Steve Ball: Britain Year List 2020 BOU, All records Record(s) 1 to 163 of 163 total. Seq. Species Scientific Name Date Location Comments 1 Red-legged Partridge Alectoris rufa 15/10/2020 Kincraig 2 Grey Partridge Perdix perdix 31/01/2020 Airth 3 Pheasant Phasianus colchicus 25/01/2020 Ardochrig 4 Brent Goose Branta bernicla 24/09/2020 Lindisfarne 5 Canada Goose Branta canadensis 27/01/2020 Auchincross 6 Snow Goose Anser caerulescens 27/01/2020 Auchincross 7 Greylag Goose Anser anser 03/01/2020 Strathclyde Park 8 Taiga Bean Goose Anser fabalis 04/01/2020 Jawcraig 9 Pink-footed Goose Anser brachyrhynchus 01/01/2020 Garden 10 White-fronted Goose Anser albifrons 27/01/2020 Eaglesham European 11 Mute Swan Cygnus olor 03/01/2020 Strathclyde Park 12 Whooper Swan Cygnus cygnus 04/01/2020 Hogganfield Loch 13 Shelduck Tadorna tadorna 31/01/2020 Powfoulis 14 Shoveler Spatula clypeata 02/05/2020 Baron's Haugh 15 Gadwall Mareca strepera 30/01/2020 Baron's Haugh 16 Wigeon Mareca penelope 17/01/2020 Newshot island 17 Mallard Anas platyrhynchos 01/01/2020 Troon 18 Teal Anas crecca 04/01/2020 Strathclyde Park 19 Pochard Aythya ferina 31/01/2020 Skinflats 20 Ring-necked Duck Aythya collaris 17/01/2020 Mugdock Loch 21 Tufted Duck Aythya fuligula 03/01/2020 Strathclyde Park 22 Scaup Aythya marila 31/01/2020 Skinflats 23 Eider Somateria mollissima 27/01/2020 Troon 24 Velvet Scoter Melanitta fusca 28/01/2020 Musselburgh 25 Common Scoter Melanitta nigra 21/09/2020 Musselburgh 26 Long-tailed Duck Clangula hyemalis 28/01/2020 Musselburgh 27 Goldeneye Bucephala clangula 04/01/2020 Hogganfield Loch 28 Goosander Mergus merganser 03/01/2020 Strathclyde Park 29 Red-breasted Merganser Mergus serrator 28/01/2020 Musselburgh 30 Swift Apus apus 30/04/2020 Hamilton 31 Cuckoo Cuculus canorus 09/05/2020 Newhousemill Rd, Hamilton 32 Rock Dove Columba livia 01/01/2020 Garden 33 Stock Dove Columba oenas 31/01/2020 Skinflats 34 Woodpigeon Columba palumbus 01/01/2020 Garden 35 Collared Dove Streptopelia decaocto 27/01/2020 Doonfoot 36 Moorhen Gallinula chloropus 04/01/2020 Richmond Park 37 Coot Fulica atra 04/01/2020 Richmond Park 38 Little Grebe Tachybaptus ruficollis 17/01/2020 Newshot island 39 Red-necked Grebe Podiceps grisegena 01/07/2020 Hogganfield Loch 40 Great Crested Grebe Podiceps cristatus 17/01/2020 Newshot island 41 Slavonian Grebe Podiceps auritus 21/09/2020 Musselburgh 42 Oystercatcher Haematopus ostralegus 01/01/2020 Troon 43 Lapwing Vanellus vanellus 17/01/2020 Erskine harbour 44 Golden Plover Pluvialis apricaria 21/09/2020 Seton 45 Grey Plover Pluvialis squatarola 28/01/2020 Skateraw 46 Ringed Plover Charadrius hiaticula 28/01/2020 Skateraw 47 Little Ringed Plover Charadrius dubius 29/07/2020 Balgray Reservoir 48 Greater Sand Plover Charadrius leschenaultii 03/07/2020 Tyninghame 49 Eurasian Whimbrel Numenius phaeopus 22/07/2020 Troon 50 Curlew Numenius arquata 01/01/2020 Troon 51 Bar-tailed Godwit Limosa lapponica 28/01/2020 Musselburgh 52 Black-tailed Godwit Limosa limosa 31/01/2020 Kinneil 53 Turnstone Arenaria