Past Irish Rare Birds
Feed: Past Irish Rare Bird Records

Rare birds found in Ireland in past years on today's date - March 2nd:

Canada Goose

Malin Head, Donegal, 2010. 

Presumed same bird returned the following year

Ivory Gull

New Forge, Belfast, Down, 1989. 

Shore Lark

Magheramorne, Larne, Antrim, 1985. 

9th Irish Record. 2nd NI Record

Undated March records

First for Western Palearctic

2nd March. No WP firsts are known for this date.


Undated Spring 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