Nick Bristow: Britain Year List 2023 BOU, All records: Target Species Record(s) 1 to 348 of 348 total. Seq. Species Scientific Name Rare? Seen By Other Listers Other Listers (%) 1 Red-breasted Goose Branta ruficollis Yes 63 12 2 Ross's Goose Anser rossii Yes 14 2 3 Lesser White-fronted Goose Anser erythropus Yes 32 6 4 Baikal Teal Sibirionetta formosa Yes 52 10 5 Falcated Duck Mareca falcata Yes 2 0 6 Black Duck Anas rubripes Yes 0 0 7 Redhead Aythya americana Yes 1 0 8 Ferruginous Duck Aythya nyroca Yes 80 16 9 Steller's Eider Polysticta stelleri Yes 0 0 10 Harlequin Duck Histrionicus histrionicus Yes 3 0 11 Surf Scoter Melanitta perspicillata 135 27 12 Black Scoter Melanitta americana Yes 11 2 13 Bufflehead Bucephala albeola Yes 1 0 14 Barrow's Goldeneye Bucephala islandica Yes 1 0 15 Ruddy Duck Oxyura jamaicensis 24 4 16 Ptarmigan Lagopus muta 31 6 17 Capercaillie Tetrao urogallus 15 3 18 Golden Pheasant Chrysolophus pictus 6 1 19 Lady Amherst's Pheasant Chrysolophus amherstiae 10 2 20 Common Nighthawk Chordeiles minor Yes 0 0 21 Egyptian Nightjar Caprimulgus aegyptius Yes 0 0 22 White-throated Needletail Hirundapus caudacutus Yes 0 0 23 Chimney Swift Chaetura pelagica Yes 1 0 24 Pacific Swift Apus pacificus Yes 2 0 25 Little Swift Apus affinis Yes 0 0 26 White-rumped Swift Apus caffer Yes 0 0 27 Great Bustard Otis tarda Yes 23 4 28 Macqueen's Bustard Chlamydotis macqueenii Yes 0 0 29 Little Bustard Tetrax tetrax Yes 0 0 30 Great Spotted Cuckoo Clamator glandarius Yes 1 0 31 Yellow-billed Cuckoo Coccyzus americanus Yes 0 0 32 Black-billed Cuckoo Coccyzus erythropthalmus Yes 0 0 33 Pallas's Sandgrouse Syrrhaptes paradoxus Yes 0 0 34 Oriental Turtle Dove Streptopelia orientalis Yes 2 0 35 Mourning Dove Zenaida macroura Yes 0 0 36 Water Rail Rallus aquaticus 382 77 37 Sora Rail Porzana carolina Yes 0 0 38 Spotted Crake Porzana porzana 12 2 39 American Coot Fulica americana Yes 0 0 40 Allen's Gallinule Porphyrio alleni Yes 0 0 41 American Purple Gallinule Porphyrio martinica Yes 0 0 42 Western Swamphen Porphyrio porphyrio Yes 0 0 43 Baillon's Crake Zapornia pusilla Yes 0 0 44 Sandhill Crane Antigone canadensis Yes 0 0 45 Pied-billed Grebe Podilymbus podiceps Yes 0 0 46 Pacific Golden Plover Pluvialis fulva Yes 10 2 47 Killdeer Charadrius vociferus Yes 0 0 48 Semipalmated Plover Charadrius semipalmatus Yes 1 0 49 Sociable Plover Vanellus gregarius Yes 0 0 50 White-tailed Plover Vanellus leucurus Yes 0 0 51 Caspian Plover Anarhynchus asiaticus Yes 0 0 52 Tibetan Sand Plover Anarhynchus atrifrons Yes 0 0 53 Siberian Sand Plover Anarhynchus mongolus Yes 0 0 54 Greater Sand Plover Anarhynchus leschenaultii Yes 0 0 55 Hudsonian Whimbrel Numenius hudsonicus Yes 0 0 56 Little Whimbrel Numenius minutus Yes 0 0 57 Hudsonian Godwit Limosa haemastica