Martin Ryder: Britain Life List BOU, All records Record(s) 1 to 501 of 501 total. Seq. Species Scientific Name Date Location Comments 1 Capercaillie Tetrao urogallus 28/06/1975 Rothiemurchus Forest, Invernessshire. cock and hen. 2 Black Grouse Lyrurus tetrix 30/06/1974 Glen Affric, Invernessshire - greyhen self found. Glyndyfrdwy, Merionethshire 1977 many blackcocks and greyhens. 3 Ptarmigan Lagopus muta 24/06/1975 Cairngorm, Invernessshire. Mountain Hare. 4 Red Grouse Lagopus lagopus 15/03/1974 Longmynd, Shropshire. Glenshee, Perthshire 12.2.2015. Lecht, Cairngorms 25.2.2019. 5 Red-legged Partridge Alectoris rufa 14/03/1974 Leighton, Shropshire. 6 Grey Partridge Perdix perdix 12/03/1974 Uffington, Shropshire. 7 Quail Coturnix coturnix 23/06/1974 Amble. Nortumberland. Introduced Bobwhite Quail Tresco,Isles of Scilly 8.10.1978. Quail - Allscott, Shropshire 1977 date? singing from crop then flew, eight to ten birds involved. Cheswardine, Shropshire 11.7.2010. Venus Pool, Shropshire 15.7.2017 also Norfolk singing. 8 Pheasant Phasianus colchicus 12/03/1974 Haughmond Hill, Shropshire. colchicus, torquatus, melanistic, blue and green variants. 9 Golden Pheasant Chrysolophus pictus 12/02/1977 Watton, Norfolk male. Reeves's Pheasant - male Stokesay Court, Shropshire 26.5.2013 Golden pheasant - male also seen around Great Pool, Tresco, Isles of Scilly 1980s and another male Church Stretton, Shropshire 21.5.2014. 10 Lady Amherst's Pheasant Chrysolophus amherstiae 27/02/1977 Little Brickhill Woods, Buckinghamshire. Male seen at close range very early morning. 11 Brent Goose Branta bernicla 15/12/1975 Mersea Island, Essex. Dark-bellied large flock. Hayling Island, Hampshire large flock 7.2.1976. Also north Norfolk and East Sussex. Leighton Flats, Shropshire single 22.1.2013. Leighton Flats, Shropshire single 9.12.2020. Pale-bellied Brent small flock - Holy Island, Northumberland 30.11.1978. Black Brant single - Trimley Marshes, Essex 13.2.1977. Grey-bellied Brant single - Crossens Outer Marsh, Marshside, Southport, Lancashire 1.4.2019. 12 Red-breasted Goose Branta ruficollis 07/02/1976 Hayling Island, Hampshire single adult. Martin Mere, Lancashire 27.12.2003 single adult. 13 Canada Goose Branta canadensis 15/02/1974 Ellesmere, Shropshire. Atlantic Canada Goose Crossens Outer Marsh, Marshside, Southport, Lancashire single 1.4.2019. 14 Barnacle Goose Branta leucopsis 30/11/1975 Caerlaverock, Dumfriesshire large flock. Black Isle, Invernessshire three 24.2.2019. 15 Cackling Goose Branta hutchinsii 20/10/2005 Caerlaverock, Dumfriesshire single with Barnacle flock. Richardson's. Ridgeway's Cackling Goose returning individual Loch Cults, Castle Kennedy, Galloway 11.2.2015 with Pinkfeet, Canada Geese and Greylags. 16 Snow Goose Anser caerulescens 30/12/1978 Near Perth, Perthshire. Southport, Lancashire single 28.11.1989. Holkham, Norfolk single date? Lesser Snow Goose blue variant two near Perth, Perthshire 30.12.1978. Ross's Goose Holkham, Norfolk single 17.10.2002. 17 Greylag Goose Anser anser 30/11/1975 Caerlaverock, Dumfriesshire flock. 18 Taiga Bean Goose Anser fabalis 15/12/1975 Buckenham, Norfolk large flock. 19 Pink-footed Goose Anser brachyrhynchus 30/11/1975 Martin Mere, Lancashire large flock. Also north Norfolk. Loch Cults, Castle Kennedy, Galloway 11.2.2015. Leighton Flats, Shropshire single 6.2.2012. Venus Pool, Shropshire single 26.11.2016. Black Isle, Invernessshire over one hundred 24.2.2019. Polemere, Shropshire two 14.12.2020 and three 4.1.2021 self found. 20 Tundra Bean Goose Anser serrirostris 18/12/2004 Whitemoor Haye, Staffordshire small flock. Priorslee Flash, Shropshire single 3.12.2011. Venus Pool, Shropshire single 2.10.2013. Cranmere Bog, Shropshire six 22.1.2017. 21 White-fronted Goose Anser albifrons 15/02/1975 Slimbridge, Gloucestershire. Russian. Large flock. Leighton Flats, Shropshire traditional stopover large flock seen several times late 1970s. Venus Pool. Shropshire two adults 2.2.2013 self found. Polemere, Shropshire two 2.1.2021 self found. Greenland White-fronted Goose Castle Douglas, Kirkcudbrightshire 30.11.1975 flock. Polemere, Shropshire single 4.2.2015. Atcham and Venus Pool, Shropshire single adult 21.2.2019 and 25.3.2019. 22 Lesser White-fronted Goose Anser erythropus 27/02/1977 Slimbridge, Gloucestershire. Adult. 23 Mute Swan Cygnus olor 14/02/1974 Sundorne Pool, Shrewsbury, Shropshire. Black Swan Cley, Norfolk 22.5.2005 dutch Cat.C import? self found. 24 Bewick's Swan Cygnus columbianus 15/02/1975 Slimbridge, Gloucestershire. Chew Valley Lake, Somerset 10.1.1988. Venus Pool, Shropshire six adult two juveniles 26.1.2013. Venus Pool, Shropshire single adult 19.2.2019. Cound, Shropshire single adult 15.3.2021. Whistling Swan Curry Moor near Taunton, Somerset 4.12.1989. 25 Whooper Swan Cygnus cygnus 30/12/1974 Insh Marshes, Invernessshire. Fairburn Ings, West Yorkshire 28.11.1987. Venus Pool, Shropshire 26.1.2013. Betton Abbots, Shropshire two adults 10.12.2020. 26 Egyptian Goose Alopochen aegyptiaca 13/02/1977 Aldburgh. Suffolk. Cley, Norfolk date? Cranmere Bog, Shropshire 22.1.2017. Venus Pool, Shropshire pair 13.3.2018 and single 9.4.2019. Polemere, Shropshire pair 22.8.20 and 24.8.2020 and 7.9.2020 and 11.9.2020 27 Shelduck Tadorna tadorna 15/07/1974 Barmouth, Merionethshire. Ruddy Shelduck pair Whitton Sands, Faxfleet, Humber Estuary, East Yorkshire 24.9.1978. Three juveniles Cley, Norfolk 2.10.1990 dutch imports? Wood Lane near Ellesmere, Shropshire female 3.5.2021. 28 Mandarin Duck Aix galericulata 17/05/1975 Virginia Water, Surrey. Shugborough, Staffordshire 1.4.2005. Ipswich, Suffolk 21.5.2005. Venus Pool, Shropshire drake 3.6.2012. Venus Pool, Shropshire female 16.7.2019. Polemere, Shropshire several records - female 21.8.2020, eclipse drake and female 7.9.2020, three ducks and three drakes 11.9.2020, drake 31.12.2020. 29 Baikal Teal Sibirionetta formosa 24/12/2002 Dix Pit, Stanton Harcourt, Oxfordshire - drake. Nene Washes, Eldernell, Cambridgeshire drake 3.5.2019. Great views of hare that ran in front of car. 30 Garganey Spatula querquedula ********** ********** 31 Blue-winged Teal Spatula discors 01/10/1977 Tresco, Isles of Scilly.- immature female. Burton Mere Wetlands, Cheshire drake 20.4.2013.. 32 Shoveler Spatula clypeata 14/02/1974 The Dell, Shrewsbury, Shropshire. 33 Gadwall Mareca strepera 29/06/1974 Loch Leven, Kinrossshire. 34 Falcated Duck Mareca falcata 20/01/1988 Thrapston Gravel Pits, Northamptonshire - drake. Cley, Norfolk drake 14.5.1988. 35 Wigeon Mareca penelope 15/02/1974 Colemere, Shropshire. 36 American Wigeon Mareca americana 15/12/1978 Chew Valley Lake, Somerset - drake. St.Agnes, Isles of Scilly female 24.10.1985. 37 Mallard Anas platyrhynchos 14/02/1974 Sundorne Pool, Shrewsbury, Shropshire. 38 Black Duck Anas rubripes 02/10/1977 Tresco, Isles of Scilly - female. Barr Loch, Lochwinnoch, Renfrewshire drake 3.2.1990. 39 Pintail Anas acuta 30/11/1974 Blithfield Reservoir, Staffordshire. Marbled Teal - Rutland Water, Rutland 18.6.1990 and Kingsbury Water Park, Staffordshire 15.8.1990 not accepted as vagrants, 40 Teal Anas crecca 15/02/1974 Colemere, Shropshire. Cinnamon Teal Loch Thuaimistear, Siabost, Isle of Lewis 10.6.2004 not accepted as vagrant, Pine marten seen near Ullapool evening before sea crossing. 41 Green-winged Teal Anas carolinensis 30/12/1978 Loch Fleet, Sutherland - drake. Few since. 42 Red-crested Pochard Netta rufina 30/11/1974 Belvide Reservoir, Staffordshire. Few since drake and duck. 43 Canvasback Aythya valisineria 24/07/2002 Pennington Flash, Manchester, Lancashire - drake. Saw Kenfig, Glamorganshire ' Redhead ' 22.9.2002. No longer acceptable. Not proven. Possible hybrid. 44 Pochard Aythya ferina 15/02/1974 Ellesmere, Shropshire. 45 Ferruginous Duck Aythya nyroca 15/11/1978 Draycote Water, Warwickshire - immature drake. Beckford, Worcestershire 7.12.1989 - drake. 46 Ring-necked Duck Aythya collaris 05/02/1977 Chew Valley Lake, Somerset. Many - drake and duck including self found. 47 Tufted Duck Aythya fuligula 15/02/1974 Ellesmere, Shropshire. 