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The Sussex List v2

 

Species on the Sussex List at 23/09/2019

 

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Name Taxon name Sussex status
1 Brent Goose Branta bernicla Very common winter visitor and passage migrant; very scarce non-breeder in summer. Amber listed species of medium conservation concern. Section 41 species.
2 Red-breasted Goose Branta ruficollis Very rare vagrant. Annex 1 species.
3 Canada Goose Branta canadensis Common introduced resident and partial migrant.
4 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. Annex 1 species.
5 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).
6 Taiga Bean Goose Anser fabalis Rare winter visitor. Amber listed species of medium conservation concern.
7 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.
8 Tundra Bean Goose Anser serrirostris Scarce winter visitor and passage migrant. Amber listed species of medium conservation concern.
9 White-fronted Goose Anser albifrons Scarce winter visitor and passage migrant. European race (A. a. albifrons) is Red listed species of high conservation concern. Section 41 species. Annex 1 species.
10 Mute Swan Cygnus olor Fairly common resident. Amber listed species of medium conservation concern.
11 Bewick’s Swan Cygnus columbianus Scarce winter visitor and very scarce passage migrant. Amber listed species of medium conservation concern. Schedule 1 species. Section 41 species. Annex 1 species.
12 Whooper Swan Cygnus cygnus Very scarce winter visitor and passage migrant. Amber listed species of medium conservation concern. Schedule 1 species. Annex 1 species.
13 Egyptian Goose Alopochen aegyptiaca Scarce introduced resident; bred for first time in 2000.
14 Common Shelduck Tadorna tadorna Fairly common winter visitor and scarce passage migrant; scarce breeding species. Amber listed species of medium conservation concern.
15 Ruddy Shelduck Tadorna ferruginea Formerly very rare vagrant. Records since 1940 considered to be of UK captive origin. Annex 1 species.
16 Mandarin Duck Aix galericulata Scarce introduced resident.
17 Garganey Spatula querquedula Scarce passage migrant; very scarce summer non-breeder and rare breeder. Amber listed species of medium conservation concern. Schedule 1 species.
18 Blue-winged Teal Spatula discors Very rare vagrant.
19 Shoveler Spatula clypeata Very scarce breeder and scarce summer non-breeder; common winter visitor; scarce on observed passage. Amber listed species of medium conservation concern.
20 Gadwall Mareca strepera Very scarce breeder and scarce summer non-breeder; fairly common winter visitor; scarce on observed passage. Amber listed species of medium conservation concern.
21 Eurasian Wigeon Mareca penelope Very common winter visitor; scarce on observed passage. Very scarce in summer; does not breed. Amber listed species of medium conservation concern.
22 American Wigeon Mareca americana Very rare vagrant.
23 Mallard Anas platyrhynchos Common resident and winter visitor. Amber listed species of medium conservation concern.
24 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.
25 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.
26 Green-winged Teal Anas carolinensis Very rare vagrant.
27 Red-crested Pochard Netta rufina Possibly a rare winter visitor and passage migrant although most records probably relate to escaped or feral birds.
28 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.
29 Ferruginous Duck Aythya nyroca Rare vagrant. Annex 1 species.
30 Ring-necked Duck Aythya collaris Rare vagrant.
31 Tufted Duck Aythya fuligula Fairly common resident although scarce breeder; fairly common winter visitor and scarce on observed passage.
32 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. Section 41 species.
33 Lesser Scaup Aythya affinis Very rare vagrant.
34 King Eider Somateria spectabilis Very rare vagrant
35 Common Eider Somateria mollissima Scarce winter visitor and passage migrant; very scarce non-breeder in summer. Amber listed species of medium conservation concern.
36 Surf Scoter Melanitta perspicillata Very rare vagrant.
37 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.
38 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. Section 41 species.
39 Long-tailed Duck Clangula hyemalis Very scarce to scarce passage migrant and winter visitor; rare non-breeder in summer. Red listed species of high conservation concern. Schedule 1 species.
40 Goldeneye Bucephala clangula Scarce winter visitor; rare non-breeder in summer. Amber listed species of medium conservation concern. Schedule 1 species.
41 Smew Mergellus albellus Very scarce winter visitor mainly to the east of the county. Amber listed species of medium conservation concern. Annex 1 species.
42 Hooded Merganser Lophodytes cucullatus Very rare vagrant.
43 Goosander Mergus merganser Scarce winter visitor and passage migrant.
44 Red-breasted Merganser Mergus serrator Fairly common winter visitor and passage migrant along the coast; rare non-breeder in summer. Rare inland.
45 Ruddy Duck Oxyura jamaicensis Very scarce and declining resident and winter visitor; subject to culling to reduce numbers.
46 Black Grouse Lyrurus tetrix Formerly resident but became extinct by mid 19th century. Red listed species of high conservation concern. Section 41 species. Annex 1 species.
47 Red-legged Partridge Alectoris rufa Common introduced resident. Population augmented annually by captive bred stock.
48 Grey Partridge Perdix perdix Scarce resident; much declined but benefiting locally through conservation effort. Red listed species of high conservation concern. Section 41 species.
49 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.
50 Common Pheasant Phasianus colchicus Very common introduced resident. Population augmented annually by captive bred stock.
51 Golden Pheasant Chrysolophus pictus Formerly very scarce introduced resident; probably now extinct in the county.
52 Red-throated Diver Gavia stellata Fairly common winter visitor and passage migrant. Schedule 1 species. Annex 1 species.
