Paul Sutton: Poole Harbour Year List 2023 BOU Eng, All records Record(s) 1 to 156 of 156 total. Seq. Species Scientific Name Rare? Date Location Comments 1 Brent Goose Branta bernicla 01/01/2023 Jerry’s Point 2 Canada Goose Branta canadensis 01/01/2023 Middlebere 3 Barnacle Goose Branta leucopsis 18/04/2023 Swineham Point 4 Greylag Goose Anser anser 02/01/2023 Brownsea 5 Mute Swan Cygnus olor 03/01/2023 Swineham Point 6 Egyptian Goose Alopochen aegyptiaca 13/01/2023 Poole Harbour 7 Shelduck Tadorna tadorna 01/01/2023 Brand’s Bay 8 Garganey Spatula querquedula 05/04/2023 Swineham Point 9 Shoveler Spatula clypeata 13/01/2023 Brownsea 10 Gadwall Mareca strepera 13/01/2023 Brownsea 11 Wigeon Mareca penelope 01/01/2023 Jerry’s Point 12 Mallard Anas platyrhynchos 01/01/2023 Brand’s Bay 13 Pintail Anas acuta 04/01/2023 Arne 14 Teal Anas crecca 01/01/2023 Brand’s Bay 15 Pochard Aythya ferina 05/12/2023 Poole Harbour 16 Tufted Duck Aythya fuligula 03/01/2023 Swineham Point 17 Eider Somateria mollissima 13/01/2023 Poole Harbour 18 Velvet Scoter Melanitta fusca 01/01/2023 Jerry’s Point 19 Common Scoter Melanitta nigra 01/01/2023 Jerry’s Point 20 Long-tailed Duck Clangula hyemalis 30/11/2023 Jerry’s Point 21 Goldeneye Bucephala clangula 02/01/2023 Poole Harbour mouth 22 Red-breasted Merganser Mergus serrator 01/01/2023 Jerry’s Point 23 Pheasant Phasianus colchicus 20/01/2023 Lytchett Fields 24 Nightjar Caprimulgus europaeus 18/05/2023 Middlebere 25 Swift Apus apus 05/06/2023 Hamworthy 26 Cuckoo Cuculus canorus 18/05/2023 Middlebere 27 Stock Dove Columba oenas 16/01/2023 Upton CP 28 Woodpigeon Columba palumbus 01/01/2023 Jerry’s Point 29 Moorhen Gallinula chloropus 03/01/2023 PC World Drain 30 Coot Fulica atra 03/01/2023 Swineham Point 31 Little Grebe Tachybaptus ruficollis 13/01/2023 Swineham 32 Great Crested Grebe Podiceps cristatus 01/01/2023 Jerry’s Point 33 Slavonian Grebe Podiceps auritus 01/01/2023 Jerry’s Point 34 Black-necked Grebe Podiceps nigricollis 01/01/2023 Jerry’s Point 35 Oystercatcher Haematopus ostralegus 01/01/2023 Jerry’s Point 36 Avocet Recurvirostra avosetta 01/01/2023 Middlebere 37 Grey Plover Pluvialis squatarola 01/01/2023 Brand’s Bay 38 Ringed Plover Charadrius hiaticula 01/01/2023 Jerry’s Point 39 Little Ringed Plover Charadrius dubius 28/03/2023 Lytchett Fields 40 Lapwing Vanellus vanellus 01/01/2023 Brand’s Bay 41 Eurasian Whimbrel Numenius phaeopus 18/04/2023 Brands Bay 42 Curlew Numenius arquata 01/01/2023 Brand’s Bay 43 Bar-tailed Godwit Limosa lapponica 13/01/2023 Brownsea 44 Black-tailed Godwit Limosa limosa 01/01/2023 Brand’s Bay 45 Jack Snipe Lymnocryptes minimus 14/12/2023 Sunnyside 46 Woodcock Scolopax rusticola 14/12/2023 Sunnyside 47 Snipe Gallinago gallinago 20/01/2023 Hatch Pond 48 Common Sandpiper Actitis hypoleucos 22/04/2023 Furzey Island 49 Green Sandpiper Tringa ochropus 18/07/2023 Lytchett Fields 50 Redshank Tringa totanus 01/01/2023 