Historical
Feed: Past Irish Rare Bird Records

IRISH RARE BIRD
RECORDS

Today is Monday 21st April 2014. Rare birds found in Ireland in past years on 21st April:


Tawny Pipit

Great Saltee Island, Wexford, 2011. 

Tawny Pipit photo


Bluethroat

Saleen, near Brownstown Head, Waterford, 2008. 


Little Bunting

Old Head of Kinsale, Cork, 2008. 


Red-rumped Swallow

Lissagriffin, Cork, 2007. 

Red-rumped Swallow photo


Nightingale

Ballycotton, Cork, 2000. 

Nightingale photo


Purple Heron

Garretstown, Cork, 1987. 

5th Irish Record


King Eider

Rosbeg, Donegal, 1974. 

Returned annually until 1982. 7th Irish Record

King Eider photo


Alpine Swift

Trawkieran, Cape Clear Island, Cork, 1968. 

10th Irish Record

Alpine Swift photo


Tawny Pipit

Great Saltee Island, Wexford, 1954. 

2nd Irish Record

Tawny Pipit photo


Undated April records


First Records for
WESTERN PALEARCTIC

Today is 21st April. The following first records for the Western Palearctic were found on this date:


Pied Crow

21st April, 1931.

Jalo Oasis, Al Wahat, Libya.

Collected 24th April

Ghigi, A. 1932. Spedizione scientifica all'oasi Cufra (marzo-luglio 1931) - ucelli. Ann. Mus. Civ. St Nat. Genova 55: 268-292


Undated Spring Western Palearctic Records


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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