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
The Mullet, Mayo, 2004.
Up to 5 birds. 3rd Irish Record
Belfast Harbour Estate, Down, 2004.
3 birds. 4th Irish Record
North Slob, Wexford, 1997.
Consigned to Category D1. 1st Irish Record
Great White Egret
Cape Clear Island, Cork, 1997.
3rd Irish Record
West Bog, Cape Clear Island, Cork, 1990.
2nd Irish Record
North Slob, Wexford, 1978.
Remained to April 1979. 4th Irish Record
Downpatrick Marshes, Down, 1958.
5th Irish Record. 2nd NI Record
Great Saltee Island, Wexford, 1951.
Tory Island Lighthouse, Donegal, 1948.
Obtained. 6th Irish Record
Castlemartyr Demesne, Cork, 1860.
Shot. 3rd Irish Record
First for Western Palearctic
26th October. No WP firsts are known for this date.
No more photos of this species are available at the moment.