Jerry’s Point 51 Spotted Redshank Tringa erythropus 23/02/2023 Lytchett Fields 52 Greenshank Tringa nebularia 13/01/2023 Poole Harbour 53 Turnstone Arenaria interpres 01/01/2023 Jerry’s Point 54 Knot Calidris canutus 06/10/2023 Arne 55 Ruff Calidris pugnax 31/08/2023 Brands Bay 56 Curlew Sandpiper Calidris ferruginea 27/09/2023 Lytchett Fields 57 Sanderling Calidris alba 01/01/2023 Jerry’s Point 58 Dunlin Calidris alpina 01/01/2023 Jerry’s Point 59 Purple Sandpiper Calidris maritima 14/01/2023 Sandbanks 60 Forster's Tern Sterna forsteri Yes 24/04/2023 Lytchett Bay 61 Common Tern Sterna hirundo 17/05/2023 Brownsea 62 Sandwich Tern Thalasseus sandvicensis 01/01/2023 Brand’s Bay 63 Kittiwake Rissa tridactyla 01/01/2023 Jerry’s Point 64 Black-headed Gull Chroicocephalus ridibundus 01/01/2023 Jerry’s Point 65 Mediterranean Gull Ichthyaetus melanocephalus 01/01/2023 Shell Bay 66 Common Gull Larus canus 04/01/2023 Lytchett Bay 67 Herring Gull Larus argentatus 01/01/2023 Jerry’s Point 68 Yellow-legged Gull Larus michahellis 30/07/2023 Swineham Point 69 Great Black-backed Gull Larus marinus 01/01/2023 Jerry’s Point 70 Lesser Black-backed Gull Larus fuscus 04/01/2023 Arne 71 Red-throated Diver Gavia stellata 05/12/2023 Poole Harbour 72 Black-throated Diver Gavia arctica 05/12/2023 Poole Harbour 73 Great Northern Diver Gavia immer 01/01/2023 Jerry’s Point 74 Fulmar Fulmarus glacialis 16/03/2023 Ballard Down 75 Gannet Morus bassanus 03/08/2023 Studland Bay 76 Cormorant Phalacrocorax carbo 01/01/2023 Jerry’s Point 77 Shag Gulosus aristotelis 01/01/2023 Jerry’s Point 78 Spoonbill Platalea leucorodia 04/01/2023 Arne 79 Little Egret Egretta garzetta 01/01/2023 Brand’s Bay 80 Cattle Egret Bubulcus ibis 24/12/2023 Wareham Common 81 Great White Egret Ardea alba 02/06/2023 Swineham Point 82 Grey Heron Ardea cinerea 03/01/2023 Swineham Point 83 Osprey Pandion haliaetus 05/04/2023 Middlebere 84 Sparrowhawk Accipiter nisus 16/03/2023 Ballard Down 85 Goshawk Accipiter gentilis 05/12/2023 Poole Harbour 86 Marsh Harrier Circus aeruginosus 13/01/2023 Poole Harbour 87 Hen Harrier Circus cyaneus 13/01/2023 Poole Harbour 88 Red Kite Milvus milvus 18/04/2023 Greenlands 89 White-tailed Eagle Haliaeetus albicilla 13/01/2023 Poole Harbour 90 Buzzard Buteo buteo 01/01/2023 Middlebere 91 Barn Owl Tyto alba 01/01/2023 Middlebere 92 Tawny Owl Strix aluco 29/05/2023 Hartland Moor 93 Kingfisher Alcedo atthis 04/01/2023 Arne 94 Great Spotted Woodpecker Dendrocopos major 23/01/2023 Slepe Heath 95 Green Woodpecker Picus viridis 16/03/2023 Greenlands 96 Kestrel Falco tinnunculus 04/01/2023 Lytchett Fields 97 Merlin Falco columbarius 01/01/2023 Jerry’s Point 98 Hobby Falco subbuteo 31/08/2023 Ridge 99 Peregrine Falco peregrinus 01/01/2023 Middlebere 100 Jay Garrulus glandarius 14/01/2023 Upton CP 101 Magpie Pica pica 01/01/2023 Middlebere 102 Jackdaw Coloeus monedula 01/01/2023 Middle Beach 103 Rook Corvus