48 Scaup Aythya marila 30/11/1974 Belvide Reservoir, Staffordshire. 49 Lesser Scaup Aythya affinis 20/02/1988 Corbet Lough, Co.Down - drake. First record for Ireland. An interesting journey, during troubles, using public transport through ' bandit country ' to see this one. Ironic that years later one should arrive at local reserve just five miles from home! Pennington Flash, Manchester, Lancashire 10.7.2004 drake. Monkmoor Pool, Shrewsbury, Shropshire 11.6.2005 - drake.. 50 Steller's Eider Polysticta stelleri 19/06/1977 Vorran Island, South Uist, Outer Hebrides - drake. 51 King Eider Somateria spectabilis 12/02/1977 Loch Ryan, Galloway - drake. Newburgh, Ythan Estuary, Aberdeenshire 30.1.1990 - drake 52 Eider Somateria mollissima 15/07/1974 Farne Islands, Northumberland. 53 Harlequin Duck Histrionicus histrionicus 12/02/2015 River Don, Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire - first-winter drake. Otter also seen. 54 Surf Scoter Melanitta perspicillata 06/02/1977 Kingsbridge Estuary, Devon - female. Holme, Norfolk 19.6.1988 - drake. 55 Velvet Scoter Melanitta fusca 21/06/1974 Aberlady Bay, East Lothian. 56 White-winged Scoter Melanitta deglandi 30/06/2016 Murcar, Aberdeenshire - adult drake. Second british record. Involved trek across golf course then stiff onshore wind blew up. Took some finding in wave troughs and amongst really large scoter flock. Unable to find drake surf scoter that was also reported. Compensation in form of pleasant ' b and b ' overlooking Stonehaven harbour. Good when it stops and you feel the warm glow of success! 57 Common Scoter Melanitta nigra 15/09/1974 Abergele Roads, Denbighshire. 58 Black Scoter Melanitta americana 30/09/2003 Llanfairfechan, Caernarvonshire - drake. Llanfairfechan, Caernarvonshire 21.12.2004 - drake. 59 Long-tailed Duck Clangula hyemalis 28/11/1974 West Kirby, Wirral, Cheshire. 60 Bufflehead Bucephala albeola 26/09/2002 Layham, Suffolk - female ninth british record. Whitemoor Hay, Staffordshire 31.5.2004 - drake thirteenth british record. 61 Goldeneye Bucephala clangula 15/02/1974 Ellesmere, Shropshire. 62 Barrow's Goldeneye Bucephala islandica 14/05/2005 Ythan Estuary, Aberdeenshire - drake. Second british record and a great ' catch-up ' bird. Really enjoyed this one. 63 Smew Mergellus albellus 31/01/1976 Tatton Park Mere, Cheshire - redhead. Adult drake and two redheads since. 64 Hooded Merganser Lophodytes cucullatus 09/10/2016 Lochwinnoch, Renfrewshire - drake. Good to finally get on the list . Previously seen drake and duck not considered vagrants . Duck at Holme, Norfolk 10.6.1990 was oiled and seemed wild to me. 65 Goosander Mergus merganser 30/11/1974 Blithfield Reservoir, Staffordshire. 66 Red-breasted Merganser Mergus serrator 25/06/1974 Culbin Forest, Morayshire. One of my most vivid memories. A small party unaware of my concealed presence in this wild place. I particularly remember the red iris in a dark green head of the drakes. Wonderful! Almost primeval. 67 Ruddy Duck Oxyura jamaicensis 15/08/1974 Bronington Mere, Flintshire. White-headed duck - Hardley flood, Norfolk 5.8.2002 - drake. Not accepted as vagrant. 68 Common Nighthawk Chordeiles minor 12/10/1981 St. Marys, Isles of Scilly. I remember the cheer emitted by the assembled expectant crowd that had gathered at dusk. Glorious! 69 Nightjar Caprimulgus europaeus 18/05/1975 New Forest, Hampshire. Had dreamt of seeing one of these at dusk. Didn't disappoint. Atmospheric. 70 White-throated Needletail Hirundapus caudacutus 07/06/1988 Hoy, Orkney. Equal first best british bird. Travelled alone. Only one other birder present. Setting Malsetter House, one of the finest on Orkney, . Found it difficult to leave! 71 Alpine Swift Tachymarptis melba 06/04/1985 Cromer, Norfolk. 72 Swift Apus apus 15/05/1974 Shrewsbury, Shropshire. 73 Pallid Swift Apus pallidus 18/10/2013 Hartlepool Headland, Durham - juvenile. 74 Little Swift Apus affinis 23/06/2012 New Brighton, Wirral, Cheshire - juvenile. 75 Little Bustard Tetrax tetrax 24/06/2019 Slimbridge, Gloucestershire - male. 76 Great Spotted Cuckoo Clamator glandarius 21/03/1990 Dawlish Warren, Devon. 77 Yellow-billed Cuckoo Coccyzus americanus 12/10/1985 St.Mary's, Isles of Scilly. Tresco, Isles of Scilly 13.10.1985. 78 Black-billed Cuckoo Coccyzus erythropthalmus 12/10/1985 St.Mary's, Isles of Scilly. 79 Cuckoo Cuculus canorus 14/05/1974 Haughmond Hill, Shropshire. Rare ' hepatic ' rufous variant female Chelmarsh reservoir scrape 4.6.2012 self found. 80 Pallas's Sandgrouse Syrrhaptes paradoxus 22/05/1990 Loch of Spiggie, Mainland, Shetland. 81 Rock Dove Columba livia 26/06/1975 Handa Island, Sutherland. 82 Stock Dove Columba oenas 12/03/1974 Uffington, Shropshire. 83 Woodpigeon Columba palumbus 12/03/1974 Uffington, Shropshire. 84 Turtle Dove Streptopelia turtur 14/07/1974 Llanymynech, Shropshire. 85 Oriental Turtle Dove Streptopelia orientalis 02/05/2016 Otford, Kent - juvenile. Western Rufous Turtle Dove S.o.meena. 86 Collared Dove Streptopelia decaocto 12/03/1974 Uffington, Shropshire. 87 Mourning Dove Zenaida macroura 02/11/2013 Kinloch, Isle of Rum, Inner Hebrides. 88 Water Rail Rallus aquaticus 22/09/1974 Cley, Norfolk. 89 Corncrake Crex crex 26/06/1975 Sheigra, Sutherland. 90 Sora Porzana carolina 13/12/2004 Attenborough, Nottinghamshire. 91 Spotted Crake Porzana porzana 30/09/1977 Tresco, Isles of Scilly. Porthellick, St.Mary's, Isles of Scilly date? Encounter with Bill Oddie along footpath. 92 Western Swamphen Porphyrio porphyrio 01/08/2016 Minsmere, Suffolk. 93 Moorhen Gallinula chloropus 14/02/1974 Sundorne Pool, Shrewsbury, Shropshire.. 94 Coot Fulica atra 14/02/1974 Sundorne Pool, Shrewsbury, Shropshire. 95 American Coot Fulica americana 11/12/2003 Loch of Clickimin, Lerwick, Mainland, Shetland. 96 Baillon's Crake Zapornia pusilla 18/05/1989 Mowbray Park, Sunderland, County Durham. 97 Little Crake Zapornia parva 03/11/2004 Marazion Marsh, Cornwall - juvenile. 98 Crane Grus grus 01/05/1988 Waxham, Norfolk. Juvenile West Learmouth, Northumberland 25.2.2019. Sixteen Crane in flight and calling Nene Washes, Eldernell, Cambridgeshire 3.5.2019. 99 Little Grebe Tachybaptus ruficollis 08/04/1974 Sundorne pool, Shrewsbury, Shropshire. 100 Pied-billed Grebe Podilymbus podiceps 02/05/1977 Gouthwaite Reservoir near Harrogate, North Yorkshire - adult. Chelmarsh Reservoir, Shropshire 27.11.2020. 101 Red-necked Grebe Podiceps grisegena 01/05/1977 Wintersett Reservoir, West Yorkshire. Horton, Surrey 20.3.1990 - adult summer. Venus Pool 12.11.2019. 102 Great Crested Grebe Podiceps cristatus 14/02/1974 The Dell, Shrewsbury, Shropshire. 103 Slavonian Grebe Podiceps auritus 25/06/1975 Loch Ruthven, Invernessshire. 104 Black-necked Grebe Podiceps nigricollis 01/07/1975 Loch Kilconquhar, Fifeshire. 105 Stone-curlew Burhinus oedicnemus 10/06/1974 Weeting Heath, Norfolk. 106 Oystercatcher Haematopus ostralegus 15/07/1974 Barmouth, Merionethhire. 107 Black-winged Stilt Himantopus himantopus 08/06/1988 Willen Lake, Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire - first summer pair.. Tresco, Isles of Scilly 8.4.1990 - adult. 108 Avocet Recurvirostra avosetta 11/06/1974 Minsmere, Suffolk. 109 Lapwing Vanellus vanellus 12/03/1974 Uffington, Shropshire. 110 Sociable Plover Vanellus gregarius 04/09/1977 Welney, Norfolk. 111 White-tailed Plover Vanellus leucurus 17/06/2007 Leighton Moss, Lancashire - adult. 112 Golden Plover Pluvialis apricaria 12/04/1974 Longmynd, Shropshire. 113 Pacific Golden Plover Pluvialis fulva 26/07/1989 Thornham Creek, Norfolk. 114 American Golden Plover Pluvialis dominica 25/10/1978 St.Agnes, Isles of Scilly. 115 Grey Plover Pluvialis squatarola 22/09/1974 Terrington Marsh, Norfolk. 116 Ringed Plover Charadrius hiaticula 30/03/1974 Worms Head, Glamorganshire. 117 Semipalmated Plover Charadrius semipalmatus 13/10/1978 St.Agnes, Isles of Scilly. 118 Little Ringed Plover Charadrius dubius 20/05/1974 Sandbach, Cheshire. 119 Kentish Plover Charadrius alexandrinus 19/09/1974 Hilbre Island, Wirral, Cheshire self found. Cley, Norfolk pair. 120 Lesser Sand Plover Charadrius mongolus 24/07/2003 Keyhaven Marshes, Hampshire - male. C.m.mongolus. 