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Number of species: 490
Globally threatened species: 11
Number of extinct species: 2
Introduced species: 3
Last reviewed: 2006-08-16
See also: http://www.irishbirding.com

ANSERIFORMES: Anatidae

Taiga Bean Goose Anser fabalis síolghé Rare/Accidental
Pink-footed Goose Anser brachyrhynchus Gé Ghobghearr  
Greater White-fronted Goose Anser albifrons Gé Bhánéadanach  
Lesser White-fronted Goose Anser erythropus Mionghé Bhánéadanach Rare/Accidental Vulnerable
Greylag Goose Anser anser Gé Ghlas  
Snow Goose Anser caerulescens Gé Shneachta Rare/Accidental
Brant Goose Branta bernicla Cadhan  
Barnacle Goose Branta leucopsis Gé Ghiúrainn  
Cackling Goose Branta hutchinsii   Rare/Accidental
Canada Goose Branta canadensis Gé Cheanadach Rare/Accidental
Mute Swan Cygnus olor Eala Bhalbh  
Tundra Swan Cygnus columbianus Eala Bewick  
Whooper Swan Cygnus cygnus Eala Ghlórach  
Ruddy Shelduck Tadorna ferruginea Seil-Lacha Rua Rare/Accidental
Common Shelduck Tadorna tadorna Seil-Lacha  
Mandarin Duck Aix galericulata Lacha Mhandrach Introduced species
Gadwall Anas strepera Gadual  
Eurasian Wigeon Anas penelope Rualacha  
American Wigeon Anas americana Rualacha Mheiriceánach Rare/Accidental
American Black Duck Anas rubripes Lacha Chosrua Rare/Accidental
Mallard Anas platyrhynchos Mallard  
Blue-winged Teal Anas discors Praslacha Ghormeiteach Rare/Accidental
Northern Shoveler Anas clypeata Spadalach  
Northern Pintail Anas acuta Biorearrach  
Garganey Anas querquedula Praslacha Shamhraidh  
Common Teal Anas crecca Praslacha  
Red-crested Pochard Netta rufina Póiseard Cíordhearg Rare/Accidental
Redhead Aythya americana
 
  Rare/Accidental
Common Pochard Aythya ferina Póiseard  
Ring-necked Duck Aythya collaris Lacha Mhuinceach Rare/Accidental
Ferruginous Pochard Aythya nyroca Póiseard Súilbhán Rare/Accidental Near-threatened
Tufted Duck Aythya fuligula Lacha Bhadánach  
Greater Scaup Aythya marila Lacha Lascán  
Lesser Scaup Aythya affinis Mionlacha Lascán Rare/Accidental
Steller's Eider Polysticta stelleri   Rare/Accidental Vulnerable
King Eider Somateria spectabilis Éadar Taibhseach Rare/Accidental
Common Eider Somateria mollissima Éadar  
Harlequin Duck Histrionicus histrionicus   Rare/Accidental
Surf Scoter Melanitta perspicillata Scótar Toinne Rare/Accidental
White-winged Scoter Melanitta fusca Sceadach  
Black Scoter Melanitta nigra Scótar  
Long-tailed Duck Clangula hyemalis Lacha Earrfhada  
Bufflehead Bucephala albeola   Rare/Accidental
Common Goldeneye Bucephala clangula Óiréal  
Barrow's Goldeneye Bucephala islandica   Rare/Accidental
Smew Mergellus albellus Síolta Gheal  
Hooded Merganser Lophodytes cucullatus Síolta Chochaill Rare/Accidental
Common Merganser Mergus merganser Síolta Mhór  
Red-breasted Merganser Mergus serrator Síolta Rua  
Ruddy Duck Oxyura jamaicensis Lacha Rua  

GALLIFORMES: Phasianidae
Red-legged Partridge Alectoris rufa Perdrix rouge Introduced species
Grey Partridge Perdix perdix Patraisc  
Common Quail Coturnix coturnix Gearg  
Ring-necked Pheasant Phasianus colchicus Piasún Introduced species
Golden Pheasant Chrysolophus pictus Piasún órga Introduced species
Western Capercaillie Tetrao urogallus Capall Coille  
Black Grouse Tetrao tetrix Dúchoileach  
Willow Ptarmigan Lagopus lagopus Cearc Fhraoigh  

GAVIIFORMES: Gaviidae
Red-throated Loon Gavia stellata Lóma Rua  
Arctic Loon Gavia arctica Lóma Artach Rare/Accidental
Common Loon Gavia immer Lóma Mór  
Yellow-billed Loon Gavia adamsii Lóma Gobgheal Rare/Accidental

PODICIPEDIFORMES: Podicipedidae
Little Grebe Tachybaptus ruficollis Spágaire Tonn  
Pied-billed Grebe Podilymbus podiceps Foitheach Gob-Alabhreac Rare/Accidental
Horned Grebe Podiceps auritus Foitheach Cluasach  
Red-necked Grebe Podiceps grisegena Foitheach Píbrua  
Great Crested Grebe Podiceps cristatus Foitheach Mór  
Black-necked Grebe Podiceps nigricollis Foitheach Píbdhubh Rare/Accidental