frugilegus 01/01/2023 Middlebere 104 Carrion Crow Corvus corone 01/01/2023 Jerry’s Point 105 Raven Corvus corax 04/01/2023 Arne 106 Coal Tit Periparus ater 04/01/2023 Arne 107 Marsh Tit Poecile palustris 21/04/2023 Nine Barrow Down 108 Blue Tit Cyanistes caeruleus 01/01/2023 Shell Bay 109 Great Tit Parus major 01/01/2023 Shell Bay 110 Bearded Tit Panurus biarmicus 20/01/2023 Hatch Pond 111 Woodlark Lullula arborea 25/02/2023 Goathorn Farm 112 Skylark Alauda arvensis 25/02/2023 Ballard Down 113 Sand Martin Riparia riparia 05/04/2023 Swineham Point 114 Swallow Hirundo rustica 05/04/2023 Swineham Point 115 House Martin Delichon urbicum 25/04/2023 Lytchett Bay 116 Red-rumped Swallow Cecropis daurica 25/04/2023 Lytchett Bay 117 Cetti's Warbler Cettia cetti 23/03/2023 Swineham Point 118 Long-tailed Tit Aegithalos caudatus 04/01/2023 Arne 119 Willow Warbler Phylloscopus trochilus 25/04/2023 Middlebere 120 Chiffchaff Phylloscopus collybita 08/01/2023 PC World Drain 121 Sedge Warbler Acrocephalus schoenobaenus 05/04/2023 Swineham Point 122 Reed Warbler Acrocephalus scirpaceus 25/04/2023 Lytchett Bay 123 Blackcap Sylvia atricapilla 18/04/2023 Greenlands 124 Lesser Whitethroat Curruca curruca 25/04/2023 Middlebere 125 Dartford Warbler Curruca undata 23/01/2023 Slepe Heath 126 Firecrest Regulus ignicapilla 04/01/2023 Arne 127 Goldcrest Regulus regulus 04/01/2023 Arne 128 Wren Troglodytes troglodytes 04/01/2023 Arne 129 Nuthatch Sitta europaea 04/01/2023 Arne 130 Treecreeper Certhia familiaris 04/01/2023 Arne 131 Starling Sturnus vulgaris 03/01/2023 Swineham Point 132 Song Thrush Turdus philomelos 04/01/2023 Lytchett Fields 133 Mistle Thrush Turdus viscivorus 09/01/2023 Rempstone 134 Redwing Turdus iliacus 14/12/2023 Sunnyside 135 Blackbird Turdus merula 01/01/2023 Middle Beach 136 Fieldfare Turdus pilaris 19/11/2023 Hartland Moor 137 Ring Ouzel Turdus torquatus 21/10/2023 Ulwell 138 Spotted Flycatcher Muscicapa striata 04/09/2023 Greenlands 139 Robin Erithacus rubecula 01/01/2023 Middlebere 140 Stonechat Saxicola rubicola Swineham 141 House Sparrow Passer domesticus 04/01/2023 Arne 142 Dunnock Prunella modularis 04/01/2023 Arne 143 Yellow Wagtail Motacilla flava 25/04/2023 Lytchett Bay 144 Grey Wagtail Motacilla cinerea 09/01/2023 Norden Sewage 145 Pied Wagtail Motacilla alba 01/01/2023 Shell Bay 146 Meadow Pipit Anthus pratensis 12/01/2023 Lytchet Fields 147 Tree Pipit Anthus trivialis 18/05/2023 Morden Bog 148 Rock Pipit Anthus petrosus 21/02/2023 Brownsea 149 Chaffinch Fringilla coelebs 01/01/2023 Shell Bay 150 Bullfinch Pyrrhula pyrrhula 16/01/2023 PC World Drain 151 Greenfinch Chloris chloris 11/01/2023 Arne 152 Linnet Linaria cannabina 04/01/2023 Lytchett Fields 153 Goldfinch Carduelis carduelis 04/01/2023 Arne 154 Siskin Spinus spinus 04/01/2023 Arne 155 Yellowhammer Emberiza citrinella 09/01/2023 Rempstone 156 Reed Bunting Emberiza schoeniclus 20/01/2023 Lytchett Fields