John Campbell: Britain Year List 2020 BOU, All records Record(s) 1 to 115 of 115 total. Seq. Species Scientific Name Date Location Comments 1 Pheasant Phasianus colchicus 01/01/2020 By A130 near Barnston 2 Brent Goose Branta bernicla 05/02/2020 River Blackwater, Heybridge 3 Canada Goose Branta canadensis 10/01/2020 Layer Breton Causeway 4 Barnacle Goose Branta leucopsis 06/08/2020 Over Solway Estuary, near River Esk 5 Greylag Goose Anser anser 10/01/2020 Layer Breton Causeway 6 Pink-footed Goose Anser brachyrhynchus 04/01/2020 Over Wemyss Bay 7 Mute Swan Cygnus olor 06/01/2020 Clyde estuary, by Langbank 8 Egyptian Goose Alopochen aegyptiaca 10/01/2020 Abberton Reservoir 9 Shelduck Tadorna tadorna 06/01/2020 Clyde Estuary, Langbank 10 Mandarin Duck Aix galericulata 17/01/2020 Endcliffe PArk , Sheffield 11 Shoveler Spatula clypeata 10/01/2020 Abberton Reservoir 12 Gadwall Mareca strepera 16/01/2020 YWT Potteric Carr 13 Wigeon Mareca penelope 10/01/2020 Abberton Reservoir 14 Mallard Anas platyrhynchos 08/01/2020 Central Chelmsford 15 Teal Anas crecca 10/01/2020 Abberton Reservoir 16 Pochard Aythya ferina 10/01/2020 Layer Breton Causeway 17 Tufted Duck Aythya fuligula 10/01/2020 Layer Breton Causeway 18 Eider Somateria mollissima 02/01/2020 Wemyss Bay 19 Goldeneye Bucephala clangula 10/01/2020 Abberton Reservoir 20 Smew Mergellus albellus 10/01/2020 Layer Breton Causeway 21 Goosander Mergus merganser 10/01/2020 Abberton Reservoir 22 Red-breasted Merganser Mergus serrator 04/01/2020 Wemyss Bay 23 Swift Apus apus 04/05/2020 Over Danbury garden 24 Cuckoo Cuculus canorus 05/05/2020 Heard from Danbury Garden 25 Rock Dove Columba livia 02/01/2020 Heybridge Basin 26 Stock Dove Columba oenas 09/02/2020 Danbury, garden 27 Woodpigeon Columba palumbus 01/01/2020 Danbury Garden 28 Collared Dove Streptopelia decaocto 20/01/2020 Andover, Hants 29 Moorhen Gallinula chloropus 08/01/2020 Central Chelmsford 30 Coot Fulica atra 10/01/2020 Abberton Reservoir 31 Little Grebe Tachybaptus ruficollis 05/02/2020 Heybridge Basin 32 Great Crested Grebe Podiceps cristatus 10/01/2020 Abberton Reservoir 33 Oystercatcher Haematopus ostralegus 02/01/2020 Wemyss Bay 34 Avocet Recurvirostra avosetta 05/02/2020 River Blackwater, Heybridge 35 Lapwing Vanellus vanellus 06/01/2020 By A66, Co Durham 36 Golden Plover Pluvialis apricaria 05/02/2020 River Blackwater, Heybridge 37 Ringed Plover Charadrius hiaticula 05/02/2020 River Blackwater, Heybridge 38 Curlew Numenius arquata 05/02/2020 Fambridge 39 Black-tailed Godwit Limosa limosa 05/02/2020 River Blackwater, Heybridge 40 Knot Calidris canutus 05/02/2020 River Blackwater, Heybridge 41 Dunlin Calidris alpina 05/02/2020 42 Green Sandpiper Tringa ochropus 27/08/2020 Old Hall Marshes RSPB 43 Redshank Tringa totanus 05/01/2020 Wemyss Bay 44 Black-headed Gull Chroicocephalus ridibundus 01/01/2020 By A130 Essex 45 Common Gull Larus canus 11/08/2020 Largs 46 Great Black-backed Gull Larus marinus 12/08/2020 Ettrick Bay, Bute 47 Herring Gull Larus argentatus 01/01/2020 By A12, Chelmsford 48 Lesser Black-backed Gull Larus fuscus 02/01/2020 Greenock 49 Common Tern Sterna hirundo 19/05/2020 Heybridge Basin 50 Common Guillemot Uria aalge 08/08/2020 Wemyss Bay 51 Black Guillemot Cepphus grylle 08/08/2020 Wemyss Bay 52 Black-throated Diver Gavia arctica 10/01/2020 Abberton Reservoir 53 Gannet Morus bassanus 06/08/2020 Wemyss Bay 54 Cormorant Phalacrocorax carbo 01/01/2020 Wemyss Bay 55 Spoonbill Platalea leucorodia 27/08/2020 Old Hall Marshes RSPB 7 individuals 56 Cattle Egret Bubulcus ibis 27/08/2020 Old Hall Marshes RSPB - group of 9 birds 57 Grey Heron Ardea cinerea 03/01/2020 On shore by A78,Skelmorlie 58 Great White