Record Counts - Birds

The following table lists all of the bird species recorded on site that are currently on the BOU's 8th 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. Record counts highlighted in green are new records from 2019.

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

Updated June 13th 2019


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









Escapes, Hybrids & Solely Cat E Species





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





Subspecies






Species Record Count Date & Observers
1 Cormorant – sinensis ? ?
2 Ringed Plover – tundrae 1 02/05/10 (KPD)
3 White Wagtail 5 16/04/13 (MP)