53 Black-throated Diver Gavia arctica Scarce winter visitor and passage migrant. Amber listed species of medium conservation concern. Schedule 1 species. Annex 1 species.
54 Great Northern Diver Gavia immer Scarce winter visitor and passage migrant. Amber listed species of medium conservation concern. Schedule 1 species. Annex 1 species.
55 White-billed Diver Gavia adamsii Very rare vagrant.
56 Storm Petrel Hydrobates pelagicus Very scarce visitor; mainly in late spring and mid summer and after autumn gales. Amber listed species of medium conservation concern. Annex 1 species.
57 Leach’s Petrel Oceanodroma leucorhoa Rare vagrant. Amber listed species of medium conservation concern. Schedule 1 species. Annex 1 species.
58 Fulmar Fulmarus glacialis Scarce breeding species and passage migrant. Amber listed species of medium conservation concern.
59 Cory’s Shearwater Calonectris borealis Rare vagrant. Annex 1 species.
60 Sooty Shearwater Ardenna grisea Very scarce autumn visitor.
61 Manx Shearwater Puffinus puffinus Fairly common spring to autumn passage migrant. Amber listed species of medium conservation concern. Annex 1 species.
62 Balearic Shearwater Puffinus mauretanicus Very scarce spring to autumn visitor. Red listed species of high conservation concern. Section 41 species.
63 Little Grebe Tachybaptus ruficollis Scarce resident; passage migrant and winter visitor.
64 Red-necked Grebe Podiceps grisegena Very scarce winter visitor and passage migrant. Red listed species of high conservation concern.
65 Great Crested Grebe Podiceps cristatus Fairly common resident; passage migrant and winter visitor.
66 Slavonian Grebe Podiceps auritus Scarce winter visitor and passage migrant. Red listed species of high conservation concern. Schedule 1 species. Annex 1 species.
67 Black-necked Grebe Podiceps nigricollis Very scarce winter visitor and passage migrant. Amber listed species of medium conservation concern. Schedule 1 species.
68 Black Stork Ciconia nigra Very rare vagrant. Annex 1 species.
69 White Stork Ciconia ciconia Rare vagrant; mainly in the spring. Most records from 2017 onwards likely to relate to deliberate releases or escapes. Annex 1 species.
70 Glossy Ibis Plegadis falcinellus Very scarce but increasing visitor. Annex 1 species.
71 Spoonbill Platalea leucorodia Very scarce visitor; most frequent in spring and autumn. Amber listed species of medium conservation concern. Schedule 1 species. Annex 1 species.
72 Eurasian Bittern Botaurus stellaris Scarce winter visitor; rare outside the winter months. Amber listed species of medium conservation concern. Schedule 1 species. Section 41 species. Annex 1 species.
73 American Bittern Botaurus lentiginosus Very rare vagrant.
74 Little Bittern Ixobrychus minutus Rare vagrant. Schedule 1 species. Annex 1 species.
75 Night Heron Nycticorax nycticorax Rare vagrant. Annex 1 species.
76 Squacco Heron Ardeola ralloides Very rare vagrant. Annex 1 species.
77 Cattle Egret Bubulcus ibis Very scarce but increasing visitor.
78 Grey Heron Ardea cinerea Fairly common resident.
79 Purple Heron Ardea purpurea Rare vagrant. Schedule 1 species. Annex 1 species.
80 Great White Egret Ardea alba Scarce but increasing visitor. Annex 1 species.
81 Little Egret Egretta garzetta Scarce and increasing resident; and probably scarce autumn visitor; status as winter visitor uncertain. Annex 1 species.
82 Gannet Morus bassanus Common passage migrant and non-breeding summer visitor; fairly common to common in winter. Amber listed species of medium conservation concern.
83 Red-footed Booby Sula sula Very rare vagrant (one record).
84 Shag Phalacrocorax aristotelis Scarce winter visitor and passage migrant; rare away from coast. Red listed species of high conservation concern.
85 Cormorant Phalacrocorax carbo Fairly common but localised resident and common winter visitor.
86 Osprey Pandion haliaetus Scarce passage migrant. Amber listed species of medium conservation concern. Schedule 1 species. Annex 1 species.
87 Honey-buzzard Pernis apivorus Very scarce breeding summer visitor and passage migrant. Amber listed species of medium conservation concern. Schedule 1 species. Annex 1 species.
88 Short-toed Eagle Circaetus gallicus Very rare vagrant. Annex 1 species.
89 Sparrowhawk Accipiter nisus Common resident and passage migrant. Annex 1 species.
90 Goshawk Accipiter gentilis Very scarce but increasing resident. Schedule 1 species. Annex 1 species.
91 Marsh Harrier Circus aeruginosus Scarce passage migrant and winter visitor; very scarce breeder since 2004. Amber listed species of medium conservation concern. Schedule 1 species. Annex 1 species.
92 Hen Harrier Circus cyaneus Scarce winter visitor and passage migrant. Red listed species of high conservation concern. Schedule 1 species. Section 41 species. Annex 1 species.
93 Pallid Harrier Circus macrourus Very rare vagrant. Annex 1 species.
94 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. Annex 1 species.
95 Red Kite Milvus milvus Scarce breeding resident (first bred in 2004) and fairly common and increasing visitor. Schedule 1 species. Annex 1 species.
