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Past Rare and Scarce Finds in October

(Banner photo: Swainson's Thrush, October 2008 by Rónán Mclaughlin)

1st October Balearic Shearwater, Black-necked Grebe, Dotterel, Fea's Petrel, Firecrest, Firecrest,
                     Firecrest, Golden Oriole, Goshawk, Hawfinch, Icterine Warbler, Icterine Warbler, Lesser Whitethroat,
                     Long-billed Dowitcher, Long-tailed Skua, Nightingale, Ortolan Bunting, Pectoral Sandpiper,
                     Red-backed Shrike, Red-breasted Flycatcher, Red-breasted Flycatcher, Richard's Pipit,
                     Short-toed Lark, Spotted Sandpiper, Western Marsh-Harrier, White-rumped Sandpiper,
                     Wilson's Phalarope, Wood Warbler, Wryneck, Yellow-browed Warbler.

2nd October Balearic Shearwater, Barred Warbler, Buff-breasted Sandpiper, Common Rosefinch, Firecrest,
                     Icterine Warbler, Lesser Whitethroat, Long-tailed Skua, Melodious Warbler, Pectoral Sandpiper,
                     Red-backed Shrike, Red-breasted Flycatcher, Red-eyed Vireo, Richard's Pipit,
                     Rose-coloured Starling, Serin, Tree Pipit, Yellow-rumped Warbler.

3rd October American Golden Plover, Balearic Shearwater, Barred Warbler, Bluethroat, Blue-winged Teal,
                     Common Rosefinch, Cory's Shearwater, Fea's Petrel, Firecrest, Lapland Longspur,
                     Lesser Whitethroat, Little Bunting, Long-billed Dowitcher, Melodious Warbler,
                     Ortolan Bunting, Red-breasted Flycatcher, Richard's Pipit, Ring-necked Duck,
                     Short-toed Lark, Spotted Sandpiper, Subalpine Warbler, Surf Scoter, Wryneck,
                     Yellow-browed Warbler.

4th October American Golden Plover, Black-throated Diver/Arctic Loon, Arctic Redpoll, Baird's Sandpiper,
                     Barred Warbler, Blue-winged Warbler, Buff-breasted Sandpiper, Common Merganser,
                     Common Quail, Cory's Shearwater, Dotterel, Firecrest, Icterine Warbler, Lapland Longspur,
                     Lesser Whitethroat, Lesser Yellowlegs, Long-billed Dowitcher, Ortolan Bunting, Osprey,
                     Red-breasted Flycatcher, Red-eyed Vireo, Richard's Pipit, Ring-necked Duck, Sabine's Gull,
                     Semipalmated Sandpiper, Sharp-tailed Sandpiper, Short-toed Lark, Spotted Sandpiper,
                     Western Marsh-Harrier, White-rumped Sandpiper, Wryneck, Yellow-browed Warbler.

5th October Arctic Warbler, Balearic Shearwater, Barred Warbler, Bluethroat, Blue-winged Teal, Buff-bellied Pipit,
                     Buff-breasted Sandpiper, Common Rosefinch, Cory's Shearwater, Firecrest, Goshawk, Hobby,
                     Icterine Warbler, Lapland Longspur, Lesser Whitethroat, Lesser Yellowlegs, Little Bunting,
                     Long-billed Dowitcher, Melodious Warbler, Nightingale, Olive-backed Pipit, Ortolan Bunting, Osprey,
                     Pacific Golden Plover, Paddyfield Warbler, Red-backed Shrike, Red-breasted Flycatcher,
                     Red-eyed Vireo, Richard's Pipit, Tawny Pipit, Tree Pipit, White-rumped Sandpiper,
                     Wryneck, Yellow-rumped Warbler.

