Past Irish Rare Birds
Feed: Past Irish Rare Bird Records

Rare birds found in Ireland in past years on today's date - January 31st:


Caspian Gull

Culmore Tip, Derry, 2007. 


Cattle Egret

Rosscarbery, Cork, 1999. 

8th Irish Record


American Wigeon

Strangford Lough, Down, 1963. 

Shot. 2nd Irish Record. 1st NI Record


Blue-winged Teal

Downpatrick Marshes, Down, 1956. 

Shot. 6th Irish Record. 1st NI Record


Red-crested Pochard

South Slob, Wexford, 1949. 

2 birds. 3rd Irish Record


Ivory Gull

Bantry Bay, Cork, 1852. 

Shot. 2nd Irish Record


Undated January records


First for Western Palearctic

31st January. No WP firsts are known for this date.

 

Undated Winter 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