Past Irish Rare Birds
Feed: Past Irish Rare Bird Records

Rare birds found in Ireland in past years on today's date - January 26th:


Eastern Jackdaw

Dundalk, Louth, 1998. 

3rd Irish Record


American Black Duck

Ballycotton, Cork, 1993. 

6th Irish Record


Forster's Tern

Dungarvan, Waterford, 1985. 

5th Irish Record


Red-crested Pochard

River Blackwater between Navan and Kells, Meath, 1958. 

Shot. 6th Irish Record


Undated January records


First for Western Palearctic

26th January. No WP firsts are known for this date.

 

Undated Winter 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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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.
Raven, Co. Cork, Ireland
Raven (Corvus corax)
Cape Clear Island, County Cork. October 7th, 2014.
Redwing, Co. Donegal, Ireland
Redwing (Turdus iliacus)
Tory Island, County Donegal. October 19th, 2014.
Eider, Co. Donegal, Ireland
Eider (Somateria mollissima)
Tory Island, County Donegal. October 19th, 2014.
Merlin, Co. Donegal, Ireland
Merlin (Falco columbarius)
Tory Island, County Donegal. October 12th, 2014.
Northern Wheatear, Co. Donegal, Ireland
Northern Wheatear (Oenanthe oenanthe)
Tory Island, County Donegal. October 12th, 2014.
Spotted Flycatcher, Co. Wexford, Ireland
Spotted Flycatcher (Muscicapa striata)
Great Saltee Island, County Wexford. September 6th, 2014.
Northern Wheatear, Co. Wexford, Ireland
Northern Wheatear (Oenanthe oenanthe)
Hook Head, County Wexford. September 5th, 2014.