Samuel Handy: Britain Year List 2023 BOU, All records: Top Blockers Record(s) 1 to 209 of 209 total. Seq. Species Scientific Name Seen By Other Listers Other Listers (%) 1 Brent Goose Branta bernicla 387 77.87 2 Red-breasted Goose Branta ruficollis 63 12.68 3 Canada Goose Branta canadensis 488 98.19 4 Barnacle Goose Branta leucopsis 375 75.45 5 Greylag Goose Anser anser 482 96.98 6 Pink-footed Goose Anser brachyrhynchus 399 80.28 7 White-fronted Goose Anser albifrons 299 60.16 8 Mute Swan Cygnus olor 491 98.79 9 Bewick's Swan Cygnus columbianus 258 51.91 10 Whooper Swan Cygnus cygnus 386 77.67 11 Egyptian Goose Alopochen aegyptiaca 392 78.87 12 Shelduck Tadorna tadorna 478 96.18 13 Mandarin Duck Aix galericulata 346 69.62 14 Garganey Spatula querquedula 320 64.39 15 Shoveler Spatula clypeata 469 94.37 16 Gadwall Mareca strepera 465 93.56 17 Wigeon Mareca penelope 473 95.17 18 Mallard Anas platyrhynchos 490 98.59 19 Pintail Anas acuta 435 87.53 20 Teal Anas crecca 479 96.38 21 Pochard Aythya ferina 456 91.75 22 Ring-necked Duck Aythya collaris 233 46.88 23 Tufted Duck Aythya fuligula 479 96.38 24 Scaup Aythya marila 318 63.98 25 King Eider Somateria spectabilis 76 15.29 26 Eider Somateria mollissima 354 71.23 27 Velvet Scoter Melanitta fusca 257 51.71 28 Common Scoter Melanitta nigra 378 76.06 29 Long-tailed Duck Clangula hyemalis 283 56.94 30 Goldeneye Bucephala clangula 433 87.12 31 Smew Mergellus albellus 245 49.30 32 Goosander Mergus merganser 434 87.32 33 Red-breasted Merganser Mergus serrator 364 73.24 34 Red Grouse Lagopus lagopus 258 51.91 35 Black Grouse Lyrurus tetrix 137 27.57 36 Grey Partridge Perdix perdix 314 63.18 37 Pheasant Phasianus colchicus 484 97.38 38 Red-legged Partridge Alectoris rufa 405 81.49 39 Swift Apus apus 444 89.34 40 Cuckoo Cuculus canorus 389 78.27 41 Rock Dove (Feral Pigeon) Columba livia 418 84.10 42 Stock Dove Columba oenas 450 90.54 43 Woodpigeon Columba palumbus 491 98.79 44 Collared Dove Streptopelia decaocto 485 97.59 45 Water Rail Rallus aquaticus 383 77.06 46 Moorhen Gallinula chloropus 489 98.39 47 Coot Fulica atra 484 97.38 48 Little Grebe Tachybaptus ruficollis 466 93.76 49 Red-necked Grebe Podiceps grisegena 153 30.78 50 Great Crested Grebe Podiceps cristatus 468 94.16 51 Slavonian Grebe Podiceps auritus 229 46.08 52 Black-necked Grebe Podiceps nigricollis 253 50.91 53 Oystercatcher Haematopus ostralegus 471 94.77 54 Avocet Recurvirostra avosetta 433 87.12 55 Grey Plover Pluvialis squatarola 375 75.45 56 Golden Plover Pluvialis apricaria 421 84.71 57 Ringed Plover Charadrius hiaticula 443 89.13 58 Little Ringed Plover Charadrius dubius 374 75.25 59 Lapwing Vanellus vanellus 480 96.58 60 Eurasian Whimbrel Numenius phaeopus 335 67.40 61 Curlew Numenius arquata 466 93.76 62 Bar-tailed Godwit Limosa lapponica 376 75.65 63 Black-tailed Godwit Limosa limosa 444 89.34 64 Snipe Gallinago gallinago 446 89.74 65 Grey Phalarope Phalaropus fulicarius 148 29.78 66 Common Sandpiper Actitis hypoleucos 409 82.29 67 Green Sandpiper Tringa ochropus 349 70.22 68 Wood Sandpiper Tringa