Past Irish Rare Birds
Feed: Past Irish Rare Bird Records

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

American Coot

Murlach, Ballyconneely, Galway, 2012. 

Remained until 13th April 2013. 3rd Irish record.

Ring-necked Duck

Carrigadroghid Loch, Cork, 1977. 

2 birds. 5th Irish Record

Black-headed Bunting

Ballymore, Wexford, 1958. 

2nd Irish Record

Undated November records

First Records for

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

Little Blue Heron

28th November, 1964.

Fazenda, Flores, Azores.

Found dead. Ringed as a nestling in New Jersey, USA, June 1964

Dennis, J.V. 1981. A summary of banded North American birds encountered in Europe. North American Bird Bander 6: 88-96

Undated Winter 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