Historical
Feed: Past Irish Rare Bird Records

IRISH RARE BIRD
RECORDS

Today is Wednesday 16th April 2014. Rare birds found in Ireland in past years on 16th April:


Red-breasted Goose

Dingle Marina, Kerry, 2005. 

Consigned to Category D1. 2nd Irish Record


Killdeer

Aughrusbeg, Conemara, Galway, 2005. 


White's Thrush

Copeland Island Bird Observatory, Down, 1993. 

Trapped. 4th Irish Record


Nightingale

Ineerbeg, Cape Clear Island, Cork, 1968. 

Trapped in the Escallonia Garden 4 days later

Nightingale photo


Little Bunting

Great Saltee Island, Wexford, 1957. 

Trapped. 7th Irish Record


Hobby

Loftus Hall, Hook Head, Wexford, 1899. 

Obtained. 10th Irish Record

Hobby photo


Scops Owl

Near Kilmore, Wexford, 1847. 

Date approx. Killed a few days before the 19th April. 2nd Irish Record


Undated April records


First for Western Palearctic

16th April. No WP firsts are known for this date.

 

Undated Spring Records

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Your chosen Rare Bird photo: Avocet
Avocet Wexford Ireland
Avocet (Recurvirostra avosetta)
Tacumshin, County Wexford.
March 15th, 2008
3 more photo(s) of Avocet:
Avocet, Tacumshin, Wexford. 2008 Avocet, Bannow Bay, Wexford. 2006 Avocet, Ladys Island, Wexford. 2003