Past Irish Rare Birds
Feed: Past Irish Rare Bird Records

Rare birds found in Ireland in past years on today's date - August 27th:


Macaronesian Shearwater

Off the Bridges of Ross, Clare, 2012. 


Solitary Sandpiper

Central Bog, Cape Clear Island, Cork, 2008. 

4th Irish Record


Northern Waterthrush

Central Bog, Cape Clear Isand, Cork, 2008. 

2nd Irish Record.11th WP record


Red-necked Stint

Carne Beach, Wexford, 2007. 

3rd Irish Record


Western Bonelli's Warbler

Hook Head, Wexford, 1983. 

8th Irish Record


Semipalmated Sandpiper

Ballycotton, Cork, 1982. 

10th Irish Record


Greater Flamingo

Galway Bay, Galway, 1967. 

Assigned to Category D1. 5th Irish Record


Buff-breasted Sandpiper

Cape Clear Island, Cork, 1960. 

4th Irish Record


Mediterranean Gull

Copeland Island, Down, 1958. 

2nd Irish Record


Woodchat Shrike

Great Saltee Island, Wexford, 1954. 

Trapped. 6th Irish Record


Undated August records


First for Western Palearctic

27th August. No WP firsts are known for this date.

 

Undated Autumn Records

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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