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 12th December
2003 Todd's Canada Goose, Derry
2000 Lesser Scaup, Antrim
1991 Woodlark, Cork
1950 Blue-winged Teal, Cork
1892 King Eider, Mayo
More details:
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