Alastair Gray: Weir Wood Reservoir Year List 2020 BOU, All records Record(s) 1 to 117 of 117 total. Seq. Species Scientific Name Date Location Comments 1 Pheasant Phasianus colchicus 2 Canada Goose Branta canadensis 490 on 26/09/20. 3 Greylag Goose Anser anser 460 on 26/09/20. 4 Mute Swan Cygnus olor 5 immatures on 22/02/20. 5 Egyptian Goose Alopochen aegyptiaca 5 on 22/02/20 6 Mandarin Duck Aix galericulata 15 on 01/01/20. 7 Shoveler Spatula clypeata 4 on 20/09/20. 8 Gadwall Mareca strepera 5 on 01/01/20. 9 Mallard Anas platyrhynchos 50 on 20/09/20 10 Teal Anas crecca 12 on 20/09/20 11 Pochard Aythya ferina 7 on 13/02/20. 12 Tufted Duck Aythya fuligula 17 on 15/03/20. 13 Common Scoter Melanitta nigra 20/03/2020 Drake 14 Swift Apus apus 03/05/2020 15 Cuckoo Cuculus canorus 03/05/2020 16 Rock Dove Columba livia 17 Stock Dove Columba oenas 18 Woodpigeon Columba palumbus 19 Collared Dove Streptopelia decaocto 17/04/2020 20 Water Rail Rallus aquaticus 21 Moorhen Gallinula chloropus 22 Coot Fulica atra 2 on 24/08/20. 23 Little Grebe Tachybaptus ruficollis 3 on 12/01/20 24 Great Crested Grebe Podiceps cristatus 103 on 20/09/20. 25 Lapwing Vanellus vanellus 01/06/2020 24 on 17/08/20. 26 Little Ringed Plover Charadrius dubius 23/03/2020 Dam 2 on 23/03/20. 27 Black-tailed Godwit Limosa limosa 06/07/2020 28 Dunlin Calidris alpina 11/07/2020 29 Snipe Gallinago gallinago 7 on 23/03/20. 30 Common Sandpiper Actitis hypoleucos 19/04/2020 6 on 03/05/20. 31 Green Sandpiper Tringa ochropus 17/04/2020 32 Redshank Tringa totanus 29/06/2020 North Bank 33 Greenshank Tringa nebularia 09/08/2020 34 Black-headed Gull Chroicocephalus ridibundus 35 Little Gull Hydrocoloeus minutus 23/03/2020 36 Common Gull Larus canus 37 Great Black-backed Gull Larus marinus 38 Herring Gull Larus argentatus 39 Lesser Black-backed Gull Larus fuscus 40 Common Tern Sterna hirundo 19/04/2020 41 Arctic Tern Sterna paradisaea 26/08/2020 Juvenile 42 Black Tern Chlidonias niger 23/08/2020 43 Cormorant Phalacrocorax carbo 53 on 06/03/20. 44 Shag Phalacrocorax aristotelis 25/08/2020 Juvenile 45 Grey Heron Ardea cinerea 31 on 02/02/20. 46 Little Egret Egretta garzetta 5 on 24/07/20. 47 Osprey Pandion haliaetus 28/06/2020 48 Honey-buzzard Pernis apivorus 07/06/2020 49 Sparrowhawk Accipiter nisus 50 Red Kite Milvus milvus 51 Buzzard Buteo buteo 52 Barn Owl Tyto alba 26/04/2020 53 Tawny Owl Strix aluco Heard only 54 Kingfisher Alcedo atthis 55 Great Spotted Woodpecker Dendrocopos major 56 Green Woodpecker Picus viridis 57 Kestrel Falco tinnunculus 58 Merlin Falco columbarius 06/01/2020 High Over Northern Ridge before stooping,dropping fast onto farmland then lost to view. 59 Hobby Falco subbuteo 15/05/2020 60 Peregrine Falco peregrinus 12/01/2020 Immature 61 Jay Garrulus glandarius 62 Magpie Pica pica 63 Jackdaw Coloeus monedula 64 Rook Corvus frugilegus 65 Carrion Crow Corvus corone 66 Raven Corvus corax 67 Coal Tit Periparus ater 68 Marsh Tit Poecile palustris 69 Blue Tit Cyanistes caeruleus 70 Great Tit Parus major 71 Woodlark Lullula arborea 09/08/2020 One flew low over Dam calling heading N having come from ploughed field by sailing club. 72 Sand Martin Riparia riparia 20/03/2020 60+ 73 Swallow Hirundo rustica 74 House Martin Delichon urbicum 17/04/2020 75 Long-tailed Tit Aegithalos caudatus 76 Willow Warbler Phylloscopus trochilus 77 Chiffchaff Phylloscopus collybita 14/03/2020 78 Sedge Warbler Acrocephalus schoenobaenus 10/08/2020 Reed Bed 79 Reed Warbler Acrocephalus scirpaceus 17/04/2020 80 Grasshopper Warbler Locustella naevia 10/08/2020 81 Blackcap Sylvia atricapilla 17/04/2020 82 Garden Warbler Sylvia borin 19/04/2020 83 Lesser Whitethroat Curruca curruca 19/04/2020 84 Whitethroat Curruca communis 17/04/2020 85 Goldcrest Regulus regulus 86 Wren Troglodytes troglodytes 87 Nuthatch Sitta europaea 88 Treecreeper Certhia familiaris 89 Starling Sturnus vulgaris 3,000 roosted in Reed Bed on 01/01/20. 90 Blackbird Turdus merula 91 Fieldfare Turdus pilaris 92 Redwing Turdus iliacus 93 Song Thrush Turdus philomelos 94 Mistle Thrush Turdus viscivorus 30 over Whillet’s 19/09/20. 95 Spotted Flycatcher Muscicapa striata 17/08/2020 96 Robin Erithacus rubecula 97 Nightingale Luscinia megarhynchos 23/04/2020 Whillet’s 98 Whinchat Saxicola rubetra 17/08/2020 1 on 30/08/20 in Whillets. 99 Stonechat Saxicola rubicola 100 Wheatear Oenanthe oenanthe 19/04/2020 101 House Sparrow Passer domesticus 26/05/2020 Male singing at Waterworks. 1f by Meadow pond 30/08/20. 102 Dunnock Prunella modularis 103 Yellow Wagtail Motacilla flava 31/08/2020 1 on 06/09/20 flying south. 104 Grey Wagtail Motacilla cinerea 105 Pied Wagtail Motacilla alba 106 Meadow Pipit Anthus pratensis 74 around Meadow Pond,Whillet’s 12/09/20. 107 Tree Pipit Anthus trivialis 06/09/2020 One south 108 Chaffinch Fringilla coelebs 109 Bullfinch Pyrrhula pyrrhula 110 Greenfinch Chloris chloris 12 on 02/08/20. 111 Linnet Linaria cannabina 112 Lesser Redpoll Acanthis cabaret 113 Common Crossbill Loxia curvirostra 06/07/2020 6 NE over Dam 11/07/20,6 E over Whillet’s 16/08/20.8 NE over Sailing Car Pk 23/08/20,8 E over Whillet’s 19/09/20.12 at Whillet’s 20/09/20. 114 Goldfinch Carduelis carduelis 115 Siskin Spinus spinus 116 Yellowhammer Emberiza citrinella 117 Reed Bunting Emberiza schoeniclus 87 roosted in Reed Bed on 01/01/20.