interpres 01/01/2020 Troon 54 Knot Calidris canutus 31/01/2020 Kinneil 55 Ruff Calidris pugnax 21/09/2020 Musselburgh 56 Sanderling Calidris alba 22/07/2020 Troon 57 Dunlin Calidris alpina 31/01/2020 Kinneil 58 Purple Sandpiper Calidris maritima 06/03/2020 Troon 59 Little Stint Calidris minuta 21/09/2020 Thorntonloch 60 Pectoral Sandpiper Calidris melanotos 12/09/2020 Longhaugh Field Pools 61 Woodcock Scolopax rusticola ********** ********** 62 Jack Snipe Lymnocryptes minimus 22/10/2020 Windlaw Marsh 63 Snipe Gallinago gallinago 27/01/2020 Pow Burn 64 Common Sandpiper Actitis hypoleucos 15/05/2020 Baron's Haugh 65 Green Sandpiper Tringa ochropus 16/07/2020 Baron's Haugh 66 Redshank Tringa totanus 17/01/2020 Erskine Harbour 67 Spotted Redshank Tringa erythropus 15/07/2020 Douglas Pond 68 Greenshank Tringa nebularia 17/01/2020 Erskine Harbour 69 Kittiwake Rissa tridactyla 03/07/2020 Dunbar Harbour 70 Black-headed Gull Chroicocephalus ridibundus 01/01/2020 Troon 71 Mediterranean Gull Ichthyaetus melanocephalus 22/07/2020 Troon 72 Common Gull Larus canus 01/01/2020 Troon 73 Ring-billed Gull Larus delawarensis 04/01/2020 Strathclyde Park 74 Great Black-backed Gull Larus marinus 04/01/2020 Strathclyde Park 75 Herring Gull Larus argentatus 01/01/2020 Troon 76 Lesser Black-backed Gull Larus fuscus 04/01/2020 London Road, Glasgow 77 Sandwich Tern Thalasseus sandvicensis 03/07/2020 Tyninghame 78 Common Tern Sterna hirundo 21/09/2020 Seton 79 Arctic Tern Sterna paradisaea 22/07/2020 Troon 80 Great Skua Stercorarius skua 06/08/2020 Prestonpans 81 Arctic Skua Stercorarius parasiticus 07/08/2020 Prestonpans 82 Common Guillemot Uria aalge 03/07/2020 Dunbar Harbour 83 Razorbill Alca torda 03/07/2020 Seton 84 Black Guillemot Cepphus grylle 06/03/2020 Troon 85 Red-throated Diver Gavia stellata 06/03/2020 Turnberry 86 Black-throated Diver Gavia arctica 06/03/2020 Turnberry 87 Fulmar Fulmarus glacialis 03/07/2020 Dunbar Harbour 88 Manx Shearwater Puffinus puffinus 22/07/2020 Troon 89 Gannet Morus bassanus 06/03/2020 Turnberry 90 Cormorant Phalacrocorax carbo 03/01/2020 Strathclyde Park 91 Shag Phalacrocorax aristotelis 06/03/2020 Turnberry 92 Grey Heron Ardea cinerea 01/01/2020 Troon 93 Little Egret Egretta garzetta 31/01/2020 Kinneil 94 Sparrowhawk Accipiter nisus 24/03/2020 Garden 95 Red Kite Milvus milvus 14/10/2020 Dingwall 96 Buzzard Buteo buteo 01/01/2020 Hamilton 97 Barn Owl Tyto alba ********** ********** 98 Tawny Owl Strix aluco 13/03/2020 Baron's Haugh 99 Kingfisher Alcedo atthis 04/01/2020 Richmond Park 100 Great Spotted Woodpecker Dendrocopos major 30/01/2020 Baron's Haugh 101 Kestrel Falco tinnunculus 05/01/2020 Eurocentral 102 Merlin Falco columbarius 24/09/2020 Lindisfarne 103 Peregrine Falco peregrinus 06/03/2020 Bogside 104 Ring-necked Parakeet Psittacula krameri ********** ********** 105 Jay Garrulus glandarius 15/05/2020 Baron's Haugh 106 Magpie Pica pica 01/01/2020 Garden 107 Jackdaw Coloeus monedula 01/01/2020 Hamilton 108 Rook Corvus frugilegus 04/01/2020 Slammanan 109 Carrion Crow Corvus corone 