Past Irish Rare Birds
Feed: Past Irish Rare Bird Records

Rare birds found in Ireland in past years on today's date - July 23rd:


Bee-eater

Killaughey Road, Donaghadee, Down, 2011. 

3rd NI Record


Sooty Tern

Off the Bridges of Ross, Clare, 2002. 

2nd Irish Record


Mediterranean Gull

Kilcoole, Wicklow, 1972. 

8th Irish Record


Undated July records


First for Western Palearctic

23rd July. No WP firsts are known for this date.

 

Undated Summer Records

TRIP REPORTS/PHOTOS

Mallorca
Seville
Canaries
Florida

FIRST WESTERN PALEARCTIC RECORDS IN SUMMER - DATE UNKNOWN.

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