Mark Leitch: Britain, Ireland and Isle of Man Life List Britain & Ireland, All records Record(s) 1 to 413 of 413 total. Seq. Species Scientific Name Date Location Comments 1 Capercaillie Tetrao urogallus 2 Black Grouse Lyrurus tetrix 3 Ptarmigan Lagopus muta 4 Red Grouse Lagopus lagopus 5 Red-legged Partridge Alectoris rufa 6 Grey Partridge Perdix perdix 7 Quail Coturnix coturnix 8 Pheasant Phasianus colchicus 9 Golden Pheasant Chrysolophus pictus 10 Lady Amherst's Pheasant Chrysolophus amherstiae 11 Brent Goose Branta bernicla 12 Red-breasted Goose Branta ruficollis 26/11/2011 Abberton 13 Canada Goose Branta canadensis 14 Barnacle Goose Branta leucopsis 15 Cackling Goose Branta hutchinsii 24/02/2017 Cuckmere Haven 16 Snow Goose Anser caerulescens 17 Greylag Goose Anser anser 18 Taiga Bean Goose Anser fabalis 15/01/2015 Norfolk 19 Pink-footed Goose Anser brachyrhynchus 20 Tundra Bean Goose Anser serrirostris 10/02/2012 Thorpe 21 White-fronted Goose Anser albifrons 22 Mute Swan Cygnus olor 23 Bewick's Swan Cygnus columbianus 24 Whooper Swan Cygnus cygnus 25 Egyptian Goose Alopochen aegyptiaca 26 Shelduck Tadorna tadorna 27 Mandarin Duck Aix galericulata 28 Garganey Spatula querquedula 29 Blue-winged Teal Spatula discors 03/08/2013 Ouse Wash RSPB 30 Shoveler Spatula clypeata 31 Gadwall Mareca strepera 32 Wigeon Mareca penelope 33 American Wigeon Mareca americana 34 Mallard Anas platyrhynchos 35 Black Duck Anas rubripes 04/08/2015 Strontian 36 Pintail Anas acuta 37 Teal Anas crecca 38 Green-winged Teal Anas carolinensis 39 Red-crested Pochard Netta rufina 40 Pochard Aythya ferina 41 Ferruginous Duck Aythya nyroca 42 Ring-necked Duck Aythya collaris 43 Tufted Duck Aythya fuligula 44 Scaup Aythya marila 45 Lesser Scaup Aythya affinis 12/02/2012 Slimbridge 46 King Eider Somateria spectabilis 47 Eider Somateria mollissima 48 Harlequin Duck Histrionicus histrionicus 06/02/2015 Aberdeen 49 Surf Scoter Melanitta perspicillata 50 Velvet Scoter Melanitta fusca 51 White-winged Scoter Melanitta deglandi 11/04/2018 Musselburgh 52 Common Scoter Melanitta nigra 53 Black Scoter Melanitta americana 16/12/2019 Goswick 54 Long-tailed Duck Clangula hyemalis 55 Goldeneye Bucephala clangula 56 Smew Mergellus albellus 57 Hooded Merganser Lophodytes cucullatus 09/11/2012 Pagham North wall 58 Goosander Mergus merganser 59 Red-breasted Merganser Mergus serrator 60 Ruddy Duck Oxyura jamaicensis 61 Common Nighthawk Chordeiles minor 13/10/2019 Antrim 62 Nightjar Caprimulgus europaeus 63 Alpine Swift Tachymarptis melba 64 Swift Apus apus 65 Little Bustard Tetrax tetrax 25/06/2019 Slimbridge 66 Great Spotted Cuckoo Clamator glandarius 14/05/2016 Portland 67 Cuckoo Cuculus canorus 68 Rock Dove Columba livia 69 Stock Dove Columba oenas 70 Woodpigeon Columba palumbus 71 Turtle Dove Streptopelia turtur 72 Collared Dove Streptopelia decaocto 73 Water Rail Rallus aquaticus 74 Corncrake Crex crex 75 Spotted Crake Porzana porzana 76 