Past Irish Rare Birds
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Rare birds found in Ireland in past years on today's date - January 30th:

Ivory Gull

Cromane Harbour, Kerry, 2014. 

Atlantic Gull

Newport Refuse Tip, Mayo, 1998. 

Atlantic island race of Yellow-legged Gull. 2nd Irish record

Kumlien's Gull

Killybegs, Donegal, 1983. 

3rd Irish Record

Great Grey Shrike

Near Beechmount, Belfast, Antrim, 1835. 

Date approx. Shot at the end of the month

Undated January records

First for Western Palearctic

30th January. No WP firsts are known for this date.


Undated Winter Records



Your chosen Rare Bird photo: Yellow Wagtail
Yellow Wagtail Wexford Ireland
Yellow Wagtail (Motacilla flava)
Tacumshin Lake, County Wexford.
April 21st, 2003
7 more photo(s) of Yellow Wagtail:
Yellow Wagtail, Tacumshin Lake, Wexford. 2013 Yellow Wagtail, Great Saltee Island, Wexford. 2013 Yellow Wagtail, Cape Clear Island, Cork. 2008 Yellow Wagtail, Tacumshin Lake, Wexford. 2006 Yellow Wagtail, Great Saltee Island, Wexford. 2006 Yellow Wagtail, Ladys Island Lake, Wexford. 2002 Yellow Wagtail, Tacumshin Lake, Wexford. 2005