96 Black Kite Milvus migrans Rare vagrant. Annex 1 species.
97 White-tailed Eagle Haliaeetus albicilla Formerly a rare vagrant (up to 50 old records) but only two recorded since 1929. Red listed species of high conservation concern. Schedule 1 species. Annex 1 species.
98 Rough-legged Buzzard Buteo lagopus Rare winter visitor.
99 Common Buzzard Buteo buteo Fairly common and increasing resident; probably scarce passage migrant.
100 Great Bustard Otis tarda Resident until about 1825; none since 1891. Annex 1 species.
101 Little Bustard Tetrax tetrax Formerly rare; now very rare vagrant. Annex 1 species.
102 Water Rail Rallus aquaticus Very scarce resident; scarce winter visitor and passage migrant.
103 Corncrake Crex crex Rare passage migrant; formerly bred. Red listed species of high conservation concern. Schedule 1 species. Section 41 species. Annex 1 species.
104 Little Crake Porzana parva Rare vagrant. Annex 1 species.
105 Baillon’s Crake Porzana pusilla Very rare vagrant. Annex 1 species.
106 Spotted Crake Porzana porzana Rare passage migrant and winter visitor. Amber listed species of medium conservation concern. Schedule 1 species. Annex 1 species.
107 Sora Porzana carolina Very rare vagrant.
108 Moorhen Gallinula chloropus Very common resident; possibly fairly common winter visitor but status uncertain.
109 Coot Fulica atra Fairly common resident and common winter visitor.
110 Crane Grus grus Very scarce passage migrant and winter visitor. Rare in summer. Amber listed species of medium conservation concern. Annex 1 species.
111 Stone-curlew Burhinus oedicnemus A very scarce passage migrant and very scarce breeder. Amber listed species of medium conservation concern. Schedule 1 species. Section 41 species. Annex 1 species.
112 Oystercatcher Haematopus ostralegus Scarce breeder; fairly common passage migrant and common winter visitor. Amber listed species of medium conservation concern.
113 Black-winged Stilt Himantopus himantopus Very scarce spring migrant. Bred in 2014. Schedule 1 species. Annex 1 species.
114 Avocet Recurvirostra avosetta Scarce winter visitor and passage migrant; scarce and localised breeder. Amber listed species of medium conservation concern. Schedule 1 species. Annex 1 species.
115 Lapwing Vanellus vanellus Scarce or fairly common resident and very common winter visitor. Red listed species of high conservation concern. Section 41 species.
116 Sociable Plover Vanellus gregarius Very rare vagrant.
117 Golden Plover Pluvialis apricaria Common winter visitor and passage migrant; rare in summer. Annex 1 species.
118 Pacific Golden Plover Pluvialis fulva Very rare vagrant
119 American Golden Plover Pluvialis dominica Very rare vagrant.
120 Grey Plover Pluvialis squatarola Common winter visitor and passage migrant. Amber listed species of medium conservation concern.
121 Ringed Plover Charadrius hiaticula Scarce breeder; fairly common passage migrant and winter visitor. Red listed species of high conservation concern.
122 Semipalmated Plover Charadrius semipalmatus Very rare vagrant.
123 Little Ringed Plover Charadrius dubius Scarce breeding summer visitor and passage migrant. Schedule 1 species.
124 Killdeer Charadrius vociferus Very rare vagrant.
125 Kentish Plover Charadrius alexandrinus Very scarce spring and autumn passage migrant; formerly bred. Schedule 1 species. Annex 1 species.
126 Lesser Sand Plover Charadrius mongolus Very rare vagrant.
127 Greater Sand Plover Charadrius leschenaultii Very rare vagrant.
128 Dotterel Charadrius morinellus Very scarce spring and autumn passage migrant; one winter record. Red listed species of high conservation concern. Schedule 1 species. Annex 1 species.
129 Upland Sandpiper Bartramia longicauda Very rare vagrant.
130 Whimbrel Numenius phaeopus Common passage migrant; very scarce non-breeding summering and wintering species. Red listed species of high conservation concern. Schedule 1 species.
131 Curlew Numenius arquata Common passage migrant and winter visitor; formerly a very scarce breeder. Red listed species of high conservation concern. Section 41 species.
132 Bar-tailed Godwit Limosa lapponica Fairly common winter visitor and passage migrant. Amber listed species of medium conservation concern. Annex 1 species.
133 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. Section 41 species.
134 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.
135 Knot Calidris canutus Common winter visitor and scarce to fairly common passage migrant. Amber listed species of medium conservation concern.
136 Ruff Calidris pugnax Scarce winter visitor and passage migrant. Red listed species of high conservation concern. Schedule 1 species. Annex 1 species.
137 Broad-billed Sandpiper Calidris falcinellus Very rare vagrant.
138 Stilt Sandpiper Calidris himantopus Very rare vagrant.
139 Curlew Sandpiper Calidris ferruginea Passage migrant; scarce in autumn and very scarce in spring; rare in winter. Amber listed species of medium conservation concern.
140 Temminck’s Stint Calidris temminckii Very scarce spring and autumn passage migrant. Schedule 1 species.
141 Sanderling Calidris alba Fairly common winter visitor and passage migrant. Rare away from coast. Amber listed species of medium conservation concern.
142 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.
143 Purple Sandpiper Calidris maritima Scarce winter visitor and passage migrant; very rare in summer. Amber listed species of medium conservation concern. Schedule 1 species.
