Paul Lynch: Ireland Year List 2023 IRBC, All records: Target Species Record(s) 1 to 314 of 314 total. Seq. Species Scientific Name Rare? Seen By Other Listers Other Listers (%) 1 Red-breasted Goose Branta ruficollis Yes 0 0 2 Cackling Goose Branta hutchinsii Yes 4 14 3 Snow Goose Anser caerulescens 6 22 4 Taiga Bean Goose Anser fabalis Yes 0 0 5 Tundra Bean Goose Anser serrirostris Yes 4 14 6 Lesser White-fronted Goose Anser erythropus Yes 0 0 7 Bewick's Swan Cygnus columbianus 13 48 8 Mandarin Duck Aix galericulata 4 14 9 Baikal Teal Sibirionetta formosa Yes 0 0 10 Blue-winged Teal Spatula discors 0 0 11 American Wigeon Mareca americana 6 22 12 Black Duck Anas rubripes Yes 3 11 13 Green-winged Teal Anas carolinensis 10 37 14 Red-crested Pochard Netta rufina 0 0 15 Redhead Aythya americana Yes 0 0 16 Ferruginous Duck Aythya nyroca 3 11 17 Ring-necked Duck Aythya collaris 12 44 18 Scaup Aythya marila 14 51 19 Lesser Scaup Aythya affinis Yes 7 25 20 King Eider Somateria spectabilis Yes 0 0 21 Surf Scoter Melanitta perspicillata 8 29 22 Stejneger's Scoter Melanitta stejnegeri Yes 0 0 23 Black Scoter Melanitta americana Yes 0 0 24 Bufflehead Bucephala albeola Yes 1 3 25 Barrow's Goldeneye Bucephala islandica Yes 0 0 26 Smew Mergellus albellus 2 7 27 Ruddy Duck Oxyura jamaicensis 2 7 28 Red Grouse Lagopus lagopus 10 37 29 Quail Coturnix coturnix 3 11 30 Common Nighthawk Chordeiles minor Yes 0 0 31 Nightjar Caprimulgus europaeus 0 0 32 White-throated Needletail Hirundapus caudacutus Yes 0 0 33 Chimney Swift Chaetura pelagica Yes 0 0 34 Alpine Swift Tachymarptis melba Yes 14 51 35 Pallid Swift Apus pallidus Yes 0 0 36 Little Swift Apus affinis Yes 0 0 37 Great Spotted Cuckoo Clamator glandarius Yes 0 0 38 Yellow-billed Cuckoo Coccyzus americanus Yes 0 0 39 Cuckoo Cuculus canorus 20 74 40 Pallas's Sandgrouse Syrrhaptes paradoxus Yes 0 0 41 Turtle Dove Streptopelia turtur 4 14 42 Mourning Dove Zenaida macroura Yes 0 0 43 Sora Rail Porzana carolina Yes 0 0 44 Spotted Crake Porzana porzana 0 0 45 American Coot Fulica americana Yes 0 0 46 American Purple Gallinule Porphyrio martinica Yes 0 0 47 Baillon's Crake Zapornia pusilla Yes 0 0 48 Crane Grus grus Yes 0 0 49 Pied-billed Grebe Podilymbus podiceps Yes 0 0 50 Red-necked Grebe Podiceps grisegena 4 14 51 Slavonian Grebe Podiceps auritus 13 48 52 Stone-curlew Burhinus oedicnemus Yes 0 0 53 Avocet Recurvirostra avosetta 7 25 54 Pacific Golden Plover Pluvialis fulva Yes 0 0 55 American Golden Plover Pluvialis dominica 7 25 56 Dotterel Eudromias morinellus 1 3 57 Killdeer Charadrius vociferus Yes 0 0 58 Semipalmated Plover Charadrius semipalmatus Yes 0 0 59 Little Ringed Plover Charadrius dubius Yes 7 25 60 Sociable Plover Vanellus gregarius Yes 0 0 61 Siberian Sand Plover Anarhynchus mongolus Yes 0 0 62 Greater Sand Plover Anarhynchus leschenaultii Yes 4 14 63 Kentish Plover Anarhynchus alexandrinus Yes 2 7 64 Upland