David Stone: Britain Year List 2024 BOU, All records Record(s) 1 to 225 of 225 total. Seq. Species Scientific Name Rare? Date Location Comments 1 Brent Goose Branta bernicla 01/01/2024 Dawlish Warren . Devon p 2 Red-breasted Goose Branta ruficollis Yes 31/01/2024 Salthouse . Norfolk p 3 Canada Goose Branta canadensis 01/01/2024 The Exminster Marshes . Devon p 4 Barnacle Goose Branta leucopsis 31/01/2024 Holkham . Norfolk p 5 Snow Goose Anser caerulescens 13/01/2024 Powderhan Marsh . Devon p 6 Greylag Goose Anser anser 02/01/2024 Greylake RSPB . Somerset p 7 Pink-footed Goose Anser brachyrhynchus 31/01/2024 Holkham . Norfolk p 8 White-fronted Goose Anser albifrons 01/02/2024 Holkham . Norfolk 9 Mute Swan Cygnus olor 01/01/2024 The Exminster Marshes . Devon p 10 Bewick's Swan Cygnus columbianus 02/02/2024 Nr Rinsend . Cambridgeshire 11 Whooper Swan Cygnus cygnus 30/01/2024 Nr Langham . Norfolk p 12 Egyptian Goose Alopochen aegyptiaca 25/01/2024 The Powderham Estate . Devon p 13 Shelduck Tadorna tadorna 01/01/2024 Dawlish Warren . Devon p 14 Mandarin Duck Aix galericulata 19/01/2024 Stover Park . Devon p 15 Baikal Teal Sibirionetta formosa Yes 02/02/2024 Greylake RSPB . Somerset p 16 Garganey Spatula querquedula 01/05/2024 The Exminster Marshes . Devon p 17 Shoveler Spatula clypeata 01/01/2024 Dawlish Warren . Devon p 18 Gadwall Mareca strepera 02/01/2024 Greylake RSPB . Somerset p 19 Wigeon Mareca penelope 01/01/2024 The Exminster Marshes . Devon p 20 Mallard Anas platyrhynchos 01/01/2024 Dawlish Warren . Devon p 21 Pintail Anas acuta 01/01/2024 The Exminster Marshes . Devon p 22 Teal Anas crecca 01/01/2024 Starcross . Devon p 23 Green-winged Teal Anas carolinensis 03/05/2024 LORP . Budleigh Salterton . Devon p 24 Pochard Aythya ferina 02/01/2024 Barrow Gurney Reservoir . Somerset p 25 Ferruginous Duck Aythya nyroca Yes 30/01/2024 Filby Broad . Norfolk p 26 Tufted Duck Aythya fuligula 02/01/2024 Barrow Gurney Reservoir . Somerset p 27 Scaup Aythya marila 11/02/2024 The Exe Estuary . Devon p 28 Lesser Scaup Aythya affinis 09/01/2024 Lower Tamar Lake . Devon p 29 Eider Somateria mollissima 01/01/2024 Dawlish Warren . Devon p 30 Velvet Scoter Melanitta fusca 31/01/2024 Holkham . Norfolk 31 Common Scoter Melanitta nigra 31/01/2024 Holkham . Norfolk 32 Long-tailed Duck Clangula hyemalis 02/01/2024 Barrow Gurney Reservoie . Somerset p 33 Goldeneye Bucephala clangula 10/01/2024 Topsham Quay . Devon p 34 Smew Mergellus albellus 02/02/2024 Eyebrook Reservoir . Leicestershire p 35 Goosander Mergus merganser 07/01/2024 The Hale Estuary . Cornwall p 36 Red-breasted Merganser Mergus serrator 09/01/2024 Lower Tamar Lake . Devon p 37 Grey Partridge Perdix perdix 23/04/2024 Winterbourne down . Wiltshire p 38 Pheasant Phasianus colchicus 01/01/2024 The Exminster Marshes . Devon p 39 Red-legged Partridge Alectoris rufa 30/01/2024 Nr Acle . Norfolk p 40 Nightjar Caprimulgus europaeus 31/05/2024 Aylesbeare Common . Devon 41 Swift Apus apus 26/04/2024 The Exminster Marshes . Devon p 42 Great Bustard Otis tarda Yes 23/04/2024 Salisbury plain . Wiltshire p 43 Cuckoo Cuculus canorus 17/04/2024 Dartmoor . Devon p 44 Rock Dove (Feral Pigeon) Columba livia 01/01/2024 Exmouth from Warren Point . Devon p 45 Stock