6th October American Golden Plover, American Wigeon, Balearic Shearwater, Barred Warbler, Blackpoll Warbler,
                     Buff-breasted Sandpiper, Common Rosefinch, Cory's Shearwater, Firecrest, Greenish Warbler,
                     Grey-cheeked Thrush, Slavonian/Horned Grebe, Icterine Warbler, Lapland Longspur,
                     Lesser Whitethroat, Lesser Yellowlegs, Melodious Warbler, Osprey, Red-backed Shrike,
                     Red-breasted Flycatcher, Red-eyed Vireo, Richard's Pipit, Sabine's Gull, Spotted Sandpiper,
                     Subalpine Warbler, Tree Pipit, Wryneck, Yellow-browed Warbler.

7th October Balearic Shearwater, Baltimore Oriole, Barred Warbler, Buff-bellied Pipit, Common Rosefinch, Cory's                      Shearwater, Firecrest, Great White Egret, Icterine Warbler, Lesser Yellowlegs, Little Auk,
                     Little Bunting, Long-billed Dowitcher, Melodious Warbler, Ortolan Bunting, Pectoral Sandpiper,
                     Red-backed Shrike, Red-breasted Flycatcher, Red-necked Phalarope, Richard's Pipit,
                     Rose-breasted Grosbeak, Rose-coloured Starling, Rustic Bunting, Sabine's Gull, Scarlet,
                     Spotted Sandpiper, White-rumped Sandpiper, Wood Warbler, Wryneck,
                     Yellow-rumped Warbler.

8th October Balearic Shearwater, Barred Warbler, Common Rosefinch, Cory's Shearwater, Dotterel, Firecrest,
                     Grey-cheeked Thrush, Hawfinch, Hobby, Icterine Warbler, Killdeer, Lesser Yellowlegs, Little Auk,
                     Little Bunting, Long-billed Dowitcher, Melodious Warbler, Pallas's Grasshopper Warbler,
                     Pectoral Sandpiper, Red-backed Shrike, Red-breasted Flycatcher, Red-eyed Vireo,
                     Richard's Pipit, Ring-billed Gull, Rose-coloured Starling, Sabine's Gull, Semipalmated Sandpiper,
                     Spotted Crake, Swainson's Thrush, Woodchat Shrike, Wryneck, Yellow-rumped Warbler.

9th October American Golden Plover, Arctic Warbler, Balearic Shearwater, Barred Warbler, Firecrest,
                     Great White Egret, Grey-cheeked Thrush, Hawfinch, Icterine Warbler, Indigo Bunting,
                     Lapland Longspur, Lesser Yellowlegs, Melodious Warbler, Ortolan Bunting,
                     Pectoral Sandpiper, Red-backed Shrike, Red-breasted Flycatcher, Red-eyed Vireo,
                     Red-throated Pipit, Ring-necked Duck, Rose-breasted Grosbeak, Rustic Bunting,
                     Sabine's Gull, Short-toed Lark, Spotted Crake, Surf Scoter, Tawny Pipit,
                     White-rumped Sandpiper, Yellow-browed Warbler.

10th October American Golden Plover, Balearic Shearwater, Barred Warbler, Blackpoll Warbler,
                       Blyth's Reed Warbler, Bobolink, Common Rosefinch, Firecrest, Icterine Warbler,
                       Isabelline Wheatear, Lapland Longspur, Lesser Whitethroat, Little Auk, Pectoral Sandpiper,
                       Pied-billed Grebe, Red-backed Shrike, Red-breasted Flycatcher, Ring-billed Gull,
                       Rose-breasted Grosbeak, Short-toed Lark, Spoonbill, Subalpine Warbler,
                       Tawny Pipit, Tree Pipit, Wryneck, Yellow-rumped Warbler.

11th October Aquatic Warbler, Balearic Shearwater, Barred Warbler, Common Rosefinch, Dotterel, Green Heron,
                       Greenish Warbler, Lapland Longspur, Lesser Whitethroat, Little Auk, Little Bunting,
                       Long-billed Dowitcher, Melodious Warbler, Osprey, Red-backed Shrike,
                       Red-breasted Flycatcher, Red-eyed Vireo, Richard's Pipit, Rose-breasted Grosbeak,
                       Sabine's Gull, Serin, Swainson's Thrush, Velvet/White-winged Scoter, Wilson's Phalarope,
                       Wryneck, Yellow-browed Warbler.

