Paul Cook: Britain Year List 2023 BOU, All records Record(s) 1 to 166 of 166 total. Seq. Species Scientific Name Rare? Date Location Comments 1 Brent Goose Branta bernicla 05/02/2023 Titchwell RSPB, Norfolk. 2 Canada Goose Branta canadensis 15/01/2023 Beds 3 Barnacle Goose Branta leucopsis 22/10/2023 Holkham, Norfolk. 4 Greylag Goose Anser anser 30/01/2023 Welney, Norfolk. 5 Pink-footed Goose Anser brachyrhynchus 05/02/2023 Brancaster Staithe, Norfolk. 6 White-fronted Goose Anser albifrons 22/10/2023 Titchwell RSPB, Norfolk. 7 Mute Swan Cygnus olor 09/01/2023 Summer Leys, Northants. 8 Whooper Swan Cygnus cygnus 30/01/2023 Welney, Norfolk. 9 Egyptian Goose Alopochen aegyptiaca 21/01/2023 Rye Mead RSPB, Herts. 10 Shelduck Tadorna tadorna 21/01/2023 Rye Mead RSPB, Herts. 11 Garganey Spatula querquedula 22/04/2023 Lakenheath RSPB, Suffolk. 12 Shoveler Spatula clypeata 21/01/2023 Rye Mead RSPB, Herts. 13 Gadwall Mareca strepera 09/01/2023 Summer Leys, Northants. 14 Wigeon Mareca penelope 09/01/2023 Summer Leys, Northants. 15 Mallard Anas platyrhynchos 09/01/2023 Summer Leys, Northants. 16 Pintail Anas acuta 30/01/2023 Welney, Norfolk. 17 Teal Anas crecca 09/01/2023 Summer Leys, Northants. 18 Red-crested Pochard Netta rufina 25/02/2023 Summer Leys, Northants. 19 Pochard Aythya ferina 21/01/2023 Staines Reservoir, Surrey. 20 Tufted Duck Aythya fuligula 09/01/2023 Summer Leys, Northants. 21 Scaup Aythya marila 03/02/2023 Harold CP, Beds. 22 Lesser Scaup Aythya affinis 21/01/2023 Staines Reservoir, Surrey. 23 Common Scoter Melanitta nigra 22/10/2023 Titchwell RSPB, Norfolk. 24 Goldeneye Bucephala clangula 21/01/2023 Staines Reservoir, Surrey. 25 Smew Mergellus albellus 18/02/2023 Rutland Water, Leicestershire. 26 Goosander Mergus merganser 03/02/2023 Harold CP, Beds. 27 Pheasant Phasianus colchicus 13/01/2023 Beds 28 Red-legged Partridge Alectoris rufa 20/01/2023 Northill, Beds. 29 Nightjar Caprimulgus europaeus 24/06/2023 Dersingham Bog, Norfolk. 30 Swift Apus apus 02/05/2023 Summer Leys, Northants. 31 Great Bustard Otis tarda Yes 07/09/2023 Salisbury Plain Seen on the farm were the Great Bustards, from Russia & Spain were initially raised & introduced, 20+ Females & 3 Males seen along with 16+ Stone Curlews. 32 Cuckoo Cuculus canorus 06/04/2023 Priory CP, Beds. 33 Rock Dove (Feral Pigeon) Columba livia 19/07/2023 Bempton Cliffs, Yorkshire. 34 Stock Dove Columba oenas 21/01/2023 Rye Mead RSPB, Herts. 35 Woodpigeon Columba palumbus 06/01/2023 Garden Tick 36 Collared Dove Streptopelia decaocto 06/01/2023 Garden Tick 37 Moorhen Gallinula chloropus 09/01/2023 Summer Leys, Northants. 38 Coot Fulica atra 09/01/2023 Summer Leys, Northants. 39 Crane Grus grus 22/04/2023 Lakenheath RSPB, Suffolk. 40 Little Grebe Tachybaptus ruficollis 21/01/2023 Rye Mead RSPB, Herts. 