Andrew Kinghorn: Britain Year List 2011 BOU, All records Record(s) 1 to 278 of 278 total. Seq. Species Scientific Name Date Location Comments 1 Black Grouse Lyrurus tetrix 09/03/2011 Undisclosed site, Durham 2 Red Grouse Lagopus lagopus 09/03/2011 Dales, Durham 3 Red-legged Partridge Alectoris rufa 04/02/2011 (Farmland) Norfolk 4 Grey Partridge Perdix perdix 05/01/2011 Great Lumley, Durham 5 Pheasant Phasianus colchicus 01/01/2011 Rainton Meadows DWT 6 Golden Pheasant Chrysolophus pictus 04/12/2011 Wolferton Triangle, Norfolk male 7 Brent Goose Branta bernicla 04/02/2011 Thornham, Norfolk 8 Canada Goose Branta canadensis 01/01/2011 Rainton Meadows DWT 9 Barnacle Goose Branta leucopsis 06/02/2011 Holkham, Norfolk 10 Snow Goose Anser caerulescens 15/10/2011 Saltholme RSPB, Durham 11 Greylag Goose Anser anser 01/01/2011 Rainton Meadows DWT 12 Pink-footed Goose Anser brachyrhynchus 21/01/2011 Rainton Meadows DWT, Durham 13 Tundra Bean Goose Anser serrirostris 02/04/2011 Scaling Dam, North Yorkshire 14 White-fronted Goose Anser albifrons 06/02/2011 Holkham, Norfolk 15 Mute Swan Cygnus olor 01/01/2011 Rainton Meadows DWT 16 Bewick's Swan Cygnus columbianus 05/02/2011 Halvergate, Norfolk 17 Whooper Swan Cygnus cygnus 01/01/2011 Rainton Meadows DWT 18 Egyptian Goose Alopochen aegyptiaca 04/02/2011 Thornham, Norfolk 19 Shelduck Tadorna tadorna 09/01/2011 Greatham Creek, Teesside 20 Mandarin Duck Aix galericulata 03/01/2011 Chester-le-Street, Durham 21 Garganey Spatula querquedula 11/04/2011 Saltholme RSPB, Durham 22 Blue-winged Teal Spatula discors 20/08/2011 Saltholme RSPB An eclipse drake, not much of a looker but an interesting ID challenge 23 Shoveler Spatula clypeata 03/01/2011 Seal Sands, Durham 24 Gadwall Mareca strepera 03/01/2011 Dorman's Pool, Durham 25 Wigeon Mareca penelope 03/01/2011 Teesside, Durham 26 American Wigeon Mareca americana 04/02/2011 Cley Marshes NWT, Norfolk 27 Mallard Anas platyrhynchos 01/01/2011 Rainton Meadows DWT 28 Pintail Anas acuta 26/01/2011 Saltholme RSPB, Teesside 29 Teal Anas crecca 01/01/2011 Rainton Meadows DWT 30 Green-winged Teal Anas carolinensis 09/02/2011 Bowesfield Marsh, Teesside County Tick 31 Red-crested Pochard Netta rufina 12/03/2011 Idle Valley NR, Nottinghamshire 32 Pochard Aythya ferina 05/01/2011 Dorman's Pool, Teesside, Durham 33 Ferruginous Duck Aythya nyroca 05/02/2011 Cockshoot Broad, Norfolk 34 Ring-necked Duck Aythya collaris 09/01/2011 Cowpen Bewley WP, Teesside 35 Tufted Duck Aythya fuligula 03/01/2011 Chester-le-Street, Durham 36 Scaup Aythya marila 03/01/2011 Chester-le-Street, Durham 37 Lesser Scaup Aythya affinis 10/10/2011 Tynemouth (boating lake), Northumberland A juvenile bird, not as bad looking as I thought it was going to be! 38 Eider Somateria mollissima 03/01/2011 Blackhall Rocks, Durham 39 Surf Scoter Melanitta perspicillata 01/06/2011 Blackhall Rocks, Durham First twitchable for the county as well 40 Velvet Scoter Melanitta fusca 03/01/2011 Blackhall Rocks, Durham 41 White-winged Scoter Melanitta deglandi 19/06/2011 Murcar Links Golf Club, Aberdeenshire A 1st summer drake + showed well for this bird. Fairly close inshore. 