PROCELLARIIFORMES: Diomedeidae
Black-browed Albatross Thalassarche melanophris Albatras Dú-Mhalach Rare/Accidental

PROCELLARIIFORMES: Procellariidae
Northern Fulmar Fulmarus glacialis Fulmaire  
Zino's Petrel Pterodroma madeira Peadairín clúmhach Maidéarach Rare/Accidental Endangered
Fea's Petrel Pterodroma feae Peadairín clúmhach Fea Rare/Accidental Near-threatened
Soft-plumaged Petrel Pterodroma mollis Peadairín clúmhach deisceartach Rare/Accidental
Bulwer's Petrel Bulweria bulwerii Peadairín Bulwer Rare/Accidental
Cory's Shearwater Calonectris diomedea Cánóg Cory  
Great Shearwater Puffinus gravis Cánóg Mhór  
Sooty Shearwater Puffinus griseus Cánóg Dhorcha Near-threatened
Manx Shearwater Puffinus puffinus Cánóg Dhubh  
Levantine Shearwater Puffinus yelkouan Cánóg Mheánmhuirí Rare/Accidental Near-threatened
Balearic Shearwater Puffinus mauretanicus Cánóg Bhailéarach Critically endangered
Barolo Shearwater Puffinus baroli   Rare/Accidental

PROCELLARIIFORMES: Hydrobatidae
Wilson's Storm-Petrel Oceanites oceanicus Guairdeall Wilson Rare/Accidental
European Storm-Petrel Hydrobates pelagicus Guairdeall  
Leach's Storm-Petrel Oceanodroma leucorhoa Guairdeall Gabhlach  
Swinhoe's Storm-Petrel Oceanodroma monorhis   Rare/Accidental
Band-rumped Storm-Petrel Oceanodroma castro    

CICONIIFORMES: Ciconiidae
Black Stork Ciconia nigra Storc Dubh Rare/Accidental
White Stork Ciconia ciconia Storc Bán Rare/Accidental

SULIFORMES: Fregatidae
Magnificent Frigatebird Fregata magnificens   Rare/Accidental

SULIFORMES: Sulidae
Northern Gannet Morus bassanus Gainéad  

SULIFORMES: Phalacrocoracidae
Double-crested Cormorant Phalacrocorax auritus Broigheall Cluasach Rare/Accidental
Great Cormorant Phalacrocorax carbo Broigheall  
European Shag Phalacrocorax aristotelis Scaga  

PELECANIFORMES: Ardeidae
American Bittern Botaurus lentiginosus Bonnán Meiriceánach Rare/Accidental
Great Bittern Botaurus stellaris Bonnán Rare/Accidental
Little Bittern Ixobrychus minutus Bonnán Beag Rare/Accidental
Grey Heron Ardea cinerea Corr Réisc  
Purple Heron Ardea purpurea Corr Chorcra  
Great Egret Ardea alba
 
Éigrit Mhór  
Little Egret Egretta garzetta    
Little Blue Heron Egretta caerulea   Rare/Accidental
Cattle Egret Bubulcus ibis Éigrit Eallaigh Rare/Accidental
Squacco Heron Ardeola ralloides Corr Scréachach Rare/Accidental
Green Heron Butorides virescens   Rare/Accidental
Black-crowned Night-Heron Nycticorax nycticorax Corr Oíche Rare/Accidental

PELECANIFORMES: Threskiornithidae
Glossy Ibis Plegadis falcinellus Íbis Niamhrach Rare/Accidental
Eurasian Spoonbill Platalea leucorodia Corr Leitheadach Rare/Accidental

ACCIPITRIFORMES: Pandionidae
Osprey Pandion haliaetus Coirneach  

ACCIPITRIFORMES: Accipitridae
European Honey-buzzard Pernis apivorus Clamhán Riabhach Rare/Accidental
Red Kite Milvus milvus Cúr Rua Near-threatened
Black Kite Milvus migrans Cúr Dhubh  
Bald Eagle Haliaeetus leucocephalus Iolair Maol Rare/Accidental
White-tailed Eagle Haliaeetus albicilla Iolair Mara Rare/Accidental
Eurasian Griffon Gyps fulvus Bultúr Gríofa Rare/Accidental
Western Marsh-Harrier Circus aeruginosus Cromán Móna  
Northern Harrier Circus cyaneus Cromán nag Cearc  
Pallid Harrier Circus macrourus   Rare/Accidental Near-threatened
Montagu's Harrier Circus pygargus Cromán Liath Rare/Accidental
Eurasian Sparrowhawk Accipiter nisus Spioróg  
Northern Goshawk Accipiter gentilis Spioróg Mhór Rare/Accidental
Eurasian Buzzard Buteo buteo Clamhán  
Rough-legged Hawk Buteo lagopus Clamhán Lópach Rare/Accidental
Greater Spotted Eagle Aquila clanga Iolar Breac Rare/Accidental Vulnerable
Golden Eagle Aquila chrysaetos Iolar Fíréan Rare/Accidental

