Past Irish Rare Birds
Feed: Past Irish Rare Bird Records

Rare birds found in Ireland in past years on today's date - July 28th:

Stone Curlew

Vartry Reservoir, Wicklow, 1999. 

Stone Curlew

SW Corner of Our Lady's Island Lake, Wexford, 1990. 

Whiskered Tern

Kilmacsimon, Cork, 1985. 

7th Irish Record

Undated July records

First Records for

Today is 28th July. The following first records for the Western Palearctic were found on this date:

Yellow-crowned Night Heron

28th July, 2010.

Angra de Heroismo Marina, Terceira, Azores.

Remained until April 2011 at least

Eds. 2011. Western Palearctic News. Birding World 24(1): 12

Undated Summer Western Palearctic 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