Past Irish Rare Birds
Feed: Past Irish Rare Bird Records

Rare birds found in Ireland in past years on today's date - September 15th:

Citrine Wagtail

Ballylongford, Kerry, 2011. 

Caspian Tern

Dunaney Point, Louth, 2009. 

10th Irish Record. 2nd East Coast Record

Greenish Warbler

Cape Clear Island, Cork, 2008. 

Citrine Wagtail

Shannon Airport Lagoon, Clare, 2005. 

Honey Buzzard

Ballymacart, Waterford, 2004. 

Black Brant

Strangford Lough, Down, 1982. 

10th Irish Record

Temminck's Stint

Ballycotton, Cork, 1981. 

Solitary Sandpiper

Near Lough Errul, Cape Clear Island, Cork, 1974. 

Original ID Wood Sandpiper. 3rd Irish Record

Upland Sandpiper

North Slob, Wexford, 1971. 

6th Irish Record

Baird's Sandpiper

Ballycotton, Cork, 1970. 

7th Irish Record

American Golden Plover

Ballyheigue Strand, Kerry, 1963. 

3rd Irish Record

Melodious Warbler

Great Saltee Island, Wexford, 1957. 

5th Irish Record

Icterine Warbler

Great Saltee Island, Wexford, 1956. 

Trapped. 4th Irish Record

Sabine's Gull

Belfast Lough, Antrim, 1884. 

Shot. 10th Irish Record

Undated September records

First Records for

Today is 15th September. The following first records for the Western Palearctic were found on this date:

Semipalmated Sandpiper

15th September, 1930.

Lampaul-Ploudalmezeau, Finistere, France.


Cramp, S. and Simmons, K.E.L. (eds) 1983. BWP 3. Oxford University Press

Undated Autumn Western Palearctic Records



Your chosen Rare Bird photo: Ruddy Shelduck
Ruddy Shelduck Wexford Ireland
Ruddy Shelduck (Tadorna ferruginea)
North Slob, County Wexford.
July 15th, 2006
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Ruddy Shelduck, North Slob, Wexford. 2006