Martyn Jones: Britain Year List for 2019 BOU Record(s) 1 to 143 of 143 total. Seq. Species Scientific Name Date Location Comments 1 Brent Goose Branta bernicla 12/02/2019 Frampton Marsh 2 Canada Goose Branta canadensis 10/01/2019 Findhorn Bay 3 Greylag Goose Anser anser 02/01/2019 Elton Hall Flash 4 Pink-footed Goose Anser brachyrhynchus 03/01/2019 Bonby Carrs, Lincolnshire 5 Mute Swan Cygnus olor 02/01/2019 Elton Hall Flash 6 Whooper Swan Cygnus cygnus 20/01/2019 Rufford About 350 of them in a field along the A59 7 Egyptian Goose Alopochen aegyptiaca 13/02/2019 Norfolk 8 Shelduck Tadorna tadorna 02/01/2019 9 Mandarin Duck Aix galericulata 02/04/2019 Padley Gorge, Derbyshire 3 males and 3 females. 10 Shoveler Spatula clypeata 02/01/2019 11 Gadwall Mareca strepera 12/02/2019 Frampton Marsh 12 Wigeon Mareca penelope 02/01/2019 13 Mallard Anas platyrhynchos 02/01/2019 14 Pintail Anas acuta 02/01/2019 15 Teal Anas crecca 02/01/2019 16 Red-crested Pochard Netta rufina 15/02/2019 RSPB Titchwell - Norfolk 5 birds 17 Pochard Aythya ferina 06/02/2019 St. Aidan's RSPB 18 Ring-necked Duck Aythya collaris 17/03/2019 Llyn Bran, North Wales Distant 19 Tufted Duck Aythya fuligula 20 Scaup Aythya marila 09/03/2019 Elton Reservoir 2 males 4 females 21 Eider Somateria mollissima 10/01/2019 Burghead 22 Velvet Scoter Melanitta fusca 10/01/2019 Burghead 23 Common Scoter Melanitta nigra 10/01/2019 Burghead 24 Long-tailed Duck Clangula hyemalis 10/01/2019 Burghead Male and females 25 Goldeneye Bucephala clangula 09/01/2019 Lochindorb 26 Goosander Mergus merganser 03/01/2019 Bonby Carrs, Lincolnshire Redhead on river. 27 Red-breasted Merganser Mergus serrator 10/01/2019 Burghead 28 Black Grouse Lyrurus tetrix 28/03/2019 World's End, Llangollen 17, possibly 19 males 29 Red Grouse Lagopus lagopus 09/01/2019 Lochindorb 30 Red-legged Partridge Alectoris rufa 13/02/2019 Sea Palling - Norfolk 31 Grey Partridge Perdix perdix 19/02/2019 Pilling, Lancashire 32 Pheasant Phasianus colchicus 10/01/2019 Grantown-on Spey 33 Red-throated Diver Gavia stellata 10/01/2019 Burghead 34 Little Grebe Tachybaptus ruficollis 10/01/2019 Findhorn Bay 35 Red-necked Grebe Podiceps grisegena 18/04/2019 Barton-upon-Humber 36 Great Crested Grebe Podiceps cristatus 02/01/2019 37 Black-necked Grebe Podiceps nigricollis 08/04/2019 Lunt Meadows, Sefton A pair. 38 Spoonbill Platalea leucorodia 04/04/2019 Blacktoft Sands RSPB One landed briefly, but didn't stay long. 39 Cattle Egret Bubulcus ibis 15/03/2019 Burton Mere Wetlands RSPB, Wirral 40 Grey Heron Ardea cinerea 02/01/2019 41 Great White Egret Ardea alba 23/01/2019 Parkgate, Wirral 42 Little Egret Egretta garzetta 20/01/2019 Marshside RSPB 43 Shag Phalacrocorax aristotelis 10/01/2019 Burghead 44 Cormorant Phalacrocorax carbo 02/01/2019 45 Osprey Pandion haliaetus 28/03/2019 Llyn Brenig, North Wales Blue 24 is back 46 Sparrowhawk Accipiter nisus 31/01/2019 Lunt Meadows, Sefton 47 Marsh Harrier Circus aeruginosus 23/01/2019 Parkgate, Wirral 48 Hen Harrier Circus cyaneus 