Past Irish Rare Birds
Feed: Past Irish Rare Bird Records

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

Lesser Sand Plover

Pilmore Strand, near Youghal, Cork, 2013. 

Showing characteristics of one of the Mongolian races. 1st Irish record.

Sharp-tailed Sandpiper

Ardnahinch, Ballycotton, Cork, 2003. 

3rd Irish Record

Wilson's Storm-petrel

Off the Bill of Clear, Cape Clear Island, Cork, 1995. 

9th Irish Record

Undated July records

First Records for

Today is 27th July. The following first records for the Western Palearctic were found on this date:

Grey-backed Starling

27th July, 1975.

Lagskär, Finland.

Probable escape

Cramp, S. and Perrins, C.M. (eds) 1994. BWP 8. Oxford University Press

Undated Summer Western Palearctic Records



Your chosen Common Bird photo: Meadow Pipit
Meadow Pipit Wexford Ireland
Meadow Pipit (Anthus pratensis)
Tacumshin Lake, County Wexford.
August 29th, 2004
2 more photo(s) of Meadow Pipit:
Meadow Pipit, Ladys Island Lake, Wexford. 2010 Meadow Pipit, Carnsore Point, Wexford. 2002