Yes 2 0 58 Short-billed Dowitcher Limnodromus griseus Yes 1 0 59 Great Snipe Gallinago media Yes 19 3 60 Wilson's Snipe Gallinago delicata Yes 13 2 61 Wilson's Phalarope Phalaropus tricolor Yes 30 6 62 Grey Phalarope Phalaropus fulicarius 148 29 63 Terek Sandpiper Xenus cinereus Yes 0 0 64 Spotted Sandpiper Actitis macularius Yes 9 1 65 Solitary Sandpiper Tringa solitaria Yes 19 3 66 Grey-tailed Tattler Tringa brevipes Yes 0 0 67 Marsh Sandpiper Tringa stagnatilis Yes 4 0 68 Greater Yellowlegs Tringa melanoleuca Yes 0 0 69 Great Knot Calidris tenuirostris Yes 0 0 70 Sharp-tailed Sandpiper Calidris acuminata Yes 26 5 71 Stilt Sandpiper Calidris himantopus Yes 2 0 72 Long-toed Stint Calidris subminuta Yes 0 0 73 Red-necked Stint Calidris ruficollis Yes 0 0 74 Baird's Sandpiper Calidris bairdii Yes 15 3 75 Least Sandpiper Calidris minutilla Yes 0 0 76 Pectoral Sandpiper Calidris melanotos 166 33 77 Western Sandpiper Calidris mauri Yes 0 0 78 Cream-coloured Courser Cursorius cursor Yes 0 0 79 Oriental Pratincole Glareola maldivarum Yes 0 0 80 Black-winged Pratincole Glareola nordmanni Yes 0 0 81 Collared Pratincole Glareola pratincola Yes 0 0 82 Aleutian Tern Onychoprion aleuticus Yes 0 0 83 Sooty Tern Onychoprion fuscatus Yes 0 0 84 Little Tern Sternula albifrons 246 49 85 Least Tern Sternula antillarum Yes 0 0 86 Gull-billed Tern Gelochelidon nilotica Yes 6 1 87 Caspian Tern Hydroprogne caspia Yes 32 6 88 Whiskered Tern Chlidonias hybrida Yes 0 0 89 White-winged Black Tern Chlidonias leucopterus 49 9 90 Roseate Tern Sterna dougallii 93 18 91 Cabot's Tern Thalasseus acuflavidus Yes 0 0 92 Elegant Tern Thalasseus elegans Yes 0 0 93 Lesser Crested Tern Thalasseus bengalensis Yes 0 0 94 Royal Tern Thalasseus maximus Yes 0 0 95 Ross's Gull Rhodostethia rosea Yes 14 2 96 Ivory Gull Pagophila eburnea Yes 0 0 97 Sabine's Gull Xema sabini 92 18 98 Slender-billed Gull Chroicocephalus genei Yes 0 0 99 Laughing Gull Leucophaeus atricilla Yes 25 5 100 Franklin's Gull Leucophaeus pipixcan Yes 5 1 101 Audouin's Gull Ichthyaetus audouinii Yes 0 0 102 Ring-billed Gull Larus delawarensis 25 5 103 Kelp Gull Larus dominicanus Yes 0 0 104 Glaucous Gull Larus hyperboreus 67 13 105 American Herring Gull Larus smithsonianus Yes 18 3 106 Glaucous-winged Gull Larus glaucescens Yes 0 0 107 Slaty-backed Gull Larus schistisagus Yes 0 0 108 Pomarine Skua Stercorarius pomarinus 90 18 109 Great Skua Stercorarius skua 186 37 110 Tufted Puffin Fratercula cirrhata Yes 0 0 111 Long-billed Murrelet Brachyramphus perdix Yes 0 0 112 Little Auk Alle alle 37 7 113 Brunnich's Guillemot Uria lomvia Yes 2 0 114 Ancient Murrelet Synthliboramphus antiquus Yes 0 0 115 Red-billed Tropicbird Phaethon aethereus Yes 0 0 116 Pacific Diver Gavia pacifica Yes 12 2 117 White-billed Diver Gavia