23/01/2019 Parkgate, Wirral 49 Red Kite Milvus milvus 06/02/2019 St. Aidan's RSPB 50 Buzzard Buteo buteo 02/01/2019 Sandbach 51 Water Rail Rallus aquaticus 02/01/2019 52 Moorhen Gallinula chloropus 02/01/2019 53 Coot Fulica atra 02/01/2019 54 Crane Grus grus 13/02/2019 Hickling Broad / Stubb Mill Six in total 55 Oystercatcher Haematopus ostralegus 10/01/2019 Burghead 56 Avocet Recurvirostra avosetta ********** ********** 57 Lapwing Vanellus vanellus 02/01/2019 58 Golden Plover Pluvialis apricaria 28/01/2019 Bonby Carrs, Lincolnshire 59 Grey Plover Pluvialis squatarola 14/02/2019 RSPB Titchwell 60 Ringed Plover Charadrius hiaticula 15/02/2019 Salthouses - Norfolk 61 Curlew Numenius arquata 12/02/2019 Frampton Marsh 62 Bar-tailed Godwit Limosa lapponica 15/02/2019 RSPB Titchwell - Norfolk 63 Black-tailed Godwit Limosa limosa 02/01/2019 64 Turnstone Arenaria interpres 15/02/2019 Salthouses - Norfolk 65 Ruff Calidris pugnax 12/02/2019 Frampton Marsh 66 Sanderling Calidris alba 15/02/2019 Winterton Dunes - Norfolk 5 birds 67 Dunlin Calidris alpina 15/02/2019 RSPB Titchwell - Norfolk 5 birds 68 Snipe Gallinago gallinago 02/01/2019 69 Grey Phalarope Phalaropus fulicarius 17/03/2019 RSPB Conwy Distant 70 Green Sandpiper Tringa ochropus 27/02/2019 Old Moor RSPB 71 Redshank Tringa totanus 03/01/2019 Bonby Carrs, Lincolnshire On river edge. 72 Black-headed Gull Chroicocephalus ridibundus 02/01/2019 73 Great Black-backed Gull Larus marinus 02/01/2019 74 Iceland Gull Larus glaucoides 31/03/2019 Cutacre Country Park, Little Hulton 75 Herring Gull Larus argentatus 02/01/2019 76 Yellow-legged Gull Larus michahellis 10/03/2019 Old Moor RSPB 77 Lesser Black-backed Gull Larus fuscus 02/01/2019 78 Woodpigeon Columba palumbus 01/01/2019 Tyldesley, Greater Manchester 79 Collared Dove Streptopelia decaocto 01/01/2019 Tyldesley, Greater Manchester 80 Barn Owl Tyto alba 05/01/2019 Lowercroft Reservoir 81 Little Owl Athene noctua 20/01/2019 Banks 82 Long-eared Owl Asio otus 02/01/2019 Sandbach Flashes 83 Short-eared Owl Asio flammeus 03/01/2019 Bonby Carrs 84 Kingfisher Alcedo atthis 13/02/2019 Barton Broad 85 Great Spotted Woodpecker Dendrocopos major 11/01/2019 Loch Garten 86 Kestrel Falco tinnunculus 03/01/2019 Bonby Carrs, Lincolnshire 87 Merlin Falco columbarius 23/01/2019 Parkgate, Wirral 88 Peregrine Falco peregrinus 23/01/2019 Parkgate, Wirral 89 Jay Garrulus glandarius 09/03/2019 Elton Reservoir Feeders 2 birds 90 Magpie Pica pica 01/01/2019 Tyldesley, Greater Manchester 91 Jackdaw Coloeus monedula 03/01/2019 Bonby Carrs, Lincolnshire 92 Rook Corvus frugilegus 10/01/2019 Findhorn Bay 93 Carrion Crow Corvus corone 94 Hooded Crow Corvus cornix 09/01/2019 Findhorn Bay 95 Raven Corvus corax 09/01/2019 Cairngorm car park 96 Waxwing Bombycilla garrulus 04/01/2019 Hulme, Manchester At least 6 birds possibly 12 in with lots of Redwing and a couple of Mistle Thrushes 97 Coal Tit Periparus ater 02/01/2019 98 Crested Tit Lophophanes cristatus 09/01/2019 Grantown-on Spey 99 Willow Tit Poecile montanus 09/03/2019 Elton Reservoir Feeders 100 Blue Tit Cyanistes caeruleus 01/01/2019 Tyldesley, Greater Manchester 101 Great Tit Parus major 02/01/2019 102 Bearded Tit Panurus biarmicus 06/02/2019 St. Aidan's RSPB 103 Skylark Alauda arvensis 11/02/2019 Burwell Fen 104 Shore Lark Eremophila alpestris 14/02/2019 Holkham - Norfolk At least six birds. 