Past Irish Rare Birds
Feed: Past Irish Rare Bird Records

Rare birds found in Ireland in past years on today's date - September 17th:


Terek Sandpiper

Robertstown Creek, Foynes, Limerick, 2009. 

5th Irish Record


Greenish Warbler

Barry's Head, Cork, 2009. 


Rough-legged Buzzard

Copeland Island Bird Observatory, Down, 2003. 


Atlantic Gull

Black Rock, Kerry , 1994. 

Atlantic island race of Yellow-legged Gull. 1st Irish record


Fea's Petrel

Off Galley Head, Cork, 1991. 

5th Irish Record


Least Sandpiper

Our Lady's Island Lake, Wexford, 1978. 

5th Irish Record


Bluethroat

St. John's Point, Down, 1968. 

Race svecica. 1st NI Record


Lesser Yellowlegs

Shanagarry Marsh, Cork, 1967. 

10th Irish Record


Temminck's Stint

Akeragh Lough, Kerry, 1964. 

10th Irish Record


Aquatic Warbler

The Waist, Cape Clear Island, Cork, 1963. 

Trapped. 8th Irish Record


Bluethroat

Central Bog, Cape Clear Island, Cork, 1959. 

4th Irish Record


Barred Warbler

Great Saltee Island, Wexford, 1956. 

8th Irish Record


Little Ringed Plover

North Bull Island, Dublin, 1953. 

4 birds. 1st Irish Record


Little Bunting

Great Saltee Island, Wexford, 1953. 

4th Irish Record


Red-breasted Flycatcher

Great Saltee Island, Wexford, 1952. 

Trapped. 8th Irish Record


Subalpine Warbler

Hook Head Lighthouse, Wexford, 1933. 

Found dead. 1st Irish Record


Barred Warbler

Rockabill Island , Dublin, 1912. 

3rd Irish Record


Wryneck

Fastnet Rock, Cork, 1898. 

Found dead. 6th Irish Record


Squacco Heron

Waterville, Kerry, 1895. 

Shot. 8th Irish Record


Undated September records


First Records for
WESTERN PALEARCTIC

Today is 17th September. The following first records for the Western Palearctic were found on this date:


Northern Waterthrush

17th September, 1955.

Ile d'Ouessant, Finistere, France.

Captured

Etchecopar, R.D. 1995. Observation Ouessant et premiere capture en Europe de Seiurus novaeboracensis. L'oiseau et RFO 25: 313-314


Brook's Leaf Warbler

17th September, 1882.

Orenburg, Russia.

Considered unproven by some

Cramp, S. (ed) 1992. BWP 6. Oxford University Press


Undated Autumn Western Palearctic Records


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Your chosen Rare Bird photo: Northern Waterthrush
Northern Waterthrush Cork Ireland
Northern Waterthrush (Seiurus noveboracensis)
Cape Clear Island, County Cork.
August 29th, 2008
Canon 30D, Canon 300mm f/4 IS +1.4x, 1/200 f/5.6 ISO 200 
2 more photo(s) of Northern Waterthrush:
Northern Waterthrush, Cape Clear Island, Cork. 2008 Northern Waterthrush, Cape Clear Island, Cork. 2008