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The Sussex List

Species on the Sussex List at 31/12/2016

 

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Name Scientific name Status in Sussex
1 Mute Swan Cygnus olor Fairly common resident. Amber listed species of medium conservation concern.
2 Bewick’s Swan Cygnus columbianus Scarce winter visitor and very scarce passage migrant. Amber listed species of medium conservation concern. Schedule 1 species.
3 Whooper Swan Cygnus cygnus Very scarce winter visitor and passage migrant. Amber listed species of medium conservation concern. Schedule 1 species.
4 Bean Goose Anser fabalis Scarce winter visitor and passage migrant. Amber listed species of medium conservation concern.
5 Pink-footed Goose Anser brachyrhynchus Very scarce winter visitor and passage migrant; also recorded as a feral bird. Amber listed species of medium conservation concern.
6 White-fronted Goose Anser albifrons Scarce winter visitor and passage migrant. Red listed species of high conservation concern.
7 Greylag Goose Anser anser Increasingly common introduced resident and winter visitor; scarce passage migrant. (Native population in UK is Amber listed species of medium conservation concern).
8 Canada Goose Branta canadensis Common introduced resident and partial migrant.
9 Barnacle Goose Branta leucopsis Very scarce winter visitor; often in severe weather, and an increasingly common feral resident. Amber listed species of medium conservation concern.
10 Brent Goose Branta bernicla Very common winter visitor and passage migrant; very scarce non-breeder in summer. Amber listed species of medium conservation concern.
11 Red-breasted Goose Branta ruficollis Very rare vagrant.
12 Egyptian Goose Alopochen aegyptiaca Very scarce introduced resident; bred for first time in 2000.
13 Ruddy Shelduck Tadorna ferruginea Rare vagrant.
14 Common Shelduck Tadorna tadorna Fairly common winter visitor and scarce passage migrant; scarce breeding species. Amber listed species of medium conservation concern.
15 Mandarin Duck Aix galericulata Scarce introduced resident.
16 Eurasian Wigeon Anas penelope Common winter visitor; scarce on observed passage.Very scarce in summer; but does not breed. Amber listed species of medium conservation concern.
17 American Wigeon Anas americana Very rare vagrant.
18 Gadwall Anas strepera Very scarce breeder and scarce summer non-breeder; fairly common winter visitor; scarce on observed passage. Amber listed species of medium conservation concern.
19 Eurasian Teal Anas crecca Rare breeder and and scarce summering non-breeder; common winter visitor and fairly common on observed passage. Amber listed species of medium conservation concern.
20 Green-winged Teal Anas carolinensis Very rare vagrant.
21 Mallard Anas platyrhynchos Common resident and winter visitor. Amber listed species of medium conservation concern.
22 Pintail Anas acuta Fairly common winter visitor and scarce on observed passage; occasionally summers and has bred. Amber listed species of medium conservation concern. Schedule 1 species.
23 Garganey Anas querquedula Scarce passage migrant; very scarce summer non-breeder and rare breeder. Amber listed species of medium conservation concern. Schedule 1 species.
24 Blue-winged Teal Anas discors Very rare vagrant.
25 Shoveler Anas clypeata Very scarce breeder and scarce summer non-breeder; common winter visitor; scarce on observed passage. Amber listed species of medium conservation concern.
26 Red-crested Pochard Netta rufina Possibly a rare winter visitor and passage migrant although most records probably relate to escaped or feral birds.
27 Common Pochard Aythya ferina Very scarce breeder, scarce summer non-breeder and fairly common winter visitor. Very scarce on observed passage. Red listed species of high conservation concern.
28 Ring-necked Duck Aythya collaris Very rare vagrant.
29 Ferruginous Duck Aythya nyroca Rare vagrant.
30 Tufted Duck Aythya fuligula Fairly common resident although scarce breeder, fairly common winter visitor and scarce on observed passage.
31 Greater Scaup Aythya marila Scarce winter visitor and passage migrant; rare non-breeder in summer. Red listed species of high conservation concern. Schedule 1 species.
32 Lesser Scaup Aythya affinis Very rare vagrant.
33 Common Eider Somateria mollissima Scarce winter visitor and passage migrant; very scarce non-breeder in summer. Amber listed species of medium conservation concern.
34 King Eider Somateria spectabilis Very rare vagrant.
35 Long-tailed Duck Clangula hyemalis Very scarce to scarce passage migrant and winter visitor; rare non-breeder in summer. Schedule 1 species.
36 Common Scoter Melanitta nigra Common spring passage migrant and fairly common winter visitor; scarce in summer and autumn. Very scarce inland. Red listed species of high conservation concern. Schedule 1 species.
37 Surf Scoter Melanitta perspicillata Very rare vagrant.
38 Velvet Scoter Melanitta fusca Scarce passage migrant and winter visitor along the coast; rare inland. Red listed species of high conservation concern. Schedule 1 species.
39 Goldeneye Bucephala clangula Scarce winter visitor; rare non-breeder in summer. Amber listed species of medium conservation concern. Schedule 1 species.
40 Hooded Merganser Lophodytes cucullatus Very rare vagrant.
41 Smew Mergellus albellus Very scarce winter visitor mainly to the east of the county. Amber listed species of conservation concern.
42 Red-breasted Merganser Mergus serrator Fairly common winter visitor and passage migrant along the coast; rare non-breeder in summer. Rare inland.
