LATEST IRISH RARE BIRD PHOTOS
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Greenish Warbler, Co. Wexford, Ireland.
Greenish Warbler (Phylloscopus trochiloides)
Great Saltee Island, Co. Wexford. May 28th, 2017.
Greenish Warbler, Co. Wexford, Ireland.
Greenish Warbler (Phylloscopus trochiloides)
Great Saltee Island, Co. Wexford. May 28th, 2017.
Marsh Sandpiper, Co. Dublin, Ireland.
Marsh Sandpiper (Tringa stagnatilis)
Swords Estuary, Co. Dublin. May 6th, 2017.
Marsh Sandpiper, Co. Dublin, Ireland.
Marsh Sandpiper (Tringa stagnatilis)
Swords Estuary, Co. Dublin. May 6th, 2017.
Marsh Sandpiper, Co. Dublin, Ireland.
Marsh Sandpiper (Tringa stagnatilis)
Swords Estuary, Co. Dublin. May 6th, 2017.
Tree Pipit, Co. Wexford, Ireland.
Tree Pipit (Anthus trivialis)
Great Saltee Island, Co. Wexford. May 1st, 2017.
Tree Pipit, Co. Wexford, Ireland.
Tree Pipit (Anthus trivialis)
Great Saltee Island, Co. Wexford. May 1st, 2017.
Ring Ouzel, Co. Wexford, Ireland.
Ring Ouzel (Turdus torquatus)
Great Saltee Island, Co. Wexford. April 22nd, 2017.
Ring Ouzel, Co. Wexford, Ireland.
Ring Ouzel (Turdus torquatus)
Great Saltee Island, Co. Wexford. April 22nd, 2017.
Little Ringed Plover, Co. Dublin, Ireland.
Little Ringed Plover (Charadrius dubius)
Swords Estuary, Co. Dublin. April 23rd, 2017.
PAST IRISH RARE BIRDS
on 25th June
2012 Savi's Warbler, Wexford
2001 King Eider, Antrim
1981 Laughing Gull, Clare
1893 White-winged Black Tern, Clare
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Savi's Warbler
Tacumshin Lake, Wexford. 2012.
10th Irish Record
King Eider
Off Greenisland, Antrim. 2001.
Laughing Gull
Shannon Airport Lagoon, Clare. 1981.
2nd Irish Record
White-winged Black Tern
Newmarket-on-Fergus, Clare. 1893.
Obtained. 6th Irish Record. Date also recorded as 28th June
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FIRST WP RECORDS
on 25th June:
Cedar Waxwing, Noss, Shetland, Scotland. 25th June, 1985.
Remained until the following day. Originally placed in Category D by the BOURC, however subsequently upgraded to Category A following a second bird found in Nottingham in 1996.
McKay, C.R. 2000. Cedar Waxwing in Shetland: new to the Western Palearctic. British Birds 93(12): 580-587