121 Greater Sand Plover Charadrius leschenaultii 15/12/1978 Sidlesham Ferry, West Sussex. South Walney, Lancashire 24.7.1988. 122 Dotterel Charadrius morinellus 24/06/1975 Cairngorm, Invernessshire. Pendle Hill, Clitheroe, Lancashire 30.4.1990. Longmynd, Shropshire 17.4.2014 and 2.5.2019. 123 Upland Sandpiper Bartramia longicauda 12/10/1990 St.Mary's, Isles of Scilly. 124 Eurasian Whimbrel Numenius phaeopus 28/06/1974 Near Clydebank, Renfrewshire. 125 Hudsonian Whimbrel Numenius hudsonicus 19/06/2007 Biggar, Walney Island, Lancshire. 126 Little Whimbrel Numenius minutus 25/08/1985 Cley, Norfolk. 127 Curlew Numenius arquata 08/04/1974 The Dell, Shrewsbury, Shropshire. 128 Bar-tailed Godwit Limosa lapponica 30/03/1974 Worms Head, Glamorganshire. 129 Black-tailed Godwit Limosa limosa 22/07/1974 Cley, Norfolk. 130 Hudsonian Godwit Limosa haemastica 25/04/2015 Meare Heath, Somerset adult female. 131 Turnstone Arenaria interpres 15/07/1974 Caernarvon, Caernarvonshire. 132 Great Knot Calidris tenuirostris 17/08/2004 Skippool Creek, River Wyre near Poulton le Fylde, Lancashire - adult. 133 Knot Calidris canutus 22/09/1974 Snettisham, Norfolk. 134 Ruff Calidris pugnax 22/09/1974 Cley, Norfolk. 135 Broad-billed Sandpiper Calidris falcinellus 16/07/1988 Blacktoft Sands, West Yorkshire. Cley, Norfolk 5.8.2002 - two juveniles. 136 Stilt Sandpiper Calidris himantopus 04/07/1989 Sandfield Pond, Catwick near Beverley, East Yorkshire. 137 Curlew Sandpiper Calidris ferruginea 09/06/1974 Wisbech Sewage Farm, Cambridgeshire. 138 Temminck's Stint Calidris temminckii 04/09/1977 Cley, Norfolk. Titchwell, Norfolk. 139 Sanderling Calidris alba 22/09/1974 Snettisham, Norfolk. 140 Dunlin Calidris alpina 30/03/1974 Worms Head, Glamorganshire. 141 Purple Sandpiper Calidris maritima 28/11/1974 Hilbre Island, Wirral, Cheshire. 142 Baird's Sandpiper Calidris bairdii 08/10/1977 Tresco, Isles of Scilly. 143 Little Stint Calidris minuta 22/09/1974 Cley, Norfolk. 144 Least Sandpiper Calidris minutilla 14/08/1988 Upton Warren, Worcestershire. 145 White-rumped Sandpiper Calidris fuscicollis 23/10/1978 St.Mary's, Isles of Scilly - immature. 146 Buff-breasted Sandpiper Calidris subruficollis 28/09/1977 St.Mary's, Isles of Scilly. 147 Pectoral Sandpiper Calidris melanotos 15/04/1977 Bury St.Edmunds, Suffolk. Fairburn Ings, West Yorkshire 20.9.1989. Venus Pool, Shropshire. Hayle. Cornwall. 148 Semipalmated Sandpiper Calidris pusilla 09/05/1989 Saltholme Pool, Billingham, County Durham. 149 Western Sandpiper Calidris mauri 30/09/2004 Brownsea Island, Dorset - juvenile. 150 Long-billed Dowitcher Limnodromus scolopaceus 01/10/1977 St.Mary's, Isles of Scilly. 151 Short-billed Dowitcher Limnodromus griseus 06/09/2012 Lodmoor, Dorset. - juvenile. 152 Woodcock Scolopax rusticola 15/06/1974 Haughmond Hill, Shropshire. 153 Jack Snipe Lymnocryptes minimus 30/11/1974 Belvide Reservoir, Staffordshire. 154 Great Snipe Gallinago media 16/09/2013 Beacon Lane, Kilnsea, East Yorkshire - first winter, 155 Snipe Gallinago gallinago 09/04/1974 Venus Pool, Cross Houses, Shropshire. 156 Terek Sandpiper Xenus cinereus 16/07/1988 Stanpit Marsh, Dorset. North Blyth, Northumberland 14.1.1990 - adult. Cemlyn Bay, Anglesey 22.6.2005. 157 Wilson's Phalarope Phalaropus tricolor 08/06/1977 Manea, Ouse Washes, Cambridgeshire. Tresco, Isles of Scilly 5.9.1977 self found. 158 Red-necked Phalarope Phalaropus lobatus 20/06/1977 Balranald, North Uist, Outer Hebrides. Fetlar, Shetland 7.7.1989. 159 Grey Phalarope Phalaropus fulicarius 06/03/1977 Filey Brigg, Filey, North Yorkshire. South Uist, Outer Hebrides 8.9.1990. Gailey Reservoir, Staffordshire 30.10.2002. Gwithian Towans near Hayle, Cornwall 2.9.2019. 160 Common Sandpiper Actitis hypoleucos 30/06/1974 Glen Affric, Invernessshire. 161 Spotted Sandpiper Actitis macularius 08/10/1978 Tresco, Isles of Scilly juvenile. Elland Gravel Pits, West Yorkshire 5.6.1990 adult. 162 Green Sandpiper Tringa ochropus 22/09/1974 Holme, Norfolk. 163 Solitary Sandpiper Tringa solitaria 10/09/1988 St.Mary's, Isles of Scilly juvenile. 164 Lesser Yellowlegs Tringa flavipes 22/10/1988 Nene Washes, Cambridgeshire juvenile. Exminster Marshes 23,5.2003. 165 Redshank Tringa totanus 15/07/1974 Barmouth, Merionethshire. 166 Marsh Sandpiper Tringa stagnatilis 02/07/1990 Sidlesham Ferry, West Sussex 2.7.1990 adult. 167 Wood Sandpiper Tringa glareola 20/05/1977 Cley, Norfolk. 168 Spotted Redshank Tringa erythropus 22/09/1974 Terrington Marsh, Norfolk. 169 Greenshank Tringa nebularia 22/09/1974 Cley, Norfolk. 170 Greater Yellowlegs Tringa melanoleuca 17/05/2015 Titchfield Haven, Hampshire. 171 Cream-coloured Courser Cursorius cursor 01/10/2004 St.Martin's, Isles of Scilly. 172 Collared Pratincole Glareola pratincola 28/10/1978 Martin Mere, Lancashire. Wicken Fen, Cambridgeshire then Cley, Norfolk 28.5.2005 adult. 173 Oriental Pratincole Glareola maldivarum 02/10/1988 Elmley Marshes, Kent adult. 174 Black-winged Pratincole Glareola nordmanni 12/06/1988 Yeo Estuary near Clevedon, Somerset. 175 Kittiwake Rissa tridactyla 15/04/1974 Skomer Island, Pembrokeshire. 176 Ivory Gull Pagophila eburnea 30/11/1978 Bangor, County Down first winter. Stevenston beach, Ayrshire adult 11.2.2019. 177 Sabine's Gull Xema sabini 30/09/1978 New Brighton, Wirral adult. Isles of Scilly pelagics 31.7.1988 and 25.8.2002 adults. 178 Bonaparte's Gull Chroicocephalus philadelphia 11/09/1977 Billingham, County Durham first summer. Kenilworth, Warwickshire 18.3.1990 first winter. 179 Black-headed Gull Chroicocephalus ridibundus 15/02/1974 Ellesmere, Shropshire. 180 Little Gull Hydrocoloeus minutus 20/06/1975 Minsmere, Suffolk. 181 Ross's Gull Rhodostethia rosea 12/03/1988 Poldhu Cove, Mullion, The Lizard, Cornwall first winter. Worth every mile of the long drive. 182 Laughing Gull Leucophaeus atricilla 04/09/1988 Burnham on Sea, Somerset second winter. Finally! Many misses now forgotten! New Brighton, Wirral, Cheshire first winter 13.2.2015. Excellent views of an obliging bird. 183 Franklin's Gull Leucophaeus pipixcan 18/08/2002 Farmoor Reservoir, Oxfordshire adult. Chasewater Reservoir, Staffordshire adult 17.7.2010. 184 Audouin's Gull Ichthyaetus audouinii 06/05/2003 Dungeness , Kent second summer. First British record. Long overnight drive but great to be ' in ' on the first one! 185 Mediterranean Gull Ichthyaetus melanocephalus 01/05/1976 Scarborough, North Yorkshire. 186 Common Gull Larus canus 29/06/1974 Near Forres, Nairnshire. 187 Ring-billed Gull Larus delawarensis 12/04/1982 Radipole, Dorset adult. Chew Valley Lake, Somerset 10.1.1988. Hayle, Cornwall adult 16.11.1989. Chew Valley Lake 5.12.1989. St. Mary's , Isles of Scilly adult 24.10.1990. Ellesmere, Shropshire second winter 22.2.2018. 188 Great Black-backed Gull Larus marinus 15/04/1974 Skomer Island, Pembrokeshire. 189 Glaucous Gull Larus hyperboreus 22/09/1974 Weybourne, Norfolk first winter. Cley, Norfolk adult 21.11.1989. Salthouse, Norfolk first winter 7.1.1990. Priorslee Lake, Shropshire 4.2.2012 first winter. 190 Iceland Gull Larus glaucoides ********** ********** 191 Herring Gull Larus argentatus 22/03/1974 Barmouth, Merionethshire. Scandinavian Herring Gull Shrewsbury, Shropshire 5.12.2002. Priorslee Lake, Shropshire 4.2.2012. 192 American Herring Gull Larus smithsonianus 31/03/2021 Newlyn, Cornwall first winter. 193 Caspian Gull Larus cachinnans 09/11/2002 Whipsnade Zoo, Bedfordshire. Priorslee Lake, Shropshire adult 4.2.2012. Priorslee Lake, Shropshire first winter 8.11.2019. Priorslee Lake, Shropshire adult and second calendar year 12.12.2020. 194 Yellow-legged Gull Larus michahellis 15/01/1983 Rye, East Sussex adult. Radipole, Dorset adult 12.9.1989. Priorslee Lake, Shropshire adult 4.2.2012. Ellesmere, Shropshire adult 22.2.2018. 195 Lesser Black-backed Gull Larus fuscus 15/04/1974 Skomer Island, Pembrokeshire. 196 Gull-billed Tern Gelochelidon nilotica 03/09/2002 Drift Reservoir near Penzance, Cornwall. 197 Caspian Tern Hydroprogne caspia 08/05/1988 Winthorpe near Newark, Nottinghamshire. 