Past Irish Rare Birds
Feed: Past Irish Rare Bird Records

Rare birds found in Ireland in past years on today's date - September 19th:

Tawny Pipit

Tacumshin Lake, Wexford, 2006. 

American Black Duck

Barrow Harbour, Kerry, 1996. 

Returned until early 2002. 9th Irish Record

Tawny Pipit

Tacumshin Lake, Wexford, 1992. 

Stilt Sandpiper

Rosscarbery, Cork, 1991. 

9th Irish Record

Lesser Yellowlegs

South Slob, Wexford, 1963. 

5th Irish Record

Yellow-browed Warbler

Cape Clear Island, Cork, 1959. 

6th Irish Record

Greenish Warbler

Great Saltee Island, Wexford, 1957. 

Trapped. 2nd Irish Record

Lesser Whitethroat

Maidens Rock, Antrim, 1915. 

4th Irish Record


North Aran Lighthouse, Eeragh Island, Galway, 1912. 

Killed striking lighthouse. 7th Irish Record

Reed Warbler

Tuskar Rock, Wexford, 1911. 

5 birds, 2 obtained. 3rd Irish Record

Mealy Redpoll

The Tearaght, Kerry, 1889. 

2nd Irish Record

Sabine's Gull

Donegal Bay, Donegal, 1878. 

Shot. 8th Irish Record

Undated September records

First Records for

Today is 19th September. The following first records for the Western Palearctic were found on this date:


19th September, 1962.

St. Agnes, Isles of Scilly, England.

Trapped. Held overnight and released the following day but was not subsequently seen

Parslow, J.L.F and Carter, M.J. 1965. Bobolink in the Isles of Scilly: a new British bird. British Birds 58: 208-214

Undated Autumn Western Palearctic Records



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