Rare birds found in Ireland in past years on today's date - December 22nd:
American Black Duck
Near Milford, Donegal, 2007.
Blackrock Castle, Cork, 2005.
10th Irish Record
First Records for
Today is 22nd December. The following first records for the Western Palearctic were found on this date:
22nd December, 1825.
Near Kleinzerbst, Kothen, Saxony-Anhalt, Germany.
Caught. Specimen ended up in the collection of Johann Friedrich Naumann
Alexander, W.B. and Fitter, R.S.R. 1955. American Land Birds in Western Europe. British Birds 48(1): 1-14