Brendon Fagan: Britain Year List 2023 BOU, All records: Top Blockers Record(s) 1 to 226 of 226 total. Seq. Species Scientific Name Seen By Other Listers Other Listers (%) 1 Brent Goose Branta bernicla 388 78.23 2 Canada Goose Branta canadensis 487 98.19 3 Barnacle Goose Branta leucopsis 374 75.40 4 Greylag Goose Anser anser 481 96.98 5 Pink-footed Goose Anser brachyrhynchus 399 80.44 6 Tundra Bean Goose Anser serrirostris 97 19.56 7 White-fronted Goose Anser albifrons 299 60.28 8 Mute Swan Cygnus olor 490 98.79 9 Bewick's Swan Cygnus columbianus 258 52.02 10 Whooper Swan Cygnus cygnus 386 77.82 11 Egyptian Goose Alopochen aegyptiaca 391 78.83 12 Shelduck Tadorna tadorna 476 95.97 13 Mandarin Duck Aix galericulata 346 69.76 14 Garganey Spatula querquedula 320 64.52 15 Shoveler Spatula clypeata 468 94.35 16 Gadwall Mareca strepera 464 93.55 17 Wigeon Mareca penelope 472 95.16 18 American Wigeon Mareca americana 148 29.84 19 Mallard Anas platyrhynchos 489 98.59 20 Pintail Anas acuta 435 87.70 21 Teal Anas crecca 477 96.17 22 Red-crested Pochard Netta rufina 204 41.13 23 Pochard Aythya ferina 455 91.73 24 Ferruginous Duck Aythya nyroca 80 16.13 25 Ring-necked Duck Aythya collaris 233 46.98 26 Tufted Duck Aythya fuligula 478 96.37 27 Scaup Aythya marila 318 64.11 28 Lesser Scaup Aythya affinis 134 27.02 29 Eider Somateria mollissima 354 71.37 30 Long-tailed Duck Clangula hyemalis 283 57.06 31 Goldeneye Bucephala clangula 432 87.10 32 Smew Mergellus albellus 245 49.40 33 Goosander Mergus merganser 434 87.50 34 Red-breasted Merganser Mergus serrator 364 73.39 35 Red Grouse Lagopus lagopus 258 52.02 36 Black Grouse Lyrurus tetrix 137 27.62 37 Grey Partridge Perdix perdix 314 63.31 38 Pheasant Phasianus colchicus 483 97.38 39 Quail Coturnix coturnix 103 20.77 40 Red-legged Partridge Alectoris rufa 405 81.65 41 Nightjar Caprimulgus europaeus 228 45.97 42 Alpine Swift Tachymarptis melba 179 36.09 43 Swift Apus apus 443 89.31 44 Pallid Swift Apus pallidus 59 11.90 45 Cuckoo Cuculus canorus 389 78.43 46 Rock Dove (Feral Pigeon) Columba livia 417 84.07 47 Stock Dove Columba oenas 449 90.52 48 Woodpigeon Columba palumbus 490 98.79 49 Turtle Dove Streptopelia turtur 174 35.08 50 Collared Dove Streptopelia decaocto 484 97.58 51 Water Rail Rallus aquaticus 383 77.22 52 Moorhen Gallinula chloropus 488 98.39 53 Coot Fulica atra 483 97.38 54 Crane Grus grus 257 51.81 55 Little Grebe Tachybaptus ruficollis 466 93.95 56 Great Crested Grebe Podiceps cristatus 467 94.15 57 Slavonian Grebe Podiceps auritus 229 46.17 58 Black-necked Grebe Podiceps nigricollis 253 51.01 59 Stone-curlew Burhinus oedicnemus 155 31.25 60 Oystercatcher Haematopus ostralegus 471 94.96 61 Black-winged Stilt Himantopus himantopus 225 45.36 62 Avocet Recurvirostra avosetta 432 87.10 63 Grey Plover Pluvialis squatarola 375 75.60 64 Golden Plover Pluvialis apricaria 421 84.88 65 Ringed Plover Charadrius hiaticula 443 89.31 66 Little Ringed Plover Charadrius dubius 373 75.20 67 Lapwing Vanellus vanellus 478 96.37 68 Grey-headed Lapwing Vanellus cinereus 120 24.19 69 Kentish Plover Anarhynchus alexandrinus 73 14.72 70 Eurasian Whimbrel Numenius phaeopus 335 67.54 71 Curlew Numenius arquata 464 93.55 72 Bar-tailed Godwit Limosa lapponica 376 75.81 73 Black-tailed Godwit Limosa limosa 444 89.52 74 