12th October American Wigeon, Balearic Shearwater, Baltimore Oriole, Barred Warbler, Blackpoll Warbler,
                       Bluethroat, Common Rosefinch, Dotterel, Firecrest, Goshawk, Icterine Warbler,
                       Lapland Longspur, Lesser Whitethroat, Lesser Yellowlegs, Little Bunting,
                       Melodious Warbler, Ortolan Bunting, Pallas's Warbler, Philadelphia Vireo, Red-backed Shrike,
                       Red-breasted Flycatcher, Red-throated Pipit, Richard's Pipit, Ring-billed Gull, Sabine's Gull,
                       Scarlet Tanager, Spotted Sandpiper, Tawny Pipit, Tree Pipit, Western Marsh-Harrier,
                       White-throated Sparrow, Woodchat Shrike, Wryneck, Yellow-browed Warbler,
                       Yellow-legged Gull.

13th October American Golden Plover, American Redstart, American Wigeon, Balearic Shearwater,
                       Barred Warbler, Bearded Tit, Buff-breasted Sandpiper, Common Rosefinch,
                       Cory's Shearwater, Firecrest, Greenish Warbler, Hobby, Icterine Warbler, Lapland Longspur,
                       Lesser Whitethroat, Lesser Yellowlegs, Long-billed Dowitcher, Melodious Warbler,
                       Olive-backed Pipit, Paddyfield Warbler, Red-breasted Flycatcher, Red-eyed Vireo,
                       Red-rumped Swallow, Red-throated Pipit, Richard's Pipit, Ring-billed Gull,
                       Rose-coloured Starling, Rough-legged Hawk, Rustic Bunting, Short-toed Lark,
                       Subalpine Warbler, Tree Pipit, Yellow-billed Cuckoo, Yellow-browed Warbler.

14th October Aquatic Warbler, Balearic Shearwater, Barred Warbler, Bluethroat, Common Rosefinch,
                       Dusky Warbler, Firecrest, Garganey, Hobby, Lapland Longspur, Lesser Whitethroat,
                       Long-billed Dowitcher, Olive-backed Pipit, Osprey, Pectoral Sandpiper,
                       Pink-footed Goose, Radde's Warbler, Red Kite, Red-backed Shrike,
                       Red-breasted Flycatcher, Red-eyed Vireo, Red-rumped Swallow, Red-throated Pipit,
                       Richard's Pipit, Ring-billed Gull, Rose-coloured Starling, Rustic Bunting, Spoonbill,
                       Swainson's Thrush, Tawny Pipit, White-rumped Sandpiper, Wryneck,
                       Yellow-browed Warbler.

15th October American Golden Plover, Baird's Sandpiper, Balearic Shearwater, Barred Warbler,
                       Black-winged Stilt, Bluethroat, Citrine Wagtail, Fea's Petrel, Firecrest, Greenish Warbler,
                       Greenish Warbler, Hawfinch, Icterine Warbler, Lapland Longspur, Lesser Whitethroat,
                       Little Bunting, Melodious Warbler, Red-breasted Flycatcher, Red-throated Pipit, Sabine's Gull,
                       Subalpine Warbler, Thrush Nightingale, White-rumped Sandpiper, Yellow-browed Warbler.

16th October American Wigeon, Balearic Shearwater, Goosander/Common Merganser, Common Rosefinch, Dartford                        Warbler, Firecrest, Garganey, Hawfinch, Hobby, Ivory Gull, Lapland Longspur,
                       Lesser Whitethroat, Little Auk, Little Bunting, Radde's Warbler, Red-breasted Flycatcher,
                       Red-eyed Vireo, Red-throated Pipit, Richard's Pipit, Rough-legged Hawk,
                       Semipalmated Sandpiper, Tree Pipit, Wryneck, Yellow-bellied Sapsucker,
                       Yellow-browed Warbler.

