Past Irish Rare Birds
Feed: Past Irish Rare Bird Records

Rare birds found in Ireland in past years on today's date - September 2nd:


Citrine Wagtail

Tacumshin Lake, Wexford, 2011. 

2 birds


American Black Tern

Rahasane Turlough, Galway, 2007. 

4th Irish Record


Citrine Wagtail

Ballycotton, Cork, 2004. 

8th Irish Record


Booted Warbler

Ballycotton, Cork, 2004. 

2nd Irish Record


Booted Warbler

Annagh Head, Mayo, 2004. 

3rd Irish Record


Western Bonelli's Warbler

Great Saltee Island, Wexford, 1991. 

Trapped. Considered to be the race bonelli


Wilson's Phalarope

Ballycotton, Cork, 1968. 

4th Irish Record


Woodlark

Lough Errul, Cape Clear Island, Cork, 1965. 


Greater Yellowlegs

Three Islets, Lough Neagh, Antrim, 1962. 

5th Irish Record. 3rd NI Record


Western Bonelli's Warbler

Lighthouse Road, Cape Clear Island, Cork, 1961. 

Trapped. Considered to be the race bonelli. 1st Irish Record


Icterine Warbler

Cape Clear Island, Cork, 1959. 

7th Irish Record


Aquatic Warbler

Great Saltee Island, Wexford, 1958. 

4th Irish Record


Icterine Warbler

Tuskar Rock, Wexford, 1914. 

Picked up dead. 2nd Irish Record


Undated September records


First Records for
WESTERN PALEARCTIC

Today is 2nd September. The following first records for the Western Palearctic were found on this date:


Southern Giant Petrel

2nd September, 1991.

Adriatic Sea, At sea.

Seen from a ferry travelling between Greece and Ancona in Italy. An earlier record of a Giant Petrel off Ile d'Ouessant in November 1967 was not specifically identified

Brichetti, P. et al 1995. Comitato di Omologazione Italiano. Rivista Italiana di Ornitologia 65: 147-149


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.


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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 September


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Wilsons Phalarope Wexford Ireland
Wilson's Phalarope
Lady's Island Lake, 2007
Pectoral Sandpiper Wexford Ireland
Pectoral Sandpiper
Lady's Island Lake, 2011
Sharp-tailed Sandpiper Wexford Ireland
Sharp-tailed Sandpiper
Tacumshin Lake, 2011
Pallid Harrier Wexford Ireland
Pallid Harrier
Tacumshin Lake, 2011
Glossy Ibis Wexford Ireland
Glossy Ibis
Tacumshin Lake, 2009
Wryneck Wexford Ireland
Wryneck
Hook Head, 2010
Nightingale Wexford Ireland
Nightingale
Hook Head, 2010
White-rumped Sandpiper Wexford Ireland
White-rumped Sandpiper
Tacumshin Lake, 2003
Citrine Wagtail Wexford Ireland
Citrine Wagtail
Tacumshin Lake, 2003
Lesser Whitethroat Wexford Ireland
Lesser Whitethroat
Great Saltee Island, 2012
Buff-breasted Sandpiper Wexford Ireland
Buff-breasted Sandpiper
Tacumshin Lake, 2006
Spotted Sandpiper Wexford Ireland
Spotted Sandpiper
Nethertown, 2006
Sinensis Cormorant Wexford Ireland
Sinensis Cormorant
Nethertown, 2012
White-rumped Sandpiper Wexford Ireland
White-rumped Sandpiper
Tacumshin Lake, 2012
Dotterel Wexford Ireland
Dotterel
Tacumshin Lake, 2003
Buff-breasted Sandpiper Wexford Ireland
Buff-breasted Sandpiper
Tacumshin Lake, 2003
Black Kite Wexford Ireland
Black Kite
South Slob, 2007
Reed Warbler Wexford Ireland
Reed Warbler
Carnsore Point, 2008
Grey Phalarope Wexford Ireland
Grey Phalarope
Tacumshin Lake, 2008
Osprey Wexford Ireland
Osprey
Tacumshin Lake, 2009
Pectoral Sandpiper Wexford Ireland
Pectoral Sandpiper
Tacumshin Lake, 2009
Pectoral Sandpiper Wexford Ireland
Pectoral Sandpiper
Tacumshin Lake, 2006
American Golden Plover Wexford Ireland
American Golden Plover
Tacumshin Lake, 2012
Bairds Sandpiper Wexford Ireland
Baird's Sandpiper
Tacumshin Lake, 2006
White-rumped Sandpiper Wexford Ireland
White-rumped Sandpiper
Tacumshin Lake, 2006
Wryneck Wexford Ireland
Wryneck
Churchtown, 2008
Buff-breasted Sandpiper Wexford Ireland
Buff-breasted Sandpiper
Tacumshin Lake, 2009
White-winged Black Tern Wexford Ireland
White-winged Black Tern
Tacumshin Lake, 2013
Lesser Yellowlegs Wexford Ireland
Lesser Yellowlegs
Wexford Wildfowl Reserve, 2013
Tawny Pipit Wexford Ireland
Tawny Pipit
Hook Head, 2003
Garden Warbler Wexford Ireland
Garden Warbler
Hook Head, 2003
Great White Egret Wexford Ireland
Great White Egret
Lady's Island Lake, 2002
Wilsons Warbler Cork Ireland
Wilson's Warbler
Dursey Island, 2013
American Golden Plover Wexford Ireland
American Golden Plover
Tacumshin Lake, 2007
Wood Warbler Wexford Ireland
Wood Warbler
Great Saltee Island, 2012
American Golden Plover Dublin Ireland
American Golden Plover
Swords Estuary, 2003
Black-winged Stilt Wexford Ireland
Black-winged Stilt
Lady's Island Lake, 2006
Turtle Dove Wexford Ireland
Turtle Dove
Hook Head, 2006
Yellow Wagtail Wexford Ireland
Yellow Wagtail
Tacumshin Lake, 2006
Bairds Sandpiper Wexford Ireland
Baird's Sandpiper
Tacumshin Lake, 2007
Citrine Wagtail Donegal Ireland
Citrine Wagtail
Malin More, 2002
Hoopoe Wexford Ireland
Hoopoe
Fethard-On-Sea, 2006
Wryneck Wexford Ireland
Wryneck
Great Saltee Island, 2006
Semipalmated Plover Kerry Ireland
Semipalmated Plover
Ventry, 2011
Rose-coloured Starling Cork Ireland
Rose-coloured Starling
Cape Clear Island, 2006
Eastern Olivaceous Warbler Cork Ireland
Eastern Olivaceous Warbler
Cape Clear Island, 2006
Blackpoll Warbler Galway Ireland
Blackpoll Warbler
Inishbofin, 2013
Spotted Sandpiper Wexford Ireland
Spotted Sandpiper
Tacumshin Lake, 2004
Lesser Whitethroat Wexford Ireland
Lesser Whitethroat
Carnsore Point, 2008
Wryneck Wexford Ireland
Wryneck
Great Saltee Island, 2013
Garden Warbler Wexford Ireland
Garden Warbler
Great Saltee Island, 2013
Red-backed Shrike Wexford Ireland
Red-backed Shrike
Hook Head, 2013
Wilsons Phalarope Wexford Ireland
Wilson's Phalarope
Tacumshin Lake, 2005
Arctic Warbler Donegal Ireland
Arctic Warbler
Bloody Foreland, 2003