144 Baird’s Sandpiper Calidris bairdii Very rare vagrant.
145 Little Stint Calidris minuta Scarce passage migrant; very scarce in winter.
146 Least Sandpiper Calidris minutilla Very rare vagrant.
147 White-rumped Sandpiper Calidris fuscicollis Very rare vagrant.
148 Buff-breasted Sandpiper Calidris subruficollis Rare autumn vagrant.
149 Pectoral Sandpiper Calidris melanotos Rare vagrant; mainly in autumn.
150 Semipalmated Sandpiper Calidris pusilla Very rare vagrant.
151 Long-billed Dowitcher Limnodromus scolopaceus Very rare vagrant.
152 Woodcock Scolopax rusticola Probably fairly common resident and winter visitor. Red listed species of high conservation concern.
153 Jack Snipe Lymnocryptes minimus Scarce winter visitor and passage migrant.
154 Great Snipe Gallinago media Very rare vagrant. Annex 1 species.
155 Common Snipe Gallinago gallinago Very scarce breeder and fairly common winter visitor. Amber listed species of medium conservation concern.
156 Terek Sandpiper Xenus cinereus Very rare vagrant. Annex 1 species.
157 Wilson’s Phalarope Phalaropus tricolor Very rare vagrant.
158 Red-necked Phalarope Phalaropus lobatus Rare spring and autumn passage migrant. Red listed species of high conservation concern. Schedule 1 species. Annex 1 species.
159 Grey Phalarope Phalaropus fulicarius Very scarce autumn and rare winter visitor; usually occurs after gales.
160 Common Sandpiper Actitis hypoleucos Fairly common passage migrant; very scarce in winter. Has bred at least once. Amber listed species of medium conservation concern.
161 Spotted Sandpiper Actitis macularius Very rare vagrant.
162 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.
163 Lesser Yellowlegs Tringa flavipes Very rare vagrant.
164 Common Redshank Tringa totanus Scarce resident and common winter visitor and autumn passage migrant; fairly common spring migrant. Amber listed species of medium conservation concern.
165 Marsh Sandpiper Tringa stagnatilis Rare vagrant.
166 Wood Sandpiper Tringa glareola Very scarce spring and scarce autumn passage migrant; recorded once in winter. Amber listed species of medium conservation concern. Schedule 1 species. Annex 1 species.
167 Spotted Redshank Tringa erythropus Scarce passage migrant and very scarce winter visitor. Amber listed species of medium conservation concern.
168 Greenshank Tringa nebularia Fairly common passage migrant; scarce in winter. Amber listed species of medium conservation concern. Schedule 1 species.
169 Collared Pratincole Glareola pratincola Very rare vagrant. Annex 1 species.
170 Oriental Pratincole Glareola maldivarum Very rare vagrant.
171 Black-winged Pratincole Glareola nordmanni Very rare vagrant.
172 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.
173 Sabine’s Gull Xema sabini Rare mainly autumn vagrant.
174 Slender-billed Gull Chroicocephalus genei Very rare vagrant. Annex 1 species.
175 Bonaparte’s Gull Chroicocephalus philadelphia Very rare vagrant.
176 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.
177 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.
178 Laughing Gull Leucophaeus atricilla Very rare vagrant.
179 Franklin’s Gull Leucophaeus pipixcan Very rare vagrant.
180 Mediterranean Gull Ichthyaetus melanocephalus Fairly common winter visitor and passage migrant; scarce breeder. Amber listed species of medium conservation concern. Schedule 1 species. Annex 1 species.
181 Common Gull Larus canus Very common; sometimes abundant winter visitor and very common passage migrant; scarce in summer; bred until 1963 and in 2006 and in some years since then. Amber listed species of medium conservation concern.
182 Ring-billed Gull Larus delawarensis Very rare vagrant.
183 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.
184 Glaucous Gull Larus hyperboreus Very scarce winter visitor and passage migrant. Amber listed species of medium conservation concern.
185 Iceland Gull Larus glaucoides Very scarce winter visitor and passage migrant. Amber listed species of medium conservation concern.
186 Herring Gull Larus argentatus argenteus Very common resident; status uncertain as passage migrant; and winter visitor. Red listed species of high conservation concern. Section 41 species.
187 Caspian Gull Larus cachinnans Scarce but regular winter visitor Amber listed species of medium conservation concern.
188 Yellow-legged Gull Larus michahellis Scarce but localised visitor; mainly in late summer and autumn. Amber listed species of medium conservation concern.
189 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.
190 Gull-billed Tern Gelochelidon nilotica Rare vagrant. Annex 1 species.
191 Caspian Tern Hydroprogne caspia Rare vagrant. Annex 1 species.
192 Royal Tern Thalasseus maximus Very rare vagrant
193 Lesser Crested Tern Thalasseus bengalensis Very rare vagrant.
194 Sandwich Tern Thalasseus sandvicensis Fairly common although localised breeding summer visitor and common passage migrant; very scarce winter visitor. Amber listed species of medium conservation concern. Annex 1 species.
195 Elegant Tern Thalasseus elegans Very rare vagrant; first recorded in 2017
196 Little Tern Sternula albifrons Scarce breeding summer visitor and fairly common passage migrant. Amber listed species of medium conservation concern. Schedule 1 species. Annex 1 species.
