Site List & Record Counts - Birds

The following table lists all of the bird species recorded on site that are currently on the BOU's 9th Edition British List, and shows the record count for the site. Species are listed taxonomically. Where record counts have been subsequently equalled, only the initial record count is shown. Records highlighted in green are new for 2020.

If you know of any errors or ommissions, please contact us.

Updated September 19th 2020


Species Record Count Date & Observers
1 Arctic Skua 1 17/04/20 (RH) – New for site
2 Arctic Tern 4 26/04/12 (RH)
3 Avocet 2 05/09/14 (AL, DB, GK, RH & RS)
4 Bar-tailed Godwit 4 22/09/16 (RH)
5 Barn Owl 3 16/09/17 (OS)
6 Bearded Tit 8 11/10/16 (PO)
7 Bewick's Swan 8 20/01/13 (DB)
8 Black Redstart 1 17/06/12 (MP)
9 Black Tern 2 07/05/15 (SBC)
10 Black-headed Gull 1000 29/03/13 (DB)
11 Black-necked Grebe 3 29/03/14 (AL & DB)
12 Black-tailed Godwit 21 17/08/14 (ME)
13 Black-winged Stilt 2 09/06/20 (LW) – New for site.
14 Blackbird 34 25/10/14 (ME)
15 Blackcap 20 28/04/18 (RS)
16 Blue Tit 35 23/12/17 (ME)
17 Brambling 4 23/12/17 (DB & ME)
18 Brent Goose 3 12/02/17 (RH)
19 Bullfinch 8 23/12/17 (ME & SM)
20 Buzzard 25 11/03/17 (DB & ME)
21 Canada Goose 1303 27/08/15 (ME)
22 Carrion Crow 21 09/07/16 (ME)
23 Caspian Gull 1 25/11/11 (RS)
24 Cattle Egret 2 24/09/18 (RH)
25 Cetti's Warbler 1 12/08/19 (RH)
26 Chaffinch 40 02/03/19 (ME)
27 Chiffchaff 82 29/08/17 (RD)
28 Coal Tit 6 07/12/15 (RH)
29 Collared Dove 46 10/01/19 (ME)
30 Common Gull 350 30/03/13 (SF)
31 Common Sandpiper 15 16/08/20 (ME)
32 Common Scoter 1 29/05/14 (AL, DB, KPD, MP, RH & RS)
33 Common Tern 135 End of June 2017 (KPD)
34 Coot 353 31/07/14 (KPD)
35 Cormorant 61 13/11/16 (DB)
36 Crag Martin 1 22/10/06 (DS)
37 Crane 2 04/05/19 (RH)
38 Crossbill 6 09/08/20 (ME & RH)
39 Cuckoo 2 08/05/11 (JH)
40 Curlew 2 13/08/10 (RH)
41 Curlew Sandpiper 4 02/09/14 (DB, RH & RS)
42 Dartford Warbler 1 17/10/08 (RS)
43 Dunlin c150 30/08/16 (RS)
44 Dunnock 11 12/09/18 (RD)
45 Egyptian Goose 37 16/09/20 (ME)
46 Feral Pigeon 86 10/02/14 (RH)
47 Fieldfare 300 28/10/17 (ME, RS, RH, DB & SM)
48 Firecrest 2 18/09/15 (RH)
49 Gadwall 67 09/03/19 (ME)
50 Gannet 1 20/01/13 (GK)
51 Garden Warbler 5 26/04/14 (RS)
52 Garganey 6 06/09/14 (GCS)
53 Glaucous Gull 1 13/02/17 (OS & RH)
54 Glossy Ibis 1 17/09/20 (AL) – New for site
55 Goldcrest 8 29/11/16 (RH)
56 Golden Plover 3500 Jan 05 (KPD)
57 Goldeneye 1 13/02/13 (SF)
58 Goldfinch 100 12/08/07 (GO)
59 Goosander 6 18/12/12 (RH)
60 Goshawk 3 28/01/17 (DB)
61 Grasshopper Warbler 1 25/04/10 (JH, KPD, RH & RS)
62 Great Black-backed Gull 17 23/02/10 (RH)
