Andrew McCafferty: Britain, Ireland and Isle of Man Year List 2022 Britain & Ireland, All records Record(s) 1 to 181 of 181 total. Seq. Species Scientific Name Date Location Comments 1 Red Grouse Lagopus lagopus 18/04/2022 Cross of Greet 2 Red-legged Partridge Alectoris rufa 05/03/2022 Eagland Hill 3 Pheasant Phasianus colchicus 4 Brent Goose Branta bernicla 15/01/2022 From Cavendish Dock 5 Canada Goose Branta canadensis 6 Barnacle Goose Branta leucopsis 06/03/2022 Colloway Marsh Unknown origin, but with pinkfeet 7 Greylag Goose Anser anser 8 Pink-footed Goose Anser brachyrhynchus 9 Mute Swan Cygnus olor 10 Bewick's Swan Cygnus columbianus 02/01/2022 11 Whooper Swan Cygnus cygnus 02/01/2022 12 Shelduck Tadorna tadorna 13 Garganey Spatula querquedula 19/03/2022 Leighton Moss Drake and female seen from Lilian's 14 Shoveler Spatula clypeata 15 Gadwall Mareca strepera 16 Wigeon Mareca penelope 17 American Wigeon Mareca americana 02/03/2022 Eric Morecambe pools Actually a hybrid with Eurasian, but I wanted to commemorate it somehow! 18 Mallard Anas platyrhynchos 19 Pintail Anas acuta 20 Teal Anas crecca 21 Pochard Aythya ferina 02/01/2022 22 Tufted Duck Aythya fuligula 02/01/2022 23 Scaup Aythya marila 16/02/2022 Pine Lake Seen while out with Oliver for the day 24 Eider Somateria mollissima 02/01/2022 25 Common Scoter Melanitta nigra Home (Windermere road) Heard in March, then seen off Heysham 2nd May 26 Goldeneye Bucephala clangula 02/01/2022 27 Goosander Mergus merganser 02/01/2022 28 Red-breasted Merganser Mergus serrator 29 Nightjar Caprimulgus europaeus ********** ********** 30 Swift Apus apus 29/04/2022 Windermere Road (from home) One seen out of upstairs front window 31 Cuckoo Cuculus canorus 27/04/2022 Birk Bank Braved the crazy grouse, heard calling, and then Helen found it! 32 Stock Dove Columba oenas 02/01/2022 33 Woodpigeon Columba palumbus 34 Collared Dove Streptopelia decaocto 04/01/2022 35 Water Rail Rallus aquaticus 06/02/2022 Foulshaw Moss Under the feeders! 36 Moorhen Gallinula chloropus 37 Coot Fulica atra 38 Little Grebe Tachybaptus ruficollis 39 Great Crested Grebe Podiceps cristatus 40 Slavonian Grebe Podiceps auritus 17/05/2022 Loch Ruthven 41 Black-necked Grebe Podiceps nigricollis 28/07/2022 St Aidan's 42 Oystercatcher Haematopus ostralegus 43 Avocet Recurvirostra avosetta 02/03/2022 Conder Pool 44 Lapwing Vanellus vanellus 45 Golden Plover Pluvialis apricaria 02/01/2022 Cockersands 46 Grey Plover Pluvialis squatarola 21/03/2022 Potts Corner 47 Ringed Plover Charadrius hiaticula 02/01/2022 Cockersands 48 Little Ringed Plover Charadrius dubius 13/03/2022 Aldcliffe One on the Flood 49 Dotterel Charadrius morinellus 15/05/2022 Ban Macdui Heard near summit, pretty close but couldn't get onto it! 50 Eurasian Whimbrel Numenius phaeopus 10/04/2022 Cockersands One on mud seen from lighthouse car park, found by Ian Hartley 51 Curlew Numenius arquata 52 Bar-tailed Godwit Limosa lapponica 22/01/2022 Morecambe 53 Black-tailed Godwit Limosa limosa 15/01/2022 From Cavendish Dock 54 Turnstone Arenaria interpres 55 Knot Calidris canutus 56 Ruff Calidris pugnax 27/03/2022 Aldcliffe One at the Wildfowler's pools 57 Temminck's Stint Calidris temminckii 01/08/2022 Conder Green Seen well from the Conder Green side of the creek 58 Dunlin Calidris alpina 02/01/2022 Cockersands 59 Purple Sandpiper Calidris maritima 22/01/2022 Bare, Morecambe 60 Long-billed Dowitcher Limnodromus scolopaceus 08/01/2022 Fluke Hall 61 Woodcock Scolopax rusticola 20/06/2022 Meathop Moss 62 Common Snipe Gallinago gallinago 09/01/2022 63 Common Sandpiper Actitis hypoleucos 18/04/2022 Bull Beck Seen from Susie+Paul and Rushworth picnic/fire site! 64 Green Sandpiper Tringa ochropus 03/04/2022 Conder Green Seen disappearing around a corner up the creek on the other side of the road 65 Redshank Tringa totanus 66 Wood