RARE/SCARCE BIRDS - LATEST PHOTOS
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Spotted Sandpiper, Co. Wexford, Ireland.
Spotted Sandpiper (Actitis macularius)
Ferrybank, Co. Wexford. December 10th, 2018.
Glossy Ibis, Co. Wexford, Ireland.
Glossy Ibis (Plegadis falcinellus)
Rosslare, Co. Wexford. December 2nd, 2018.
Siberian Chiffchaff, Co. Wexford, Ireland.
Siberian Chiffchaff (Phylloscopus collybita tristis)
Tacumshin, Co. Wexford. November 24th, 2018.
Spoonbill, Co. Wexford, Ireland.
Spoonbill (Platalea leucorodia)
Lady's Island, Co. Wexford. November 4th, 2018.
Cattle Egret, Co. Wexford, Ireland.
Cattle Egret (Bubulcus ibis)
Lady's Island, Co. Wexford. October 28th, 2018.
Taiga Flycatcher, Co. Cork, Ireland.
Taiga Flycatcher (Ficedula albicilla)
Galley Head, Co. Cork. October 25th, 2018.
Sound recording by Harry Hussey
Taiga Flycatcher, Co. Cork, Ireland.
Taiga Flycatcher (Ficedula albicilla)
Galley Head, Co. Cork. October 25th, 2018.
Veery, Co. Cork, Ireland.
Veery (Catharus fuscescens)
Cape Clear Island, Co. Cork. October 18th, 2018.
Veery, Co. Cork, Ireland.
Veery (Catharus fuscescens)
Cape Clear Island, Co. Cork. October 18th, 2018.
Veery, Co. Cork, Ireland.
Veery (Catharus fuscescens)
Cape Clear Island, Co. Cork. October 18th, 2018.
Swainson's Thrush, Co. Cork, Ireland.
Swainson's Thrush (Catharus ustulatus)
Cape Clear Island, Co. Cork. October 17th, 2018.
Swainson's Thrush, Co. Cork, Ireland.
Swainson's Thrush (Catharus ustulatus)
Cape Clear Island, Co. Cork. October 17th, 2018.
Scarlet Tanager, Co. Cork, Ireland.
Scarlet Tanager (Piranga olivacea)
Cape Clear Island, Co. Cork. October 16th, 2018.
Scarlet Tanager, Co. Cork, Ireland.
Scarlet Tanager (Piranga olivacea)
Cape Clear Island, Co. Cork. October 16th, 2018.
White-rumped Sandpiper, Co. Cork, Ireland.
White-rumped Sandpiper (Calidris fuscicollis)
Cape Clear Island, Co. Cork. October 13th, 2018.
Subalpine Warbler, Co. Cork, Ireland.
Subalpine Warbler (Sylvia inornata)
Cape Clear Island, Co. Cork. October 11th, 2018.
Subalpine Warbler, Co. Cork, Ireland.
Subalpine Warbler (Sylvia inornata)
Cape Clear Island, Co. Cork. October 11th, 2018.
Subalpine Warbler, Co. Cork, Ireland.
Subalpine Warbler (Sylvia inornata)
Cape Clear Island, Co. Cork. October 11th, 2018.
PAST IRISH RARE BIRDS
Found on 16th December
2013 Thayer's Gull, Donegal
2005 Laughing Gull, Dublin
2002 Caspian Gull, Derry
1996 Killdeer, Offaly
More details:
Thayer's Gull
Killybegs, Donegal. 2013.
10th Irish Record
Laughing Gull
North Bull Island, Dublin. 2005.
Caspian Gull
Culmore Tip, Derry. 2002.
6th Irish Record
Killdeer
Shannon Harbour, Offaly. 1996.
FIRST WP RECORDS
on 16th December:
Asian House Martin, Ma'agan Michael Fish Ponds, Israel. 16th December, 2016.
Remained to 21st at least.
Jones, J. 2017. Bird News: Western Palearctic. Birdwatch 296: 18.