Gareth James: Sussex Year List for 2019 BOU Record(s) 1 to 203 of 203 total. Seq. Species Scientific Name Date Location Comments 1 Brent Goose Branta bernicla 02/01/2019 off Shoreham Fort, West Sussex 2 Canada Goose Branta canadensis 01/01/2019 Arundel WWT, West Sussex 3 Greylag Goose Anser anser 01/01/2019 Arundel WWT, West Sussex 4 Pink-footed Goose Anser brachyrhynchus 11/01/2019 Rodmell Brooks, East Sussex 5 White-fronted Goose Anser albifrons 14/01/2019 Pett Level, East Sussex 6 Lesser White-fronted Goose Anser erythropus 28/04/2019 Down Level, Pevensey, East Sussex Clearly the same bird that has been seen in the Cuckmere and at West Rise. Presumably an escapee! 7 Mute Swan Cygnus olor 01/01/2019 Arundel, West Sussex Also 2 Black Swan in field opposite Camber Castle 03/02/19 8 Bewick's Swan Cygnus columbianus 05/01/2019 Burpham, West Sussex 9 Whooper Swan Cygnus cygnus 14/01/2019 Scotney Gravel Pits, East Sussex 10 Egyptian Goose Alopochen aegyptiaca 05/01/2019 Petworth Park, West Sussex 11 Shelduck Tadorna tadorna 01/01/2019 Arundel WWT, West Sussex 12 Mandarin Duck Aix galericulata 01/01/2019 Swanbourne Lake, West Sussex 13 Garganey Spatula querquedula 24/03/2019 Waltham Brooks SWT, West Sussex Drake - showed well briefly but mostly remained elusive 14 Shoveler Spatula clypeata 08/01/2019 West Rise Marsh, Eastbourne, East Sussex 15 Gadwall Mareca strepera 01/01/2019 Swanbourne Lake, West Sussex 16 Wigeon Mareca penelope 01/01/2019 Lyminster, West Sussex 17 Mallard Anas platyrhynchos 01/01/2019 Arundel, West Sussex 18 Pintail Anas acuta 14/01/2019 Rye Harbour NR, East Sussex 19 Teal Anas crecca 01/01/2019 Swanbourne Lake, West Sussex 20 Pochard Aythya ferina 01/01/2019 Swanbourne Lake, West Sussex 21 Ferruginous Duck Aythya nyroca 06/01/2019 Tilgate Park, Crawley, West Sussex Drake on silt lake - yellow ring on right leg. Likely to be fro German reintroduction scheme 22 Ring-necked Duck Aythya collaris 08/01/2019 West Rise Marsh, Eastbourne, East Sussex Female and another individual this time a drake at Rye Harbour, Castle Water on 28/03/19 and again at Pett Pools on 05/05/19 23 Tufted Duck Aythya fuligula 01/01/2019 Swanbourne Lake, West Sussex 24 Velvet Scoter Melanitta fusca 02/01/2019 off Eastern Sands Holiday Park, Lancing, West Sussex 2 25 Common Scoter Melanitta nigra 02/01/2019 off Shoreham Fort, West Sussex 26 Goldeneye Bucephala clangula 18/01/2019 Rye Harbour, East Sussex 27 Goosander Mergus merganser 05/01/2019 Petworth Park, West Sussex 28 Red-breasted Merganser Mergus serrator 01/01/2019 off Goring Gap, West Sussex 29 Red-legged Partridge Alectoris rufa 19/02/2019 Westdean Woods, West Sussex 30 Grey Partridge Perdix perdix 19/02/2019 The Burgh, West Sussex 31 Pheasant Phasianus colchicus 01/01/2019 Arundel, West Sussex 32 Red-throated Diver Gavia stellata 02/01/2019 off Widewater Lagoon, West Sussex 33 Great Northern Diver Gavia immer 04/01/2019 off Climping Beach, West Sussex 34 Fulmar Fulmarus glacialis 14/01/2019 Newhaven Heights, East Sussex 35 Little Grebe Tachybaptus ruficollis 02/01/2019 Widewater Lagoon, West Sussex 36 Red-necked