Sandpiper Tringa glareola 29/07/2022 Northstowe, Cambridgeshire 67 Spotted Redshank Tringa erythropus 03/04/2022 Glasson Marsh 68 Greenshank Tringa nebularia 03/04/2022 Conder Green 69 Sabine's Gull Xema sabini 10/07/2022 Jenny Brown's Point 70 Black-headed Gull Chroicocephalus ridibundus 71 Little Gull Hydrocoloeus minutus 27/02/2022 Heysham 2 outfall 72 Mediterranean Gull Ichthyaetus melanocephalus 02/01/2022 73 Common Gull Larus canus 74 Great Black-backed Gull Larus marinus 75 Herring Gull Larus argentatus 76 Lesser Black-backed Gull Larus fuscus 77 Sandwich Tern Thalasseus sandvicensis 16/04/2022 Heysham 78 Common Tern Sterna hirundo 17/05/2022 Findhorn Valley 79 Arctic Tern Sterna paradisaea 02/05/2022 Heysham 80 Guillemot Uria aalge 02/05/2022 Heysham Flying out of the bay 81 Puffin Fratercula arctica 02/05/2022 Heysham Floated past close inshore, first time I've ever seen one around here! 82 Red-throated Diver Gavia stellata 02/05/2022 Heysham One flying into the bay 83 Black-throated Diver Gavia arctica ********** ********** 84 Gannet Morus bassanus 02/05/2022 Heysham Flock of seven flying into the bay 85 Cormorant Phalacrocorax carbo 86 Shag Phalacrocorax aristotelis 22/01/2022 Heysham Long-staying juvenile bird, seen on wooden jetty, moulting into adult plumage 87 Bittern Botaurus stellaris 22/05/2022 Leighton Moss Two in flight from the causeway boardwalk 88 Cattle Egret Bubulcus ibis 31/07/2022 Berry Fen, Cambridgeshire Seen in flight a couple of times while looking for glossy ibis with James! 89 Grey Heron Ardea cinerea 90 Great White Egret Ardea alba 05/07/2022 Leighton Moss Flying in to roost from Lower 91 Little Egret Egretta garzetta 92 Osprey Pandion haliaetus ********** ********** 93 Sparrowhawk Accipiter nisus 02/01/2022 94 Marsh Harrier Circus aeruginosus 09/01/2022 95 Hen Harrier Circus cyaneus ********** ********** 96 Red Kite Milvus milvus 12/03/2022 Aldcliffe Picked up from the mound with Barrie, after Rosie Briggs posted on the WhatsApp from Stodday 97 Buzzard Buteo buteo 01/01/2022 98 Barn Owl Tyto alba 08/01/2022 Bradshaw Lane Flew across field in broad daylight as I was driving off from feeding station! 99 Tawny Owl Strix aluco 09/01/2022 Storrs Lane, nr Silverdale Heard while trying to find some dawn woodcock 100 Short-eared Owl Asio flammeus 05/03/2022 Conder Green 101 Kingfisher Alcedo atthis 15/01/2022 Cavendish Dock 102 Belted Kingfisher Megaceryle alcyon 30/01/2022 Samlesbury, Lancashire Seen well but distantly on 1st attempt, got there half an hour before it flew upstream. 103 Great Spotted Woodpecker Dendrocopos major 01/01/2022 Parents' garden, Lancaster 104 Green Woodpecker Picus viridis Heard from Crag Road viewpoint, then later in year seen at Helsington Barrows, finally seen a lot in Cambridgeshire 105 Kestrel Falco tinnunculus 02/01/2022 Jeremy Lane 106 Merlin Falco columbarius 23/01/2022 Eagland Hill Seen from the road, drew attention because a big flock of small birds went up, and then it flashed past. 107 Hobby Falco subbuteo 04/06/2022 Conder Green My first in NW England, found by Luke Hawkins on an LDBWS trip! 108 Peregrine Falco peregrinus 02/01/2022 Eric Morecambe Pools 109 Ring-necked Parakeet Psittacula krameri 28/01/2022 Nr Lockwood Reservoir, Walthamstow On a valedictory walk around Walthamstow 110 Jay Garrulus glandarius 01/01/2022 Heard 111 Magpie Pica pica 112 Jackdaw Coloeus monedula 113 Rook Corvus frugilegus 114 Carrion Crow Corvus corone 115 Raven Corvus corax 27/03/2022 Stodday Seen mobbing buzzard near powerlines 116 Coal Tit Periparus ater 117 Crested Tit Lophophanes cristatus 15/05/2022 Abernethy Forest Heard 118 Marsh Tit Poecile palustris 02/01/2022 Leighton Moss 119 Blue Tit Cyanistes caeruleus 120 Great Tit Parus major 121 Bearded Tit Panurus biarmicus 09/01/2022 Heard 122 Skylark Alauda arvensis 02/01/2022 Cockersands 