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AMERICAN WIGEON: A 1st winter drake was found on Littleton Warth on January 2nd 2017. (Ben Ofield)

 

All sightings of rare and scarce birds are subject to ratification by the appropriate rarities committee.

 

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TBOSG Systematic List follows the conventions of the IOC

 

 

  SPECIES/ FORMS (295/ 30)

TAXON

FIRST DOCUMENTED REFERENCE

FINDER/S (where available)

 

 

 

 

  SWANS  (3)

 

 

 

 

MUTE SWAN

Cygnus olor

 

 

BEWICK'S SWAN

Cygnus columbianus

March 8th 1970 - Severn Beach

 

WHOOPER SWAN

Cygnus cygnus

October 29th 1983 - Oldbury Power Station

T Evans

 

 

 

 

  GEESE  (11/ 3)

 

 

 

 

TAIGA BEAN GOOSE

Anser fabalis

March 1st 1998 - Oldbury Power Station

D Payne, L Payne

PINK-FOOTED GOOSE

Anser brachyrhynchus

February 1st 1940 - Severn Beach

 

WHITE-FRONTED GOOSE

Anser albifrons

December 1938 - Severn Beach

 

Greenland White-fronted Goose

Anser albifrons flavirostris

October 17th 2010 - Littleton Warth

M Plenty

GREYLAG GOOSE

Anser anser

 

 

Continental Greylag Goose

Anser anser rubrirostris

November 18th 2011 - Warmley

R Laughton

CANADA GOOSE

Branta canadensis

 

 

BARNACLE GOOSE

Branta leucopsis

February 1973 - Severn Beach

D Mardle, G Wall

DARK-BELLIED BRENT GOOSE

Branta bernicla

 

 

Pale-bellied Brent Goose

Branta bernicla hrota

February 12th 1995 - Northwick Warth

R Andrews

RED-BREASTED GOOSE

Branta ruficollis

November 18th 1909 - Oldbury-on-Severn

 

EGYPTIAN GOOSE

Alopochen aegyptiaca

February 12th 2002 - Oldbury Power Station

A Middleton

RUDDY SHELDUCK

Tadorna ferruginea

April 18th 1942 - Aust Warth

 

SHELDUCK

Tadorna tadorna

 

 

 

 

 

 

  WILDFOWL  (24)

 

 

 

 

MANDARIN

Aix galericulata

November 16th 1986 - Tortworth Lake

 

WIGEON

Anas penelope

 

 
AMERICAN WIGEON Anas americana January 2nd 2017 - Littleton Warth Ben Ofield

GADWALL

Anas strepera

 

 

COMMON TEAL

Anas crecca

 

 

GREEN-WINGED TEAL

Anas carolinensis

January 4th 2001 - Oldbury Power Station

M Warren

MALLARD

Anas platyrhynchos

 

 

PINTAIL

Anas acuta

 

 

GARGANEY

Anas querquedula

April 13th 1982 - Severn Beach

 

SHOVELER

Anas clypeata

 

 

RED-CRESTED POCHARD

Netta rufina

April 4th 1971 - Littleton Warth

J Vernon

POCHARD

Aythya ferina

 

 

RING-NECKED DUCK

Aythya collaris

April 2nd 1988 - New Passage

 S Hale, B Lancastle

TUFTED DUCK

Aythya fuligula

 

 

SCAUP

Aythya marila

April 25th 1938 - Severn Beach

 

COMMON EIDER

Somateria mollissima

 

 

LONG-TAILED DUCK

Clangula hyemalis

October 31st 1976 - New Passage

N Lacy

COMMON SCOTER

Melanitta nigra

 

 

VELVET SCOTER

Melanitta fusca

March 5th 1892 - New Passage

 

GOLDENEYE

Bucephala clangula

 

 

SMEW

Mergellus albellus

February 12th 1855 - Dyrham Park

 

RED-BREASTED MERGANSER

Mergus serrator

December 3rd 1982 - Severn Beach

 

GOOSANDER

Mergus merganser

January 1891 - Bitton

 

RUDDY DUCK

Oxyura jamaicensis

January 6th 1979 - Aust Warth

 
       

  GAME  (4)

 

 

 

 

