Here is our reserve bird list for the year (2020). We will try to routinely update the list and hopefully match last year's count of 133 species. Dates are when first seen/reported (unless 01/01-10/01 when initial list put up). 

  1. Canada goose
  2. greylag goose
  3. mute swan
  4. Egyptian goose
  5. shelduck (03/02)
  6. garganey (17/05)
  7. shoveler
  8. gadwall
  9. wigeon
  10. mallard
  11. pintail
  12. teal
  13. pochard
  14. tufted duck
  15. scaup (12/01)
  16. goldeneye
  17. smew (08/02)
  18. goosander (07/02)
  19. red-legged partridge
  20. pheasant
  21. little grebe
  22. great-crested grebe
  23. glossy ibis (05/05)
  24. bittern (05/02)
  25. cattle egret (26/04)
  26. grey heron
  27. great white egret
  28. little egret
  29. cormorant
  30. osprey (02/06, fly-over)
  31. sparrowhawk
  32. marsh harrier
  33. red kite (28/01)
  34. buzzard
  35. water rail (heard only)
  36. moorhen
  37. coot
  38. crane (24/04, fly-over)
  39. oystercatcher (06/02)
  40. avocet (06/03)
  41. lapwing
  42. golden plover
  43. little ringed plover (08/06)
  44. whimbrel (24/04)
  45. curlew (06/03)
  46. black-tailed godwit (16/01)
  47. ruff (23/02)
  48. dunlin (06/03)
  49. woodcock (06/03)
  50. Jack snipe (06/02)
  51. snipe (09/03)
  52. redshank (11/03)
  53. kittiwake (22/03)
  54. black-headed gull
  55. little gull (25/03)
  56. Mediterranean gull (14/03)
  57. common gull
  58. great black-backed gull
  59. Iceland gull (15/02)
  60. herring gull
  61. Caspian gull (06/02)
  62. lesser black-backed gull
  63. common tern (06/04)
  64. black tern (23/04)
  65. stock dove (13/03)
  66. woodpigeon
  67. turtle dove (17/05)
  68. cuckoo (01/05)
  69. barn owl
  70. tawny owl (19/03)
  71. swift (01/05)
  72. kingfisher (06/03)
  73. great-spotted woodpecker
  74. green woodpecker
  75. kestrel
  76. red-footed falcon (09/06)
  77. hobby (10/05)
  78. peregrine (11/02)
  79. red-backed shrike (25/05)
  80. jay
  81. magpie
  82. jackdaw
  83. rook
  84. carrion crow
  85. blue tit
  86. great tit
  87. skylark
  88. sand martin (12/03)
  89. swallow (06/04)
  90. Cetti's warbler
  91. long-tailed tit
  92. chiffchaff
  93. sedge warbler (08/04)
  94. reed warbler (10/05)
  95. grasshopper warbler (08/05)
  96. blackcap (25/03)
  97. garden warbler (08/04)
  98. lesser whitethroat (14/06)
  99. whitethroat (02/05)
  100. goldcrest
  101. wren
  102. treecreeper
  103. starling
  104. blackbird
  105. fieldfare
  106. redwing
  107. song thrush
  108. mistle thrush
  109. robin
  110. stonechat
  111. dunnock
  112. yellow wagtail (24/04)
  113. pied wagtail
  114. meadow pipit
  115. chaffinch
  116. bullfinch
  117. greenfinch
  118. linnet
  119. goldfinch
  120. yellowhammer
  121. reed bunting
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