Past Irish Rare Birds
Feed: Past Irish Rare Bird Records

Rare birds found in Ireland in past years on today's date - January 31st:


Caspian Gull

Culmore Tip, Derry, 2007. 


Cattle Egret

Rosscarbery, Cork, 1999. 

8th Irish Record


American Wigeon

Strangford Lough, Down, 1963. 

Shot. 2nd Irish Record. 1st NI Record


Blue-winged Teal

Downpatrick Marshes, Down, 1956. 

Shot. 6th Irish Record. 1st NI Record


Red-crested Pochard

South Slob, Wexford, 1949. 

2 birds. 3rd Irish Record


Ivory Gull

Bantry Bay, Cork, 1852. 

Shot. 2nd Irish Record


Undated January records


First for Western Palearctic

31st January. No WP firsts are known for this date.

 

Undated Winter Records

TRIP REPORTS/PHOTOS

Mallorca
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Your chosen Common Bird photo: Short-eared Owl
Short-eared Owl Meath Ireland
Short-eared Owl (Asio flammeus)
Ashbourne, County Meath.
April 2nd, 2009
Canon 30D, Canon 300mm f/4 IS +1.4x, 1/1000 f/5.6 ISO 200 
6 more photo(s) of Short-eared Owl:
Short-eared Owl, Ashbourne, Meath. 2009 Short-eared Owl, Ashbourne, Meath. 2009 Short-eared Owl, Ashbourne, Meath. 2009 Short-eared Owl, Lowtherstown, Balbriggan, Dublin. 2008 Short-eared Owl, Lowtherstown, Balbriggan, Dublin. 2008 Short-eared Owl, Carnsore Point, Wexford. 2003