Today is Monday 20th May 2013. Rare birds found in Ireland in past years on 20th May:
Tory Island, Donegal, 2012.
Womanagh River, near Ballymacoda, Cork, 2006.
Castlegrange, near Five Mile Point, Wicklow, 2005.
2nd Irish Record
Dursey Sound, Cork, 2003.
1st Irish Record. 7th WP Record
Baltray, Louth, 1995.
Tacumshin Lake, Wexford, 1992.
Poyntzpass, Armagh, 1976.
9th Irish Record
Clogher Head, Louth, 1974.
1st Irish Record
Great Saltee Island, Wexford, 1973.
Glendalough House, near Recess, Galway, 1899.
Date approx. Captured. 7th Irish Record
Near Carrigaholt, Clare, 1888.
Good sized flock. 2 females shot. Part of the invasion of 1888
Near Tullamore, Offaly, 1888.
5 birds, 1 shot. Part of the invasion of 1888
Near Cork, Cork, 1873.
Taken while on board a ship at sea
Statistics compiled by Joe Hobbs. E&OE.
First for Western Palearctic
20th May. No WP firsts are known for this date.