Past Irish Rare Birds
Feed: Past Irish Rare Bird Records

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

Greenish Warbler

Old Head of Kinsale, Cork, 2006. 

Whiskered Tern

Tacumshin Lake, Wexford, 2003. 


Central Bog, Cape Clear Island, Cork, 1992. 

Common Rosefinch

Cape Clear Island, Cork, 1977. 

8th Irish Record

Buff-breasted Sandpiper

Akeragh Lough, Kerry, 1961. 

7th Irish Record

Short-toed Lark

Great Saltee Island, Wexford, 1951. 

Probably present since 20th September. 2nd Irish Record

Pectoral Sandpiper

Near Ballina, Mayo, 1935. 

Shot. 5th Irish Record

Melodious Warbler

Old Head of Kinsale, Cork, 1905. 

Killed. 1st Irish Record

Undated September records

First for Western Palearctic

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


Undated Autumn Records



Your chosen Rare Bird photo: Great Spotted Woodpecker
Great Spotted Woodpecker Wexford Ireland
Great Spotted Woodpecker (Dendrocopos major)
Great Saltee Island, County Wexford.
May 10th, 2008
Canon 30D, Canon 300mm f/4 IS +1.4x, 1/1000 f/5.6 ISO 200 
3 more photo(s) of Great Spotted Woodpecker:
Great Spotted Woodpecker, Great Saltee Island, Wexford. 2008 Great Spotted Woodpecker, Howth, Dublin. 2006 Great Spotted Woodpecker, Howth, Dublin. 2006