Past Irish Rare Birds
Feed: Past Irish Rare Bird Records

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

Gull-billed Tern

Portrane Point, Dublin, 2005. 

Gull-billed Tern

Courtmacsherry, Cork, 1998. 

7th Irish Record

Bonaparte's Gull

Bangor Harbour, Down, 1979. 

2nd Irish Record

Red-headed Bunting

Cape Clear Island, Cork, 1962. 

7th Irish Record. Assigned to Category D1

Undated July records

First for Western Palearctic

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


Undated Summer Records



Your chosen Rare Bird photo: Red-footed Falcon
Red-footed Falcon Wexford Ireland
Red-footed Falcon (Falco vespertinus)
Tacumshin Lake, County Wexford.
May 29th, 2010
Canon 7D, Canon 300mm f/4 IS +1.4x, 1/320 f/8 ISO 200 
Male. One of three present at Tacumshin today.
3 more photo(s) of Red-footed Falcon:
Red-footed Falcon, Tacumshin Lake, Wexford. 2010 Red-footed Falcon, Tacumshin Lake, Wexford. 2010 Red-footed Falcon, Timahoe West, Kildare. 2010