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Lesser Yellowlegs, Co. Wexford, Ireland.
Lesser Yellowlegs (Tringa flavipes)
Tacumshin, Co. Wexford. June 15th, 2021.
American Golden Plover, Co. Wexford, Ireland.
American Golden Plover (Pluvialis dominica)
Tacumshin, Co. Wexford. June 5th, 2021.
American Golden Plover, Co. Wexford, Ireland.
American Golden Plover (Pluvialis dominica)
Tacumshin, Co. Wexford. June 5th, 2021.
Common Redpoll, Co. Wexford, Ireland.
Common Redpoll (Acanthis flammea)
Great Saltee Island, Co. Wexford. June 5th, 2021.
Red-backed Shrike, Co. Wexford, Ireland.
Red-backed Shrike (Lanius collurio)
Ring Marsh, Co. Wexford. June 1st, 2021.
Turtle Dove, Co. Wexford, Ireland.
Turtle Dove (Streptopelia turtur)
Great Saltee Island, Co. Wexford. May 29th, 2021.
Western Subalpine Warbler, Co. Wexford, Ireland.
Western Subalpine Warbler (Curruca iberiae)
Great Saltee Island, Co. Wexford. May 28th, 2021.
Great Spotted Woodpecker, Co. Wexford, Ireland.
Great Spotted Woodpecker (Dendrocopos major)
Wexford Town, Co. Wexford. May 20th, 2021.
Bearded Reedling, Co. Wexford, Ireland.
Bearded Reedling (Panurus biarmicus)
Wexford, Co. Wexford. May 18th, 2021.
Pied Flycatcher, Co. Wexford, Ireland.
Pied Flycatcher (Ficedula hypoleuca)
Great Saltee Island, Co. Wexford. May 2nd, 2021.
Pied Flycatcher, Co. Wexford, Ireland.
Pied Flycatcher (Ficedula hypoleuca)
Great Saltee Island, Co. Wexford. May 2nd, 2021.
Hoopoe, Co. Wexford, Ireland.
Hoopoe (Upupa epops)
Hook Head, Co. Wexford. April 25th, 2021.
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Hoopoe, Co. Wexford, Ireland.
Hoopoe (Upupa epops)
Hook Head, Co. Wexford. April 25th, 2021.
Hoopoe, Co. Wexford, Ireland.
Hoopoe (Upupa epops)
Hook Head, Co. Wexford. April 25th, 2021.
Garden Warbler, Co. Wexford, Ireland.
Garden Warbler (Sylvia borin)
Great Saltee Island, Co. Wexford. April 24th, 2021.
Garden Warbler, Co. Wexford, Ireland.
Garden Warbler (Sylvia borin)
Great Saltee Island, Co. Wexford. April 24th, 2021.
Ring Ouzel, Co. Wexford, Ireland.
Ring Ouzel (Turdus torquatus)
Hook Head, Co. Wexford. April 12th, 2021.
Ring Ouzel, Co. Wexford, Ireland.
Ring Ouzel (Turdus torquatus)
Hook Head, Co. Wexford. April 12th, 2021.
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Past Irish Rare Birds
Found on 19th June
2013
Red-backed Shrike
Tacumshin Lake, Co Wexford
1998
Caspian Tern
Ballycotton & Ballymacoda, Co Cork
6th Irish Record
1985
Savi's Warbler
Near Youghal, Co Cork
3rd Irish Record
1957
Great Grey Shrike
Blackrock Lighthouse, Co Mayo
First WP Records
on 19th June:
Pacific Swift
Shell Oil Platform, Leman Bank, North Sea. 19th June, 1981.
Caught when exhausted, taken ashore and released at Beccles, Suffolk. Subsequently observed at Shadingfield, Suffolk on 20th July, aka Fork-tailed Swift.
Parker, M. 1990. Pacific Swift: new to the Western Palearctic. British Birds 83(2): 43-46