COMMON BIRDS - LATEST PHOTOS
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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
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
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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
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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