42 Common Scoter Melanitta nigra 03/01/2011 Hartlepool Headland, Durham 43 Black Scoter Melanitta americana 14/04/2011 Stag Rocks, Northumberland A nice adult drake bird 44 Long-tailed Duck Clangula hyemalis 03/01/2011 Coxgreen, Durham 45 Goldeneye Bucephala clangula 03/01/2011 Coxgreen, Durham 46 Smew Mergellus albellus 26/03/2011 Hurworth Burn Reservoir, Durham 47 Goosander Mergus merganser 03/01/2011 Chester-le-Street, Durham 48 Red-breasted Merganser Mergus serrator 03/01/2011 Seal Sands, Durham 49 Ruddy Duck Oxyura jamaicensis 17/09/2011 Undisclosed site, Durham 50 Nightjar Caprimulgus europaeus 29/05/2011 Salthouse Heath, Norfolk 51 Swift Apus apus 07/05/2011 Petro Plus Pool, Teesside, Durham 52 Cuckoo Cuculus canorus 23/04/2011 Bollihope Common, Durham 53 Rock Dove Columba livia 01/01/2011 Rainton Meadows DWT, Durham 54 Stock Dove Columba oenas 03/01/2011 Greatham Creek, Durham 55 Woodpigeon Columba palumbus 01/01/2011 Rainton Meadows DWT 56 Turtle Dove Streptopelia turtur 28/05/2011 Minsmere RSPB (near), Suffolk 57 Oriental Turtle Dove Streptopelia orientalis 18/02/2011 Chipping Norton, Oxfordshire Life, British, and Year tick 58 Collared Dove Streptopelia decaocto 01/01/2011 Great Lumley 59 Water Rail Rallus aquaticus 03/01/2011 Saltholme RSPB, Durham 60 Moorhen Gallinula chloropus 01/01/2011 Rainton Meadows DWT 61 Coot Fulica atra 01/01/2011 Rainton Meadows DWT 62 Sandhill Crane Antigone canadensis 24/09/2011 St. Combs, Aberdeenshire What a superb bird, a one I will remember for many years to come. 63 Crane Grus grus 26/03/2011 Saltholme RSPB, Durham 64 Little Grebe Tachybaptus ruficollis 03/01/2011 Dorman's Pool, Durham 65 Red-necked Grebe Podiceps grisegena 09/01/2011 Hartlepool Headland, Teesside 66 Great Crested Grebe Podiceps cristatus 03/01/2011 Blackhall Rocks, Durham 67 Slavonian Grebe Podiceps auritus 20/12/2011 Hartlepool Headland, Teesside 68 Black-necked Grebe Podiceps nigricollis 03/01/2011 Seal Sands, Durham 69 Stone-curlew Burhinus oedicnemus 07/05/2011 Petro Plus Pool, Teesside, Durham 70 Oystercatcher Haematopus ostralegus 03/01/2011 Blackhall Rocks, Durham 71 Avocet Recurvirostra avosetta 04/02/2011 Titchwell RSPB, Norfolk 72 Lapwing Vanellus vanellus 01/01/2011 Rainton Meadows DWT 73 Golden Plover Pluvialis apricaria 05/01/2011 Zinc Words Road, Teesside, Durham 74 American Golden Plover Pluvialis dominica 04/09/2011 Whitburn Steel, Durham Adult summer moulting into winter, rare bird in Durham! 75 Grey Plover Pluvialis squatarola 03/01/2011 Blackhall Rocks, Durham 76 Ringed Plover Charadrius hiaticula 03/01/2011 Hartlepool Headland, Durham 77 Little Ringed Plover Charadrius dubius 26/03/2011 Saltholme RSPB, Durham 78 Eurasian Whimbrel Numenius phaeopus 06/05/2011 Holme Fleet, Durham 79 Curlew Numenius arquata 03/01/2011 Hartlepool Headland, Durham 80 Bar-tailed Godwit Limosa lapponica 03/01/2011 Blackhall Rocks, Durham 81 Black-tailed Godwit Limosa limosa 09/01/2011 Greatham Creek, Teesside 82 Turnstone Arenaria interpres 03/01/2011 Blackhall Rocks, Durham 83 Knot Calidris canutus 03/01/2011 Hartlepool Headland, Durham 84 Ruff Calidris pugnax 04/02/2011 Titchwell RSPB, Norfolk 85 Sharp-tailed Sandpiper Calidris acuminata 09/09/2011 Greatham Creek, Durham A superb looking adult in nearly full summer plumage. 