Long-billed Dowitcher Limnodromus scolopaceus 151 30.44 75 Jack Snipe Lymnocryptes minimus 204 41.13 76 Woodcock Scolopax rusticola 321 64.72 77 Snipe Gallinago gallinago 446 89.92 78 Common Sandpiper Actitis hypoleucos 408 82.26 79 Green Sandpiper Tringa ochropus 349 70.36 80 Redshank Tringa totanus 469 94.56 81 Lesser Yellowlegs Tringa flavipes 128 25.81 82 Greenshank Tringa nebularia 375 75.60 83 Turnstone Arenaria interpres 433 87.30 84 Knot Calidris canutus 347 69.96 85 Ruff Calidris pugnax 390 78.63 86 Sanderling Calidris alba 387 78.02 87 Dunlin Calidris alpina 452 91.13 88 Purple Sandpiper Calidris maritima 289 58.27 89 Little Stint Calidris minuta 262 52.82 90 Pectoral Sandpiper Calidris melanotos 167 33.67 91 Little Tern Sternula albifrons 246 49.60 92 Caspian Tern Hydroprogne caspia 32 6.45 93 Black Tern Chlidonias niger 194 39.11 94 Forster's Tern Sterna forsteri 85 17.14 95 Common Tern Sterna hirundo 406 81.85 96 Sandwich Tern Thalasseus sandvicensis 361 72.78 97 Kittiwake Rissa tridactyla 379 76.41 98 Sabine's Gull Xema sabini 92 18.55 99 Black-headed Gull Chroicocephalus ridibundus 485 97.78 100 Mediterranean Gull Ichthyaetus melanocephalus 385 77.62 101 Common Gull Larus canus 460 92.74 102 Caspian Gull Larus cachinnans 200 40.32 103 Herring Gull Larus argentatus 483 97.38 104 Yellow-legged Gull Larus michahellis 222 44.76 105 Great Black-backed Gull Larus marinus 452 91.13 106 Lesser Black-backed Gull Larus fuscus 462 93.15 107 Puffin Fratercula arctica 260 52.42 108 Razorbill Alca torda 372 75.00 109 Common Guillemot Uria aalge 391 78.83 110 Fulmar Fulmarus glacialis 368 74.19 111 Cory's Shearwater Calonectris borealis 137 27.62 112 Great Shearwater Ardenna gravis 118 23.79 113 Manx Shearwater Puffinus puffinus 274 55.24 114 White Stork Ciconia ciconia 72 14.52 115 Gannet Morus bassanus 404 81.45 116 Red-footed Booby Sula sula 74 14.92 117 Cormorant Phalacrocorax carbo 485 97.78 118 Shag Gulosus aristotelis 393 79.23 119 Glossy Ibis Plegadis falcinellus 202 40.73 120 Spoonbill Platalea leucorodia 348 70.16 121 Bittern Botaurus stellaris 293 59.07 122 Night-heron Nycticorax nycticorax 186 37.50 123 Little Egret Egretta garzetta 472 95.16 124 Cattle Egret Bubulcus ibis 336 67.74 125 Great White Egret Ardea alba 428 86.29 126 Grey Heron Ardea cinerea 484 97.58 127 Purple Heron Ardea purpurea 79 15.93 128 Osprey Pandion haliaetus 304 61.29 129 Honey-buzzard Pernis apivorus 91 18.35 130 Sparrowhawk Accipiter nisus 469 94.56 131 Marsh Harrier Circus aeruginosus 440 88.71 132 Hen Harrier Circus cyaneus 319 64.31 133 Red Kite Milvus milvus 468 94.35 134 White-tailed Eagle Haliaeetus albicilla 164 33.06 135 Buzzard Buteo buteo 487 98.19 136 Barn Owl Tyto alba 413 83.27 137 Little Owl Athene noctua 261 52.62 138 Long-eared Owl Asio otus 203 40.93 139 Short-eared Owl Asio flammeus 310 62.50 140 Tawny Owl Strix aluco 384 77.42 141 Kingfisher Alcedo atthis 433 87.30 142 Bee-eater Merops apiaster 77 15.52 143 Great Spotted Woodpecker Dendrocopos major 467 94.15 144 Green Woodpecker Picus viridis 406 81.85 145 Kestrel Falco tinnunculus 485 97.78 146 Merlin Falco columbarius 280 56.45 147 Hobby Falco subbuteo 352 70.97 148 Peregrine Falco peregrinus 427 86.09 149 Ring-necked Parakeet Psittacula krameri 326 65.73 150 Golden Oriole Oriolus oriolus 