adamsii 33 6 118 Wilson's Petrel Oceanites oceanicus 38 7 119 Atlantic Yellow-nosed Albatross Thalassarche chlororhynchos Yes 0 0 120 Black-browed Albatross Thalassarche melanophris Yes 0 0 121 Swinhoe's Petrel Hydrobates monorhis Yes 0 0 122 Leach's Petrel Hydrobates leucorhous 40 8 123 Soft-plumaged Petrel Pterodroma mollis Yes 0 0 124 Zino's Petrel Pterodroma madeira Yes 6 1 125 Black-capped Petrel Pterodroma hasitata Yes 0 0 126 Scopoli's Shearwater Calonectris diomedea Yes 21 4 127 Yelkouan Shearwater Puffinus yelkouan Yes 0 0 128 Balearic Shearwater Puffinus mauretanicus 94 18 129 Barolo Shearwater Puffinus baroli Yes 0 0 130 Black Stork Ciconia nigra Yes 32 6 131 Ascension Frigatebird Fregata aquila Yes 0 0 132 Magnificent Frigatebird Fregata magnificens Yes 0 0 133 Double-crested Cormorant Nannopterum auritum Yes 0 0 134 Glossy Ibis Plegadis falcinellus 202 40 135 American Bittern Botaurus lentiginosus Yes 0 0 136 Least Bittern Ixobrychus exilis Yes 0 0 137 Little Bittern Ixobrychus minutus Yes 8 1 138 Snowy Egret Egretta thula Yes 0 0 139 Green Heron Butorides virescens Yes 0 0 140 Squacco Heron Ardeola ralloides Yes 40 8 141 Chinese Pond Heron Ardeola bacchus Yes 0 0 142 Great Blue Heron Ardea herodias Yes 0 0 143 Purple Heron Ardea purpurea 78 15 144 Dalmatian Pelican Pelecanus crispus Yes 0 0 145 Egyptian Vulture Neophron percnopterus Yes 0 0 146 Honey-buzzard Pernis apivorus 90 18 147 Short-toed Eagle Circaetus gallicus Yes 0 0 148 Northern Harrier Circus hudsonius Yes 23 4 149 Pallid Harrier Circus macrourus Yes 113 22 150 Montagu's Harrier Circus pygargus 34 6 151 Long-legged Buzzard Buteo rufinus Yes 0 0 152 Tengmalm's Owl Aegolius funereus Yes 0 0 153 Hawk Owl Surnia ulula Yes 0 0 154 Scops Owl Otus scops Yes 0 0 155 Snowy Owl Bubo scandiacus Yes 12 2 156 Hoopoe Upupa epops 90 18 157 Roller Coracias garrulus Yes 2 0 158 Belted Kingfisher Megaceryle alcyon Yes 0 0 159 Blue-cheeked Bee-eater Merops persicus Yes 0 0 160 Wryneck Jynx torquilla 87 17 161 Yellow-bellied Sapsucker Sphyrapicus varius Yes 0 0 162 Lesser Kestrel Falco naumanni Yes 5 1 163 American Kestrel Falco sparverius Yes 1 0 164 Red-footed Falcon Falco vespertinus 36 7 165 Amur Falcon Falco amurensis Yes 0 0 166 Eleonora's Falcon Falco eleonorae Yes 0 0 167 Gyr Falcon Falco rusticolus Yes 0 0 168 Eastern Phoebe Sayornis phoebe Yes 0 0 169 Yellow-bellied Flycatcher Empidonax flaviventris Yes 0 0 170 Acadian Flycatcher Empidonax virescens Yes 0 0 171 Alder Flycatcher Empidonax alnorum Yes 8 1 172 Eastern Kingbird Tyrannus tyrannus Yes 0 0 173 Red-eyed Vireo Vireo olivaceus Yes 30 6 174 Philadelphia Vireo Vireo philadelphicus Yes 0 0 175 Yellow-throated Vireo Vireo flavifrons Yes 0 0 176 Golden Oriole Oriolus oriolus 22 4 177 Great Grey Shrike Lanius excubitor 71 14 