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Past Rare and Scarce Finds in December

(Banner photo: Ring-billed Gull, Cobh, December, 2009 by Rónán Mclaughlin)

1st December American Wigeon, Avocet, Black-necked Grebe, Bonaparte's Gull, Crane, Green-winged Teal, Richard's                         Pipit, Ring-billed Gull.

2nd December Firecrest, Garganey, Slavonian/Horned Grebe, Red-breasted Flycatcher.

3rd December American Wigeon, Cattle Egret, Firecrest, Green-winged Teal, Ring-billed Gull, Ring-necked Duck.

4th December American Herring Gull, American Wigeon, Slavonian/Horned Grebe, Ring-necked Duck.

5th December Ring-billed Gull, Ring-necked Duck, Yellow-legged Gull.

6th December American Herring Gull, Avocet, Cattle Egret.

7th December Firecrest, Lapland Longspur.

8th December Crane, Leach's Storm-Petrel, Little Auk, Pink-footed Goose, Ring-necked Duck, Smew.

9th December Black-throated Diver/Arctic Loon, Cattle Egret, Great Bustard, Ring-billed Gull.

10th December Lesser Yellowlegs, Little Auk, Ring-necked Duck.

11th December Balearic Shearwater, Ferruginous Duck, Little Auk, Ring-billed Gull, Ring-necked Duck.

12th December American Wigeon, Blue-winged Teal, Goosander/Common Merganser, Red Kite, Ring-billed Gull,
                          Surf Scoter, Woodlark.

13th December Avocet, Long-billed Dowitcher.

14th December American Herring Gull.

15th December Black-throated Diver/Arctic Loon, Ring-billed Gull.

16th December Cattle Egret, Leach's Storm-Petrel, Little Ringed Plover.

17th December American Herring Gull, Slavonian/Horned Grebe, Little Auk.

18th December Green-winged Teal, Hume's Warbler, Long-billed Dowitcher, Smew.

19th December American Herring Gull, Little Auk.

20th December Avocet, Black-necked Grebe, Cattle Egret, Velvet/White-winged Scoter.

21st December American Herring Gull, Crane, Slavonian/Horned Grebe, Lesser Yellowlegs, Smew.

22nd December Black-throated Diver/Arctic Loon, Avocet, Balearic Shearwater, Franklin's Gull, Lapland Longspur.

23rd December Cattle Egret, Slavonian/Horned Grebe.

24th December Avocet, Green-winged Teal, Leach's Storm-Petrel, Little Auk, Ring-billed Gull, Ring-necked Duck.

25th December American Wigeon, Black-throated Diver/Arctic Loon, Black-necked Grebe, Cattle Egret, Firecrest,                           Slavonian/Horned Grebe , Little Auk.

26th December Black-throated Diver/Arctic Loon , Green-winged Teal, Ring-billed Gull, Ring-necked Duck,
                          Surf Scoter.

27th December American Wigeon, Avocet, Cattle Egret, Crane, Slavonian/Horned Grebe, Little Auk,
                          Ring-necked Duck, Velvet/White-winged Scoter.

28th December American Herring Gull, Black-throated Diver/Arctic Loon, Balearic Shearwater, Bonaparte's Gull,
                          Green-winged Teal, Slavonian/Horned Grebe, Little Auk.

29th December Black-necked Grebe, Green-winged Teal, Little Auk, Little Ringed Plover, Red-crested Pochard,
                          Ring-billed Gull, Ring-necked Duck, Smew.

30th December Cattle Egret, Crane, Green-winged Teal, Slavonian/Horned Grebe, Little Auk, Ring-billed Gull,

31st December American Herring Gull, Green-winged Teal, Slavonian/Horned Grebe, Little Auk, Red-necked Grebe.





Last updated: 4th November 2011