FIRSTS FOR WESTERN PALEARCTIC
Undated Summer Records
African Skimmer - Yarqon River, near Tel Aviv, Israel. Summer, 1934.
2 birds collected
Shirihai, H. 1996. The Birds of Israel. Academic Press

Shikra - Near Lenkoran, Azerbaijan. Summer, 1933.
3 birds obtained including 1 found in a nest during June
Gregory, G. 2007. Shikra in the Wester Palearctic. Birding World 20(4): 159-161

Red-winged Blackbird - Holton, Suffolk, England. Summer, 1824.
Killed
Palmer, P. 2000. First for Britain and Ireland 1600-1999. Arlequin Press

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Iceland Gull, Co. Wexford, Ireland.
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Iceland Gull, Co. Wexford, Ireland.
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