FALCONIFORMES: Falconidae
Lesser Kestrel Falco naumanni Mionphocaire Gaoithe Rare/Accidental Vulnerable
Eurasian Kestrel Falco tinnunculus Pocaire Gaoithe  
Red-footed Falcon Falco vespertinus Fabhcún Cosdearg Rare/Accidental Near-threatened
Merlin Falco columbarius Meirliún  
Eurasian Hobby Falco subbuteo Fabhcún Coille Rare/Accidental
Gyrfalcon Falco rusticolus Fabhcún Mór Rare/Accidental
Peregrine Falcon Falco peregrinus Fabhcún Gorm  

OTIDIFORMES: Otididae
Great Bustard Otis tarda Bustard Mór Rare/Accidental Vulnerable
Little Bustard Tetrax tetrax Bustard Beag Rare/Accidental Near-threatened

GRUIFORMES: Rallidae
Corn Crake Crex crex Traonach Near-threatened
Water Rail Rallus aquaticus Ralóg Uisce  
Little Crake Porzana parva Gearr Beag Rare/Accidental
Baillon's Crake Porzana pusilla Gearr Baillon Rare/Accidental
Spotted Crake Porzana porzana Gearr Breac Rare/Accidental
Sora Porzana carolina Gearr Sora Rare/Accidental
Common Moorhen Gallinula chloropus    
Common Coot Fulica atra Cearc Cheannann  
American Coot Fulica americana Cearc Cheannann Mheiriceánach Rare/Accidental

GRUIFORMES: Gruidae
Sandhill Crane Grus canadensis Grús Ceanadach Rare/Accidental
Common Crane Grus grus Grús Rare/Accidental

CHARADRIIFORMES: Burhinidae
Eurasian Thick-knee Burhinus oedicnemus Crotach Cloch Rare/Accidental

CHARADRIIFORMES: Charadriidae
Northern Lapwing Vanellus vanellus Pilibín  
Sociable Lapwing Vanellus gregarius Pilibín Ealtúil Rare/Accidental Critically endangered
Black-bellied Plover Pluvialis squatarola Feadóg Ghlas  
European Golden-Plover Pluvialis apricaria Feadóg Bhuí  
American Golden-Plover Pluvialis dominica Feadóg Bhuí Mheiriceánach Rare/Accidental
Pacific Golden-Plover Pluvialis fulva
 
Feadóg Bhuí Áiseach Rare/Accidental
Kentish Plover Charadrius alexandrinus Feadóigín Chosdubh Rare/Accidental
Common Ringed Plover Charadrius hiaticula Feadóg Chladaigh  
Semipalmated Plover Charadrius semipalmatus   Rare/Accidental
Little Ringed Plover Charadrius dubius Feadóigín Chladaigh Rare/Accidental
Killdeer Charadrius vociferus Feadóg Ghlórach Rare/Accidental
Eurasian Dotterel Charadrius morinellus Amadán Móinteach Rare/Accidental

CHARADRIIFORMES: Haematopodidae
Eurasian Oystercatcher Haematopus ostralegus Roilleach  

CHARADRIIFORMES: Recurvirostridae
Black-winged Stilt Haematopus ostralegus Scadalach Dhubheiteach  
Pied Avocet Recurvirostra avosetta Abhóiséad Rare/Accidental

