Past Irish Rare Birds
Feed: Past Irish Rare Bird Records

Rare birds found in Ireland in past years on today's date - August 27th:

Macaronesian Shearwater

Off the Bridges of Ross, Clare, 2012. 

Solitary Sandpiper

Central Bog, Cape Clear Island, Cork, 2008. 

4th Irish Record

Northern Waterthrush

Central Bog, Cape Clear Isand, Cork, 2008. 

2nd Irish Record.11th WP record

Red-necked Stint

Carne Beach, Wexford, 2007. 

3rd Irish Record

Western Bonelli's Warbler

Hook Head, Wexford, 1983. 

8th Irish Record

Semipalmated Sandpiper

Ballycotton, Cork, 1982. 

10th Irish Record

Greater Flamingo

Galway Bay, Galway, 1967. 

Assigned to Category D1. 5th Irish Record

Buff-breasted Sandpiper

Cape Clear Island, Cork, 1960. 

4th Irish Record

Mediterranean Gull

Copeland Island, Down, 1958. 

2nd Irish Record

Woodchat Shrike

Great Saltee Island, Wexford, 1954. 

Trapped. 6th Irish Record

Undated August records

First for Western Palearctic

27th August. No WP firsts are known for this date.


Undated Autumn Records



Your chosen Rare Bird photo: Twite
Twite Sligo Ireland
Twite (Carduelis flavirostris)
Raghly Harbour, County Sligo.
December 6th, 2009
Canon 30D, Canon 300mm f/4 IS +1.4x, 1/400 f/5.6 ISO 200 
One of a flock of about 30 at Raghly
3 more photo(s) of Twite:
Twite, Raghly Harbour, Sligo. 2009 Twite, Soldiers Point, Louth. 2007 Twite, Soldiers Point, Louth. 2007