Historical
Feed: Past Irish Rare Bird Records

IRISH RARE BIRD
RECORDS

Today is Sunday 20th April 2014. Rare birds found in Ireland in past years on 20th April:


Shore Lark

Cape Clear Island, Cork, 2007. 


Little Bittern

Sherkin Island, Cork, 1992. 

Little Bittern photo


Purple Heron

Sherkin Island, Cork, 1992. 


Red-rumped Swallow

Arklow, Wicklow, 1992. 

1st East Coast Record

Red-rumped Swallow photo


Black Kite

Midleton, Cork, 1991. 

6th Irish Record

Black Kite photo


Black Kite

Garryvoe, Cork, 1980. 

1st Irish Record

Black Kite photo


Rufous Bush Robin

Escallonia Garden, Cape Clear Island, Cork, 1968. 

Race galactotes. 3rd Irish Record


American Bittern

Maddenstown Bog, Kildare, 1891. 

Date approx. Shot shortly before this date


Undated April records


First for Western Palearctic

20th April. No WP firsts are known for this date.

 

Undated Spring Records

TRIP REPORTS/PHOTOS

Mallorca
Seville
Canaries
Florida



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Scandinavian Rock Pipit Wexford Ireland
Scandinavian Rock Pipit (Anthus petrosus littoralis)
Great Saltee Island, County Wexford. March 30th, 2014.
Scandinavian Rock Pipit Wexford Ireland
Scandinavian Rock Pipit (Anthus petrosus littoralis)
Great Saltee Island, County Wexford. March 30th, 2014.
Bewicks Swan Wexford Ireland
Bewick's Swan (Cygnus columbianus bewickii)
Tacumshin, County Wexford. March 17th, 2014.
Glaucous Gull Wexford Ireland
Glaucous Gull (Larus hyperboreus)
Carnsore Point, County Wexford. March 1st, 2014.
Glossy Ibis Wexford Ireland
Glossy Ibis (Plegadis falcinellus)
South Slob, County Wexford. February 8th, 2014.


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Northern Wheatear Wexford Ireland
Northern Wheatear (Oenanthe oenanthe)
Great Saltee Island, County Wexford. April 12th, 2014.
Greenfinch Wexford Ireland
Greenfinch (Carduelis chloris)
Wexford Town, County Wexford. April 5th, 2014.
Chiffchaff Wexford Ireland
Chiffchaff (Phylloscopus collybita)
Great Saltee Island, County Wexford. March 15th, 2014.
Guillemot Dublin Ireland
Guillemot (Uria aalge)
Howth Harbour, County Dublin. February 15th, 2014.
Little Gull Wexford Ireland
Little Gull (Hydrocoloeus minutus)
Carne Beach, County Wexford. February 9th, 2014.
Kittiwake Wexford Ireland
Kittiwake (Rissa tridactyla)
Ring Marsh, County Wexford. February 9th, 2014.
Kittiwake Wexford Ireland
Kittiwake (Rissa tridactyla)
Ring Marsh, County Wexford. February 9th, 2014.
Oystercatcher Wexford Ireland
Oystercatcher (Haematopus ostralegus)
Ring Marsh, County Wexford. February 9th, 2014.