Past Irish Rare Birds
Feed: Past Irish Rare Bird Records

Rare birds found in Ireland in past years on today's date - November 28th:


American Coot

Murlach, Ballyconneely, Galway, 2012. 

Remained until 13th April 2013. 3rd Irish record.


Ring-necked Duck

Carrigadroghid Loch, Cork, 1977. 

2 birds. 5th Irish Record


Black-headed Bunting

Ballymore, Wexford, 1958. 

2nd Irish Record


Undated November records


First Records for
WESTERN PALEARCTIC

Today is 28th November. The following first records for the Western Palearctic were found on this date:


Little Blue Heron

28th November, 1964.

Fazenda, Flores, Azores.

Found dead. Ringed as a nestling in New Jersey, USA, June 1964

Dennis, J.V. 1981. A summary of banded North American birds encountered in Europe. North American Bird Bander 6: 88-96


Undated Winter Western Palearctic Records


TRIP REPORTS/PHOTOS

Mallorca
Seville
Canaries
Florida



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Snow Bunting Wexford Ireland
Snow Bunting (Plectrophenax nivalis)
Rosslare Back Strand, County Wexford. November 8th, 2014.
Snow Bunting Wexford Ireland
Snow Bunting (Plectrophenax nivalis)
Rosslare Back Strand, County Wexford. November 8th, 2014.
Lesser Whitethroat Wexford Ireland
Lesser Whitethroat (Sylvia curruca)
Churchtown, County Wexford. November 2nd, 2014.
Greenland Redpoll Donegal Ireland
Greenland Redpoll (Carduelis flammea rostrata/islandica)
Tory Island, County Donegal. October 22nd, 2014.
Lesser Whitethroat Donegal Ireland
Lesser Whitethroat (Sylvia curruca)
Tory Island, County Donegal. October 17th, 2014.


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Raven Cork Ireland
Raven (Corvus corax)
Cape Clear Island, County Cork. October 7th, 2014.
Redwing Donegal Ireland
Redwing (Turdus iliacus)
Tory Island, County Donegal. October 19th, 2014.
Eider Donegal Ireland
Eider (Somateria mollissima)
Tory Island, County Donegal. October 19th, 2014.
Merlin Donegal Ireland
Merlin (Falco columbarius)
Tory Island, County Donegal. October 12th, 2014.
Northern Wheatear Donegal Ireland
Northern Wheatear (Oenanthe oenanthe)
Tory Island, County Donegal. October 12th, 2014.