QUAIL

Coturnix coturnix

June 14th 1942 - Patchway

 

RED-LEGGED PARTRIDGE

Alectoris rufa

c.1888 - Frenchay

 

GREY PARTRIDGE

Perdix perdix

 

 

PHEASANT

Phasianus colchicus

 

 

 

 

 

 

  DIVERS  (4)

 

 

 

 

RED-THROATED DIVER

Gavia stellata

January 6th 1960 - Shepperdine

H Boyd

BLACK-THROATED DIVER

Gavia arctica

May 6th 1991 - New Passage

B Lancastle

PACIFIC DIVER

Gavia pacifica

November 27th 2009 - Severn Beach

M Hayes, R Reader

GREAT NORTHERN DIVER

Gavia immer

December 14th 1983 - Aust Warth

 

 

 

 

 

  SEABIRDS  (11/ 1)

 

 

 

 

FULMAR

Fulmarus glacialis

 

 

CORY’S SHEARWATER

Calonectris borealis

November 26th 2000 - Severn Beach

P Bowerman, B Lancastle, R Reader

SOOTY SHEARWATER

Puffinus griseus

September 7th 1974 - Aust Warth

R Thomas

MANX SHEARWATER

Puffinus puffinus

 

 

BALEARIC SHEARWATER

Puffinus mauretanicus

September 12th 1988 - New Passage

A Merritt

STORM PETREL

Hydrobates pelagicus

October 21st 1824 - Alveston

 

LEACH'S PETREL

Oceanodroma leucorhoa

October 7th 1938 - Aust Warth

 

BLACK-BELLIED STORM PETREL

Fregetta grallaria

November 25th 2009 - Severn Beach

J Martin, A Gaunt, A Dickie, R Greer

GANNET

Morus bassanus

 

 

CORMORANT

Phalacrocorax carbo

 

 

Continental Cormorant

Phalacrocorax carbo sinensis

January 15th 2001 - Oldbury Power Station

 

SHAG

Phalacrocorax aristotelis

August 1951 - Cromhall

 

   

 

 

  BITTERN/ HERON - ETC  (10)

 

 

 

 

BITTERN

Botaurus stellaris

January 1891 - Hambrook

 

NIGHT HERON

Nycticorax nycticorax

November 19th 1971 - Severnside

L Alder, P Garvey

CATTLE EGRET

Bubulcus ibis

April 24th 1993 - Littleton Warth

M Lawlor, A Musgrove, T Williamson

LITTLE EGRET

Egretta garzetta

May 24th 1993 - Northwick Warth

P Bowerman

GREAT WHITE EGRET

Ardea alba

November 30th 2012 - Almondsbury

C Heyworth

GREY HERON

Ardea cinerea

 

 

WHITE STORK

Ciconia ciconia

May 23rd 1971 - Hallen

 

GLOSSY IBIS

Plegadis falcinellus

October 14th 2009 - Severn Beach

P Buckle, P Baber

SPOONBILL

Platalea leucorodia

April 18th 1998 - Severn Beach

R Mielcarek

COMMON CRANE

Grus grus

January 3rd 2000 - Severn Beach

B Lancastle

 

 

 

 

  GREBES  (4)

 

 

 

 

LITTLE GREBE

Tachybaptus ruficollis

 

 

GREAT CRESTED GREBE

Podiceps cristatus

 

 

SLAVONIAN GREBE

Podiceps auritus

April 27th 1989 - New Passage

P Bowerman, S Hale

BLACK-NECKED GREBE

Podiceps nigricollis

October 24th 1996 - New Passage

P Bowerman, R Reader

 

 

 

 

  RAPTORS  (17)

 

 

 

 

HONEY BUZZARD

Pernis apivorus

c.1879 - Tortworth

 

BLACK KITE

Milvus migrans

May 26th 2009 - Marshfield

J Mackenzie-Grieve

RED KITE

Milvus milvus

March 3rd 1957 - Tockington

A Billett

WHITE-TAILED EAGLE

Haliaeetus albicilla

December 1871 - Dodington Park

Rickards - 1872

MARSH HARRIER

Circus aeruginosus

May 1st 1983 - Oldbury Power Station

 

