Friday, 19 April 2013

Bird List 2013 (updated as and when)

I don't usually keep a list, but I thought it would be interesting to look back over my year and the species I have seen. It also gets me to look around and try and spot different birds.  It starts with my usual garden suspects, but will start to include a variety of sightings I have seen on my walks. Those marked with an asterisk are firsts for me.

  1. Robin
  2. Chaffinch
  3. House Sparrow
  4. Great Tit
  5. Blue Tit
  6. Coal Tit
  7. Blackbird
  8. Dunnock
  9. Carrion Crow
  10. Buzzard
  11. Pheasant
  12. Merlin
  13. Pink-Footed Goose
  14. Goldeneye
  15. Reed Bunting*
  16. White-Tailed Eagle
  17. Dipper
  18. Grey Heron
  19. Wood Pigeon
  20. Collared Dove
  21. Starling 
  22. Magpie
  23. Mute Swan
  24. Tufted Duck
  25. Goosander
  26. Cormorant
  27. Black-Headed Gull 
  28. Kestrel
  29. Pochard
  30. Great Black-Backed Gull
  31. Common Gull
  32. Song Thrush
  33. Wren 
  34. Goldfinch
  35. Jackdaw
  36. Mallard 
  37. Oystercatcher
  38. Shelduck
  39. Curlew
  40. Redshank
  41. Twite*
  42. Little Egret
  43. Common Crane*
  44. Whooper Swan
  45. Eider Duck 
  46. Peregrine Falcon 
  47. Red-Breasted Merganser
  48. Golden Eagle
  49. Rock Pipit*
  50. Great Northern Diver
  51. Slavonian Grebe*
  52. Pied Wagtail
  53. Redwing
  54. Greylag Goose
  55. Hooded Crow
  56. Herring Gull
  57. Great Crested Grebe
  58. Coot
  59. Teal
  60. Siskin
  61. Bullfinch
  62. Goldcrest
  63. Rook
  64. Grey Wagtail
  65. Lapwing
  66. Willow Warbler
  67. Razorbill
  68. Raven 
  69. Meadow Pipit
  70. Swallow
  71. Chiffchaff (heard several calling but couldn't actually see them among the trees!)
  72. Lesser Redpoll*
  73. Wheatear 
  74. Swift
  75. Gannet
  76. Lesser Black-Backed Gull
  77. Feral Pigeon
  78. Shag
  79. Fulmar
  80. Sandmartin
  81. Turnstone 
  82. Yellowhammer 
  83. Winchat 
  84. Cuckoo (heard only) 26 May. 
  85. Osprey (1 June) 
  86. Jay 
  87. Whitethroat
  88. Black Guillemot*
  89. Great Spotted Woodpecker
  90. Kittiwake
  91. Skylark
  92. Puffin
  93. Mistle Thrush*
  94. Treecreeper
  95. Red-legged Partridge
  96. Spotted Flycatcher* 
  97. Ringed Plover
  98. Sparrowhawk
  99. Red Kite
  100. Green Woodpecker 
  101. Wood Warbler* 
  102. Common Sandpiper* 
  103. Common Tern
  104. Fieldfare 
  105. Kingfisher 
  106. Wigeon
  107. Bar-tailed Godwit
  108. Snow Bunting
  109. Stonechat

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