Past Irish Rare Birds
Feed: Past Irish Rare Bird Records

Rare birds found in Ireland in past years on today's date - August 2nd:


Sora Rail

Tacumshin Lake, Wexford, 1998. 

2nd Irish Record


Kentish Plover

Duncrue Street Marsh, Belfast, Antrim, 1960. 

6th Irish Record. 2nd NI Record


Two-barred Crossbill

Near Crumlin, Antrim, 1927. 

Shot. 4th Irish Record


Undated August records


First Records for
WESTERN PALEARCTIC

Today is 2nd August. The following first records for the Western Palearctic were found on this date:


Black Heron

2nd August, 1980.

Elephantine Island, near Aswan, Egypt.

2 birds. Not included in the Egyptian national list but very probably a genuine record

Dekker, R. 1981. Black Heron in Egypt in August 1980. Dutch Birding 3(3): 80


Undated Autumn Western Palearctic Records


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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