Past Irish Rare Birds
Feed: Past Irish Rare Bird Records

Rare birds found in Ireland in past years on today's date - August 1st:


Bulwer's Petrel

Off Galley Head, Cork, 2013. 

2nd Irish Record


Red-necked Stint

Reenroe Beach, Ballinskelligs, Kerry, 2011. 

4th Irish Record


Pacific Golden Plover

Tacumshin Lake, Wexford, 2005. 

10th Irish Record. Subsequently observed near Lisbon, Portugal between the 13th and 17th August


Broad-billed Sandpiper

Bann Estuary, Derry, 1995. 


Stilt Sandpiper

Our Lady's Island Lake, Wexford, 1988. 

4th Irish Record


Stilt Sandpiper

Tacumshin Lake, Wexford, 1983. 

3rd Irish Record


Balearic Shearwater

Belfast Lough, Antrim, 1956. 

1st Irish Record


Sociable Plover

Near Navan, Meath, 1899. 

Shot. 1st Irish Record


Wood Sandpiper

Calary Bog, near The Sugarloaf, Wicklow, 1896. 

3 birds, 1 shot. 2nd Irish Record


Snowy Owl

Probably near Kilmore, Wexford, 1812. 

Speculative date. Shot on the first day of the shooting season and injured. Later captured and killed. 1st Irish Record


Undated August records


First for Western Palearctic

1st August. No WP firsts are known for this date.

 

Undated Autumn Records

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Hobby Wexford Ireland
Hobby (Falco subbuteo)
Ballyvaloo, County Wexford.
June 3rd, 2008
Canon 30D, Canon 300mm f/4 IS +1.4x, 1/1000 f/7.1 ISO 200 
4 more photo(s) of Hobby:
Hobby, Tacumshin Lake, Wexford. 2012 Hobby, Ballyvaloo, Wexford. 2008 Hobby, Ballyvaloo, Wexford. 2008 Hobby, Ballyvaloo, Wexford. 2008