years on today's date - September 16th:

Tawny Pipit

Dursey Island, Cork, 2011. 

Temminck's Stint

Baltray, Boyne Estuary, Louth, 2007. 

Citrine Wagtail

Tacumshin Lake, Wexford, 2006. 

Arctic Warbler

Loop Head , Clare, 2005. 

8th Irish Record

Greenish Warbler

Mizen Head, Cork, 1999. 

Temminck's Stint

Derrytransa, Lough Neagh, Armagh, 1997. 

7th NI Record

Eastern Olivaceous Warbler

Dursey Island, Cork, 1977. 

Trapped. 1st Irish Record

White-rumped Sandpiper

Blennerville, Kerry, 1960. 

10th Irish Record

Red-throated Pipit

Great Saltee Island, Wexford, 1956. 

4th Irish Record

Ortolan Bunting

Great Saltee Island, Wexford, 1956. 

4th Irish Record

Undated September records

First Records for

Today is 16th September. The following first records for the Western Palearctic were found on this date:

Red-eyed Vireo

16th September, 1951.

Heimaey, Vestmannaeyjar (Westman Islands), Iceland.

Cramp, S. and Perrins, C.M. (eds) 1994. BWP 8. Oxford University Press

Greater Yellowlegs

16th September, 1906.

The Abbey, Tresco, Isles of Scilly, England.


Palmer, P. 2000. First for Britain and Ireland 1600-1999. Arlequin Press

Undated Autumn Western Palearctic Records



Common Bird Search:
Common Bird Photos from Ireland 
Spotted Flycatcher Wexford Ireland
Spotted Flycatcher (Muscicapa striata)
Great Saltee Island, County Wexford. September 6th, 2014.
Canon 7D  
5 more photo(s) of Spotted Flycatcher:
Spotted%20Flycatcher, Great Saltee Island, Wexford. 2013 Spotted%20Flycatcher, Great Saltee Island, Wexford. 2010 Spotted%20Flycatcher, Great Saltee Island, Wexford. 2010 Spotted%20Flycatcher, Carne, Wexford. 2009 Spotted%20Flycatcher, Cape Clear Island, Cork. 2006 
Northern Wheatear Wexford Ireland
Northern Wheatear (Oenanthe oenanthe)
Hook Head, County Wexford. September 5th, 2014.
Canon 7D  
4 more photo(s) of Northern Wheatear:
Northern%20Wheatear, Great Saltee Island, Wexford. 2014 Northern%20Wheatear, Carne Harbour, Wexford. 2012 Northern%20Wheatear, Great Saltee Island, Wexford. 2006 Northern%20Wheatear, Ladys Island Lake, Wexford. 2002 
Sanderling Wexford Ireland
Sanderling (Calidris alba)
Tacumshin Lake, County Wexford. August 23rd, 2014.
Canon 7D  
2 more photo(s) of Sanderling:
Sanderling, Carne, Wexford. 2013 Sanderling, Carne Beach, Wexford. 2007 
Common Kingfisher Wexford Ireland
Common Kingfisher (Alcedo atthis)
River Slaney, County Wexford. August 10th, 2014.
Canon 7D  
1 more photo(s) of Common Kingfisher:
Common%20Kingfisher, Swords Estuary, Dublin. 2007 
Dunlin Wexford Ireland
Dunlin (Calidris alpina)
Tacumshin Lake, County Wexford. July 19th, 2014.
Canon 7D  
6 more photo(s) of Dunlin:
Dunlin, Tacumshin Lake, Wexford. 2013 Dunlin, Tacumshin Lake, Wexford. 2010 Dunlin, North Slob Wexford Wildfowl Reserve, Wexford. 2009 Dunlin, Carne Beach, Wexford. 2007 Dunlin, Carne Beach, Wexford. 2007 Dunlin, Carne Beach, Wexford. 2007 
Linnet Wexford Ireland
Linnet (Carduelis cannabina)
Tacumshin Lake, County Wexford. July 5th, 2014.
Canon 7D  
3 more photo(s) of Linnet:
Linnet, Ladys Island Lake, Wexford. 2013 Linnet, Killag, Wexford. 2012 Linnet, Rosslare Harbour, Wexford. 2006 
Song Thrush Wexford Ireland
Song Thrush (Turdus philomelos)
Carne, County Wexford. May 17th, 2014.
Canon 7D, 300mm f4, +1.4x  
4 more photo(s) of Song Thrush:
Song%20Thrush, Ladys Island Lake, Wexford. 2013 Song%20Thrush, Whiterock, Wexford. 2010 Song%20Thrush, Whiterock, Wexford. 2010 Song%20Thrush, Churchtown, Wexford. 2007 
Common Whitethroat Wexford Ireland
Common Whitethroat (Sylvia communis)
Tacumshin Lake, County Wexford. May 11th, 2014.
Canon 7D, 300mm f4, +1.4x  
2 more photo(s) of Common Whitethroat:
Common%20Whitethroat, Ring Marsh, Wexford. 2010 Common%20Whitethroat, Carnsore Point, Wexford. 2005