Past Irish Rare Birds
Feed: Past Irish Rare Bird Records

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


Citrine Wagtail

Tacumshin Lake, Wexford, 2011. 

2 birds


American Black Tern

Rahasane Turlough, Galway, 2007. 

4th Irish Record


Citrine Wagtail

Ballycotton, Cork, 2004. 

8th Irish Record


Booted Warbler

Ballycotton, Cork, 2004. 

2nd Irish Record


Booted Warbler

Annagh Head, Mayo, 2004. 

3rd Irish Record


Western Bonelli's Warbler

Great Saltee Island, Wexford, 1991. 

Trapped. Considered to be the race bonelli


Wilson's Phalarope

Ballycotton, Cork, 1968. 

4th Irish Record


Woodlark

Lough Errul, Cape Clear Island, Cork, 1965. 


Greater Yellowlegs

Three Islets, Lough Neagh, Antrim, 1962. 

5th Irish Record. 3rd NI Record


Western Bonelli's Warbler

Lighthouse Road, Cape Clear Island, Cork, 1961. 

Trapped. Considered to be the race bonelli. 1st Irish Record


Icterine Warbler

Cape Clear Island, Cork, 1959. 

7th Irish Record


Aquatic Warbler

Great Saltee Island, Wexford, 1958. 

4th Irish Record


Icterine Warbler

Tuskar Rock, Wexford, 1914. 

Picked up dead. 2nd Irish Record


Undated September records


First Records for
WESTERN PALEARCTIC

Today is 2nd September. The following first records for the Western Palearctic were found on this date:


Southern Giant Petrel

2nd September, 1991.

Adriatic Sea, At sea.

Seen from a ferry travelling between Greece and Ancona in Italy. An earlier record of a Giant Petrel off Ile d'Ouessant in November 1967 was not specifically identified

Brichetti, P. et al 1995. Comitato di Omologazione Italiano. Rivista Italiana di Ornitologia 65: 147-149


Undated Autumn Western Palearctic Records


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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