Rare birds found in Ireland in past years on today's date - November 27th:
Hillsborough Lake, Down, 1999.
2 birds. 4th Irish Record
American Black Duck
Mayglass, near Bridgetown, Wexford, 1966.
Shot. 3rd Irish Record
First Records for
Today is 27th November. The following first records for the Western Palearctic were found on this date:
27th November, 1968.
Near Bucharest, Romania.
Collected. The possibility that the record involved an aberrant specimen of Long-legged Buzzard is not completely ruled out
Cramp, S. and Simmons, K.E.L. (eds) 1980. BWP 2. Oxford University Press