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Past Rare and Scarce




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Past Rare and Scarce Finds in April

(Banner Photo: Hoopoe, Knockadoon, April 2010 by Rónán Mclaughlin)

1st April Balearic Shearwater, Black-winged Stilt, Corn Bunting, Great White Egret.

2nd April Balearic Shearwater, Balearic Shearwater, Laughing Gull, Little Auk, Night Heron, Red-necked Grebe,
                Woodchat Shrike.

3rd April Alpine Swift, Slavonian/Horned Grebe, Little Auk, Red-necked Grebe, Western Marsh-Harrier,
                White-throated Sparrow.

4th April Little Auk, Wryneck.

5th April Alpine Swift, Arctic Loon, Cattle Egret, Ring-necked Duck, Whiskered Tern.

6th April Arctic Loon, Bluethroat, Cattle Egret, Garganey, Green-winged Teal, Ring-necked Duck.

7th April Alpine Swift, Balearic Shearwater, Dotterel, Lesser Yellowlegs.

8th April American Wigeon, Great White Egret, Lapland Longspur, Tree Pipit.

9th April Arctic Loon, Hobby.

10th April Balearic Shearwater, Garganey, Sardinian Warbler, Subalpine Warbler.

11th April Arctic Loon, Ring-billed Gull, Subalpine Warbler.

12th April Arctic Loon, Balearic Shearwater, Black-winged Stilt, Little Bittern, Night Heron.

13th April Gyr Falcon, Pectoral Sandpiper, Ring-billed Gull, Shore Lark, Wryneck.

14th April Arctic Loon, Green-winged Teal, Ring-necked Duck, Sardinian Warbler.

15th April Arctic Loon, Bearded Tit, Bonaparte's Gull, Little Auk, Red-footed Falcon, Ring-billed Gull,
                 Subalpine Warbler, Surf Scoter, Tree Pipit.

16th April Balearic Shearwater, Cory’s Shearwater, Garganey, Green-winged Teal, Little Auk, Nightingale,
                 Wood Warbler.

17th April Bee-eater, Golden Oriole, Ring-billed Gull.

18th April Arctic Loon, Balearic Shearwater, Garganey, Hobby, Little Auk, Red-rumped Swallow, Spoonbill,
                 Western Marsh-Harrier, Zitting Cisticola.

19th April Great Spotted Woodpecker, Lapland Longspur, Red Kite, Red-breasted Flycatcher, Woodchat Shrike.

20th April Balearic Shearwater, Black Kite, Black Kite, Golden Oriole, Little Auk, Little Bittern, Purple Heron,
                 Red-breasted Flycatcher, Ring-necked Duck, Rufous-tailed Scrub-Robin, Shore Lark,
                 Subalpine Warbler, Tree Pipit, Western Marsh-Harrier.

21st April Alpine Swift, Balearic Shearwater, Balearic Shearwater, Common Quail, Little Bunting, Nightingale,
                  Purple Heron, Red-rumped Swallow, Richard's Pipit, Ring-billed Gull, Tree Pipit, Wryneck.

22nd April Balearic Shearwater, Cory's Shearwater, Garganey, Little Auk, Little Bittern, White Stork,
                 Woodchat Shrike.

23rd April Arctic Loon, Avocet, Cory's Shearwater, Golden Oriole, Kentish Plover, Wood Warbler,
                 Woodchat Shrike, Zitting Cisticola.

24th April Balearic Shearwater, Golden Oriole, Kentish Plover, Night Heron, Tawny Pipit, Tree Pipit,
                 Wood Warbler.

25th April Corn Bunting, Hobby, Little Bittern, Little Ringed Plover, Night Heron, Short-toed Lark.

26th April Bee-eater, Lesser Yellowlegs, Little Ringed Plover, Red-rumped Swallow, Rustic Bunting, Stone Curlew.

27th April Scops Owl, Short-toed Lark.

28th April Bean Goose, Cattle Egret, Golden Oriole, Golden Oriole, Lesser Yellowlegs, Montagu's Harrier,
                 Western Marsh-Harrier, Wood Warbler.

29th April American Herring Gull, Bee-eater, Buff-breasted Sandpiper, Goshawk, Greater Yellowlegs,
                 Gull-billed Tern, Osprey, Whiskered Tern, Wood Warbler.

30th April Bee-eater, Cattle Egret, Common Quail, Garganey, Great White Egret, Hobby, Western Marsh-Harrier


Last updated: 4th November 2011