Moorhen Gallinula chloropus 77 Coot Fulica atra 78 Western Swamphen Porphyrio porphyrio 01/08/2016 Minsmere 79 Baillon's Crake Zapornia pusilla 14/08/2012 Rainham marshes 80 Crane Grus grus 81 Little Grebe Tachybaptus ruficollis 82 Pied-billed Grebe Podilymbus podiceps 26/03/2013 Ham Wall RSPB 83 Red-necked Grebe Podiceps grisegena 84 Great Crested Grebe Podiceps cristatus 85 Slavonian Grebe Podiceps auritus 86 Black-necked Grebe Podiceps nigricollis 87 Stone-curlew Burhinus oedicnemus 88 Oystercatcher Haematopus ostralegus 89 Black-winged Stilt Himantopus himantopus 17/05/2013 Wicken Fen 90 Avocet Recurvirostra avosetta 91 Lapwing Vanellus vanellus 92 White-tailed Plover Vanellus leucurus 31/08/2021 Blacktoft Sands RSPB 93 Golden Plover Pluvialis apricaria 94 Pacific Golden Plover Pluvialis fulva 22/07/2021 Frampton Marshes 95 American Golden Plover Pluvialis dominica 96 Grey Plover Pluvialis squatarola 97 Ringed Plover Charadrius hiaticula 98 Semipalmated Plover Charadrius semipalmatus 20/10/2013 Hayling Island 99 Little Ringed Plover Charadrius dubius 100 Kentish Plover Charadrius alexandrinus 101 Dotterel Charadrius morinellus 102 Eurasian Whimbrel Numenius phaeopus 103 Curlew Numenius arquata 104 Bar-tailed Godwit Limosa lapponica 105 Black-tailed Godwit Limosa limosa 106 Hudsonian Godwit Limosa haemastica 25/04/2015 Meare Heath 107 Turnstone Arenaria interpres 108 Great Knot Calidris tenuirostris 15/07/2014 Breydon Water 109 Knot Calidris canutus 110 Ruff Calidris pugnax 111 Broad-billed Sandpiper Calidris falcinellus 22/07/2015 Snettisham 112 Stilt Sandpiper Calidris himantopus 22/05/2016 Pennington Marshes 113 Curlew Sandpiper Calidris ferruginea 114 Temminck's Stint Calidris temminckii 115 Long-toed Stint Calidris subminuta 14/10/2021 RSPB St Aidans 116 Red-necked Stint Calidris ruficollis 06/06/2021 Blyth 117 Sanderling Calidris alba 118 Dunlin Calidris alpina 119 Purple Sandpiper Calidris maritima 120 Baird's Sandpiper Calidris bairdii 29/09/2016 Gammel est 121 Little Stint Calidris minuta 122 Least Sandpiper Calidris minutilla 12/09/2017 Lodmoor 123 White-rumped Sandpiper Calidris fuscicollis 124 Buff-breasted Sandpiper Calidris subruficollis 125 Pectoral Sandpiper Calidris melanotos 126 Semipalmated Sandpiper Calidris pusilla 21/09/2014 Keyhaven marshes 127 Western Sandpiper Calidris mauri 27/07/2021 Snettisham RSPB 128 Long-billed Dowitcher Limnodromus scolopaceus 01/08/2012 Slimbridge 129 Woodcock Scolopax rusticola 130 Jack Snipe Lymnocryptes minimus 131 Common Snipe Gallinago gallinago 132 Wilson's Phalarope Phalaropus tricolor 19/06/2013 IOW 133 Red-necked Phalarope Phalaropus lobatus 134 Grey Phalarope Phalaropus fulicarius 135 Common Sandpiper Actitis hypoleucos 136 Spotted Sandpiper Actitis macularius 17/08/2015 Coate Water CP 137 Green Sandpiper Tringa ochropus 138 Solitary Sandpiper Tringa solitaria 23/08/2018 Tresco, Scilly 139 Lesser Yellowlegs Tringa flavipes 28/10/2012 