Sandpiper Bartramia longicauda Yes 1 3 65 Hudsonian Whimbrel Numenius hudsonicus Yes 0 0 66 Hudsonian Godwit Limosa haemastica Yes 0 0 67 Long-billed Dowitcher Limnodromus scolopaceus 7 25 68 Short-billed Dowitcher Limnodromus griseus Yes 0 0 69 Great Snipe Gallinago media Yes 0 0 70 Wilson's Snipe Gallinago delicata Yes 0 0 71 Wilson's Phalarope Phalaropus tricolor 2 7 72 Grey Phalarope Phalaropus fulicarius 16 59 73 Red-necked Phalarope Phalaropus lobatus 2 7 74 Terek Sandpiper Xenus cinereus Yes 0 0 75 Spotted Sandpiper Actitis macularius Yes 6 22 76 Solitary Sandpiper Tringa solitaria Yes 0 0 77 Marsh Sandpiper Tringa stagnatilis Yes 0 0 78 Wood Sandpiper Tringa glareola 11 40 79 Lesser Yellowlegs Tringa flavipes 9 33 80 Greater Yellowlegs Tringa melanoleuca Yes 8 29 81 Great Knot Calidris tenuirostris Yes 0 0 82 Broad-billed Sandpiper Calidris falcinellus Yes 0 0 83 Sharp-tailed Sandpiper Calidris acuminata Yes 0 0 84 Stilt Sandpiper Calidris himantopus Yes 0 0 85 Temminck's Stint Calidris temminckii Yes 0 0 86 Long-toed Stint Calidris subminuta Yes 0 0 87 Red-necked Stint Calidris ruficollis Yes 0 0 88 Buff-breasted Sandpiper Calidris subruficollis 5 18 89 Baird's Sandpiper Calidris bairdii 3 11 90 Least Sandpiper Calidris minutilla Yes 0 0 91 White-rumped Sandpiper Calidris fuscicollis 1 3 92 Pectoral Sandpiper Calidris melanotos 15 55 93 Western Sandpiper Calidris mauri Yes 0 0 94 Semipalmated Sandpiper Calidris pusilla Yes 7 25 95 Cream-coloured Courser Cursorius cursor Yes 0 0 96 Collared Pratincole Glareola pratincola Yes 0 0 97 Sooty Tern Onychoprion fuscatus Yes 0 0 98 Gull-billed Tern Gelochelidon nilotica Yes 1 3 99 Whiskered Tern Chlidonias hybrida Yes 0 0 100 White-winged Black Tern Chlidonias leucopterus 3 11 101 Forster's Tern Sterna forsteri Yes 2 7 102 Cabot's Tern Thalasseus acuflavidus Yes 0 0 103 Elegant Tern Thalasseus elegans Yes 1 3 104 Lesser Crested Tern Thalasseus bengalensis Yes 0 0 105 Royal Tern Thalasseus maximus Yes 0 0 106 Ross's Gull Rhodostethia rosea Yes 0 0 107 Ivory Gull Pagophila eburnea Yes 0 0 108 Sabine's Gull Xema sabini 8 29 109 Laughing Gull Leucophaeus atricilla Yes 0 0 110 Franklin's Gull Leucophaeus pipixcan Yes 0 0 111 Ring-billed Gull Larus delawarensis 9 33 112 Caspian Gull Larus cachinnans Yes 2 7 113 Vega Gull Larus vegae Yes 0 0 114 Yellow-legged Gull Larus michahellis 13 48 115 Glaucous Gull Larus hyperboreus 9 33 116 American Herring Gull Larus smithsonianus Yes 0 0 117 Glaucous-winged Gull Larus glaucescens Yes 0 0 118 Slaty-backed Gull Larus schistisagus Yes 0 0 119 Iceland Gull Larus glaucoides 14 51 120 Long-tailed Skua Stercorarius longicaudus 8 29 121 Little Auk Alle alle 3 11 122 Br√ľnnich's Guillemot Uria lomvia Yes 0 0 123 Black-throated Diver Gavia arctica 8 29 124 Pacific Diver Gavia pacifica Yes 0 0 125 White-billed Diver Gavia adamsii Yes 0 0 126 Wilson's Petrel Oceanites oceanicus