Past Irish Rare Birds
Feed: Past Irish Rare Bird Records

Rare birds found in Ireland in past years on today's date - November 26th:

Desert Wheatear

Garryvoe, Cork, 1995. 

3rd Irish Record

Ivory Gull

Bangor, Down, 1978. 

9th Irish Record

Rough-legged Buzzard

Horn Head, Donegal, 1891. 

Caught. 10th Irish Record

Undated November records

First Records for

Today is 26th November. The following first records for the Western Palearctic were found on this date:

American Purple Gallinule

26th November, 1957.

Sao Miguel, Azores.

Collected. An earlier 1883 record from Norway is probably an escape

Bannerman, D.A. and Bannerman, W.M. 1966. Birds of the Atlantic Islands. A History of the Birds of the Azores. Oliver and Boyd. Edinburgh and London

Undated Winter Western Palearctic 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