What Is The National Bird of Ireland?

What Is The National Bird of Ireland?

lapwing is the National Bird of Ireland. In the year 1990, the Irish Wildlife Conservancy declared the northern lapwing bird as the national bird of the Republic of Ireland, while the Eurasian oystercatcher acts as the national bird for Northern Ireland.

This decision was made in 1961 albeit unofficially. Several birds have been put forward as suitable candidates for the national bird position. These birds have included species such as the
peregrine falcon, Eurasian Curlew, Bohemian waxwing, common swift, and northern pintail.

1. www.nationalpedia.com/lapwing-national-bird-of-ireland/
2.https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/National_symbols_of_Ireland,_the_Republic_of_Ireland_and_Northern_Ireland

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