43 Goosander Mergus merganser Scarce winter visitor and passage migrant.
44 Ruddy Duck Oxyura jamaicensis Scarce and declining resident and winter visitor; subject to culling to reduce numbers.
45 Quail Coturnix coturnix Scarce summer visitor; recorded in variable numbers from year to year. Formerly occasional in winter. Amber listed species of medium conservation concern. Schedule 1 species.
46 Red-legged Partridge Alectoris rufa Common introduced resident. Population augmented annually by captive bred stock.
47 Black Grouse Tetrao tetrix Formerly resident but became extinct by mid 19th century. Red listed species of high conservation concern.
48 Grey Partridge Perdix perdix Scarce resident, much declined but benefiting locally through conservation effort. Red listed species of high conservation concern.
49 Common Pheasant Phasianus colchicus Very common introduced resident. Population augmented annually by captive bred stock.
50 Golden Pheasant Chrysolophus pictus Very scarce introduced resident.
51 Red-throated Diver Gavia stellata Fairly common winter visitor and passage migrant. Schedule 1 species.
52 Black-throated Diver Gavia arctica Scarce winter visitor and passage migrant. Amber listed species of medium conservation concern. Schedule 1 species.
53 Great Northern Diver Gavia immer Scarce winter visitor and passage migrant. Amber listed species of medium conservation concern. Schedule 1 species.
54 White-billed Diver Gavia adamsii Very rare passage migrant.
55 Fulmar Fulmarus glacialis Scarce breeding species and passage migrant; resident on coastal cliffs from November to September. Amber listed species of medium conservation concern.
56 Cory’s Shearwater Calonectris borealis Rare vagrant.
57 Sooty Shearwater Puffinus griseus Very scarce autumn visitor.
58 Manx Shearwater Puffinus puffinus Fairly common spring to autumn passage migrant. Amber listed species of medium conservation concern.
59 Balearic Shearwater Puffinus mauretanicus Very scarce spring to autumn visitor. Red listed species of high conservation concern.
60 Storm Petrel Hydrobates pelagicus Very scarce visitor; mainly in mid summer and after autumn gales. Amber listed species of medium conservation concern.
61 Leach’s Petrel Oceanodroma leucorhoa Rare vagrant. Amber listed species of medium conservation concern. Schedule 1 species.
62 Gannet Morus bassanus Common passage migrant and non-breeding summer visitor; once scarce but now fairly common to common in winter. Amber listed species of medium conservation concern.
63 Cormorant Phalacrocorax carbo Fairly common but localised resident and common winter visitor.
64 Shag Phalacrocorax aristotelis Scarce winter visitor and passage migrant; rare away from coast. Red listed species of high conservation concern.
65 Eurasian Bittern Botaurus stellaris Scarce winter visitor; rare outside the winter months. Amber listed species of medium conservation concern. Schedule 1 species.
66 American Bittern Botaurus lentiginosus Very rare vagrant.
67 Little Bittern Ixobrychus minutus Rare vagrant. Schedule 1 species.
68 Night Heron Nycticorax nycticorax Rare vagrant.
69 Squacco Heron Ardeola ralloides Very rare vagrant.
70 Cattle Egret Bubulcus ibis Very rare vagrant.
71 Little Egret Egretta garzetta Formerly rare; but has bred since 2001 and is a scarce and increasing resident; and probably scarce autumn visitor; status as winter visitor uncertain. Amber listed species of medium conservation concern.
72 Great White Egret Ardea alba Rare vagrant.
73 Grey Heron Ardea cinerea Fairly common resident.
74 Purple Heron Ardea purpurea Rare vagrant. Schedule 1 species.
75 Black Stork Ciconia nigra Very rare vagrant.
76 White Stork Ciconia ciconia Rare vagrant; mainly in the spring.
77 Glossy Ibis Plegadis falcinellus Rare vagrant.
78 Spoonbill Platalea leucorodia Very scarce visitor; most frequent in spring and autumn. Amber listed species of medium conservation concern. Schedule 1 species.
79 Little Grebe Tachybaptus ruficollis Scarce resident; passage migrant and winter visitor.
80 Great Crested Grebe Podiceps cristatus Fairly common resident; passage migrant and winter visitor.
81 Red-necked Grebe Podiceps grisegena Scarce winter visitor and passage migrant. Red listed species of high conservation concern.
82 Slavonian Grebe Podiceps auritus Scarce winter visitor and passage migrant. Red listed species of high conservation concern. Schedule 1 species.
83 Black-necked Grebe Podiceps nigricollis Very scarce winter visitor and passage migrant. Amber listed species of medium conservation concern. Schedule 1 species.
84 Honey-buzzard Pernis apivorus Very scarce breeding summer visitor and passage migrant. Amber listed species of medium conservation concern. Schedule 1 species.
85 Black Kite Milvus migrans Rare vagrant.
86 Red Kite Milvus milvus Very scarce breeding resident (first bred in 2004) and scarce but increasing visitor. Schedule 1 species.
87 White-tailed Eagle Haliaeetus albicilla Formerly a rare vagrant but only two recorded since 1929. Red listed species of high conservation concern. Schedule 1 species.
88 Short-toed Eagle Circaetus gallicus Very rare vagrant.
89 Marsh Harrier Circus aeruginosus Scarce spring and autumn passage migrant and very scarce winter visitor; very scarce breeder since 2004. Amber listed species of medium conservation concern. Schedule 1 species.
90 Hen Harrier Circus cyaneus Scarce winter visitor and passage migrant. Red listed species of high conservation concern. Schedule 1 species.