Yes 7 25 127 Black-browed Albatross Thalassarche melanophris Yes 0 0 128 Swinhoe's Petrel Hydrobates monorhis Yes 0 0 129 Leach's Petrel Hydrobates leucorhous 2 7 130 Fea's Petrel Pterodroma feae Yes 2 7 131 Scopoli's Shearwater Calonectris diomedea Yes 1 3 132 Short-tailed Shearwater Ardenna tenuirostris Yes 0 0 133 Great Shearwater Ardenna gravis 12 44 134 Balearic Shearwater Puffinus mauretanicus 6 22 135 Barolo Shearwater Puffinus baroli Yes 0 0 136 Bulwer's Petrel Bulweria bulwerii Yes 0 0 137 Black Stork Ciconia nigra Yes 0 0 138 White Stork Ciconia ciconia Yes 0 0 139 Brown Booby Sula leucogaster Yes 0 0 140 Double-crested Cormorant Nannopterum auritum Yes 3 11 141 Spoonbill Platalea leucorodia 12 44 142 Bittern Botaurus stellaris Yes 4 14 143 American Bittern Botaurus lentiginosus Yes 0 0 144 Least Bittern Ixobrychus exilis Yes 0 0 145 Little Bittern Ixobrychus minutus Yes 0 0 146 Night Heron Nycticorax nycticorax 15 55 147 Little Blue Heron Egretta caerulea Yes 0 0 148 Green Heron Butorides virescens Yes 0 0 149 Squacco Heron Ardeola ralloides Yes 2 7 150 Cattle Egret Bubulcus ibis Yes 15 55 151 Purple Heron Ardea purpurea Yes 5 18 152 Egyptian Vulture Neophron percnopterus Yes 0 0 153 Honey Buzzard Pernis apivorus Yes 0 0 154 Golden Eagle Aquila chrysaetos Yes 5 18 155 Eurasian Goshawk Accipiter gentilis 1 3 156 Marsh Harrier Circus aeruginosus 15 55 157 Northern Harrier Circus hudsonius Yes 4 14 158 Pallid Harrier Circus macrourus Yes 0 0 159 Montagu's Harrier Circus pygargus Yes 3 11 160 Black Kite Milvus migrans Yes 0 0 161 White-tailed Eagle Haliaeetus albicilla Yes 6 22 162 Bald Eagle Haliaeetus leucocephalus Yes 0 0 163 Rough-legged Buzzard Buteo lagopus Yes 0 0 164 Little Owl Athene noctua Yes 0 0 165 Scops Owl Otus scops Yes 0 0 166 Long-eared Owl Asio otus 16 59 167 Snowy Owl Bubo scandiacus Yes 0 0 168 Tawny Owl Strix aluco Yes 0 0 169 Hoopoe Upupa epops 5 18 170 Roller Coracias garrulus Yes 0 0 171 Belted Kingfisher Megaceryle alcyon Yes 0 0 172 Bee-eater Merops apiaster Yes 0 0 173 Wryneck Jynx torquilla 3 11 174 Yellow-bellied Sapsucker Sphyrapicus varius Yes 0 0 175 Great Spotted Woodpecker Dendrocopos major Yes 20 74 176 Red-footed Falcon Falco vespertinus Yes 0 0 177 Hobby Falco subbuteo 6 22 178 Gyrfalcon Falco rusticolus Yes 0 0 179 Alder Flycatcher Empidonax alnorum Yes 0 0 180 Eastern Kingbird Tyrannus tyrannus Yes 0 0 181 Red-eyed Vireo Vireo olivaceus Yes 3 11 182 Philadelphia Vireo Vireo philadelphicus Yes 0 0 183 Golden Oriole Oriolus oriolus 0 0 184 Great Grey Shrike Lanius excubitor Yes 0 0 185 Lesser Grey Shrike Lanius minor Yes 0 0 186 Woodchat Shrike Lanius senator 3 11 187 Isabelline Shrike Lanius isabellinus Yes 0 0 188 Red-backed Shrike Lanius collurio 0 0 189 Brown Shrike Lanius cristatus Yes 0 0 190 Waxwing Bombycilla garrulus 9 33 191 Cedar Waxwing Bombycilla cedrorum Yes 0 0 192 Marsh Tit Poecile palustris