22 4.44 151 Jay Garrulus glandarius 470 94.76 152 Magpie Pica pica 490 98.79 153 Jackdaw Coloeus monedula 488 98.39 154 Rook Corvus frugilegus 476 95.97 155 Carrion Crow Corvus corone 489 98.59 156 Raven Corvus corax 430 86.69 157 Waxwing Bombycilla garrulus 299 60.28 158 Coal Tit Periparus ater 468 94.35 159 Marsh Tit Poecile palustris 336 67.74 160 Willow Tit Poecile montanus 177 35.69 161 Blue Tit Cyanistes caeruleus 488 98.39 162 Great Tit Parus major 487 98.19 163 Penduline Tit Remiz pendulinus 26 5.24 164 Bearded Tit Panurus biarmicus 291 58.67 165 Woodlark Lullula arborea 219 44.15 166 Skylark Alauda arvensis 469 94.56 167 Shore Lark Eremophila alpestris 158 31.85 168 Sand Martin Riparia riparia 443 89.31 169 Swallow Hirundo rustica 453 91.33 170 House Martin Delichon urbicum 444 89.52 171 Cetti's Warbler Cettia cetti 419 84.48 172 Long-tailed Tit Aegithalos caudatus 483 97.38 173 Pallas's Warbler Phylloscopus proregulus 130 26.21 174 Dusky Warbler Phylloscopus fuscatus 53 10.69 175 Willow Warbler Phylloscopus trochilus 425 85.69 176 Chiffchaff Phylloscopus collybita 465 93.75 177 Two-barred Greenish Warbler Phylloscopus plumbeitarsus 55 11.09 178 Sedge Warbler Acrocephalus schoenobaenus 411 82.86 179 Reed Warbler Acrocephalus scirpaceus 388 78.23 180 Blackcap Sylvia atricapilla 457 92.14 181 Garden Warbler Sylvia borin 365 73.59 182 Lesser Whitethroat Curruca curruca 324 65.32 183 Whitethroat Curruca communis 428 86.29 184 Dartford Warbler Curruca undata 184 37.10 185 Goldcrest Regulus regulus 458 92.34 186 Wren Troglodytes troglodytes 486 97.98 187 Nuthatch Sitta europaea 447 90.12 188 Treecreeper Certhia familiaris 438 88.31 189 Starling Sturnus vulgaris 487 98.19 190 Song Thrush Turdus philomelos 472 95.16 191 Mistle Thrush Turdus viscivorus 452 91.13 192 Redwing Turdus iliacus 467 94.15 193 Blackbird Turdus merula 490 98.79 194 Fieldfare Turdus pilaris 453 91.33 195 Ring Ouzel Turdus torquatus 240 48.39 196 Spotted Flycatcher Muscicapa striata 322 64.92 197 Robin Erithacus rubecula 485 97.78 198 Nightingale Luscinia megarhynchos 163 32.86 199 Black Redstart Phoenicurus ochruros 245 49.40 200 Redstart Phoenicurus phoenicurus 314 63.31 201 Whinchat Saxicola rubetra 305 61.49 202 Stonechat Saxicola rubicola 458 92.34 203 Wheatear Oenanthe oenanthe 413 83.27 204 Dipper Cinclus cinclus 330 66.53 205 Tree Sparrow Passer montanus 329 66.33 206 House Sparrow Passer domesticus 488 98.39 207 Dunnock Prunella modularis 481 96.98 208 Yellow Wagtail Motacilla flava 338 68.15 209 Grey Wagtail Motacilla cinerea 451 90.93 210 Pied Wagtail Motacilla alba 479 96.57 211 Meadow Pipit Anthus pratensis 466 93.95 212 Tree Pipit Anthus trivialis 286 57.66 213 Rock Pipit Anthus petrosus 380 76.61 214 Chaffinch Fringilla coelebs 484 97.58 215 Brambling Fringilla montifringilla 316 63.71 216 Bullfinch Pyrrhula pyrrhula 435 87.70 217 Greenfinch Chloris chloris 471 94.96 218 Linnet Linaria cannabina 458 92.34 219 Lesser Redpoll Acanthis cabaret 345 69.56 220 Goldfinch Carduelis carduelis 486 97.98 221 Siskin Spinus spinus 425 85.69 222 Corn Bunting Emberiza calandra 286 57.66 223 Yellowhammer Emberiza citrinella 421 84.88 224 Little Bunting Emberiza pusilla 83 16.73 225 Red-headed Bunting Emberiza bruniceps 89 17.94 226 Reed Bunting Emberiza schoeniclus 463 93.35