Lancaster 140 Redshank Tringa totanus 141 Marsh Sandpiper Tringa stagnatilis 19/07/2017 Cliffe 142 Wood Sandpiper Tringa glareola 143 Spotted Redshank Tringa erythropus 144 Greenshank Tringa nebularia 145 Greater Yellowlegs Tringa melanoleuca 21/10/2015 Titchfield Haven 146 Collared Pratincole Glareola pratincola 15/07/2014 Minsmere 147 Black-winged Pratincole Glareola nordmanni 16/07/2014 Stiffkey Fen 148 Kittiwake Rissa tridactyla 149 Sabine's Gull Xema sabini 150 Bonaparte's Gull Chroicocephalus philadelphia 09/02/2013 Eastbourne 151 Black-headed Gull Chroicocephalus ridibundus 152 Little Gull Hydrocoloeus minutus 153 Ross's Gull Rhodostethia rosea 27/02/2018 Radipole 154 Laughing Gull Leucophaeus atricilla 07/04/2015 New Brighton 155 Franklin's Gull Leucophaeus pipixcan 31/10/2014 Blashford Lakes 156 Mediterranean Gull Ichthyaetus melanocephalus 157 Common Gull Larus canus 158 Ring-billed Gull Larus delawarensis 159 Great Black-backed Gull Larus marinus 160 Glaucous Gull Larus hyperboreus 161 Iceland Gull Larus glaucoides 162 Herring Gull Larus argentatus 163 American Herring Gull Larus smithsonianus 23/04/2021 Newlyn 164 Caspian Gull Larus cachinnans 165 Yellow-legged Gull Larus michahellis 166 Lesser Black-backed Gull Larus fuscus 167 Gull-billed Tern Gelochelidon nilotica 25/06/2020 Dungeness 168 Caspian Tern Hydroprogne caspia 20/06/2016 Breydon Water 169 Royal Tern Thalasseus maximus 11/12/2018 Lligwy Bay 170 Sandwich Tern Thalasseus sandvicensis 171 Elegant Tern Thalasseus elegans 11/06/2017 Church Norton 172 Little Tern Sternula albifrons 173 Roseate Tern Sterna dougallii 174 Common Tern Sterna hirundo 175 Arctic Tern Sterna paradisaea 176 Whiskered Tern Chlidonias hybrida 09/05/2021 Longham Lakes 177 White-winged Black Tern Chlidonias leucopterus 178 Black Tern Chlidonias niger 179 Great Skua Stercorarius skua 180 Pomarine Skua Stercorarius pomarinus 181 Arctic Skua Stercorarius parasiticus 182 Long-tailed Skua Stercorarius longicaudus 183 Little Auk Alle alle 184 Guillemot Uria aalge 185 Razorbill Alca torda 186 Black Guillemot Cepphus grylle 187 Puffin Fratercula arctica 188 Red-throated Diver Gavia stellata 189 Black-throated Diver Gavia arctica 190 Pacific Diver Gavia pacifica 16/03/2017 E Chevington 191 Great Northern Diver Gavia immer 192 White-billed Diver Gavia adamsii 04/05/2016 Portsoy 193 Wilson's Petrel Oceanites oceanicus 194 Black-browed Albatross Thalassarche melanophris ********** ********** 195 Storm Petrel Hydrobates pelagicus 196 Leach's Petrel Oceanodroma leucorhoa 197 Fulmar Fulmarus glacialis 198 Cory's Shearwater Calonectris borealis 199 Sooty Shearwater Ardenna grisea 200 Great Shearwater Ardenna gravis 201 Manx Shearwater Puffinus puffinus 202 Balearic Shearwater Puffinus mauretanicus 203 Black Stork Ciconia nigra 11/08/2015 Portland 204 White Stork Ciconia ciconia 205 Gannet Morus bassanus 206 Cormorant Phalacrocorax carbo 207 Shag Phalacrocorax aristotelis 208 