Rare birds found in Ireland in past years on today's date - November 23rd:
Lough Kilbrean, Killarney, Kerry, 1996.
Wearing a green leg ring. Presumed escaped bird
Blennerville, Kerry, 1985.
3rd Irish Record
Akeragh Lough, Kerry, 1958.
6th Irish Record
First Records for
Today is 23rd November. The following first records for the Western Palearctic were found on this date:
23rd November, 2001.
Parque Garcia Sanabria, Santa Cruz, Tenerife, Canary Islands.
Found exhausted and died in care the following day
Lorenzo, J.A. 2002. The African Crake on Tenerife - a new Western Palearctic bird. Birding World 15(2): 60-61
23rd November, 1987.
Heimaey, Vestmannaeyjar (Westman Islands), Iceland.
Found exhausted and later died. Earlier 19th c. record from Scotland now considered unacceptable
Petursson, G. 1990. Letters: Icelandic Rarities. Birding World 3(10): 348
23rd November, 1965.
Tenerife, Canary Islands.
Flock of several hundred described as accidental
Cramp, S. and Perrins, C.M. (eds) 1994. BWP 8. Oxford University Press
No more photos of this species are available at the moment.