Past Irish Rare Birds
Feed: Past Irish Rare Bird Records

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

Rough-legged Buzzard

Kilcoole, Wicklow, 2011. 

Remained in the general area until February 2012

Least Sandpiper

Blackrock Strand, Kerry, 2011. 

Ross's Gull

Blennerville, Kerry, 2002. 

Cattle Egret

North Slob, Wexford, 1995. 

6th Irish Record

Laughing Gull

Rogerstown Estuary, Dublin, 1992. 

9th Irish Record

Forster's Tern

Dublin Bay, Dublin, 1982. 

1st Irish Record

Canada or Cackling Goose

Downpatrick Marshes, Down, 1954. 

Considered to be a genuine vagrant from North America not identified to either species. 1st Irish Record

Undated November records

First for Western Palearctic

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


Undated Winter Records



Your chosen Common Bird photo: Ring Ouzel
Ring Ouzel Wexford Ireland
Ring Ouzel (Turdus torquatus)
Great Saltee Island, County Wexford.
April 4th, 2009
Canon 30D, Canon 300mm f/4 IS +1.4x, 1/1600 f/5.6 ISO 200 
1 more photo(s) of Ring Ouzel:
Ring Ouzel, Cape Clear Island, Cork. 2003