Tommy Saunders: Britain, Ireland and Isle of Man Life List Britain & Ireland, All records: Top Blockers Record(s) 1 to 283 of 283 total. Seq. Species Scientific Name Seen By Other Listers Other Listers (%) 1 Red-legged Partridge Alectoris rufa 284 79.78 2 Grey Partridge Perdix perdix 269 75.56 3 Quail Coturnix coturnix 194 54.49 4 Pheasant Phasianus colchicus 307 86.24 5 Brent Goose Branta bernicla 282 79.21 6 Canada Goose Branta canadensis 306 85.96 7 Barnacle Goose Branta leucopsis 270 75.84 8 Greylag Goose Anser anser 302 84.83 9 Pink-footed Goose Anser brachyrhynchus 274 76.97 10 White-fronted Goose Anser albifrons 260 73.03 11 Mute Swan Cygnus olor 314 88.20 12 Bewick's Swan Cygnus columbianus 250 70.22 13 Whooper Swan Cygnus cygnus 277 77.81 14 Egyptian Goose Alopochen aegyptiaca 258 72.47 15 Shelduck Tadorna tadorna 295 82.87 16 Mandarin Duck Aix galericulata 268 75.28 17 Garganey Spatula querquedula 257 72.19 18 Shoveler Spatula clypeata 293 82.30 19 Gadwall Mareca strepera 294 82.58 20 Wigeon Mareca penelope 297 83.43 21 Mallard Anas platyrhynchos 306 85.96 22 Pintail Anas acuta 283 79.49 23 Teal Anas crecca 299 83.99 24 Green-winged Teal Anas carolinensis 206 57.87 25 Red-crested Pochard Netta rufina 238 66.85 26 Pochard Aythya ferina 296 83.15 27 Ferruginous Duck Aythya nyroca 196 55.06 28 Tufted Duck Aythya fuligula 304 85.39 29 Scaup Aythya marila 253 71.07 30 Lesser Scaup Aythya affinis 174 48.88 31 Eider Somateria mollissima 276 77.53 32 Velvet Scoter Melanitta fusca 229 64.33 33 Common Scoter Melanitta nigra 264 74.16 34 Long-tailed Duck Clangula hyemalis 249 69.94 35 Goldeneye Bucephala clangula 280 78.65 36 Goosander Mergus merganser 276 77.53 37 Red-breasted Merganser Mergus serrator 272 76.40 38 Nightjar Caprimulgus europaeus 221 62.08 39 Swift Apus apus 289 81.18 40 Cuckoo Cuculus canorus 270 75.84 41 Rock Dove Columba livia 264 74.16 42 Stock Dove Columba oenas 274 76.97 43 Woodpigeon Columba palumbus 302 84.83 44 Turtle Dove Streptopelia turtur 242 67.98 45 Collared Dove Streptopelia decaocto 299 83.99 46 Water Rail Rallus aquaticus 268 75.28 47 Spotted Crake Porzana porzana 189 53.09 48 Moorhen Gallinula chloropus 297 83.43 49 Coot Fulica atra 303 85.11 50 Crane Grus grus 228 64.04 51 Little Grebe Tachybaptus ruficollis 287 80.62 52 Red-necked Grebe Podiceps grisegena 225 63.20 53 Great Crested Grebe Podiceps cristatus 301 84.55 54 Slavonian Grebe Podiceps auritus 243 68.26 55 Black-necked Grebe Podiceps nigricollis 244 68.54 56 Stone-curlew Burhinus oedicnemus 217 60.96 57 Oystercatcher Haematopus ostralegus 296 83.15 58 Avocet Recurvirostra avosetta 273 76.69 59 Lapwing Vanellus vanellus 296 83.15 60 White-tailed Plover Vanellus leucurus 130 36.52 61 Golden Plover Pluvialis apricaria 276 77.53 62 American Golden Plover Pluvialis dominica 173 48.60 63 Grey Plover Pluvialis squatarola 265 74.44 64 Ringed Plover Charadrius hiaticula 285 80.06 65 Little Ringed Plover Charadrius dubius 260 73.03 66 Dotterel Charadrius morinellus 214 60.11 67 Eurasian Whimbrel Numenius phaeopus 266 74.72 68 Hudsonian Whimbrel Numenius hudsonicus 83 23.31 69 Curlew Numenius arquata 292 82.02 70 Bar-tailed Godwit Limosa lapponica 