Past Irish Rare Birds
Feed: Past Irish Rare Bird Records

Rare birds found in Ireland in past years on today's date - August 29th:


Macaronesian Shearwater

Off Kilcummin Head, Mayo, 2006. 

2 birds


Macaronesian Shearwater

Off Brandon Point, Kerry, 2004. 


Macaronesian Shearwater

Off Kilcummin Head, Mayo, 2004. 


Least Sandpiper

Kinsale Marsh, Cork, 1993. 

8th Irish Record


Little Ringed Plover

Tacumshin Lake, Wexford, 1982. 

6th Irish Record


Nightingale

Great Saltee Island, Wexford, 1979. 

Trapped


Mediterranean Gull

Cul-de-Sac Pool, Clonakilty, Cork, 1970. 

6th Irish Record


Greenish Warbler

Cotter's Garden, Cape Clear Island, Cork, 1961. 

Original ID Arctic Warbler, later corrected. 3rd Irish Record


Barred Warbler

Near Raheny, Dublin, 1946. 

6th Irish Record


Undated August records


First Records for
WESTERN PALEARCTIC

Today is 29th August. The following first records for the Western Palearctic were found on this date:


Yellow Warbler

29th August, 1964.

Bardsey Island, Gwynedd, Wales.

Trapped. Died the following day. Possible earlier record from Durham, England in May 1904 is of doubtful origin

Evans, G.H. 1965. Yellow Warbler on Bardsey Island: a bird new to Great Britain and Ireland. British Birds 58(11): 457-461


Undated Autumn Western Palearctic Records


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Little Ringed Plover Wexford Ireland
Little Ringed Plover (Charadrius dubius)
Tacumshin Lake, County Wexford. July 27th, 2014.
Black Tern Wexford Ireland
Black Tern (Chlidonias niger)
Ring Marsh, County Wexford. July 19th, 2014.
Avocet Wexford Ireland
Avocet (Recurvirostra avosetta)
Lady's Island Lake, County Wexford. June 27th, 2014.
Common Rosefinch Wexford Ireland
Common Rosefinch (Carpodacus erythrinus)
Great Saltee Island, County Wexford. May 31st, 2014.
Red-breasted Flycatcher Wexford Ireland
Red-breasted Flycatcher (Ficedula parva)
Hook Head, County Wexford. April 27th, 2014.
Siberian Chiffchaff Wexford Ireland
Siberian Chiffchaff (Phylloscopus collybita tristis)
Great Saltee Island, County Wexford. May 3rd, 2014.
Cattle Egret Wexford Ireland
Cattle Egret (Bubulcus ibis)
Tacumshin Lake, County Wexford. May 4th, 2014.
Cattle Egret Wexford Ireland
Cattle Egret (Bubulcus ibis)
Tacumshin Lake, County Wexford. May 4th, 2014.
Cattle Egret Wexford Ireland
Cattle Egret (Bubulcus ibis)
Tacumshin Lake, County Wexford. May 4th, 2014.
Red-breasted Flycatcher Wexford Ireland
Red-breasted Flycatcher (Ficedula parva)
Hook Head, County Wexford. April 27th, 2014.
Red-breasted Flycatcher Wexford Ireland
Red-breasted Flycatcher (Ficedula parva)
Hook Head, County Wexford. April 27th, 2014.
Red-breasted Flycatcher Wexford Ireland
Red-breasted Flycatcher (Ficedula parva)
Hook Head, County Wexford. April 27th, 2014.
Tree Pipit Wexford Ireland
Tree Pipit (Anthus trivialis)
Great Saltee Island, County Wexford. April 19th, 2014.
Past Rare Bird photos on this day - August 29th


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Northern Waterthrush Cork Ireland
Northern Waterthrush (Seiurus noveboracensis)
August 29th, 2008. Cape Clear Island, County Cork.
Yellow Warbler Cork Ireland
Yellow Warbler (Dendroica petechia)
August 29th, 2008. Cape Clear Island, County Cork.
Solitary Sandpiper Cork Ireland
Solitary Sandpiper (Tringa solitaria)
August 29th, 2008. Cape Clear Island, County Cork.
Pied Flycatcher Wexford Ireland
Pied Flycatcher (Ficedula hypoleuca)
August 29th, 2004. Wexford Town, County Wexford.


