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 2017.

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

Updated March 30th 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 Chaffinch 30 22/10/16 (DB)
24 Chiffchaff 82 29/08/17 (RD)
25 Coal Tit 6 07/12/15 (RH)
26 Collared Dove 12 02/12/09 (RH)
27 Common Crane 1 22/03/16 (AL)
28 Common Gull 350 30/03/13 (SF)
29 Common Sandpiper 9 27/08/15 (KPD & ME)
30 Common Scoter 1 29/05/14 (AL, DB, KPD, MP, RH & RS)
31 Common Tern 135 End of June 2017 (KPD)
32 Coot 353 31/07/14 (KPD)
33 Cormorant 61 13/11/16 (DB)
34 Crag Martin 1 22/10/06 (DS)
35 Crossbill 5 28/07/13 (RH)
36 Cuckoo 2 08/05/11 (JH)
37 Curlew 2 13/08/10 (RH)
38 Curlew Sandpiper 4 02/09/14 (DB, RH & RS)
39 Dartford Warbler 1 17/10/08 (RS)
40 Dunlin c150 30/08/16 (RS)
41 Dunnock 8 26/11/15 (ME)
42 Egyptian Goose 18 19/08/15 (CL)
43 Feral Pigeon 86 10/02/14 (RH)
44 Fieldfare 300 28/10/17 (ME, RS, RH, DB & SM)
45 Firecrest 2 18/09/15 (RH)
46 Gadwall 40 17/08/14 (ME)
47 Gannet 1 20/01/13 (GK)
48 Garden Warbler 5 26/04/14 (RS)
49 Garganey 6 06/09/14 (GCS)
50 Glaucous Gull 1 13/02/17 (OS & RH)
51 Goldcrest 8 29/11/16 (RH)
52 Golden Plover 3500 Jan 05 (KPD)
53 Goldeneye 1 13/02/13 (SF)
54 Goldfinch 100 12/08/07 (GO)
55 Goosander 6 18/12/12 (RH)
56 Goshawk 3 28/01/17 (DB)
57 Grasshopper Warbler 1 25/04/10 (JH, KPD, RH & RS)
58 Great Black-backed Gull 17 23/02/10 (RH)
59 Great Crested Grebe 16 04/02/15 (RH)
60 Great Spotted Woodpecker 5 18/01/10 (RS)
61 Great Tit 25 16/04/15 (ME)
62 Great White Egret 1 21/06/14 (KPD & ME)
63 Green Sandpiper 12 26/08/15 (GK)
64 Green Woodpecker 5 31/01/09 (RS)
65 Greenfinch 32 20/01/18 (DB)
66 Greenshank 8 16/08/10 (RH)
67 Grey Heron 15 22/07/07 (KPD)
68 Grey Plover 2 04/04/17 (KPD)
69 Grey Wagtail 6 15/06/14 (KPD)
70 Greylag Goose 65 01/11/15 (RH)
71 Hawfinch 6 15/10/17 (SF)
72 Hen Harrier 1 28/03/09 (RH)
73 Herring Gull 150 09/12/16 (ME)
74 Hobby 5 30/08/14 (RS)
75 Honey Buzzard 1 26/09/08 (RS)
76 House Martin 400 21/09/17 (KPD)
77 House Sparrow 60 08/05/16 (RS)
78 Jack Snipe 4 13/12/13 (DB & RH)
79 Jackdaw 190 07/10/17 (ME)
80 Jay 9 25/10/14 (ME)
81 Kestrel 7 06/08/15 (CL)
82 Kingfisher 3 22/01/17 (ME & RH)
83 Kittiwake 1 23/03/13 (DB & SF)
84 Lapwing 1000 07/02/17 (ME)
85 Lesser Black-backed Gull 477 16/11/15 (CL)
86 Lesser Redpoll 40 21/01/11 (KPD)
87 Lesser Spotted Woodpecker 1 24/01/10 (RH)
88 Lesser Whitethroat 3 26/04/13 (SF)
89 Linnet 200 07/10/17 (ME)
90 Little Egret 11 03/08/13 (AL)
91 Little Grebe 23 11/08/10 (KPD)
92 Little Gull 3 07/04/13 (DB, MP & RH)
93 Little Owl 1 13/04/09 (RS)
94 Little Ringed Plover 16 06/07/13 (KPD)
95 Little Stint 3 15/08/10 (KPD & RH)
96 Little Tern 2 30/04/17 (SF)
97 Long-tailed Tit 23 23/10/15 (ME)
98 Magpie 48 23/04/16 (ME)
99 Mallard 187 17/08/15 (KPD)
100 Mandarin Duck 2 21/05/14 (DB, KPD & RH)
101 Marsh Harrier 1 06/04/15 (Len)
102 Meadow Pipit 100 30/09/16 (GK & RH)
103 Mealy Redpoll 2 18/12/09 (RH)
104 Mediterranean Gull 21 18/04/16 (CL)
105 Merlin 1 11/09/12 (DB & RH)
