Gareth James: Sussex Year List for 2019 BOU Record(s) 1 to 157 of 157 total. Seq. Species Scientific Name Date Location Comments 1 Brent Goose Branta bernicla 02/01/2019 off Shoreham Fort, West Sussex 2 Canada Goose Branta canadensis 01/01/2019 Arundel WWT, West Sussex 3 Greylag Goose Anser anser 01/01/2019 Arundel WWT, West Sussex 4 Pink-footed Goose Anser brachyrhynchus 11/01/2019 Rodmell Brooks, East Sussex 5 White-fronted Goose Anser albifrons 14/01/2019 Pett Level, East Sussex 6 Mute Swan Cygnus olor 01/01/2019 Arundel, West Sussex Also 2 Black Swan in field opposite Camber Castle 03/02/19 7 Bewick's Swan Cygnus columbianus 05/01/2019 Burpham, West Sussex 8 Whooper Swan Cygnus cygnus 14/01/2019 Scotney Gravel Pits, East Sussex 9 Egyptian Goose Alopochen aegyptiaca 05/01/2019 Petworth Park, West Sussex 10 Shelduck Tadorna tadorna 01/01/2019 Arundel WWT, West Sussex 11 Mandarin Duck Aix galericulata 01/01/2019 Swanbourne Lake, West Sussex 12 Garganey Spatula querquedula 24/03/2019 Waltham Brooks SWT, West Sussex Drake - showed well briefly but mostly remained elusive 13 Shoveler Spatula clypeata 08/01/2019 West Rise Marsh, Eastbourne, East Sussex 14 Gadwall Mareca strepera 01/01/2019 Swanbourne Lake, West Sussex 15 Wigeon Mareca penelope 01/01/2019 Lyminster, West Sussex 16 Mallard Anas platyrhynchos 01/01/2019 Arundel, West Sussex 17 Pintail Anas acuta 14/01/2019 Rye Harbour NR, East Sussex 18 Teal Anas crecca 01/01/2019 Swanbourne Lake, West Sussex 19 Pochard Aythya ferina 01/01/2019 Swanbourne Lake, West Sussex 20 Ferruginous Duck Aythya nyroca 06/01/2019 Tilgate Park, Crawley, West Sussex Drake on silt lake - yellow ring on right leg. Likely to be fro German reintroduction scheme 21 Ring-necked Duck Aythya collaris 08/01/2019 West Rise Marsh, Eastbourne, East Sussex Female 22 Tufted Duck Aythya fuligula 01/01/2019 Swanbourne Lake, West Sussex 23 Velvet Scoter Melanitta fusca 02/01/2019 off Eastern Sands Holiday Park, Lancing, West Sussex 2 24 Common Scoter Melanitta nigra 02/01/2019 off Shoreham Fort, West Sussex 25 Goldeneye Bucephala clangula 18/01/2019 Rye Harbour, East Sussex 26 Goosander Mergus merganser 05/01/2019 Petworth Park, West Sussex 27 Red-breasted Merganser Mergus serrator 01/01/2019 off Goring Gap, West Sussex 28 Red-legged Partridge Alectoris rufa 19/02/2019 Westdean Woods, West Sussex 29 Grey Partridge Perdix perdix 19/02/2019 The Burgh, West Sussex 30 Pheasant Phasianus colchicus 01/01/2019 Arundel, West Sussex 31 Red-throated Diver Gavia stellata 02/01/2019 off Widewater Lagoon, West Sussex 32 Great Northern Diver Gavia immer 04/01/2019 off Climping Beach, West Sussex 33 Fulmar Fulmarus glacialis 14/01/2019 Newhaven Heights, East Sussex 34 Little Grebe Tachybaptus ruficollis 02/01/2019 Widewater Lagoon, West Sussex 35 Red-necked Grebe Podiceps grisegena 04/01/2019 off Climping Beach, West Sussex 36 Great Crested Grebe Podiceps cristatus 01/01/2019 off Goring Gap, West Sussex 37 Slavonian Grebe Podiceps auritus 04/01/2019 off Goring Gap, West Sussex 2 off concrete platform 38 Black-necked Grebe Podiceps nigricollis 18/01/2019 Rye Harbour, East Sussex 39 White Stork Ciconia ciconia 24/02/2019 Knepp Estate, West Sussex Fully winged and unringed. Presumably still from reintroduction scheme? 