91 Pallid Harrier Circus macrourus Very rare vagrant.
92 Montagu’s Harrier Circus pygargus Very scarce spring and autumn visitor; last bred successfully in 1962. Amber listed species of medium conservation concern. Schedule 1 species.
93 Goshawk Accipiter gentilis Very scarce resident. Schedule 1 species.
94 Sparrowhawk Accipiter nisus Common resident and passage migrant.
95 Common Buzzard Buteo buteo Fairly common and increasing resident; probably scarce passage migrant.
96 Rough-legged Buzzard Buteo lagopus Rare winter visitor.
97 Osprey Pandion haliaetus Scarce passage migrant. Amber listed species of medium conservation concern. Schedule 1 species.
98 Water Rail Rallus aquaticus Probably very scarce resident; scarce winter visitor and passage migrant.
99 Spotted Crake Porzana porzana Very scarce spring and autumn passage migrant and rare winter visitor. Amber listed species of medium conservation concern. Schedule 1 species.
100 Sora Porzana carolina Very rare vagrant.
101 Little Crake Zapornia parva Rare vagrant.
102 Baillon’s Crake Zapornia pusilla Very rare vagrant.
103 Corncrake Crex crex Rare passage migrant; formerly bred. Considered vulnerable by IUCN. Red listed species of high conservation concern. Schedule 1 species.
104 Moorhen Gallinula chloropus Very common resident; possibly fairly common winter visitor but status uncertain.
105 Coot Fulica atra Fairly common resident and common winter visitor.
106 Crane Grus grus Rare vagrant. Amber listed species of medium conservation concern.
107 Little Bustard Tetrax tetrax Very rare vagrant.
108 Great Bustard Otis tarda Resident until about 1825; none since 1891.
109 Stone-curlew Burhinus oedicnemus A very scarce passage migrant and very scarce breeder. Amber listed species of medium conservation concern. Schedule 1 species.
110 Black-winged Stilt Himantopus himantopus Rare vagrant. Bred in 2014. Schedule 1 species.
111 Avocet Recurvirostra avosetta Scarce winter visitor and passage migrant; scarce and localised breeder. Amber listed species of medium conservation concern. Schedule 1 species.
112 Oystercatcher Haematopus ostralegus Scarce breeder; fairly common passage migrant and winter visitor. Amber listed species of medium conservation concern.
113 Grey Plover Pluvialis squatarola Common winter visitor and passage migrant. Amber listed species of medium conservation concern.
114 Golden Plover Pluvialis apricaria Common winter visitor and passage migrant; rare non-breeder in summer.
115 American Golden Plover Pluvialis dominica Very rare vagrant.
116 Pacific Golden Plover Pluvialis fulva Very rare vagrant.
117 Dotterel Charadrius morinellus Very scarce spring and autumn passage migrant; one winter record. Red listed species of high conservation concern. Schedule 1 species.
118 Killdeer Charadrius vociferus Very rare vagrant.
119 Semipalmated Plover Charadrius semipalmatus Very rare vagrant.
120 Ringed Plover Charadrius hiaticula Scarce breeder and fairly common passage migrant and winter visitor. Red listed species of high conservation concern.
121 Little Ringed Plover Charadrius dubius Scarce breeding summer visitor and passage migrant. Schedule 1 species.
122 Sociable Plover Vanellus gregarius Very rare vagrant.
123 Lapwing Vanellus vanellus Scarce or fairly common, but declining; resident and very common winter visitor. Red listed species of high conservation concern.
124 Greater Sand Plover Anarhynchus leschenaultii Very rare vagrant.
125 Lesser Sand Plover Anarhynchus mongolus Very rare vagrant.
126 Kentish Plover Anarhynchus alexandrinus Very scarce spring and autumn passage migrant; formerly bred. Schedule 1 species.
127 Upland Sandpiper Bartramia longicauda Very rare vagrant.
128 Hudsonian Whimbrel Numenius hudsonicus Very rare vagrant.
129 Eurasian Whimbrel Numenius phaeopus Common passage migrant; very scarce non-breeding summering and wintering species. Red listed species of high conservation concern. Schedule 1 species.
130 Curlew Numenius arquata Common passage migrant and winter visitor; formerly a very scarce breeder. Red listed species of high conservation concern.
131 Black-tailed Godwit Limosa limosa Fairly common but localised winter visitor and passage migrant; scarce non-breeder in summer. Red listed species of high conservation concern. Schedule 1 species.
132 Bar-tailed Godwit Limosa lapponica Fairly common winter visitor and passage migrant. Amber listed species of medium conservation concern.
133 Turnstone Arenaria interpres Fairly common winter visitor and passage migrant; scarce non-breeder in summer. Rare away from coast. Amber listed species of medium conservation concern.
134 Knot Calidris canutus Fairly common winter visitor and passage migrant. Amber listed species of medium conservation concern.
135 Ruff Philomachus pugnax Scarce winter visitor and passage migrant. Red listed species of high conservation concern. Schedule 1 species.
136 Broad-billed Sandpiper Limicola falcinellus Very rare vagrant.
137 Curlew Sandpiper Calidris ferruginea Passage migrant; scarce in autumn and very scarce in spring; rare in winter. Amber listed species of medium conservation concern.
138 Stilt Sandpiper Calidris himantopus Very rare vagrant.
139 Temminck’s Stint Calidris temminckii Very scarce spring and autumn passage migrant. Schedule 1 species.
140 Sanderling Calidris alba Fairly common winter visitor and passage migrant. Very rare away from coast. Amber listed species of medium conservation concern.
