Past Irish Rare Birds
Feed: Past Irish Rare Bird Records

Rare birds found in Ireland in past years on today's date - September 21st:

Tawny Pipit

Hook Head, Wexford, 2003. 

Paddyfield Warbler

Tory Island, Donegal, 1998. 

Trapped. 3rd Irish Record

Greenish Warbler

Tory Island, Donegal, 1998. 


Yellow-breasted Bunting

Tory Island, Donegal, 1998. 

4th Irish Record

Little Bunting

Howth Head, Dublin, 1996. 

Citrine Wagtail

Ballycotton, Cork, 1993. 

3rd Irish Record

Lesser Grey Shrike

Fire Brigade Station, Dungarvan, Waterford, 1991. 

4th Irish Record

Gull-billed Tern

Bridges of Ross, Clare, 1984. 

3rd Irish Record

Solitary Sandpiper

Akeragh Lough, Kerry, 1968. 

1st Irish Record

Icterine Warbler

Cape Clear Island, Cork, 1959. 

2 birds. 10th Irish Record

Pectoral Sandpiper

Akeragh Lough, Kerry, 1958. 

8th Irish Record

Undated September records

First Records for

Today is 21st September. The following first records for the Western Palearctic were found on this date:


21st September, 1983.

Kemi, Kuivanuoro, Finland.

First live record following one found dead in the Azores in 1979. Second WP record overall although there are three 19th c. records claimed from France, one of which may be genuine

Mikkola, K. 1984. Rariteettikomitean hyvaksymät vuoden 1983 harvinaisuushavainnot. Lintumies 19(4): 154-167

Undated Autumn Western Palearctic Records



Your chosen Rare Bird photo: Slavonian Grebe
Slavonian Grebe Wexford Ireland
Slavonian Grebe (Podiceps auritus)
Curracloe, County Wexford.
February 4th, 2006
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