Glossy Ibis Plegadis falcinellus 16/12/2011 Fingringhoe 209 Spoonbill Platalea leucorodia 210 Bittern Botaurus stellaris 211 American Bittern Botaurus lentiginosus 09/04/2018 Carlton marshes 212 Little Bittern Ixobrychus minutus 07/07/2013 Ham Wall 213 Night-heron Nycticorax nycticorax 214 Green Heron Butorides virescens 01/05/2018 Llan Mill, Pembrokeshire 215 Squacco Heron Ardeola ralloides 13/06/2017 Dungeness 216 Cattle Egret Bubulcus ibis 22/01/2012 Warblington 217 Grey Heron Ardea cinerea 218 Purple Heron Ardea purpurea 219 Great White Egret Ardea alba 220 Little Egret Egretta garzetta 221 Dalmatian Pelican Pelecanus crispus 27/05/2016 Drift Res 222 Osprey Pandion haliaetus 223 Honey-buzzard Pernis apivorus 224 Short-toed Eagle Circaetus gallicus 20/06/2014 Ashdown Forest 225 Golden Eagle Aquila chrysaetos 226 Sparrowhawk Accipiter nisus 227 Goshawk Accipiter gentilis 228 Marsh Harrier Circus aeruginosus 229 Hen Harrier Circus cyaneus 230 Pallid Harrier Circus macrourus 10/10/2015 The Burgh 231 Montagu's Harrier Circus pygargus 232 Red Kite Milvus milvus 233 Black Kite Milvus migrans 09/04/2019 South Stack 234 White-tailed Eagle Haliaeetus albicilla 235 Rough-legged Buzzard Buteo lagopus 236 Buzzard Buteo buteo 237 Barn Owl Tyto alba 238 Scops Owl Otus scops 30/09/2017 Ryhope 239 Snowy Owl Bubo scandiacus 16/02/2018 Tresco 240 Tawny Owl Strix aluco 241 Little Owl Athene noctua 242 Long-eared Owl Asio otus 243 Short-eared Owl Asio flammeus 244 Hoopoe Upupa epops 245 Roller Coracias garrulus 26/05/2013 Bordon 246 Kingfisher Alcedo atthis 247 Bee-eater Merops apiaster 248 Wryneck Jynx torquilla 249 Lesser Spotted Woodpecker Dryobates minor 250 Great Spotted Woodpecker Dendrocopos major 251 Green Woodpecker Picus viridis 252 Kestrel Falco tinnunculus 253 Red-footed Falcon Falco vespertinus 254 Merlin Falco columbarius 255 Hobby Falco subbuteo 256 Peregrine Falco peregrinus 257 Ring-necked Parakeet Psittacula krameri 258 Brown Shrike Lanius cristatus 20/09/2013 Chilling Sub Station 259 Red-backed Shrike Lanius collurio 260 Daurian Shrike Lanius isabellinus 16/10/2015 Sheringham 261 Lesser Grey Shrike Lanius minor 22/09/2016 Mount Batten Point 262 Great Grey Shrike Lanius excubitor 263 Woodchat Shrike Lanius senator 264 Red-eyed Vireo Vireo olivaceus 27/09/2016 I O Scilly 265 Golden Oriole Oriolus oriolus 266 Jay Garrulus glandarius 267 Magpie Pica pica 268 Chough Pyrrhocorax pyrrhocorax 269 Jackdaw Coloeus monedula 270 Rook Corvus frugilegus 271 Carrion Crow Corvus corone 272 Hooded Crow Corvus cornix 273 Raven Corvus corax 274 Waxwing Bombycilla garrulus 275 Coal Tit Periparus ater 276 Crested Tit Lophophanes cristatus 277 Marsh Tit Poecile palustris 278 Willow Tit Poecile montanus 279 Blue Tit Cyanistes caeruleus 280 Great Tit Parus major 281 Penduline Tit Remiz pendulinus 16/02/2013 Stodmarsh NNR 282 Bearded Tit Panurus biarmicus 283 Woodlark Lullula arborea 284 Skylark Alauda arvensis 285 Shore