178 Masked Shrike Lanius nubicus Yes 0 0 179 Lesser Grey Shrike Lanius minor Yes 30 6 180 Woodchat Shrike Lanius senator 45 9 181 Daurian Shrike Lanius isabellinus Yes 0 0 182 Turkestan Shrike Lanius phoenicuroides Yes 6 1 183 Brown Shrike Lanius cristatus Yes 0 0 184 Long-tailed Shrike Lanius schach Yes 0 0 185 Nutcracker Nucifraga caryocatactes Yes 0 0 186 Cedar Waxwing Bombycilla cedrorum Yes 0 0 187 Penduline Tit Remiz pendulinus 26 5 188 White-winged Lark Alauda leucoptera Yes 0 0 189 Crested Lark Galerida cristata Yes 0 0 190 Short-toed Lark Calandrella brachydactyla 18 3 191 Bimaculated Lark Melanocorypha bimaculata Yes 0 0 192 Calandra Lark Melanocorypha calandra Yes 0 0 193 Black Lark Melanocorypha yeltoniensis Yes 0 0 194 Tree Swallow Tachycineta bicolor Yes 0 0 195 Purple Martin Progne subis Yes 0 0 196 Crag Martin Ptyonoprogne rupestris Yes 0 0 197 Red-rumped Swallow Cecropis daurica 21 4 198 Western Bonelli's Warbler Phylloscopus bonelli Yes 1 0 199 Eastern Bonelli's Warbler Phylloscopus orientalis Yes 0 0 200 Yellow-browed Warbler Phylloscopus inornatus 164 33 201 Radde's Warbler Phylloscopus schwarzi 3 0 202 Sulphur-bellied Warbler Phylloscopus griseolus Yes 0 0 203 Dusky Warbler Phylloscopus fuscatus 52 10 204 Iberian Chiffchaff Phylloscopus ibericus Yes 34 6 205 Eastern Crowned Warbler Phylloscopus coronatus Yes 0 0 206 Green Warbler Phylloscopus nitidus Yes 0 0 207 Two-barred Greenish Warbler Phylloscopus plumbeitarsus Yes 54 10 208 Greenish Warbler Phylloscopus trochiloides 32 6 209 Pale-legged Leaf Warbler Phylloscopus tenellipes Yes 0 0 210 Great Reed Warbler Acrocephalus arundinaceus Yes 77 15 211 Aquatic Warbler Acrocephalus paludicola Yes 30 6 212 Paddyfield Warbler Acrocephalus agricola Yes 0 0 213 Blyth's Reed Warbler Acrocephalus dumetorum 23 4 214 Thick-billed Warbler Arundinax aedon Yes 0 0 215 Booted Warbler Iduna caligata Yes 8 1 216 Sykes's Warbler Iduna rama Yes 0 0 217 Western Olivaceous Warbler Iduna opaca Yes 0 0 218 Olive-tree Warbler Hippolais olivetorum Yes 0 0 219 Melodious Warbler Hippolais polyglotta 20 4 220 Icterine Warbler Hippolais icterina 28 5 221 Pallas's Grasshopper Warbler Helopsaltes certhiola Yes 0 0 222 Lanceolated Warbler Locustella lanceolata Yes 4 0 223 River Warbler Locustella fluviatilis Yes 12 2 224 Savi's Warbler Locustella luscinioides Yes 25 5 225 Fan-tailed Warbler Cisticola juncidis Yes 0 0 226 Barred Warbler Curruca nisoria 78 15 227 Western Orphean Warbler Curruca hortensis Yes 0 0 228 Eastern Orphean Warbler Curruca crassirostris Yes 0 0 229 Asian Desert Warbler Curruca nana Yes 0 0 230 Rüppell's Warbler Curruca ruppeli Yes 0 0 231 Sardinian Warbler Curruca melanocephala Yes 0 0 232 Western Subalpine Warbler Curruca iberiae Yes 6 1 233 Moltoni's Subalpine Warbler Curruca