CHARADRIIFORMES: Scolopacidae
Terek Sandpiper Xenus cinereus Gobadán Terek Rare/Accidental
Common Sandpiper Actitis hypoleucos Gobadán Coiteann  
Spotted Sandpiper Actitis macularius Gobadán Breac Rare/Accidental
Green Sandpiper Tringa ochropus Gobadán Glas  
Solitary Sandpiper Tringa solitaria Gobadán Aonarach Rare/Accidental
Spotted Redshank Tringa erythropus Cosdeargán Breac  
Greater Yellowlegs Tringa melanoleuca Ladhrán Buí Rare/Accidental
Common Greenshank Tringa nebularia Laidhrín Glas  
Lesser Yellowlegs Tringa flavipes Mionladhran Buí Rare/Accidental
Marsh Sandpiper Tringa stagnatilis Gobadán Corraigh Rare/Accidental
Wood Sandpiper Tringa glareola Gobadán Coille  
Common Redshank Tringa totanus Cosdeargán  
Upland Sandpiper Bartramia longicauda Gobadán Sléibhe Rare/Accidental
Eskimo Curlew Numenius borealis Crotach Artach Rare/Accidental Critically endangered (possibly extinct)
Whimbrel Numenius phaeopus Crotach Eanaigh  
Eurasian Curlew Numenius arquata Crotach Near-threatened
Black-tailed Godwit Limosa limosa Guilbneach Earrdhubh Near-threatened
Hudsonian Godwit Limosa haemastica   Rare/Accidental
Bar-tailed Godwit Limosa lapponica Guilbneach Stríocearrach  
Ruddy Turnstone Arenaria interpres Piardálai Trá  
Great Knot Calidris tenuirostris   Rare/Accidental
Red Knot Calidris canutus Cnota  
Sanderling Calidris alba Luathrán  
Semipalmated Sandpiper Calidris pusilla Gobadán Mionbhosach Rare/Accidental
Western Sandpiper Calidris mauri Gobadáinín Lartharach Rare/Accidental
Red-necked Stint Calidris ruficollis   Rare/Accidental
Little Stint Calidris minuta Gobadáinín Beag  
Temminck's Stint Calidris temminckii Gobadáinín Temminck Rare/Accidental
Long-toed Stint Calidris subminuta Gobadáinín Ladharfhada Rare/Accidental
Least Sandpiper Calidris minutilla Gobadáinín Bídeach Rare/Accidental
White-rumped Sandpiper Calidris fuscicollis Gobadán Bánphrompach Rare/Accidental
Baird's Sandpiper Calidris bairdii Gobadán Baird Rare/Accidental
Pectoral Sandpiper Calidris melanotos Gobadán Uchtach  
Sharp-tailed Sandpiper Calidris acuminata Gobadán Earr-Rinneach Rare/Accidental
Purple Sandpiper Calidris maritima Gobadán Cosbhuí  
Dunlin Calidris alpina Breacóg  
Curlew Sandpiper Calidris ferruginea Gobadán Crotaigh  
Stilt Sandpiper Calidris himantopus Gobadán Scodalach Rare/Accidental
Broad-billed Sandpiper Limicola falcinellus Gobadán Gobleathan Rare/Accidental
Buff-breasted Sandpipe Tryngites subruficollis Gobadán Broinn-Donnbhuí Rare/Accidental Near-threatened
Ruff Philomachus pugnax Rufachán  
Short-billed Dowitcher Limnodromus griseus Guilbnín Gobghearr Rare/Accidental
Long-billed Dowitcher Limnodromus scolopaceus Guilbnín Gobfhada Rare/Accidental
Jack Snipe Lymnocryptes minimus Naoscach Bhídeach  
Great Snipe Gallinago media Naoscach Mhór Rare/Accidental Near-threatened
Wilson's Snipe Gallinago delicata   Rare/Accidental
Common Snipe Gallinago gallinago Naoscach  
Eurasian Woodcock Scolopax rusticola Creabhar  
Wilson's Phalarope Phalaropus tricolor Falaróp Wilson Rare/Accidental
Red-necked Phalarope Phalaropus lobatus Falaróp Gobchaol Rare/Accidental
Red Phalarope Phalaropus fulicarius Falaróp Gobmhór  

CHARADRIIFORMES: Glareolidae
Cream-colored Courser Cursorius cursor Rásaí Banbhuí Rare/Accidental
Collared Pratincole Glareola pratincola Pratancól Muinceach Rare/Accidental
Black-winged Pratincole Glareola nordmanni Pratancól Dubheiteach Rare/Accidental Near-threatened

CHARADRIIFORMES: Laridae
Black-legged Kittiwake Rissa tridactyla Saidhbhéar  
Ivory Gull Pagophila eburnea Faoileán Eabhartha Rare/Accidental Near-threatened
Sabine's Gull Xema sabini Sléibhín Sabine  
Bonaparte's Gull Chroicocephalus philadelphia Sléibhín Bonaparte Rare/Accidental
Black-headed Gull Chroicocephalus ridibundus Sléibhín  
Little Gull Hydrocoloeus minutus Sléibhín Beag  
Ross's Gull  Rhodostethia rosea Faoileán Ross Rare/Accidental
Laughing Gull Leucophaeus atricilla Sléibhín an Gháire Rare/Accidental
Franklin's Gull Leucophaeus pipixcan Sléibhín Franklin Rare/Accidental
Mediterranean Gull Ichthyaetus melanocephalus Sléibhín Meánmhuirí  
Audouin's Gull Ichthyaetus audouinii   Rare/Accidental Near-threatened
Common Gull / Mew Gull Larus canus Faoileán Bán  
Ring-billed Gull Larus delawarensis Faoileán Bandghobach  
Herring Gull Larus argentatus    
Yellow-legged Gull Larus michahellis   Rare/Accidental
Caspian Gull Larus cachinnans    
Thayer's Gull Larus thayeri   Rare/Accidental
Iceland Gull Larus glaucoides Faoileán Íoslannach  
Lesser Black-backed Gull Larus fuscus Droimneach Beag  
Glaucous Gull Larus hyperboreu Faoileán Glas  
Great Black-backed Gull Larus marinus Droimneach Mór  
Sooty Tern Onychoprion fuscatus   Rare/Accidental
Little Tern Sternula albifrons Geabhróg Bheag  
Gull-billed Tern Gelochelidon nilotica Geabhróg Ghobdhubh Rare/Accidental
Caspian Tern Hydroprogne caspia Geabhróg Chaispeach Rare/Accidental
Black Tern Chlidonias niger Geabhróg Dhubh  
White-winged Tern Chlidonias leucopterus Geabhróg Bháneiteach Rare/Accidental
Whiskered Tern Chlidonias hybrida Geabhróg Bhroinndubh Rare/Accidental
Roseate Tern Sterna dougallii Geabhróg Rósach  
Common Tern Sterna hirundo Geabhróg  
Arctic Tern Sterna paradisaea Geabhróg Artach  
Forster's Tern Sterna forsteri Geabhróg Forster Rare/Accidental
Sandwich Tern Thalasseus sandvicensis Geabhróg Scothdhubh  
Elegant Tern Thalasseus elegans Geabhróg Ghalánta Rare/Accidental Near-threatened
Lesser Crested-Tern Thalasseus bengalensis Miongheabhróg Chíorach Rare/Accidental