Lark Eremophila alpestris 286 Short-toed Lark Calandrella brachydactyla 287 Sand Martin Riparia riparia 288 Swallow Hirundo rustica 289 Crag Martin Ptyonoprogne rupestris 15/11/2015 Chesterfield 290 House Martin Delichon urbicum 291 Red-rumped Swallow Cecropis daurica 292 Cliff Swallow Petrochelidon pyrrhonota 07/09/2016 I O Scilly 293 Cetti's Warbler Cettia cetti 294 Long-tailed Tit Aegithalos caudatus 295 Wood Warbler Phylloscopus sibilatrix 296 Eastern Bonelli's Warbler Phylloscopus orientalis 22/04/2013 Church Norton 297 Hume's Warbler Phylloscopus humei 16/10/2015 Holkham 298 Yellow-browed Warbler Phylloscopus inornatus 299 Pallas's Warbler Phylloscopus proregulus 300 Radde's Warbler Phylloscopus schwarzi 301 Dusky Warbler Phylloscopus fuscatus 302 Willow Warbler Phylloscopus trochilus 303 Chiffchaff Phylloscopus collybita 304 Iberian Chiffchaff Phylloscopus ibericus 24/01/2013 Eton Wick 305 Greenish Warbler Phylloscopus trochiloides 10/09/2018 Blakeney Point 306 Arctic Warbler Phylloscopus borealis 18/09/2017 Wells Wood 307 Great Reed Warbler Acrocephalus arundinaceus 22/05/2014 Reading 308 Sedge Warbler Acrocephalus schoenobaenus 309 Paddyfield Warbler Acrocephalus agricola 28/02/2012 Pagham Northwall 310 Blyth's Reed Warbler Acrocephalus dumetorum 14/06/2020 Far Ings 311 Reed Warbler Acrocephalus scirpaceus 312 Marsh Warbler Acrocephalus palustris 313 Eastern Olivaceous Warbler Iduna pallida 15/09/2019 Farlington Marshes 314 Melodious Warbler Hippolais polyglotta 315 Icterine Warbler Hippolais icterina 316 Pallas's Grasshopper Warbler Helopsaltes certhiola 18/09/2017 Burnham Overy 317 River Warbler Locustella fluviatilis 07/06/2021 Ham Wall 318 Savi's Warbler Locustella luscinioides 01/06/2013 Lakenheath 319 Grasshopper Warbler Locustella naevia 320 Blackcap Sylvia atricapilla 321 Garden Warbler Sylvia borin 322 Barred Warbler Curruca nisoria 323 Lesser Whitethroat Curruca curruca 324 Asian Desert Warbler Curruca nana 19/06/2020 Holy Island 325 Eastern Subalpine Warbler Curruca cantillans 24/04/2021 Trevescan Cornwall 326 Whitethroat Curruca communis 327 Dartford Warbler Curruca undata 328 Firecrest Regulus ignicapilla 329 Goldcrest Regulus regulus 330 Wren Troglodytes troglodytes 331 Nuthatch Sitta europaea 332 Treecreeper Certhia familiaris 333 Grey Catbird Dumetella carolinensis 19/10/2018 Lands End 334 Northern Mockingbird Mimus polyglottos 30/03/2021 Exmouth 335 Rose-coloured Starling Pastor roseus 336 Starling Sturnus vulgaris 337 Ring Ouzel Turdus torquatus 338 Blackbird Turdus merula 339 Black-throated Thrush Turdus atrogularis 17/12/2019 Whipsnade Zoo 340 Dusky Thrush Turdus eunomus 03/01/2017 Beeley 341 Fieldfare Turdus pilaris 342 Redwing Turdus iliacus 343 Song Thrush Turdus philomelos 344 Mistle Thrush Turdus viscivorus 345 Spotted Flycatcher Muscicapa striata 346 Robin Erithacus rubecula 347 Bluethroat Luscinia svecica 348 Thrush Nightingale Luscinia luscinia 24/05/2021 