subalpina Yes 0 0 234 Eastern Subalpine Warbler Curruca cantillans Yes 39 7 235 Spectacled Warbler Curruca conspicillata Yes 0 0 236 Marmora's Warbler Curruca sarda Yes 0 0 237 Ruby-crowned Kinglet Corthylio calendula Yes 0 0 238 Firecrest Regulus ignicapilla 251 50 239 Red-breasted Nuthatch Sitta canadensis Yes 0 0 240 Wallcreeper Tichodroma muraria Yes 0 0 241 Short-toed Treecreeper Certhia brachydactyla Yes 1 0 242 Grey Catbird Dumetella carolinensis Yes 0 0 243 Northern Mockingbird Mimus polyglottos Yes 0 0 244 Brown Thrasher Toxostoma rufum Yes 0 0 245 Rose-coloured Starling Pastor roseus 70 14 246 Varied Thrush Ixoreus naevius Yes 0 0 247 Wood Thrush Hylocichla mustelina Yes 0 0 248 Swainson's Thrush Catharus ustulatus Yes 0 0 249 Hermit Thrush Catharus guttatus Yes 0 0 250 Grey-cheeked Thrush Catharus minimus Yes 4 0 251 Veery Catharus fuscescens Yes 29 5 252 White's Thrush Zoothera aurea Yes 31 6 253 Siberian Thrush Geokichla sibirica Yes 0 0 254 Eyebrowed Thrush Turdus obscurus Yes 1 0 255 Black-throated Thrush Turdus atrogularis Yes 34 6 256 Red-throated Thrush Turdus ruficollis Yes 0 0 257 Dusky Thrush Turdus eunomus Yes 0 0 258 Naumann's Thrush Turdus naumanni Yes 0 0 259 American Robin Turdus migratorius Yes 0 0 260 Rufous-tailed Scrub Robin Cercotrichas galactotes Yes 0 0 261 Asian Brown Flycatcher Muscicapa dauurica Yes 0 0 262 White-throated Robin Irania gutturalis Yes 0 0 263 Thrush Nightingale Luscinia luscinia Yes 1 0 264 Bluethroat Luscinia svecica 78 15 265 Siberian Rubythroat Calliope calliope Yes 0 0 266 Siberian Blue Robin Larvivora cyane Yes 0 0 267 Rufous-tailed Robin Larvivora sibilans Yes 0 0 268 Red-breasted Flycatcher Ficedula parva 68 13 269 Taiga Flycatcher Ficedula albicilla Yes 0 0 270 Collared Flycatcher Ficedula albicollis Yes 2 0 271 Moussier's Redstart Phoenicurus moussieri Yes 0 0 272 Rock Thrush Monticola saxatilis Yes 0 0 273 Blue Rock Thrush Monticola solitarius Yes 0 0 274 Stejneger's Stonechat Saxicola stejnegeri Yes 8 1 275 Isabelline Wheatear Oenanthe isabellina Yes 48 9 276 Desert Wheatear Oenanthe deserti Yes 0 0 277 Western Black-eared Wheatear Oenanthe hispanica Yes 0 0 278 Pied Wheatear Oenanthe pleschanka Yes 9 1 279 Eastern Black-eared Wheatear Oenanthe melanoleuca Yes 0 0 280 White-crowned Black Wheatear Oenanthe leucopyga Yes 0 0 281 Rock Sparrow Petronia petronia Yes 0 0 282 Spanish Sparrow Passer hispaniolensis Yes 0 0 283 Alpine Accentor Prunella collaris Yes 0 0 284 Siberian Accentor Prunella montanella Yes 0 0 285 Eastern Yellow Wagtail Motacilla tschutschensis Yes 24 4 286 Citrine Wagtail Motacilla citreola 26 5 287 Richard's Pipit Anthus richardi 55 11 288 Blyth's Pipit Anthus godlewskii Yes 0 0 289 Tawny Pipit Anthus campestris Yes 2 0 290 Olive-backed Pipit Anthus hodgsoni 32 6 