Past Irish Rare Birds
Feed: Past Irish Rare Bird Records

Rare birds found in Ireland in past years on today's date - September 2nd:


Citrine Wagtail

Tacumshin Lake, Wexford, 2011. 

2 birds


American Black Tern

Rahasane Turlough, Galway, 2007. 

4th Irish Record


Citrine Wagtail

Ballycotton, Cork, 2004. 

8th Irish Record


Booted Warbler

Ballycotton, Cork, 2004. 

2nd Irish Record


Booted Warbler

Annagh Head, Mayo, 2004. 

3rd Irish Record


Western Bonelli's Warbler

Great Saltee Island, Wexford, 1991. 

Trapped. Considered to be the race bonelli


Wilson's Phalarope

Ballycotton, Cork, 1968. 

4th Irish Record


Woodlark

Lough Errul, Cape Clear Island, Cork, 1965. 


Greater Yellowlegs

Three Islets, Lough Neagh, Antrim, 1962. 

5th Irish Record. 3rd NI Record


Western Bonelli's Warbler

Lighthouse Road, Cape Clear Island, Cork, 1961. 

Trapped. Considered to be the race bonelli. 1st Irish Record


Icterine Warbler

Cape Clear Island, Cork, 1959. 

7th Irish Record


Aquatic Warbler

Great Saltee Island, Wexford, 1958. 

4th Irish Record


Icterine Warbler

Tuskar Rock, Wexford, 1914. 

Picked up dead. 2nd Irish Record


Undated September records


First Records for
WESTERN PALEARCTIC

Today is 2nd September. The following first records for the Western Palearctic were found on this date:


Southern Giant Petrel

2nd September, 1991.

Adriatic Sea, At sea.

Seen from a ferry travelling between Greece and Ancona in Italy. An earlier record of a Giant Petrel off Ile d'Ouessant in November 1967 was not specifically identified

Brichetti, P. et al 1995. Comitato di Omologazione Italiano. Rivista Italiana di Ornitologia 65: 147-149


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