Andrew Stainthorpe: Britain Year List 2024 BOU, All records Record(s) 1 to 163 of 163 total. Seq. Species Scientific Name Rare? Date Location Comments 1 Brent Goose Branta bernicla 06/03/2024 Penrhos Coastal Park 2 Canada Goose Branta canadensis 3 Barnacle Goose Branta leucopsis 17/01/2024 Keith 4 Cackling Goose Branta hutchinsii Yes 5 Snow Goose Anser caerulescens 27/01/2024 Dingwall 6 Greylag Goose Anser anser 7 Pink-footed Goose Anser brachyrhynchus 8 Mute Swan Cygnus olor 20/01/2024 RSPB Loch of Kinnordy 9 Whooper Swan Cygnus cygnus 14/01/2024 10 Shelduck Tadorna tadorna 27/01/2024 Tain 11 Shoveler Spatula clypeata 12 Gadwall Mareca strepera 13 Wigeon Mareca penelope 14 Mallard Anas platyrhynchos 15 Pintail Anas acuta 27/01/2024 Tain 16 Teal Anas crecca 01/01/2024 Lunt Meadows 17 Green-winged Teal Anas carolinensis 18 Pochard Aythya ferina 26/02/2024 Auchincross Loch 19 Ring-necked Duck Aythya collaris 24/02/2024 Keltie Bridge Quarry 20 Tufted Duck Aythya fuligula 21 Scaup Aythya marila 22 Eider Somateria mollissima 23/01/2024 Thurso Bay 23 Common Scoter Melanitta nigra 08/02/2024 Scrabster Harbour 24 Long-tailed Duck Clangula hyemalis 23/01/2024 Sandside Bay 25 Goldeneye Bucephala clangula 26 Smew Mergellus albellus 24/02/2024 Keltie Bridge Quarry 27 Goosander Mergus merganser 28 Red-breasted Merganser Mergus serrator 23/01/2024 Sandside Bay 29 Red Grouse Lagopus lagopus 18/01/2024 Ardeonaig 30 Black Grouse Lyrurus tetrix 12/01/2024 31 Grey Partridge Perdix perdix 32 Pheasant Phasianus colchicus 33 Red-legged Partridge Alectoris rufa 34 Swift Apus apus 03/06/2024 Eaglesham 35 Cuckoo Cuculus canorus 21/04/2024 36 Rock Dove (Feral Pigeon) Columba livia 37 Stock Dove Columba oenas 38 Woodpigeon Columba palumbus 39 Collared Dove Streptopelia decaocto 40 Moorhen Gallinula chloropus 41 Coot Fulica atra 42 Little Grebe Tachybaptus ruficollis 13/01/2024 43 Red-necked Grebe Podiceps grisegena 44 Great Crested Grebe Podiceps cristatus 45 Slavonian Grebe Podiceps auritus 06/03/2024 Penrhos Coastal Park 46 Oystercatcher Haematopus ostralegus 16/01/2024 Lossiemouth Estuary 47 Golden Plover Pluvialis apricaria 48 Ringed Plover Charadrius hiaticula 23/01/2024 Thurso Bay 49 Lapwing Vanellus vanellus 50 Eurasian Whimbrel Numenius phaeopus 51 Curlew Numenius arquata 09/01/2024 Thurso 52 Bar-tailed Godwit Limosa lapponica 06/03/2024 RSPB South Stack 53 Black-tailed Godwit Limosa limosa 54 Woodcock Scolopax rusticola 18/01/2024 Ardeonaig 55 Snipe Gallinago gallinago 56 Common Sandpiper Actitis hypoleucos 20/04/2024 57 Wood Sandpiper Tringa glareola 06/05/2024 Bruntwood Loch 58 Redshank Tringa totanus 59 Greenshank Tringa nebularia 60 Turnstone Arenaria interpres 23/01/2024 Thurso Bay 61 Knot Calidris canutus 62 Sanderling Calidris alba 23/01/2024 Thurso Bay 63 Dunlin Calidris alpina 64 Purple Sandpiper Calidris maritima 12/04/2024 Scurdie Ness 65 Common Tern Sterna hirundo 66 Sandwich Tern Thalasseus sandvicensis 07/05/2024 Girvan 67 Kittiwake Rissa tridactyla 68 Black-headed Gull Chroicocephalus ridibundus 69 Common Gull Larus canus 70 Ring-billed Gull Larus delawarensis 71 Herring Gull Larus argentatus 72 Great Black-backed Gull Larus marinus 16/01/2024 Lossiemouth Estuary 73 Glaucous Gull Larus hyperboreus 16/01/2024 Lossiemouth Estuary 74 Lesser Black-backed Gull Larus fuscus 07/01/2024 75 Iceland Gull Larus glaucoides 08/02/2024 Scrabster Harbour 76 Black Guillemot Cepphus grylle 77 Razorbill Alca torda 06/03/2024 RSPB South Stack 78 Common Guillemot Uria aalge 06/03/2024 RSPB South Stack 79 Red-throated Diver Gavia stellata 08/02/2024 Scrabster Harbour 80 Great Northern Diver Gavia immer 23/01/2024 Sandside Bay 81 Fulmar