COMMON BIRDS - LATEST PHOTOS
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Great Black-backed Gull, Co. Wexford, Ireland
Great Black-backed Gull (Larus marinus)
Carne, Co. Wexford. October 4th, 2017.
Great Black-backed Gull, Co. Wexford, Ireland
Great Black-backed Gull (Larus marinus)
Carne, Co. Wexford. October 4th, 2017.
Herring Gull, Co. Wexford, Ireland
Herring Gull (Larus argentatus)
Carne, Co. Wexford. October 4th, 2017.
Hen Harrier, Co. Wexford, Ireland
Hen Harrier (Circus cyaneus)
Tacumshin Lake, Co. Wexford. August 15th, 2017.
Puffin, Co. Wexford, Ireland
Puffin (Fratercula arctica)
Great Saltee Island, Co. Wexford. April 2nd, 2017.
Tufted Duck, Co. Wexford, Ireland
Tufted Duck (Aythya fuligula)
Lady's Island, Co. Wexford. February 26th, 2017.
Mistle Thrush, Co. Wexford, Ireland
Mistle Thrush (Turdus viscivorus)
Rosslare Strand, Co. Wexford. January 15th, 2017.
Eider, Co. Wexford, Ireland
Eider (Somateria mollissima)
Kilmore Quay, Co. Wexford. December 28th, 2016.
PAST IRISH RARE BIRDS
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
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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
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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