41 Great Crested Grebe Podiceps cristatus 15/01/2023 Stewertby Lake, Beds. 42 Black-necked Grebe Podiceps nigricollis 21/01/2023 Staines Reservoir, Surrey. 43 Stone-curlew Burhinus oedicnemus 22/04/2023 Cavenham Heath, Suffolk. 44 Oystercatcher Haematopus ostralegus 05/02/2023 Hunstanton, Norfolk. 45 Black-winged Stilt Himantopus himantopus 07/05/2023 Ditchford GP, Irthlingborough, Northants. 4 off seen from A6 Bridge. 46 Avocet Recurvirostra avosetta 05/02/2023 Cley, Norfolk. 47 Grey Plover Pluvialis squatarola 05/02/2023 Titchwell RSPB, Norfolk. 48 Golden Plover Pluvialis apricaria 02/02/2023 Rutland Water, Leicestershire. 49 American Golden Plover Pluvialis dominica 24/06/2023 Cley, Norfolk. 50 Ringed Plover Charadrius hiaticula 05/02/2023 Brancaster Staithe, Norfolk. 51 Little Ringed Plover Charadrius dubius 13/04/2023 Summer Leys, Northants. 52 Lapwing Vanellus vanellus 13/01/2023 Beds 53 Kentish Plover Anarhynchus alexandrinus 13/04/2023 Summer Leys, Northants. Male 54 Eurasian Whimbrel Numenius phaeopus 23/07/2023 Frampton Marsh RSPB, Linc's. 55 Curlew Numenius arquata 05/02/2023 Titchwell RSPB, Norfolk. 56 Bar-tailed Godwit Limosa lapponica 24/06/2023 Cley, Norfolk. 57 Black-tailed Godwit Limosa limosa 30/01/2023 Welney, Norfolk. 58 Woodcock Scolopax rusticola 24/06/2023 Dersingham Bog, Norfolk. 59 Snipe Gallinago gallinago 02/02/2023 Rutland Water, Leicestershire. 60 Common Sandpiper Actitis hypoleucos 23/07/2023 Frampton Marsh RSPB, Linc's. 61 Green Sandpiper Tringa ochropus 23/07/2023 Frampton Marsh RSPB, Linc's. 62 Wood Sandpiper Tringa glareola 22/04/2023 Wixhams, Beds. 63 Redshank Tringa totanus 05/02/2023 Titchwell RSPB, Norfolk. 64 Spotted Redshank Tringa erythropus 23/07/2023 Frampton Marsh RSPB, Linc's. 65 Greenshank Tringa nebularia 22/04/2023 Lakenheath RSPB, Suffolk. 66 Turnstone Arenaria interpres 05/02/2023 Brancaster Staithe, Norfolk. 67 Knot Calidris canutus 05/02/2023 Brancaster Staithe, Norfolk. 68 Ruff Calidris pugnax 18/03/2023 Frampton Marsh RSPB, Linc's. 69 Sanderling Calidris alba 22/10/2023 Titchwell RSPB, Norfolk. 70 Dunlin Calidris alpina 30/01/2023 Welney, Norfolk. 71 Little Stint Calidris minuta 23/07/2023 Frampton Marsh RSPB, Linc's. 72 Common Tern Sterna hirundo 13/04/2023 Summer Leys, Northants. 73 Sandwich Tern Thalasseus sandvicensis 24/06/2023 Cley, Norfolk. 74 Little Gull Hydrocoloeus minutus 24/06/2023 Cley, Norfolk. 75 Kittiwake Rissa tridactyla 15/01/2023 Stewertby Lake, Beds. 76 Black-headed Gull Chroicocephalus ridibundus 06/01/2023 Garden Tick 77 Mediterranean Gull Ichthyaetus melanocephalus 24/06/2023 Cley, Norfolk. 78 Common Gull Larus canus 21/01/2023 Rye Mead RSPB, Herts. 79 Caspian Gull Larus cachinnans 18/11/2023 College Lake, Tring, Herts. 80 Herring Gull Larus argentatus 05/02/2023 Hunstanton, Norfolk. 