266 74.72 71 Black-tailed Godwit Limosa limosa 279 78.37 72 Turnstone Arenaria interpres 274 76.97 73 Knot Calidris canutus 265 74.44 74 Ruff Calidris pugnax 268 75.28 75 Stilt Sandpiper Calidris himantopus 142 39.89 76 Curlew Sandpiper Calidris ferruginea 239 67.13 77 Temminck's Stint Calidris temminckii 204 57.30 78 Sanderling Calidris alba 265 74.44 79 Dunlin Calidris alpina 284 79.78 80 Purple Sandpiper Calidris maritima 248 69.66 81 Little Stint Calidris minuta 246 69.10 82 Pectoral Sandpiper Calidris melanotos 217 60.96 83 Semipalmated Sandpiper Calidris pusilla 146 41.01 84 Western Sandpiper Calidris mauri 121 33.99 85 Long-billed Dowitcher Limnodromus scolopaceus 183 51.40 86 Woodcock Scolopax rusticola 256 71.91 87 Jack Snipe Lymnocryptes minimus 244 68.54 88 Common Snipe Gallinago gallinago 285 80.06 89 Wilson's Phalarope Phalaropus tricolor 159 44.66 90 Red-necked Phalarope Phalaropus lobatus 201 56.46 91 Grey Phalarope Phalaropus fulicarius 215 60.39 92 Common Sandpiper Actitis hypoleucos 270 75.84 93 Green Sandpiper Tringa ochropus 255 71.63 94 Redshank Tringa totanus 288 80.90 95 Wood Sandpiper Tringa glareola 230 64.61 96 Spotted Redshank Tringa erythropus 259 72.75 97 Greenshank Tringa nebularia 273 76.69 98 Kittiwake Rissa tridactyla 273 76.69 99 Bonaparte's Gull Chroicocephalus philadelphia 167 46.91 100 Black-headed Gull Chroicocephalus ridibundus 299 83.99 101 Little Gull Hydrocoloeus minutus 253 71.07 102 Mediterranean Gull Ichthyaetus melanocephalus 266 74.72 103 Common Gull Larus canus 287 80.62 104 Ring-billed Gull Larus delawarensis 184 51.69 105 Great Black-backed Gull Larus marinus 289 81.18 106 Iceland Gull Larus glaucoides 222 62.36 107 Herring Gull Larus argentatus 297 83.43 108 Caspian Gull Larus cachinnans 180 50.56 109 Yellow-legged Gull Larus michahellis 216 60.67 110 Lesser Black-backed Gull Larus fuscus 290 81.46 111 Gull-billed Tern Gelochelidon nilotica 132 37.08 112 Sandwich Tern Thalasseus sandvicensis 269 75.56 113 Elegant Tern Thalasseus elegans 101 28.37 114 Little Tern Sternula albifrons 248 69.66 115 Common Tern Sterna hirundo 283 79.49 116 Arctic Tern Sterna paradisaea 254 71.35 117 Whiskered Tern Chlidonias hybrida 138 38.76 118 White-winged Black Tern Chlidonias leucopterus 182 51.12 119 Black Tern Chlidonias niger 232 65.17 120 Great Skua Stercorarius skua 235 66.01 121 Arctic Skua Stercorarius parasiticus 239 67.13 122 Guillemot Uria aalge 279 78.37 123 Razorbill Alca torda 271 76.12 124 Black Guillemot Cepphus grylle 242 67.98 125 Puffin Fratercula arctica 267 75.00 126 Red-throated Diver Gavia stellata 256 71.91 127 Black-throated Diver Gavia arctica 241 67.70 128 Great Northern Diver Gavia immer 257 72.19 129 Storm Petrel Hydrobates pelagicus 202 56.74 130 Fulmar Fulmarus glacialis 282 79.21 131 Sooty Shearwater Ardenna grisea 207 58.15 132 Great Shearwater Ardenna gravis 154 43.26 133 Manx Shearwater Puffinus puffinus 248 69.66 134 Balearic Shearwater Puffinus mauretanicus 177 49.72 135 White Stork Ciconia ciconia 168 47.19 136 Gannet Morus bassanus 286 80.34 137 Brown Booby Sula leucogaster 55 15.45 138 Cormorant Phalacrocorax carbo 304 85.39 139 Shag Phalacrocorax aristotelis 