197 Least Tern Sternula antillarum Very rare vagrant.
198 Bridled Tern Onychoprion anaethetus Very rare vagrant.
199 Sooty Tern Onychoprion fuscatus Very rare vagrant.
200 Roseate Tern Sterna dougallii Very scarce passage migrant and non-breeding summer visitor. Red listed species of high conservation concern. Schedule 1 species. Section 41 species. Annex 1 species.
201 Common Tern Sterna hirundo Fairly common breeding summer visitor and common passage migrant. Amber listed species of medium conservation concern. Annex 1 species.
202 Arctic Tern Sterna paradisaea Uncertain; but probably a fairly common spring and autumn passage migrant. Amber listed species of medium conservation concern. Annex 1 species.
203 Whiskered Tern Chlidonias hybrida Very rare vagrant. Annex 1 species.
204 White-winged Black Tern Chlidonias leucopterus Rare vagrant.
205 Black Tern Chlidonias niger Scarce passage migrant. Schedule 1 species. Annex 1 species.
206 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.
207 Pomarine Skua Stercorarius pomarinus Passage migrant in variable numbers in spring; usually scarce; very scarce in autumn; rare in winter.
208 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.
209 Long-tailed Skua Stercorarius longicaudus Rare vagrant.
210 Little Auk Alle alle Very scarce autumn passage migrant and winter visitor.
211 Common Guillemot Uria aalge Fairly common winter visitor and passage migrant; formerly bred. Amber listed species of medium conservation concern.
212 Razorbill Alca torda Common winter visitor and fairly common passage migrant; formerly bred. Amber listed species of medium conservation concern.
213 Black Guillemot Cepphus grylle Rare vagrant. Amber listed species of medium conservation concern.
214 Puffin Fratercula arctica Very scarce visitor; most frequently recorded in spring. Red listed species of high conservation concern.
215 Pallas’s Sandgrouse Syrrhaptes paradoxus Formerly a rare vagrant.
216 Feral Pigeon Columba livia Common resident.
217 Stock Dove Columba oenas Common resident and possible winter visitor. Amber listed species of medium conservation concern.
218 Woodpigeon Columba palumbus Abundant resident and winter visitor.
219 Turtle Dove Streptopelia turtur Scarce and declining summer visitor and passage migrant. Red listed species of high conservation concern. Section 41 species.
220 Collared Dove Streptopelia decaocto Very common resident.
221 Great Spotted Cuckoo Clamator glandarius Very rare vagrant.
222 Yellow-billed Cuckoo Coccyzus americanus Very rare vagrant.
223 Common Cuckoo Cuculus canorus Fairly common but declining summer visitor. Red listed species of high conservation concern. Section 41 species.
224 Barn Owl Tyto alba Fairly common resident. Schedule 1 species.
225 Snowy Owl Bubo scandiacus Very rare vagrant. Schedule 1 species. Annex 1 species.
226 Tawny Owl Strix aluco Common resident. Amber listed species of medium conservation concern.
227 Little Owl Athene noctua Fairly common resident.
228 Long-eared Owl Asio otus Scarce resident and very scarce passage migrant and winter visitor.
229 Short-eared Owl Asio flammeus Scarce winter visitor and passage migrant; has bred. Amber listed species of medium conservation concern. Annex 1 species.
230 Nightjar Caprimulgus europaeus Fairly common but localised summer visitor rarely seen on migration. Amber listed species of medium conservation concern. Section 41 species. Annex 1 species.
231 Alpine Swift Tachymarptis melba Rare vagrant.
232 Common Swift Apus apus Common summer visitor and passage migrant. Amber listed species of medium conservation concern.
233 Pallid Swift Apus pallidus Very rare vagrant.
234 Roller Coracias garrulus Rare vagrant. Annex 1 species.
235 Kingfisher Alcedo atthis Scarce to fairly common resident and possibly very scarce winter visitor. Amber listed species of medium conservation concern. Schedule 1 species. Annex 1 species.
236 Bee-eater Merops apiaster Very scarce visitor; mainly in spring; bred once in 1955. Schedule 1 species.
237 Hoopoe Upupa epops Very scarce spring and even scarcer autumn passage migrant; has bred. Schedule 1 species.
238 Wryneck Jynx torquilla Very scarce passage migrant; most in autumn; last bred in 1944. Schedule 1 species.
239 Lesser Spotted Woodpecker Dryobates minor Scarce resident. Red listed species of high conservation concern. Section 41 species.
240 Great Spotted Woodpecker Dendrocopos major Common resident. Annex 1 species.
241 Green Woodpecker Picus viridis Common resident.
242 Kestrel Falco tinnunculus Fairly common or common resident and passage migrant. Amber listed species of medium conservation concern.
243 Red-footed Falcon Falco vespertinus Rare vagrant. Annex 1 species.
244 Merlin Falco columbarius Scarce winter visitor and passage migrant. Red listed species of high conservation concern. Schedule 1 species. Annex 1 species.
245 Hobby Falco subbuteo Scarce breeding summer visitor and passage migrant. Schedule 1 species.
246 Gyr Falcon Falco rusticolus Very rare vagrant. Schedule 1 species. Annex 1 species.
247 Peregrine Falco peregrinus Scarce breeding resident. Schedule 1 species. Annex 1 species.
248 Ring-necked Parakeet Psittacula krameri Very scarce introduced resident.
249 Red-backed Shrike Lanius collurio Very scarce passage migrant; formerly a breeding summer visitor. Red listed species of high conservation concern. Schedule 1 species. Annex 1 species.