198 Royal Tern Thalasseus maximus 11/12/2018 Traeth Lligwy near Amlwch, Anglesey third winter. 199 Lesser Crested Tern Thalasseus bengalensis 18/06/1989 Brownsman Island, Farne Islands, Northumberland adult female. 200 Sandwich Tern Thalasseus sandvicensis 21/06/1975 Aberlady Bay, East Lothian. 201 Elegant Tern Thalasseus elegans 10/06/2017 Pagham Harbour, West Sussex adult male. 202 Little Tern Sternula albifrons 21/06/1975 Aberlady Bay, East Lothian. 203 Least Tern Sternula antillarum 09/06/1990 Rye, East Sussex. 204 Bridled Tern Onychoprion anaethetus 03/07/1988 Cemlyn Bay, Anglesey. 205 Sooty Tern Onychoprion fuscatus 08/07/2005 The Skerries off Carmel Head, Anglesey. 206 Roseate Tern Sterna dougallii 17/05/1977 Dungeness, Kent. 207 Common Tern Sterna hirundo 15/07/1974 Farne Islands, Northumberland. 208 Arctic Tern Sterna paradisaea 15/07/1974 Farne Islands, Northumberland. 209 Forster's Tern Sterna forsteri 20/01/1988 Penrhos, Holyhead, Anglesey adult. 210 Whiskered Tern Chlidonias hybrida 27/09/1976 Cheddar Reservoir, Somerset adult. 211 White-winged Black Tern Chlidonias leucopterus 08/06/1977 Cley, Norfolk. Ellesmere, Shropshire 13.10.2015 juvenile. 212 Black Tern Chlidonias niger 14/09/1974 Ellesmere, Shropshire. American Black Tern Eccleston Mere, St.Helens, Lancashire 2.9.2012 5th british record. 213 Great Skua Stercorarius skua 26/06/1975 Handa Island, Sutherland. 214 Pomarine Skua Stercorarius pomarinus 24/09/1977 Flamborough Head, East Yorkshire. Many more since from Flamborough Head. Close views of pale phase adult Pomarine showing ' spoons ' flying inland at Easington, East Yorkshire 10.10.2004. 215 Arctic Skua Stercorarius parasiticus 22/09/1974 Cley, Norfolk. 216 Long-tailed Skua Stercorarius longicaudus 23/09/1977 Cley, Norfolk juvenile. Flamborough Head, East Yorkshire adult 17.9.1988. Leeds, West Yorkshire juvenile 25.9.1989. 217 Little Auk Alle alle 30/11/1978 Budle Bay, Northumberland. Cley, Norfolk. 218 Brunnich's Guillemot Uria lomvia 06/07/1989 Sumburgh Head, Mainland, Shetland. 219 Common Guillemot Uria aalge 15/04/1974 Skomer Island, Pembrokeshire. Bridled Guillemot Handa Island, Sutherland 26.6.1975. 220 Razorbill Alca torda 15/04/1974 Skomer Island, Pembrokeshire. 221 Black Guillemot Cepphus grylle 23/06/1974 Portpatrick, Galloway summer plumage. 222 Ancient Murrelet Synthliboramphus antiquus 30/05/1990 Jenny's Cove, Lundy adult. 223 Puffin Fratercula arctica 15/04/1974 Skomer Island, Pembrokeshire. 224 Red-throated Diver Gavia stellata 25/06/1975 Loch Shin, Sutherland. 225 Black-throated Diver Gavia arctica 25/06/1975 Loch Shin, Sutherland. 226 Pacific Diver Gavia pacifica 24/11/2013 Gerrans Bay off Pendower Beach, Cornwall adult. 227 Great Northern Diver Gavia immer 28/12/1974 Chew Valley Lake, Somerset. 228 White-billed Diver Gavia adamsii 14/02/1988 St.Ives, Cornwali adult. 229 Wilson's Petrel Oceanites oceanicus 31/07/1988 From MV Scillonian pelagic 28 miles south of Isles of Scilly. 230 Black-browed Albatross Thalassarche melanophris 27/10/1978 From MV Scillonian St. Mary's, Isles of Scilly to Penzance, Cornwall sea crossing sat on the sea at close range amongst many gannets and then flew. Self found and seen from back of ship by many birders. 231 Storm Petrel Hydrobates pelagicus 18/06/1977 From ferry Uig, Isle of Skye to Lochmaddy, North Uist, Outer Hebrides. Cley, Norfolk 23.9.1977. From MV Scillonian pelagic 28 miles south of Isles of Scilly 31.7.1988. From MV Scillonian pelagic south of Isles of Scilly 25.8.2002. Also other times from MV Scillonian Penzance, Cornwall to St. Mary's Isles of Scilly sea crossing. 232 Leach's Petrel Oceanodroma leucorhoa 23/09/1977 Cley, Norfolk. New Brighton, The Wirral, Cheshire many during very strong northerly some blown inland 30.9.1978. 233 Fulmar Fulmarus glacialis 15/04/1974 Skomer Island, Pembrokeshire. 234 Cory's Shearwater Calonectris borealis 01/09/1977 St.George's Channel from Fishguard to Rosslare ferry. From MV Scillonian pelagic 28 miles south of Isles of Scilly 31.7.1988. 235 Sooty Shearwater Ardenna grisea 24/09/1977 Flamborough Head, East Yorkshire. From MV Scillonian pelagic 28 miles south of Isles of Scilly 31.7.1988. 236 Great Shearwater Ardenna gravis 25/08/2002 From MV Scillonian pelagic 25 miles south of Isles of Scilly many. 237 Manx Shearwater Puffinus puffinus 15/04/1974 Skomer Island, Pembrokeshire. 238 Balearic Shearwater Puffinus mauretanicus 30/04/1977 Portland, Dorset. From MV Scillonian pelagic south of Isles of Scilly 25.8.2002. 239 Black Stork Ciconia nigra 15/04/1988 East Allington, Devon adult. 240 White Stork Ciconia ciconia 07/02/1977 Moreton, Dorset. 241 Gannet Morus bassanus 15/04/1974 Skomer Island, Pembrokeshire. 242 Brown Booby Sula leucogaster 02/09/2019 Kynance Cove, The Lizard, Cornwall first summer. 243 Cormorant Phalacrocorax carbo 15/04/1974 Skomer Island, Pembrokeshire. 244 Shag Phalacrocorax aristotelis 15/04/1974 Skomer Island, Pembrokeshire. 245 Double-crested Cormorant Phalacrocorax auritus 05/02/1989 Charlton's Pond, Billingham, County Durham. First and only British record. 246 Glossy Ibis Plegadis falcinellus 22/05/1977 Stodmarsh, Kent. Fairburn Ings, West Yorkshire 26.6.1989 adult. Bowling Green Marsh, Topsham, Devon 23.5.2003. Stokesay Castle, Shropshire 6.10.2013. Venus Pool, Shropshire 19.3.2016 self found. 247 Spoonbill Platalea leucorodia 20/05/1977 Cley, Norfolk. Stodmarsh, Kent adult 22.5.1977 self found. Cley, Norfolk 30.4.1988.Malltraeth, Anglesey juvenile 6.10.1989. Venus Pool, Shropshire 1.10.2013 and others. 248 Bittern Botaurus stellaris 13/02/1977 Minsmere, Suffolk. Pugneys Country Park, Wakefield, West Yorkshire 13.1.1990. Leighton Moss, Lancashire. Cley, Norfolk 28.5.2005. Coed -y-Dinas, Welshpool 4.2.2015. 249 American Bittern Botaurus lentiginosus 15/02/1991 Marton Mere, Lancashire adult. 250 Little Bittern Ixobrychus minutus 02/04/1988 Oreham Common, Woodmancote, West Sussex adult male. Chelmarsh Reservoir, Shropshire adult male. 251 Night-heron Nycticorax nycticorax 14/02/1976 Burghfield near Reading, Berkshire juvenile. St. Mary's, Isles of Scilly juvenile 18.10.1985. St. Mary's, Isles of Scilly adult 7.4.1990. Another adult West Yorkshire. Sheepwash Urban Park, Sandwell, Staffordshire adult 21.8.2004. American Night Heron N.n. hoactli Venus Pool, Shropshire adult 4.4.2017 then subsequently The Dingle, Shrewsbury, Shropshire. 252 Green Heron Butorides virescens 08/11/2005 Red Wharf Bay, Anglesey. Fifth British record. Very wet. Bad weather drove us indoors to local pub for a hot meal and celebration. 253 Squacco Heron Ardeola ralloides 07/04/1990 St.Mary's, Isles of Scilly adult. Blithfield Reservoir, Abbots Bromley, Staffordshire adult 31.5.2004. 254 Cattle Egret Bubulcus ibis 11/04/1993 Egleton, Rutland Water, Rutland adult. Venus Pool, Shropshire 26.10.2017. Stiffkey, Norfolk .6.2018. Ellesmere Marina, Shropshire adult 16.4.2019. Church Farm, Grimley, Worcestershire 4.4.2021. 255 Grey Heron Ardea cinerea 15/02/1974 Ellesmere, Shropshire. 256 Great Blue Heron Ardea herodias 22/04/2015 Great Pool, Bryher from Hell Bay Hotel first winter. Second British record. Only a handful of MV Scillonian birders got it that day. Last seen on St.Mary's previous day but felt taking the only boat to Tresco would be the best bet and it was refound on Bryher! Paid the local post boat to take us across as tide in and couldn't walk. 257 Purple Heron Ardea purpurea 04/04/1988 Margam Moors, Glamorganshire. Bere Ferrers, Devon adult 11.4.1990. Cley, Norfolk 28.5.2005. 258 Great White Egret Ardea alba 18/06/1988 Egleton, Rutland Water, Rutland. Tittenley pool near Adderley, Shropshire 13.10.2013. Venus Pool, Shropshire 26.9.2017. Meare Heath, Somerset 25.4.2015 also at Coed-y-Dinas, Welshpool,, Montgomeryshire. 259 Snowy Egret Egretta thula 06/09/2002 Caerlaverock, Dumfriessshire. First and only record of this species in Britain. 260 Little Egret Egretta garzetta 30/01/1988 Poole Harbour, Dorset. Greater Flamingo juvenile - Elmley Marshes, Kent 7.11.1990. 