Fulmarus glacialis 82 Gannet Morus bassanus 07/05/2024 Girvan 83 Cormorant Phalacrocorax carbo 84 Shag Gulosus aristotelis 25/01/2024 Helmsdale Harbour 85 Little Egret Egretta garzetta 86 Cattle Egret Bubulcus ibis 87 Great White Egret Ardea alba 88 Grey Heron Ardea cinerea 89 Osprey Pandion haliaetus 90 Golden Eagle Aquila chrysaetos 18/01/2024 Ardeonaig 91 Sparrowhawk Accipiter nisus 92 Goshawk Accipiter gentilis 17/02/2024 Tomatin 93 Marsh Harrier Circus aeruginosus 05/03/2024 Cors Ddyga RSPB 94 Hen Harrier Circus cyaneus 10/01/2024 Thurso 95 Red Kite Milvus milvus 08/01/2024 96 White-tailed Eagle Haliaeetus albicilla 10/01/2024 Thurso 97 Buzzard Buteo buteo 98 Barn Owl Tyto alba 99 Short-eared Owl Asio flammeus 12/03/2024 Galashiels 100 Tawny Owl Strix aluco 13/01/2024 Lairg 101 Great Spotted Woodpecker Dendrocopos major 20/01/2024 Parkhead Farm 102 Kestrel Falco tinnunculus 103 Merlin Falco columbarius 25/05/2024 104 Peregrine Falco peregrinus 20/01/2024 RSPB Loch of Kinnordy 105 Jay Garrulus glandarius 16/01/2024 106 Magpie Pica pica 107 Chough Pyrrhocorax pyrrhocorax 06/03/2024 RSPB The Range 108 Jackdaw Coloeus monedula 07/01/2024 109 Rook Corvus frugilegus 07/01/2024 110 Carrion Crow Corvus corone 111 Hooded Crow Corvus cornix 09/01/2024 112 Raven Corvus corax 10/01/2024 Thurso 113 Coal Tit Periparus ater 17/01/2024 Keith 114 Blue Tit Cyanistes caeruleus 115 Great Tit Parus major 116 Skylark Alauda arvensis 117 Sand Martin Riparia riparia 07/04/2024 Cumnock 118 Swallow Hirundo rustica 07/04/2024 Cumnonk 119 House Martin Delichon urbicum 07/05/2024 Girvan 120 Long-tailed Tit Aegithalos caudatus 17/01/2024 Keith 121 Willow Warbler Phylloscopus trochilus 16/04/2024 Cumnonk 122 Chiffchaff Phylloscopus collybita 14/04/2024 Dundee 123 Sedge Warbler Acrocephalus schoenobaenus 06/05/2024 Whitelee 124 Grasshopper Warbler Locustella naevia 09/05/2024 Chirmorrie 125 Blackcap Sylvia atricapilla 13/04/2024 Marykirk 126 Garden Warbler Sylvia borin 03/05/2024 Oban 127 Whitethroat Curruca communis 12/04/2024 Montrose 128 Goldcrest Regulus regulus 20/01/2024 RSPB Loch of Kinnordy 129 Wren Troglodytes troglodytes 130 Nuthatch Sitta europaea 131 Treecreeper Certhia familiaris 132 Starling Sturnus vulgaris 133 Song Thrush Turdus philomelos 18/01/2024 Ardeonaig 134 Mistle Thrush Turdus viscivorus 21/01/2024 Loch of Lintrathem 135 Redwing Turdus iliacus 21/01/2024 Loch of Lintrathem 136 Blackbird Turdus merula 137 Fieldfare Turdus pilaris 09/01/2024 Thurso 138 Robin Erithacus rubecula 139 Whinchat Saxicola rubetra 05/05/2024 Whitelee 140 Stonechat Saxicola rubicola 141 Wheatear Oenanthe oenanthe 07/04/2024 Cumnonk 142 Dipper Cinclus cinclus 18/01/2024 Falls of Dochart 143 Tree Sparrow Passer montanus 20/01/2024 RSPB Loch of Kinnordy 144 House Sparrow Passer domesticus 145 Dunnock Prunella modularis 146 Grey Wagtail Motacilla cinerea 147 Pied Wagtail Motacilla alba 148 Meadow Pipit Anthus pratensis 149 Tree Pipit Anthus trivialis 01/05/2024 Whitelee 150 Rock Pipit Anthus petrosus 151 Chaffinch Fringilla coelebs 07/01/2024 152 Brambling Fringilla montifringilla 20/01/2024 RSPB Loch of Kinnordy 153 Bullfinch Pyrrhula pyrrhula 17/02/2024 Tomatin 154 Greenfinch Chloris chloris 05/03/2024 RSPB Conway 155 Linnet Linaria cannabina 12/04/2024 Montrose 156 Lesser Redpoll Acanthis cabaret 157 Common Crossbill Loxia curvirostra Tomatin 158 Goldfinch Carduelis carduelis 14/01/2024 159 Siskin Spinus spinus 160 Corn Bunting Emberiza calandra 14/04/2024 Inchock 161 Yellowhammer Emberiza citrinella 17/01/2024 Keith 162 Reed Bunting Emberiza schoeniclus 17/01/2024 Keith 163 Yellow-rumped Warbler Setophaga coronata Yes 26/02/2024 Kilwinning