Dove Columba oenas 03/01/2024 Bowling Green Marsh . Devon p 46 Woodpigeon Columba palumbus 01/01/2024 Dawlish Warren . Devon p 47 Turtle Dove Streptopelia turtur 15/05/2024 Haldon Forest . Devon 48 Collared Dove Streptopelia decaocto 01/01/2024 Dawlish Warren . Devon p 49 Water Rail Rallus aquaticus 02/01/2024 Greylake RSPB . Somerset p 50 Moorhen Gallinula chloropus 01/01/2024 Coften . Devon p 51 Coot Fulica atra 01/01/2024 The Exeter Canel . Devon p 52 Crane Grus grus 02/01/2024 Greylake RSPB . Somerset p 53 Little Grebe Tachybaptus ruficollis 19/01/2024 Stover Park . Devon p 54 Great Crested Grebe Podiceps cristatus 01/01/2024 Dawlish Warren . Devon p 55 Slavonian Grebe Podiceps auritus 18/01/2024 Off Of Brandy Head . Devon 56 Stone-curlew Burhinus oedicnemus 23/04/2024 Winterbourne Down . Wiltshire p 57 Oystercatcher Haematopus ostralegus 01/01/2024 Dawlish Warren . Devon p 58 Avocet Recurvirostra avosetta 03/01/2024 Bowling Green Marsh . Devon p 59 Grey Plover Pluvialis squatarola 01/01/2024 Dawlish Warren . Devon p 60 Golden Plover Pluvialis apricaria 07/01/2024 The Hale Estuary . Cornwall p 61 American Golden Plover Pluvialis dominica 05/06/2024 Telham Moor . Somerset p 62 Ringed Plover Charadrius hiaticula 01/01/2024 Dawlish Warren . Devon p 63 Little Ringed Plover Charadrius dubius 20/04/2024 Private Site . Devon p 64 Lapwing Vanellus vanellus 02/01/2024 Greylake RSPB .Somerset p 65 Kentish Plover Anarhynchus alexandrinus 06/01/2024 Burnham On Sea . Somerset 66 Eurasian Whimbrel Numenius phaeopus 07/01/2024 The Hale Estuary . Cornwall p 67 Curlew Numenius arquata 01/01/2024 Dawlish Warren . Devon p 68 Bar-tailed Godwit Limosa lapponica 01/01/2024 Dawlish Warren . Devon p 69 Black-tailed Godwit Limosa limosa 03/01/2024 Bowling Green Marsh . Devon p 70 Woodcock Scolopax rusticola 21/01/2024 Aylesbeare Common . Devon 71 Snipe Gallinago gallinago 02/01/2024 Greylake RSPB . Somerset p 72 Common Sandpiper Actitis hypoleucos 11/01/2024 Phear Park Area . Exmouth . Devon p 73 Green Sandpiper Tringa ochropus 06/01/2024 The Ludwell Valley C P . Devon p 74 Marsh Sandpiper Tringa stagnatilis Yes 23/04/2024 Normandy Marsh . Lymington . Hampshire p 75 Redshank Tringa totanus 01/01/2024 Dawlish Warren . Devon p 76 Spotted Redshank Tringa erythropus 23/04/2024 Normandy Marsh . Lymington . Hampshire p 77 Greenshank Tringa nebularia 07/01/2024 The Hale Estuary . Cornwall p 78 Turnstone Arenaria interpres 01/01/2024 Dawlish Warren . Devon p 79 Knot Calidris canutus 01/01/2024 Dawlish Warren . Devon 80 Ruff Calidris pugnax 01/02/2024 Holkham . Norfolk p 81 Curlew Sandpiper Calidris ferruginea 23/04/2024 Normandy Marsh . Lymington . Hampshire p 82 Temminck's Stint Calidris temminckii 03/05/2024 The Exminster Marshes . Devon p 83 Sanderling Calidris alba 01/01/2024 Dawlish Warren . Devon p 84 Dunlin Calidris alpina 06/01/2024 Burnham On Sea . Somerset p 85 Purple Sandpiper Calidris maritima 27/01/2024 Brixham Breakwater . Devon p 86 Little Tern Sternula albifrons 15/04/2024 The Exe Estuary . Topsham . Devon p 87 Gull-billed Tern Gelochelidon nilotica Yes 05/06/2024 Shapwick Heath . Noah`s Lake . Somerset p 88 Common Tern Sterna hirundo 23/04/2024 Normandy Marsh . Lymington . Hampshire p 89 Sandwich