Past Irish Rare Birds
Feed: Past Irish Rare Bird Records

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

Blyth's Reed Warbler

Dursey Island, Cork, 2010. 

5th Irish Record

Northern Bullfinch

The Mullet, Mayo, 2004. 

Up to 5 birds. 3rd Irish Record

Northern Bullfinch

Belfast Harbour Estate, Down, 2004. 

3 birds. 4th Irish Record

Red-breasted Goose

North Slob, Wexford, 1997. 

Consigned to Category D1. 1st Irish Record

Great White Egret

Cape Clear Island, Cork, 1997. 

3rd Irish Record

Thrush Nightingale

West Bog, Cape Clear Island, Cork, 1990. 

2nd Irish Record

Cackling Goose

North Slob, Wexford, 1978. 

Remained to April 1979. 4th Irish Record

Green-winged Teal

Downpatrick Marshes, Down, 1958. 

5th Irish Record. 2nd NI Record


Great Saltee Island, Wexford, 1951. 

Red-breasted Flycatcher

Tory Island Lighthouse, Donegal, 1948. 

Obtained. 6th Irish Record

Squacco Heron

Castlemartyr Demesne, Cork, 1860. 

Shot. 3rd Irish Record

Undated October records

First for Western Palearctic

26th October. No WP firsts are known for this date.


Undated Autumn Records



Damselflies/Dragonflies. Your chosen photo: Blue Emperor

No more photos of this species are available at the moment.