Past Irish Rare Birds
Feed: Past Irish Rare Bird Records

Rare birds found in Ireland in past years on today's date - December 21st:

Little Owl

Lemonstown, Dunlavin, Wicklow, 1981. 

4th Irish Record

Mediterranean Gull

Cork Harbour, Cork, 1969. 

5th Irish Record

Hooded Merganser

Acton Lake, Armagh, 1957. 

Probably at the same location the previous week. 3rd Irish Record

Undated December records

First for Western Palearctic

21st December. No WP firsts are known for this date.


Undated Winter Records



Your chosen Common Bird photo: Puffin
Puffin Wexford Ireland
Puffin (Fratercula arctica)
Great Saltee Island, County Wexford.
May 31st, 2003
4 more photo(s) of Puffin:
Puffin, Great Saltee Island, Wexford. 2013 Puffin, Great Saltee Island, Wexford. 2011 Puffin, Great Saltee island, Wexford. 2006 Puffin, Great Saltee Island, Wexford. 2003