141 Dunlin Calidris alpina Very common passage migrant and winter visitor; scarce away from estuaries; scarce non-breeder in summer. Amber listed species of medium conservation concern.
142 Purple Sandpiper Calidris maritima Scarce winter visitor and passage migrant; very rare in summer. Amber listed species of medium conservation concern. Schedule 1 species.
143 Baird’s Sandpiper Calidris bairdii Very rare vagrant.
144 Little Stint Calidris minuta Scarce passage migrant; very scarce in winter.
145 White-rumped Sandpiper Calidris fuscicollis Very rare vagrant.
146 Least Sandpiper Calidris minutilla Very rare vagrant.
147 Buff-breasted Sandpiper Tryngites subruficollis Rare autumn vagrant.
148 Pectoral Sandpiper Calidris melanotos Rare vagrant; mainly in autumn.
149 Semipalmated Sandpiper Calidris pusilla Very rare vagrant.
150 Wilson’s Phalarope Phalaropus tricolor Very rare vagrant.
151 Red-necked Phalarope Phalaropus lobatus Rare spring and autumn passage migrant. Red listed species of high conservation concern. Schedule 1 species.
152 Grey Phalarope Phalaropus fulicarius Very scarce autumn and rare winter visitor; usually occurs after gales.
153 Terek Sandpiper Xenus cinereus Very rare vagrant.
154 Common Sandpiper Actitis hypoleucos Fairly common passage migrant; very scarce in winter. Has bred at least once. Amber listed species of medium conservation concern.
155 Spotted Sandpiper Actitis macularius Very rare vagrant.
156 Green Sandpiper Tringa ochropus Scarce spring and autumn passage migrant; more frequent in autumn; scarce in winter. Amber listed species of medium conservation concern. Schedule 1 species.
157 Spotted Redshank Tringa erythropus Scarce passage migrant and very scarce winter visitor. Amber listed species of medium conservation concern.
158 Greenshank Tringa nebularia Fairly common passage migrant; very scarce in winter. Amber listed species of medium conservation concern. Schedule 1 species.
159 Lesser Yellowlegs Tringa flavipes Very rare vagrant.
160 Marsh Sandpiper Tringa stagnatilis Rare vagrant.
161 Wood Sandpiper Tringa glareola Very scarce spring and autumn migrant; recorded once in winter. Amber listed species of medium conservation concern. Schedule 1 species.
162 Common Redshank Tringa totanus Scarce resident and fairly common winter visitor and passage migrant. Amber listed species of medium conservation concern.
163 Jack Snipe Lymnocryptes minimus Scarce winter visitor and passage migrant. Amber listed species of medium conservation concern.
164 Long-billed Dowitcher Limnodromus scolopaceus Very rare vagrant.
165 Woodcock Scolopax rusticola Probably fairly common resident and winter visitor. Red listed species of high conservation concern.
166 Common Snipe Gallinago gallinago Very scarce breeder and fairly common winter visitor. Amber listed species of medium conservation concern.
167 Great Snipe Gallinago media Very rare vagrant.
168 Collared Pratincole Glareola pratincola Very rare vagrant.
169 Oriental Pratincole Glareola maldivarum Very rare vagrant.
170 Black-winged Pratincole Glareola nordmanni Very rare vagrant.
171 Pomarine Skua Stercorarius pomarinus Passage migrant in variable numbers in spring; usually scarce; but very scarce in autumn; rare in winter.
172 Arctic Skua Stercorarius parasiticus Fairly common spring and scarce autumn passage migrant; very scarce in summer and rare in winter. Red listed species of high conservation concern.
173 Long-tailed Skua Stercorarius longicaudus Rare vagrant.
174 Great Skua Stercorarius skua Fairly common spring and scarce autumn passage migrant; very scarce but increasing in winter. Amber listed species of medium conservation concern.
175 Puffin Fratercula arctica Very scarce visitor; most frequently recorded in spring. Red listed species of high conservation concern.
176 Black Guillemot Cepphus grylle Rare vagrant. Amber listed species of medium conservation concern.
177 Razorbill Alca torda Common winter visitor and fairly common passage migrant; formerly bred. Amber listed species of medium conservation concern.
178 Little Auk Alle alle Very scarce autumn passage migrant and winter visitor.
179 Common Guillemot Uria aalge Fairly common winter visitor and passage migrant; formerly bred. Amber listed species of medium conservation concern.
180 Sooty Tern Onychoprion fuscatus Very rare vagrant.
181 Bridled Tern Onychoprion anaethetus Very rare vagrant.
182 Little Tern Sternula albifrons Scarce breeding summer visitor and fairly common passage migrant. Amber listed species of medium conservation concern. Schedule 1 species.
183 Gull-billed Tern Gelochelidon nilotica Rare vagrant.
184 Caspian Tern Hydroprogne caspia Rare vagrant.
185 Whiskered Tern Chlidonias hybrida Very rare vagrant.
186 Black Tern Chlidonias niger Scarce passage migrant. Schedule 1 species.
187 White-winged Black Tern Chlidonias leucopterus Rare vagrant.
188 Sandwich Tern Sterna sandvicensis Fairly common although localised breeding summer visitor and common passage migrant; very scarce winter visitor. Amber listed species of medium concern.
189 Lesser Crested Tern Sterna bengalensis Very rare vagrant.
190 Common Tern Sterna hirundo Fairly common breeding summer visitor and common passage migrant. Amber listed species of medium conservation concern.