279 78.37 140 Glossy Ibis Plegadis falcinellus 201 56.46 141 Spoonbill Platalea leucorodia 257 72.19 142 Bittern Botaurus stellaris 251 70.51 143 Squacco Heron Ardeola ralloides 149 41.85 144 Cattle Egret Bubulcus ibis 206 57.87 145 Grey Heron Ardea cinerea 300 84.27 146 Purple Heron Ardea purpurea 183 51.40 147 Great White Egret Ardea alba 241 67.70 148 Little Egret Egretta garzetta 285 80.06 149 Dalmatian Pelican Pelecanus crispus 72 20.22 150 Osprey Pandion haliaetus 267 75.00 151 Honey-buzzard Pernis apivorus 199 55.90 152 Golden Eagle Aquila chrysaetos 221 62.08 153 Sparrowhawk Accipiter nisus 292 82.02 154 Goshawk Accipiter gentilis 222 62.36 155 Marsh Harrier Circus aeruginosus 273 76.69 156 Hen Harrier Circus cyaneus 261 73.31 157 Red Kite Milvus milvus 287 80.62 158 White-tailed Eagle Haliaeetus albicilla 211 59.27 159 Buzzard Buteo buteo 299 83.99 160 Barn Owl Tyto alba 268 75.28 161 Tawny Owl Strix aluco 271 76.12 162 Little Owl Athene noctua 265 74.44 163 Long-eared Owl Asio otus 229 64.33 164 Short-eared Owl Asio flammeus 255 71.63 165 Hoopoe Upupa epops 197 55.34 166 Kingfisher Alcedo atthis 285 80.06 167 Bee-eater Merops apiaster 176 49.44 168 Wryneck Jynx torquilla 211 59.27 169 Lesser Spotted Woodpecker Dryobates minor 214 60.11 170 Great Spotted Woodpecker Dendrocopos major 291 81.74 171 Green Woodpecker Picus viridis 268 75.28 172 Kestrel Falco tinnunculus 298 83.71 173 Merlin Falco columbarius 255 71.63 174 Hobby Falco subbuteo 257 72.19 175 Peregrine Falco peregrinus 283 79.49 176 Ring-necked Parakeet Psittacula krameri 239 67.13 177 Red-backed Shrike Lanius collurio 219 61.52 178 Great Grey Shrike Lanius excubitor 225 63.20 179 Red-eyed Vireo Vireo olivaceus 125 35.11 180 Jay Garrulus glandarius 293 82.30 181 Magpie Pica pica 299 83.99 182 Chough Pyrrhocorax pyrrhocorax 234 65.73 183 Jackdaw Coloeus monedula 295 82.87 184 Rook Corvus frugilegus 291 81.74 185 Carrion Crow Corvus corone 294 82.58 186 Hooded Crow Corvus cornix 249 69.94 187 Raven Corvus corax 277 77.81 188 Waxwing Bombycilla garrulus 253 71.07 189 Coal Tit Periparus ater 290 81.46 190 Crested Tit Lophophanes cristatus 197 55.34 191 Marsh Tit Poecile palustris 255 71.63 192 Willow Tit Poecile montanus 227 63.76 193 Blue Tit Cyanistes caeruleus 298 83.71 194 Great Tit Parus major 297 83.43 195 Penduline Tit Remiz pendulinus 136 38.20 196 Bearded Tit Panurus biarmicus 251 70.51 197 Woodlark Lullula arborea 217 60.96 198 Skylark Alauda arvensis 288 80.90 199 Shore Lark Eremophila alpestris 217 60.96 200 Sand Martin Riparia riparia 282 79.21 201 Swallow Hirundo rustica 291 81.74 202 House Martin Delichon urbicum 287 80.62 203 Cetti's Warbler Cettia cetti 250 70.22 204 Long-tailed Tit Aegithalos caudatus 291 81.74 205 Wood Warbler Phylloscopus sibilatrix 230 64.61 206 Yellow-browed Warbler Phylloscopus inornatus 220 61.80 207 Willow Warbler Phylloscopus trochilus 279 78.37 208 Chiffchaff Phylloscopus collybita 283 79.49 209 Green Warbler Phylloscopus nitidus 61 17.13 210 Great Reed Warbler Acrocephalus arundinaceus 152 42.70 211 Sedge Warbler Acrocephalus schoenobaenus 272 76.40 212 Reed Warbler Acrocephalus scirpaceus 266 74.72 213 Eastern