Past Irish Rare Birds
Feed: Past Irish Rare Bird Records

Rare birds found in Ireland in past years on today's date - February 28th:


Caspian Gull

The Mullet, Mayo, 2006. 

9th Irish Record


Ross's Gull

Killybegs, Donegal, 2002. 


American Herring Gull

Cork City Dump, Cork, 1990. 

3rd Irish Record


Ross's Gull

Aughinish Causeway, Clare, 1988. 

10th Irish Record


Killdeer

Akeragh Lough, Kerry, 1971. 

7th Irish Record


Undated February records


First Records for
WESTERN PALEARCTIC

Today is 28th February. The following first records for the Western Palearctic were found on this date:


Oriental Reed Warbler

28th February, 1988.

Eilat, Israel.

Remained until 13th April. Treated as a race of Great Reed Warbler by some

Shirihai, H. 1996. The Birds of Israel. Academic Press


Undated Winter Western Palearctic Records


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Your chosen Common Bird photo: Sparrowhawk
Sparrowhawk Wexford Ireland
Sparrowhawk (Accipiter nisus)
Carnsore Point, County Wexford.
August 3rd, 2008
Canon 30D, Canon 300mm f/4 IS +1.4x, 1/500 f/7.1 ISO 200 
4 more photo(s) of Sparrowhawk:
Sparrowhawk, Churchtown, Wexford. 2010 Sparrowhawk, Churchtown, Wexford. 2010 Sparrowhawk, Carnsore Point, Wexford. 2008 Sparrowhawk, Rogerstown, Dublin. 2004