RARE BIRDS - LATEST PHOTOS
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Spotted Sandpiper, Co. Wexford, Ireland.
Spotted Sandpiper (Actitis macularius)
Ferrybank, Co. Wexford. December 10th, 2018.
Glossy Ibis, Co. Wexford, Ireland.
Glossy Ibis (Plegadis falcinellus)
Rosslare, Co. Wexford. December 2nd, 2018.
Siberian Chiffchaff, Co. Wexford, Ireland.
Siberian Chiffchaff (Phylloscopus collybita tristis)
Tacumshin, Co. Wexford. November 24th, 2018.
Spoonbill, Co. Wexford, Ireland.
Spoonbill (Platalea leucorodia)
Lady's Island, Co. Wexford. November 4th, 2018.
Cattle Egret, Co. Wexford, Ireland.
Cattle Egret (Bubulcus ibis)
Lady's Island, Co. Wexford. October 28th, 2018.
Taiga Flycatcher, Co. Cork, Ireland.
Taiga Flycatcher (Ficedula albicilla)
Galley Head, Co. Cork. October 25th, 2018.
Sound recording by Harry Hussey
Taiga Flycatcher, Co. Cork, Ireland.
Taiga Flycatcher (Ficedula albicilla)
Galley Head, Co. Cork. October 25th, 2018.
Veery, Co. Cork, Ireland.
Veery (Catharus fuscescens)
Cape Clear Island, Co. Cork. October 18th, 2018.
Veery, Co. Cork, Ireland.
Veery (Catharus fuscescens)
Cape Clear Island, Co. Cork. October 18th, 2018.
Veery, Co. Cork, Ireland.
Veery (Catharus fuscescens)
Cape Clear Island, Co. Cork. October 18th, 2018.
Swainson's Thrush, Co. Cork, Ireland.
Swainson's Thrush (Catharus ustulatus)
Cape Clear Island, Co. Cork. October 17th, 2018.
Swainson's Thrush, Co. Cork, Ireland.
Swainson's Thrush (Catharus ustulatus)
Cape Clear Island, Co. Cork. October 17th, 2018.
PAST IRISH RARE BIRDS
Found on 12th December
2003 Todd's Canada Goose, Derry
2000 Lesser Scaup, Antrim
1991 Woodlark, Cork
1950 Blue-winged Teal, Cork
1892 King Eider, Mayo
More details:
Todd's Canada Goose
Myroe Levels, Derry. 2003.
5th Irish Record. Race of Canada Goose
Lesser Scaup
Stoneyford Reservoir, Antrim. 2000.
8th Irish Record
Woodlark
Cobh, Cork. 1991.
Blue-winged Teal
Garryvoe, Cork. 1950.
Shot. 4th Irish Record
King Eider
Achill Island, Mayo. 1892.
Shot. 3rd Irish Record
FIRST WP RECORDS
on 12th December:
Spectacled Eider, Vardo, Finnmark, Norway. 12th December, 1933.
Shot.
Lewington, I. et al. 1991. A Field Guide to the Rare Birds of Britain and Europe. HarperCollins