Past Irish Rare Birds
Feed: Past Irish Rare Bird Records

Rare birds found in Ireland in past years on today's date - November 26th:

Desert Wheatear

Garryvoe, Cork, 1995. 

3rd Irish Record

Ivory Gull

Bangor, Down, 1978. 

9th Irish Record

Rough-legged Buzzard

Horn Head, Donegal, 1891. 

Caught. 10th Irish Record

Undated November records

First Records for

Today is 26th November. The following first records for the Western Palearctic were found on this date:

American Purple Gallinule

26th November, 1957.

Sao Miguel, Azores.

Collected. An earlier 1883 record from Norway is probably an escape

Bannerman, D.A. and Bannerman, W.M. 1966. Birds of the Atlantic Islands. A History of the Birds of the Azores. Oliver and Boyd. Edinburgh and London

Undated Winter Western Palearctic 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