81 Great Black-backed Gull Larus marinus 02/02/2023 Rutland Water, Leicestershire. 82 Lesser Black-backed Gull Larus fuscus 20/01/2023 Stewertby Lake, Beds. 83 Puffin Fratercula arctica 19/07/2023 Bempton Cliffs, Yorkshire. 84 Razorbill Alca torda 19/07/2023 Bempton Cliffs, Yorkshire. 85 Common Guillemot Uria aalge 19/07/2023 Bempton Cliffs, Yorkshire. 86 Red-throated Diver Gavia stellata 22/10/2023 Titchwell RSPB, Norfolk. 87 Great Northern Diver Gavia immer 18/02/2023 Rutland Water, Leicestershire. 88 Fulmar Fulmarus glacialis 19/07/2023 Bempton Cliffs, Yorkshire. 89 Gannet Morus bassanus 19/07/2023 Bempton Cliffs, Yorkshire. 90 Cormorant Phalacrocorax carbo 09/01/2023 Summer Leys, Northants. Garden Tick 91 Shag Gulosus aristotelis 19/07/2023 Bempton Cliffs, Yorkshire. 92 Spoonbill Platalea leucorodia 18/03/2023 Frampton Marsh RSPB, Linc's. 93 Bittern Botaurus stellaris 22/04/2023 Lakenheath RSPB, Suffolk. 94 Night-heron Nycticorax nycticorax 27/04/2023 Watermead CP, Leicestershire. 3 off 95 Little Egret Egretta garzetta 15/01/2023 Stewertby Lake, Beds. 96 Great White Egret Ardea alba 30/01/2023 Welney, Norfolk. 97 Grey Heron Ardea cinerea 20/01/2023 Beds 98 Sparrowhawk Accipiter nisus 08/01/2023 Garden Tick 99 Marsh Harrier Circus aeruginosus 30/01/2023 Eldernell, Cambs. 100 Red Kite Milvus milvus 09/01/2023 Northants Garden Tick 101 White-tailed Eagle Haliaeetus albicilla 22/10/2023 Holkham, Norfolk. One perched up & second flying. 102 Buzzard Buteo buteo 09/01/2023 Northants 103 Barn Owl Tyto alba 30/01/2023 Welney, Norfolk. 104 Long-eared Owl Asio otus 30/01/2023 Eldernell, Cambs. 105 Short-eared Owl Asio flammeus 30/01/2023 Welney, Norfolk. 106 Tawny Owl Strix aluco 30/01/2023 Eldernell, Cambs. 107 Kingfisher Alcedo atthis 06/05/2023 Priory CP, Beds. 108 Great Spotted Woodpecker Dendrocopos major 25/01/2023 Lynford Arboretum, Thetford. 109 Green Woodpecker Picus viridis 21/01/2023 Rye Mead RSPB, Herts. 110 Kestrel Falco tinnunculus 13/01/2023 Beds 111 Hobby Falco subbuteo 22/04/2023 Lakenheath RSPB, Suffolk. 112 Peregrine Falco peregrinus 21/01/2023 Rye Mead RSPB, Herts. 113 Ring-necked Parakeet Psittacula krameri 07/05/2023 Carriage Drive, Clapham, Beds. 114 Jay Garrulus glandarius 25/01/2023 Lynford Arboretum, Thetford. 115 Magpie Pica pica 09/01/2023 Summer Leys, Northants. 116 Jackdaw Coloeus monedula 06/01/2023 Garden Tick 117 Rook Corvus frugilegus 06/01/2023 Garden Tick 118 Carrion Crow Corvus corone 06/01/2023 Garden Tick 119 Raven Corvus corax 18/02/2023 Rutland Water, Leicestershire. 120 Waxwing Bombycilla garrulus 04/03/2023 Cranfield, Beds. 121 Coal Tit Periparus ater 25/01/2023 Lynford Arboretum, Thetford. 122 Marsh Tit Poecile palustris 25/01/2023 Lynford Arboretum, Thetford. 123 Blue Tit Cyanistes caeruleus 06/01/2023 Garden Tick 124 Great Tit Parus major 06/01/2023 Garden Tick 125 Bearded Tit Panurus biarmicus 24/06/2023 Cley, Norfolk. 