CHARADRIIFORMES: Stercorariidae
Great Skua Stercorarius skua Meirleach Mór  
Pomarine Jaeger Stercorarius pomarinus Meirleach Pomairíneach  
Parasitic Jaeger Stercorarius parasiticus Meirleach Artach  
Long-tailed Jaeger Stercorarius longicaudus Meirleach Earrfhada Rare/Accidental

CHARADRIIFORMES: Alcidae
Dovekie Alle alle Falcóg Bheag Rare/Accidental
Common Murre Uria aalge Foracha  
Thick-billed Murre Uria lomvia Foracha Brünnich Rare/Accidental
Razorbill Alca torda Crosán  
Great Auk Pinguinus impennis Falcóg Mhór Extinct
Black Guillemot Cepphus grylle Foracha Dhubh  
Atlantic Puffin Fratercula arctica Puifín  

PTEROCLIDIFORMES: Pteroclidae
Pallas's Sandgrouse Syrrhaptes paradoxus Gaineamhchearc Pallas Rare/Accidental

COLUMBIFORMES: Columbidae
Rock Pigeon Columba livia Colm Aille  
Stock Pigeon Columba oenas Colm Gorm  
Common Wood-Pigeon Columba palumbus Colm Coille  
European Turtle-Dove Streptopelia turtur Fearán  
Eurasian Collared-Dove Streptopelia decaocto Fearán Baicdhubh  
Mourning Dove Zenaida macroura   Rare/Accidental
Passenger Pigeon Ectopistes migratorius Colm imirce Rare/Accidental Extinct

CUCULIFORMES: Cuculidae
Great Spotted Cuckoo Clamator glandarius Mórchuach Bhreac Rare/Accidental
Common Cuckoo Cuculus canorus Cuach  
Yellow-billed Cuckoo Coccyzus americanus Cuach Ghob-Bhuí Rare/Accidental
Black-billed Cuckoo Coccyzus erythropthalmus Cuach Ghobdhubh Rare/Accidental

STRIGIFORMES: Tytonidae
Barn Owl Tyto alba Scréachóg Reilige  

STRIGIFORMES: Strigidae
European Scops-Owl Otus scops Ulchabhán Scopach Rare/Accidental
Snowy Owl Bubo scandiacus Ulchabhán Sneachtúil Rare/Accidental
Little Owl Athene noctua Ulchabhán Beag Rare/Accidental
Long-eared Owl Asio otus Ceann Cait  
Short-eared Owl Asio flammeus Ulchabhán Réisc  

CAPRIMULGIFORMES: Caprimulgidae
Common Nighthawk Chordeiles minor   Rare/Accidental
Eurasian Nightjar Caprimulgus europaeus Tuirne Lín  

APODIFORMES: Apodidae
Chimney Swift Chaetura pelagica   Rare/Accidental
White-throated Needletail Hirundapus caudacutus Gabhlán Earrspíonach Rare/Accidental
Alpine Swift Apus melba Gabhlán Alpach Rare/Accidental
Common Swift Apus apus Gabhlán Gaoithe  
Pallid Swift Apus pallidus Gabhlán Bánlíoch Rare/Accidental
Little Swift Apus affinis Gabhlán Beag Rare/Accidental
White-rumped Swift Apus caffer   Rare/Accidental

CORACIIFORMES: Alcedinidae
Common Kingfisher Alcedo atthis Cruidín  
Belted Kingfisher Megaceryle alcyon Cruidín Creasa Rare/Accidental

CORACIIFORMES: Meropidae
European Bee-eater Merops apiaster Beachadóir Eorpach Rare/Accidental

CORACIIFORMES: Coraciidae
European Roller Coracias garrulus Rollóir Rare/Accidental Near-threatened

CORACIIFORMES: Upupidae
Eurasian Hoopoe Upupa epops Húpú  

PICIFORMES: Picidae
Eurasian Wryneck Jynx torquilla Cam-Mhuin Rare/Accidental
Yellow-bellied Sapsucker Sphyrapicus varius Súdhiúlaí Tarrbhuí Rare/Accidental
Great Spotted Woodpecker Dendrocopos major Mórchnagaire Breac Rare/Accidental
Green Woodpecker Picus viridis Cnagaire Glas  

Passeriformes.: Laniidae
Red-backed Shrike Lanius collurio Scréachán Droimrua  
Rufous-tailed Shrike Lanius isabellinus   Rare/Accidental
Brown Shrike Lanius cristatus   Rare/Accidental
Northern Shrike Lanius excubitor Mórscréachán Liath  
Lesser Grey Shrike Lanius minor Mionscréachán Liath Rare/Accidental
Woodchat Shrike Lanius senator Scréachán Coille Rare/Accidental