191 Roseate Tern Sterna dougallii Very scarce passage migrant and non-breeding summer visitor. Red listed species of high conservation concern. Schedule 1 species.
192 Arctic Tern Sterna paradisaea Uncertain; but probably a fairly common spring and autumn passage migrant. Amber listed species of medium conservation concern.
193 Sabine’s Gull Xema sabini Rare autumn vagrant.
194 Kittiwake Rissa tridactyla Common but very localised breeding species; fairly common or common winter visitor and passage migrant. Rare away from coast. Red listed species of high conservation concern.
195 Slender-billed Gull Chroicocephalus genei Very rare vagrant.
196 Bonaparte’s Gull Chroicocephalus philadelphia Very rare vagrant.
197 Black-headed Gull Chroicocephalus ridibundus Common breeding species and very common to abundant passage migrant and winter visitor. Amber listed species of medium conservation concern.
198 Little Gull Hydrocoloeus minutus Fairly common passage migrant; most numerous in spring. Very scarce non-breeder in summer and scarce in winter. Schedule 1 species.
199 Laughing Gull Larus atricilla Very rare vagrant.
200 Franklin’s Gull Larus pipixcan Very rare vagrant.
201 Mediterranean Gull Larus melanocephalus Fairly common winter visitor and passage migrant; scarce but increasing breeder. Amber listed species of medium conservation concern. Schedule 1 species.
202 Common Gull Larus canus Very common winter visitor and passage migrant; scarce in summer; bred until 1963 and breeding attempted again since 2006. Amber listed species of medium conservation concern.
203 Ring-billed Gull Larus delawarensis Very rare vagrant.
204 Lesser Black-backed Gull Larus fuscus Fairly common passage migrant and winter visitor; scarce (mainly immature) in summer and scarce breeder. Amber listed species of medium conservation concern.
205 Herring Gull Larus argentatus Very common resident; status uncertain as passage migrant; and winter visitor. Red listed species of high conservation concern.
206 Yellow-legged Gull Larus michahellis Scarce to fairly common but localised visitor; mainly in late summer and autumn. Amber listed species of medium conservation concern.
207 Caspian Gull Larus cachinnans Very rare winter visitor.
208 Iceland Gull Larus glaucoides Very scarce winter visitor and passage migrant. Amber listed species of medium conservation concern.
209 Glaucous Gull Larus hyperboreus Very scarce winter visitor and passage migrant. Amber listed species of medium conservation concern.
210 Great Black-backed Gull Larus marinus Common winter visitor and passage migrant; scarce in summer; mostly non-breeders; but very scarce breeder since 2000. Amber listed species of medium conservation concern.
211 Pallas’s Sandgrouse Syrrhaptes paradoxus Formerly a rare vagrant.
212 Feral Pigeon Columba livia Common resident.
213 Stock Dove Columba oenas Common resident and possible winter visitor. Amber listed species of medium conservation concern.
214 Woodpigeon Columba palumbus Abundant resident and winter visitor.
215 Collared Dove Streptopelia decaocto Very common resident.
216 Turtle Dove Streptopelia turtur Scarce and declining summer visitor and passage migrant. Red listed species of high conservation concern.
217 Great Spotted Cuckoo Clamator glandarius Very rare vagrant.
218 Common Cuckoo Cuculus canorus Fairly common but declining summer visitor. Red listed species of high conservation concern.
219 Yellow-billed Cuckoo Coccyzus americanus Very rare vagrant.
220 Barn Owl Tyto alba Fairly common resident. Schedule 1 species.
221 Snowy Owl Bubo scandiacus Very rare vagrant. Schedule 1 species.
222 Little Owl Athene noctua Fairly common resident.
223 Tawny Owl Strix aluco Fairly common or common resident. Amber listed species of medium conservation concern.
224 Long-eared Owl Asio otus Scarce resident and very scarce passage migrant and winter visitor.
225 Short-eared Owl Asio flammeus Scarce winter visitor and passage migrant; has bred. Amber listed species of medium conservation concern.
226 Nightjar Caprimulgus europaeus Fairly common but localised summer visitor rarely seen on migration. Amber listed species of medium conservation concern.
227 Common Swift Apus apus Common summer visitor and passage migrant. Amber listed species of medium conservation concern.
228 Alpine Swift Apus melba Rare vagrant.
229 Hoopoe Upupa epops Very scarce spring and even scarcer autumn passage migrant; has bred. Schedule 1 species.
230 Bee-eater Merops apiaster Rare vagrant; bred once in 1955. Schedule 1 species.
231 Roller Coracias garrulus Rare vagrant.
232 Kingfisher Alcedo atthis Scarce to fairly common resident and possibly very scarce winter visitor. Amber listed species of medium conservation concern. Schedule 1 species.
233 Wryneck Jynx torquilla Very scarce passage migrant; most in autumn; last bred in 1944. Schedule 1 species.
234 Green Woodpecker Picus viridis Fairly common or common resident.
235 Great Spotted Woodpecker Dendrocopos major Common resident.
236 Lesser Spotted Woodpecker Dryobates minor Scarce; possibly now very scarce; and declining resident. Red listed species of high conservation concern.
237 Kestrel Falco tinnunculus Fairly common resident and passage migrant. Amber listed species of medium conservation concern.
238 Red-footed Falcon Falco vespertinus Rare vagrant.
239 Merlin Falco columbarius Scarce winter visitor and passage migrant. Red listed species of high conservation concern. Schedule 1 species.