Olivaceous Warbler Iduna pallida 101 28.37 214 Icterine Warbler Hippolais icterina 160 44.94 215 Savi's Warbler Locustella luscinioides 151 42.42 216 Grasshopper Warbler Locustella naevia 239 67.13 217 Blackcap Sylvia atricapilla 289 81.18 218 Garden Warbler Sylvia borin 252 70.79 219 Barred Warbler Curruca nisoria 188 52.81 220 Lesser Whitethroat Curruca curruca 241 67.70 221 Western Subalpine Warbler Curruca iberiae 76 21.35 222 Whitethroat Curruca communis 276 77.53 223 Dartford Warbler Curruca undata 226 63.48 224 Firecrest Regulus ignicapilla 241 67.70 225 Goldcrest Regulus regulus 288 80.90 226 Wren Troglodytes troglodytes 293 82.30 227 Nuthatch Sitta europaea 284 79.78 228 Treecreeper Certhia familiaris 285 80.06 229 Northern Mockingbird Mimus polyglottos 76 21.35 230 Rose-coloured Starling Pastor roseus 192 53.93 231 Starling Sturnus vulgaris 299 83.99 232 Ring Ouzel Turdus torquatus 245 68.82 233 Blackbird Turdus merula 298 83.71 234 Black-throated Thrush Turdus atrogularis 139 39.04 235 Fieldfare Turdus pilaris 281 78.93 236 Redwing Turdus iliacus 283 79.49 237 Song Thrush Turdus philomelos 294 82.58 238 Mistle Thrush Turdus viscivorus 289 81.18 239 Spotted Flycatcher Muscicapa striata 259 72.75 240 Robin Erithacus rubecula 297 83.43 241 Bluethroat Luscinia svecica 184 51.69 242 Nightingale Luscinia megarhynchos 228 64.04 243 Red-flanked Bluetail Tarsiger cyanurus 158 44.38 244 Taiga Flycatcher Ficedula albicilla 84 23.60 245 Pied Flycatcher Ficedula hypoleuca 245 68.82 246 Black Redstart Phoenicurus ochruros 245 68.82 247 Redstart Phoenicurus phoenicurus 260 73.03 248 Whinchat Saxicola rubetra 258 72.47 249 Stonechat Saxicola rubicola 287 80.62 250 Wheatear Oenanthe oenanthe 275 77.25 251 Dipper Cinclus cinclus 271 76.12 252 House Sparrow Passer domesticus 297 83.43 253 Tree Sparrow Passer montanus 269 75.56 254 Dunnock Prunella modularis 295 82.87 255 Yellow Wagtail Motacilla flava 265 74.44 256 Grey Wagtail Motacilla cinerea 286 80.34 257 Pied Wagtail Motacilla alba 293 82.30 258 Richard's Pipit Anthus richardi 172 48.31 259 Meadow Pipit Anthus pratensis 285 80.06 260 Tree Pipit Anthus trivialis 244 68.54 261 Water Pipit Anthus spinoletta 218 61.24 262 Rock Pipit Anthus petrosus 266 74.72 263 Chaffinch Fringilla coelebs 293 82.30 264 Brambling Fringilla montifringilla 257 72.19 265 Hawfinch Coccothraustes coccothraustes 229 64.33 266 Bullfinch Pyrrhula pyrrhula 288 80.90 267 Greenfinch Chloris chloris 293 82.30 268 Twite Linaria flavirostris 242 67.98 269 Linnet Linaria cannabina 288 80.90 270 Mealy Redpoll Acanthis flammea 206 57.87 271 Lesser Redpoll Acanthis cabaret 246 69.10 272 Common Crossbill Loxia curvirostra 245 68.82 273 Goldfinch Carduelis carduelis 297 83.43 274 Serin Serinus serinus 168 47.19 275 Siskin Spinus spinus 285 80.06 276 Snow Bunting Plectrophenax nivalis 242 67.98 277 Corn Bunting Emberiza calandra 240 67.42 278 Yellowhammer Emberiza citrinella 275 77.25 279 Ortolan Bunting Emberiza hortulana 146 41.01 280 Little Bunting Emberiza pusilla 176 49.44 281 Rustic Bunting Emberiza rustica 145 40.73 282 Reed Bunting Emberiza schoeniclus 280 78.65 283 White-throated Sparrow Zonotrichia albicollis 122 34.27