40 Glossy Ibis Plegadis falcinellus 01/03/2019 Cuckmere Haven, East Sussex Refound by Max and I, North of Exceat 41 Spoonbill Platalea leucorodia 01/03/2019 Cuckmere Haven, East Sussex Self found with Max, North of Exceat in fields on right before being flushed by dog and flew south towards sea 42 Cattle Egret Bubulcus ibis 01/01/2019 Lyminster, West Sussex 1 with cattle 43 Grey Heron Ardea cinerea 01/01/2019 Offham, West Sussex 44 Great White Egret Ardea alba 18/01/2019 Pett Level, East Sussex 2 45 Little Egret Egretta garzetta 01/01/2019 Arundel, West Sussex 46 Gannet Morus bassanus 01/01/2019 off Goring Gap, West Sussex 47 Cormorant Phalacrocorax carbo 01/01/2019 Arundel, West Sussex 48 Sparrowhawk Accipiter nisus 01/01/2019 Goring-by-Sea, West Sussex 49 Goshawk Accipiter gentilis ********** ********** 50 Marsh Harrier Circus aeruginosus 14/01/2019 Pett Level, East Sussex 51 Hen Harrier Circus cyaneus 19/02/2019 The Burgh, West Sussex Ringtail 52 Red Kite Milvus milvus 01/01/2019 Arundel Park, West Sussex 53 Buzzard Buteo buteo 01/01/2019 Arundel Park, West Sussex 54 Water Rail Rallus aquaticus 01/02/2019 Ferring Rife, West Sussex 55 Moorhen Gallinula chloropus 01/01/2019 Arundel, West Sussex 56 Coot Fulica atra 01/01/2019 Swanbourne Lake, West Sussex 57 Oystercatcher Haematopus ostralegus 01/01/2019 Goring Gap, West Sussex 58 Avocet Recurvirostra avosetta 18/01/2019 off Pett Level, East Sussex 3 east 59 Lapwing Vanellus vanellus 01/01/2019 Lyminster, West Sussex 60 Golden Plover Pluvialis apricaria 14/01/2019 Rye Harbour NR, East Sussex 61 Grey Plover Pluvialis squatarola 01/01/2019 Goring Gap, West Sussex 62 Ringed Plover Charadrius hiaticula 02/01/2019 Goring Gap, West Sussex 63 Whimbrel Numenius phaeopus 12/02/2019 Church Norton, West Sussex 64 Curlew Numenius arquata 09/01/2019 off Goring Gap, West Sussex 1 west 65 Bar-tailed Godwit Limosa lapponica 12/02/2019 Pagham Harbour, West Sussex 66 Black-tailed Godwit Limosa limosa 18/01/2019 Pett Level, East Sussex 67 Turnstone Arenaria interpres 01/01/2019 Goring Gap, West Sussex 68 Knot Calidris canutus 12/02/2019 Church Norton, West Sussex 69 Ruff Calidris pugnax 18/01/2019 Pett Level, East Sussex 70 Sanderling Calidris alba 01/01/2019 Goring Gap, West Sussex 71 Dunlin Calidris alpina 01/01/2019 Goring Gap, West Sussex 72 Purple Sandpiper Calidris maritima 14/01/2019 Newhaven Harbour, East Sussex 73 Woodcock Scolopax rusticola 30/01/2019 Leggets Wood, East Sussex 74 Jack Snipe Lymnocryptes minimus ********** ********** 75 Snipe Gallinago gallinago 01/01/2019 Offham, West Sussex 76 Green Sandpiper