86 Curlew Sandpiper Calidris ferruginea 29/05/2011 Titchwell RSPB, Norfolk 87 Temminck's Stint Calidris temminckii 07/05/2011 Castle Lake DBC (Bishop Middleham), Durham 88 Sanderling Calidris alba 03/01/2011 Newburn Bridge, Hartlepool, Durham 89 Dunlin Calidris alpina 03/01/2011 Newburn Bridge, Hartlepool, Durham 90 Purple Sandpiper Calidris maritima 03/01/2011 Hartlepool Headland, Durham 91 Little Stint Calidris minuta 13/08/2011 Greatham Creek, Durham 92 White-rumped Sandpiper Calidris fuscicollis 20/07/2011 Saltholme RSPB Same place as last years bird but 8 days earlier. Same bird I think! 93 Pectoral Sandpiper Calidris melanotos 12/06/2011 Greatham Creek, Durham 94 Semipalmated Sandpiper Calidris pusilla 31/07/2011 Saltholme RSPB, Durham 3rd consecutive year I have seen this species in the UK. 95 Western Sandpiper Calidris mauri 04/12/2011 Cley Marshes NWT, Norfolk a controversial stint, I personally think its a Western. 96 Long-billed Dowitcher Limnodromus scolopaceus 08/10/2011 Caerlaverock WWT, Dumfries & Galloway 97 Woodcock Scolopax rusticola 04/01/2011 Rainton Meadows DWT, Durham 98 Jack Snipe Lymnocryptes minimus 24/10/2011 Rainton Meadows DWT, Durham 99 Snipe Gallinago gallinago 04/02/2011 Thornham, Norfolk 100 Terek Sandpiper Xenus cinereus 30/05/2011 Low Hauxley NWT Showed well on evening. Calling a lot and mobile; perhaps no surprises it wasn't seen the next day. 101 Wilson's Phalarope Phalaropus tricolor 14/08/2011 Greenabella Marsh, Durham cracking bird and a one I have wanted to see for a while now. 102 Red-necked Phalarope Phalaropus lobatus 27/05/2011 Frampton Marsh RSPB, Lincolnshire 103 Grey Phalarope Phalaropus fulicarius 13/11/2011 Low Hauxley NR, Northumberland Put on a nice display and seen well with Greater Yellowlegs, a memorable moment for me when it comes to British birding. 104 Common Sandpiper Actitis hypoleucos 09/04/2011 Rainton Meadows DWT 105 Green Sandpiper Tringa ochropus 25/06/2011 Bishop Middleham (Castle Lake DBC), Durham 106 Solitary Sandpiper Tringa solitaria 02/10/2011 Nateby, Lancashire First for Northern England! Awesome bird. 107 Redshank Tringa totanus 03/01/2011 Coxgreen, Durham 108 Marsh Sandpiper Tringa stagnatilis 18/07/2011 Blacktoft Sands RSPB, East Yorkshire Cracking wader 109 Wood Sandpiper Tringa glareola 06/05/2011 Saltholme RSPB, Durham 110 Spotted Redshank Tringa erythropus 04/02/2011 Thornham, Norfolk 111 Greenshank Tringa nebularia 02/04/2011 Saltholme RSPB, Durham 112 Greater Yellowlegs Tringa melanoleuca 13/11/2011 Low Hauxley NR, Northumberland Brilliant bird and seen well with a Grey Phalarope, British birding nearly at its very best. 113 Kittiwake Rissa tridactyla 18/04/2011 Whitburn, Durham 114 Bonaparte's Gull Chroicocephalus