Passeriformes.: Vireonidae
Philadelphia Vireo Vireo philadelphicus Glaséan Philadelphia Rare/Accidental
Red-eyed Vireo Vireo olivaceus Glaséan Súildearg Rare/Accidental

Passeriformes.: Oriolidae
Eurasian Golden Oriole Oriolus oriolus   Rare/Accidental

Passeriformes.: Corvidae
Eurasian Jay Garrulus glandarius Scréachóg  
Black-billed Magpie Pica pica Snag Breac  
Red-billed Chough Pyrrhocorax pyrrhocorax Cág Cosdearg  
Eurasian Jackdaw Corvus monedula Cág  
Rook Corvus frugilegus Rúach  
Carrion Crow Corvus corone Caróg Dhubh  
Hooded Crow Corvus cornix Caróg Liath  
Common Raven Corvus corax Fiach Dubh  

Passeriformes.: Panuridae
Bearded Reedling Panurus biarmicus Meantán Croiméalach Rare/Accidental

Passeriformes.: Alaudidae
Greater Short-toed Lark Calandrella brachydactyla Fuiseog Ladharghearr Rare/Accidental
Lesser Short-toed Lark Calandrella rufescens MionFhuiseog Ladharghearr  
Eurasian Skylark Alauda arvensis Fuiseog  
Wood Lark Lullula arborea Fuiseog Choille Rare/Accidental
Horned Lark Eremophila alpestris Fuiseog Adharcach  

Passeriformes.: Hirundinidae
Bank Swallow Riparia riparia Gabhlán Gainimh  
Barn Swallow Hirundo rustica Fáinleog  
Red-rumped Swallow Cecropis daurica Fáinleog Ruaphrompach Rare/Accidental
Cliff Swallow Petrochelidon pyrrhonota Fáinleog Aille Rare/Accidental
Northern House-Martin Delichon urbicum Gabhlán Binne  

Passeriformes.: Paridae
Marsh Tit Poecile palustris Meantán Lathaí Rare/Accidental
Willow Tit Poecile montanus Meantán léana  
Coal Tit Periparus ater Meantán Dubh  
Crested Tit Lophophanes cristatus Meantán cuircíneach  
Great Tit Parus major Meantán Mór  
European Blue Tit Cyanistes caeruleus Meantán Gorm  

Passeriformes.: Aegithalidae
Long-tailed Tit Aegithalos caudatus Meantán Earrfhada  

Passeriformes.: Certhiidae
Eurasian Tree-Creeper Certhia familiaris Snag  

Passeriformes.: Troglodytidae
Winter Wren Troglodytes troglodytes Dreoilín  

Passeriformes.: Cinclidae
White-throated Dipper Cinclus cinclus Gabha Dubh  

Passeriformes.: Regulidae
Goldcrest Regulus regulus Cíobhuí  
Firecrest Regulus ignicapilla Lasairchíor  

Passeriformes.: Cettiidae
Cetti's Warbler Cettia cetti Ceolaire Cetti Rare/Accidental

Passeriformes.: Phylloscopidae
Willow Warbler Phylloscopus trochilus Ceolaire Sailí  
Common Chiffchaff Phylloscopus collybita Tiuf-Teaf  
Iberian Chiffchaff Phylloscopus ibericus   Rare/Accidental
Western Bonelli's Warbler Phylloscopus bonelli Ceolaire Bonelli Rare/Accidental
Wood Warbler Phylloscopus sibilatrix Ceolaire Coille  
Dusky Warbler Phylloscopus fuscatus   Rare/Accidental
Radde's Warbler Phylloscopus schwarzi Ceolaire Radde Rare/Accidental
Lemon-rumped Warbler Phylloscopus proregulus Ceolaire Pallas Rare/Accidental
Yellow-browed Warbler Phylloscopus inornatus Ceolaire Buímhalach  
Hume's Warbler Phylloscopus humei   Rare/Accidental
Arctic Warbler Phylloscopus borealis Ceolaire Artach Rare/Accidental
Greenish Warbler Phylloscopus trochiloides   Rare/Accidental

Passeriformes.: Acrocephalidae
Booted Warbler Hippolais caligata   Rare/Accidental
Sykes's Warbler Hippolais rama   Rare/Accidental
Eastern Olivaceous Warbler Hippolais pallida Ceolaire Bánlíoch Rare/Accidental
Melodious Warbler Hippolais polyglotta Ceolaire Binn Rare/Accidental
Icterine Warbler Hippolais icterina ceolaire ictireach Rare/Accidental
Aquatic Warbler Acrocephalus paludicola Ceolaire Uisce Rare/Accidental Vulnerable
Sedge Warbler Acrocephalus schoenobaenus Ceolaire Cíbe  
Paddyfield Warbler Acrocephalus agricola Ceolaire Gort Rise Rare/Accidental
Eurasian Reed-Warbler Acrocephalus scirpaceus Ceolaire Giolcaí  
Blyth's Reed-Warbler Acrocephalus dumetorum Ceolaire Blyth  
Marsh Warbler Acrocephalus palustris Ceolaire Corraigh Rare/Accidental
Great Reed-Warbler Acrocephalus arundinaceus Mórcheolaire Giolcaí Rare/Accidental