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Sanderling Wexford Ireland
Sanderling (Calidris alba)
Tacumshin Lake, County Wexford. August 23rd, 2014.
Common Kingfisher Wexford Ireland
Common Kingfisher (Alcedo atthis)
River Slaney, County Wexford. August 10th, 2014.
Dunlin Wexford Ireland
Dunlin (Calidris alpina)
Tacumshin Lake, County Wexford. July 19th, 2014.
Linnet Wexford Ireland
Linnet (Carduelis cannabina)
Tacumshin Lake, County Wexford. July 5th, 2014.


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Clouded Yellow Wexford Ireland
Clouded Yellow (Colias croceus helice)
Tacumshin Lake, County Wexford. August 17th, 2014.
Small Tortoiseshell Wexford Ireland
Small Tortoiseshell (Aglais urticae)
Killinick, County Wexford. July 13th, 2014.
Comma Wexford Ireland
Comma (Polygonia c-album)
Killinick, County Wexford. July 13th, 2014.
Dark Green Fritillary Wexford Ireland
Dark Green Fritillary (Argynnis aglaja)
Ballyteigue Burrow, County Wexford. July 5th, 2014.


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Banded Demoiselle Wexford Ireland
Banded Demoiselle (Calopteryx splendens)
Scarawalsh, County Wexford. August 1st, 2014.
Banded Demoiselle Wexford Ireland
Banded Demoiselle (Calopteryx splendens)
Scarawalsh, County Wexford. July 25th, 2014.
Black Darter Meath Ireland
Black Darter (Sympetrum danae)
Jamestown Bog, County Meath. July 24th, 2014.
Past rare bird photos for the month of August


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Rose-coloured Starling Wexford Ireland
Rose-coloured Starling
Tacumshin Village, 2005
Great White Egret Wexford Ireland
Great White Egret
Lady's Island Lake, 2010
Little Ringed Plover Wexford Ireland
Little Ringed Plover
North Slob Wexford Wildfowl Reserve, 2009
Black Tern Wexford Ireland
Black Tern
Lady's Island Lake, 2010
Pied Flycatcher Wexford Ireland
Pied Flycatcher
Great Saltee Island, 2012
Black Tern Wexford Ireland
Black Tern
Nethertown, 2012
Osprey Wexford Ireland
Osprey
Lady's Island Lake, 2011
Citrine Wagtail Wexford Ireland
Citrine Wagtail
Tacumshin Lake, 2013
Little Ringed Plover Wexford Ireland
Little Ringed Plover
Lady's Island Lake, 2006
Great Skua Clare Ireland
Great Skua
Bridges of Ross, 2009
Glossy Ibis Dublin Ireland
Glossy Ibis
Portmarnock, 2010
Booted Warbler Waterford Ireland
Booted Warbler
The Cunnigar, 2006
Northern Waterthrush Cork Ireland
Northern Waterthrush
Cape Clear Island, 2008
Northern Waterthrush Cork Ireland
Northern Waterthrush
Cape Clear Island, 2008
Great Skua Clare Ireland
Great Skua
Bridges of Ross, 2009
Pied Flycatcher Wexford Ireland
Pied Flycatcher
Wexford Town, 2004
Solitary Sandpiper Cork Ireland
Solitary Sandpiper
Cape Clear Island, 2008
Yellow Warbler Cork Ireland
Yellow Warbler
Cape Clear Island, 2008
Pectoral Sandpiper Wexford Ireland
Pectoral Sandpiper
Tacumshin Lake, 2003
American Golden Plover Wexford Ireland
American Golden Plover
Tacumshin Lake, 2002
Semipalmated Sandpiper Wexford Ireland
Semipalmated Sandpiper
Tacumshin Lake, 2013