Rare birds found in Ireland in past years on today's date - November 26th:
Garryvoe, Cork, 1995.
3rd Irish Record
Bangor, Down, 1978.
9th Irish Record
Horn Head, Donegal, 1891.
Caught. 10th Irish Record
First Records for
Today is 26th November. The following first records for the Western Palearctic were found on this date:
American Purple Gallinule
26th November, 1957.
Sao Miguel, Azores.
Collected. An earlier 1883 record from Norway is probably an escape
Bannerman, D.A. and Bannerman, W.M. 1966. Birds of the Atlantic Islands. A History of the Birds of the Azores. Oliver and Boyd. Edinburgh and London
No more photos of this species are available at the moment.