63 Great Crested Grebe 16 04/02/15 (RH)
64 Great Spotted Woodpecker 5 18/01/10 (RS)
65 Great Tit 43 03/05/19 (RD)
66 Great White Egret 2 02/11/18 (RH)
67 Green Sandpiper 14 02/08/20 (ME)
68 Green Woodpecker 5 31/01/09 (RS)
69 Greenfinch 32 20/01/18 (DB)
70 Greenshank 8 16/08/10 (RH)
71 Grey Heron 22 10/09/18 (RH)
72 Grey Plover 2 04/04/17 (KPD)
73 Grey Wagtail 6 15/06/14 (KPD)
74 Greylag Goose 300 29/09/19 (RH)
75 Hawfinch 6 15/10/17 (SF)
76 Hen Harrier 1 28/03/09 (RH)
77 Herring Gull 250 29/12/18 (ME)
78 Hobby 5 30/08/14 (RS)
79 Honey Buzzard 1 26/09/08 (RS)
80 House Martin 700 27/08/18 (ME)
81 House Sparrow 60 08/05/16 (RS)
82 Jack Snipe 4 13/12/13 (DB & RH)
83 Jackdaw 190 07/10/17 (ME)
84 Jay 9 25/10/14 (ME)
85 Kestrel 7 06/08/15 (CL)
86 Kingfisher 3 22/01/17 (ME & RH)
87 Kittiwake 1 23/03/13 (DB & SF)
88 Knot 1 12/05/19 (JB)
89 Lapwing 1000 07/02/17 (ME)
90 Lesser Black-backed Gull 477 16/11/15 (CL)
91 Lesser Redpoll 40 21/01/11 (KPD)
92 Lesser Spotted Woodpecker 1 24/01/10 (RH)
93 Lesser Whitethroat 3 26/04/13 (SF)
94 Linnet 200 07/10/17 (ME)
95 Little Egret 11 03/08/13 (AL)
96 Little Grebe 23 11/08/10 (KPD)
97 Little Gull 3 07/04/13 (DB, MP & RH)
98 Little Owl 1 13/04/09 (RS)
99 Little Ringed Plover 16 06/07/13 (KPD)
100 Little Stint 3 15/08/10 (KPD & RH)
101 Little Tern 2 30/04/17 (SF)
102 Long-tailed Tit 23 23/10/15 (ME)
103 Magpie 50 01/04/18 (RS)
104 Mallard 187 17/08/15 (KPD)
105 Mandarin 2 21/05/14 (DB, KPD & RH)
106 Marsh Harrier 1 06/04/15 (LW)
107 Meadow Pipit 100 30/09/16 (GK & RH)
108 Mealy Redpoll 2 18/12/09 (RH)
109 Mediterranean Gull 21 18/04/16 (CL)
110 Merlin 1 11/09/12 (DB & RH)
111 Mistle Thrush 8 08/07/17 (DB & ME)
112 Moorhen 60 09/09/14 (ME)
113 Mute Swan 36 20/06/17 (LW)
114 Nightingale 5 11/06/14 (RH)
115 Nightjar 1 30/08/16 (DB & RH)
116 Nuthatch 4 17/09/18 (MFJ)
117 Osprey 1 15/05/12 (KPD & SF)
118 Oystercatcher 7 31/05/15 (KPD)
119 Pectoral Sandpiper 1 26/09/10 (RH & RS)
120 Peregrine 3 28/07/13 (RH)
121 Pheasant 5 19/11/08 (RH)
122 Pied Flycatcher 1 06/04/11 (KM)
123 Pied Wagtail 80 10/10/10 (RH)
124 Pink-footed Goose 9 29/10/19 (MN)
125 Pintail 4 23/03/13 (DB, KPD, MP & RH)
126 Pochard 35 14/02/13 (RH)
127 Raven 5 06/02/19 (RH)
128 Red Kite 15 11/03/17 (DB & ME)
129 Red-crested Pochard 2 23/04/15 (MJL)
130 Red-legged Partridge 1 14/09/09 (RH)
131 Red-rumped Swallow 1 01/05/14 (RH)
132 Redshank 7 21/06/08 (RH)
133 Redstart 3 04/08/18 (SLO)
134 Redwing 200 31/10/17 (JH)
135 Reed Bunting 15 15/02/17 (JG)
136 Reed Warbler 13 18/07/19 (RD)
137 Ring Ouzel 1 2002 (DS)
138 Ring-necked Parakeet 2 07/04/18 (DB)
139 Ringed Plover 17 26/04/15 (ME & RH)