Passeriformes.: Locustellidae
Common Grasshopper-Warbler Locustella naevia Ceolaire Casarnaí  
Pallas's Grasshopper-Warbler Locustella certhiola Ceolaire Casarnaí Pallas Rare/Accidental
Savi's Warbler Locustella luscinioides Ceolaire Savi Rare/Accidental

Passeriformes.: Cisticolidae
Zitting Cisticola Cisticola juncidis Ceolaire Earrfheanach Rare/Accidental

Passeriformes.: Sylviidae
Blackcap Sylvia atricapilla Caipín Dubh  
Garden Warbler Sylvia borin Ceolaire Garraí  
Barred Warbler Sylvia nisoria Ceolaire Barrach Rare/Accidental
Greater Whitethroat Sylvia communis Gilphíb  
Lesser Whitethroat Sylvia curruca Gilphíb Bheag  
Dartford Warbler Sylvia undata Ceolaire Fraoigh Rare/Accidental Near-threatened
Subalpine Warbler Sylvia cantillans Ceolaire Fa-Alpach Rare/Accidental
Sardinian Warbler Sylvia melanocephala Ceolaire Sairdíneach Rare/Accidental

Passeriformes.: Muscicapidae
Spotted Flycatcher Muscicapa striata Cuilire Liath  
Asian Brown Flycatcher Muscicapa dauurica   Rare/Accidental
Rufous-tailed Scrub-Robin Cercotrichas galactotes Torspideog Ruadhonn Rare/Accidental
European Robin Erithacus rubecula Spideog  
Thrush Nightingale Luscinia luscinia Filiméala Smólaigh Rare/Accidental
Common Nightingale Luscinia megarhynchos Filiméala Rare/Accidental
Bluethroat Luscinia svecica Gormphíb Rare/Accidental
European Pied Flycatcher Ficedula hypoleuca Cuilire Alabhreach  
Red-breasted Flycatcher Ficedula parva Cuilire Broinnrua Rare/Accidental
Common Redstart Phoenicurus phoenicurus Earrdheargán  
Black Redstart Phoenicurus ochruros Earrdheargán Dubh  
Rufous-tailed Rock-Thrush Monticola saxatilis Smólach Aille Rare/Accidental
Whinchat Saxicola rubetra Caislín Aitinn  
European Stonechat Saxicola rubicola Caislín Cloch  
White-tailed Wheatear Oenanthe leucopyga Clochrán dubh bánchorónach  
Black Wheatear Oenanthe leucura Clochrán dubh Rare/Accidental
Northern Wheatear Oenanthe oenanthe Clochrán  
Pied Wheatear Oenanthe pleschanka Clochrán Alabhreach Rare/Accidental
Western Black-eared Wheatear Oenanthe hispanica Clochrán Cluasdubh Rare/Accidental
Desert Wheatear Oenanthe deserti Clochrán Fásaigh Rare/Accidental
Isabelline Wheatear Oenanthe isabellina Clochrán Gainimh Rare/Accidental

Passeriformes.: Turdidae
Siberian Thrush Zoothera sibirica Smólach Sibéarach Rare/Accidental
Scaly Thrush Zoothera dauma Smólach White Rare/Accidental
Grey-cheeked Thrush Catharus minimus Smólach Glasleicneach Rare/Accidental
Swainson's Thrush Catharus ustulatus Smólach Swainson Rare/Accidental
Hermit Thrush Catharus guttatus   Rare/Accidental
Ring Ouzel Turdus torquatus Lon Creige  
Eurasian Blackbird Turdus merula Lon Dubh  
Fieldfare Turdus pilaris Sacán  
Redwing Turdus iliacus Deargán Smeachta  
Song Thrush Turdus philomelos Smólach Ceoil  
Mistle Thrush Turdus viscivorus Liatráisc  
American Robin Turdus migratorius Smólach Imirce Rare/Accidental

Passeriformes.: Mimidae
Grey Catbird Dumetella carolinensis Catéan Liath Rare/Accidental

Passeriformes.: Sturnidae
Rosy Starling Pastor roseus Druid Rósach Rare/Accidental
Common Starling Sturnus vulgaris Druid  

Passeriformes.: Prunellidae
Hedge Accentor/Dunnock Prunella modularis Donnóg  

Passeriformes.: Motacillidae
Western Yellow Wagtail Motacilla flava Glasóg Bhuí  
Citrine Wagtail Motacilla citreola Glasóg Chiotrónach Rare/Accidental
Grey Wagtail Motacilla cinerea Glasóg Liath  
White Wagtail Motacilla alba Glasóg Shráide  
Richard's Pipit Anthus richardi   Rare/Accidental
Blyth's Pipit Anthus godlewskii Riabhóg Blyth Rare/Accidental
Tawny Pipit Anthus campestris Riabhóg Dhonn Rare/Accidental
Meadow Pipit Anthus pratensis Riabhóg Mhóna  
Tree Pipit Anthus trivialis Riabhóg Choille  
Olive-backed Pipit Anthus hodgsoni Riabhóg Dhroimghlas Rare/Accidental
Pechora Pipit Anthus gustavi Riabhóg Pechora Rare/Accidental
Red-throated Pipit Anthus cervinus Riabhóg Phíbrua Rare/Accidental
Water Pipit Anthus spinoletta Riabhóg Uisce Rare/Accidental
Rock Pipit Anthus petrosus Riabhóg Chladaigh  
American Pipit Anthus rubescens Riabhóg Tharr-Dhonnbhuí Rare/Accidental

