Rare birds found in Ireland in past years on today's date - September 15th:
Ballylongford, Kerry, 2011.
Dunaney Point, Louth, 2009.
10th Irish Record. 2nd East Coast Record
Cape Clear Island, Cork, 2008.
Shannon Airport Lagoon, Clare, 2005.
Ballymacart, Waterford, 2004.
Strangford Lough, Down, 1982.
10th Irish Record
Ballycotton, Cork, 1981.
Near Lough Errul, Cape Clear Island, Cork, 1974.
Original ID Wood Sandpiper. 3rd Irish Record
North Slob, Wexford, 1971.
6th Irish Record
Ballycotton, Cork, 1970.
7th Irish Record
American Golden Plover
Ballyheigue Strand, Kerry, 1963.
3rd Irish Record
Great Saltee Island, Wexford, 1957.
5th Irish Record
Great Saltee Island, Wexford, 1956.
Trapped. 4th Irish Record
Belfast Lough, Antrim, 1884.
Shot. 10th Irish Record
First Records for
Today is 15th September. The following first records for the Western Palearctic were found on this date:
15th September, 1930.
Lampaul-Ploudalmezeau, Finistere, France.
Cramp, S. and Simmons, K.E.L. (eds) 1983. BWP 3. Oxford University Press