Past Irish Rare Birds
Feed: Past Irish Rare Bird Records

Rare birds found in Ireland in past years on today's date - October 26th:


Blyth's Reed Warbler

Dursey Island, Cork, 2010. 

5th Irish Record


Northern Bullfinch

The Mullet, Mayo, 2004. 

Up to 5 birds. 3rd Irish Record


Northern Bullfinch

Belfast Harbour Estate, Down, 2004. 

3 birds. 4th Irish Record


Red-breasted Goose

North Slob, Wexford, 1997. 

Consigned to Category D1. 1st Irish Record


Great White Egret

Cape Clear Island, Cork, 1997. 

3rd Irish Record


Thrush Nightingale

West Bog, Cape Clear Island, Cork, 1990. 

2nd Irish Record


Cackling Goose

North Slob, Wexford, 1978. 

Remained to April 1979. 4th Irish Record


Green-winged Teal

Downpatrick Marshes, Down, 1958. 

5th Irish Record. 2nd NI Record


Woodlark

Great Saltee Island, Wexford, 1951. 


Red-breasted Flycatcher

Tory Island Lighthouse, Donegal, 1948. 

Obtained. 6th Irish Record


Squacco Heron

Castlemartyr Demesne, Cork, 1860. 

Shot. 3rd Irish Record


Undated October records


First for Western Palearctic

26th October. No WP firsts are known for this date.

 

Undated Autumn Records

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Your chosen Rare Bird photo: Nightjar
Nightjar Wexford Ireland
Nightjar (Caprimulgus europaeus)
Great Saltee Island, County Wexford.
May 4th, 2008
Canon 30D, Canon 300mm f/4 IS +1.4x, 1/800 f/5.6 ISO 200 
2 more photo(s) of Nightjar:
Nightjar, Great Saltee Island, Wexford. 2008 Nightjar, Great Saltee Island, Wexford. 2003