Past Irish Rare Birds
Feed: Past Irish Rare Bird Records

Rare birds found in Ireland in past years on today's date - March 1st:


King Eider

Annagh Head, The Mullet, Mayo, 2012. 

Possibly the same bird observed off Reen Pier, Co. Kerry the previous 17th December


Thayer's Gull

North Foreshore Tip, Belfast, Antrim, 1997. 

2nd Irish Record. 1st NI Record


Siberian Chiffchaff (tristis)

Near Corrib River, Galway, 1950. 

3rd Irish Record


Ivory Gull

Off Copeland Island, Down, 1931. 

6th Irish Record


Stone Curlew

Brownstown, Waterford, 1840. 

Obtained. 2nd Irish Record


Undated March records


First for Western Palearctic

1st March. No WP firsts are known for this date.

 

Undated Spring Records

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King Eider Wexford Ireland
King Eider (Somateria spectabilis)
Tacumshin Lake, County Wexford.
May 25th, 2008
Canon 30D, Canon 300mm f/4 IS +1.4x, 1/500 f/8 ISO 200