Alastair Gray: Weir Wood Reservoir Year List for 2019 BOU Record(s) 1 to 101 of 101 total. Seq. Species Scientific Name Date Location Comments 1 Canada Goose Branta canadensis 78 on 20/01/19 2 Greylag Goose Anser anser 249 on 02/01/19 3 Mute Swan Cygnus olor 3 on 31/01/19 4 Egyptian Goose Alopochen aegyptiaca 6 on 20/01/19 5 Mandarin Duck Aix galericulata 4 on 20/01/19 6 Gadwall Mareca strepera 12 on 02/01/19 7 Wigeon Mareca penelope 1 on 12/01/19 8 Mallard Anas platyrhynchos 37 on 22/04/19 9 Teal Anas crecca 3 on 23/03/19 10 Pochard Aythya ferina 5 0n 02/01/19 11 Tufted Duck Aythya fuligula 9 on 25/03/19 12 Red-legged Partridge Alectoris rufa 13 Pheasant Phasianus colchicus 14 Little Grebe Tachybaptus ruficollis 15 Great Crested Grebe Podiceps cristatus 45 on 24/03/19 16 Grey Heron Ardea cinerea 17 Great White Egret Ardea alba 25/02/2019 18 Little Egret Egretta garzetta 19 Cormorant Phalacrocorax carbo 93 on 31/01/19 20 Sparrowhawk Accipiter nisus 21 Red Kite Milvus milvus 22 Buzzard Buteo buteo 23 Water Rail Rallus aquaticus 04/01/2019 Whillets Reed Bed 2 at Reed Bed 24 Moorhen Gallinula chloropus 25 Coot Fulica atra 6 on 22/04/19 26 Lapwing Vanellus vanellus 27 Whimbrel Numenius phaeopus 15/04/2019 Five flew towards dam and landed in ploughed field by sailing club. 28 Woodcock Scolopax rusticola 22/02/2019 Whillets Meadow 29 Snipe Gallinago gallinago 7 on 06/04/19 30 Common Sandpiper Actitis hypoleucos 22/04/2019 12 on 07/05/19 31 Green Sandpiper Tringa ochropus 13/04/2019 2 on 13/04/19 32 Redshank Tringa totanus 13/05/2019 North Bank One on North Shore line. 33 Greenshank Tringa nebularia 13/05/2019 North Bank Five on North Shoreline. 34 Kittiwake Rissa tridactyla 10/03/2019 Storm blown Adult flew east over reservoir late morning. 35 Black-headed Gull Chroicocephalus ridibundus 36 Little Gull Hydrocoloeus minutus 12/04/2019 Two Adults one of which was in stunning sumner plumage. 37 Mediterranean Gull Ichthyaetus melanocephalus 11/03/2019 23 flew east at 10:25 on 22/04/19. 38 Common Gull Larus canus 39 Great Black-backed Gull Larus marinus 40 Herring Gull Larus argentatus 41 Lesser Black-backed Gull Larus fuscus 17/01/2019 1 42 Common Tern Sterna hirundo 13/04/2019 7 on 22/04/19 43 Arctic Tern Sterna paradisaea 09/05/2019 44 Black Tern Chlidonias niger 11/04/2019 1 on 07/05/19,1 on 09/05/19. 45 Stock Dove Columba oenas 46 Woodpigeon Columba palumbus 47 Barn Owl Tyto alba 06/01/2019 Whillets Meadow 48 Tawny Owl Strix aluco Heard calling from Whillets meadows. 49 Swift Apus apus 06/05/2019 50 Kingfisher Alcedo atthis 51 Great Spotted Woodpecker Dendrocopos major 52 Green Woodpecker Picus viridis 53 Kestrel Falco tinnunculus 54 Hobby Falco subbuteo 06/05/2019 55 Peregrine Falco peregrinus 06/05/2019 Immature caught stock Dove at west end. 56 Jay Garrulus glandarius 57 Magpie Pica pica 58 Jackdaw Coloeus monedula 59 Rook Corvus frugilegus 60 Carrion Crow Corvus corone 61 Raven Corvus corax 62 Coal Tit Periparus ater 63 Marsh Tit Poecile palustris 64 Blue Tit Cyanistes caeruleus 65 Great Tit Parus major 66 Skylark Alauda arvensis 67 Sand Martin Riparia riparia 23/03/2019 68 Swallow Hirundo rustica 27/03/2019 69 House Martin Delichon urbicum 06/04/2019 70 Long-tailed Tit Aegithalos caudatus 71 Chiffchaff Phylloscopus collybita 17/03/2019 72 Reed Warbler Acrocephalus scirpaceus 19/04/2019 73 Blackcap Sylvia atricapilla 25/03/2019 74 Garden Warbler Sylvia borin 22/04/2019 75 Lesser Whitethroat Sylvia curruca 13/05/2019 Whillets meadow. Singing and showing well 76 Whitethroat Sylvia communis 17/04/2019 77 Goldcrest Regulus regulus 78 Wren Troglodytes troglodytes 79 Nuthatch Sitta europaea 80 Treecreeper Certhia familiaris 81 Blackbird Turdus merula 82 Fieldfare Turdus pilaris 83 Redwing Turdus iliacus 84 Song Thrush Turdus philomelos 85 Mistle Thrush Turdus viscivorus 86 Robin Erithacus rubecula 87 Stonechat Saxicola rubicola 88 Dunnock Prunella modularis 89 Yellow Wagtail Motacilla flava 19/04/2019 Horse Paddock Pair 90 Grey Wagtail Motacilla cinerea 91 Pied Wagtail Motacilla alba 92 Meadow Pipit Anthus pratensis 04/03/2019 50+ in field on North Bank. 93 Chaffinch Fringilla coelebs 94 Bullfinch Pyrrhula pyrrhula 95 Greenfinch Chloris chloris 06/01/2019 Horse Paddock 7 96 Linnet Linaria cannabina Dam End Female 97 Lesser Redpoll Acanthis cabaret 98 Goldfinch Carduelis carduelis 99 Siskin Spinus spinus 06/01/2019 Southern Waterworks 14 in Alders 100 Yellowhammer Emberiza citrinella 24/03/2019 Pair displaying in top paddock,and another male singing in first meadow on north bank. 101 Reed Bunting Emberiza schoeniclus 04/01/2019 Whillets Reed Bed 229 dropped in to roost between 14:30-16:15.