Tern Thalasseus sandvicensis 17/04/2024 Ferrybridge . Dorset p 90 Little Gull Hydrocoloeus minutus 10/02/2024 Ruan Lanihorne . Cornwall p 91 Kittiwake Rissa tridactyla 04/01/2024 Brixham . Devon p 92 Bonaparte's Gull Chroicocephalus philadelphia Yes 07/01/2024 Red River . Marazion . Cornwall p 93 Black-headed Gull Chroicocephalus ridibundus 01/01/2024 Starcross . Devon p 94 Mediterranean Gull Ichthyaetus melanocephalus 27/01/2024 Brixham Harbour . Devon p 95 Common Gull Larus canus 06/01/2024 Burnham On Sea . Somerset p 96 Ring-billed Gull Larus delawarensis 07/01/2024 The Hale Estuary . Cornwall 97 Herring Gull Larus argentatus 01/01/2024 Dawlish Warren . Devon p 98 Great Black-backed Gull Larus marinus 01/01/2024 Dawlish Warren . Devon p 99 Lesser Black-backed Gull Larus fuscus 07/01/2024 The Hale Estuary . Cornwall p 100 Iceland Gull Larus glaucoides 07/01/2024 The Hale Estuary . Cornwall p 101 Puffin Fratercula arctica 12/05/2024 Lundy Island . Devon p 102 Razorbill Alca torda 04/01/2024 Brixham . Devon p 103 Common Guillemot Uria aalge 04/01/2024 Brixham . Devon p 104 Red-throated Diver Gavia stellata 12/01/2024 Off Of Brandy Head . Devon p 105 Black-throated Diver Gavia arctica 12/01/2024 Off Of Brandy Head . Devon p 106 Great Northern Diver Gavia immer 04/01/2024 Brixham . Devon p 107 Fulmar Fulmarus glacialis 12/01/2024 Off Of Brandy Head . Devon 108 Manx Shearwater Puffinus puffinus 12/05/2024 Bideford to Lundy Island . Devon p 109 Gannet Morus bassanus 04/01/2024 Brixham . Devon p 110 Cormorant Phalacrocorax carbo 01/01/2024 Dawlish Warren . Devon p 111 Shag Gulosus aristotelis 01/01/2024 Dawlish Warren . Devon p 112 Glossy Ibis Plegadis falcinellus 09/01/2024 Fremington Quay . Devon p 113 Spoonbill Platalea leucorodia 07/01/2024 The Hale Estuary . Cornwall p 114 Bittern Botaurus stellaris 17/02/2024 Decoy Lake . Somerset p 115 Little Egret Egretta garzetta 01/01/2024 Dawlish Warren . Devon p 116 Cattle Egret Bubulcus ibis 16/01/2024 Cofton . Devon p 117 Great White Egret Ardea alba 01/01/2024 Dawlish Warren . Devon p 118 Grey Heron Ardea cinerea 05/01/2024 Heybridge . Nr Maldon . Essex p 119 Purple Heron Ardea purpurea 24/04/2024 Beesands Ley . Devon p 120 Osprey Pandion haliaetus 08/06/2024 Powderham Park . Devon p 121 Sparrowhawk Accipiter nisus 05/01/2024 Heybridge . Nr Maldon . Essex 122 Goshawk Accipiter gentilis 26/01/2024 Private Site p 123 Marsh Harrier Circus aeruginosus 01/01/2024 The Exminster Marshes . Devon p 124 Hen Harrier Circus cyaneus 30/01/2024 Warham Green . Norfolk 125 Pallid Harrier Circus macrourus Yes 31/01/2024 Warham Green . Norfolk 126 Montagu's Harrier Circus pygargus 10/05/2024 Greylake RSPB . Somerset 127 Red Kite Milvus milvus 05/01/2024 Over the M25 . Essex p 128 White-tailed Eagle Haliaeetus albicilla 30/01/2024 Stowlangtoft . Suffolk p 129 Buzzard Buteo buteo 02/01/2024 Nr Sowton . Exeter . Devon p 130 Barn Owl Tyto alba 30/01/2024 Warham Green . Norfolk p 131 Little Owl Athene noctua 17/04/2024 Portland Bill . Dorset p 132 Long-eared Owl Asio otus 02/02/2024 Eldernell . Cambridgeshire p 133 Short-eared Owl Asio flammeus 30/01/2024 Warham Green . Norfolk p 134 Tawny Owl Strix aluco 01/02/2024 Titchwell . Norfolk p 135 Kingfisher Alcedo atthis 