Past Irish Rare Birds
Feed: Past Irish Rare Bird Records

Rare birds found in Ireland in past years on today's date - March 3rd:


Ivory Gull

Baltimore, Cork, 2009. 

Previously observed at Gujan-Mestras, Gironde, south-west France from 21st January to 26th February


Tundra Bean Goose

Kilcoman Reserve, Cork, 2006. 

5th Irish Record


Scandinavian Rock Pipit

Briggs Rocks, Belfast Lough, Down, 2000. 

3 birds. 10th Irish Record. 6th NI Record


Scandinavian Rock Pipit

Doorin Point, Donegal, 1997. 

7th Irish Record


Pine Bunting

Seatown Road, Swords, Dublin, 1996. 

2nd Irish Record


American Herring Gull

Cork City Dump, Cork, 1990. 

4th Irish Record


American Herring Gull

Ballycotton, Cork, 1990. 

5th Irish Record


American Herring Gull

Killybegs, Donegal, 1990. 

2 birds. 6th Irish Record


Forster's Tern

Dungarvan , Waterford, 1987. 

8th Irish Record


Tundra (Whistling) Swan

South Slob, Wexford, 1985. 

5th Irish Record


Mediterranean Gull

Dun Laoghaire, Dublin, 1973. 

10th Irish Record


Undated March records


First for Western Palearctic

3rd March. No WP firsts are known for this date.

 

Undated Spring Records

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Your chosen Rare Bird photo: Cattle Egret
Cattle Egret Wexford Ireland
Cattle Egret (Bubulcus ibis)
Coolkeeran, Killinick, County Wexford.
March 9th, 2008
Canon 30D, Canon 300mm f/4 IS +1.4x, 1/2000 f/7.1 ISO 200 
8 more photo(s) of Cattle Egret:
Cattle Egret, Tacumshin Lake, Wexford. 2014 Cattle Egret, Tacumshin Lake, Wexford. 2014 Cattle Egret, Tacumshin Lake, Wexford. 2014 Cattle Egret, Tintern Abbey, Wexford. 2012 Cattle Egret, Coolkeeran, Killinick, Wexford. 2008 Cattle Egret, Coolkeeran, Killinick, Wexford. 2008 Cattle Egret, Coolkeeran, Killinick, Wexford. 2008 Cattle Egret, Ballyhoge, Wexford. 2008