Past Irish Rare Birds
Feed: Past Irish Rare Bird Records

Rare birds found in Ireland in past years on today's date - October 24th:


Common Nighthawk

Near Cahirciveen, Kerry, 2009. 

Found exhausted and taken in to care. Released the following day. 2nd Irish Record


Collared Pratincole

Near Ballyconneely, Galway, 2007. 

3rd Irish Record


Red-rumped Swallow

Rusheen Bay, Galway, 2007. 


Pied-billed Grebe

Lough Aderra, Cork, 2000. 

6th Irish Record


Common Nighthawk

Ballydonegan, Cork, 1999. 

1st Irish Record


Chimney Swift

Churchtown, Wexford, 1999. 

4th Irish Record


Olive-backed Pipit

Alderwood, Cape Clear Island, Cork, 1990. 

4th Irish Record


Radde's Warbler

Old Head of Kinsale, Cork, 1988. 

5th Irish Record


Pallas's Warbler

Hook Head, Wexford, 1985. 

Trapped. 4th Irish Record


Blackpoll Warbler

Near the East Bog, Cape Clear Island, Cork, 1982. 

2nd Irish Record. 24th WP record


Canada Goose

North Slob, Wexford, 1970. 

At least 4 birds including 2 returning, 1 remaining to April 1971 and up to 3 returning during 1972 and 1973. 2nd Irish Record


Little Bunting

Rogerstown Estuary, Dublin, 1954. 

5th Irish Record


Undated October records


First Records for
WESTERN PALEARCTIC

Today is 24th October. The following first records for the Western Palearctic were found on this date:


Pied-billed Grebe

24th October, 1927.

Terceira, Azores.

Collected

Bannerman, D.A. and Bannerman, W.M. 1966. Birds of the Atlantic Islands. A History of the Birds of the Azores. Oliver and Boyd. Edinburgh and London.


Undated Autumn 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:
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 
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