10/01/2024 Turf Locks . Devon p 136 Lesser Spotted Woodpecker Dryobates minor 06/02/2024 Yarner Wood . Devon 137 Great Spotted Woodpecker Dendrocopos major 13/01/2024 Nr Kenton . Devon 138 Green Woodpecker Picus viridis 16/01/2024 Topsham Cemetery . Devon p 139 Kestrel Falco tinnunculus 01/01/2024 Nr Kenton . Devon p 140 Merlin Falco columbarius 30/01/2024 Warham Green . Norfolk 141 Hobby Falco subbuteo 03/05/2024 The Exminster Marshes . Devon 142 Peregrine Falco peregrinus 01/01/2024 The Exminster Marshes . Devon 143 Ring-necked Parakeet Psittacula krameri 11/01/2024 The Maer Valley . Exmouth . Devon p 144 Golden Oriole Oriolus oriolus 12/05/2024 Lundy Island . Devon 145 Woodchat Shrike Lanius senator 17/04/2024 Abbotsbury Beach Area . Dorset p 146 Jay Garrulus glandarius 17/01/2024 Nr Roadford . Devon p 147 Magpie Pica pica 01/01/2024 Dawlish Warren . Devon p 148 Jackdaw Coloeus monedula 01/01/2024 Starcross . Devon p 149 Rook Corvus frugilegus 01/01/2024 Starcross . Devon p 150 Carrion Crow Corvus corone 01/01/2024 Dawlish Warren . Devon p 151 Raven Corvus corax 07/01/2024 Tremethick Cross Area . Cornwall p 152 Waxwing Bombycilla garrulus 30/01/2024 Friday Wood . Colchester . Essex p 153 Coal Tit Periparus ater 09/01/2024 Lower Tamar Lake . Devon p 154 Marsh Tit Poecile palustris 09/01/2024 Lower Tamar Lake . Devon p 155 Willow Tit Poecile montanus 09/01/2024 Lower Tamar Lake . Devon p 156 Blue Tit Cyanistes caeruleus 01/01/2024 Dawlish Warren . Devon p 157 Great Tit Parus major 01/01/2024 Dawlish Warren . Devon p 158 Woodlark Lullula arborea 25/04/2024 Private Site . Devon p 159 Skylark Alauda arvensis 01/01/2024 Dawlish Warren . Devon p 160 Shore Lark Eremophila alpestris 01/02/2024 Holkham . Norfolk p 161 Sand Martin Riparia riparia 10/04/2024 Bowling Green Marsh . Devon 162 Swallow Hirundo rustica 10/04/2024 Bowling Green Marsh . Devon 163 House Martin Delichon urbicum 10/04/2024 Bowling Green Marsh . Devon 164 Cetti's Warbler Cettia cetti 02/01/2024 Greylake RSPB . Somerset 165 Long-tailed Tit Aegithalos caudatus 01/01/2024 Dawlish Warren . Devon p 166 Wood Warbler Phylloscopus sibilatrix 21/05/2024 Private Site p 167 Yellow-browed Warbler Phylloscopus inornatus 04/01/2024 Broadsands . Devon p 168 Willow Warbler Phylloscopus trochilus 24/04/2024 Beesands Ley . Devon p 169 Chiffchaff Phylloscopus collybita 04/01/2024 Broadsands . Devon p Also Sibe Chiff 170 Sedge Warbler Acrocephalus schoenobaenus 19/04/2024 The Exminster Marshes . Devon p 171 Reed Warbler Acrocephalus scirpaceus 19/04/2024 The Exminster Marshes . Devon p 172 Grasshopper Warbler Locustella naevia 17/04/2024 Dartmoor . Devon 173 Blackcap Sylvia atricapilla 12/04/2024 Bowling Green Marsh . Devon 174 Garden Warbler Sylvia borin 30/04/2024 Lydlinch Common . Somerset p 175 Lesser Whitethroat Curruca curruca 19/05/2024 The Canal Path . Exeter . Devon p 176 Western Subalpine Warbler Curruca iberiae Yes 17/04/2024 Portland Bill . Dorset p 177 Whitethroat Curruca communis 23/04/2024 Salisbury Plain . Wiltshire p 178 Dartford Warbler Curruca undata 16/02/2024 Woodbury Common . Devon p 179 Firecrest Regulus ignicapilla 14/01/2024 Bowling Green Rd . Topsham . Devon p 180 Goldcrest Regulus regulus 04/01/2024 Broadsands . Devon p 181 Wren Troglodytes troglodytes 02/01/2024 Greylake RSPB . Somerset p 182 Nuthatch Sitta europaea 19/01/2024 Stover Park . Devon p 183 Treecreeper Certhia familiaris 07/02/2024 Woodbury Castle . Devon p 184 Starling Sturnus vulgaris 02/01/2024 Greylake RSPB . Somerset p 185 Song Thrush Turdus philomelos 01/01/2024 Dawlish Warren . Devon p 186 Mistle Thrush Turdus viscivorus 03/01/2024 Bowling Green Marsh . Devon p 187 Redwing Turdus iliacus 01/01/2024 The Exminster Marshes . Devon p 188 Blackbird Turdus merula 01/01/2024 Topsham . Devon p 189 Fieldfare Turdus pilaris 01/01/2024 The Exminster Marshes . Devon p 190 Spotted Flycatcher Muscicapa striata 12/05/2024 Lundy Island . Devon 191 Robin Erithacus rubecula 01/01/2024 Dawlish Warren . Devon p 192 Nightingale Luscinia megarhynchos 30/04/2024 Alners Gorse . Somerset p 193 Bluethroat Luscinia svecica 05/06/2024 Slimbridge . Gloucestershire p White Spotted Race 194 Pied Flycatcher Ficedula hypoleuca 01/05/2024 Yarner Wood . Devon p 195 Black Redstart Phoenicurus ochruros 07/01/2024 Newlyn Harbour . Cornwall p 196 Redstart Phoenicurus phoenicurus 17/04/2024 Portland Bill . Dorset p 197 Whinchat Saxicola rubetra 08/05/2024 Headland Warren . Dartmoor . Devon p 198 Stonechat Saxicola rubicola 01/01/2024 Dawlish Warren . Devon P 199 Wheatear Oenanthe oenanthe 23/04/2024 Marlborough Down . Wiltshire p 200 Dipper Cinclus cinclus 15/01/2024 Ludwell Valley C P . Devon p 201 Tree Sparrow Passer montanus 23/04/2024 Marlborough Down . Wiltshire p 202 House Sparrow Passer domesticus 01/01/2024 Dawlish Warren . Devon p 203 Dunnock Prunella modularis 01/01/2024 Dawlish Warren . Devon p 204 Yellow Wagtail Motacilla flava 10/05/2024 Greylake RSPB . Somerset 205 Grey Wagtail Motacilla cinerea 06/01/2024 The Ludwell Valley Country Park . Devon p 206 Pied Wagtail Motacilla alba 01/01/2024 Dawlish Warren . Devon p 207 Meadow Pipit Anthus pratensis 01/01/2024 Dawlish Warren . Devon 208 Tree Pipit Anthus trivialis 01/05/2024 Yarner Wood . Devon 209 Rock Pipit Anthus petrosus 04/01/2024 Brixham . Devon p 210 Chaffinch Fringilla coelebs 01/01/2024 Dawlish Warren . Devon p 211 Brambling Fringilla montifringilla 01/02/2024 Titchwell . Norfolk p 212 Hawfinch Coccothraustes coccothraustes 17/01/2024 Haldon Forest . Devon 213 Bullfinch Pyrrhula pyrrhula 09/01/2024 Lower Tamar Lake . Devon P 214 Greenfinch Chloris chloris 04/01/2024 Broadsands . Devon p 215 Linnet Linaria cannabina 01/01/2024 Dawlish Warren . Devon p 216 Lesser Redpoll Acanthis cabaret 26/02/2024 Yarner Wood . Devon p 217 Common Crossbill Loxia curvirostra 13/01/2024 Haldon Forest . Devon p 218 Goldfinch Carduelis carduelis 01/01/2024 Dawlish Warren . Devon p 219 Siskin Spinus spinus 13/01/2024 Haldon Forest . Devon p 220 Corn Bunting Emberiza calandra 24/04/2024 Stonehenge Area . Wiltshire p 221 Yellowhammer Emberiza citrinella 30/04/2024 Marlborough Down . Wiltshire p 222 Cirl Bunting Emberiza cirlus 04/01/2024 Broadsands . Devon p 223 Little Bunting Emberiza pusilla 07/01/2024 Tremethick Cross Area . Cornwall p 224 Reed Bunting Emberiza schoeniclus 20/01/2024 Topsham Recreation Ground . Devon p 225 Northern Waterthrush Parkesia noveboracensis Yes 05/01/2024 Heybridge . Nr Maldon . Essex p