Rare birds found in Ireland in past years on today's date - March 5th:
South Slob, Wexford, 2012.
8th Irish Record
Corofin, Clare, 2010.
9th Irish Record
Barnatra, near Belmullet, Mayo, 2005.
6th Irish Record
Albert Basin, Newry, Armagh, 1997.
Probably present since 23rd February. 4th NI Record
Shreelane Lake, Cork, 1974.
4th Irish Record
First Records for
Today is 5th March. The following first records for the Western Palearctic were found on this date:
5th March, 1993.
Gebel Asfar, Cairo, Egypt.
Remained until 26th March
Hoath, R. 2000. The first Three-banded Plover Charadrius tricollaris in Egypt and the Western Palearctic. Sandgrouse 22(1): 67-68
No more photos of this species are available at the moment.