Rare birds found in Ireland in past years on today's date - February 28th:
The Mullet, Mayo, 2006.
9th Irish Record
Killybegs, Donegal, 2002.
American Herring Gull
Cork City Dump, Cork, 1990.
3rd Irish Record
Aughinish Causeway, Clare, 1988.
10th Irish Record
Akeragh Lough, Kerry, 1971.
7th Irish Record
First Records for
Today is 28th February. The following first records for the Western Palearctic were found on this date:
Oriental Reed Warbler
28th February, 1988.
Remained until 13th April. Treated as a race of Great Reed Warbler by some
Shirihai, H. 1996. The Birds of Israel. Academic Press
No more photos of this species are available at the moment.