philadelphia 05/08/2011 Whitburn Steel, Co.Durham A cracking bird moulting out of summer plumage, 75% of summer plumage remained on the bird. 115 Black-headed Gull Chroicocephalus ridibundus 01/01/2011 Great Lumley 116 Little Gull Hydrocoloeus minutus 11/04/2011 Saltholme RSPB, Durham 117 Mediterranean Gull Ichthyaetus melanocephalus 03/01/2011 Hartlepool Headland, Durham 118 Common Gull Larus canus 01/01/2011 Rainton Meadows DWT 119 Great Black-backed Gull Larus marinus 01/01/2011 Rainton Meadows DWT 120 Glaucous Gull Larus hyperboreus 26/01/2011 Seaton Common (tip), Teesside 121 Iceland Gull Larus glaucoides 22/01/2011 Seaton Common (tip), Teesside 122 Herring Gull Larus argentatus 01/01/2011 Rainton Meadows DWT 123 Caspian Gull Larus cachinnans 15/01/2011 Rainham Marshes RSPB (tip), London 124 Yellow-legged Gull Larus michahellis 16/02/2011 Seaton Common tip, Teesside 125 Lesser Black-backed Gull Larus fuscus 12/01/2011 Fatfield, Durham 126 Sandwich Tern Thalasseus sandvicensis 14/04/2011 Stag Rocks, Northumberland 127 Little Tern Sternula albifrons 07/05/2011 Crimdon Dene, Durham 128 Roseate Tern Sterna dougallii 21/05/2011 Coquet Island, Northumberland 129 Common Tern Sterna hirundo 04/05/2011 Saltholme RSPB 130 Arctic Tern Sterna paradisaea 21/05/2011 Coquet Island, Northumberland 131 White-winged Black Tern Chlidonias leucopterus 10/05/2011 East Chevington NWT, Northumberland 132 Black Tern Chlidonias niger 22/04/2011 Castle Lake DBC, Durham 133 Great Skua Stercorarius skua 26/07/2011 Whitburn Observatory, Co.Durham 134 Pomarine Skua Stercorarius pomarinus 31/08/2011 Whitburn Observatory, Durham 135 Arctic Skua Stercorarius parasiticus 29/07/2011 Hartlepool Headland, Co.Durham 136 Long-tailed Skua Stercorarius longicaudus 31/08/2011 Whitburn Observatory, Durham 137 Common Guillemot Uria aalge 19/06/2011 Murcar Links Golf Club, Aberdeenshire 138 Razorbill Alca torda 18/04/2011 Whitburn, Durham 139 Black Guillemot Cepphus grylle 10/09/2011 Parton Rocks (Hartlepool Headland), Durham 140 Puffin Fratercula arctica 21/05/2011 Coquet Island, Northumberland 141 Red-throated Diver Gavia stellata 03/01/2011 Blackhall Rocks, Durham 142 Black-throated Diver Gavia arctica 29/12/2011 Hartlepool Headland, Durham 143 Great Northern Diver Gavia immer 10/12/2011 Hartlepool Headland, Durham juvenile and adult bird 144 Storm Petrel Hydrobates pelagicus 25/07/2011 Whitburn Observatory, Durham 145 Fulmar Fulmarus glacialis 16/04/2011 Blackhall Rocks, Durham 146 Sooty Shearwater Ardenna grisea 31/08/2011 Whitburn Observatory, Durham 147 Manx Shearwater Puffinus puffinus 25/07/2011 Whitburn Observatory, Durham 148 Balearic Shearwater Puffinus mauretanicus 31/08/2011 Whitburn Observatory, Durham 149 Gannet Morus bassanus 18/04/2011 Whitburn, Durham 150 Cormorant Phalacrocorax carbo 01/01/2011 Rainton Meadows DWT 151 Shag Phalacrocorax aristotelis 152 Glossy Ibis Plegadis falcinellus 15/10/2011 Saltholme RSPB, Durham First one in Durham since 1992! I was only 1 year old when the last one was in Durham. Wow! 153 