Yes 0 0 193 Bearded Tit Panurus biarmicus Yes 12 44 194 Woodlark Lullula arborea Yes 0 0 195 Shore Lark Eremophila alpestris Yes 0 0 196 Short-toed Lark Calandrella brachydactyla 0 0 197 Red-rumped Swallow Cecropis daurica Yes 0 0 198 Cliff Swallow Petrochelidon pyrrhonota Yes 7 25 199 Cetti's Warbler Cettia cetti Yes 14 51 200 Wood Warbler Phylloscopus sibilatrix 3 11 201 Western Bonelli's Warbler Phylloscopus bonelli Yes 1 3 202 Hume's Yellow-browed Warbler Phylloscopus humei Yes 0 0 203 Yellow-browed Warbler Phylloscopus inornatus 6 22 204 Pallas's Warbler Phylloscopus proregulus Yes 0 0 205 Radde's Warbler Phylloscopus schwarzi Yes 0 0 206 Dusky Warbler Phylloscopus fuscatus Yes 0 0 207 Iberian Chiffchaff Phylloscopus ibericus Yes 2 7 208 Two-barred Warbler Phylloscopus plumbeitarsus Yes 0 0 209 Greenish Warbler Phylloscopus trochiloides Yes 0 0 210 Arctic Warbler Phylloscopus borealis Yes 0 0 211 Great Reed Warbler Acrocephalus arundinaceus Yes 0 0 212 Aquatic Warbler Acrocephalus paludicola Yes 0 0 213 Blyth's Reed Warbler Acrocephalus dumetorum Yes 0 0 214 Marsh Warbler Acrocephalus palustris Yes 0 0 215 Booted Warbler Iduna caligata Yes 0 0 216 Sykes's Warbler Iduna rama Yes 0 0 217 Eastern Olivaceous Warbler Iduna pallida Yes 0 0 218 Melodious Warbler Hippolais polyglotta 2 7 219 Icterine Warbler Hippolais icterina 0 0 220 Pallas's Grasshopper Warbler Helopsaltes certhiola Yes 0 0 221 Savi's Warbler Locustella luscinioides Yes 0 0 222 Grasshopper Warbler Locustella naevia 18 66 223 Fan-tailed Warbler Cisticola juncidis Yes 0 0 224 Garden Warbler Sylvia borin 10 37 225 Barred Warbler Curruca nisoria 1 3 226 Lesser Whitethroat Curruca curruca 8 29 227 Sardinian Warbler Curruca melanocephala Yes 0 0 228 Western Subalpine Warbler Curruca iberiae Yes 0 0 229 Eastern Subalpine Warbler Curruca cantillans Yes 0 0 230 Dartford Warbler Curruca undata Yes 0 0 231 Ruby-crowned Kinglet Corthylio calendula Yes 0 0 232 Firecrest Regulus ignicapilla 2 7 233 Grey Catbird Dumetella carolinensis Yes 0 0 234 Rose-coloured Starling Pastor roseus Yes 2 7 235 Swainson's Thrush Catharus ustulatus Yes 0 0 236 Hermit Thrush Catharus guttatus Yes 0 0 237 Grey-cheeked Thrush Catharus minimus Yes 1 3 238 Veery Catharus fuscescens Yes 0 0 239 White's Thrush Zoothera aurea Yes 0 0 240 Siberian Thrush Geokichla sibirica Yes 0 0 241 Ring Ouzel Turdus torquatus 9 33 242 American Robin Turdus migratorius Yes 0 0 243 Rufous Bush Robin Cercotrichas galactotes Yes 0 0 244 Spotted Flycatcher Muscicapa striata 18 66 245 Thrush Nightingale Luscinia luscinia Yes 0 0 246 Nightingale Luscinia megarhynchos Yes 0 0 247 Bluethroat Luscinia svecica Yes 0 0 248 Red-breasted Flycatcher Ficedula parva 4 14 249 Taiga Flycatcher Ficedula albicilla Yes 0 0 250 Pied Flycatcher Ficedula hypoleuca 10 37 251 Collared Flycatcher Ficedula albicollis Yes 0 0 252 Red-flanked Bluetail Tarsiger cyanurus