Past Irish Rare Birds
Feed: Past Irish Rare Bird Records

Rare birds found in Ireland in past years on today's date - January 30th:

Ivory Gull

Cromane Harbour, Kerry, 2014. 

Atlantic Gull

Newport Refuse Tip, Mayo, 1998. 

Atlantic island race of Yellow-legged Gull. 2nd Irish record

Kumlien's Gull

Killybegs, Donegal, 1983. 

3rd Irish Record

Great Grey Shrike

Near Beechmount, Belfast, Antrim, 1835. 

Date approx. Shot at the end of the month

Undated January records

First for Western Palearctic

30th January. No WP firsts are known for this date.


Undated Winter 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