Spoonbill Platalea leucorodia 21/05/2011 Druridge Pools, Northumberland 154 Bittern Botaurus stellaris 01/01/2011 Rainton Meadows DWT 155 Grey Heron Ardea cinerea 01/01/2011 Rainton Meadows DWT 156 Purple Heron Ardea purpurea 28/05/2011 Minsmere RSPB, Suffolk 157 Little Egret Egretta garzetta 05/01/2011 Saltholme RSPB 158 Osprey Pandion haliaetus 03/04/2011 Great Lumley, Durham 159 Honey-buzzard Pernis apivorus 29/05/2011 Great Ryburgh, Norfolk 160 Sparrowhawk Accipiter nisus 03/01/2011 Greatham Creek, Durham 161 Goshawk Accipiter gentilis 09/03/2011 Undisclosed site, Durham 162 Marsh Harrier Circus aeruginosus 04/02/2011 Thornham, Norfolk 163 Hen Harrier Circus cyaneus 04/02/2011 Thornham, Norfolk Ring tail, male and male NORTHERN HARRIER seen in 1 day 164 Pallid Harrier Circus macrourus 21/10/2011 Dorman's Pool, Durham A cracking juvenile bird. 165 Montagu's Harrier Circus pygargus 28/05/2011 Undisclosed site, Norfolk 166 Red Kite Milvus milvus 18/02/2011 Countryside, Oxfordshire 167 Rough-legged Buzzard Buteo lagopus 06/02/2011 Holkham, Norfolk 168 Buzzard Buteo buteo 19/01/2011 Morpeth, Northumberland 169 Barn Owl Tyto alba 05/01/2011 Greatham Creek, Teesside, Durham 170 Tawny Owl Strix aluco 04/01/2011 Rainton Meadows DWT, Durham 171 Little Owl Athene noctua 04/01/2011 Great Lumley, Durham 172 Long-eared Owl Asio otus 01/01/2011 Undisclosed Site 173 Short-eared Owl Asio flammeus 03/01/2011 Greatham Creek, Durham 174 Kingfisher Alcedo atthis 28/05/2011 Minsmere RSPB, Suffolk 175 Lesser Spotted Woodpecker Dryobates minor 12/03/2011 Rufford Abbey Country Park, Nottinghamshire 176 Great Spotted Woodpecker Dendrocopos major 04/01/2011 Rainton Meadows DWT, Durham 177 Green Woodpecker Picus viridis 12/03/2011 Rufford Abbey Country Park, Nottinghamshire 178 Kestrel Falco tinnunculus 01/01/2011 Rainton Meadows DWT 179 Merlin Falco columbarius 26/01/2011 Greatham Creek, Teesside 180 Hobby Falco subbuteo 27/05/2011 Lakenheath Fen RSPB, Suffolk 181 Peregrine Falco peregrinus 23/01/2011 Rainton Meadows DWT, Durham 182 Ring-necked Parakeet Psittacula krameri 15/01/2011 Rainham Marshes RSPB, London 183 Red-backed Shrike Lanius collurio 06/06/2011 Seaton Carew, Durham 184 Great Grey Shrike Lanius excubitor 09/03/2011 Hamsterly Forest, Durham 185 Woodchat Shrike Lanius senator 21/08/2011 Trow Quarry, Durham 186 Golden Oriole Oriolus oriolus 27/05/2011 Lakenheath Fen RSPB, Suffolk 187 Jay Garrulus glandarius 19/01/2011 Morpeth, Northumberland 188 Magpie Pica pica 01/01/2011 Great Lumley 189 Chough Pyrrhocorax pyrrhocorax 03/07/2011 South Stack RSPB, Wales 190 Jackdaw Coloeus monedula 01/01/2011 Rainton Meadows DWT 191 Rook Corvus frugilegus 03/01/2011 (Countryside), Durham 192 Carrion Crow Corvus corone 01/01/2011 Rainton Meadows DWT 193 Hooded Crow Corvus cornix 25/02/2011 Seaton Common, Teesside 194 Raven Corvus corax 09/03/2011 Undisclosed site, Durham 195 Waxwing Bombycilla garrulus 01/01/2011 Rainton Meadows DWT 25 birds flew over, very pleasant and unexpected year tick on a brief visit out this morning. 