Passeriformes.: Bombycillidae
Bohemian Waxwing Bombycilla garrulus Síodeiteach  

Passeriformes.: Calcariidae
Lapland Longspur Calcarius lapponicus Gealóg Laplannach  
Snow Bunting Plectrophenax nivalis Gealóg Shneachta  

Passeriformes.: Parulidae
Ovenbird Seiurus aurocapilla Éan Oighinn Rare/Accidental
Northern Waterthrush Parkesia noveboracensis Smólach Uisce Tuaisceartach Rare/Accidental
Blue-winged Warbler Vermivora cyanoptera   Rare/Accidental
Black-and-white Warbler Mniotilta varia Ceolaire Dubh is Bán Rare/Accidental
Common Yellowthroat Geothlypis trichas   Rare/Accidental
American Redstart Setophaga ruticilla Earrdeargán Meiriceánach Rare/Accidental
Northern Parula Setophaga americana Parúl Tuaisceartach Rare/Accidental
Yellow Warbler Setophaga petechia Ceolaire Buí Rare/Accidental
Blackpoll Warbler Setophaga striata Ceolaire Dubhéadanach Rare/Accidental
Yellow-rumped Warbler Setophaga coronata Ceolaire Buíphrompach Rare/Accidental
Canada Warbler Wilsonia canadensis   Rare/Accidental

Passeriformes.: Emberizidae
Fox Sparrow Passerella iliaca Gealbhan Sionnaigh Rare/Accidental
White-throated Sparrow Zonotrichia albicollis Gealbhan Píbgheal Rare/Accidental
White-crowned Sparrow Zonotrichia leucophrys   Rare/Accidental
Dark-eyed Junco Junco hyemalis Luachairín Shúildubh Rare/Accidental
Yellowhammer Emberiza citrinella Buíóg  
Pine Bunting Emberiza leucocephalos Gealóg Phéine Rare/Accidental
Cirl Bunting Emberiza cirlus Cirlghealóg  
Ortolan Bunting Emberiza hortulana Gealóg Gharraí Rare/Accidental
Little Bunting Emberiza pusilla Gealóg Bheag Rare/Accidental
Rustic Bunting Emberiza rustica Gealóg Thuathúil Rare/Accidental
Yellow-breasted Bunting Emberiza aureola Gealóg Bhroinnbhuí Rare/Accidental Vulnerable
Black-headed Bunting Emberiza melanocephala Gealóg Cheanndubh Rare/Accidental
Reed Bunting Emberiza schoeniclus Gealóg Ghiolcaí  
Corn Bunting Emberiza calandra Gealóg Bhuachair Rare/Accidental

Passeriformes.: Cardinalidae
Scarlet Tanager Piranga olivacea Tanagair Scarlóideach Rare/Accidental
Rose-breasted Grosbeak Pheucticus ludovicianus Gobach Mór Broinnrósach Rare/Accidental
Indigo Bunting Passerina cyanea Gealóg Phlúiríneach Rare/Accidental

Passeriformes.: Icteridae
Bobolink Dolichonyx oryzivorus Bobóilinc Rare/Accidental
Baltimore Oriole Icterus galbula   Rare/Accidental

Passeriformes.: Fringillidae
Chaffinch Fringilla coelebs Rí Rua  
Brambling Fringilla montifringilla Breacán  
Pine Grosbeak Pinicola enucleator    
Common Rosefinch Carpodacus erythrinus Rósghlasán Coiteann Rare/Accidental
European Greenfinch Chloris chloris Glasán Darach  
Parrot Crossbill Loxia pytyopsittacus   Rare/Accidental
Red Crossbill Loxia curvirostra    
White-winged Crossbill Loxia leucoptera Crosghob Báneiteach Rare/Accidental
Common Redpoll Acanthis flammea Deargéadan  
Lesser Redpoll Acanthis cabaret Deargéadan beag  
Hoary Redpoll Acanthis hornemanni Deargéadan artach Rare/Accidental
Eurasian Siskin Spinus spinus Siscín  
European Goldfinch Carduelis carduelis Lasair Choille  
Twite Carduelis flavirostris Gleoiseach Sléibhe  
Eurasian Linnet Carduelis cannabina Gleoiseach  
European Serin Serinus serinus Seirín Rare/Accidental
Eurasian Bullfinch Pyrrhula pyrrhula Corcrán Coille  
Hawfinch Coccothraustes coccothraustes Glasán Gobmhór Rare/Accidental

Passeriformes.: Passeridae
House Sparrow Passer domesticus Gealbhan Binne  
Eurasian Tree Sparrow Passer montanus Gealbhan Crainn

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