Past Irish Rare Birds
Feed: Past Irish Rare Bird Records

Rare birds found in Ireland in past years on today's date - March 5th:


Siberian Stonechat

South Slob, Wexford, 2012. 

8th Irish Record


Pied-billed Grebe

Corofin, Clare, 2010. 

9th Irish Record


Thayer's Gull

Barnatra, near Belmullet, Mayo, 2005. 

6th Irish Record


Laughing Gull

Albert Basin, Newry, Armagh, 1997. 

Probably present since 23rd February. 4th NI Record


Ring-necked Duck

Shreelane Lake, Cork, 1974. 

4th Irish Record


Undated March records


First Records for
WESTERN PALEARCTIC

Today is 5th March. The following first records for the Western Palearctic were found on this date:


Three-banded Plover

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


Undated Spring Western Palearctic Records


TRIP REPORTS/PHOTOS

Mallorca
Seville
Canaries
Florida



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Slaty-backed Gull, Co. Donegal, Ireland.
Slaty-backed Gull (Larus schistisagus)
Killybegs, Co. Donegal. January 18th, 2015.
Slaty-backed Gull, Co. Donegal, Ireland.
Slaty-backed Gull (Larus schistisagus)
Killybegs, Co. Donegal. January 18th, 2015.
Slaty-backed Gull, Co. Donegal, Ireland.
Slaty-backed Gull (Larus schistisagus)
Killybegs, Co. Donegal. January 18th, 2015.
Slaty-backed Gull, Co. Donegal, Ireland.
Slaty-backed Gull (Larus schistisagus)
Killybegs, Co. Donegal. January 18th, 2015.
Iceland Gull, Co. Donegal, Ireland.
Iceland Gull (Larus glaucoides)
Killybegs, Co. Donegal. January 18th, 2015.
Iceland Gull, Co. Donegal, Ireland.
Iceland Gull (Larus glaucoides)
Killybegs, Co. Donegal. January 18th, 2015.
Black Scoter, Co. Kerry, Ireland.
Black Scoter (Melanitta americana)
Rossbeigh, Co. Kerry. January 11th, 2015.
Black Scoter, Co. Kerry, Ireland.
Black Scoter (Melanitta americana)
Rossbeigh, Co. Kerry. January 11th, 2015.
Glaucous Gull, Co. Kerry, Ireland.
Glaucous Gull (Larus hyperboreus)
Rossbeigh, Co. Kerry. January 11th, 2015.
Glaucous Gull, Co. Kerry, Ireland.
Glaucous Gull (Larus hyperboreus)
Rossbeigh, Co. Kerry. January 11th, 2015.


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Little Gull, Co. Dublin, Ireland
Little Gull (Hydrocoloeus minutus)
Broadmeadow Estuary, Swords, County Dublin. February 15th, 2015.
Greenshank, Co. Dublin, Ireland
Greenshank (Tringa nebularia)
Broadmeadow Estuary, Swords, County Dublin. February 15th, 2015.
Greenshank, Co. Dublin, Ireland
Greenshank (Tringa nebularia)
Broadmeadow Estuary, Swords, County Dublin. February 15th, 2015.
Common Redshank, Co. Dublin, Ireland
Common Redshank (Tringa totanus)
Broadmeadow Estuary, Swords, County Dublin. February 15th, 2015.
Teal, Co. Dublin, Ireland
Teal (Anas crecca)
Broadmeadow Estuary, Swords, County Dublin. February 15th, 2015.
Jackdaw, Co. Dublin, Ireland
Jackdaw (Corvus monedula)
Howth Harbour, County Dublin. January 31st, 2015.
Grey Heron, Co. Dublin, Ireland
Grey Heron (Ardea cinerea)
Swords, County Dublin. February 1st, 2015.
Common Buzzard, Co. Wicklow, Ireland
Common Buzzard (Buteo buteo)
Enniskerry, County Wicklow. February 8th, 2015.
Black Redstart, Co. Wexford, Ireland
Black Redstart (Phoenicurus ochruros)
Kilmore Quay, County Wexford. January 24th, 2015.
Grey Heron, Co. Wexford, Ireland
Grey Heron (Ardea cinerea)
Carne Harbour, County Wexford. November 1st, 2014.