David Hunton: Swillington Ings Year List 2020 BOU, All records Record(s) 1 to 144 of 144 total. Seq. Species Scientific Name Date Location Comments 1 Red-legged Partridge Alectoris rufa 13/01/2020 Coach road field 2 Grey Partridge Perdix perdix 10/01/2020 8 in fleet lane field 3 Pheasant Phasianus colchicus 01/01/2020 4 Canada Goose Branta canadensis 01/01/2020 5 Barnacle Goose Branta leucopsis 01/01/2020 Ringed bird on hillside 6 Greylag Goose Anser anser 01/01/2020 7 Pink-footed Goose Anser brachyrhynchus 01/01/2020 13 over hillside going north 8 Mute Swan Cygnus olor 01/01/2020 9 Whooper Swan Cygnus cygnus 19/01/2020 2 on main lake 10 Shelduck Tadorna tadorna 01/01/2020 11 Garganey Spatula querquedula 06/05/2020 12 Shoveler Spatula clypeata 01/01/2020 13 Gadwall Mareca strepera 01/01/2020 14 Wigeon Mareca penelope 01/01/2020 15 Mallard Anas platyrhynchos 01/01/2020 16 Pintail Anas acuta 01/01/2020 17 Teal Anas crecca 01/01/2020 18 Pochard Aythya ferina 01/01/2020 19 Tufted Duck Aythya fuligula 01/01/2020 20 Common Scoter Melanitta nigra 17/06/2020 13 males on main lake 21 Goldeneye Bucephala clangula 01/01/2020 22 Goosander Mergus merganser 01/01/2020 23 Swift Apus apus 06/05/2020 24 Cuckoo Cuculus canorus 20/05/2020 25 Stock Dove Columba oenas 01/01/2020 26 Woodpigeon Columba palumbus 01/01/2020 27 Collared Dove Streptopelia decaocto 01/01/2020 28 Water Rail Rallus aquaticus ********** ********** 29 Moorhen Gallinula chloropus 01/01/2020 30 Coot Fulica atra 01/01/2020 31 Crane Grus grus 18/09/2020 Adult on main lake shore 32 Little Grebe Tachybaptus ruficollis 01/01/2020 33 Great Crested Grebe Podiceps cristatus 01/01/2020 34 Black-necked Grebe Podiceps nigricollis 15/03/2020 2 on middle ings 35 Oystercatcher Haematopus ostralegus 19/01/2020 3 on main lake edge 36 Avocet Recurvirostra avosetta 11/03/2020 One on r&f 37 Lapwing Vanellus vanellus 01/01/2020 38 Golden Plover Pluvialis apricaria 01/01/2020 39 Ringed Plover Charadrius hiaticula 17/02/2020 1 on r&f 40 Little Ringed Plover Charadrius dubius 06/05/2020 41 Curlew Numenius arquata 01/01/2020 42 Black-tailed Godwit Limosa limosa 17/02/2020 4-5 on r&f 43 Turnstone Arenaria interpres 19/05/2020 44 Knot Calidris canutus 14/03/2020 Winter plumage bird on South ings 45 Ruff Calidris pugnax 22/08/2020 1 on cattle gate pond 46 Curlew Sandpiper Calidris ferruginea 22/08/2020 11 juveniles on cattle gate pond 47 Sanderling Calidris alba 19/05/2020 48 Dunlin Calidris alpina 17/02/2020 6 on r&f 49 Little Stint Calidris minuta 16/09/2020 2 juvs on eastern reedbed 50 Pectoral Sandpiper Calidris melanotos 19/08/2020 Adult on cattle gate pond 51 Jack Snipe Lymnocryptes minimus 23/02/2020 Caroline pond area 52 Snipe Gallinago gallinago 10/01/2020 53 Common Sandpiper Actitis hypoleucos 06/05/2020 54 Green Sandpiper Tringa ochropus 22/02/2020 One at water treatment works 55 Redshank Tringa totanus 05/03/2020 One on r&f 56 Spotted Redshank Tringa erythropus 16/08/2020 Juv on r&f 57 Greenshank Tringa nebularia 20/08/2020 R&f 58 Black-headed Gull Chroicocephalus ridibundus 01/01/2020 59 Mediterranean Gull Ichthyaetus melanocephalus 19/03/2020 Adult on lagoon island 60 Common Gull Larus canus 01/01/2020 61 Great Black-backed Gull Larus marinus 01/01/2020 62 Iceland Gull Larus glaucoides 05/03/2020 Juvenile in late afternoon gull roost on r&f 63 Herring Gull Larus argentatus 01/01/2020 64 Lesser Black-backed Gull Larus fuscus 05/03/2020 4-5 on r&f 65 Common Tern Sterna hirundo 06/05/2020 66 Cormorant Phalacrocorax carbo 01/01/2020 67 Glossy Ibis Plegadis falcinellus 18/09/2020 Adult on cattle gate pond 68 Spoonbill Platalea leucorodia 15/03/2020 One on r&f before flying back to