Historical
Feed: Past Irish Rare Bird Records

IRISH RARE BIRD
RECORDS

Today is Wednesday 23rd April 2014. Rare birds found in Ireland in past years on 23rd April:


Tawny Pipit

Ballycotton, Cork, 2010. 

Tawny Pipit photo


Pied-billed Grebe

Lough Anarget, Glencolmcille , Donegal, 1988. 

2nd Irish Record

Pied-billed Grebe photo


Purple Heron

Garretstown, Cork, 1987. 

6th Irish Record


Kentish Plover

Herdman Channel, Belfast, Antrim, 1977. 

10th Irish Record. 5th NI Record

Kentish Plover photo


Surf Scoter

Rossbeigh, Kerry, 1972. 

9th Irish Record


Kentish Plover

Ballycotton, Cork, 1970. 

9th Irish Record

Kentish Plover photo


Fan-tailed Warbler

East Bog, Cape Clear Island, Cork, 1962. 

1st Irish Record


Undated April records


First Records for
WESTERN PALEARCTIC

Today is 23rd April. The following first records for the Western Palearctic were found on this date:


Kelp Gull

23rd April, 1997.

Zira Islet, Banc d'Arguin National Park, Mauritania.

Remained until 25th September. Paired with a Yellow-legged Gull when found and remained so until at least December 2007 when last observed. Breeding not recorded

Pineau, O. et al 2001. The Kelp Gull at Banc d'Arguin - a new Western Palearctic bird. Birding World 14(3): 110-111


Undated Spring Western Palearctic Records


TRIP REPORTS/PHOTOS

Mallorca
Seville
Canaries
Florida



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Tree Pipit Wexford Ireland
Tree Pipit (Anthus trivialis)
Great Saltee Island, County Wexford. April 19th, 2014.
Tree Pipit Wexford Ireland
Tree Pipit (Anthus trivialis)
Great Saltee Island, County Wexford. April 19th, 2014.
Garden Warbler Wexford Ireland
Garden Warbler (Sylvia borin)
Great Saltee Island, County Wexford. April 21st, 2014.
Common Redstart Wexford Ireland
Common Redstart (Phoenicurus phoenicurus)
Great Saltee Island, County Wexford. April 21st, 2014.
Scandinavian Rock Pipit Wexford Ireland
Scandinavian Rock Pipit (Anthus petrosus littoralis)
Great Saltee Island, County Wexford. March 30th, 2014.
Scandinavian Rock Pipit Wexford Ireland
Scandinavian Rock Pipit (Anthus petrosus littoralis)
Great Saltee Island, County Wexford. March 30th, 2014.
Bewicks Swan Wexford Ireland
Bewick's Swan (Cygnus columbianus bewickii)
Tacumshin, County Wexford. March 17th, 2014.
Glaucous Gull Wexford Ireland
Glaucous Gull (Larus hyperboreus)
Carnsore Point, County Wexford. March 1st, 2014.
Glossy Ibis Wexford Ireland
Glossy Ibis (Plegadis falcinellus)
South Slob, County Wexford. February 8th, 2014.


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Swallow Wexford Ireland
Swallow (Hirundo rustica)
Great Saltee Island, County Wexford. April 21st, 2014.
Northern Wheatear Wexford Ireland
Northern Wheatear (Oenanthe oenanthe)
Great Saltee Island, County Wexford. April 12th, 2014.
Greenfinch Wexford Ireland
Greenfinch (Carduelis chloris)
Wexford Town, County Wexford. April 5th, 2014.
Chiffchaff Wexford Ireland
Chiffchaff (Phylloscopus collybita)
Great Saltee Island, County Wexford. March 15th, 2014.
Guillemot Dublin Ireland
Guillemot (Uria aalge)
Howth Harbour, County Dublin. February 15th, 2014.
Little Gull Wexford Ireland
Little Gull (Hydrocoloeus minutus)
Carne Beach, County Wexford. February 9th, 2014.
Kittiwake Wexford Ireland
Kittiwake (Rissa tridactyla)
Ring Marsh, County Wexford. February 9th, 2014.
Kittiwake Wexford Ireland
Kittiwake (Rissa tridactyla)
Ring Marsh, County Wexford. February 9th, 2014.
Oystercatcher Wexford Ireland
Oystercatcher (Haematopus ostralegus)
Ring Marsh, County Wexford. February 9th, 2014.