Past Irish Rare Birds
Feed: Past Irish Rare Bird Records

Rare birds found in Ireland in past years on today's date - December 22nd:


American Black Duck

Near Milford, Donegal, 2007. 


Franklin's Gull

Blackrock Castle, Cork, 2005. 

10th Irish Record


Undated December records


First Records for
WESTERN PALEARCTIC

Today is 22nd December. The following first records for the Western Palearctic were found on this date:


Hermit Thrush

22nd December, 1825.

Near Kleinzerbst, Köthen, Saxony-Anhalt, Germany.

Caught. Specimen ended up in the collection of Johann Friedrich Naumann

Alexander, W.B. and Fitter, R.S.R. 1955. American Land Birds in Western Europe. British Birds 48(1): 1-14


Undated Winter Western Palearctic Records


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Your chosen Rare Bird photo: American Golden Plover
American Golden Plover Wexford Ireland
American Golden Plover (Pluvialis dominica)
Tacumshin Lake, County Wexford.
September 22nd, 2007
Canon 30D, Canon 300mm f/4 IS +1.4x, 1/1250 f/7.1 ISO 200 
10 more photo(s) of American Golden Plover:
American Golden Plover, Tacumshin Lake, Wexford. 2012 American Golden Plover, Tacumshin Lake, Wexford. 2012 American Golden Plover, Tacumshin Lake, Wexford. 2012 American Golden Plover, Tacumshin Lake, Wexford. 2011 American Golden Plover, Tacumshin Lake, Wexford. 2007 American Golden Plover, Tacumshin Lake, Wexford. 2007 American Golden Plover, Tacumshin Lake, Wexford. 2002 American Golden Plover, Swords Estuary, Dublin. 2003 American Golden Plover, Swords Estuary, Dublin. 2003 American Golden Plover, Tacumshin Lake, Wexford. 2002