Past Irish Rare Birds
Feed: Past Irish Rare Bird Records

Rare birds found in Ireland in past years on today's date - August 23rd:

Caspian Tern

Tacumshin Lake, Wexford, 2013. 

Black Kite

Near Arklow, Wicklow, 2008. 

Observed in flight heading north

Macaronesian Shearwater

22' NW of Loop Head, Clare, 2005. 

Macaronesian Shearwater

Off the Bridges of Ross, Clare, 2001. 

White Stork

Tacumshin Lake, Wexford, 1980. 

Honey Buzzard

Near the Youth Hostel, Cape Clear Island, Cork, 1972. 

1st Cape Clear Island Record

Greater Yellowlegs

Ballycotton, Cork, 1968. 

7th Irish Record

Wood Sandpiper

Calary Bog, near The Sugarloaf, Wicklow, 1885. 

Shot. 1st Irish Record

Little Bustard

Killough, near Powerscourt, Wicklow, 1833. 

2 birds, 1 shot. 1st Irish Record

Undated August records

First for Western Palearctic

23rd August. No WP firsts are known for this date.


Undated Autumn Records



Your chosen Rare Bird photo: Garden Warbler
Garden Warbler Wexford Ireland
Garden Warbler (Sylvia borin)
Great Saltee Island, County Wexford.
May 13th, 2006
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