Rare birds found in Ireland in past years on today's date - August 21st:
Off the Bridges of Ross, Clare, 2011.
Possibly the same bird off the Bridges of Ross the following day
Off Kilcummin Head, Mayo, 1999.
9th Irish Record
Off Galley Head, Cork, 1992.
7th Irish Record
Near Arklow, Wicklow, 1898.
Shot. 6th Irish Record
First for Western Palearctic
21st August. No WP firsts are known for this date.