Historical
Feed: Past Irish Rare Bird Records

IRISH RARE BIRD
RECORDS

Today is Tuesday 15th April 2014. Rare birds found in Ireland in past years on 15th April:


White-billed Diver

At sea off Tacumshin, Wexford, 2011. 


Red-footed Falcon

Ballymacoda, Cork, 1995. 

Red-footed Falcon photo


White Stork

Greenlough, Donegal, 1977. 

White Stork photo


Honey Buzzard

Castle Caulfield, Tyrone, 1965. 

Shot


Stone Curlew

Great Saltee Island, Wexford, 1962. 


Bluethroat

Great Saltee Island, Wexford, 1956. 

Trapped. Race svecica. 2nd Irish Record


Black-winged Stilt

Near Clonakilty, Cork, 1942. 

Date approx. Observed from the middle of April to early June. 8th Irish Record

Black-winged Stilt photo


Undated April records


First for Western Palearctic

15th April. No WP firsts are known for this date.

 

Undated Spring Records

TRIP REPORTS/PHOTOS

Mallorca
Seville
Canaries
Florida

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