CORK BIRD NEWS
created by Colin Barton


April 16, 2014

Past Irish
RARE BIRD RECORDS



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16th April, 2005
Red-breasted Goose
Dingle Marina, CoKerry
Consigned to Category D1
2nd Irish Record



16th April, 1899
Hobby
Loftus Hall, Hook Head, CoWexford
Obtained
10th Irish Record

Hobby photo


16th April, 2005
Killdeer
Aughrusbeg, Conemara, CoGalway



16th April, 1847
Scops Owl
Near Kilmore, CoWexford
Date approx
Killed a few days before the 19th April
2nd Irish Record



16th April, 1968
Nightingale
Ineerbeg, Cape Clear Island, CoCork
Trapped in the Escallonia Garden 4 days later
Nightingale photo


16th April, 1993
White’s Thrush
Copeland Island Bird Observatory, CoDown
Trapped
4th Irish Record



16th April, 1957
Little Bunting
Great Saltee Island, CoWexford
Trapped
7th Irish Record


Statistics compiled
by Joe Hobbs

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