Past Irish Rare Birds
Feed: Past Irish Rare Bird Records

Rare birds found in Ireland in past years on today's date - October 31st:


Red-rumped Swallow

Helvick Head, Waterford, 2009. 


Swainson's Thrush

Old Head of Kinsale, Cork, 2009. 

6th Irish Record


Buff-bellied Pipit

Ballycotton, Cork, 2007. 

6th Irish Record


Chimney Swift

Courtmacsherry, Cork, 2005. 

3 birds


Western Bonelli's Warbler

Brownstown Head, Waterford, 2005. 


Siberian Thrush

Loop Head, Clare, 2004. 

2nd Irish Record


Canada Goose

Lurgangreen, Louth, 1998. 


Yellow-billed Cuckoo

Carncastle, Antrim, 1994. 

Flew into a window and picked up injured. Subsequently died. 9th Irish Record


Dusky Warbler

Old Head of Kinsale, Cork, 1987. 

2nd Irish Record


Myrtle (Yellow-rumped) Warbler

Kilbaha, Loop Head, Clare, 1986. 

Trapped. 6th Irish Record


Yellow-billed Cuckoo

Lecarrow, Sligo, 1979. 

Found moribund. 5th Irish Record


Canada or Cackling Goose

Near Banagher, Offaly, 1955. 

Shot. Considered to be a genuine vagrant from North America not identified to either species. 3rd Irish Record


American Bittern

Maddenstown Bog, Kildare, 1889. 

Shot. 10th Irish Record


American Bittern

Garryroan, near Cahir, Tipperary, 1870. 

4th Irish Record


Undated October records


First Records for
WESTERN PALEARCTIC

Today is 31st October. The following first records for the Western Palearctic were found on this date:


Mourning Dove

31st October, 1989.

Bird Observatory, Calf of Man, Isle of Man.

Caught in a Helgoland trap. Subsequently released to the observatory garden where it was found dead the following day

Sapsford, A. 1996. Mourning Dove in the Isle of Man: new to the Western Palearctic. British Birds 89(4): 157-161


Undated Autumn Western Palearctic Records


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