Past Irish Rare Birds
Feed: Past Irish Rare Bird Records

Rare birds found in Ireland in past years on today's date - March 5th:


Siberian Stonechat

South Slob, Wexford, 2012. 

8th Irish Record


Pied-billed Grebe

Corofin, Clare, 2010. 

9th Irish Record


Thayer's Gull

Barnatra, near Belmullet, Mayo, 2005. 

6th Irish Record


Laughing Gull

Albert Basin, Newry, Armagh, 1997. 

Probably present since 23rd February. 4th NI Record


Ring-necked Duck

Shreelane Lake, Cork, 1974. 

4th Irish Record


Undated March records


First Records for
WESTERN PALEARCTIC

Today is 5th March. The following first records for the Western Palearctic were found on this date:


Three-banded Plover

5th March, 1993.

Gebel Asfar, Cairo, Egypt.

Remained until 26th March

Hoath, R. 2000. The first Three-banded Plover Charadrius tricollaris in Egypt and the Western Palearctic. Sandgrouse 22(1): 67-68


Undated Spring Western Palearctic Records


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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