RARE INSECTS - LATEST PHOTOS
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Comma, Co. Wexford, Ireland.
Comma (Polygonia c-album)
Killinick, Co. Wexford. August 7th, 2017.
Red-veined Darter, Co. Wexford, Ireland.
Red-veined Darter (Sympetrum fonscolombii)
Tacumshin Lake, Co. Wexford. July 23rd, 2017.
Lesser Emperor, Co. Wexford, Ireland.
Lesser Emperor (Anax parthenope)
Tacumshin Lake, Co. Wexford. July 16th, 2017.
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