Past Irish Rare Birds
Feed: Past Irish Rare Bird Records

Rare birds found in Ireland in past years on today's date - September 14th:

Greenish Warbler

Cape Clear Island, Cork, 2006. 

Stilt Sandpiper

Burnhamwood Lagoon, Dingle, Kerry, 2003. 

American Black Tern

Smerwick Harbour, Kerry, 2003. 

2nd Irish Record

Sharp-tailed Sandpiper

Tacumshin Lake, Wexford, 1997. 

2nd Irish Record

Greenish Warbler

Redshire Road, Murrintown, Wexford, 1996. 

Rock Thrush

Kilbaha, Loop Head, Clare, 1995. 

2nd Irish Record


Cape Clear Island, Cork, 1967. 

10th Irish Record

Red-headed Bunting

Cape Clear Island, Cork, 1964. 

9th Irish Record. Assigned to Category D1

Alpine Swift

Great Saltee Island, Wexford, 1958. 

8th Irish Record

Icterine Warbler

Copeland Island, Down , 1958. 

Trapped. 5th Irish Record

Red-throated Pipit

Great Saltee Island, Wexford, 1956. 

3rd Irish Record

Mealy Redpoll

The Tearaght, Kerry, 1890. 

3rd Irish Record

Undated September records

First Records for

Today is 14th September. The following first records for the Western Palearctic were found on this date:

Black-throated Blue Warbler

14th September, 1988.

Heimaey, Vestmannaeyjar (Westman Islands), Iceland.

Remained until 19th September

Petursson, G. 1990. Letters: Icelandic Rarities. Birding World 3(10): 348

Undated Autumn Western Palearctic Records



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Collared Pratincole Mayo Ireland
Collared Pratincole (Glareola pratincola)
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June 6th, 2007