240 Hobby Falco subbuteo Scarce breeding summer visitor and passage migrant. Schedule 1 species.
241 Gyr Falcon Falco rusticolus Very rare vagrant. Schedule 1 species.
242 Peregrine Falco peregrinus Scarce breeding resident. Schedule 1 species.
243 Rose-ringed Parakeet Psittacula krameri Very scarce introduced resident.
244 Golden Oriole Oriolus oriolus Very scarce passage migrant and rare summer visitor; may have bred in 1965. Red listed speices of high conservation concern. Schedule 1 species.
245 Isabelline Shrike Lanius isabellinus Very rare vagrant.
246 Red-backed Shrike Lanius collurio Very scarce passage migrant; formerly a breeding summer visitor. Red listed species of high conservation concern. Schedule 1 species.
247 Lesser Grey Shrike Lanius minor Very rare vagrant.
248 Great Grey Shrike Lanius excubitor Very scarce winter visitor and passage migrant.
249 Woodchat Shrike Lanius senator Rare vagrant.
250 Chough Pyrrhocorax pyrrhocorax Formerly a breeding resident. Schedule 1 species.
251 Magpie Pica pica Very common resident.
252 Jay Garrulus glandarius Very common resident.
253 Nutcracker Nucifraga caryocatactes Very rare vagrant.
254 Jackdaw Corvus monedula Very common resident.
255 Rook Corvus frugilegus Very common resident.
256 Carrion Crow Corvus corone Very common resident.
257 Hooded Crow Corvus cornix Rare winter visitor and passage migrant.
258 Raven Corvus corax Scarce and increasing breeding resident; first bred in modern era in 2001.
259 Goldcrest Regulus regulus Very common breeding resident, common passage migrant and winter visitor.
260 Firecrest Regulus ignicapilla Scarce or possibly fairly common breeding resident; passage migrant; and winter visitor. Amber listed species of medium conservation concern. Schedule 1 species.
261 Penduline Tit Remiz pendulinus Rare vagrant.
262 Blue Tit Cyanistes caeruleus Abundant resident.
263 Great Tit Parus major Abundant resident.
264 Coal Tit Periparus ater Very common resident.
265 Willow Tit Poecile montana Very scarce and declining resident. Red listed species of high conservation concern.
266 Marsh Tit Poecile palustris Scarce resident. Red listed species of high conservation concern.
267 Bearded Tit Panurus biarmicus Scarce breeding resident, and very scarce passage migrant and winter visitor. Amber listed species of medium conservation concern. Schedule 1 species.
268 Woodlark Lullula arborea Scarce resident and possibly very scarce passage migrant. Amber listed species of medium conservation concern. Schedule 1 species.
269 White-winged Lark Melanocorypha leucoptera Very rare vagrant.
270 Skylark Alauda arvensis Very common but declining resident; and probably common passage migrant and winter visitor. Red listed species of high conservation concern.
271 Crested Lark Galerida cristata Very rare vagrant.
272 Shore Lark Eremophila alpestris Rare vagrant. Amber listed species of medium conservation concern. Schedule 1 species.
273 Short-toed Lark Calandrella brachydactyla Rare vagrant.
274 Sand Martin Riparia riparia Fairly common summer visitor and very common passage migrant. Amber listed species of medium conservation concern.
275 Crag Martin Ptyonoprogne rupestris Very rare vagrant.
276 Barn Swallow Hirundo rustica Common summer visitor and abundant passage migrant. Amber listed species of medium conservation concern.
277 House Martin Delichon urbicum Common summer visitor and abundant passage migrant. Amber listed species of medium conservation concern.
278 Red-rumped Swallow Cecropis daurica Rare vagrant.
279 Cliff Swallow Petrochelidon pyrrhonota Very rare vagrant.
280 Cetti’s Warbler Cettia cetti Scarce but increasing resident; passage migrant and winter visitor. Schedule 1 species.
281 Long-tailed Tit Aegithalos caudatus Very common resident.
282 Greenish Warbler Phylloscopus trochiloides Very rare vagrant.
283 Pallas’s Leaf Warbler Phylloscopus proregulus Very scarce visitor; mostly in late autumn.
284 Yellow-browed Warbler Phylloscopus inornatus Very scarce visitor; mostly in late autumn.
285 Hume’s Warbler Phylloscopus humei Very rare vagrant.
286 Radde’s Warbler Phylloscopus schwarzi Very rare vagrant.
287 Dusky Warbler Phylloscopus fuscatus Very rare vagrant.
288 Western Bonelli’s Warbler Phylloscopus bonelli Very rare vagrant.
289 Wood Warbler Phylloscopus sibilatrix Very scarce and declining summer resident and passage migrant. Red listed species of high conservation concern.
290 Chiffchaff Phylloscopus collybita Very common summer visitor and passage migrant; small numbers winter.
291 Willow Warbler Phylloscopus trochilus Common but declining summer visitor and passage migrant. Amber listed species of medium conservation concern.
292 Blackcap Sylvia atricapilla Very common summer visitor and passage migrant; scarce winter visitor.
293 Garden Warbler Sylvia borin Common summer visitor and passage migrant.
294 Barred Warbler Sylvia nisoria Very scarce autumn visitor.
295 Lesser Whitethroat Sylvia curruca Fairly common summer visitor and passage migrant.
296 Sardinian Warbler Sylvia melanocephala Very rare vagrant.
297 Subalpine Warbler Sylvia cantillans Very rare vagrant.
298 Common Whitethroat Sylvia communis Very common summer visitor and passage migrant. Amber listed species of medium conservation concern.