123 Sand Martin Riparia riparia 19/03/2022 Leighton Moss One seen flying over Public mere 124 Swallow Hirundo rustica 15/04/2022 Crag Road Viewpoint 125 House Martin Delichon urbicum 21/04/2022 Lowgill One over 126 Cetti's Warbler Cettia cetti 02/01/2022 Leighton Moss Heard 127 Long-tailed Tit Aegithalos caudatus 01/01/2022 128 Wood Warbler Phylloscopus sibilatrix 28/05/2022 Borrowdale Valley, nr Keswick 129 Willow Warbler Phylloscopus trochilus 03/04/2022 Conder Green 130 Chiffchaff Phylloscopus collybita 28/01/2022 Nr Lockwood Reservoir, Walthamstow On a valedictory walk around Walthamstow 131 Sedge Warbler Acrocephalus schoenobaenus 23/04/2022 Leighton Moss Heard 132 Reed Warbler Acrocephalus scirpaceus 23/04/2022 Leighton Moss Heard 133 Grasshopper Warbler Locustella naevia ********** ********** 134 Blackcap Sylvia atricapilla 24/03/2022 Windermere Road Female spotted while sitting in the garden at lunchtime, in tree at bottom of no. 77 135 Garden Warbler Sylvia borin 28/05/2022 Borrowdale valley 136 Lesser Whitethroat Curruca curruca 02/05/2022 Heysham Very showy bird singing in scrub on other side of road from anemometer 137 Whitethroat Curruca communis 16/04/2022 Middleton Nature Reserve 138 Goldcrest Regulus regulus 01/01/2022 Williamson Park 139 Wren Troglodytes troglodytes 01/01/2022 140 Nuthatch Sitta europaea 01/01/2022 141 Treecreeper Certhia familiaris 06/01/2022 Near prison, Lancaster 142 Starling Sturnus vulgaris 01/01/2022 143 Ring Ouzel Turdus torquatus 18/04/2022 Cross of Greet road 144 Blackbird Turdus merula 01/01/2022 145 Fieldfare Turdus pilaris 12/03/2022 Fairfield feeding station, Aldcliffe 146 Redwing Turdus iliacus 01/01/2022 CLHS 147 Song Thrush Turdus philomelos 04/01/2022 148 Mistle Thrush Turdus viscivorus 02/01/2022 Cockersands 149 Spotted Flycatcher Muscicapa striata 15/05/2022 Abernethy Forest 150 Robin Erithacus rubecula 01/01/2022 151 Pied Flycatcher Ficedula hypoleuca 18/04/2022 Lowgill 152 Redstart Phoenicurus phoenicurus 18/04/2022 Lowgill Heard (expect I'll see some later!) 153 Whinchat Saxicola rubetra 11/06/2022 Swindale, Lake District Seen briefly on top of dry stone wall half way up valley 154 Stonechat Saxicola rubicola 15/01/2022 Cavendish Dock 155 Wheatear Oenanthe oenanthe 10/04/2022 Cockersands Two in field next to lighthouse car park, found by Ian Hartley 156 Dipper Cinclus cinclus 06/03/2022 Forge Weir, Halton 157 House Sparrow Passer domesticus 158 Tree Sparrow Passer montanus 02/01/2022 Moss Lane, Cockersands 159 Dunnock Prunella modularis 01/01/2022 160 Yellow Wagtail Motacilla flava 29/07/2022 Ouse Fen RSPB 161 Grey Wagtail Motacilla cinerea January somewhere! 162 Pied Wagtail Motacilla alba 01/01/2022 163 Meadow Pipit Anthus pratensis 02/01/2022 164 Tree Pipit Anthus trivialis 30/04/2022 Foulshaw Moss 165 Water Pipit Anthus spinoletta 03/04/2022 Conder Green Seen on saltmarsh briefly at high tide, then one seen on Conder Pool 166 Rock Pipit Anthus petrosus 06/03/2022 Red Nab, Heysham 167 Chaffinch Fringilla coelebs 01/01/2022 168 Brambling Fringilla montifringilla 09/01/2022 Fairfield feeding station 169 Hawfinch Coccothraustes coccothraustes 20/02/2022 Coldwell Meadows, Cumbria 170 Bullfinch Pyrrhula pyrrhula 01/01/2022 171 Greenfinch Chloris chloris 02/01/2022 172 Twite Linaria flavirostris 02/01/2022 Cockersands 173 Linnet Linaria cannabina 174 Lesser Redpoll Acanthis cabaret 175 Scottish Crossbill Loxia scotica 16/05/2022 Nr Feshiebridge More like crossbill sp! Seen well, but I can't distinguish them. 176 Goldfinch Carduelis carduelis 01/01/2022 177 Siskin Spinus spinus 01/01/2022 178 Snow Bunting Plectrophenax nivalis 15/05/2022 Ben Macdui Several males singing near summit 179 Corn Bunting Emberiza calandra 08/01/2022 Bradshaw Lane 180 Yellowhammer Emberiza citrinella 08/01/2022 Bradshaw Lane 181 Reed Bunting Emberiza schoeniclus