Alan Whitehead: Holmpton Year List 2024 BOU Eng, All records Record(s) 1 to 87 of 87 total. Seq. Species Scientific Name Rare? Date Location Comments 1 Greylag Goose Anser anser 2 Mute Swan Cygnus olor 03/01/2024 2 3 Shelduck Tadorna tadorna 4 Shoveler Spatula clypeata 30/04/2024 3S 5 Mallard Anas platyrhynchos 6 Teal Anas crecca 7 Eider Somateria mollissima 08/05/2024 Male South 8 Grey Partridge Perdix perdix 03/01/2024 5 9 Pheasant Phasianus colchicus 10 Red-legged Partridge Alectoris rufa 11 Swift Apus apus 22/05/2024 12 Rock Dove (Feral Pigeon) Columba livia 13 Stock Dove Columba oenas 14 Woodpigeon Columba palumbus 15 Collared Dove Streptopelia decaocto 16 Moorhen Gallinula chloropus 17 Oystercatcher Haematopus ostralegus 24/02/2024 FOY 18 Golden Plover Pluvialis apricaria 19 Ringed Plover Charadrius hiaticula 20 Little Ringed Plover Charadrius dubius 11/05/2024 1st record. 2 Birds, self-found 21 Lapwing Vanellus vanellus 08/01/2024 38 22 Curlew Numenius arquata 23 Bar-tailed Godwit Limosa lapponica 24 Woodcock Scolopax rusticola 25 Snipe Gallinago gallinago 26 Redshank Tringa totanus 27 Turnstone Arenaria interpres 28 Ruff Calidris pugnax 13/01/2024 2 on Snakey. 2nd record. 29 Sanderling Calidris alba 30 Dunlin Calidris alpina 31 Sandwich Tern Thalasseus sandvicensis 32 Kittiwake Rissa tridactyla 31/05/2024 33 Black-headed Gull Chroicocephalus ridibundus 34 Common Gull Larus canus 35 Herring Gull Larus argentatus 36 Great Black-backed Gull Larus marinus 37 Lesser Black-backed Gull Larus fuscus 38 Common Guillemot Uria aalge 06/01/2024 1N 39 Red-throated Diver Gavia stellata 40 Fulmar Fulmarus glacialis 29/05/2024 1S 41 Gannet Morus bassanus 42 Spoonbill Platalea leucorodia 29/04/2024 1st record 43 Grey Heron Ardea cinerea 44 Sparrowhawk Accipiter nisus 45 Marsh Harrier Circus aeruginosus 29/04/2024 46 Red Kite Milvus milvus 47 Buzzard Buteo buteo 48 Barn Owl Tyto alba 49 Little Owl Athene noctua 50 Tawny Owl Strix aluco 01/02/2024 51 Great Spotted Woodpecker Dendrocopos major 01/02/2024 52 Kestrel Falco tinnunculus 53 Magpie Pica pica 54 Jackdaw Coloeus monedula 55 Rook Corvus frugilegus 56 Carrion Crow Corvus corone 57 Blue Tit Cyanistes caeruleus 58 Great Tit Parus major 59 Skylark Alauda arvensis 15/04/2024 60 Sand Martin Riparia riparia 61 Swallow Hirundo rustica 27/04/2024 62 House Martin Delichon urbicum 25/04/2024 63 Long-tailed Tit Aegithalos caudatus 64 Willow Warbler Phylloscopus trochilus 65 Chiffchaff Phylloscopus collybita 66 Blackcap Sylvia atricapilla 67 Lesser Whitethroat Curruca curruca 68 Whitethroat Curruca communis 69 Wren Troglodytes troglodytes 70 Treecreeper Certhia familiaris 10/01/2024 71 Starling Sturnus vulgaris 72 Song Thrush Turdus philomelos Singing 73 Blackbird Turdus merula 74 Fieldfare Turdus pilaris 75 Robin Erithacus rubecula 76 Redstart Phoenicurus phoenicurus 22/05/2024 77 Wheatear Oenanthe oenanthe 15/04/2024 78 House Sparrow Passer domesticus 79 Dunnock Prunella modularis 80 Pied Wagtail Motacilla alba 81 Meadow Pipit Anthus pratensis 82 Chaffinch Fringilla coelebs 83 Greenfinch Chloris chloris 84 Linnet Linaria cannabina 85 Goldfinch Carduelis carduelis 86 Yellowhammer Emberiza citrinella 87 Reed Bunting Emberiza schoeniclus