Past Irish Rare Birds
Feed: Past Irish Rare Bird Records

Rare birds found in Ireland in past years on today's date - November 20th:


Bluethroat

Clonea Strand, Ballinclamper, Waterford, 2011. 

Remained in the area until 8th January 2012


Desert Wheatear

North Bull Island, Dublin, 2011. 

6th Irish Record


Pallas's Warbler

Knockadoon Head, Cork, 2011. 


Barrow's Goldeneye

Quoile Pondage, Down, 2005. 

Returned annually until the winter of 2007-08. 1st Irish Record


Laughing Gull

Ballycotton, Cork, 2005. 


Daurian (Isabelline) Shrike

North Slob, Wexford, 2000. 

Trapped. 1st Irish Record


Red-crested Pochard

Shane's Castle, Antrim, 1965. 

Shot. 10th Irish Record. 2nd NI Record


Firecrest

Cape Clear Island, Cork, 1964. 

7th Irish Record


Killdeer

Near Blennerville, Kerry, 1958. 

5th Irish Record


Pallas's Sandgrouse

Kircubbin, Down, 1888. 

4 birds, 2 shot. Part of the invasion of 1888


King Eider

Rathlin Island Bay, Antrim, 1861. 

Shot. 2nd Irish Record


Undated November records


First for Western Palearctic

20th November. No WP firsts are known for this date.

 

Undated Winter Records

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