17th October American Wigeon, Balearic Shearwater, Barred Warbler, Bee-eater, Bluethroat, Common Rosefinch,                        Dotterel, Greenish Warbler, Green-winged Teal, Hawfinch, Hobby, Icterine Warbler, Isabelline Shrike,
                       Leach's Storm-Petrel, Lesser Yellowlegs, Little Bunting, Long-billed Dowitcher, Melodious Warbler,
                       Olive-backed Pipit, Red-backed Shrike, Red-breasted Flycatcher, Red-throated Pipit,
                       Sykes's Warbler, Tawny Pipit, Tree Pipit, Western Marsh-Harrier, White-rumped Sandpiper,
                       Wilson's Phalarope, Wryneck, Yellow-browed Warbler.

18th October American Golden Plover, American Wigeon, Balearic Shearwater, Barred Warbler,
                       Black-and-white Warbler, Buff-breasted Sandpiper, Common Quail, Common Rosefinch,
                       Firecrest, Green-winged Teal, Hawfinch, Killdeer, Lapland Longspur, Lesser Whitethroat,
                       Lesser Yellowlegs, Little Bunting, Little Ringed Plover, Melodious Warbler, Pallas's Warbler,
                       Radde's Warbler, Red-breasted Flycatcher, Red-throated Pipit, Richard's Pipit,
                       Ring-billed Gull, Rustic Bunting, Scarlet Tanager, Semipalmated Sandpiper, Siberian Thrush,
                       Wryneck, Yellow-browed Warbler, Yellow-legged Gull.

19th October American Golden Plover, American Wigeon, Bluethroat, Cattle Egret,
                       Common Rosefinch, Dartford Warbler, Dotterel, Dusky Warbler, Great White Egret,
                       Greenish Warbler, Grey-cheeked Thrush, Hawfinch, Hermit Thrush, Hobby,
                       Icterine Warbler, Isabelline Shrike, Lesser Whitethroat, Northern Parula, Pacific Golden Plover,
                       Radde's Warbler, Red-backed Shrike, Red-breasted Flycatcher, Red-eyed Vireo, Richard's Pipit,
                       Rose-breasted Grosbeak, Rustic Bunting, Short-toed Lark, Wryneck, Yellow-rumped Warbler.

20th October American Golden Plover, American Wigeon, Arctic Warbler, Barred Warbler, Blyth's Reed Warbler,                        Common Rosefinch, Crane, Firecrest, Hawfinch, Hobby, Lapland Longspur, Leach's Storm-Petrel,
                       Lesser Whitethroat, Ortolan Bunting, Red-backed Shrike, Red-breasted Flycatcher,
                       Ring-necked Duck, Short-toed Lark, White-rumped Sandpiper, Woodchat Shrike, Woodlark,
                       Wryneck, Yellow-browed Warbler.

21st October American Golden Plover, Barred Warbler, Bluethroat, Common Rosefinch, Firecrest, Glossy Ibis,
                       Lesser Whitethroat, Lesser Yellowlegs, Long-tailed Skua, Pallas's Warbler, Radde's Warbler,
                       Red-backed Shrike, Red-breasted Flycatcher, Red-throated Pipit, Richard's Pipit, Spoonbill,
                       Wryneck, Yellow-browed Warbler.

22nd October American Golden Plover, Black-throated Diver/Arctic Loon, Barred Warbler, Cattle Egret,
                       Common Rosefinch, Crane, Dotterel, Dusky Warbler, Firecrest, Great Snipe, Hawfinch,
                       Hobby, Icterine Warbler, Lesser Whitethroat, Little Bunting, Melodious Warbler, Red-backed Shrike,
                       Richard's Pipit, Rustic Bunting, Semipalmated Sandpiper, Wryneck, Yellow-browed Warbler.

23rd October Black-throated Diver/Arctic Loon, Barred Warbler, Bluethroat, Chimney Swift, Firecrest,
                       Hawfinch, Hobby, Laughing Gull, Pallas's Warbler, Radde's Warbler, Red Kite, Red-backed Shrike,
                       Red-breasted Flycatcher, Red-throated Pipit, Richard's Pipit, Ring-billed Gull, Short-toed Lark,
                       Surf Scoter, Wryneck, Yellow-browed Warbler.