Grebe Podiceps grisegena 04/01/2019 off Climping Beach, West Sussex 37 Great Crested Grebe Podiceps cristatus 01/01/2019 off Goring Gap, West Sussex 38 Slavonian Grebe Podiceps auritus 04/01/2019 off Goring Gap, West Sussex 2 off concrete platform 39 Black-necked Grebe Podiceps nigricollis 18/01/2019 Rye Harbour, East Sussex 40 White Stork Ciconia ciconia 24/02/2019 Knepp Estate, West Sussex Fully winged and unringed. Presumably still from reintroduction scheme? 41 Glossy Ibis Plegadis falcinellus 01/03/2019 Cuckmere Haven, East Sussex Refound by Max and I, North of Exceat 42 Spoonbill Platalea leucorodia 01/03/2019 Cuckmere Haven, East Sussex Self found with Max, North of Exceat in fields on right before being flushed by dog and flew south towards sea 43 Bittern Botaurus stellaris 04/04/2019 Rye Harbour NR, East Sussex In flight from Castle Water viewpoint 44 Cattle Egret Bubulcus ibis 01/01/2019 Lyminster, West Sussex 1 with cattle 45 Grey Heron Ardea cinerea 01/01/2019 Offham, West Sussex 46 Great White Egret Ardea alba 18/01/2019 Pett Level, East Sussex 2 47 Little Egret Egretta garzetta 01/01/2019 Arundel, West Sussex 48 Gannet Morus bassanus 01/01/2019 off Goring Gap, West Sussex 49 Cormorant Phalacrocorax carbo 01/01/2019 Arundel, West Sussex 50 Honey-buzzard Pernis apivorus ********** ********** 51 Sparrowhawk Accipiter nisus 01/01/2019 Goring-by-Sea, West Sussex 52 Goshawk Accipiter gentilis ********** ********** 53 Marsh Harrier Circus aeruginosus 14/01/2019 Pett Level, East Sussex 54 Hen Harrier Circus cyaneus 19/02/2019 The Burgh, West Sussex Ringtail 55 Red Kite Milvus milvus 01/01/2019 Arundel Park, West Sussex 56 Buzzard Buteo buteo 01/01/2019 Arundel Park, West Sussex 57 Water Rail Rallus aquaticus 01/02/2019 Ferring Rife, West Sussex 58 Moorhen Gallinula chloropus 01/01/2019 Arundel, West Sussex 59 Coot Fulica atra 01/01/2019 Swanbourne Lake, West Sussex 60 Crane Grus grus 21/04/2019 Downs Level, Pevensey, East Sussex 61 Stone-curlew Burhinus oedicnemus ********** ********** 62 Oystercatcher Haematopus ostralegus 01/01/2019 Goring Gap, West Sussex 63 Black-winged Stilt Himantopus himantopus 21/05/2019 RSPB Pulborough Brooks, West Sussex 64 Avocet Recurvirostra avosetta 18/01/2019 off Pett Level, East Sussex 3 east 65 Lapwing Vanellus vanellus 01/01/2019 Lyminster, West Sussex 66 Golden Plover Pluvialis apricaria 14/01/2019 Rye Harbour NR, East Sussex 67 Grey Plover Pluvialis squatarola 01/01/2019 Goring Gap, West Sussex 68 Ringed Plover Charadrius hiaticula 02/01/2019 Goring Gap, West Sussex 69 Little Ringed Plover Charadrius dubius 31/03/2019 Sidlesham Ferry, West Sussex 70 Kentish Plover Charadrius alexandrinus 14/04/2019 Cuckmere Haven, East Sussex 71 Whimbrel Numenius phaeopus 12/02/2019 Church Norton, West Sussex 72 Curlew Numenius arquata 09/01/2019 off Goring Gap, West Sussex 1 west 73 Bar-tailed Godwit Limosa lapponica 12/02/2019 Pagham Harbour, West Sussex 74 Black-tailed Godwit Limosa limosa 18/01/2019 Pett Level, East Sussex 75 Turnstone Arenaria interpres 01/01/2019 Goring Gap, West Sussex 76 Knot Calidris canutus 12/02/2019 