Past Irish Rare Birds
Feed: Past Irish Rare Bird Records

Rare birds found in Ireland in past years on today's date - March 5th:

Siberian Stonechat

South Slob, Wexford, 2012. 

8th Irish Record

Pied-billed Grebe

Corofin, Clare, 2010. 

9th Irish Record

Thayer's Gull

Barnatra, near Belmullet, Mayo, 2005. 

6th Irish Record

Laughing Gull

Albert Basin, Newry, Armagh, 1997. 

Probably present since 23rd February. 4th NI Record

Ring-necked Duck

Shreelane Lake, Cork, 1974. 

4th Irish Record

Undated March records

First Records for

Today is 5th March. The following first records for the Western Palearctic were found on this date:

Three-banded Plover

5th March, 1993.

Gebel Asfar, Cairo, Egypt.

Remained until 26th March

Hoath, R. 2000. The first Three-banded Plover Charadrius tricollaris in Egypt and the Western Palearctic. Sandgrouse 22(1): 67-68

Undated Spring Western Palearctic Records



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