Egret Ardea alba 10/01/2020 Abberton Reservoir 59 Little Egret Egretta garzetta 10/01/2020 Abberton Reservoir 60 Sparrowhawk Accipiter nisus 31/07/2020 Over Garden 61 Marsh Harrier Circus aeruginosus 16/01/2020 YWT Potteric Carr 62 Red Kite Milvus milvus 01/01/2020 A1M York junction 63 Buzzard Buteo buteo 01/01/2020 Near Felstead, Essex 64 Barn Owl Tyto alba 07/02/2020 Blue House Farm, EWT 65 Short-eared Owl Asio flammeus 07/02/2020 Blue House Farm, EWT 66 Great Spotted Woodpecker Dendrocopos major 09/01/2020 Danbury Garden 67 Green Woodpecker Picus viridis 30/03/2020 Danbury Garden, after many hearings 68 Kestrel Falco tinnunculus 01/01/2020 By M11, near Stansted 69 Ring-necked Parakeet Psittacula krameri 28/01/2020 Hampstead Heath, London 70 Jay Garrulus glandarius 22/01/2020 Stockbridge Wold, Hants 71 Magpie Pica pica 01/01/2020 Danbury Garden 72 Jackdaw Coloeus monedula 01/01/2020 Garden Danbury 73 Rook Corvus frugilegus 01/01/2020 By A66, Co Durham 74 Carrion Crow Corvus corone 01/01/2020 Danbury Garden 75 Coal Tit Periparus ater 16/01/2020 YWT Potteric Carr 76 Blue Tit Cyanistes caeruleus 01/01/2020 Danbury Garden 77 Great Tit Parus major 01/01/2020 Danbury Garden 78 Bearded Tit Panurus biarmicus 19/05/2020 Heybridge Basin 79 Skylark Alauda arvensis 10/01/2020 Abberton Reservoir 80 Swallow Hirundo rustica 17/04/2020 Danbury Common 81 House Martin Delichon urbicum 14/05/2020 12 birds over Paternoster Farm, Danbury 82 Willow Warbler Phylloscopus trochilus 28/07/2020 Ludgores Lane, Danbury 83 Chiffchaff Phylloscopus collybita 27/03/2020 Danbury Lakes 84 Sedge Warbler Acrocephalus schoenobaenus 13/07/2020 Heybridge Basin 85 Reed Warbler Acrocephalus scirpaceus 19/05/2020 Heybridge Basin 86 Blackcap Sylvia atricapilla 05/03/2020 Andover Garden 87 Whitethroat Curruca communis 05/05/2020 Danbury Common 88 Wren Troglodytes troglodytes 16/01/2020 YWT Potteric Carr 89 Nuthatch Sitta europaea 17/01/2020 Heard, Endcliffe Park, Sheffield 90 Treecreeper Certhia familiaris 16/01/2020 YWT Potteric Carr 91 Starling Sturnus vulgaris 01/01/2020 IN murmuration, near Gretna 92 Blackbird Turdus merula 01/01/2020 Danbury Garden 93 Fieldfare Turdus pilaris 29/01/2020 Galleywood, Chelmsford 94 Redwing Turdus iliacus 18/01/2020 Endcliffe Park, Sheffield 95 Song Thrush Turdus philomelos 20/01/2020 Andover, Hants 96 Mistle Thrush Turdus viscivorus 19/01/2020 Andover Hants 97 Robin Erithacus rubecula 01/01/2020 Danbury Garden 98 Nightingale Luscinia megarhynchos 17/04/2020 Danbury Common, Birds first reported on 9th April, heard on 10th April, seen and heard at today's date 99 Whinchat Saxicola rubetra 27/08/2020 Old Hall Marshes RSPB 100 Stonechat Saxicola rubicola 10/01/2020 Abberton Reservoir 101 Wheatear Oenanthe oenanthe 12/08/2020 Scalpsie Bay, Bute 102 Dipper Cinclus cinclus 15/07/2020 Whiteley Woods, Sheffield 103 House Sparrow Passer domesticus 03/01/2020 Wemyss Bay 104 Dunnock Prunella modularis 08/01/2020 Chelmsford Town Centre 105 Yellow Wagtail Motacilla flava 27/08/2020 Old Hall Marshes, RSPB 106 Grey Wagtail Motacilla cinerea 17/01/2020 Endcliffe Park, Sheffield 107 Pied Wagtail Motacilla alba 10/01/2020 Layer Breton Causeway 108 Meadow Pipit Anthus pratensis 10/01/2020 Abberton Reservoir 109 Rock Pipit Anthus petrosus 12/08/2020 Ettrick Bay, Bute 110 Chaffinch Fringilla coelebs 01/01/2020 Danbury Garden 111 Bullfinch Pyrrhula pyrrhula 16/01/2020 YWT Potteric Carr 112 Greenfinch Chloris chloris 01/01/2020 Danbury Garden 113 Goldfinch Carduelis carduelis 01/01/2020 Danbury Garden 114 Yellowhammer Emberiza citrinella 06/03/2020 Several in hedgerow by Abbotts Ann 115 Reed Bunting Emberiza schoeniclus 16/01/2020 YWT Potteric Carr