Tringa ochropus 06/01/2019 Knepp Estate, West Sussex 77 Redshank Tringa totanus 02/01/2019 Widewater Lagoon, West Sussex 78 Spotted Redshank Tringa erythropus 12/02/2019 Pagham North Wall, West Sussex 79 Greenshank Tringa nebularia 02/03/2019 River Adur, Shoreham, West Sussex 80 Kittiwake Rissa tridactyla 02/02/2019 off Langney Point, East Sussex 3 offshore 81 Black-headed Gull Chroicocephalus ridibundus 01/01/2019 Crossbush, West Sussex 82 Mediterranean Gull Ichthyaetus melanocephalus 01/01/2019 Goring Gap, West Sussex 83 Common Gull Larus canus 01/01/2019 Arundel, West Sussex 84 Great Black-backed Gull Larus marinus 02/01/2019 Shoreham Harbour, West Sussex 85 Herring Gull Larus argentatus 01/01/2019 Goring-by-Sea, West Sussex 86 Caspian Gull Larus cachinnans 11/01/2019 Goring Gap, West Sussex 87 Lesser Black-backed Gull Larus fuscus 11/01/2019 Cuckmere Haven, East Sussex 88 Sandwich Tern Thalasseus sandvicensis 07/03/2019 Goring Gap, West Sussex 1 in roost field 89 Common Guillemot Uria aalge 02/01/2019 off Shoreham Fort, West Sussex 90 Razorbill Alca torda 02/01/2019 off Shoreham Fort, West Sussex 91 Rock Dove Columba livia 01/01/2019 Swanbourne Lake, West Sussex 92 Stock Dove Columba oenas 01/01/2019 Arundel Park, West Sussex 93 Woodpigeon Columba palumbus 01/01/2019 Goring-by-Sea, West Sussex 94 Collared Dove Streptopelia decaocto 01/01/2019 Poling, West Sussex 95 Barn Owl Tyto alba 19/02/2019 The Burgh, West Sussex 96 Short-eared Owl Asio flammeus 19/02/2019 The Burgh, West Sussex 97 Kingfisher Alcedo atthis 02/01/2019 Cuckoo Corner, West Sussex 98 Lesser Spotted Woodpecker Dryobates minor ********** ********** 99 Great Spotted Woodpecker Dendrocopos major 01/01/2019 Arundel, West Sussex 100 Green Woodpecker Picus viridis 01/01/2019 South Stoke, West Sussex 101 Kestrel Falco tinnunculus 01/01/2019 Arundel Park, West Sussex 102 Peregrine Falco peregrinus 18/01/2019 Rye, East Sussex 103 Ring-necked Parakeet Psittacula krameri 20/02/2019 Crawley, West Sussex 104 Jay Garrulus glandarius 04/01/2019 Climping, West Sussex 105 Magpie Pica pica 01/01/2019 Arundel Mill Stream, West Sussex 106 Jackdaw Coloeus monedula 01/01/2019 Crossbush, West Sussex 107 Rook Corvus frugilegus 01/01/2019 Arundel, West Sussex 108 Carrion Crow Corvus corone 01/01/2019 Goring-by-Sea, West Sussex 109 Hooded Crow Corvus cornix 12/02/2019 Pagham Spit, West Sussex 110 Raven Corvus corax 06/01/2019 Knepp Estate, West Sussex 111 Coal Tit Periparus ater 06/01/2019 Tilgate Park, Crawley, West Sussex 112 Marsh Tit Poecile palustris 27/01/2019 Old House Warren, West Sussex 113 Blue Tit Cyanistes caeruleus 01/01/2019 Arundel, West Sussex 114 Great Tit Parus major 01/01/2019 Offham, West Sussex 115 Skylark Alauda arvensis 09/01/2019 Goring Gap, West Sussex 116 Cetti's Warbler Cettia cetti 11/01/2019 Newhaven, East Sussex 117 Long-tailed Tit Aegithalos caudatus 01/01/2019 Arundel Park, West Sussex 118 Chiffchaff