Historical
Feed: Past Irish Rare Bird Records

IRISH RARE BIRD
RECORDS

Today is Wednesday 23rd April 2014. Rare birds found in Ireland in past years on 23rd April:


Tawny Pipit

Ballycotton, Cork, 2010. 

Tawny Pipit photo


Pied-billed Grebe

Lough Anarget, Glencolmcille , Donegal, 1988. 

2nd Irish Record

Pied-billed Grebe photo


Purple Heron

Garretstown, Cork, 1987. 

6th Irish Record


Kentish Plover

Herdman Channel, Belfast, Antrim, 1977. 

10th Irish Record. 5th NI Record

Kentish Plover photo


Surf Scoter

Rossbeigh, Kerry, 1972. 

9th Irish Record


Kentish Plover

Ballycotton, Cork, 1970. 

9th Irish Record

Kentish Plover photo


Fan-tailed Warbler

East Bog, Cape Clear Island, Cork, 1962. 

1st Irish Record


Undated April records


First Records for
WESTERN PALEARCTIC

Today is 23rd April. The following first records for the Western Palearctic were found on this date:


Kelp Gull

23rd April, 1997.

Zira Islet, Banc d'Arguin National Park, Mauritania.

Remained until 25th September. Paired with a Yellow-legged Gull when found and remained so until at least December 2007 when last observed. Breeding not recorded

Pineau, O. et al 2001. The Kelp Gull at Banc d'Arguin - a new Western Palearctic bird. Birding World 14(3): 110-111


Undated Spring Western Palearctic Records


TRIP REPORTS/PHOTOS

Mallorca
Seville
Canaries
Florida

Your chosen Rare Bird photo: Slavonian Grebe
Slavonian Grebe Dublin Ireland
Slavonian Grebe (Podiceps auritus)
Swords Estuary, County Dublin.
January 21st, 2007
3 more photo(s) of Slavonian Grebe:
Slavonian Grebe, Swords Estuary, Dublin. 2007 Slavonian Grebe, Swords Estuary, Dublin. 2006 Slavonian Grebe, Curracloe, Wexford. 2006