105 Sand Martin Riparia riparia 10/04/2019 St. Aidan's RSPB 106 Swallow Hirundo rustica 10/04/2019 Reedness near Backtoft 107 Cetti's Warbler Cettia cetti 18/04/2019 Far Ings Many singing and a brief glimpse of one 108 Long-tailed Tit Aegithalos caudatus ********** ********** 109 Chiffchaff Phylloscopus collybita 06/04/2019 Leigh Spinners 110 Blyth's Reed Warbler Acrocephalus dumetorum 01/02/2019 Hope Carr Nature Reserve, Leigh 111 Blackcap Sylvia atricapilla 18/04/2019 Barton-upon-Humber Singing 112 Dartford Warbler Sylvia undata 14/02/2019 Holkham - Norfolk 113 Goldcrest Regulus regulus 13/02/2019 Hickling Broad / Stubb Mill At least 3 114 Wren Troglodytes troglodytes 27/01/2019 Hope Carr Sewage Works 115 Nuthatch Sitta europaea 26/01/2019 Alance Bridge, Bolton 116 Treecreeper Certhia familiaris 09/01/2019 Grantown-on Spey 117 Blackbird Turdus merula 01/01/2019 Tyldesley, Greater Manchester 118 Fieldfare Turdus pilaris 11/02/2019 Burwell Fen 119 Redwing Turdus iliacus 04/01/2019 Hulme, Manchester 30+ birds 120 Song Thrush Turdus philomelos 03/01/2019 Bonby Carrs, Lincolnshire Breaking snail on stone. 121 Mistle Thrush Turdus viscivorus 04/01/2019 Hulme, Manchester 122 Robin Erithacus rubecula 02/01/2019 123 Stonechat Saxicola rubicola 31/01/2019 Lunt Meadows, Sefton 124 Wheatear Oenanthe oenanthe 28/03/2019 North Wales Moors 3, 2 males and a female 125 Dipper Cinclus cinclus 20/03/2019 Yarrow Valley Park, Chorley 126 House Sparrow Passer domesticus 02/01/2019 127 Tree Sparrow Passer montanus 02/01/2019 128 Dunnock Prunella modularis 12/02/2019 Frampton Marsh 129 Grey Wagtail Motacilla cinerea 27/01/2019 Hope Carr Sewage Wirks 130 Pied Wagtail Motacilla alba 21/01/2019 Hope Carr Nature Reserve, Leigh 131 Meadow Pipit Anthus pratensis 28/03/2019 World's End, Llangollen 132 Chaffinch Fringilla coelebs 09/01/2019 Grantown-on Spey 133 Brambling Fringilla montifringilla 11/01/2019 Loch Garten 134 Bullfinch Pyrrhula pyrrhula 26/01/2019 Alance Bridge, Bolton 135 Greenfinch Chloris chloris 09/03/2019 Elton Reservoir Feeders Lots 136 Twite Linaria flavirostris 19/02/2019 Knott End-on-Sea, Lancashire At least 50+ birds. 137 Linnet Linaria cannabina 20/01/2019 Crossen's Outer Marsh, Marshside 138 Common (Mealy) Redpoll Acanthis flammea 15/02/2019 Sculthorpe Nature Reserve - Norfolk 139 Goldfinch Carduelis carduelis 09/03/2019 Elton Reservoir Feeders Lots 140 Siskin Spinus spinus 15/02/2019 Sculthorpe Nature Reserve - Norfolk 141 Yellowhammer Emberiza citrinella 03/01/2019 Bonby Carrs, Lincolnshire 142 Reed Bunting Emberiza schoeniclus 23/01/2019 Parkgate, Wirral 143 Snow Bunting Plectrophenax nivalis 11/01/2019 Cairngorm Ski Car Park