Past Irish Rare Birds
Feed: Past Irish Rare Bird Records

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

Macaronesian Shearwater

Off the Bridges of Ross, Clare, 2011. 

Possibly the same bird off the Bridges of Ross the following day

Macaronesian Shearwater

Off Kilcummin Head, Mayo, 1999. 

9th Irish Record

Fea's Petrel

Off Galley Head, Cork, 1992. 

7th Irish Record

Montagu's Harrier

Near Arklow, Wicklow, 1898. 

Shot. 6th Irish Record

Undated August records

First for Western Palearctic

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


Undated Autumn 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