261 Dalmatian Pelican Pelecanus crispus ********** ********** 262 Osprey Pandion haliaetus ********** ********** 263 Honey-buzzard Pernis apivorus 09/06/1977 Aylmerton, North Norfolk. Portland, Dorset seen from observatory on migration date?. Morden Bog, Dorset wing -clapping display flight 1.6.2014. 264 Short-toed Eagle Circaetus gallicus ********** ********** 265 Golden Eagle Aquila chrysaetos 27/06/1975 Lairg, Sutherland juvenile. Pair Hawes Water, Westmorland from RSPB hide. Pair near Lochmaddy, North Uist, Outer Hebrides after abortive Long-toed Stint twitch 9.9.1990. Three around upper slopes of Orval 571 metres from track leading from Kinloch, Rum day following Mourning Dove twitch 3.11.2013 266 Sparrowhawk Accipiter nisus 02/07/1974 Annscroft, Shropshire. 267 Goshawk Accipiter gentilis 16/04/1976 Howden Reservoir, Derbyshire. Few since adults and juvenile self found. 268 Marsh Harrier Circus aeruginosus 20/06/1975 Minsmere, Suffolk. Seen many times Cley, Norfolk. Stiffkey, Norfolk 3.6.2018 Whixall Moss, Shropshire being mobbed by calling raven 18.4.2019. 269 Hen Harrier Circus cyaneus 16/04/1974 Skomer Island, Pembrokeshire. Earlier record The Dell near Shrewsbury, Shropshire date unknown. Inverpolly, Ross and Cromarty adult male 7.5.1985. Dunsop Bridge, Forest of Bowland, Lancashire adult male 19.6.2007. Venus Pool, Shropshire ringtail 21.2.2015. 270 Northern Harrier Circus hudsonius 24/10/2013 Welches Dam, Ouse Washes, Cambridgeshire juvenile female. Sixth british record. 271 Pallid Harrier Circus macrourus 12/08/2002 ElmleyMarshes, Kent third calendar year male. Twelvth british record. 272 Montagu's Harrier Circus pygargus 09/06/1974 Wisbech Sewage Farm, Cambridgeshire. Four others all Norfolk. 273 Red Kite Milvus milvus 02/06/1974 Near Newcastle Emlyn, Cardiganshire before reintroduction projects. 274 Black Kite Milvus migrans 08/05/1983 Dungeness, Kent Titchfield Haven, Hampshire 17.5.2015 . Pauline found I identified. Good teamwork and a great end to a successful Greater Yellowlegs twitch. 275 White-tailed Eagle Haliaeetus albicilla 13/11/1990 Hickling, Norfolk juvenile before reintroduction project. Kinloch, Isle of Rum juvenile 2.11.2013 a nice addition to successful Mourning Dove twitch. 276 Rough-legged Buzzard Buteo lagopus 02/01/1975 Minsmere, Suffolk. St.Mary's, Isles of Scilly 10.1990. 277 Buzzard Buteo buteo 08/04/1974 Near Clun, Shropshire. 278 Barn Owl Tyto alba 06/08/1974 Cressage, Shropshire. 279 Scops Owl Otus scops 09/06/2004 Loch of Strathbeg, Aberdeenshire. 280 Snowy Owl Bubo scandiacus 07/07/1989 Fetlar, Shetland female. 281 Tawny Owl Strix aluco 07/07/1974 Sundorne, Shrewsbury, Shropshire. 282 Little Owl Athene noctua 12/05/1974 Albrighton near Shrewsbury, Shropshire. Several others including pair Elmley Marshes, Kent 12.8.2002. 283 Tengmalm's Owl Aegolius funereus ********** ********** 284 Long-eared Owl Asio otus 27/12/1975 Sudbury, Suffolk. Rainham, Essex several in communal roost 7.3.1990. Elmley Marshes, Kent several in communal roost 12.8.2002. Venus Pool, Shropshire 19.8.2004 self found. 285 Short-eared Owl Asio flammeus 15/09/1973 Pair near Rothbury, Northumberland. First record Sundorne Pool, Shrewsbury, Shropshire roosting in reedbed late 1950s. Vivid memories of pair hunting during stay on Skomer Island, Pembrokeshire 16.4.1974. Filey North Cliff, East Yorkshire 28.11.1987. 286 Hoopoe Upupa epops 20/03/1977 Chickerell, Dorset. West Runton, Norfolk 15.9.1989. Porthgwarra, Cornwall 10.4.1990. Abbotsbury, Dorset 1990.. The Marsh, Much Wenlock, Shropshire 7.5.2005. 287 Roller Coracias garrulus 10/06/1989 Shapwick Heath, Somerset. 288 Kingfisher Alcedo atthis 14/02/1974 Sundorne Pool, Shrewsbury, Shropshire. 289 Belted Kingfisher Megaceryle alcyon 01/04/2005 Tixall, Staffordshire first summer male third british record. In Newport, Shropshire when call came through. Could not have been handier. Almost half way there already! Great views! 290 Blue-cheeked Bee-eater Merops persicus 09/07/1989 Cowden, East Yorkshire. Another big bonus. Travelling home from Aberdeen after twitching Brunnich's Guillemot news broke and was able to divert. Then unbelievably on to Norfolk for River Warbler. Purple patch! 291 Bee-eater Merops apiaster 13/10/1985 Tresco, Isles of Scilly. Breeding pair Bishop Middleham, County Durham 30.7.2002. Pair Hampton Bishop near Hereford 26.7.2005. Condover, Shropshire 29.4.2013. 292 Wryneck Jynx torquilla 18/09/1977 Benacre, Suffolk. St.Mary's, Isles of Scilly 15.10.1988. St.Mary's, Isles of Scilly 9.4.1990 self found. Codsall, Staffordshire 27.8.2002. 293 Lesser Spotted Woodpecker Dryobates minor 15/05/1974 Old River Bed, Shrewsbury, Shropshire self found. Fairburn Ings, West Yorkshire self found 19.9.1989. Melverley, Shropshire self found 26.12.2020. Venus Pool, Shropshire self found 10.4.2021. 294 Great Spotted Woodpecker Dendrocopos major 14/05/1974 Haughmond Hill, Shropshire 5.1974. 295 Green Woodpecker Picus viridis 12/03/1974 Sundorne, Shrewsbury, Shropshire. 296 Kestrel Falco tinnunculus 15/03/1974 Longmynd, Shropshire. 297 Red-footed Falcon Falco vespertinus 16/05/1988 Croft Pascoe, Goonhilly Downs, Cornwall female. Seal Sands, Seaton Carew, County Durham 16.5.1988 male. 298 Merlin Falco columbarius 22/05/1974 Longmynd, Shropshire. Pair Mid - Wales. Venus Pool, Shropshire. Shrawardine, Shropshire. Near Black Tor, Crowden, Derbyshire male 30.8.2020. 299 Hobby Falco subbuteo 20/05/1975 New Forest, Hampshire. Goonhilly Downs, Cornwall 16.5.1988. Whixall Moss, Shropshire. Venus Pool, Shropshire 13.5.2013. New Forest, Hampshire 13.6.2015. Exmouth, Devon 31.3.2021. 300 Peregrine Falco peregrinus 03/05/1975 Tan - y - Pistyll, Montgomeryshire 301 Ring-necked Parakeet Psittacula krameri 09/01/1988 Shepperton Lock, Middlesex many. Monk Parakeet Dungeness, Kent 6.5.2003. Ring-necked Parakeet Chelmarsh Reservoir, Shropshire 21.12.2013. 302 Brown Shrike Lanius cristatus 21/10/2018 Weybourne Camp, Norfolk juvenile. Johnny Brown's Common, South Kirkby, West Yorkshire 20.10.2020 adult. 303 Red-backed Shrike Lanius collurio 08/06/1977 Walberswick and Hinton Sand Pits, Suffolk. Portland, Dorset date? St.Mary's, Isles of Scilly 9.10.1988. St.Agnes, Isles of Scilly 17.10.1988.Flamborough, East Yorkshire 24.9.1989. Santon Downham, Norfolk 10.6.1990. 304 Daurian Shrike Lanius isabellinus 22/10/1988 Durlston Head, Dorset. 305 Lesser Grey Shrike Lanius minor 20/08/1989 Great Wakering near Southend - on - Sea, Essex male. Rudston, East Yorkshire 16.9.1989 first winter. 306 Great Grey Shrike Lanius excubitor 31/12/1974 Near Kingussie, Invernessshire self found. Memorable . On telephone wires in snowscape. Steppe Grey Shrike L.m.pallidirostris Wall Farm, Kynnersley, Shropshire 4.11.2011. Great Grey Shrike . Beeston Bump, Sheringham, Norfolk 6.4.1985. Normanton, West Yorkshire 2.8.1990. Great Woolascott near Bomere Heath 12.2004. Black Hill, Clun 10.2012. 307 Woodchat Shrike Lanius senator 08/06/1977 Minsmere, Suffolk. Prawle, Devon adult 21.3.1990. Morvah, Cornwall 10.4.1990. 308 Masked Shrike Lanius nubicus 31/10/2004 Kilrenny near Anstruther, Fifeshire juvenile. First british record. 309 Yellow-throated Vireo Vireo flavifrons 21/09/1990 Kenidjack Valley, St.Just, Cornwall. First and only record for Britain and Ireland. A drive through the night for this one arriving whilst still dark. Moved off just as getting light. Would it still be there? Yes!! Celebratory breakfast with my companion Bernard Bond from Cheltenham at a St.Just hotel followed. Did bacon ever taste so good! 310 Red-eyed Vireo Vireo olivaceus 11/10/1978 St.Mary's, Isles of Scilly. St.Mary's, Isles of Scilly 15.10.1985. St.Martin's, Isles of Scilly 12.10.1989. 311 Golden Oriole Oriolus oriolus 08/05/1977 Lakenheath, 8.5.1977. 312 Jay Garrulus glandarius 12/03/1974 Haughmond Hill, Shropshire. 313 Magpie Pica pica 12/03/1974 Haughmond Hill, Shropshire. 314 Chough Pyrrhocorax pyrrhocorax 15/04/1974 Skomer Island, Pembrokeshire. South Stack, Anglesey 2.6.2003. Kynance Cove, The Lizard, Cornwall 2.9.2019. 315 Jackdaw Coloeus monedula 12/03/1974 Haughmond Hill,Shropshire. 