Past Irish Rare Birds
Feed: Past Irish Rare Bird Records

Rare birds found in Ireland in past years on today's date - September 16th:

Tawny Pipit

Dursey Island, Cork, 2011. 

Temminck's Stint

Baltray, Boyne Estuary, Louth, 2007. 

Citrine Wagtail

Tacumshin Lake, Wexford, 2006. 

Arctic Warbler

Loop Head , Clare, 2005. 

8th Irish Record

Greenish Warbler

Mizen Head, Cork, 1999. 

Temminck's Stint

Derrytransa, Lough Neagh, Armagh, 1997. 

7th NI Record

Eastern Olivaceous Warbler

Dursey Island, Cork, 1977. 

Trapped. 1st Irish Record

White-rumped Sandpiper

Blennerville, Kerry, 1960. 

10th Irish Record

Red-throated Pipit

Great Saltee Island, Wexford, 1956. 

4th Irish Record

Ortolan Bunting

Great Saltee Island, Wexford, 1956. 

4th Irish Record

Undated September records

First Records for

Today is 16th September. The following first records for the Western Palearctic were found on this date:

Red-eyed Vireo

16th September, 1951.

Heimaey, Vestmannaeyjar (Westman Islands), Iceland.

Cramp, S. and Perrins, C.M. (eds) 1994. BWP 8. Oxford University Press

Greater Yellowlegs

16th September, 1906.

The Abbey, Tresco, Isles of Scilly, England.


Palmer, P. 2000. First for Britain and Ireland 1600-1999. Arlequin Press

Undated Autumn Western Palearctic Records



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