Past Irish Rare Birds
Feed: Past Irish Rare Bird Records

Rare birds found in Ireland in past years on today's date - December 18th:


American Robin

Off the Warren Way, near Doneen, Sligo, 2010. 


Hume's Leaf Warbler

Knockadoon Head, Cork, 2003. 

1st Irish Record


Sociable Plover

Shannon Harbour, Offaly, 1998. 

4th Irish Record


Shore Lark

North Shore, Tralee Bay, Kerry, 1976. 

3 birds. 8th Irish Record


Greater Yellowlegs

Downpatrick Marshes, Down, 1955. 

3rd Irish Record. 1st NI Record


Great Grey Shrike

unknown location, Laois, 1847. 

Killed


Undated December records


First for Western Palearctic

18th December. 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 
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 
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  
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