106 Mistle Thrush 8 08/07/17 (DB & ME)
107 Moorhen 60 09/09/14 (ME)
108 Mute Swan 36 20/06/17 (LW)
109 Nightingale 5 11/06/14 (RH)
110 Nightjar 1 30/08/16 (DB & RH)
111 Nuthatch 2 14/12/11 (DB)
112 Osprey 1 15/05/12 (KPD & SF)
113 Oystercatcher 7 31/05/15 (KPD)
114 Pectoral Sandpiper 1 26/09/10 (RH & RS)
115 Peregrine Falcon 3 28/07/13 (RH)
116 Pheasant 5 19/11/08 (RH)
117 Pied Flycatcher 1 06/04/11 (KM)
118 Pied Wagtail 80 10/10/10 (RH)
119 Pintail 4 23/03/13 (DB, KPD, MP & RH)
120 Pochard 35 14/02/13 (RH)
121 Raven 4 24/04/16 (RS)
122 Red Kite 15 11/03/17 (DB & ME)
123 Red-crested Pochard 2 23/04/15 (MJL)
124 Red-legged Partridge 1 14/09/09 (RH)
125 Red-rumped Swallow 1 01/05/14 (RH)
126 Redshank 7 21/06/08 (RH)
127 Redstart 1 11/09/11 (JH)
128 Redwing 200 31/10/17 (JH)
129 Reed Bunting 13 08/03/18 (ME & SM)
130 Reed Warbler 9 31/08/16 (RD)
131 Ring Ouzel 1 2002 (DS)
132 Ringed Plover 17 26/04/15 (ME & RH)
133 Robin 20 04/02/17 (Eddie)
134 Rook 10 11/01/14 (DB)
135 Rose-ringed Parakeet 1 03/09/09 (RH)
136 Roseate Tern 1 20/05/13 (RS)
137 Ruddy Duck 1 17/01/15 (MW)
138 Ruff 10 28/08/14 (DB)
139 Sand Martin 250 17/05/09 (JMC)
140 Sanderling 4 06/05/15 (KPD)
141 Sandwich Tern 6 31/07/17 (KPD)
142 Scaup 1 22/10/13 (RH)
143 Sedge Warbler 11 29/04/16 (RD)
144 Shelduck 6 21/09/13 (RS)
145 Short-eared Owl 1 15/09/12 (DB & RH)
146 Shoveler 66 02/01/17 (ME)
147 Siskin 70 10/03/18 (DB, ME & SM)
148 Sky Lark 100 31/12/04 (JMC)
149 Slavonian Grebe 4 09/04/13 (DB, MP & RH)
150 Snipe 66 07/03/15 (ME)
151 Snow Bunting 1 01/12/13 (KPD)
152 Song Thrush 10 26/04/14 (RS)
153 Sparrowhawk 4 02/09/11 (DB)
154 Spoonbill 5 29/09/16 (SI)
155 Spotted Flycatcher 2 01/09/15 (RH)
156 Spotted Redshank 2 08/09/13 (DB, FB, GK, KPD, MH, MW, RH & RS)
157 Starling 450 11/06/15 (ME)
158 Stock Dove 60 18/02/13 (RH)
159 Stonechat 11 28/10/17 (ME & SM)
160 Swallow 200 25/09/11 (RH)
161 Swift 300 25/05/09 (JMC)
162 Tawny Owl 2 13/12/12 (RH)
163 Teal 200 09/02/16 (ME)
164 Temminck's Stint 1 18/05/13 (KPD)
165 Tree Pipit 3 08/09/13 (DB & MP)
166 Treecreeper 1 25/10/10 (PB)
167 Tufted Duck 82 22/06/14 (KPD)
168 Turnstone 3 01/08/13 (RH)
169 Turtle Dove 1 20/04/08 (DS)
170 Water Pipit 3 04/03/14 (DB & RH)
171 Water Rail 5 16/02/13 (RS)
172 Waxwing 150 27/12/10 (RH)
173 Wheatear 7 23/04/09 (GO)
174 Whimbrel 6 29/04/15 (KPD)
175 Whinchat 5 23/08/05 (KPD)
176 Whitethroat 10 30/04/10 (JH)
177 Whooper Swan 2 08/11/16 (OS)
178 Wigeon 148 18/03/16 (ME)
179 Willow Warbler 8 23/04/16 (ME)
180 Wood Pigeon c3500 13/11/11 (JH)
181 Wood Sandpiper 2 03/05/16 (JH)
182 Wood Warbler 1 27/04/13 (SF)
183 Woodcock 1 17/01/11 (RH)
184 Wren 12 13/03/18 (KPD)
185 Wryneck 1 15/04/15 (RS)
186 Yellow Wagtail 20 24/04/16 (RS)
187 Yellow-browed Warbler 1 21/10/16 (RH & RS)
188 Yellow-legged Gull 7 28/12/09 (JMC)
189 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 Chinese Goose 3 11/08/13 (RH)
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 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)