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Bonaparte's Gull, Co. Wexford, Ireland.
Bonaparte's Gull (Chroicocephalus philadelphia)
Kilmore Quay, Co. Wexford. November 16th, 2019.
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Bonaparte's Gull, Co. Wexford, Ireland.
Bonaparte's Gull (Chroicocephalus philadelphia)
Kilmore Quay, Co. Wexford. November 16th, 2019.
Bonaparte's Gull, Co. Wexford, Ireland.
Bonaparte's Gull (Chroicocephalus philadelphia)
Kilmore Quay, Co. Wexford. November 16th, 2019.
Common Redpoll, Co. Donegal, Ireland.
Common Redpoll (Acanthis flammea)
Tory Island, Co. Donegal. October 20th, 2019.
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Past Irish Rare Birds
Found on 1st June
2019
Golden Oriole
Great Saltee Island, Co Wexford
2013
Black Kite
Tarmon Hill, Mullet Peninsula, Co Mayo
2006
Citrine Wagtail
Tacumshin Lake, Co Wexford
2006
Whiskered Tern
Blennerville, Co Kerry
Two birds
1992
Lesser Grey Shrike
Hook Head, Co Wexford
5th Irish Record
1980
Ring-billed Gull
The Mullet, Co Mayo
4th Irish Record
1946
White-winged Black Tern
River Suir, near Cahir, Co Tipperary
8th Irish Record. Probably the same bird observed on the River Suir near Thurles on 9th June
1869
Hobby
Newtownbarry, Co Wexford
5th Irish Record.
First WP Records
on 1st June:
Tufted Puffin
Laholmsbukten Bay, Lagoset, Halland, Sweden. 1st June, 1994.
Seen again on 8th June.
Haraldsson, M. 1995. Tofslunnefagel Fratercula cirrhata Lagans mynning 1 and 8 juni 1994. Var Fagelvarld 22 (Supplement): 152-153
Brown-headed Cowbird
Jomfruland Bird Observatory, Kragero, Telemark, Norway. 1st June, 1987.
Trapped, held captive and later died.
Bentz, P.G. 1989. Sjeldne fugler I Norge I 1987. Rapport fra Norsk sjeldenhetskomite for fugl (NSKF), NZF og NOF. Var Fuglefauna 12: 101-110
Elegant Tern
Banc d'Arguin, Gironde, France. 1st June, 1974.
One, sometimes two in a colony of Sandwich Terns. One returned almost annually to the same colony until 1985. Paired with a Sandwich Tern and raised hybrid young on several occasions.
Dubois, P.J. and CHN 1994. La Sterne elegante (Sterna elegans) en France. Ornithos 1-2: 74-79