Past Irish Rare Birds
Feed: Past Irish Rare Bird Records

Rare birds found in Ireland in past years on today's date - March 2nd:

Canada Goose

Malin Head, Donegal, 2010. 

Presumed same bird returned the following year

Ivory Gull

New Forge, Belfast, Down, 1989. 

Shore Lark

Magheramorne, Larne, Antrim, 1985. 

9th Irish Record. 2nd NI Record

Undated March records

First for Western Palearctic

2nd March. No WP firsts are known for this date.


Undated Spring Records



Your chosen Rare Bird photo: Avocet
Avocet Wexford Ireland
Avocet (Recurvirostra avosetta)
Tacumshin Lake, County Wexford.
March 15th, 2008
Canon 30D, Canon 300mm f/4 IS +1.4x, 1/800 f/5.6 ISO 200 
4 more photo(s) of Avocet:
Avocet, Ladys Island Lake, Wexford. 2014 Avocet, Tacumshin Lake, Wexford. 2008 Avocet, Bannow Bay, Wexford. 2006 Avocet, Ladys Island Lake, Wexford. 2003