Historical
Feed: Past Irish Rare Bird Records

IRISH RARE BIRD
RECORDS

Today is Wednesday 23rd April 2014. Rare birds found in Ireland in past years on 23rd April:


Tawny Pipit

Ballycotton, Cork, 2010. 

Tawny Pipit photo


Pied-billed Grebe

Lough Anarget, Glencolmcille , Donegal, 1988. 

2nd Irish Record

Pied-billed Grebe photo


Purple Heron

Garretstown, Cork, 1987. 

6th Irish Record


Kentish Plover

Herdman Channel, Belfast, Antrim, 1977. 

10th Irish Record. 5th NI Record

Kentish Plover photo


Surf Scoter

Rossbeigh, Kerry, 1972. 

9th Irish Record


Kentish Plover

Ballycotton, Cork, 1970. 

9th Irish Record

Kentish Plover photo


Fan-tailed Warbler

East Bog, Cape Clear Island, Cork, 1962. 

1st Irish Record


Undated April records


First Records for
WESTERN PALEARCTIC

Today is 23rd April. The following first records for the Western Palearctic were found on this date:


Kelp Gull

23rd April, 1997.

Zira Islet, Banc d'Arguin National Park, Mauritania.

Remained until 25th September. Paired with a Yellow-legged Gull when found and remained so until at least December 2007 when last observed. Breeding not recorded

Pineau, O. et al 2001. The Kelp Gull at Banc d'Arguin - a new Western Palearctic bird. Birding World 14(3): 110-111


