Patrick Safford: Britain Year List 2023 BOU, All records Record(s) 1 to 239 of 239 total. Seq.,Species,Scientific Name,Rare?,Date,Location,Comments 1,Brent Goose,Branta bernicla,,,, 2,Canada Goose,Branta canadensis,,,, 3,Barnacle Goose,Branta leucopsis,,,, 4,Greylag Goose,Anser anser,,,, 5,Pink-footed Goose,Anser brachyrhynchus,,,, 6,White-fronted Goose,Anser albifrons,,,, 7,Mute Swan,Cygnus olor,,,, 8,Whooper Swan,Cygnus cygnus,,,, 9,Egyptian Goose,Alopochen aegyptiaca,,,, 10,Shelduck,Tadorna tadorna,,,, 11,Mandarin Duck,Aix galericulata,,,, 12,Garganey,Spatula querquedula,,,, 13,Shoveler,Spatula clypeata,,,, 14,Gadwall,Mareca strepera,,,, 15,Wigeon,Mareca penelope,,,, 16,Mallard,Anas platyrhynchos,,,, 17,Pintail,Anas acuta,,,, 18,Teal,Anas crecca,,,, 19,Pochard,Aythya ferina,,,, 20,Tufted Duck,Aythya fuligula,,,, 21,Scaup,Aythya marila,,,, 22,King Eider,Somateria spectabilis,Yes,02/08/2023,Musselburgh, 23,Eider,Somateria mollissima,,,, 24,Velvet Scoter,Melanitta fusca,,,, 25,Common Scoter,Melanitta nigra,,,, 26,Black Scoter,Melanitta americana,Yes,12/02/2023,Bamburgh, 27,Long-tailed Duck,Clangula hyemalis,,,, 28,Goldeneye,Bucephala clangula,,,, 29,Goosander,Mergus merganser,,,, 30,Red-breasted Merganser,Mergus serrator,,,, 31,Red Grouse,Lagopus lagopus,,,, 32,Ptarmigan,Lagopus muta,,,, 33,Grey Partridge,Perdix perdix,,,, 34,Pheasant,Phasianus colchicus,,,, 35,Quail,Coturnix coturnix,,11/05/2023,Fair Isle, 36,Red-legged Partridge,Alectoris rufa,,,, 37,Swift,Apus apus,,,, 38,Cuckoo,Cuculus canorus,,,, 39,Rock Dove (Feral Pigeon),Columba livia,,,, 40,Stock Dove,Columba oenas,,,, 41,Woodpigeon,Columba palumbus,,,, 42,Oriental Turtle Dove,Streptopelia orientalis,Yes,27/08/2023,South Uist, 43,Collared Dove,Streptopelia decaocto,,,, 44,Water Rail,Rallus aquaticus,,,, 45,Corncrake,Crex crex,,,, 46,Moorhen,Gallinula chloropus,,,, 47,Coot,Fulica atra,,,, 48,Crane,Grus grus,,,, 49,Little Grebe,Tachybaptus ruficollis,,,, 50,Great Crested Grebe,Podiceps cristatus,,,, 51,Slavonian Grebe,Podiceps auritus,,,, 52,Stone-curlew,Burhinus oedicnemus,,01/05/2023,Fair Isle, 53,Oystercatcher,Haematopus ostralegus,,,, 54,Avocet,Recurvirostra avosetta,,,, 55,Grey Plover,Pluvialis squatarola,,,, 56,Golden Plover,Pluvialis apricaria,,,, 57,Ringed Plover,Charadrius hiaticula,,,, 58,Little Ringed Plover,Charadrius dubius,,,, 59,Lapwing,Vanellus vanellus,,,, 60,Eurasian Whimbrel,Numenius phaeopus,,,, 61,Curlew,Numenius arquata,,,, 62,Bar-tailed Godwit,Limosa lapponica,,,, 63,Black-tailed Godwit,Limosa limosa,,,, 64,Long-billed Dowitcher,Limnodromus scolopaceus,Yes,05/03/2023,Cley, 65,Jack Snipe,Lymnocryptes minimus,,,, 66,Woodcock,Scolopax rusticola,,,, 67,Snipe,Gallinago gallinago,,,, 68,Common Sandpiper,Actitis hypoleucos,,,, 69,Green Sandpiper,Tringa ochropus,,,, 70,Wood Sandpiper,Tringa glareola,,09/05/2023,, 71,Redshank,Tringa totanus,,,, 72,Spotted Redshank,Tringa erythropus,,,, 73,Greenshank,Tringa nebularia,,,, 74,Turnstone,Arenaria interpres,,,, 75,Knot,Calidris canutus,,,, 76,Ruff,Calidris pugnax,,,, 77,Curlew Sandpiper,Calidris ferruginea,,07/09/2023,Tyninghame, 78,Sanderling,Calidris alba,,,, 79,Dunlin,Calidris alpina,,,, 80,Purple Sandpiper,Calidris maritima,,,, 