Today is Wednesday 16th April 2014. Rare birds found in Ireland in past years on 16th April:
Dingle Marina, Kerry, 2005.
Consigned to Category D1. 2nd Irish Record
Aughrusbeg, Conemara, Galway, 2005.
Copeland Island Bird Observatory, Down, 1993.
Trapped. 4th Irish Record
Ineerbeg, Cape Clear Island, Cork, 1968.
Trapped in the Escallonia Garden 4 days later
Great Saltee Island, Wexford, 1957.
Trapped. 7th Irish Record
Loftus Hall, Hook Head, Wexford, 1899.
Obtained. 10th Irish Record
Near Kilmore, Wexford, 1847.
Date approx. Killed a few days before the 19th April. 2nd Irish Record
First for Western Palearctic
16th April. No WP firsts are known for this date.
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