250 Lesser Grey Shrike Lanius minor Very rare vagrant. Annex 1 species.
251 Great Grey Shrike Lanius excubitor Very scarce winter visitor and passage migrant.
252 Woodchat Shrike Lanius senator Rare vagrant.
253 Golden Oriole Oriolus oriolus Rare passage migrant and rare summer visitor; may have bred in 1965. Red listed species of high conservation concern. Schedule 1 species.
254 Jay Garrulus glandarius Very common resident.
255 Magpie Pica pica Very common resident.
256 Nutcracker Nucifraga caryocatactes Very rare vagrant.
257 Chough Pyrrhocorax pyrrhocorax Formerly a breeding resident. Schedule 1 species. Annex 1 species.
258 Jackdaw Coloeus monedula Very common resident.
259 Rook Corvus frugilegus Very common resident.
260 Carrion Crow Corvus corone Very common resident.
261 Hooded Crow Corvus cornix Rare winter visitor and passage migrant.
262 Raven Corvus corax Scarce and increasing breeding resident; first bred in modern era in 2001.
263 Waxwing Bombycilla garrulus Irruptive winter visitor; very scarce or scarce; occasionally fairly common.
264 Coal Tit Periparus ater Very common resident.
265 Marsh Tit Poecile palustris Fairly common resident. Red listed species of high conservation concern. Section 41 species.
266 Willow Tit Poecile montanus Status uncertain. May still be very scarce resident. Red listed species of high conservation concern. Section 41 species.
267 Blue Tit Cyanistes caeruleus Abundant resident.
268 Great Tit Parus major Abundant resident.
269 Penduline Tit Remiz pendulinus Rare vagrant.
270 Bearded Tit Panurus biarmicus Scarce breeding resident; and very scarce passage migrant and winter visitor. Schedule 1 species.
271 Woodlark Lullula arborea Scarce resident and very scarce passage migrant. Schedule 1 species. Section 41 species. Annex 1 species.
272 Skylark Alauda arvensis Very common but declining resident; and probably common passage migrant and winter visitor. Red listed species of high conservation concern. Section 41 species.
273 Crested Lark Galerida cristata Very rare vagrant.
274 Shore Lark Eremophila alpestris Rare autumn migrant and winter visitor. Amber listed species of medium conservation concern. Schedule 1 species.
275 Short-toed Lark Calandrella brachydactyla Rare vagrant. Annex 1 species.
276 Sand Martin Riparia riparia Scarce or fairly common summer visitor and very common passage migrant.
277 Barn Swallow Hirundo rustica Common summer visitor and abundant passage migrant.
278 Crag Martin Ptyonoprogne rupestris Very rare vagrant.
279 House Martin Delichon urbicum Common but declining summer visitor and abundant passage migrant. Amber listed species of medium conservation concern.
280 Red-rumped Swallow Cecropis daurica Rare but increasing vagrant.
281 Cliff Swallow Petrochelidon pyrrhonota Very rare vagrant.
282 Cetti’s Warbler Cettia cetti Fairly common and increasing resident; passage migrant and winter visitor. Schedule 1 species.
283 Long-tailed Tit Aegithalos caudatus Very common resident.
284 Wood Warbler Phylloscopus sibilatrix Very scarce passage migrant. Rare in summer with no confirmed breeding records since 2010. Red listed species of high conservation concern. Section 41 species.
285 Western Bonelli’s Warbler Phylloscopus bonelli Very rare vagrant.
286 Hume’s Warbler Phylloscopus humei Very rare vagrant.
287 Yellow-browed Warbler Phylloscopus inornatus Very scarce visitor; mostly in late autumn.
288 Pallas’s Leaf Warbler Phylloscopus proregulus Rare visitor; mostly in late autumn.
289 Radde’s Warbler Phylloscopus schwarzi Very rare vagrant.
290 Dusky Warbler Phylloscopus fuscatus Very rare vagrant.
291 Willow Warbler Phylloscopus trochilus Common but declining summer visitor and passage migrant. Amber listed species of medium conservation concern.
292 Chiffchaff Phylloscopus collybita Very common summer visitor and passage migrant; small numbers winter.
293 Greenish Warbler Phylloscopus trochiloides Very rare vagrant.
294 Great Reed Warbler Acrocephalus arundinaceus Rare vagrant.
295 Aquatic Warbler Acrocephalus paludicola Rare autumn passage migrant. Red listed species of high conservation concern. Section 41 species. Annex 1 species.
296 Sedge Warbler Acrocephalus schoenobaenus Fairly common summer visitor and very common passage migrant.
297 Paddyfield Warbler Acrocephalus agricola Very rare vagrant
298 Blyth’s Reed Warbler Acrocephalus dumetorum Very rare vagrant.
299 Reed Warbler Acrocephalus scirpaceus Common summer visitor and very common passage migrant.
300 Marsh Warbler Acrocephalus palustris Rare summer visitor and very scarce passage migrant. Red listed species of high conservation concern. Schedule 1 species. Section 41 species.
301 Booted Warbler Iduna caligata Very rare vagrant.
302 Sykes’s Warbler Iduna rama Very rare vagrant.
303 Melodious Warbler Hippolais polyglotta Very scarce visitor in spring and autumn.
304 Icterine Warbler Hippolais icterina Rare vagrant.
305 River Warbler Locustella fluviatilis Very rare vagrant.
306 Grasshopper Warbler Locustella naevia Very scarce and declining summer visitor and fairly common passage migrant. Red listed species of high conservation concern. Section 41 species.
