Rare birds found in Ireland in past years on today's date - September 23rd:
Old Head of Kinsale, Cork, 2006.
Tacumshin Lake, Wexford, 2003.
Central Bog, Cape Clear Island, Cork, 1992.
Cape Clear Island, Cork, 1977.
8th Irish Record
Akeragh Lough, Kerry, 1961.
7th Irish Record
Great Saltee Island, Wexford, 1951.
Probably present since 20th September. 2nd Irish Record
Near Ballina, Mayo, 1935.
Shot. 5th Irish Record
Old Head of Kinsale, Cork, 1905.
Killed. 1st Irish Record
First for Western Palearctic
23rd September. No WP firsts are known for this date.