299 Dartford Warbler Sylvia undata Scarce to fairly common but localised resident. Amber listed species of medium conservation concern. Schedule 1 species.
300 Grasshopper Warbler Locustella naevia Very scarce and declining summer visitor and fairly common passage migrant. Red listed species of high conservation concern.
301 River Warbler Locustella fluviatilis Very rare vagrant.
302 Savi’s Warbler Locustella luscinioides Rare visitor; has bred. Red listed species of high conservation concern. Schedule 1 species.
303 Booted Warbler Hippolais caligata Very rare vagrant.
304 Sykes’s Warbler Hippolais rama Very rare vagrant.
305 Icterine Warbler Hippolais icterina Rare vagrant.
306 Melodious Warbler Hippolais polyglotta Very scarce visitor.
307 Aquatic Warbler Acrocephalus paludicola Very scarce autumn visitor. Red listed species of high conservation concern. Considered vulnerable by IUCN.
308 Sedge Warbler Acrocephalus schoenobaenus Fairly common summer visitor and very common passage migrant.
309 Paddyfield Warbler Acrocephalus agricola Very rare vagrant.
310 Blyth’s Reed Warbler Acrocephalus dumetorum Very rare vagrant.
311 Marsh Warbler Acrocephalus palustris Rare summer visitor and very scarce passage migrant. Red listed species of high conservation concern. Schedule 1 species.
312 Reed Warbler Acrocephalus scirpaceus Common summer visitor and very common passage migrant.
313 Great Reed Warbler Acrocephalus arundinaceus Rare vagrant.
314 Waxwing Bombycilla garrulus Very scarce winter visitor.
315 Wallcreeper Tichodroma muraria Very rare vagrant.
316 Nuthatch Sitta europaea Common resident.
317 Eurasian Treecreeper Certhia familiaris Common resident.
318 Short-toed Treecreeper Certhia brachydactyla Very rare vagrant. Amber listed species of medium conservation concern.
319 Wren Troglodytes troglodytes Abundant resident.
320 Common Starling Sturnus vulgaris Common but declining resident; and very common to abundant winter visitor. Red listed species of high conservation concern.
321 Rose-coloured Starling Pastor roseus Rare vagrant.
322 Dipper Cinclus cinclus Very rare vagrant.
323 White’s Thrush Zoothera dauma Very rare vagrant.
324 Ring Ouzel Turdus torquatus Passage migrant; very scarce in spring; scarce in autumn. Red listed species of high conservation concern.
325 Blackbird Turdus merula Abundant breeding resident; very common or abundant winter visitor; status uncertain as passage migrant.
326 Black-throated Thrush Turdus ruficollis Very rare vagrant.
327 Fieldfare Turdus pilaris Common; occasionally very common; passage migrant and winter visitor. Red listed species of high conservation concern. Schedule 1 species.
328 Song Thrush Turdus philomelos Very common but decreasing resident and partial migrant; common passage migrant and winter visitor. Red listed species of high conservation concern.
329 Redwing Turdus iliacus Common; occasionally very common; passage migrant and winter visitor. Red listed species of high conservation concern. Schedule 1 species.
330 Mistle Thrush Turdus viscivorus Common resident and partial migrant. Amber listed species of medium conservation concern.
331 Rufous Bush Chat Cercotrichas galactotes Very rare vagrant.
332 Spotted Flycatcher Muscicapa striata Fairly common but declining summer visitor; scarce passage migrant in spring and fairly common in autumn. Red listed species of high conservation concern.
333 Robin Erithacus rubecula Abundant resident; probably common passage migrant; mainly in autumn; status uncertain as winter visitor.
334 Thrush Nightingale Luscinia luscinia Very rare vagrant.
335 Common Nightingale Luscinia megarhynchos Fairly common summer visitor and infrequently seen passage migrant. Amber listed species of medium conservation concern.
336 Bluethroat Luscinia svecica Very scarce spring and autumn visitor. Amber listed species of medium conservation concern. Schedule 1 species.
337 Red-flanked Bluetail Tarsiger cyanurus Very rare vagrant.
338 Red-breasted Flycatcher Ficedula parva Rare vagrant.
339 Collared Flycatcher Ficedula albicollis Very rare vagrant.
340 Pied Flycatcher Ficedula hypoleuca Scarce passage migrant; more numerous in autumn than spring. Has bred. Amber listed species of medium conservation concern.
341 Black Redstart Phoenicurus ochruros Rare resident, scarce passage migrant and very scarce winter visitor. Amber listed species of medium conservation concern. Schedule 1 species.
342 Common Redstart Phoenicurus phoenicurus Scarce and declining summer visitor and fairly common passage migrant. Amber listed species of medium conservation concern.
343 Rock Thrush Monticola saxatilis Very rare vagrant.
344 Whinchat Saxicola rubetra Fairly common passage migrant. Rare summer visitor; last bred in 1999. Amber listed species of medium conservation concern.
345 Siberian Stonechat Saxicola maurus Very rare vagrant.
346 Eurasian Stonechat Saxicola torquatus Fairly common resident and partial migrant.
347 Northern Wheatear Oenanthe oenanthe Very scarce breeding summer visitor and common passage migrant; very rare in mid-winter. Amber listed species of medium conservation concern.