Flamborough Lighthouse 349 Nightingale Luscinia megarhynchos 350 Red-flanked Bluetail Tarsiger cyanurus 09/02/2014 Marshfield 351 Red-breasted Flycatcher Ficedula parva 352 Pied Flycatcher Ficedula hypoleuca 353 Black Redstart Phoenicurus ochruros 354 Redstart Phoenicurus phoenicurus 355 Rock Thrush Monticola saxatilis 18/10/2017 Gwent 356 Blue Rock Thrush Monticola solitarius 02/01/2017 Stow on the Wold 357 Whinchat Saxicola rubetra 358 Stonechat Saxicola rubicola 359 Siberian Stonechat Saxicola maurus 17/10/2014 Titchfield Haven 360 Wheatear Oenanthe oenanthe 361 Isabelline Wheatear Oenanthe isabellina 17/10/2016 Spurn 362 Desert Wheatear Oenanthe deserti 03/12/2016 Normans Bay 363 Eastern Black-eared Wheatear Oenanthe melanoleuca 13/06/2015 Acres Down 364 Dipper Cinclus cinclus 365 House Sparrow Passer domesticus 366 Spanish Sparrow Passer hispaniolensis 16/01/2012 Calshot 367 Tree Sparrow Passer montanus 368 Siberian Accentor Prunella montanella 17/10/2016 Spurn 369 Dunnock Prunella modularis 370 Yellow Wagtail Motacilla flava 371 Eastern Yellow Wagtail Motacilla tschutschensis 17/12/2019 Prestwick Carr 372 Citrine Wagtail Motacilla citreola 24/08/2018 St Mary's, Scilly 373 Grey Wagtail Motacilla cinerea 374 Pied Wagtail Motacilla alba 375 Richard's Pipit Anthus richardi 376 Tawny Pipit Anthus campestris 09/05/2021 Cogden Beach 377 Meadow Pipit Anthus pratensis 378 Tree Pipit Anthus trivialis 379 Olive-backed Pipit Anthus hodgsoni 16/10/2015 Holkham 380 Buff-bellied Pipit Anthus rubescens 15/12/2015 Queen Mother Res 381 Water Pipit Anthus spinoletta 382 Rock Pipit Anthus petrosus 383 Chaffinch Fringilla coelebs 384 Brambling Fringilla montifringilla 385 Hawfinch Coccothraustes coccothraustes 386 Bullfinch Pyrrhula pyrrhula 387 Common Rosefinch Carpodacus erythrinus 388 Greenfinch Chloris chloris 389 Twite Linaria flavirostris 390 Linnet Linaria cannabina 391 Mealy Redpoll Acanthis flammea 392 Lesser Redpoll Acanthis cabaret 393 Arctic Redpoll Acanthis hornemanni 03/12/2017 Suffolk 394 Parrot Crossbill Loxia pytyopsittacus 01/12/2013 Hemstead Forrest 395 Scottish Crossbill Loxia scotica 396 Common Crossbill Loxia curvirostra 397 Two-barred Crossbill Loxia leucoptera 25/07/2013 Lyndford Arboreatum 398 Goldfinch Carduelis carduelis 399 Serin Serinus serinus 400 Siskin Spinus spinus 401 Lapland Bunting Calcarius lapponicus 402 Snow Bunting Plectrophenax nivalis 403 Corn Bunting Emberiza calandra 404 Yellowhammer Emberiza citrinella 405 Pine Bunting Emberiza leucocephalos 02/01/2017 Venus Pool 406 Ortolan Bunting Emberiza hortulana 14/09/2019 Portland Bill 407 Cirl Bunting Emberiza cirlus 408 Little Bunting Emberiza pusilla 409 Rustic Bunting Emberiza rustica 20/10/2018 Wanstead 410 Reed Bunting Emberiza schoeniclus 411 Dark-eyed Junco Junco hyemalis 16/01/2012 New Forest 412 White-throated Sparrow Zonotrichia albicollis 10/04/2021 Barcombe 413 Common Yellowthroat Geothlypis trichas 24/03/2012 Gwent