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 2018.

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Updated December 24th 2018


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 14 15/06/17 (RD)
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 30 22/10/16 (DB)
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 1 22/03/16 (AL)
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 8 26/11/15 (ME)
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 40 17/08/14 (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 25 16/04/15 (ME)
63 Great White Egret 1 21/06/14 (KPD & ME)
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 106 03/11/18 (ME)
72 Hawfinch 6 15/10/17 (SF)
73 Hen Harrier 1 28/03/09 (RH)
74 Herring Gull 150 09/12/16 (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 Lapwing 1000 07/02/17 (ME)
86 Lesser Black-backed Gull 477 16/11/15 (CL)
87 Lesser Redpoll 40 21/01/11 (KPD)
88 Lesser Spotted Woodpecker 1 24/01/10 (RH)
89 Lesser Whitethroat 3 26/04/13 (SF)
90 Linnet 200 07/10/17 (ME)
91 Little Egret 11 03/08/13 (AL)
92 Little Grebe 23 11/08/10 (KPD)
93 Little Gull 3 07/04/13 (DB, MP & RH)
94 Little Owl 1 13/04/09 (RS)
95 Little Ringed Plover 16 06/07/13 (KPD)
96 Little Stint 3 15/08/10 (KPD & RH)
97 Little Tern 2 30/04/17 (SF)
98 Long-tailed Tit 23 23/10/15 (ME)
99 Magpie 48 23/04/16 (ME)
100 Mallard 187 17/08/15 (KPD)
101 Mandarin Duck 2 21/05/14 (DB, KPD & RH)
102 Marsh Harrier 1 06/04/15 (Len)
103 Meadow Pipit 100 30/09/16 (GK & RH)
104 Mealy Redpoll 2 18/12/09 (RH)
105 Mediterranean Gull 21 18/04/16 (CL)
106 Merlin 1 11/09/12 (DB & RH)
107 Mistle Thrush 8 08/07/17 (DB & ME)
108 Moorhen 60 09/09/14 (ME)
109 Mute Swan 36 20/06/17 (LW)
110 Nightingale 5 11/06/14 (RH)
111 Nightjar 1 30/08/16 (DB & RH)
112 Nuthatch 3 03/06/18 (JH)
113 Osprey 1 15/05/12 (KPD & SF)
114 Oystercatcher 7 31/05/15 (KPD)
115 Pectoral Sandpiper 1 26/09/10 (RH & RS)
116 Peregrine Falcon 3 28/07/13 (RH)
117 Pheasant 5 19/11/08 (RH)
118 Pied Flycatcher 1 06/04/11 (KM)
119 Pied Wagtail 80 10/10/10 (RH)
120 Pintail 4 23/03/13 (DB, KPD, MP & RH)
121 Pochard 35 14/02/13 (RH)
122 Raven 4 24/04/16 (RS)
123 Red Kite 15 11/03/17 (DB & ME)
124 Red-crested Pochard 2 23/04/15 (MJL)
125 Red-legged Partridge 1 14/09/09 (RH)
126 Red-rumped Swallow 1 01/05/14 (RH)
127 Redshank 7 21/06/08 (RH)
128 Redstart 3 04/08/28 (SLO)
129 Redwing 200 31/10/17 (JH)
130 Reed Bunting 15 15/02/17 (JG)
131 Reed Warbler 9 31/08/16 (RD)
132 Ring Ouzel 1 2002 (DS)
133 Ringed Plover 17 26/04/15 (ME & RH)
134 Robin 20 04/02/17 (Eddie)
135 Rook 10 11/01/14 (DB)
136 Rose-ringed Parakeet 1 03/09/09 (RH)
137 Roseate Tern 1 20/05/13 (RS)
138 Ruddy Duck 1 17/01/15 (MW)
139 Ruff 10 28/08/14 (DB)
140 Sand Martin 600 08/09/18 (ME)
141 Sanderling 4 06/05/15 (KPD)
142 Sandwich Tern 6 31/07/17 (KPD)
143 Scaup 1 22/10/13 (RH)
144 Sedge Warbler 11 29/04/16 (RD)
145 Shelduck 6 21/09/13 (RS)
146 Short-eared Owl 1 15/09/12 (DB & RH)
147 Shoveler 66 02/01/17 (ME)
148 Siskin 70 10/03/18 (DB, ME & SM)
149 Sky Lark 100 31/12/04 (JMC)
150 Slavonian Grebe 4 09/04/13 (DB, MP & RH)
151 Snipe 66 07/03/15 (ME)
152 Snow Bunting 1 01/12/13 (KPD)
153 Song Thrush 10 26/04/14 (RS)
154 Sparrowhawk 4 02/09/11 (DB)
155 Spoonbill 5 29/09/16 (SI)
156 Spotted Flycatcher 2 01/09/15 (RH)
157 Spotted Redshank 2 08/09/13 (DB, FB, GK, KPD, MH, MW, RH & RS)
158 Starling 450 11/06/15 (ME)
159 Stock Dove 60 18/02/13 (RH)
160 Stonechat 11 28/10/17 (ME & SM)
161 Swallow 300 13/09/18 (ME)
162 Swift 300 25/05/09 (JMC)
163 Tawny Owl 2 13/12/12 (RH)
164 Teal 200 09/02/16 (ME)
165 Temminck's Stint 1 18/05/13 (KPD)
166 Tree Pipit 3 08/09/13 (DB & MP)
167 Treecreeper 1 25/10/10 (PB)
168 Tufted Duck 82 22/06/14 (KPD)
169 Turnstone 3 01/08/13 (RH)
170 Turtle Dove 1 20/04/08 (DS)
171 Water Pipit 3 04/03/14 (DB & RH)
172 Water Rail 5 16/02/13 (RS)
173 Waxwing 150 27/12/10 (RH)
174 Wheatear 8 01/04/18 (ME, RH, RS & SM)
175 Whimbrel 6 29/04/15 (KPD)
176 Whinchat 5 23/08/05 (KPD)
177 Whitethroat 10 30/04/10 (JH)
178 Whooper Swan 2 08/11/16 (OS)
179 Wigeon 148 18/03/16 (ME)
180 Willow Warbler 8 23/04/16 (ME)
181 Wood Pigeon c3500 13/11/11 (JH)
182 Wood Sandpiper 2 03/05/16 (JH)
183 Wood Warbler 1 27/04/13 (SF)
184 Woodcock 1 17/01/11 (RH)
185 Wren 19 06/04/18 (RS)
186 Wryneck 1 15/04/15 (RS)
187 Yellow Wagtail 20 24/04/16 (RS)
188 Yellow-browed Warbler 1 21/10/16 (RH & RS)
189 Yellow-legged Gull 7 28/12/09 (JMC)
190 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 Canada x Barnacle Goose 8 18/04/15 (DB & ME)
4 Canada x Greylag Goose 6 27/08/15 (ME)
5 Domesticated Duck 5 Unknown (KPD)
6 Domesticated Duck x Mallard 6 16/07/15 (ME)
7 Greylag x Bar-headed Goose 1 26/09/16 (KPD)
8 Lesser White-fronted Goose 1 08/01/07 (RH)
9 Ruddy Shelduck 1 20/04/09 (RH)
10 Saker Falcon 1 03/05/14 (DB)
11 Swan Goose 3 11/08/13 (RH)
12 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)