81,Pectoral Sandpiper,Calidris melanotos,,27/08/2023,South Uist, 82,Little Tern,Sternula albifrons,,,, 83,Black Tern,Chlidonias niger,,,, 84,Arctic Tern,Sterna paradisaea,,,, 85,Common Tern,Sterna hirundo,,,, 86,Roseate Tern,Sterna dougallii,,,, 87,Sandwich Tern,Thalasseus sandvicensis,,,, 88,Little Gull,Hydrocoloeus minutus,,,, 89,Kittiwake,Rissa tridactyla,,,, 90,Black-headed Gull,Chroicocephalus ridibundus,,,, 91,Mediterranean Gull,Ichthyaetus melanocephalus,,,, 92,Common Gull,Larus canus,,,, 93,Caspian Gull,Larus cachinnans,,,, 94,Herring Gull,Larus argentatus,,,, 95,Yellow-legged Gull,Larus michahellis,,,, 96,Great Black-backed Gull,Larus marinus,,,, 97,Glaucous Gull,Larus hyperboreus,,,, 98,Lesser Black-backed Gull,Larus fuscus,,,, 99,Iceland Gull,Larus glaucoides,,,, 100,Long-tailed Skua,Stercorarius longicaudus,,11/05/2023,Fair Isle, 101,Arctic Skua,Stercorarius parasiticus,,02/05/2023,, 102,Pomarine Skua,Stercorarius pomarinus,,,, 103,Great Skua,Stercorarius skua,,,, 104,Puffin,Fratercula arctica,,,, 105,Black Guillemot,Cepphus grylle,,,, 106,Razorbill,Alca torda,,,, 107,Brunnich's Guillemot,Uria lomvia,Yes,03/11/2023,St Abbs Head, 108,Common Guillemot,Uria aalge,,,, 109,Red-throated Diver,Gavia stellata,,,, 110,Black-throated Diver,Gavia arctica,,,, 111,Great Northern Diver,Gavia immer,,,, 112,White-billed Diver,Gavia adamsii,,28/10/2023,St Abbs Head, 113,Storm Petrel,Hydrobates pelagicus,,,, 114,Fulmar,Fulmarus glacialis,,,, 115,Cory's Shearwater,Calonectris borealis,,,, 116,Sooty Shearwater,Ardenna grisea,,,, 117,Great Shearwater,Ardenna gravis,,,, 118,Manx Shearwater,Puffinus puffinus,,,, 119,Gannet,Morus bassanus,,,, 120,Cormorant,Phalacrocorax carbo,,,, 121,Shag,Gulosus aristotelis,,,, 122,Spoonbill,Platalea leucorodia,,,, 123,Bittern,Botaurus stellaris,,,, 124,Little Egret,Egretta garzetta,,,, 125,Cattle Egret,Bubulcus ibis,,,, 126,Great White Egret,Ardea alba,,,, 127,Grey Heron,Ardea cinerea,,,, 128,Osprey,Pandion haliaetus,,,, 129,Honey-buzzard,Pernis apivorus,,,, 130,Golden Eagle,Aquila chrysaetos,,,, 131,Sparrowhawk,Accipiter nisus,,,, 132,Goshawk,Accipiter gentilis,,,, 133,Marsh Harrier,Circus aeruginosus,,,, 134,Hen Harrier,Circus cyaneus,,,, 135,Red Kite,Milvus milvus,,,, 136,White-tailed Eagle,Haliaeetus albicilla,,12/05/2023,Fair Isle, 137,Buzzard,Buteo buteo,,,, 138,Barn Owl,Tyto alba,,,, 139,Little Owl,Athene noctua,,,, 140,Long-eared Owl,Asio otus,,,, 141,Short-eared Owl,Asio flammeus,,,, 142,Snowy Owl,Bubo scandiacus,Yes,22/05/2023,Fair Isle, 143,Tawny Owl,Strix aluco,,,, 144,Kingfisher,Alcedo atthis,,,, 145,Wryneck,Jynx torquilla,,,, 146,Lesser Spotted Woodpecker,Dryobates minor,,,, 147,Great Spotted Woodpecker,Dendrocopos major,,,, 148,Green Woodpecker,Picus viridis,,,, 149,Kestrel,Falco tinnunculus,,,, 150,Merlin,Falco columbarius,,,, 151,Hobby,Falco subbuteo,,,, 152,Peregrine,Falco peregrinus,,,, 153,Ring-necked Parakeet,Psittacula krameri,,,, 154,Red-backed Shrike,Lanius collurio,,12/05/2023,Fair Isle, 155,Jay,Garrulus glandarius,,,, 156,Magpie,Pica pica,,,, 157,Chough,Pyrrhocorax pyrrhocorax,,,, 158,Jackdaw,Coloeus monedula,,,, 159,Rook,Corvus frugilegus,,,, 160,Carrion Crow,Corvus corone,,,, 161,Hooded Crow,Corvus