Church Norton, West Sussex 77 Ruff Calidris pugnax 18/01/2019 Pett Level, East Sussex 78 Sanderling Calidris alba 01/01/2019 Goring Gap, West Sussex 79 Dunlin Calidris alpina 01/01/2019 Goring Gap, West Sussex 80 Purple Sandpiper Calidris maritima 14/01/2019 Newhaven Harbour, East Sussex 81 Woodcock Scolopax rusticola 30/01/2019 Leggets Wood, East Sussex 82 Jack Snipe Lymnocryptes minimus ********** ********** 83 Snipe Gallinago gallinago 01/01/2019 Offham, West Sussex 84 Common Sandpiper Actitis hypoleucos 19/04/2019 River Adur, Shoreham Cement Works, West Sussex 85 Green Sandpiper Tringa ochropus 06/01/2019 Knepp Estate, West Sussex 86 Redshank Tringa totanus 02/01/2019 Widewater Lagoon, West Sussex 87 Wood Sandpiper Tringa glareola 07/05/2019 RSPB Pulborough Brooks, West Sussex 88 Spotted Redshank Tringa erythropus 12/02/2019 Pagham North Wall, West Sussex 89 Greenshank Tringa nebularia 02/03/2019 River Adur, Shoreham, West Sussex 90 Kittiwake Rissa tridactyla 02/02/2019 off Langney Point, East Sussex 3 offshore 91 Black-headed Gull Chroicocephalus ridibundus 01/01/2019 Crossbush, West Sussex 92 Little Gull Hydrocoloeus minutus 05/04/2019 off George V Avenue, Worthing, West Sussex 93 Mediterranean Gull Ichthyaetus melanocephalus 01/01/2019 Goring Gap, West Sussex 94 Common Gull Larus canus 01/01/2019 Arundel, West Sussex 95 Great Black-backed Gull Larus marinus 02/01/2019 Shoreham Harbour, West Sussex 96 Herring Gull Larus argentatus 01/01/2019 Goring-by-Sea, West Sussex 97 Caspian Gull Larus cachinnans 11/01/2019 Goring Gap, West Sussex 98 Lesser Black-backed Gull Larus fuscus 11/01/2019 Cuckmere Haven, East Sussex 99 Sandwich Tern Thalasseus sandvicensis 07/03/2019 Goring Gap, West Sussex 1 in roost field 100 Little Tern Sternula albifrons 05/05/2019 Rye Harbour NR, East Sussex 101 Common Tern Sterna hirundo 05/04/2019 off George V Avenue, Worthing, West Sussex 102 Black Tern Chlidonias niger 08/05/2019 off Hove, East Sussex 103 Great Skua Stercorarius skua 05/04/2019 off George V Avenue, Worthing, West Sussex 104 Pomarine Skua Stercorarius pomarinus 07/05/2019 off Shoreham Arm, West Sussex 105 Arctic Skua Stercorarius parasiticus 05/04/2019 off George V Avenue, Worthing, West Sussex 106 Common Guillemot Uria aalge 02/01/2019 off Shoreham Fort, West Sussex 107 Razorbill Alca torda 02/01/2019 off Shoreham Fort, West Sussex 108 Rock Dove Columba livia 01/01/2019 Swanbourne Lake, West Sussex 109 Stock Dove Columba oenas 01/01/2019 Arundel Park, West Sussex 110 Woodpigeon Columba palumbus 01/01/2019 Goring-by-Sea, West Sussex 111 Turtle Dove Streptopelia turtur 04/05/2019 Henfield, West Sussex 112 Collared Dove Streptopelia decaocto 01/01/2019 Poling, West Sussex 113 Cuckoo Cuculus canorus 22/04/2019 Waltham Brooks, West Sussex 114 Barn Owl Tyto alba 19/02/2019 The Burgh, West Sussex 115 Tawny Owl Strix aluco 13/05/2019 Pagham Harbour, West Sussex 116 Long-eared Owl Asio otus ********** ********** 117 Short-eared Owl Asio flammeus 19/02/2019 The Burgh, West Sussex 118 Swift Apus apus 30/04/2019 Chichester, West Sussex 119 Kingfisher Alcedo atthis 