307 Savi’s Warbler Locustella luscinioides Rare visitor; has bred. Red listed species of high conservation concern. Schedule 1 species. Section 41 species.
308 Blackcap Sylvia atricapilla Very common summer visitor and passage migrant; scarce winter visitor.
309 Garden Warbler Sylvia borin Common summer visitor and passage migrant.
310 Barred Warbler Sylvia nisoria Very scarce autumn visitor. Annex 1 species.
311 Lesser Whitethroat Sylvia curruca Fairly common summer visitor and passage migrant.
312 Common Whitethroat Sylvia communis Very common summer visitor and passage migrant.
313 Dartford Warbler Sylvia undata Scarce to fairly common but localised resident. Amber listed species of medium conservation concern. Schedule 1 species. Annex 1 species.
314 Subalpine Warbler Sylvia cantillans Rare vagrant.
315 Sardinian Warbler Sylvia melanocephala Very rare vagrant.
316 Firecrest Regulus ignicapilla Fairly common breeding resident and summer visitor; passage migrant; and winter visitor. Schedule 1 species.
317 Goldcrest Regulus regulus Very common breeding resident; common passage migrant and winter visitor.
318 Wren Troglodytes troglodytes Abundant resident.
319 Nuthatch Sitta europaea Common resident.
320 Wallcreeper Tichodroma muraria Very rare vagrant.
321 Eurasian Treecreeper Certhia familiaris Common resident.
322 Short-toed Treecreeper Certhia brachydactyla Very rare vagrant. Amber listed species of medium conservation concern. Schedule 1 species.
323 Rose-coloured Starling Pastor roseus Rare vagrant.
324 Common Starling Sturnus vulgaris Common but declining resident; and very common to abundant winter visitor. Red listed species of high conservation concern. Section 41 species.
325 White’s Thrush Zoothera aurea Very rare vagrant.
326 Ring Ouzel Turdus torquatus Passage migrant; very scarce in spring; scarce to fairly common in autumn. Red listed species of high conservation concern. Section 41 species.
327 Blackbird Turdus merula Abundant breeding resident; very common or abundant winter visitor; status uncertain as passage migrant.
328 Black-throated Thrush Turdus atrogularis Very rare vagrant.
329 Fieldfare Turdus pilaris Common; occasionally very common; passage migrant and winter visitor. Red listed species of high conservation concern. Schedule 1 species.
330 Redwing Turdus iliacus Common; occasionally very common; passage migrant and winter visitor. Red listed species of high conservation concern. Schedule 1 species.
331 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. Section 41 species.
332 Mistle Thrush Turdus viscivorus Common resident and partial migrant. Red listed species of high conservation concern.
333 Rufous-tailed Scrub Robin Cercotrichas galactotes Very rare vagrant.
334 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. Section 41 species.
335 Robin Erithacus rubecula Abundant resident; probably common passage migrant; mainly in autumn; status uncertain as winter visitor.
336 Bluethroat Luscinia svecica Very scarce spring and autumn visitor. Schedule 1 species. Annex 1 species.
337 Thrush Nightingale Luscinia luscinia Very rare vagrant.
338 Common Nightingale Luscinia megarhynchos Fairly common summer visitor and infrequently seen passage migrant. Red listed species of high conservation concern.
339 Red-flanked Bluetail Tarsiger cyanurus Very rare vagrant.
340 Pied Flycatcher Ficedula hypoleuca Scarce passage migrant; more numerous in autumn than spring. Has bred. Red listed species of high conservation concern.
341 Collared Flycatcher Ficedula albicollis Very rare vagrant. Annex 1 species.
342 Red-breasted Flycatcher Ficedula parva Rare vagrant. Annex 1 species.
343 Black Redstart Phoenicurus ochruros Rare resident; scarce passage migrant and very scarce winter visitor. Red listed species of high conservation concern. Schedule 1 species.
344 Common Redstart Phoenicurus phoenicurus Scarce or fairly common summer visitor and fairly common passage migrant. Amber listed species of medium conservation concern.
345 Rock Thrush Monticola saxatilis Very rare vagrant.
346 Blue Rock Thrush Monticola solitarius Very rare vagrant.
347 Whinchat Saxicola rubetra Fairly common passage migrant. Rare summer visitor; last bred in 1999. Very rare in winter. Red listed species of high conservation concern.
348 Eurasian Stonechat Saxicola rubicola Fairly common resident and partial migrant.
349 Siberian Stonechat Saxicola maurus Very rare vagrant.
350 Northern Wheatear Oenanthe oenanthe Very scarce breeding summer visitor and common passage migrant; very rare in mid-winter.
351 Isabelline Wheatear Oenanthe isabellina Very rare vagrant.
352 Desert Wheatear Oenanthe deserti Very rare vagrant.
353 Black-eared Wheatear Oenanthe hispanica Very rare vagrant.
354 Pied Wheatear Oenanthe pleschanka Very rare vagrant. Annex 1 species.
355 Dipper Cinclus cinclus Very rare vagrant. Amber listed species of medium conservation concern.
356 House Sparrow Passer domesticus Very common but possibly declining resident. Red listed species of high conservation concern. Section 41 species.
357 Tree Sparrow Passer montanus Much declined and now very scarce resident; scarce passage migrant and winter visitor. Red listed species of high conservation concern. Section 41 species.