fairburn 69 Bittern Botaurus stellaris 29/05/2020 One flew over main lake Into reedbed 70 Cattle Egret Bubulcus ibis 02/08/2020 2 on r&f 7.30am 71 Grey Heron Ardea cinerea 01/01/2020 72 Purple Heron Ardea purpurea 02/06/2020 Juvenile in flight dropped into lowther area, then seen over lowther before flying off east 73 Great White Egret Ardea alba 11/01/2020 r&f 74 Little Egret Egretta garzetta 11/01/2020 Main lake 75 Sparrowhawk Accipiter nisus 11/01/2020 2 over hillside 76 Marsh Harrier Circus aeruginosus 01/01/2020 77 Red Kite Milvus milvus 05/01/2020 78 Buzzard Buteo buteo 01/01/2020 79 Barn Owl Tyto alba 19/08/2020 One on dragline 80 Tawny Owl Strix aluco 09/01/2020 81 Little Owl Athene noctua 01/01/2020 82 Short-eared Owl Asio flammeus 01/01/2020 83 Kingfisher Alcedo atthis 13/01/2020 Coach road pond 84 Great Spotted Woodpecker Dendrocopos major 01/01/2020 85 Green Woodpecker Picus viridis 23/01/2020 86 Kestrel Falco tinnunculus 01/01/2020 87 Hobby Falco subbuteo 06/08/2020 One through wrdt 88 Peregrine Falco peregrinus 05/01/2020 89 Ring-necked Parakeet Psittacula krameri 13/01/2020 Coach road 90 Jay Garrulus glandarius 01/01/2020 91 Magpie Pica pica 01/01/2020 92 Jackdaw Coloeus monedula 01/01/2020 93 Rook Corvus frugilegus 01/01/2020 94 Carrion Crow Corvus corone 01/01/2020 95 Coal Tit Periparus ater 09/01/2020 96 Willow Tit Poecile montanus 01/01/2020 97 Blue Tit Cyanistes caeruleus 01/01/2020 98 Great Tit Parus major 01/01/2020 99 Bearded Tit Panurus biarmicus 11/03/2020 One on eastern reedbed 100 Skylark Alauda arvensis 14/01/2020 Skelton 101 Sand Martin Riparia riparia 14/03/2020 One north over Caroline bridge 102 Swallow Hirundo rustica 06/05/2020 103 House Martin Delichon urbicum 06/05/2020 104 Cetti's Warbler Cettia cetti 05/03/2020 One in willows at Caroline pond 105 Long-tailed Tit Aegithalos caudatus 01/01/2020 106 Willow Warbler Phylloscopus trochilus 06/05/2020 107 Chiffchaff Phylloscopus collybita 10/01/2020 108 Sedge Warbler Acrocephalus schoenobaenus 06/05/2020 109 Reed Warbler Acrocephalus scirpaceus 06/05/2020 110 Blackcap Sylvia atricapilla 06/05/2020 111 Garden Warbler Sylvia borin 06/05/2020 112 Lesser Whitethroat Curruca curruca 19/05/2020 113 Whitethroat Curruca communis 06/05/2020 114 Goldcrest Regulus regulus 01/01/2020 115 Wren Troglodytes troglodytes 01/01/2020 116 Nuthatch Sitta europaea 09/01/2020 117 Treecreeper Certhia familiaris 15/01/2020 118 Starling Sturnus vulgaris 01/01/2020 119 Blackbird Turdus merula 01/01/2020 120 Fieldfare Turdus pilaris 24/01/2020 121 Redwing Turdus iliacus 05/01/2020 122 Song Thrush Turdus philomelos 01/01/2020 123 Mistle Thrush Turdus viscivorus 23/01/2020 124 Robin Erithacus rubecula 01/01/2020 125 Whinchat Saxicola rubetra 13/05/2020 2 in trailer gate field 126 Stonechat Saxicola rubicola 01/01/2020 127 Wheatear Oenanthe oenanthe 31/05/2020 128 House Sparrow Passer domesticus 01/01/2020 129 Dunnock Prunella modularis 01/01/2020 130 Yellow Wagtail Motacilla flava 06/05/2020 131 Grey Wagtail Motacilla cinerea 09/01/2020 132 Pied Wagtail Motacilla alba 01/01/2020 133 Meadow Pipit Anthus pratensis 09/01/2020 134 Water Pipit Anthus spinoletta 01/01/2020 One on filter beds 135 Rock Pipit Anthus petrosus 05/03/2020 Confiding bird at prison gates on Bowers path 136 Chaffinch Fringilla coelebs 01/01/2020 137 Bullfinch Pyrrhula pyrrhula 01/01/2020 138 Greenfinch Chloris chloris 01/01/2020 139 Linnet Linaria cannabina 01/01/2020 140 Lesser Redpoll Acanthis cabaret 11/01/2020 Near warren 141 Goldfinch Carduelis carduelis 01/01/2020 142 Siskin Spinus spinus 01/01/2020 143 Yellowhammer Emberiza citrinella 01/01/2020 144 Reed Bunting Emberiza schoeniclus 01/01/2020