HEN HARRIER

Circus cyaneus

November 2nd 1980 - Northwick Warth

B Lancastle

PALLID HARRIER

Circus macrourus

April 12th 2016 - Marshfield

M Hayes

MONTAGU’S HARRIER

Circus pygargus

May 25th 1958 - Marshfield

B King

GOSHAWK

Accipiter gentilis

June 5th 1989 - Thornbury

D Payne, L Payne

SPARROWHAWK

Accipiter nisus

 

 

COMMON BUZZARD

Buteo buteo

 

 

OSPREY

Pandion haliaetus

c.1860 - Tortworth

 

KESTREL

Falco tinnunculus

 

 

RED-FOOTED FALCON

Falco vespertinus

September 16th 1974 - Shepperdine

Swaine; in lit. - 1982

MERLIN

Falco columbarius

 

 

HOBBY

Falco subbuteo

 

 

PEREGRINE

Falco peregrinus

 

 

     

 

  RAILS/ CRAKES - ETC  (5)

 

 

 

 

WATER RAIL

Rallus aquaticus

 

 

SPOTTED CRAKE

Porzana porzana

September 1891 - Stoke Gifford

 

CORNCRAKE

Crex crex

October 30th 1938 - Patchway

 

MOORHEN

Gallinula chloropus

 

 

COOT

Fulica atra

 

 
   

 

 

  WADERS  (43/ 6)

 

 

 

 

STONE CURLEW

Burhinus oedicnemus

July 27th 1999 - New Passage

P Bowerman

BLACK-WINGED STILT

Himantopus himantopus

c.1848 - Thornbury

 

AVOCET

Recurvirostra avosetta

December 1900 - Thornbury

 

OYSTERCATCHER

Haematopus ostralegus

 

 

GREY PLOVER

Pluvialis squatarola

 

 

GOLDEN PLOVER

Pluvialis apricaria

 

 

Icelandic Golden Plover

Pluvialis apricaria altifrons

July 13th 2014 - Northwick Warth

 

AMERICAN GOLDEN PLOVER

Pluvialis dominica

January 1st 2002 - New Passage

B Lancastle, P Bowerman

DOTTEREL

Charadrius morinellus

September 14th 1974 - Severn Beach

R Thomas

RINGED PLOVER

Charadrius hiaticula

 

 

Tundra Ringed Plover

Charadrius hiaticula tundra

 

 

LITTLE RINGED PLOVER

Charadrius dubius

 

 

LAPWING

Vanellus vanellus

 

 

KENTISH PLOVER

Anarhynchus alexandrinus

May 4th 1947 - Severn Beach

British Birds, Vol. XL

WHIMBREL

Numenius phaeopus

 

 

CURLEW

Numenius arquata

 

 

BLACK-TAILED GODWIT

Limosa limosa islandica

 

 

Continental Black-tailed Godwit

Limosa limosa limosa

 

 

BAR-TAILED GODWIT

Limosa lapponica

 

 

TURNSTONE

Arenaria interpres

 

 

KNOT

Calidris canutus

 

 

RUFF

Calidris pugnax

 

 

BROAD-BILLED SANDPIPER

Calidris falcinellus

August 20th 1983 - Oldbury Power Station

K Vinicombe

CURLEW SANDPIPER

Calidris ferruginea

 

 

TEMMINCK’S STINT

Calidris temminckii

April 29th 1984 - Oldbury Power Station

L Tucker, K Vinicombe

SANDERLING

Calidris alba

 

 

DUNLIN

Calidris alpina schinzii

 

 

Northern Dunlin

Calidris alpina alpina

 

 

Greenland Dunlin

Calidris alpina arctica

May 20th 2008 - Severn Beach

J Martin

PURPLE SANDPIPER

Calidris maritima

January 1892 - New Passage

 

LITTLE STINT

Calidris minuta

 

 

