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Past Rare and Scarce Finds in May

(Banner photo: White-crowned Sparrow, Dursey Island, May 2003 by John N. Murphy)

1st May Black-winged Stilt, Ferruginous Duck, Golden Oriole, Hawfinch, Hobby, Little Bittern, Short-toed Lark,
               Tawny Pipit, White Stork.

2nd May Black-browed Albatross, Black-winged Stilt, Broad-billed Sandpiper, Garganey, Golden Oriole,
                Lesser Whitethroat, Purple Heron, Short-toed Lark, Spoonbill, Wood Warbler.

3rd May Dotterel, Lesser Yellowlegs, Night Heron, Red-rumped Swallow, Savi's Warbler, Tree Pipit,
                Western Marsh-Harrier, Whiskered Tern, Wood Warbler, Woodchat Shrike.

4th May Golden Oriole, Little Bittern, Little Ringed Plover, Red-footed Falcon, Short-toed Lark,
                Western Marsh-Harrier, Woodchat Shrike.

5th May Golden Oriole, Little Ringed Plover, Long-tailed Skua, Ortolan Bunting, Woodchat Shrike, Wryneck.

6th May Night Heron, Purple Heron, Red-rumped Swallow, cops Owl, Subalpine Warbler, Western Marsh-Harrier,
               Wood Warbler.

7th May Bee-eater, Blue-winged Teal, Cory’s Shearwater, Garganey, Golden Oriole, Hobby, Melodious Warbler,
               Short-toed Lark, Subalpine Warbler, Western Marsh-Harrier, Wood Warbler.

8th May Cirl Bunting, Cory’s Shearwater, Golden Oriole, Little Ringed Plover, Ortolan Bunting, Osprey,
               Stone Curlew, Subalpine Warbler, Western Marsh-Harrier.

9th May Golden Oriole, Goshawk, Night Heron, Nightingale, Ortolan Bunting, Purple Heron, Red-footed Falcon,
               Subalpine Warbler, Tree Pipit, Woodchat Shrike.

10th May Black-winged Stilt, Golden Oriole, Hobby, Laughing Gull, Montagu's Harrier, Stone Curlew.

11thMay Avocet, Garganey, Golden Oriole, Icterine Warbler, Little Auk, Wood Warbler, Woodchat Shrike.

12th May Common Quail, Golden Oriole, Great White Egret, Hobby, Semipalmated Sandpiper,
                 Western Marsh-Harrier.

13th May Common Quail, Golden Oriole, Hawfinch, Hobby, Lesser Whitethroat, Long-tailed Skua,
                 Montagu's Harrier, Osprey, Short-toed Lark, Squacco Heron, Wood Warbler.

14th May Golden Oriole, Lesser Whitethroat, Red-rumped Swallow.

15th May Common Quail, Golden Oriole, Hobby, Lesser Whitethroat, Little Bittern, Osprey, Red-backed Shrike,
                  Red-throated Pipit, Rose-coloured Starling, Spoonbill.

16th May Dartford Warbler, Garganey, Golden Oriole, Great Reed-Warbler, Lesser Whitethroat,
                  Lesser Yellowlegs, Short-toed Lark, Subalpine Warbler, Tree Pipit, Western Marsh-Harrier,
                  Wood Warbler, Wryneck.

17th May Garganey, Golden Oriole, Lesser Yellowlegs, Night Heron, Osprey, Red-backed Shrike, cops Owl,
                  Tree Pipit, White-winged Black Tern, Wood Warbler.

18th May Bonaparte's Gull, Golden Oriole, Great Reed-Warbler, Short-toed Lark, Tawny Pipit, Tree Pipit,
                 Whiskered Tern.

19th May Common Quail, Green-winged Teal, Hobby, Night Heron, Spoonbill, Wood Warbler.

20th May Alpine Swift, Balearic Shearwater, Bonaparte’s Gull, Common Quail, Garganey, Golden Oriole,
                 Gull-billed Tern, Western Marsh-Harrier, White-crowned Sparrow.

21st May Cetti’s Warbler, Long-tailed Skua, Pectoral Sandpiper, Red-backed Shrike, Wood Warbler.

22nd May Black-winged Stilt, Long-tailed Skua, Western Marsh-Harrier, Woodchat Shrike.

23rd May Golden Oriole, Hobby, Long-tailed Skua, Red-backed Shrike, White-winged Black Tern,
                 Woodchat Shrike.

24th May Garganey, Golden Oriole, Great White Egret, Long-tailed Skua, Woodchat Shrike.

25th May Golden Oriole, Goshawk, Lesser Whitethroat, Short-toed Lark, Western Marsh-Harrier,
                 Woodchat Shrike.

26th May Black-eared Wheatear, Bluethroat, Common Rosefinch, Cory's Shearwater, Golden Oriole,
                 Hobby, Long-tailed Skua, Purple Heron, Red-backed Shrike, Spoonbill,
                 Western Marsh-Harrier, Woodchat Shrike.

27th May Black-winged Stilt, Common Rosefinch, Golden Oriole, Lapland Longspur, Osprey, Wryneck.

28th May Long-tailed Skua, Osprey.

29th May Western Marsh-Harrier.

30th May Black-headed Bunting, Common Quail, Golden Oriole, Hobby.

31th May Baird's Sandpiper, Common Rosefinch, Common Rosefinch, Franklin's Gull, Garganey,
                 Golden Oriole, Icterine Warbler, Little Bittern, Long-tailed Skua, Red-backed Shrike,
                 Red-footed Falcon, Red-rumped Swallow, Semipalmated Sandpiper, White-billed Diver.


 

Last updated: 4th November 2011