140 Robin 20 04/02/17 (Eddie)
141 Rock Pipit 1 25/10/11 (RS)
142 Rook 10 11/01/14 (DB)
143 Roseate Tern 1 20/05/13 (RS)
144 Ruddy Duck 1 17/01/15 (MW)
145 Ruff 10 28/08/14 (DB)
146 Sand Martin 600 08/09/18 (ME)
147 Sanderling 4 06/05/15 (KPD)
148 Sandwich Tern 6 31/07/17 (KPD)
149 Scaup 1 22/10/13 (RH)
150 Sedge Warbler 11 29/04/16 (RD)
151 Shelduck 6 21/09/13 (RS)
152 Short-eared Owl 1 15/09/12 (DB & RH)
153 Shoveler 66 02/01/17 (ME)
154 Siskin 70 10/03/18 (DB, ME & SM)
155 Sky Lark 100 31/12/04 (JMC)
156 Slavonian Grebe 4 09/04/13 (DB, MP & RH)
157 Snipe 66 07/03/15 (ME)
158 Snow Bunting 1 01/12/13 (KPD)
159 Song Thrush 10 26/04/14 (RS)
160 Sparrowhawk 4 02/09/11 (DB)
161 Spoonbill 5 29/09/16 (SI)
162 Spotted Flycatcher 2 01/09/15 (RH)
163 Spotted Redshank 2 08/09/13 (DB, FB, GK, KPD, MH, MW, RH & RS)
164 Starling 450 11/06/15 (ME)
165 Stock Dove 60 18/02/13 (RH)
166 Stonechat 11 28/10/17 (ME & SM)
167 Swallow 300 13/09/18 (ME)
168 Swift 500 19/07/19 (ME)
169 Tawny Owl 2 13/12/12 (RH)
170 Teal 200 09/02/16 (ME)
171 Temminck's Stint 1 18/05/13 (KPD)
172 Tree Pipit 3 08/09/13 (DB & MP)
173 Treecreeper 1 25/10/10 (PB)
174 Tufted Duck 147 17/01/19 (ME)
175 Turnstone 3 01/08/13 (RH)
176 Turtle Dove 1 20/04/08 (DS)
177 Water Pipit 3 04/03/14 (DB & RH)
178 Water Rail 5 16/02/13 (RS)
179 Waxwing 150 27/12/10 (RH)
180 Wheatear 8 01/04/18 (ME & SM)
181 Whimbrel 6 29/04/15 (KPD)
182 Whinchat 5 23/08/05 (KPD)
183 White-fronted Goose 28 22/02/79 (PLB)
184 Whitethroat 10 30/04/10 (JH)
185 Whooper Swan 2 08/11/16 (OS)
186 Wigeon 148 18/03/16 (ME)
187 Willow Warbler 8 23/04/16 (ME)
188 Wood Pigeon c3500 13/11/11 (JH)
189 Wood Sandpiper 2 03/05/16 (JH)
190 Wood Warbler 1 27/04/13 (SF)
191 Woodcock 1 17/01/11 (RH)
192 Wren 19 06/04/18 (RS)
193 Wryneck 1 15/04/15 (RS)
194 Yellow Wagtail 20 24/04/16 (RS)
195 Yellow-browed Warbler 1 21/10/16 (RH & RS)
196 Yellow-legged Gull 7 28/12/09 (JMC)
197 Yellowhammer 5 06/12/10 (RH)


Escapes, Hybrids, Re-introductions & Solely Cat E Species


Species Record Count Date & Observers
1 Bar-headed Goose 2 23/06/14 (RH)
2 Barnacle Goose 4 02/05/09 (KPD)
3 Black Swan 1 25/06/10 (KPD)
4 Budgerigar 1 25/03/18 (LW)
5 Canada x Barnacle Goose 8 18/04/15 (DB & ME)
6 Canada x Greylag Goose 6 27/08/15 (ME)
7 Domesticated Duck 5 Unknown (KPD)
8 Domesticated Duck x Mallard 6 16/07/15 (ME)
9 Greylag x Bar-headed Goose 1 26/09/16 (KPD)
10 Lesser White-fronted Goose 1 08/01/07 (RH)
11 Ruddy Shelduck 1 20/04/09 (RH)
12 Saker Falcon 1 03/05/14 (DB)
13 Swan Goose 3 11/08/13 (RH)
14 Tufted Duck x Pochard 1 15/05/15 (KPD & ME)
15 White Stork 2 16/03/20 (CV)
16 Zebra Finch 1 12/08/19 (AG)