Past Irish Rare Birds
Feed: Past Irish Rare Bird Records

Rare birds found in Ireland in past years on today's date - December 18th:


American Robin

Off the Warren Way, near Doneen, Sligo, 2010. 


Hume's Leaf Warbler

Knockadoon Head, Cork, 2003. 

1st Irish Record


Sociable Plover

Shannon Harbour, Offaly, 1998. 

4th Irish Record


Shore Lark

North Shore, Tralee Bay, Kerry, 1976. 

3 birds. 8th Irish Record


Greater Yellowlegs

Downpatrick Marshes, Down, 1955. 

3rd Irish Record. 1st NI Record


Great Grey Shrike

unknown location, Laois, 1847. 

Killed


Undated December records


First for Western Palearctic

18th December. No WP firsts are known for this date.

 

Undated Winter Records

TRIP REPORTS/PHOTOS

Mallorca
Seville
Canaries
Florida

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-breasted Sandpipers 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