cornix,,,, 162,Raven,Corvus corax,,,, 163,Waxwing,Bombycilla garrulus,,,, 164,Coal Tit,Periparus ater,,,, 165,Crested Tit,Lophophanes cristatus,,,, 166,Marsh Tit,Poecile palustris,,,, 167,Blue Tit,Cyanistes caeruleus,,,, 168,Great Tit,Parus major,,,, 169,Bearded Tit,Panurus biarmicus,,,, 170,Woodlark,Lullula arborea,,,, 171,Skylark,Alauda arvensis,,,, 172,Shore Lark,Eremophila alpestris,,17/04/2023,Fair Isle, 173,Sand Martin,Riparia riparia,,19/03/2023,, 174,Swallow,Hirundo rustica,,,, 175,House Martin,Delichon urbicum,,03/05/2023,, 176,Cetti's Warbler,Cettia cetti,,,, 177,Long-tailed Tit,Aegithalos caudatus,,,, 178,Willow Warbler,Phylloscopus trochilus,,,, 179,Chiffchaff,Phylloscopus collybita,,,, 180,Sedge Warbler,Acrocephalus schoenobaenus,,,, 181,Reed Warbler,Acrocephalus scirpaceus,,,, 182,Grasshopper Warbler,Locustella naevia,,01/05/2023,, 183,Blackcap,Sylvia atricapilla,,,, 184,Garden Warbler,Sylvia borin,,,, 185,Lesser Whitethroat,Curruca curruca,,28/04/2023,, 186,Western Subalpine Warbler,Curruca iberiae,Yes,22/05/2023,Fair Isle, 187,Whitethroat,Curruca communis,,28/04/2023,, 188,Firecrest,Regulus ignicapilla,,,, 189,Goldcrest,Regulus regulus,,,, 190,Wren,Troglodytes troglodytes,,,, 191,Nuthatch,Sitta europaea,,,, 192,Treecreeper,Certhia familiaris,,,, 193,Starling,Sturnus vulgaris,,,, 194,Song Thrush,Turdus philomelos,,,, 195,Mistle Thrush,Turdus viscivorus,,,, 196,Redwing,Turdus iliacus,,,, 197,Blackbird,Turdus merula,,,, 198,Fieldfare,Turdus pilaris,,,, 199,Ring Ouzel,Turdus torquatus,,,, 200,Spotted Flycatcher,Muscicapa striata,,10/05/2023,Fair Isle, 201,Robin,Erithacus rubecula,,,, 202,Bluethroat,Luscinia svecica,,21/05/2023,Fair Isle, 203,Pied Flycatcher,Ficedula hypoleuca,,09/05/2023,, 204,Black Redstart,Phoenicurus ochruros,,,, 205,Redstart,Phoenicurus phoenicurus,,28/04/2023,, 206,Whinchat,Saxicola rubetra,,02/05/2023,, 207,Stonechat,Saxicola rubicola,,,, 208,Wheatear,Oenanthe oenanthe,,,, 209,Dipper,Cinclus cinclus,,,, 210,Tree Sparrow,Passer montanus,,,, 211,House Sparrow,Passer domesticus,,,, 212,Dunnock,Prunella modularis,,,, 213,Yellow Wagtail,Motacilla flava,,14/04/2023,Fair Isle,Blue-headed 214,Citrine Wagtail,Motacilla citreola,,05/05/2023,Fair Isle, 215,Grey Wagtail,Motacilla cinerea,,,, 216,Pied Wagtail,Motacilla alba,,,, 217,Meadow Pipit,Anthus pratensis,,,, 218,Tree Pipit,Anthus trivialis,,,, 219,Olive-backed Pipit,Anthus hodgsoni,,03/05/2023,Fair Isle, 220,Water Pipit,Anthus spinoletta,,,, 221,Rock Pipit,Anthus petrosus,,,, 222,Chaffinch,Fringilla coelebs,,,, 223,Brambling,Fringilla montifringilla,,,, 224,Hawfinch,Coccothraustes coccothraustes,,,, 225,Bullfinch,Pyrrhula pyrrhula,,,, 226,Greenfinch,Chloris chloris,,,, 227,Twite,Linaria flavirostris,,,, 228,Linnet,Linaria cannabina,,,, 229,Common Redpoll,Acanthis flammea,,,, 230,Lesser Redpoll,Acanthis cabaret,,,, 231,Common Crossbill,Loxia curvirostra,,,, 232,Goldfinch,Carduelis carduelis,,,, 233,Siskin,Spinus spinus,,,, 234,Lapland Bunting,Calcarius lapponicus,,,, 235,Snow Bunting,Plectrophenax nivalis,,,, 236,Corn Bunting,Emberiza calandra,,,, 237,Yellowhammer,Emberiza citrinella,,,, 238,Cirl Bunting,Emberiza cirlus,,,, 239,Reed Bunting,Emberiza schoeniclus,,,,