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Whooper Swan, Co. Wexford, Ireland
Whooper Swan (Cygnus cygnus)
Rostoonstown, Co. Wexford. February 11th, 2018.
Mediterranean Gull, Co. Wexford, Ireland
Mediterranean Gull (Ichthyaetus melanocephalus)
Sigginstown, Co. Wexford. February 11th, 2018.
Left, with Common Gull in flight on right and two Black-headed Gulls at bottom
Bullfinch, Co. Wicklow, Ireland
Bullfinch (Pyrrhula pyrrhula)
East Coast Nature Reserve, Co. Wicklow. January 29th, 2018.
Black-tailed Godwit, Co. Wexford, Ireland
Black-tailed Godwit (Limosa limosa)
Lady's Island, Co. Wexford. January 27th, 2018.
Right, with Bar-tailed Godwit on left
Bar-tailed Godwit, Co. Wexford, Ireland
Bar-tailed Godwit (Limosa lapponica)
Lady's Island, Co. Wexford. January 27th, 2018.
Left, with Black-tailed Godwit on right
Jay, Co. Dublin, Ireland
Jay (Garrulus glandarius)
Phoenix Park, Co. Dublin. January 7th, 2018.
Jay, Co. Dublin, Ireland
Jay (Garrulus glandarius)
Phoenix Park, Co. Dublin. January 7th, 2018.
Jay, Co. Dublin, Ireland
Jay (Garrulus glandarius)
Phoenix Park, Co. Dublin. January 7th, 2018.
PAST IRISH RARE BIRDS
on 21st April
2017 Subalpine Warbler, Wexford
2011 Tawny Pipit, Wexford
2009 Woodchat Shrike, Waterford
2008 Bluethroat, Waterford
2008 Little Bunting, Cork
2007 Red-rumped Swallow, Cork
2000 Nightingale, Cork
1987 Purple Heron, Cork
1974 King Eider, Donegal
1968 Alpine Swift, Cork
1954 Tawny Pipit, Wexford
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Subalpine Warbler
Great Saltee Island, Wexford. 2017.
Tawny Pipit
Great Saltee Island, Wexford. 2011.
Woodchat Shrike
Ballydwan, Waterford. 2009.
Bluethroat
Saleen, near Brownstown Head, Waterford. 2008.
Little Bunting
Old Head of Kinsale, Cork. 2008.
Red-rumped Swallow
Lissagriffin, Cork. 2007.
Nightingale
Ballycotton, Cork. 2000.
Purple Heron
Garretstown, Cork. 1987.
5th Irish Record. Joined by a second two days later
King Eider
Off Rosbeg, Donegal. 1974.
7th Irish Record. Returned annually until 1982
Alpine Swift
Trawkieran, Cape Clear Island, Cork. 1968.
10th Irish Record
Tawny Pipit
Great Saltee Island, Wexford. 1954.
2nd Irish Record
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FIRST WP RECORDS
on 21st April:
Pied Crow, Jalo Oasis, Al Wahat, Libya. 21st April, 1931.
Collected 24th April.
Ghigi, A. 1932. Spedizione scientifica all'oasi Cufra (marzo-luglio 1931) - ucelli. Ann. Mus. Civ. St Nat. Genova 55: 268-292