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Gull-billed Tern, Co. Wexford, Ireland.
Gull-billed Tern (Gelochelidon nilotica)
Tacumshin, Co. Wexford. July 28th, 2020.
Gull-billed Tern, Co. Wexford, Ireland.
Gull-billed Tern (Gelochelidon nilotica)
Tacumshin, Co. Wexford. July 28th, 2020.
Pectoral Sandpiper, Co. Wexford, Ireland.
Pectoral Sandpiper (Calidris melanotos)
Tacumshin, Co. Wexford. July 25th, 2020.
Pectoral Sandpiper, Co. Wexford, Ireland.
Pectoral Sandpiper (Calidris melanotos)
Tacumshin, Co. Wexford. July 16th, 2020.
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Past Irish Rare Birds
Found on 13th August
2016
Brown Booby
Southwest of Skellig Micheal , Co Kerry
1st Irish Record. Landed on a fishing vessel
2012
Atlantic Gull
Rosscarbery, Co Cork
10th Irish Record
2012
Least Sandpiper
Carrahane, Co Kerry
2009
Black Kite
Lissagriffin, Co Cork
2000
Stilt Sandpiper
North Slob and Castlebridge, Co Wexford
10th Irish Record
1899
Montagu's Harrier
Near Ballynastragh, Gorey, Co Wexford
Two birds trapped. 7th & 8th Irish Records. Possibly bred in the area
First WP Records
on 13th August:
Pallas's Grasshopper Warbler
Helgoland, Pinneberg, Schleswig-Holstein, Germany. 13th August, 1856.
Caught in the island's lighthouse lantern on the night of the 12th-13th.
Cramp, S. (ed) 1992. BWP 6. Oxford University Press