Past Irish Rare Birds
Feed: Past Irish Rare Bird Records

Rare birds found in Ireland in past years on today's date - August 22nd:

Citrine Wagtail

Tacumshin Lake, Wexford, 2013. 

Citrine Wagtail

Black Rock, Kerry, 2013. 

Caspian Tern

Broadmeadow of the Swords Estuary, Dublin, 2009. 

9th Irish Record. 1st East Coast Record

Black-browed Albatross

Off Blanan, Cape Clear Island, Cork, 1996. 

Flew west past Blanan. 8th Irish Record

Western Bonelli's Warbler

Old Head of Kinsale, Cork, 1984. 

9th Irish Record

Short-toed Lark

Duncrue St Marsh, Belfast, Antrim, 1958. 

10th Irish Record. 1st NI Record

Black-winged Pratincole

Near Belmullet, Mayo, 1935. 

Shot. 1st Irish Record

Undated August records

First for Western Palearctic

22nd August. No WP firsts are known for this date.


Undated Autumn Records



Your chosen Common Bird photo: Bullfinch
Bullfinch Dublin Ireland
Bullfinch (Pyrrhula pyrrhula)
St. Margaret's, County Dublin.
January 5th, 2005
2 more photo(s) of Bullfinch:
Bullfinch, Carnsore Point, Wexford. 2010 Bullfinch, Carnsore Point, Wexford. 2003