Past Irish Rare Birds
Feed: Past Irish Rare Bird Records

Rare birds found in Ireland in past years on today's date - November 21st:

Rough-legged Buzzard

Kilcoole, Wicklow, 2011. 

Remained in the general area until February 2012

Least Sandpiper

Blackrock Strand, Kerry, 2011. 

Ross's Gull

Blennerville, Kerry, 2002. 

Cattle Egret

North Slob, Wexford, 1995. 

6th Irish Record

Laughing Gull

Rogerstown Estuary, Dublin, 1992. 

9th Irish Record

Forster's Tern

Dublin Bay, Dublin, 1982. 

1st Irish Record

Canada or Cackling Goose

Downpatrick Marshes, Down, 1954. 

Considered to be a genuine vagrant from North America not identified to either species. 1st Irish Record

Undated November records

First for Western Palearctic

21st November. No WP firsts are known for this date.


Undated Winter 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