Undated Spring Western Palearctic Records


TRIP REPORTS/PHOTOS

Mallorca
Seville
Canaries
Florida

IRISH BUTTERFLY PHOTOS
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Common Blue Wexford Ireland
Common Blue
The Raven
County Wexford
August 20th
Holly Blue Wexford Ireland
Holly Blue
Wexford Town
County Wexford
August
Small Blue Wexford Ireland
Small Blue
The Raven
County Wexford
June
Small Blue Wexford Ireland
Small Blue
The Raven
County Wexford
June
Small Blue Wexford Ireland
Small Blue
The Raven
County Wexford
June
Small Blue Wexford Ireland
Small Blue
The Raven
County Wexford
June
Meadow Brown Kildare Ireland
Meadow Brown
Lullymore
County Kildare
July
Grayling Clare Ireland
Grayling
The Burren
County Clare
August 6th
Grayling Wexford Ireland
Grayling
The Raven
County Wexford
July 28th
Grayling Wexford Ireland
Grayling
The Raven
County Wexford
July 28th
Large Heath Tipperary Ireland
Large Heath
Ashton's Callows
County Tipperary
June 23rd
Ringlet Kildare Ireland
Ringlet
Ballinafagh Lake
County Kildare
July
Ringlet Kildare Ireland
Ringlet
Ballinafagh Lake
County Kildare
July
Dingy Skipper Kildare Ireland
Dingy Skipper
Lullymore
County Kildare
May 27th
Dingy Skipper Kildare Ireland
Dingy Skipper
Lullymore
County Kildare
May 27th
Dingy Skipper Kildare Ireland
Dingy Skipper
Lullymore
County Kildare
June 7th
Speckled Wood Wexford Ireland
Speckled Wood
Carnsore Point
County Wexford
June
Speckled Wood Wexford Ireland
Speckled Wood
The Raven
County Wexford
June
Speckled Wood Wexford Ireland
Speckled Wood
Wexford Town
County Wexford
September
Green Hairstreak Kildare Ireland
Green Hairstreak
Ballinafagh Lake
County Kildare
May
Green Hairstreak Kildare Ireland
Green Hairstreak
Ballinafagh Lake
County Kildare
May
Red Admiral Wexford Ireland
Red Admiral
Hook Head
County Wexford
October
Red Admiral Wexford Ireland
Red Admiral
Hook Head
County Wexford
September
Wall Brown Wexford Ireland
Wall Brown
Carnsore Point
County Wexford
August
Wall Brown Wexford Ireland
Wall Brown
Carnsore Point
County Wexford
June
Wall Brown Wexford Ireland
Wall Brown
Carnsore Point
County Wexford
August 8th
Comma Wexford Ireland
Comma
Castlebridge
County Wexford
August 3rd
Comma Wexford Ireland
Comma
Castlebridge
County Wexford
August 3rd
Comma Wexford Ireland
Comma
Castlebridge
County Wexford
August 3rd
Small Copper Wicklow Ireland
Small Copper
Newcastle
County Wicklow
June
Small Copper Wexford Ireland
Small Copper
Carnsore Point
County Wexford
August
Small Copper Wexford Ireland
Small Copper
Ballyvaloo
County Wexford
June 1st
Dark Green Fritillary Wexford Ireland
Dark Green Fritillary
The Cull
County Wexford
August
Marsh Fritillary Kildare Ireland
Marsh Fritillary
Lullymore
County Kildare
June 4th
Marsh Fritillary Kildare Ireland
Marsh Fritillary
Lullymore
County Kildare
June 4th
Marsh Fritillary Kildare Ireland
Marsh Fritillary
Lullymore
County Kildare
June 7th
Marsh Fritillary Kildare Ireland
Marsh Fritillary
Lullymore
County Kildare
June 7th
Pearl-bordered Fritillary Clare Ireland
Pearl-bordered Fritillary
The Burren
County Clare
May
Silver-washed Fritillary Wexford Ireland
Silver-washed Fritillary
The Raven
County Wexford
August
Gatekeeper Wexford Ireland
Gatekeeper
The Raven
County Wexford
July
Brown Hairstreak Clare Ireland
Brown Hairstreak
The Burren
County Clare
August
Brown Hairstreak Clare Ireland
Brown Hairstreak
The Burren
County Clare
August
Small Heath Wexford Ireland
Small Heath
The Raven
County Wexford
August
Painted Lady Wexford Ireland
Painted Lady
Hook Head
County Wexford
October
Painted Lady Wexford Ireland
Painted Lady
Ballyvaloo
County Wexford
September
Peacock Kildare Ireland
Peacock
Ballinafagh Lake
County Kildare
June
Peacock Wexford Ireland
Peacock
The Raven
County Wexford
August
Essex Skipper Wexford Ireland
Essex Skipper
Tacumshin
County Wexford
July 29th
Essex Skipper Wexford Ireland
Essex Skipper
Tacumshin
County Wexford
July 29th
Small Skipper Kildare Ireland
Small Skipper
Derrymahon
County Kildare
July 17th
Small Skipper Kildare Ireland
Small Skipper
Derrymahon
County Kildare
July 17th
Small Tortoiseshell Wexford Ireland
Small Tortoiseshell
Wexford Town
County Wexford
August
Purple Hairstreak Wicklow Ireland
Purple Hairstreak
Dargle Valley
County Wicklow
August
Purple Hairstreak Wicklow Ireland
Purple Hairstreak
Dargle Valley
County Wicklow
August
Brimstone Clare Ireland
Brimstone
The Burren
County Clare
August
Brimstone Clare Ireland
Brimstone
The Burren
County Clare
August
Orange Tip Kildare Ireland
Orange Tip
Ballinafagh Lake
County Kildare
May
Orange Tip Kildare Ireland
Orange Tip
Lullymore
County Kildare
June
Green-veined White Kildare Ireland
Green-veined White
Lullymore
County Kildare
July 21st
Green-veined White Wexford Ireland
Green-veined White
Wexford Town
County Wexford
August
Green-veined White Wexford Ireland
Green-veined White
Ballyvaloo
County Wexford
August 2nd
Large White Wexford Ireland
Large White
Wexford Town
County Wexford
August 2nd
Wood White Kildare Ireland
Wood White
Lullymore
County Kildare
May
Wood White Wexford Ireland
Wood White
The Raven
County Wexford
June
Wood White Wexford Ireland
Wood White
The Raven
County Wexford
August
Clouded Yellow Wexford Ireland
Clouded Yellow
Rosslare Back Strand
County Wexford
August 16th
Clouded Yellow Wexford Ireland
Clouded Yellow
Rosslare Back Strand
County Wexford
August 16th