01/01/2020 Garden 110 Hooded Crow Corvus cornix 14/10/2020 Munlochy 111 Raven Corvus corax 25/01/2020 Ardochrig 112 Waxwing Bombycilla garrulus 04/01/2020 London Road, Glasgow 113 Coal Tit Periparus ater 01/01/2020 Garden 114 Blue Tit Cyanistes caeruleus 01/01/2020 Garden 115 Great Tit Parus major 01/01/2020 Garden 116 Skylark Alauda arvensis 06/03/2020 Turnberry 117 Sand Martin Riparia riparia 02/05/2020 Baron's Haugh 118 Swallow Hirundo rustica 11/04/2020 Hamilton 119 House Martin Delichon urbicum 09/05/2020 Newhousemill Rd, Hamilton 120 Long-tailed Tit Aegithalos caudatus 01/01/2020 Garden 121 Yellow-browed Warbler Phylloscopus inornatus 24/09/2020 Lindisfarne 122 Willow Warbler Phylloscopus trochilus 11/04/2020 Hamilton 123 Chiffchaff Phylloscopus collybita 29/03/2020 Garden 124 Sedge Warbler Acrocephalus schoenobaenus 24/04/2020 Cathkin Marsh 125 Grasshopper Warbler Locustella naevia 24/04/2020 Cathkin Marsh 126 Blackcap Sylvia atricapilla 13/03/2020 Garden 127 Garden Warbler Sylvia borin 24/04/2020 Earnock Burn, Hamilton 128 Whitethroat Curruca communis 24/04/2020 Cathkin Marsh 129 Goldcrest Regulus regulus 04/01/2020 Auchinlea Park 130 Wren Troglodytes troglodytes 04/01/2020 Richmond Park 131 Nuthatch Sitta europaea 30/01/2020 Baron's Haugh 132 Treecreeper Certhia familiaris 30/01/2020 Baron's Haugh 133 Starling Sturnus vulgaris 01/01/2020 Garden 134 Ring Ouzel Turdus torquatus 06/07/2020 Culter Glen 135 Blackbird Turdus merula 01/01/2020 Garden 136 Fieldfare Turdus pilaris 04/01/2020 Riggend 137 Redwing Turdus iliacus 04/01/2020 Riggend 138 Song Thrush Turdus philomelos 19/02/2020 Hamilton West Station 139 Mistle Thrush Turdus viscivorus 17/01/2020 Victoria Park 140 Spotted Flycatcher Muscicapa striata 30/05/2020 Stonebyres Wood 141 Robin Erithacus rubecula 01/01/2020 Garden 142 Whinchat Saxicola rubetra 06/07/2020 Culter Glen 143 Stonechat Saxicola rubicola 27/01/2020 Doonfoot 144 Wheatear Oenanthe oenanthe 21/04/2020 Stewartfield Farm, Hamilton 145 Dipper Cinclus cinclus 01/04/2020 Earnock Burn, Hamilton 146 House Sparrow Passer domesticus 03/01/2020 Garden 147 Tree Sparrow Passer montanus 28/01/2020 Skateraw 148 Dunnock Prunella modularis 29/01/2020 Motherwell Shopping Centre 149 Grey Wagtail Motacilla cinerea 03/01/2020 Strathclyde Park 150 Pied Wagtail Motacilla alba 01/01/2020 Troon 151 Meadow Pipit Anthus pratensis 31/01/2020 Powfoulis 152 Rock Pipit Anthus petrosus 27/01/2020 Doonfoot 153 Chaffinch Fringilla coelebs 02/01/2020 Garden 154 Bullfinch Pyrrhula pyrrhula 04/01/2020 Richmond Park 155 Greenfinch Chloris chloris 27/01/2020 Doonfoot 156 Linnet Linaria cannabina 27/01/2020 Pow Burn 157 Lesser Redpoll Acanthis cabaret 01/01/2020 Garden 158 Common Crossbill Loxia curvirostra 25/01/2020 Ardochrig 159 Goldfinch Carduelis carduelis 01/01/2020 Garden 160 Siskin Spinus spinus 30/05/2020 Stonebyres Wood 161 Lapland Bunting Calcarius lapponicus 24/09/2020 Lindisfarne 162 Yellowhammer Emberiza citrinella 27/01/2020 Doonfoot 163 Reed Bunting Emberiza schoeniclus 28/01/2020 Skateraw