Past Irish Rare Birds
Feed: Past Irish Rare Bird Records

Rare birds found in Ireland in past years on today's date - August 31st:

Macaronesian Shearwater

Off the Bridges of Ross, Clare, 2005. 

Temminck's Stint

Rogerstown, Dublin, 1977. 

Wilson's Phalarope

Our Lady's Island Lake, Wexford, 1969. 

5th Irish Record

Baird's Sandpiper

Ballycotton, Cork, 1968. 

5th Irish Record

Aquatic Warbler

Comillane, Cape Clear Island, Cork, 1961. 

7th Irish Record

Common Rosefinch

Great Saltee Island, Wexford, 1958. 

Trapped. 2nd Irish Record

Barred Warbler

Great Saltee Island, Wexford, 1954. 

Trapped. 7th Irish Record

Undated August records

First Records for

Today is 31st August. The following first records for the Western Palearctic were found on this date:

Stilt Sandpiper

31st August, 1954.

Near Kilnsea, East Yorkshire, England.

Remained until 4th September

Chislett, R. 1955. Stilt Sandpiper in Yorkshire: a new British Bird. British Birds 48(1): 18-20

Undated Autumn Western Palearctic Records



Your chosen Rare Bird photo: Red-footed Falcon
Red-footed Falcon Wexford Ireland
Red-footed Falcon (Falco vespertinus)
Tacumshin Lake, County Wexford.
May 29th, 2010
Canon 7D, Canon 300mm f/4 IS +1.4x, 1/1600 f/5.6 ISO 320 
3 more photo(s) of Red-footed Falcon:
Red-footed Falcon, Tacumshin Lake, Wexford. 2010 Red-footed Falcon, Tacumshin Lake, Wexford. 2010 Red-footed Falcon, Timahoe West, Kildare. 2010