Past Irish Rare Birds
Feed: Past Irish Rare Bird Records

Rare birds found in Ireland in past years on today's date - September 19th:


Tawny Pipit

Tacumshin Lake, Wexford, 2006. 


American Black Duck

Barrow Harbour, Kerry, 1996. 

Returned until early 2002. 9th Irish Record


Tawny Pipit

Tacumshin Lake, Wexford, 1992. 


Stilt Sandpiper

Rosscarbery, Cork, 1991. 

9th Irish Record


Lesser Yellowlegs

South Slob, Wexford, 1963. 

5th Irish Record


Yellow-browed Warbler

Cape Clear Island, Cork, 1959. 

6th Irish Record


Greenish Warbler

Great Saltee Island, Wexford, 1957. 

Trapped. 2nd Irish Record


Lesser Whitethroat

Maidens Rock, Antrim, 1915. 

4th Irish Record


Wryneck

North Aran Lighthouse, Eeragh Island, Galway, 1912. 

Killed striking lighthouse. 7th Irish Record


Reed Warbler

Tuskar Rock, Wexford, 1911. 

5 birds, 2 obtained. 3rd Irish Record


Mealy Redpoll

The Tearaght, Kerry, 1889. 

2nd Irish Record


Sabine's Gull

Donegal Bay, Donegal, 1878. 

Shot. 8th Irish Record


Undated September records


First Records for
WESTERN PALEARCTIC

Today is 19th September. The following first records for the Western Palearctic were found on this date:


Bobolink

19th September, 1962.

St. Agnes, Isles of Scilly, England.

Trapped. Held overnight and released the following day but was not subsequently seen

Parslow, J.L.F and Carter, M.J. 1965. Bobolink in the Isles of Scilly: a new British bird. British Birds 58: 208-214


Undated Autumn Western Palearctic Records


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Your chosen Rare Bird photo: Buff-breasted Sandpiper
Buff-breasted Sandpiper Wexford Ireland
Buff-breasted Sandpiper (Tryngites subruficollis)
Tacumshin Lake, County Wexford.
September 20th, 2009
Canon 30D, Canon 300mm f/4 IS +1.4x, 1/1250 f/7.1 ISO 200 
Six Buff-b's were present today at Tacumshin Lake
7 more photo(s) of Buff-breasted Sandpiper:
Buff-breasted Sandpiper, Tacumshin Lake, Wexford. 2013 Buff-breasted Sandpiper, Tacumshin Lake, Wexford. 2011 Buff-breasted Sandpiper, Tacumshin Lake, Wexford. 2011 Buff-breasted Sandpiper, Tacumshin Lake, Wexford. 2009 Buff-breasted Sandpiper, Tacumshin Lake, Wexford. 2006 Buff-breasted Sandpiper, Tacumshin Lake, Wexford. 2006 Buff-breasted Sandpiper, Tacumshin Lake, Wexford. 2003