348 Isabelline Wheatear Oenanthe isabellina Very rare vagrant.
349 Desert Wheatear Oenanthe deserti Very rare vagrant.
350 Black-eared Wheatear Oenanthe hispanica Very rare vagrant.
351 Pied Wheatear Oenanthe pleschanka Very rare vagrant.
352 Alpine Accentor Prunella collaris Very rare vagrant.
353 Dunnock Prunella modularis Very common resident. Amber listed species of medium conservation concern.
354 House Sparrow Passer domesticus Very common but possibly declining resident. Red listed species of high conservation concern.
355 Tree Sparrow Passer montanus Much declined and now very scarce resident, and scarce passage migrant and winter visitor.
356 Yellow Wagtail Motacilla flava Scarce and localised summer visitor; scarce passage migrant in spring and fairly common in autumn. Red listed species of high conservation concern.
357 Citrine Wagtail Motacilla citreola Very rare vagrant.
358 Grey Wagtail Motacilla cinerea Scarce resident and fairly common passage migrant and winter visitor. Amber listed species of medium conservation concern.
359 Pied Wagtail Motacilla alba yarrellii Common resident; passage migrant and winter visitor.
360 Richard’s Pipit Anthus richardi Rare vagrant.
361 Blyth’s Pipit Anthus godlewskii Very rare vagrant.
362 Tawny Pipit Anthus campestris Very scarce visitor; mostly in autumn.
363 Olive-backed Pipit Anthus hodgsoni Very rare vagrant.
364 Tree Pipit Anthus trivialis Fairly common but local summer visitor; fairly common passage migrant. Red listed species of medium conservation concern.
365 Meadow Pipit Anthus pratensis Common but declining resident; very common passage migrant and winter visitor. Amber listed species of medium conservation concern.
366 Red-throated Pipit Anthus cervinus Very rare vagrant.
367 Rock Pipit Anthus petrosus Scarce resident and scarce winter visitor; very rare away from the coast.
368 Water Pipit Anthus spinoletta Scarce winter visitor and passage migrant. Amber listed species of medium conservation concern.
369 Buff-bellied Pipit Anthus rubescens Very rare vagrant.
370 Brambling Fringilla montifringilla Fairly common winter visitor and passage migrant. Schedule 1 species.
371 Chaffinch Fringilla coelebs Abundant resident; and probably very common passage migrant and winter visitor.
372 Hawfinch Coccothraustes coccothraustes Scarce or possibly very scarce breeding resident and very scarce passage migrant. Red listed species of high conservation concern.
373 Common Rosefinch Carpodacus erythrinus Rare vagrant. Schedule 1 species.
374 Bullfinch Pyrrhula pyrrhula Fairly common or common resident. Amber listed species of medium conservation concern.
375 Trumpeter Finch Bucanetes githagineus Very rare vagrant.
376 Greenfinch Carduelis chloris Very common resident; and possibly fairly common passage migrant and scarce winter visitor.
377 Linnet Carduelis cannabina Common but decreasing resident and partial migrant. Red listed species of high conservation concern.
378 Twite Carduelis flavirostris Very scarce winter visitor. Red listed species of high conservation concern.
379 Lesser Redpoll Carduelis cabaret Scarce breeder and fairly common passage migrant and winter visitor. Red listed species of high conservation concern.
380 Common Redpoll Carduelis flammea Rare vagrant.
381 Common Crossbill Loxia curvirostra Irruptive species; usually scarce visitor but fairly common in some years. Very scarce breeder in some years. Schedule 1 species.
382 Parrot Crossbill Loxia pytyopsittacus Very rare vagrant. Schedule 1 species.
383 Goldfinch Carduelis carduelis Probably fairly common resident; common summer visitor and passage migrant and fairly common winter visitor.
384 Serin Serinus serinus Very scarce passage migrant; has bred. Amber listed species of medium conservation concern. Schedule 1 species.
385 Siskin Carduelis spinus Common winter visitor and passage migrant; very scarce breeder.
386 Snow Bunting Plectrophenax nivalis Scarce passage migrant and winter visitor. Amber listed species of conservation concern. Schedule 1 species.
387 Lapland Bunting Calcarius lapponicus Very scarce passage migrant and winter visitor. Amber listed species of medium conservation concern. Schedule 1 species.
388 White-throated Sparrow Zonotrichia albicollis Very rare vagrant.
389 Dark-eyed Junco Junco hyemalis Very rare vagrant.
390 Black-headed Bunting Emberiza melanocephala Very rare vagrant.
391 Corn Bunting Emberiza calandra Fairly common but decreasing resident. Red listed species of high conservation concern.
392 Rock Bunting Emberiza cia Very rare vagrant.
393 Ortolan Bunting Emberiza hortulana Very scarce visitor mainly in the autumn.
394 Cirl Bunting Emberiza cirlus Formerly a scarce resident; now extinct as a breeding species and not recorded since 1988. Schedule 1 species.
395 Yellowhammer Emberiza citrinella Fairly common resident. Red listed species of high conservation concern.
396 Pallas’s Reed Bunting Emberiza pallasi Very rare vagrant.
397 Reed Bunting Emberiza schoeniclus Fairly common resident; passage migrant and winter visitor. Amber listed species of medium conservation concern.
398 Little Bunting Emberiza pusilla Rare vagrant.
399 Rustic Bunting Emberiza rustica Very rare vagrant.
400 Baltimore Oriole Icterus galbula Very rare vagrant.
401 Black-and-white Warbler Mniotilta varia Very rare vagrant.
402 Blackpoll Warbler Dendroica striata Very rare vagrant.