196 Coal Tit Periparus ater 19/01/2011 Morpeth, Northumberland 197 Marsh Tit Poecile palustris 19/01/2011 Morpeth, Northumberland 198 Willow Tit Poecile montanus 01/01/2011 Rainton Meadows DWT 199 Blue Tit Cyanistes caeruleus 01/01/2011 Rainton Meadows DWT 200 Great Tit Parus major 01/01/2011 Rainton Meadows DWT 201 Bearded Tit Panurus biarmicus 30/05/2011 Lakenheath Fen RSPB, Suffolk 202 Woodlark Lullula arborea 27/05/2011 Undisclosed site, Suffolk 203 Skylark Alauda arvensis 07/01/2011 Rainton Meadows DWT, Durham 204 Shore Lark Eremophila alpestris 04/02/2011 Cley Marshes NWT, Norfolk 205 Sand Martin Riparia riparia 19/03/2011 Kielder Forest, Northumberland 206 Swallow Hirundo rustica 02/04/2011 Greatham Creek, Teesside 207 House Martin Delichon urbicum 11/04/2011 Saltholme RSPB, Durham 208 Cetti's Warbler Cettia cetti 11/04/2011 Dorman's Pool, Durham 209 Long-tailed Tit Aegithalos caudatus 01/01/2011 Rainton Meadows DWT 210 Wood Warbler Phylloscopus sibilatrix 23/04/2011 undisclosed site, Durham 211 Hume's Warbler Phylloscopus humei 12/11/2011 South Gare, North Yorkshire Heard well and seen well, an ace bird for it to be my first. 212 Yellow-browed Warbler Phylloscopus inornatus 01/10/2011 Whitburn Coastal Park, Durham A re-trap of a bird caught earlier in the morning, amazing close range views. 213 Willow Warbler Phylloscopus trochilus 05/04/2011 Rainton Meadows DWT 214 Chiffchaff Phylloscopus collybita 12/03/2011 Idle Valley NR, Nottinghamshire 215 Sedge Warbler Acrocephalus schoenobaenus 16/04/2011 Rainton Meadows DWT, Durham 216 Reed Warbler Acrocephalus scirpaceus 15/04/2011 Rainton Meadows DWT, Durham 217 Grasshopper Warbler Locustella naevia 11/04/2011 Dorman's Pool, Durham 218 Blackcap Sylvia atricapilla 05/04/2011 Rainton Meadows DWT, Durham 219 Garden Warbler Sylvia borin 11/05/2011 Rainton Meadows DWT, Durham 220 Lesser Whitethroat Curruca curruca 06/06/2011 Waldridge Fell, Durham 221 Western Subalpine Warbler Curruca iberiae 10/04/2011 Holy Island, Northumberland Adult male 222 Whitethroat Curruca communis 16/04/2011 Rainton Meadows DWT, Durham 223 Dartford Warbler Curruca undata 28/05/2011 Dunwich Heath, Suffolk 224 Firecrest Regulus ignicapilla 31/10/2011 Whitburn Costal Park, Durham 225 Goldcrest Regulus regulus 01/01/2011 Rainton Meadows DWT 226 Wren Troglodytes troglodytes 05/01/2011 Great Lumley, Durham 227 Nuthatch Sitta europaea 19/01/2011 Morpeth, Northumberland 228 Treecreeper Certhia familiaris 09/02/2011 Fishburn, Durham 229 Starling Sturnus vulgaris 01/01/2011 Rainton Meadows DWT 230 Ring Ouzel Turdus torquatus 23/04/2011 Bollihope Common, Durham 231 Blackbird Turdus merula 01/01/2011 Great Lumley 232 Fieldfare Turdus pilaris 01/01/2011 Rainton Meadows DWT 233 Redwing Turdus iliacus 01/01/2011 Rainton Meadows DWT 234 Song Thrush Turdus philomelos 04/01/2011 Great Lumley, Durham 235 Mistle Thrush Turdus viscivorus 03/01/2011 Teesside (housing estate area), Durham 236 Spotted Flycatcher Muscicapa striata 29/05/2011 Sculthorpe Moor, Norfolk 237 Robin Erithacus rubecula 01/01/2011 Rainton