RARE BIRDS - LATEST PHOTOS
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Great White Egret, Co. Wexford, Ireland.
Great White Egret (Ardea alba)
Lady's Island, Co. Wexford. April 29th, 2018.
Garden Warbler, Co. Wexford, Ireland.
Garden Warbler (Sylvia borin)
Great Saltee Island, Co. Wexford. April 28th, 2018.
Hoopoe, Co. Wexford, Ireland.
Hoopoe (Upupa epops)
Hook Head, Co. Wexford. April 21st, 2018.
Ring-necked Duck, Co. Wexford, Ireland.
Ring-necked Duck (Aythya collaris)
Tacumshin Lake, Co. Wexford. April 21st, 2018.
Snow Bunting, Co. Wexford, Ireland.
Snow Bunting (Plectrophenax nivalis)
Great Saltee Island, Co. Wexford. April 14th, 2018.
Snow Bunting, Co. Wexford, Ireland.
Snow Bunting (Plectrophenax nivalis)
Great Saltee Island, Co. Wexford. April 14th, 2018.
Iceland Gull, Co. Wexford, Ireland.
Iceland Gull (Larus glaucoides)
Rosslare, Co. Wexford. March 24th, 2018.
Glaucous Gull, Co. Wexford, Ireland.
Glaucous Gull (Larus hyperboreus)
Rosslare, Co. Wexford. March 24th, 2018.
Bewick's Swan, Co. Wexford, Ireland.
Bewick's Swan (Cygnus columbianus bewickii)
Lady's Island Lake, Co. Wexford. March 10th, 2018.
Twite, Co. Louth, Ireland.
Twite (Carduelis flavirostris)
Dundalk, Co. Louth. February 13th, 2018.
Brambling, Co. Wicklow, Ireland.
Brambling (Fringilla montifringilla)
Powerscourt, Co. Wicklow. February 13th, 2018.
Cattle Egret, Co. Wexford, Ireland.
Cattle Egret (Bubulcus ibis)
Lingstown, Co. Wexford. February 11th, 2018.
PAST IRISH RARE BIRDS
Found on 25th May
2016 Woodchat Shrike, Cork
2015 Grey-cheeked Thrush, Mayo
2012 Red-backed Shrike, Wexford
2012 Red-footed Falcon, Wexford
2008 King Eider, Wexford
2008 Temminck's Stint, Derry
1971 American Golden Plover, Kerry
More details:
Woodchat Shrike
Toormore, Cork. 2016.
Grey-cheeked Thrush
Termoncarragh, Mullet Peninsula, Mayo. 2015.
9th Irish Record
Red-backed Shrike
Tacumshin Lake, Wexford. 2012.
Red-footed Falcon
Tacumshin Lake, Wexford. 2012.
King Eider
Tacumshin Lake, Wexford. 2008.
Temminck's Stint
SW Corner of Lough Beg, Derry. 2008.
2 birds
American Golden Plover
Akeragh Lough, Kerry. 1971.
5th Irish Record
FIRST WP RECORDS
on 25th May:
Oriental Plover, Alajoki Fields, Ilmajoki, Finland. 25th May, 2003.
Remained for a few hours before flying off to the northwest.
Rannila, V-P. 2003. The Oriental Plover in Finland - a new Western Palearctic bird. Birding World 16(5): 209