RARE BIRDS - LATEST PHOTOS
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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.
Scarlet Tanager, Co. Cork, Ireland.
Scarlet Tanager (Piranga olivacea)
Cape Clear Island, Co. Cork. October 16th, 2018.
Scarlet Tanager, Co. Cork, Ireland.
Scarlet Tanager (Piranga olivacea)
Cape Clear Island, Co. Cork. October 16th, 2018.
White-rumped Sandpiper, Co. Cork, Ireland.
White-rumped Sandpiper (Calidris fuscicollis)
Cape Clear Island, Co. Cork. October 13th, 2018.
PAST IRISH RARE BIRDS
Found on 18th November
2005 Laughing Gull, Galway
1995 Double-crested Cormorant, Galway
1987 Bald Eagle, Kerry
1984 Black Brant, Dublin
1984 Cattle Egret, Wexford
1980 Red-rumped Swallow, Derry
1906 Rough-legged Buzzard, Cork
1903 Red-breasted Flycatcher, Cork
1868 American Bittern, Louth
More details:
Laughing Gull
Nimmo's Pier, Galway. 2005.
Double-crested Cormorant
River Corrib at Nimmo's Pier, Galway. 1995.
1st Irish Record. 3rd WP Record. Remained in to 1996
Bald Eagle
Near Edenburn Cross, Ballymacelligot, Kerry. 1987.
2nd Irish Record. 2nd WP Record. Taken into captivity and later returned to the USA
Black Brant
Corballis, Dublin. 1984.
6th Irish Record
Cattle Egret
Killag, Kilmore, Tacumshin Lake, Wexford. 1984.
5th Irish Record
Red-rumped Swallow
Hillhead Crossroads, Castledawson, Derry. 1980.
2nd Irish Record
Rough-legged Buzzard
Mitchelstown, Cork. 1906.
Red-breasted Flycatcher
Bull Rock, Cork. 1903.
Obtained. 5th Irish Record
American Bittern
Castlering on the River Fane, near the Monaghan Border, Louth. 1868.
Shot. 3rd Irish Record
FIRST WP RECORDS
on 18th November:
Brown Thrasher, Durlston Head, near Swanage, Dorset, England. 18th November, 1966.
Trapped. Remained until 5th February 1967.
Incledon, C.S.L. 1968. Brown Thrasher in Dorset: a species new to Britain and Ireland. British Birds 61(12): 550-553