Past Irish Rare Birds
Feed: Past Irish Rare Bird Records

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


Daurian (Isabelline) Shrike

Our Lady's Island, Wexford, 2013. 

4th Irish Record


Canada or Cackling Goose

North Slob, Wexford, 1958. 

1 or 2 birds until April 1959. Considered to be genuine vagrants not identified to either species. 6th Irish Record


Squacco Heron

Near Derry, Derry, 1881. 

Shot. 6th Irish Record. 1st NI Record


Undated November records


First Records for
WESTERN PALEARCTIC

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


American Royal Tern

24th November, 1979.

Kenfig Pool, Mid Glamorgan, Wales.

First confirmed record of the nominate North American race although earlier European records possibly of this race also

Moon, S.J. 1983. The eventual identification of a Royal Tern in Mid Glamorgan. British Birds 76(8): 335-339


Kumlien's Gull

24th November, 1869.

Black Ness, near Stromness, Orkney, Scotland.

Killed. Specimen discovered in the Natural History Museum, Tring in 1997 when exact identity was established and accepted by the BOURC. Location sometimes erroneously given as Shetland

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


Undated Winter Western Palearctic Records


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Common Bird Photos from Ireland 
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 
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