02/01/2019 Cuckoo Corner, West Sussex 120 Lesser Spotted Woodpecker Dryobates minor ********** ********** 121 Great Spotted Woodpecker Dendrocopos major 01/01/2019 Arundel, West Sussex 122 Green Woodpecker Picus viridis 01/01/2019 South Stoke, West Sussex 123 Kestrel Falco tinnunculus 01/01/2019 Arundel Park, West Sussex 124 Merlin Falco columbarius 21/04/2019 Downs Level, Pevensey, East Sussex 125 Hobby Falco subbuteo 25/04/2019 RSPB Pulborough Brooks, West Sussex 126 Peregrine Falco peregrinus 18/01/2019 Rye, East Sussex 127 Ring-necked Parakeet Psittacula krameri 20/02/2019 Crawley, West Sussex 128 Jay Garrulus glandarius 04/01/2019 Climping, West Sussex 129 Magpie Pica pica 01/01/2019 Arundel Mill Stream, West Sussex 130 Jackdaw Coloeus monedula 01/01/2019 Crossbush, West Sussex 131 Rook Corvus frugilegus 01/01/2019 Arundel, West Sussex 132 Carrion Crow Corvus corone 01/01/2019 Goring-by-Sea, West Sussex 133 Hooded Crow Corvus cornix 12/02/2019 Pagham Spit, West Sussex 134 Raven Corvus corax 06/01/2019 Knepp Estate, West Sussex 135 Coal Tit Periparus ater 06/01/2019 Tilgate Park, Crawley, West Sussex 136 Marsh Tit Poecile palustris 27/01/2019 Old House Warren, West Sussex 137 Blue Tit Cyanistes caeruleus 01/01/2019 Arundel, West Sussex 138 Great Tit Parus major 01/01/2019 Offham, West Sussex 139 Bearded Tit Panurus biarmicus 05/05/2019 Rye Harbour NR, East Sussex 140 Woodlark Lullula arborea 22/04/2019 Lavington Common, West Sussex 141 Skylark Alauda arvensis 09/01/2019 Goring Gap, West Sussex 142 Sand Martin Riparia riparia 28/03/2019 Rye Harbour NR, East Sussex 143 Swallow Hirundo rustica 30/03/2019 Castle Hill, Woodingdean, East Sussex 4 over North after football 144 House Martin Delichon urbicum 31/03/2019 Selsey Bill, West Sussex 145 Red-rumped Swallow Cecropis daurica 05/05/2019 Litlington, East Sussex Hawking over flood and church next to Long Man Brewery 146 Cetti's Warbler Cettia cetti 11/01/2019 Newhaven, East Sussex 147 Long-tailed Tit Aegithalos caudatus 01/01/2019 Arundel Park, West Sussex 148 Willow Warbler Phylloscopus trochilus 31/03/2019 RSPB Medmerry, West Sussex 149 Chiffchaff Phylloscopus collybita 04/01/2019 Ferring Rife, West Sussex 150 Wood Warbler Phylloscopus sibilatrix 03/05/2019 Belle Tout Wood, Beachy Head, East Sussex 151 Hume's Warbler Phylloscopus humei 11/01/2019 Newhaven, East Sussex 152 Sedge Warbler Acrocephalus schoenobaenus 21/04/2019 Downs Level, Pevensey, East Sussex 153 Reed Warbler Acrocephalus scirpaceus 21/04/2019 Downs Level, Pevensey, East Sussex 154 Grasshopper Warbler Locustella naevia ********** ********** 155 Blackcap Sylvia atricapilla 31/03/2019 Sidlesham Ferry, West Sussex 156 Garden Warbler Sylvia borin 25/04/2019 RSPB Pulborough Brooks, West Sussex 157 Lesser Whitethroat Sylvia curruca 20/04/2019 Knepp Estate, West Sussex 158 Whitethroat Sylvia communis 15/04/2019 Southwick Hill, West Sussex 159 Dartford Warbler Sylvia undata 22/04/2019 Ambersham Common, West Sussex 160 Firecrest Regulus ignicapilla 23/02/2019 Church Norton, West Sussex 161 Goldcrest Regulus regulus 01/01/2019 Offham, West Sussex 162 