Yes 0 0 253 Black Redstart Phoenicurus ochruros 14 51 254 Redstart Phoenicurus phoenicurus 5 18 255 Rock Thrush Monticola saxatilis Yes 0 0 256 Whinchat Saxicola rubetra 15 55 257 Siberian Stonechat Saxicola maurus Yes 0 0 258 Isabelline Wheatear Oenanthe isabellina Yes 0 0 259 Desert Wheatear Oenanthe deserti Yes 0 0 260 Black-eared Wheatear Oenanthe hispanica Yes 4 14 261 Pied Wheatear Oenanthe pleschanka Yes 0 0 262 Dipper Cinclus cinclus 17 62 263 Yellow Wagtail Motacilla flava 8 29 264 Eastern Yellow Wagtail Motacilla tschutschensis Yes 0 0 265 Citrine Wagtail Motacilla citreola Yes 0 0 266 Richard's Pipit Anthus richardi 0 0 267 Tawny Pipit Anthus campestris Yes 0 0 268 Tree Pipit Anthus trivialis 3 11 269 Olive-backed Pipit Anthus hodgsoni Yes 0 0 270 Pechora Pipit Anthus gustavi Yes 0 0 271 Red-throated Pipit Anthus cervinus Yes 0 0 272 Buff-bellied Pipit Anthus rubescens Yes 0 0 273 Water Pipit Anthus spinoletta Yes 9 33 274 Brambling Fringilla montifringilla 10 37 275 Hawfinch Coccothraustes coccothraustes Yes 2 7 276 Common Rosefinch Carpodacus erythrinus 6 22 277 Twite Linaria flavirostris 7 25 278 Common (Mealy) Redpoll Acanthis flammea 2 7 279 Arctic Redpoll Acanthis hornemanni Yes 2 7 280 Serin Serinus serinus Yes 0 0 281 Lapland Bunting Calcarius lapponicus 7 25 282 Snow Bunting Plectrophenax nivalis 9 33 283 Corn Bunting Emberiza calandra Yes 0 0 284 Pine Bunting Emberiza leucocephalos Yes 0 0 285 Ortolan Bunting Emberiza hortulana 0 0 286 Cirl Bunting Emberiza cirlus Yes 0 0 287 Little Bunting Emberiza pusilla Yes 1 3 288 Rustic Bunting Emberiza rustica Yes 0 0 289 Yellow-breasted Bunting Emberiza aureola Yes 0 0 290 Black-headed Bunting Emberiza melanocephala Yes 5 18 291 Fox Sparrow Passerella iliaca Yes 0 0 292 Dark-eyed Junco Junco hyemalis Yes 0 0 293 White-crowned Sparrow Zonotrichia leucophrys Yes 0 0 294 White-throated Sparrow Zonotrichia albicollis Yes 0 0 295 Bobolink Dolichonyx oryzivorus Yes 0 0 296 Baltimore Oriole Icterus galbula Yes 1 3 297 Red-winged Blackbird Agelaius phoeniceus Yes 0 0 298 Ovenbird Seiurus aurocapilla Yes 0 0 299 Northern Waterthrush Parkesia noveboracensis Yes 0 0 300 Blue-winged Warbler Vermivora cyanoptera Yes 0 0 301 Black-and-white Warbler Mniotilta varia Yes 5 18 302 Tennessee Warbler Leiothlypis peregrina Yes 2 7 303 Common Yellowthroat Geothlypis trichas Yes 0 0 304 American Redstart Setophaga ruticilla Yes 0 0 305 Northern Parula Setophaga americana Yes 0 0 306 Blackburnian Warbler Setophaga fusca Yes 0 0 307 Yellow Warbler Setophaga petechia Yes 0 0 308 Blackpoll Warbler Setophaga striata Yes 0 0 309 Yellow-rumped Warbler Setophaga coronata Yes 0 0 310 Canada Warbler Cardellina canadensis Yes 0 0 311 Wilson's Warbler Cardellina pusilla Yes 0 0 312 Scarlet Tanager Piranga olivacea Yes 0 0 313 Rose-breasted Grosbeak Pheucticus ludovicianus Yes 0 0 314 Indigo Bunting Passerina cyanea Yes 0 0