Past Irish Rare Birds
Feed: Past Irish Rare Bird Records

Rare birds found in Ireland in past years on today's date - July 28th:

Stone Curlew

Vartry Reservoir, Wicklow, 1999. 

Stone Curlew

SW Corner of Our Lady's Island Lake, Wexford, 1990. 

Whiskered Tern

Kilmacsimon, Cork, 1985. 

7th Irish Record

Undated July records

First Records for

Today is 28th July. The following first records for the Western Palearctic were found on this date:

Yellow-crowned Night Heron

28th July, 2010.

Angra de Heroismo Marina, Terceira, Azores.

Remained until April 2011 at least

Eds. 2011. Western Palearctic News. Birding World 24(1): 12

Undated Summer Western Palearctic 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