316 Rook Corvus frugilegus 15/01/1974 Uffington, Shropshire. 317 Carrion Crow Corvus corone 15/01/1974 Haughmond Hill, Shropshire. Pied Crow - Flamborough, East Yorkshire 26.2.2019 at second attempt. 318 Hooded Crow Corvus cornix 23/06/1974 Loch Garten, Invernessshire. Bixter and Walls, Mainland, Shetland 23.2.2019 plus others on Scottish trips. 319 Raven Corvus corax 16/04/1974 Skomer Island, Pembrokeshire. 320 Waxwing Bombycilla garrulus 24/02/1988 Broughton Astley, Leicestershire 24.2.1988. Holkham, Norfolk 10.1.1990. Easington, East Yorkshire 11.11.2004 Venus Pool, Shropshire 30.1.2013 also Monkmoor Shrewsbury and Bowbrook, Shrewsbury, Shropshire. 321 Coal Tit Periparus ater 02/04/1974 Haughmond Hill, Shropshire. 322 Crested Tit Lophophanes cristatus 24/06/1975 Loch Garten, Invernessshire. Loch Garten, Invernessshire 1.2.1990. Red Squirrel. 323 Marsh Tit Poecile palustris 05/03/1974 Ellesmere, Shropshire. 324 Willow Tit Poecile montanus 02/04/1974 Haughmond Hill, Shropshire. 325 Blue Tit Cyanistes caeruleus 15/01/1974 Sundorne, Shrewsbury, Shropshire. 326 Great Tit Parus major 15/01/1974 Sundorne, Shrewsbury, Shropshire. 327 Penduline Tit Remiz pendulinus 17/10/1988 St.Agnes, Isles of Scilly. 328 Bearded Tit Panurus biarmicus 16/04/1975 Cley, Norfolk. 329 Woodlark Lullula arborea 11/05/1975 Rendlesham Forest, Suffolk. St.Mary's, Isles of Scilly 17.10.1988. New Forest, Hampshire 28.5.1990. Venus Pool, Shropshire 27.1.2005. 330 Skylark Alauda arvensis 12/03/1974 Sundorne, Shrewsbury, Shropshire. 331 Shore Lark Eremophila alpestris 27/12/1975 Walberswick, Suffolk. American Horned Lark - Staines Reservoir, Middlesex 27.11.2017. Shore Lark - Salthouse, Norfolk 21.11.1989. Titterstone Clee, Shropshire 8.4.2017. 332 Short-toed Lark Calandrella brachydactyla ********** ********** 333 Black Lark Melanocorypha yeltoniensis 02/06/2003 South Stack, Anglesey male. Second of only three british records. Major twitch. Nice to catch up with some old friends. 334 Sand Martin Riparia riparia 14/05/1974 Sundorne, Shrewsbury, Shropshire. 335 Tree Swallow Tachycineta bicolor 07/06/1990 St.Mary's, Isles of Scilly. Through the night drive for this one. First record for Britain. Only one since. A one day bird on Shetland.. 336 Swallow Hirundo rustica 08/04/1974 Sundorne, Shrewsbury, Shropshire. 337 Crag Martin Ptyonoprogne rupestris 10/11/2015 Chesterfield, Derbyshire first winter. Tenth British record. 338 House Martin Delichon urbicum 28/04/1974 Atcham, Shropshire. Largest British colony, at the time, on old bridge over River Severn. 339 Red-rumped Swallow Cecropis daurica 13/11/1990 Layer de la Haye, Colchester, Essex. South Landing, Flamborough, East Yorkshire 27.4.2003 self found. 340 Cetti's Warbler Cettia cetti 17/05/1975 Stodmarsh, Kent. Lodmore, Dorset 4.1984 Radipole, Dorset 12.9.1989. Priorslee Lake, Shropshire 24.3.2016. Cley, Norfolk 3.6.2018. Venus Pool, Shropshire 5.11.2019. 341 Long-tailed Tit Aegithalos caudatus 08/04/1974 Sundorne, Shrewsbury, Shropshire. 342 Wood Warbler Phylloscopus sibilatrix 21/05/1974 Pontesford Hill, Shropshire. Whitcliffe, Ludlow 5.6.1975. 343 Western Bonelli's Warbler Phylloscopus bonelli 03/10/1977 The Garrison, St.Mary's, Isles of Scilly. Hartlepool Headland, County Durham 18.10.2013. Trevescan, Lands End, Cornwall 1.9.2019. 344 Hume's Warbler Phylloscopus humei 19/10/2003 Trimingham, Norfolk. 345 Yellow-browed Warbler Phylloscopus inornatus 04/10/1977 St.Mary's, Isles of Scilly. St.Mary's, Isles of Scilly 10.10.1988. Upton Warren, Worcestershire. Shawbirch, Shropshire 2.4.2017. Venus Pool, Shropshire 6.10.2019. 346 Pallas's Warbler Phylloscopus proregulus 20/10/1985 Tresco, Isles of Scilly. Kilnsea, East Yorkshire 14.10.2016. 347 Radde's Warbler Phylloscopus schwarzi 19/10/1985 Tresco. Isles of Scilly. St.Agnes, Isles of Scilly 25.10.1989. 348 Dusky Warbler Phylloscopus fuscatus 08/11/1990 Holme, Norfolk. Kessingland, Suffolk 31.3.2005. Spurn, East Yorkshire 14.10.2016. 349 Willow Warbler Phylloscopus trochilus 21/05/1974 Pontesford Hill, Shropshire. 350 Chiffchaff Phylloscopus collybita 02/04/1974 Haughmond Hill, Shropshire. Siberian Chiffchaff - Upton on Severn Sewage Works 31.12.2004. 351 Iberian Chiffchaff Phylloscopus ibericus 23/05/2003 Kingswear, Devon male in song..Ninth British record. Sound recorded. Granville Country Park, Shropshire male in song 11.4.2016. Sound recorded. 352 Eastern Crowned Warbler Phylloscopus coronatus 05/10/2016 Bempton Cliffs, East Yorkshire first winter. Fourth British record. 353 Two-barred Warbler Phylloscopus plumbeitarsus 18/10/2017 St.Aldhelm's Head, Dorset first winter. Seventh British record. 354 Greenish Warbler Phylloscopus trochiloides 21/10/1978 St.Agnes, Isles of Scilly. 355 Arctic Warbler Phylloscopus borealis 13/10/1981 St.Mary's, Isles of Scilly. 356 Great Reed Warbler Acrocephalus arundinaceus 12/06/1988 Cley, Norfolk singing male. St.Mary's, Isles of Scilly singing male. Willington Gravel Pits singing male 5.6.2005. 357 Aquatic Warbler Acrocephalus paludicola ********** ********** 358 Sedge Warbler Acrocephalus schoenobaenus 15/05/1974 Old River Bed, Shrewsbury, Shropshire. 359 Paddyfield Warbler Acrocephalus agricola 20/10/2005 Torness Power Station near Dunbar, East Lothian. 360 Blyth's Reed Warbler Acrocephalus dumetorum 15/10/2002 Filey, East Yorkshire. 361 Reed Warbler Acrocephalus scirpaceus 23/04/1974 Oxwich, Glamorganshire. 362 Marsh Warbler Acrocephalus palustris 23/05/1975 Nafford Weir, Eckington, Worcestershire. Priorslee Lake, Shropshire 6.6.2015 male singing. 363 Booted Warbler Iduna caligata 15/10/1985 St.Mary's, Isles of Scilly. 364 Eastern Olivaceous Warbler Iduna pallida 23/10/1985 St.Mary's, Isles of Scilly. 365 Melodious Warbler Hippolais polyglotta 27/09/1977 St.Mary's, Isles of Scilly. St.Mary's, Isles of Scilly 18.10.1988. Tresco, Isles of Scilly 10.1989. 366 Icterine Warbler Hippolais icterina 20/09/1977 Cley, Norfolk. St.Mary's, Isles of Scilly 10.10.1988. 367 Pallas's Grasshopper Warbler Helopsaltes certhiola 19/09/2017 Burnham Overy Staithe, Norfolk. 368 River Warbler Locustella fluviatilis 09/07/1989 Boughton Common, Stoke Ferry, Norfolk. 369 Savi's Warbler Locustella luscinioides 17/05/1975 Stodmarsh, Kent. 370 Grasshopper Warbler Locustella naevia 15/05/1974 Old Riverbed, Shrewsbury, Shropshire. Rhoscolyn, Anglesey 5.5.1985. Loch of Strathbeg, Aberdeenshire 9.6.2004. 371 Blackcap Sylvia atricapilla 14/05/1974 Uffington, Shropshire. 372 Garden Warbler Sylvia borin 14/05/1974 Uffington, Shropshire. 373 Barred Warbler Curruca nisoria 04/10/1977 St.Mary's, Isles of Scilly. Old Hunstanton, Norfolk 27.9.2002. 374 Lesser Whitethroat Curruca curruca 14/05/1974 Sundorne, Shrewsbury, Shropshire. Turkestan Lesser Whiterhroat C.c.halimodendri - Filey, East Yorkshire 16.11.2003. 375 Western Orphean Warbler Curruca hortensis 15/11/2013 St.Brides, Marloes, Pembrokeshire first winter. Third British record. 376 Ruppell's Warbler Curruca ruppeli 05/10/1990 Whalsay Island, Shetland male. Third British record. 377 Sardinian Warbler Curruca melanocephala 24/10/1985 St.Mary's, Isles of Scilly male. Old Hunstanton, Norfolk 27.9.2002 male. 378 Western Subalpine Warbler Curruca iberiae 24/04/1988 Landguard, Felixstowe, Suffolk male. Western Identification confirmed from observatory's records. 379 Moltoni's Subalpine Warbler Curruca subalpina ********** ********** 380 Eastern Subalpine Warbler Curruca cantillans 25/04/2021 Treeve Moor, Land's End, Cornwall male. False start on this one. Travelled to Gloucester services. Waited two hours. No news so diverted to Tenby, Pembrokeshire with hope of seeing the immature male walrus. After long wait finally saw walrus in bay at 7.45pm to east of lifeboat station. Brilliant! Three days later finally made it to Treeve Moor. Subalpine proved elusive but eventually secured brief views. Three roe deer on road Cressage, Shropshire. 381 Whitethroat Curruca communis 14/05/1974 Sundorne, Shrewsbury, Shropshire. 382 Spectacled Warbler Curruca conspicillata 03/06/2014 Burnham Overy Staithe dunes, Norfolk first summer male in song. Eighth British record. 