Rare birds found in Ireland in past years on today's date - January 30th:
Cromane Harbour, Kerry, 2014.
Newport Refuse Tip, Mayo, 1998.
Atlantic island race of Yellow-legged Gull. 2nd Irish record
Killybegs, Donegal, 1983.
3rd Irish Record
Great Grey Shrike
Near Beechmount, Belfast, Antrim, 1835.
Date approx. Shot at the end of the month
First for Western Palearctic
30th January. No WP firsts are known for this date.