Past Irish Rare Birds
Feed: Past Irish Rare Bird Records

Rare birds found in Ireland in past years on today's date - November 1st:


Cackling Goose

Termoncarragh Lough, Mullet Peninsula, Mayo, 2011. 

Presumed same individual returned the following month


Cackling Goose

Lissadell, Sligo, 2011. 

Up to 3 birds. Remained to February 2012 and presumed same returned to spend the following winter at the same location


Bluethroat

Three Castles Head, Cork, 2009. 


Little Bunting

Cape Clear Island, Cork, 2008. 


Chimney Swift

Courtmacsherry, Cork, 2005. 


Chimney Swift

Dungarvan, Waterford, 2005. 


Pallas's Warbler

Loop Head, Clare, 1995. 


Canada Goose

Lough Iron, Westmeath, 1994. 

Remained to March 1995


Todd's Canada Goose

North Slob, Wexford, 1993. 

2 birds remained to April 1994, 1 of these was shot in Maryland, USA in January 1995. Race of Canada Goose. 1st Irish Record


Dusky Warbler

The Waist, Cape Clear Island, Cork, 1987. 

3rd Irish Record


Little Bittern

Downpatrick, Down, 1929. 

Shot


American Bittern

Near Ballynahinch, Down, 1883. 

Shot. 8th Irish Record


Black-crowned Night Heron

Silverspring, Kilkenny, 1854. 

Captured. 5th Irish Record


Undated November records


First Records for
WESTERN PALEARCTIC

Today is 1st November. The following first records for the Western Palearctic were found on this date:


Pintail Snipe

1st November, 1984.

Near Eilat, Israel.

Trapped. Remained until 10th November. First record outside the small breeding range just inside the WP border in Russia

Shirihai, H. 1988. Pintail Snipe in Israel in November 1984 and its identification. Dutch Birding 10(1): 1-11


African Fish Eagle

1st November, 1947.

Abu Handel, near Aswan, Egypt.

Shot

Snow, D.W. and Perrins, C.M. (eds) 1998. BWP Concise 1. Oxford University Press


Undated Winter Western Palearctic Records


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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 
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:
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Northern Wheatear Wexford Ireland
Northern Wheatear (Oenanthe oenanthe)
Hook Head, County Wexford. September 5th, 2014.
Canon 7D  
5 more photo(s) of Northern Wheatear:
Northern%20Wheatear, Tory Island, Donegal. 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 
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