383 Marmora's Warbler Curruca sarda 13/06/2010 Blorenge near Abergavenny, Brecon Beacons first summer male in song. Sixth British record. 384 Dartford Warbler Curruca undata 18/05/1975 New Forest, Hampshire. Beaulieu, New Forest, Hampshire 28.5.1990. Shooting Box, Longmynd, Shropshire 27.3.2019. 385 Firecrest Regulus ignicapilla 11/05/1975 Sizewell, Minsmere, Suffolk. St.Mary's, Isles of Scilly 10.10.1988. St.Agnes, Isles of Scilly.17.10.1988. Easington, East Yorkshire 10.10.2004. Whitcliffe Wood, Ludlow, Shropshire 16.3.2012. St.Aldhelm's Head, Dorset two 18.10.2017. 386 Goldcrest Regulus regulus 12/03/1974 Haughmond Hill, Shropshire. 387 Wren Troglodytes troglodytes 12/03/1974 Uffington, Shropshire. Shetland Wren - Sumburgh Head, Mainland, Shetland 6.7.1989. Hebridean Wren - Lochmaddy, North Uist, Outer Hebrides 10.9.1990. 388 Red-breasted Nuthatch Sitta canadensis 15/10/1989 Holkham Pines, Norfolk first year male. First and only British record. Left Scillies and drove through the night with John Wright and one other. Became a long stayer and saw it twice more.Worth it! 389 Nuthatch Sitta europaea 16/06/1974 Ellesmere, Shropshire. 390 Wallcreeper Tichodroma muraria 10/04/1977 Hastings, East Sussex. Travelled through night from Portland Observatory with warden Iain Robertson and two others. Arrived on Hastings beach whilst still dark. Becoming light wallcreeper seen flicking wings like a large butterfly and after just a few minutes left the cliff where it had roosted and flew over the sea heading south towards France. A big cheer went up from the small party of assembled birders. When I asked why the cheer I was told ' because no one else would see it '. Such was my introduction to twitching! I was disappointed as I wanted to watch it for longer. A magical experience and equal best british bird sighting. Still a blocker! 391 Treecreeper Certhia familiaris 12/03/1974 Haughmond Hill, Shropshire. 392 Short-toed Treecreeper Certhia brachydactyla 18/11/1990 Dungeness, Kent. 393 Grey Catbird Dumetella carolinensis 17/10/2018 Treeve Moor, Land's End, Cornwall first winter. Second British record. Great catchup bird! Heard call. 394 Northern Mockingbird Mimus polyglottos 31/03/2021 Exmouth, Devon. Third British record. Another great catchup bird. On arrival was showing in a palm tree. Great relief that it stayed until lockdown ended. Sort of bird I like. Cooperative! 395 Rose-coloured Starling Pastor roseus 11/10/1977 St.Mary's, Isles of Scilly juvenile. St.Mary's. Isles of Scilly 13.10.1988 juvenile. Weston,Portland, Dorset adult 4.12.1989. Illogan, Cornwall adult 6.4.1990 . Whitchurch, Shropshire 25.10.2020 juvenile. 396 Starling Sturnus vulgaris 14/02/1974 Sundorne, Shrewsbury, Shropshire. 397 White's Thrush Zoothera aurea 10/10/2004 Easington, East Yorkshire. 398 Grey-cheeked Thrush Catharus minimus 20/10/1990 St.Mary's, Isles of Scilly. 399 Swainson's Thrush Catharus ustulatus 20/10/1990 St.Mary's, Isles of Scilly. 400 Hermit Thrush Catharus guttatus 30/10/2013 Porthgwarra, Cornwall first winter. Ninth British record. 401 Ring Ouzel Turdus torquatus ********** ********** 402 Blackbird Turdus merula 14/02/1974 Sundorne, Shrewsbury, Shropshire. 403 Eyebrowed Thrush Turdus obscurus 21/10/1990 Tresco, Isles of Scilly female or first winter male. 404 Black-throated Thrush Turdus atrogularis 23/01/1996 Webheath, Redditch, Worcestershire first winter male. 405 Naumann's Thrush Turdus naumanni 05/02/1990 Chingford, Essex male. First of only two British records. 406 Dusky Thrush Turdus eunomus 05/12/2016 Beeley, Derbyshire first winter female. Thirteenth British record. Good catchup as unable to go for Margate bird. 407 Fieldfare Turdus pilaris 15/11/1974 Uffington, Shropshire. 408 Redwing Turdus iliacus 15/11/1974 Uffington, Shropshire. 409 Song Thrush Turdus philomelos 14/02/1974 Sundorne, Shrewsbury, Shropshire. 410 Mistle Thrush Turdus viscivorus 17/03/1974 Battlefield, Shropshire. 411 American Robin Turdus migratorius 16/12/2003 Godrevy near Hayle, Cornwall first winter female. Eighteenth British record. 412 Rufous-tailed Scrub Robin Cercotrichas galactotes 17/10/2020 Stiffkey, Norfolk. Ninth British record of Scrub Robin. This one the rarer eastern form C.g.syriacus/familiaris. Found by our own Shropshire birder John Reeves. Well done John, you did us proud! 413 Spotted Flycatcher Muscicapa striata 12/05/1974 Battlefield, Shropshire. 414 Robin Erithacus rubecula 12/03/1974 Sundorne, Shrewsbury, Shropshire. 415 Bluethroat Luscinia svecica 17/05/1975 Stodmarsh, Kent - Red-spotted form male in song. St.Mary's, Isles of Scilly 15.10.1978 probable Red-spotted form. 416 Thrush Nightingale Luscinia luscinia 15/05/1988 Cley, Norfolk. 417 Nightingale Luscinia megarhynchos 31/05/1975 Ironbridge, Shropshire. 418 Red-flanked Bluetail Tarsiger cyanurus 16/11/2002 Gibraltar Point, Lincolnshire female or first winter. 419 Taiga Flycatcher Ficedula albicilla 27/04/2003 Flamborough South Landing, East Yorkshire first summer male. First British record. 420 Red-breasted Flycatcher Ficedula parva 27/09/1977 St.Mary's, Isles of Sclly. St.Mary's. Isles of Scilly 13.10.1988. St.Mary's, Isles of Scilly 15.10.1990. 421 Pied Flycatcher Ficedula hypoleuca 21/05/1974 Pontesford Hill, Shropshire. Blakeney Point, Norfolk 15.5.1988. Bridges, Shropshire male and female 13.4.2019. 422 Black Redstart Phoenicurus ochruros 11/05/1975 Sizewell, Minsmere, Suffolk male. Eastern Black Redstart - Skinningrove, North Yorkshire 1.11.2016 Black Redstart - . St.Mary's, Isles of Scilly 18.10.1988. St.Mary's, Isles of Scilly 21.10.1990 plus many others there. Titterstone Clee, Shropshire 29.3.2012. 423 Redstart Phoenicurus phoenicurus 21/05/1974 Pontesford Hill, Shropshire male and female. Blakeney Point, Norfolk 15.5.1988. Venus Pool, Shropshire at least three including self found. Bridges, Shropshire female 13.4.2019. 424 Rock Thrush Monticola saxatilis 25/03/1983 Minster, Isle of Thanet, Kent male. Fourteenth British record. 425 Blue Rock Thrush Monticola solitarius 28/12/2016 Stow on the Wold, Gloucestershire male. Seventh British record. 426 Whinchat Saxicola rubetra 22/05/1974 Longmynd, Shropshire. 427 Stonechat Saxicola rubicola 16/04/1974 Skomer Island, Pembrokeshire. 428 Siberian Stonechat Saxicola maurus 14/10/1985 St.Mary's, Isles of Scilly. With Peter Grant, then chairman of British Birds Rarities Committee, near boundary of St.Mary's Golf Course. Found and identified by Peter. No DNA testing in those days! West Siberian Stonechat first winter male - Ashton's Flash, Northwich, Cheshire 25.1.2020 DNA confirmed. 429 Stejneger's Stonechat Saxicola stejnegeri 21/10/2018 Salthouse, Norfolk first winter male. Fourth British record. DNA confirmed. 430 Wheatear Oenanthe oenanthe 22/05/1974 Longmynd, Shropshire. Greenland Wheatear - Blakeney Point. Norfolk 15.5.1988. 431 Isabelline Wheatear Oenanthe isabellina 18/10/1990 St.Mary's, Isles of Scilly. 432 Desert Wheatear Oenanthe deserti 02/11/1989 Selsey Bill, West Sussex female or first winter. Burniston, North Yorkshire male 29.11.1989. Titterstone Clee Hill, Shropshire female 4.12.2011. 433 Eastern Black-eared Wheatear Oenanthe melanoleuca 13/06/2015 Acres Down, New Forest male. Fourteenth British record. 434 Pied Wheatear Oenanthe pleschanka 14/09/1989 Winterton Downs, Norfolk first winter male. Sixteenth British record. 435 Dipper Cinclus cinclus 03/05/1975 Tan-y-Pistyll, Montgomeryshire. Black-bellied Dipper - St.Albans, Hertfordshire 30.1.1988. 436 House Sparrow Passer domesticus 15/01/1974 Sundorne, Shrewsbury, Shropshire. 437 Spanish Sparrow Passer hispaniolensis 24/02/2012 Calshot, Hampshire male. Italian Sparrow male - East Meon, Hampshire 20.6.2014. Took some finding but eventually tracked down consorting with local house sparrows. 438 Tree Sparrow Passer montanus ********** ********** 439 Alpine Accentor Prunella collaris 28/05/1990 The Needles, Alum Bay, Isle of Wight. 440 Siberian Accentor Prunella montanella 14/10/2016 Easington, East Yorkshire first winter. Second British record. 