24th October Barred Warbler, Blackpoll Warbler, Cattle Egret, Common Nighthawk, Firecrest,
                       Golden Oriole, Goshawk, Hobby, Slavonian/Horned Grebe, Lapland Longspur, Lesser Whitethroat,
                       Montagu's Harrier, Olive-backed Pipit, Pied-billed Grebe, Radde's Warbler,
                       Red-breasted Flycatcher, Red-throated Pipit, Richard's Pipit, Short-toed Lark, Smew,
                       Tree Pipit, White-rumped Sandpiper, Wryneck, Yellow-browed Warbler, Yellow-legged Gull.

25th October American Golden Plover, American Wigeon, Bean Goose, Chimney Swift,
                       Dartford Warbler, Firecrest, Hermit Thrush, Icterine Warbler, Lapland Longspur,
                       Lesser Whitethroat, Little Auk, Little Bunting, Mourning Dove, Night Heron, Pallas's Warbler,
                       Pink-footed Goose, Red-backed Shrike, Red-breasted Flycatcher, Red-rumped Swallow,
                       Rose-coloured Starling, Ruddy Duck, Rustic, Bunting, Tree Pipit, Yellow-browed Warbler..

26th October American Wigeon, Great White Egret, Icterine Warbler, Red-backed Shrike,
                       Red-breasted Flycatcher, Richard's Pipit, Spoonbill, Thrush Nightingale,
                       White-rumped Sandpiper, Wryneck, Yellow-browed Warbler.

27th October American Golden Plover, American Wigeon, Goosander/Common Merganser, Dartford Warbler, Desert                        Wheatear, Firecrest, Hawfinch, Lesser Whitethroat, Little Auk, Pallas's Warbler,
                       Pectoral Sandpiper, Red-breasted Flycatcher, Red-crested Pochard, Richard's Pipit,
                       Serin, Spoonbill, White-billed Diver, Yellow-browed Warbler.

28th October American Wigeon, Bearded Tit, Common Rosefinch, , Firecrest, Great Grey Shrike, Hawfinch, Lapland                        Longspur, Lesser Whitethroat, Pallas's Warbler, Radde's Warbler, Red-backed Shrike,
                       Red-breasted Flycatcher, Richard's Pipit, Rustic Bunting, Sabine's Gull, Spotted Crake, Surf Scoter,
                       Tree Pipit, Western Bonelli's Warbler, Yellow-browed Warbler.

29th October American Golden Plover, Balearic Shearwater, Barred Warbler, Chimney Swift, Firecrest,
                       Grey-cheeked Thrush, Hawfinch, Little Auk, Pallas's Warbler, Red-backed Shrike,
                       Red-breasted Flycatcher, Red-eyed Vireo, Ring-billed Gull, Ring-necked Duck,
                       Semipalmated Sandpiper, Thrush Nightingale, Yellow-browed Warbler.

30th October American Golden Plover, American Herring Gull, Chimney Swift, Goosander/Common Merganser,
                       Common Rosefinch, Firecrest, Lesser Whitethroat, Little Auk, Melodious Warbler, Red-eyed Vireo,                        Ring-billed Gull, Rose-coloured Starling, White-rumped Sandpiper, White-winged Black Tern, Wryneck,
                       Yellow-billed Cuckoo, Yellow-rumped Warbler.

31st October American Herring Gull, Black-necked Grebe, Buff-bellied Pipit, Chimney Swift, Dusky Warbler,
                       Firecrest, Goshawk, Hawfinch, Lapland Longspur, Melodious Warbler,
                       Red-breasted Flycatcher, Ring-billed Gull, Ring-necked Duck, White-rumped Sandpiper,
                       Wryneck, Yellow-browed Warbler.

 

 

 

 

Last updated: 4th November 2011