glareola 259 52.11 69 Redshank Tringa totanus 471 94.77 70 Spotted Redshank Tringa erythropus 300 60.36 71 Greenshank Tringa nebularia 375 75.45 72 Turnstone Arenaria interpres 433 87.12 73 Knot Calidris canutus 347 69.82 74 Ruff Calidris pugnax 390 78.47 75 Curlew Sandpiper Calidris ferruginea 267 53.72 76 Temminck's Stint Calidris temminckii 144 28.97 77 Buff-breasted Sandpiper Calidris subruficollis 128 25.75 78 Sanderling Calidris alba 387 77.87 79 Dunlin Calidris alpina 453 91.15 80 Purple Sandpiper Calidris maritima 289 58.15 81 Little Stint Calidris minuta 262 52.72 82 Pectoral Sandpiper Calidris melanotos 167 33.60 83 Little Tern Sternula albifrons 246 49.50 84 Black Tern Chlidonias niger 194 39.03 85 Arctic Tern Sterna paradisaea 271 54.53 86 Common Tern Sterna hirundo 406 81.69 87 Roseate Tern Sterna dougallii 93 18.71 88 Sandwich Tern Thalasseus sandvicensis 361 72.64 89 Little Gull Hydrocoloeus minutus 284 57.14 90 Kittiwake Rissa tridactyla 379 76.26 91 Black-headed Gull Chroicocephalus ridibundus 486 97.79 92 Mediterranean Gull Ichthyaetus melanocephalus 385 77.46 93 Common Gull Larus canus 462 92.96 94 Caspian Gull Larus cachinnans 200 40.24 95 Herring Gull Larus argentatus 484 97.38 96 Great Black-backed Gull Larus marinus 455 91.55 97 Lesser Black-backed Gull Larus fuscus 463 93.16 98 Iceland Gull Larus glaucoides 109 21.93 99 Arctic Skua Stercorarius parasiticus 261 52.52 100 Pomarine Skua Stercorarius pomarinus 91 18.31 101 Puffin Fratercula arctica 260 52.31 102 Razorbill Alca torda 372 74.85 103 Common Guillemot Uria aalge 391 78.67 104 Red-throated Diver Gavia stellata 356 71.63 105 Black-throated Diver Gavia arctica 215 43.26 106 Great Northern Diver Gavia immer 328 66.00 107 Fulmar Fulmarus glacialis 368 74.04 108 Sooty Shearwater Ardenna grisea 149 29.98 109 Manx Shearwater Puffinus puffinus 274 55.13 110 Gannet Morus bassanus 404 81.29 111 Brown Booby Sula leucogaster 141 28.37 112 Cormorant Phalacrocorax carbo 486 97.79 113 Shag Gulosus aristotelis 393 79.07 114 Spoonbill Platalea leucorodia 348 70.02 115 Bittern Botaurus stellaris 293 58.95 116 Little Egret Egretta garzetta 474 95.37 117 Cattle Egret Bubulcus ibis 337 67.81 118 Great White Egret Ardea alba 429 86.32 119 Grey Heron Ardea cinerea 485 97.59 120 Osprey Pandion haliaetus 304 61.17 121 Honey-buzzard Pernis apivorus 92 18.51 122 Sparrowhawk Accipiter nisus 470 94.57 123 Goshawk Accipiter gentilis 241 48.49 124 Marsh Harrier Circus aeruginosus 440 88.53 125 Hen Harrier Circus cyaneus 319 64.19 126 Red Kite Milvus milvus 468 94.16 127 Rough-legged Buzzard Buteo lagopus 43 8.65 128 Buzzard Buteo buteo 488 98.19 129 Barn Owl Tyto alba 414 83.30 130 Little Owl Athene noctua 261 52.52 131 Short-eared Owl Asio flammeus 310 62.37 132 Hoopoe Upupa epops 90 18.11 133 Kingfisher Alcedo atthis 433 87.12 134 Great Spotted Woodpecker Dendrocopos major 468 94.16 135 Green Woodpecker Picus viridis 407 81.89 136 Kestrel Falco tinnunculus 487 97.99 137 Peregrine Falco peregrinus 427 85.92 138 Ring-necked Parakeet Psittacula krameri 326 65.59 