Rare birds found in Ireland in past years on today's date - December 21st:
Lemonstown, Dunlavin, Wicklow, 1981.
4th Irish Record
Cork Harbour, Cork, 1969.
5th Irish Record
Acton Lake, Armagh, 1957.
Probably at the same location the previous week. 3rd Irish Record
First for Western Palearctic
21st December. No WP firsts are known for this date.