358 Alpine Accentor Prunella collaris Very rare vagrant.
359 Dunnock Prunella modularis Very common resident. Amber listed species of medium conservation concern. Section 41 species.
360 Yellow Wagtail Motacilla flava flavissima Scarce and localised summer visitor; scarce passage migrant in spring and fairly common in autumn. Red listed species of high conservation concern. Section 41 species.
361 Citrine Wagtail Motacilla citreola Very rare vagrant.
362 Grey Wagtail Motacilla cinerea Fairly common resident; passage migrant and winter visitor. Red listed species of high conservation concern.
363 Pied Wagtail Motacilla alba yarrellii Common resident; passage migrant and winter visitor.
364 Richard’s Pipit Anthus richardi Rare vagrant.
365 Tawny Pipit Anthus campestris Rare visitor; mostly in autumn. Annex 1 species.
366 Meadow Pipit Anthus pratensis Common but declining resident; very common passage migrant and winter visitor. Amber listed species of medium conservation concern.
367 Tree Pipit Anthus trivialis Fairly common but local summer visitor; fairly common passage migrant. Red listed species of high conservation concern. Section 41 species.
368 Olive-backed Pipit Anthus hodgsoni Very rare vagrant.
369 Red-throated Pipit Anthus cervinus Very rare vagrant.
370 Buff-bellied Pipit Anthus rubescens Very rare vagrant
371 Water Pipit Anthus spinoletta Scarce winter visitor and passage migrant. Amber listed species of medium conservation concern.
372 Rock Pipit Anthus petrosus Scarce resident and scarce winter visitor; very rare away from the coast.
373 Chaffinch Fringilla coelebs Abundant resident; and probably very common passage migrant and winter visitor. Annex 1 species.
374 Brambling Fringilla montifringilla Fairly common winter visitor and passage migrant. Schedule 1 species.
375 Hawfinch Coccothraustes coccothraustes Scarce or possibly very scarce breeding resident and in most years very scarce passage migrant and winter visitor; occasionally more numerous. Red listed species of high conservation concern. Section 41 species.
376 Bullfinch Pyrrhula pyrrhula Fairly common or common resident. Amber listed species of medium conservation concern. Section 41 species.
377 Trumpeter Finch Bucanetes githagineus Very rare vagrant. Annex 1 species.
378 Common Rosefinch Carpodacus erythrinus Rare vagrant. Schedule 1 species.
379 Greenfinch Chloris chloris Very common resident; and possibly fairly common passage migrant and scarce winter visitor.
380 Twite Linaria flavirostris Rare winter visitor. Red listed species of high conservation concern. Section 41 species.
381 Linnet Linaria cannabina Common but decreasing resident and partial migrant. Red listed species of high conservation concern. Section 41 species.
382 Common Redpoll Acanthis flammea Very scarce visitor. Amber listed species of medium conservation concern.
383 Lesser Redpoll Acanthis cabaret Scarce breeder and common passage migrant and winter visitor. Red listed species of high conservation concern. Section 41 species.
384 Parrot Crossbill Loxia pytyopsittacus Very rare vagrant. Amber listed species of medium conservation concern. Schedule 1 species.
385 Common Crossbill Loxia curvirostra Irruptive species; usually scarce visitor but fairly common in some years. Very scarce breeder in some years. Schedule 1 species.
386 Goldfinch Carduelis carduelis Probably fairly common resident; common summer visitor and passage migrant and fairly common winter visitor.
387 Serin Serinus serinus Very scarce passage migrant; has bred. Schedule 1 species.
388 Siskin Spinus spinus Fairly common breeder. Common winter visitor and passage migrant.
389 Black-and-white Warbler Mniotilta varia Very rare vagrant.
390 Blackpoll Warbler Setophaga striata Very rare vagrant.
391 Baltimore Oriole Icterus galbula Very rare vagrant.
392 Corn Bunting Emberiza calandra Fairly common but decreasing resident. Red listed species of high conservation concern. Section 41 species.
393 Yellowhammer Emberiza citrinella Common resident. Red listed species of high conservation concern. Section 41 species.
394 Rock Bunting Emberiza cia Very rare vagrant.
395 Ortolan Bunting Emberiza hortulana Very scarce visitor mainly in the autumn. Annex 1 species.
396 Cirl Bunting Emberiza cirlus Formerly a scarce resident; now extinct as a breeding species and not recorded since 1988. Red listed species of high conservation concern. Schedule 1 species. Section 41 species.
397 Little Bunting Emberiza pusilla Rare vagrant.
398 Rustic Bunting Emberiza rustica Very rare vagrant.
399 Black-headed Bunting Emberiza melanocephala Very rare vagrant.
400 Pallas’s Reed Bunting Emberiza pallasi Very rare vagrant.
401 Reed Bunting Emberiza schoeniclus Fairly common resident; passage migrant and winter visitor. Amber listed species of medium conservation concern. Section 41 species.
402 White-throated Sparrow Zonotrichia albicollis Very rare vagrant.
403 Dark-eyed Junco Junco hyemalis Very rare vagrant.
404 Lapland Bunting Calcarius lapponicus Very scarce passage migrant and winter visitor. Amber listed species of medium conservation concern. Schedule 1 species.
405 Snow Bunting Plectrophenax nivalis Scarce passage migrant and winter visitor. Amber listed species of medium conservation concern. Schedule 1 species.