Meadows DWT 238 Nightingale Luscinia megarhynchos 04/05/2011 Cowpen Bewley Woodland Park, Teesside heard and seen 239 White-throated Robin Irania gutturalis 06/06/2011 Hartlepool Headland, Durham female + showing well 240 Red-flanked Bluetail Tarsiger cyanurus 14/10/2011 Whitburn Costal Park, Durham 241 Pied Flycatcher Ficedula hypoleuca 23/04/2011 Tunstall Reservoir, Durham 242 Black Redstart Phoenicurus ochruros 09/11/2011 South Gare, North Yorkshire 243 Redstart Phoenicurus phoenicurus 23/04/2011 undisclosed site, Durham 244 Whinchat Saxicola rubetra 11/06/2011 Fen Bog, North Yorkshire 245 Stonechat Saxicola rubicola 11/04/2011 Dorman's Pool, Durham 246 Siberian Stonechat Saxicola maurus 03/12/2011 Zinc Works Road (Seaton Common), Durham cracking male bird, saw it well just before it went to roost. 247 Wheatear Oenanthe oenanthe 02/04/2011 Seaton Common, Durham 248 Isabelline Wheatear Oenanthe isabellina 05/11/2011 Spurn, East Yorkshire Cracking bird. 249 Desert Wheatear Oenanthe deserti 09/11/2011 Loftus, North Yorkshire stunning 1st winter male. Brilliant! 250 Dipper Cinclus cinclus 06/04/2011 Chester-le-Street, Durham 251 House Sparrow Passer domesticus 01/01/2011 Great Lumley, Durham 252 Tree Sparrow Passer montanus 05/01/2011 Great Lumley, Durham 253 Dunnock Prunella modularis 01/01/2011 Rainton Meadows DWT 254 Yellow Wagtail Motacilla flava 11/04/2011 Saltholme RSPB, Durham 255 Grey Wagtail Motacilla cinerea 09/04/2011 Witton-le-wear, Durham 256 Pied Wagtail Motacilla alba 08/01/2011 Chester-le-Street riverside, Durham 257 Meadow Pipit Anthus pratensis 04/02/2011 Thornham, Norfolk 258 Tree Pipit Anthus trivialis 23/04/2011 Tunstall Reservoir, Durham 259 Water Pipit Anthus spinoletta 04/02/2011 Titchwell RSPB, Norfolk lifer 260 Rock Pipit Anthus petrosus 03/01/2011 Hartlepool Headland, Durham 261 Chaffinch Fringilla coelebs 01/01/2011 Rainton Meadows DWT 262 Brambling Fringilla montifringilla 26/01/2011 Cowpen Bewley WP, Teesside 263 Hawfinch Coccothraustes coccothraustes 19/01/2011 Morpeth, Northumberland 264 Bullfinch Pyrrhula pyrrhula 01/01/2011 Rainton Meadows DWT 265 Greenfinch Chloris chloris 03/01/2011 Saltholme RSPB, Durham 266 Twite Linaria flavirostris 03/01/2011 Greatham Creek, Durham 267 Linnet Linaria cannabina 04/02/2011 Titchwell RSPB, Norfolk 268 Common (Mealy) Redpoll Acanthis flammea 01/01/2011 Rainton Meadows DWT 269 Lesser Redpoll Acanthis cabaret 01/01/2011 Rainton Meadows DWT 270 Arctic Redpoll Acanthis hornemanni 01/01/2011 Rainton Meadows DWT 271 Common Crossbill Loxia curvirostra 09/03/2011 Hamsterly Forest, Durham 272 Goldfinch Carduelis carduelis 01/01/2011 Rainton Meadows DWT 273 Siskin Spinus spinus 01/01/2011 Rainton Meadows DWT 274 Lapland Bunting Calcarius lapponicus 04/02/2011 Thornham, Norfolk 275 Snow Bunting Plectrophenax nivalis 04/02/2011 Salthouse, Norfolk 35c 276 Corn Bunting Emberiza calandra 11/02/2011 Farnless Farm, Durham 277 Yellowhammer Emberiza citrinella 04/01/2011 Great Lumley, Durham 278 Reed Bunting Emberiza schoeniclus 01/01/2011 Rainton Meadows DWT