Wren Troglodytes troglodytes 01/01/2019 Arundel Mill Stream, West Sussex 163 Nuthatch Sitta europaea 06/01/2019 Tilgate Park, Crawley, West Sussex 164 Treecreeper Certhia familiaris 27/01/2019 Old House Warren, West Sussex 165 Starling Sturnus vulgaris 01/01/2019 Goring-by-Sea, West Sussex 166 Ring Ouzel Turdus torquatus 30/04/2019 Chichester, West Sussex 167 Blackbird Turdus merula 01/01/2019 Swanbourne Lake, West Sussex 168 Fieldfare Turdus pilaris 05/01/2019 Petworth Park, West Sussex 169 Redwing Turdus iliacus 05/01/2019 Petworth Park, West Sussex 170 Song Thrush Turdus philomelos 01/01/2019 Arundel Park, West Sussex 171 Mistle Thrush Turdus viscivorus 05/01/2019 Petworth Park, West Sussex 172 Robin Erithacus rubecula 01/01/2019 Goring-by-Sea, West Sussex 173 Nightingale Luscinia megarhynchos 20/04/2019 Knepp Estate, West Sussex 174 Black Redstart Phoenicurus ochruros 02/01/2019 Shoreham Fort, West Sussex Male 175 Redstart Phoenicurus phoenicurus 22/04/2019 Ambersham Common, West Sussex 176 Whinchat Saxicola rubetra 12/05/2019 Monarch’s Way, West Sussex 177 Stonechat Saxicola rubicola 01/01/2019 South Stoke, West Sussex 178 Wheatear Oenanthe oenanthe 18/03/2019 Lancing Beach, West Sussex Male 179 House Sparrow Passer domesticus 01/01/2019 South Stoke, West Sussex 180 Tree Sparrow Passer montanus 18/01/2019 Near Rye, East Sussex 181 Dunnock Prunella modularis 02/01/2019 Shoreham Beach, West Sussex 182 Yellow Wagtail Motacilla flava 28/04/2019 Down Level, Pevensey, East Sussex 183 Grey Wagtail Motacilla cinerea 01/01/2019 Swanbourne Lake, West Sussex 184 Pied Wagtail Motacilla alba 01/01/2019 Swanbourne Lake, West Sussex 185 Meadow Pipit Anthus pratensis 01/01/2019 Arundel Park, West Sussex 186 Tree Pipit Anthus trivialis 06/05/2019 Blackdown NT, West Sussex 187 Water Pipit Anthus spinoletta 02/02/2019 West Rise Marsh, Eastbourne, East Sussex Up to 6 188 Rock Pipit Anthus petrosus 11/01/2019 Piddinghoe, East Sussex 189 Chaffinch Fringilla coelebs 01/01/2019 Arundel Mill Stream, West Sussex 190 Brambling Fringilla montifringilla 02/02/2019 Butchershole Car Park, Friston Forest, East Sussex 2 191 Hawfinch Coccothraustes coccothraustes 18/01/2019 Penhurst, East Sussex 192 Bullfinch Pyrrhula pyrrhula 06/01/2019 Knepp Estate, West Sussex 193 Greenfinch Chloris chloris 02/01/2019 Shoreham Recreation Ground, West Sussex 194 Twite Linaria flavirostris 14/01/2019 Rye Harbour NR, East Sussex 195 Linnet Linaria cannabina 18/01/2019 Rye Harbour, East Sussex 196 Lesser Redpoll Acanthis cabaret 06/01/2019 Tilgate Park, Crawley, West Sussex 197 Common Crossbill Loxia curvirostra 06/01/2019 Tilgate Park, Crawley, West Sussex Flock of 10 198 Goldfinch Carduelis carduelis 01/01/2019 South Stoke, West Sussex 199 Siskin Spinus spinus 06/01/2019 Tilgate Park, Crawley, West Sussex 200 Corn Bunting Emberiza calandra 10/02/2019 Falmer, East Sussex 201 Yellowhammer Emberiza citrinella 20/01/2019 Kingly Vale NR, West Sussex 202 Reed Bunting Emberiza schoeniclus 02/01/2019 Ricardo's, Shoreham, West Sussex 203 Snow Bunting Plectrophenax nivalis 17/01/2019 Goring Gap, West Sussex