139 Jay Garrulus glandarius 471 94.77 140 Magpie Pica pica 491 98.79 141 Chough Pyrrhocorax pyrrhocorax 210 42.25 142 Jackdaw Coloeus monedula 489 98.39 143 Rook Corvus frugilegus 477 95.98 144 Carrion Crow Corvus corone 490 98.59 145 Raven Corvus corax 431 86.72 146 Waxwing Bombycilla garrulus 299 60.16 147 Coal Tit Periparus ater 469 94.37 148 Marsh Tit Poecile palustris 335 67.40 149 Willow Tit Poecile montanus 177 35.61 150 Blue Tit Cyanistes caeruleus 489 98.39 151 Great Tit Parus major 488 98.19 152 Bearded Tit Panurus biarmicus 291 58.55 153 Skylark Alauda arvensis 469 94.37 154 Shore Lark Eremophila alpestris 158 31.79 155 Sand Martin Riparia riparia 443 89.13 156 Swallow Hirundo rustica 454 91.35 157 House Martin Delichon urbicum 444 89.34 158 Cetti's Warbler Cettia cetti 419 84.31 159 Long-tailed Tit Aegithalos caudatus 484 97.38 160 Pallas's Warbler Phylloscopus proregulus 130 26.16 161 Willow Warbler Phylloscopus trochilus 426 85.71 162 Chiffchaff Phylloscopus collybita 466 93.76 163 Great Reed Warbler Acrocephalus arundinaceus 77 15.49 164 Sedge Warbler Acrocephalus schoenobaenus 412 82.90 165 Reed Warbler Acrocephalus scirpaceus 388 78.07 166 Marsh Warbler Acrocephalus palustris 93 18.71 167 Savi's Warbler Locustella luscinioides 25 5.03 168 Grasshopper Warbler Locustella naevia 235 47.28 169 Blackcap Sylvia atricapilla 458 92.15 170 Lesser Whitethroat Curruca curruca 324 65.19 171 Whitethroat Curruca communis 428 86.12 172 Goldcrest Regulus regulus 459 92.35 173 Wren Troglodytes troglodytes 487 97.99 174 Nuthatch Sitta europaea 447 89.94 175 Treecreeper Certhia familiaris 439 88.33 176 Starling Sturnus vulgaris 488 98.19 177 Song Thrush Turdus philomelos 472 94.97 178 Mistle Thrush Turdus viscivorus 453 91.15 179 Redwing Turdus iliacus 467 93.96 180 Blackbird Turdus merula 491 98.79 181 Fieldfare Turdus pilaris 453 91.15 182 Robin Erithacus rubecula 486 97.79 183 Redstart Phoenicurus phoenicurus 313 62.98 184 Whinchat Saxicola rubetra 305 61.37 185 Stonechat Saxicola rubicola 459 92.35 186 Wheatear Oenanthe oenanthe 413 83.10 187 Dipper Cinclus cinclus 330 66.40 188 Tree Sparrow Passer montanus 329 66.20 189 House Sparrow Passer domesticus 489 98.39 190 Dunnock Prunella modularis 482 96.98 191 Yellow Wagtail Motacilla flava 338 68.01 192 Grey Wagtail Motacilla cinerea 452 90.95 193 Pied Wagtail Motacilla alba 479 96.38 194 Meadow Pipit Anthus pratensis 467 93.96 195 Tree Pipit Anthus trivialis 286 57.55 196 Water Pipit Anthus spinoletta 205 41.25 197 Rock Pipit Anthus petrosus 381 76.66 198 Chaffinch Fringilla coelebs 485 97.59 199 Brambling Fringilla montifringilla 316 63.58 200 Bullfinch Pyrrhula pyrrhula 436 87.73 201 Greenfinch Chloris chloris 472 94.97 202 Twite Linaria flavirostris 210 42.25 203 Linnet Linaria cannabina 458 92.15 204 Lesser Redpoll Acanthis cabaret 345 69.42 205 Common Crossbill Loxia curvirostra 239 48.09 206 Goldfinch Carduelis carduelis 487 97.99 207 Siskin Spinus spinus 425 85.51 208 Yellowhammer Emberiza citrinella 421 84.71 209 Reed Bunting Emberiza schoeniclus 464 93.36