Past Irish Rare Birds
Feed: Past Irish Rare Bird Records

Rare birds found in Ireland in past years on today's date - January 31st:


Caspian Gull

Culmore Tip, Derry, 2007. 


Cattle Egret

Rosscarbery, Cork, 1999. 

8th Irish Record


American Wigeon

Strangford Lough, Down, 1963. 

Shot. 2nd Irish Record. 1st NI Record


Blue-winged Teal

Downpatrick Marshes, Down, 1956. 

Shot. 6th Irish Record. 1st NI Record


Red-crested Pochard

South Slob, Wexford, 1949. 

2 birds. 3rd Irish Record


Ivory Gull

Bantry Bay, Cork, 1852. 

Shot. 2nd Irish Record


Undated January records


First for Western Palearctic

31st January. No WP firsts are known for this date.

 

Undated Winter Records

TRIP REPORTS/PHOTOS

Mallorca
Seville
Canaries
Florida

Common Bird Search:
Common Bird Photos from Ireland 
Black Redstart Wexford Ireland
Black Redstart (Phoenicurus ochruros)
Kilmore Quay, County Wexford. January 24th, 2015.
Canon 7D  
6 more photo(s) of Black Redstart:
Black%20Redstart, Ladys Island Lake, Wexford. 2013 Black%20Redstart, Great Saltee Island, Wexford. 2011 Black%20Redstart, Rosslare Harbour, Wexford. 2006 Black%20Redstart, Hook Head, Wexford. 2003 Black%20Redstart, Carnsore Point, Wexford. 2003 Black%20Redstart, Rosslare Harbour, Wexford. 2003 
Grey Heron Wexford Ireland
Grey Heron (Ardea cinerea)
Carne Harbour, County Wexford. November 1st, 2014.
Canon 7D  
8 more photo(s) of Grey Heron:
Grey%20Heron, Ladys Island Lake, Wexford. 2012 Grey%20Heron, Ladys Island Lake, Wexford. 2010 Grey%20Heron, Carne Beach, Wexford. 2009 Grey%20Heron, Ladys Island Lake, Wexford. 2008 Grey%20Heron, Swords, Dublin. 2008 Grey%20Heron, Swords, Dublin. 2008 Grey%20Heron, Swords, Dublin. 2008 Grey%20Heron, Ladys Island Lake, Wexford. 2007 
Eider Donegal Ireland
Eider (Somateria mollissima)
Tory Island, County Donegal. October 19th, 2014.
Canon 7D  
Redwing Donegal Ireland
Redwing (Turdus iliacus)
Tory Island, County Donegal. October 19th, 2014.
Canon 7D  
1 more photo(s) of Redwing:
Redwing, Killag, Wexford. 2009 
Northern Wheatear Donegal Ireland
Northern Wheatear (Oenanthe oenanthe)
Tory Island, County Donegal. October 12th, 2014.
Canon 7D  
5 more photo(s) of Northern Wheatear:
Northern%20Wheatear, Hook Head, Wexford. 2014 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 
Merlin Donegal Ireland
Merlin (Falco columbarius)
Tory Island, County Donegal. October 12th, 2014.
Canon 7D  
3 more photo(s) of Merlin:
Merlin, Carnsore Point, Wexford. 2010 Merlin, Carnsore Point, Wexford. 2007 Merlin, Carnsore Point, Wexford. 2007 
Raven Cork Ireland
Raven (Corvus corax)
Cape Clear Island, County Cork. October 7th, 2014.
Canon 7D  
1 more photo(s) of Raven:
Raven, Cape Clear Island, Cork. 2008