441 Dunnock Prunella modularis 12/03/1974 Sundorne, Shropshire. 442 Yellow Wagtail Motacilla flava 28/04/1974 Atcham, Shropshire. Blue-headed Wagtail - Cley, Norfolk 30.4.1977 and others. Grey-headed Wagtail - Blakeney Point, Norfolk 15.5.1988. Black-headed Wagtail male - Brightwell cum Sotwell, Oxfordshire 18.6.1988. Sykes Wagtail M.f. beema male - Gringley on the Hill, Nottinghamshire 7.8.1989. Channel Wagtail male - Venus Pool, Shropshire 11.4.2012 and Noneley, Shropshire 29.4.2019. Spanish Wagtail male - Leasowe, Wirral, Cheshire 28.4.2019. 443 Eastern Yellow Wagtail Motacilla tschutschensis 26/09/2019 Plas Cemlyn, Cemlyn, Anglesey first winter. Twelfth British record. Sound recorded. DNA confirmed. 444 Citrine Wagtail Motacilla citreola 29/09/2002 Flamborough Head, East Yorkshire first winter. Pilning Wetland, Gloucestershire female in spring plumage 27.4.2019. 445 Grey Wagtail Motacilla cinerea 21/05/1974 Pontesford Hill, Shropshire. 446 Pied Wagtail Motacilla alba 12/03/1974 Sundorne, Shrewsbury, Shropshire. White Wagtail - Cley. Norfolk 16.4.1975 and very many since. Masked Wagtail - Camrose, Pembrokeshire first winter male 9.12.2016. First and only British record. 447 Richard's Pipit Anthus richardi 27/10/1978 St.Mary's, Isles of Scilly. St.Mary's, Isles of Scilly 12.10.1988 and Somerset. 448 Paddyfield Pipit Anthus rufulus 02/11/2019 Sennen, Cornwall. Sound recorded. DNA confirmed. 449 Blyth's Pipit Anthus godlewskii 01/01/2003 Gringley Carr, Nottinghamshire first winter. Tenth British record. Three previous attempts failed starting with second British record at Skewjack, Cornwall. 450 Tawny Pipit Anthus campestris 28/09/1977 St.Mary's Golf Course, Isles of Scilly. Flamborough Head, East Yorkshire 13.4.2014. 451 Meadow Pipit Anthus pratensis 12/04/1974 Longmynd, Shropshire. 452 Tree Pipit Anthus trivialis 28/04/1974 Haughmond Hill, Shropshire. Achmore near Loch Carron, Ross and Cromarty 3.7.1985. 453 Olive-backed Pipit Anthus hodgsoni 23/10/1978 Tresco, Isles of Scilly. Twelfth British record. Kergord, Mainland, Shetland two 5.10.1990. 454 Red-throated Pipit Anthus cervinus 15/05/1988 Blakeney Point, Norfolk male spring plumage. St.Mary's Golf Course, Isles of Scilly autumn plumage 19.10.1990. 455 Buff-bellied Pipit Anthus rubescens 09/10/1988 St.Mary's, Isles of Scilly. Third British record. Sennen, Cornwall 2.11.2019. 456 Water Pipit Anthus spinoletta 09/02/1977 Sidlesham Ferry, West Sussex. St.Mary's, Isles of Scilly 24.10.1990 Whixall Floods, Shropshire 20.2.2016 and 29.2.2016. 457 Rock Pipit Anthus petrosus 15/07/1974 Barmouth, Merionethshire. Scandinavian Rock Pipit A.s.littoralis - Camp Lane Pits, Grimley, Worcestershire 4.4.2021. 458 Chaffinch Fringilla coelebs 12/03/1974 Haughmond Hill, Shropshire. 459 Brambling Fringilla montifringilla 28/11/1974 Near Talacre, Flintshire. 460 Hawfinch Coccothraustes coccothraustes 11/05/1975 Rendlesham Forest, Suffolk St.Mary's, Isles of Scilly small flock of eight 13.10.1988. Lynford Arboretum, Norfolk 10.1.1990. Fitz churchyard, Shropshire 28.12.2017. 461 Bullfinch Pyrrhula pyrrhula 15/06/1974 Sundorne, Shropshire. 462 Trumpeter Finch Bucanetes githagineus 21/05/2005 Landguard, Suffolk first summer male. Eighth British record. 463 Common Rosefinch Carpodacus erythrinus 18/10/1978 St.Mary's, Isles of Scilly. Pallas's Rosefinch - North Ronaldsay, Orkney 6.6.1988 not accepted as a vagrant sadly. Common Rosefinch - St.Mary's, Isles of Scilly 9.10.1988. Salthouse, Norfolk in song [ not seen ] 3.6.2018. 464 Greenfinch Chloris chloris 14/02/1974 Uffington, Shropshire. 465 Twite Linaria flavirostris 25/06/1975 Loch Duntelchaig, Invernessshire. Aldbrough, East Yorkshire 15.10.2016. 466 Linnet Linaria cannabina 14/05/1974 Haughmond Hill, Shropshire. 467 Common (Mealy) Redpoll Acanthis flammea 18/10/1985 St.Mary's, Isles of Scilly self found. Greenland Redpoll - St.Mary's. Isles of Scilly 16.10.1985. 468 Lesser Redpoll Acanthis cabaret 24/06/1975 Kinross.Kinrossshire. 469 Arctic Redpoll Acanthis hornemanni 19/02/1989 Thorpe End near Norwich, Norfolk. Coues. 470 Parrot Crossbill Loxia pytyopsittacus 06/04/1985 Wells, Norfolk. 471 Scottish Crossbill Loxia scotica 28/06/1975 Rothiemurchus, Invernessshire. 472 Common Crossbill Loxia curvirostra 03/05/1975 Tan-y-Pistyll, Montgomeryshire. 473 Two-barred Crossbill Loxia leucoptera 01/10/1990 Sandringham Warren, Norfolk male. Near Button Oak, Wyre Forest, Shropshire two males and one female 2.12.2013. 474 Goldfinch Carduelis carduelis 12/03/1974 Sundorne, Shrewsbury, Shropshire. 475 Serin Serinus serinus 24/10/1985 St.Mary's, Isles of Scilly. 476 Siskin Spinus spinus 10/11/1974 Cound Stank, Shropshire. 477 Lapland Bunting Calcarius lapponicus 03/10/1977 St. Mary's, Isles of Scilly. St. Mary's. Isles of Scilly 20.10.1985. Longmynd, Shropshire 14.9.2019. 478 Snow Bunting Plectrophenax nivalis 28/11/1974 Point of Ayr, Flintshire. 479 Corn Bunting Emberiza calandra 05/06/1975 Crudgington, Shropshire. 480 Yellowhammer Emberiza citrinella 12/03/1974 Sundorne, Shrewsbury, Shropshire. 481 Pine Bunting Emberiza leucocephalos 25/02/1990 Big Waters Nature Reserve, Wideopen, Northumberland female. Nineteenth British record. Venus Pool, Shropshire female 4.1.2017. 482 Ortolan Bunting Emberiza hortulana 30/09/1976 Portland, Dorset. St.Mary's, Isles of Scilly 18.10.1988. St.Agnes, Isles of Scilly 14.10.1990. 483 Cretzschmar's Bunting Emberiza caesia 15/06/2015 Bardsey Island, Caernarvonshire male. Sixth British record. Chartered fishing boat from Abersoch as local ferry fully booked. Seen in lighthouse compound. 484 Cirl Bunting Emberiza cirlus 19/05/1975 Southampton Common, Hampshire. Wembury, Devon 11.4.1990. Prawle Point, Devon 29.6.2010. 485 Little Bunting Emberiza pusilla 18/04/1976 Sandbach, Cheshire. St.Mary's, Isles of Scilly 20.10.1990. 486 Rustic Bunting Emberiza rustica 11/10/1977 St.Mary's, Isles of Scilly immature male. Tresco, Isles of Scilly 22.10.1990. 487 Black-headed Bunting Emberiza melanocephala 05/06/1988 Irvine, Ayrshire male. Red-headed Bunting male - Monreith, Galloway 9.6.2004. 488 Reed Bunting Emberiza schoeniclus 10/02/1974 Old Riverbed, Shrewsbury, Shropshire. 489 Dark-eyed Junco Junco hyemalis 04/12/1989 Weston, Portland, Dorset male. Sixteenth British record. Hawkhill Inclosure, New Forest, Beaulieu first winter male 24.2.2012. 490 White-throated Sparrow Zonotrichia albicollis 22/10/2012 Flamborough Head, East Yorkshire. 491 Savannah Sparrow Passerculus sandwichensis 12/04/1982 Near observatory Portland, Dorset. First British record. 492 Bobolink Dolichonyx oryzivorus 12/10/1985 St.Mary's, Isles of Scilly. Female or immature. Tenth British record. 493 Baltimore Oriole Icterus galbula 08/10/1988 St.Agnes, Isles of Scilly. First winter male. Sixteenth British record. 494 Northern Waterthrush Parkesia noveboracensis 30/08/1989 St.Agnes, Isles of Scilly. Fifth British record. 495 Golden-winged Warbler Vermivora chrysoptera 11/02/1989 Larkfield, Maidstone, Kent male. First and only British record. Major twitch. Setting housing estate. Once seen glad to get out of madness. 496 Common Yellowthroat Geothlypis trichas 17/02/2012 Rhiwderin near Newport, Monmouthshire first winter male. Tenth British record. 497 Northern Parula Setophaga americana 14/10/1985 St.Mary's, Isles of Scilly male. Eighth British record. 498 Yellow Warbler Setophaga aestiva 06/10/2004 Brevig, Isle of Barra, Outer Hebrides first winter. Fourth British record. 499 Blackpoll Warbler Setophaga striata 06/10/1990 Sumburgh, Mainland, Shetland. St.Mary's, Isles of Scilly 24.10.1990 500 Yellow-rumped Warbler Setophaga coronata 12/10/1985 St.Mary's, Isles of Scilly. Myrtle Warbler. 501 Rose-breasted Grosbeak Pheucticus ludovicianus 12/10/1985 St.Mary's, Isles of Scilly. Indigo Bunting - Wells next the Sea, Norfolk 23.10.1988. No longer considered a vagrant and sadly not countable. House Finch [ yellow form ] East Prawle, Devon 29.6.2010. Found at Land's End, Cornwall and moved to Prawle, Devon. Missed acceptance on casting vote of chairman BBRC.