Past Irish Rare Birds
Feed: Past Irish Rare Bird Records

Rare birds found in Ireland in past years on today's date - September 22nd:


Black-browed Albatross

Off Annagh Head, The Mullet, Mayo, 2009. 


Solitary Sandpiper

Annagh Head, The Mullet, Mayo, 2009. 

Relocated near Termoncarragh later the same day. 5th Irish Record


Citrine Wagtail

Lissagriffin, Cork, 2007. 


Pechora Pipit

East Town, Tory Island, Donegal, 2001. 

2nd Irish Record


Greenish Warbler

Ballycotton, Cork, 1997. 


Kentish Plover

Ballycotton, Cork, 1980. 


Semipalmated Sandpiper

North Bull Island, Dublin, 1980. 

6th Irish Record


Bluethroat

Ballycotton, Cork, 1970. 


Wilson's Phalarope

Kinnegar Shore, Belfast Lough, Down, 1969. 

6th Irish Record. 1st NI Record


Little Ringed Plover

Ballycotton, Cork, 1968. 

2nd Irish Record


Red-headed Bunting

Great Saltee Island, Wexford, 1959. 

5th Irish Record. Assigned to Category D1


Melodious Warbler

Great Saltee Island, Wexford, 1956. 

Trapped. 4th Irish Record


Rufous Bush Robin

Great Saltee Island, Wexford, 1951. 

Race syriaca or familiaris, aka Grey-backed Warbler. 2nd Irish Record


Red-headed Bunting

Great Saltee Island, Wexford, 1951. 

1st Irish Record. Assigned to Category D1


Undated September records


First Records for
WESTERN PALEARCTIC

Today is 22nd September. The following first records for the Western Palearctic were found on this date:


American Osprey

22nd September, 2008.

Hafnarfjorthur, Gullbringusysla, Iceland.

North American race of Osprey

Strandberg, R. 2013. Ageing, sexing and subspecific identification of Osprey, and two WP records of American Osprey. Dutch Birding 35(2): 69-87


Undated Autumn Western Palearctic 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