Phylloscopus collybita 04/01/2019 Ferring Rife, West Sussex 119 Hume's Warbler Phylloscopus humei 11/01/2019 Newhaven, East Sussex 120 Firecrest Regulus ignicapilla 23/02/2019 Church Norton, West Sussex 121 Goldcrest Regulus regulus 01/01/2019 Offham, West Sussex 122 Wren Troglodytes troglodytes 01/01/2019 Arundel Mill Stream, West Sussex 123 Nuthatch Sitta europaea 06/01/2019 Tilgate Park, Crawley, West Sussex 124 Treecreeper Certhia familiaris 27/01/2019 Old House Warren, West Sussex 125 Starling Sturnus vulgaris 01/01/2019 Goring-by-Sea, West Sussex 126 Blackbird Turdus merula 01/01/2019 Swanbourne Lake, West Sussex 127 Fieldfare Turdus pilaris 05/01/2019 Petworth Park, West Sussex 128 Redwing Turdus iliacus 05/01/2019 Petworth Park, West Sussex 129 Song Thrush Turdus philomelos 01/01/2019 Arundel Park, West Sussex 130 Mistle Thrush Turdus viscivorus 05/01/2019 Petworth Park, West Sussex 131 Robin Erithacus rubecula 01/01/2019 Goring-by-Sea, West Sussex 132 Black Redstart Phoenicurus ochruros 02/01/2019 Shoreham Fort, West Sussex Male 133 Stonechat Saxicola rubicola 01/01/2019 South Stoke, West Sussex 134 Wheatear Oenanthe oenanthe 18/03/2019 Lancing Beach, West Sussex Male 135 House Sparrow Passer domesticus 01/01/2019 South Stoke, West Sussex 136 Tree Sparrow Passer montanus 18/01/2019 Near Rye, East Sussex 137 Dunnock Prunella modularis 02/01/2019 Shoreham Beach, West Sussex 138 Grey Wagtail Motacilla cinerea 01/01/2019 Swanbourne Lake, West Sussex 139 Pied Wagtail Motacilla alba 01/01/2019 Swanbourne Lake, West Sussex 140 Meadow Pipit Anthus pratensis 01/01/2019 Arundel Park, West Sussex 141 Water Pipit Anthus spinoletta 02/02/2019 West Rise Marsh, Eastbourne, East Sussex Up to 6 142 Rock Pipit Anthus petrosus 11/01/2019 Piddinghoe, East Sussex 143 Chaffinch Fringilla coelebs 01/01/2019 Arundel Mill Stream, West Sussex 144 Brambling Fringilla montifringilla 02/02/2019 Butchershole Car Park, Friston Forest, East Sussex 2 145 Hawfinch Coccothraustes coccothraustes 18/01/2019 Penhurst, East Sussex 146 Bullfinch Pyrrhula pyrrhula 06/01/2019 Knepp Estate, West Sussex 147 Greenfinch Chloris chloris 02/01/2019 Shoreham Recreation Ground, West Sussex 148 Twite Linaria flavirostris 14/01/2019 Rye Harbour NR, East Sussex 149 Linnet Linaria cannabina 18/01/2019 Rye Harbour, East Sussex 150 Lesser Redpoll Acanthis cabaret 06/01/2019 Tilgate Park, Crawley, West Sussex 151 Common Crossbill Loxia curvirostra 06/01/2019 Tilgate Park, Crawley, West Sussex Flock of 10 152 Goldfinch Carduelis carduelis 01/01/2019 South Stoke, West Sussex 153 Siskin Spinus spinus 06/01/2019 Tilgate Park, Crawley, West Sussex 154 Corn Bunting Emberiza calandra 10/02/2019 Falmer, East Sussex 155 Yellowhammer Emberiza citrinella 20/01/2019 Kingly Vale NR, West Sussex 156 Reed Bunting Emberiza schoeniclus 02/01/2019 Ricardo's, Shoreham, West Sussex 157 Snow Bunting Plectrophenax nivalis 17/01/2019 Goring Gap, West Sussex