291 Pechora Pipit Anthus gustavi Yes 0 0 292 Red-throated Pipit Anthus cervinus Yes 2 0 293 Buff-bellied Pipit Anthus rubescens Yes 0 0 294 Evening Grosbeak Hesperiphona vespertina Yes 0 0 295 Pine Grosbeak Pinicola enucleator Yes 0 0 296 Trumpeter Finch Bucanetes githagineus Yes 0 0 297 Twite Linaria flavirostris 209 42 298 Common Redpoll Acanthis flammea 122 24 299 Arctic Redpoll Acanthis hornemanni 17 3 300 Parrot Crossbill Loxia pytyopsittacus 2 0 301 Scottish Crossbill Loxia scotica 22 4 302 Two-barred Crossbill Loxia leucoptera Yes 0 0 303 Citril Finch Carduelis citrinella Yes 0 0 304 Serin Serinus serinus 6 1 305 Lapland Bunting Calcarius lapponicus 72 14 306 Pine Bunting Emberiza leucocephalos Yes 0 0 307 Rock Bunting Emberiza cia Yes 0 0 308 Cretzschmar's Bunting Emberiza caesia Yes 0 0 309 Chestnut-eared Bunting Emberiza fucata Yes 0 0 310 Little Bunting Emberiza pusilla 83 16 311 Yellow-browed Bunting Emberiza chrysophrys Yes 0 0 312 Rustic Bunting Emberiza rustica Yes 12 2 313 Yellow-breasted Bunting Emberiza aureola Yes 0 0 314 Chestnut Bunting Emberiza rutila Yes 0 0 315 Black-headed Bunting Emberiza melanocephala Yes 0 0 316 Black-faced Bunting Emberiza spodocephala Yes 0 0 317 Pallas's Reed Bunting Emberiza pallasi Yes 0 0 318 Lark Sparrow Chondestes grammacus Yes 0 0 319 Dark-eyed Junco Junco hyemalis Yes 7 1 320 White-throated Sparrow Zonotrichia albicollis Yes 3 0 321 Savannah Sparrow Passerculus sandwichensis Yes 0 0 322 Song Sparrow Melospiza melodia Yes 4 0 323 Eastern Towhee Pipilo erythrophthalmus Yes 0 0 324 Bobolink Dolichonyx oryzivorus Yes 16 3 325 Baltimore Oriole Icterus galbula Yes 0 0 326 Red-winged Blackbird Agelaius phoeniceus Yes 0 0 327 Brown-headed Cowbird Molothrus ater Yes 0 0 328 Ovenbird Seiurus aurocapilla Yes 1 0 329 Northern Waterthrush Parkesia noveboracensis Yes 0 0 330 Golden-winged Warbler Vermivora chrysoptera Yes 0 0 331 Black-and-white Warbler Mniotilta varia Yes 3 0 332 Tennessee Warbler Leiothlypis peregrina Yes 0 0 333 Common Yellowthroat Geothlypis trichas Yes 0 0 334 Hooded Warbler Setophaga citrina Yes 0 0 335 American Redstart Setophaga ruticilla Yes 0 0 336 Cape May Warbler Setophaga tigrina Yes 13 2 337 Northern Parula Setophaga americana Yes 1 0 338 Bay-breasted Warbler Setophaga castanea Yes 14 2 339 Blackburnian Warbler Setophaga fusca Yes 10 2 340 Yellow Warbler Setophaga aestiva Yes 11 2 341 Chestnut-sided Warbler Setophaga pensylvanica Yes 0 0 342 Blackpoll Warbler Setophaga striata Yes 0 0 343 Yellow-rumped Warbler Setophaga coronata Yes 0 0 344 Wilson's Warbler Cardellina pusilla Yes 0 0 345 Summer Tanager Piranga rubra Yes 0 0 346 Scarlet Tanager Piranga olivacea Yes 0 0 347 Rose-breasted Grosbeak Pheucticus ludovicianus Yes 0 0 348 Indigo Bunting Passerina cyanea Yes 0 0