Alastair Gray: Weir Wood Reservoir Year List for 2019 BOU Record(s) 1 to 79 of 79 total. Seq. Species Scientific Name Date Location Comments 1 Canada Goose Branta canadensis 78 on 20/01/19 2 Greylag Goose Anser anser 249 on 02/01/19 3 Mute Swan Cygnus olor 3 on 31/01/19 4 Egyptian Goose Alopochen aegyptiaca 6 on 20/01/19 5 Mandarin Duck Aix galericulata 4 on 20/01/19 6 Gadwall Mareca strepera 12 on 02/01/19 7 Wigeon Mareca penelope 1 on 12/01/19 8 Mallard Anas platyrhynchos 29 on 10/03/19 9 Teal Anas crecca 3 on 23/03/19 10 Pochard Aythya ferina 5 0n 02/01/19 11 Tufted Duck Aythya fuligula 9 on 25/03/19 12 Pheasant Phasianus colchicus 13 Little Grebe Tachybaptus ruficollis 14 Great Crested Grebe Podiceps cristatus 45 on 24/03/19 15 Grey Heron Ardea cinerea 16 Great White Egret Ardea alba 25/02/2019 17 Little Egret Egretta garzetta 18 Cormorant Phalacrocorax carbo 93 on 31/01/19 19 Sparrowhawk Accipiter nisus 20 Red Kite Milvus milvus 21 Buzzard Buteo buteo 22 Water Rail Rallus aquaticus 04/01/2019 Whillets Reed Bed 2 at Reed Bed 23 Moorhen Gallinula chloropus 24 Coot Fulica atra 25 Lapwing Vanellus vanellus 26 Woodcock Scolopax rusticola 22/02/2019 Whillets Meadow 27 Snipe Gallinago gallinago 6 on 28/02/19 28 Kittiwake Rissa tridactyla 10/03/2019 Storm blown Adult flew east over reservoir late morning. 29 Black-headed Gull Chroicocephalus ridibundus 30 Mediterranean Gull Ichthyaetus melanocephalus 11/03/2019 Adult 31 Common Gull Larus canus 32 Great Black-backed Gull Larus marinus 33 Herring Gull Larus argentatus 34 Lesser Black-backed Gull Larus fuscus 17/01/2019 1 35 Stock Dove Columba oenas 36 Woodpigeon Columba palumbus 37 Barn Owl Tyto alba 06/01/2019 Whillets Meadow 38 Kingfisher Alcedo atthis 39 Great Spotted Woodpecker Dendrocopos major 40 Green Woodpecker Picus viridis 41 Kestrel Falco tinnunculus 42 Jay Garrulus glandarius 43 Magpie Pica pica 44 Jackdaw Coloeus monedula 45 Rook Corvus frugilegus 46 Carrion Crow Corvus corone 47 Raven Corvus corax 48 Coal Tit Periparus ater 49 Marsh Tit Poecile palustris 50 Blue Tit Cyanistes caeruleus 51 Great Tit Parus major 52 Skylark Alauda arvensis 53 Sand Martin Riparia riparia 23/03/2019 4 Birds 54 Long-tailed Tit Aegithalos caudatus 55 Chiffchaff Phylloscopus collybita 17/03/2019 56 Blackcap Sylvia atricapilla 25/03/2019 57 Goldcrest Regulus regulus 58 Wren Troglodytes troglodytes 59 Nuthatch Sitta europaea 60 Treecreeper Certhia familiaris 61 Blackbird Turdus merula 62 Fieldfare Turdus pilaris 63 Redwing Turdus iliacus 64 Song Thrush Turdus philomelos 65 Mistle Thrush Turdus viscivorus 66 Robin Erithacus rubecula 67 Stonechat Saxicola rubicola 68 Dunnock Prunella modularis 69 Grey Wagtail Motacilla cinerea 70 Pied Wagtail Motacilla alba 71 Meadow Pipit Anthus pratensis 04/03/2019 50+ in field on North Bank. 72 Chaffinch Fringilla coelebs 73 Bullfinch Pyrrhula pyrrhula 74 Greenfinch Chloris chloris 06/01/2019 Horse Paddock 7 75 Lesser Redpoll Acanthis cabaret 76 Goldfinch Carduelis carduelis 77 Siskin Spinus spinus 06/01/2019 Southern Waterworks 14 in Alders 78 Yellowhammer Emberiza citrinella 24/03/2019 Pair displaying in top paddock,and another male singing in first meadow on north bank. 79 Reed Bunting Emberiza schoeniclus 04/01/2019 Whillets Reed Bed 229 dropped in to roost between 14:30-16:15.