Past Irish Rare Birds
Feed: Past Irish Rare Bird Records

Rare birds found in Ireland in past years on today's date - August 21st:

Macaronesian Shearwater

Off the Bridges of Ross, Clare, 2011. 

Possibly the same bird off the Bridges of Ross the following day

Macaronesian Shearwater

Off Kilcummin Head, Mayo, 1999. 

9th Irish Record

Fea's Petrel

Off Galley Head, Cork, 1992. 

7th Irish Record

Montagu's Harrier

Near Arklow, Wicklow, 1898. 

Shot. 6th Irish Record

Undated August records

First for Western Palearctic

21st August. No WP firsts are known for this date.


Undated Autumn Records



Your chosen Rare Bird photo: Collared Pratincole
Collared Pratincole Mayo Ireland
Collared Pratincole (Glareola pratincola)
Annagh Beach, County Mayo.
June 6th, 2007