126 Woodlark Lullula arborea 22/04/2023 Cavenham Heath, Suffolk. 127 Skylark Alauda arvensis 18/03/2023 Frampton Marsh RSPB, Linc's 128 Sand Martin Riparia riparia 09/04/2023 Summer Leys, Northants. 129 Swallow Hirundo rustica 20/04/2023 Cople, Beds. 130 House Martin Delichon urbicum 24/06/2023 Cley, Norfolk. 131 Cetti's Warbler Cettia cetti 22/04/2023 Lakenheath RSPB, Suffolk. 132 Long-tailed Tit Aegithalos caudatus 09/01/2023 Summer Leys, Northants. Garden Tick 133 Willow Warbler Phylloscopus trochilus 17/04/2023 Stewertby Lake, Beds. 134 Chiffchaff Phylloscopus collybita 18/02/2023 Rutland Water, Leicestershire. 135 Sedge Warbler Acrocephalus schoenobaenus 22/04/2023 Lakenheath RSPB, Suffolk. 136 Reed Warbler Acrocephalus scirpaceus 06/05/2023 Priory CP, Beds. 137 Blackcap Sylvia atricapilla 20/04/2023 Cople, Beds. 138 Whitethroat Curruca communis 21/05/2023 Hilfield Reservior, Hertfordshire. 139 Goldcrest Regulus regulus 09/01/2023 Summer Leys, Northants. 140 Wren Troglodytes troglodytes 24/01/2023 Garden Tick 141 Nuthatch Sitta europaea 25/01/2023 Lynford Arboretum, Thetford. 142 Treecreeper Certhia familiaris 25/01/2023 Lynford Arboretum, Thetford. 143 Starling Sturnus vulgaris 06/01/2023 Garden Tick 144 Song Thrush Turdus philomelos 25/01/2023 Lynford Arboretum, Thetford. 145 Mistle Thrush Turdus viscivorus 18/02/2023 Rutland Water, Leicestershire. 146 Redwing Turdus iliacus 20/01/2023 Beds Garden Tick 147 Blackbird Turdus merula 09/01/2023 Summer Leys, Northants. Garden Tick 148 Fieldfare Turdus pilaris 20/01/2023 Beds 149 Robin Erithacus rubecula 08/01/2023 Garden Tick 150 Nightingale Luscinia megarhynchos 19/04/2023 Stewertby Lake, Beds. Heard only 151 Stonechat Saxicola rubicola 30/01/2023 Eldernell, Cambs. 152 Wheatear Oenanthe oenanthe 22/04/2023 Cavenham Heath, Suffolk. 153 Tree Sparrow Passer montanus 30/01/2023 Welney, Norfolk. 154 House Sparrow Passer domesticus 06/01/2023 Garden Tick 155 Dunnock Prunella modularis 09/01/2023 Summer Leys, Northants. Garden Tick 156 Pied Wagtail Motacilla alba 15/01/2023 Beds Garden Tick 157 Meadow Pipit Anthus pratensis 05/02/2023 Titchwell RSPB, Norfolk. 158 Chaffinch Fringilla coelebs 06/01/2023 Garden Tick 159 Bullfinch Pyrrhula pyrrhula 09/01/2023 Summer Leys, Northants. 160 Greenfinch Chloris chloris 25/01/2023 Lynford Arboretum, Thetford. 161 Linnet Linaria cannabina 22/04/2023 Cavenham Heath, Suffolk. 162 Goldfinch Carduelis carduelis 06/01/2023 Garden Tick 163 Siskin Spinus spinus 25/01/2023 Lynford Arboretum, Thetford. 164 Corn Bunting Emberiza calandra 23/07/2023 Frampton Marsh RSPB, Linc's. 165 Yellowhammer Emberiza citrinella 21/01/2023 Rye Mead RSPB, Herts. 166 Reed Bunting Emberiza schoeniclus 09/01/2023 Summer Leys, Northants.