WHITE-RUMPED SANDPIPER

Calidris fuscicollis

September 12th 1985 - Severn Beach

P Bowerman, B Lancastle, P Chadwick

BUFF-BREASTED SANDPIPER

Calidris subruficollis

September 30th 1989 - New Passage

P Bowerman

PECTORAL SANDPIPER

Calidris melanotos

September 17th 1989 - Oldbury Power Station

K Vinicombe

SEMIPALMATED SANDPIPER

Calidris pusilla

August 12th 1990 - Oldbury Power Station

K Vinicombe

RED-NECKED PHALAROPE

Phalaropus lobatus

October 8th 2001 - Severn Beach

P Bowerman

GREY PHALAROPE

Phalaropus fulicarius

October 21st 1949 - Stoke Gifford

J Walker

TEREK SANDPIPER

Xenus cinereus

September 20th 1986 - Severn Beach

B Lancastle, N Lacy

COMMON SANDPIPER

Actitis hypoleucos

 

 

GREEN SANDPIPER

Tringa ochropus

 

 

SPOTTED REDSHANK

Tringa erythropus

November 17th 1954 - Shepperdine

G Moule

GREENSHANK

Tringa nebularia

 

 

WOOD SANDPIPER

Tringa glareola

August 13th 1943 - Marshfield

H Davis

COMMON REDSHANK

Tringa totanus

 

 

Icelandic Redshank

Tringa totanus robusta

 

 

JACK SNIPE

Lymnocryptes minimus

December 1935 - Stoke Gifford

 

LONG-BILLED DOWITCHER

Limnodromus scolopaceus

October 16th 1977 - Aust Warth

P Chadwick, B Lancastle, N Lacy

WOODCOCK

Scolopax rusticola

 

 

COMMON SNIPE

Gallinago gallinago

 

 

   

 

 

  SKUA'S  (4)

 

 

 

 

POMARINE SKUA

Stercorarius pomarinus

November 1879 - New Passage

 

ARCTIC SKUA

Stercorarius parasiticus

June 1st 1941 - Littleton Warth

 

LONG-TAILED SKUA

Stercorarius longicaudus

October 4th 1981 - New Passage

P Marsh, A Foord

GREAT SKUA

Stercorarius skua

 

 

 

 

 

 

  AUKS  (5)

 

 

 

 

PUFFIN

Fratercula arctica

October 1935 - Filton

 

BLACK GUILLEMOT

Cepphus grylle

October 27th 1999 - Severn Beach

B Lancastle

RAZORBILL

Alca torda

 

 

LITTLE AUK

Alle alle

October 1841 - Severnside

 

GUILLEMOT

Uria aalge

 

 

 

 

 

 

  TERNS  (8)

 

 

 

 

LITTLE TERN

Sternula albifrons

May 9th 1945 - Severn Beach

H Davis

WHISKERED TERN

Chlidonias hybrida

May 10th 2016 - Oldbury Power Station

P Hazelwood

BLACK TERN

Chlidonias niger

 

 

WHITE-WINGED BLACK TERN

Chlidonias leucopterus

May 3rd 1990 - Aust Warth

P Chadwick

SANDWICH TERN

Sterna sandvicensis

 

 

COMMON TERN

Sterna hirundo

 

 

ROSEATE TERN

Sterna dougallii

May 1st 1990 - New Passage

P Bowerman

ARCTIC TERN

Sterna paradisaea

 

 

 

 

 

 

  GULLS  (16/ 3)

 

 

 

 

SABINE’S GULL

Xema sabini

September 13th 1980 - New Passage

B Lancastle, N Lacy, R Thomas

KITTIWAKE

Rissa tridactyla

 

 

BLACK-HEADED GULL

Chroicocephalus ridibundus

 

 

LITTLE GULL

Hydrocoloeus minutus

 

 

LAUGHING GULL

Larus atricilla

May 1st 2012 - Severn Beach

P Bowerman, B Lancastle

FRANKLIN’S GULL

Larus pipixcan

May 19th 1984 - Severn Beach

P Bowerman, B Lancastle

MEDITERRANEAN GULL

Larus melanocephalus

March 18th 1979 - Stoke Gifford

P Chadwick

COMMON GULL

Larus canus

 

 

RING-BILLED GULL

Larus delawarensis

February 28th 1987 - New Passage

B Lancastle

LESSER BLACK-BACKED GULL

Larus fuscus

 

 

Continental Lesser Black-backed Gull

Larus fuscus intermedius

 

 

HERRING GULL

Larus argentatus argenteus

 

 

Scandinavian Herring Gull

Larus argentatus argentatus

 

 

YELLOW-LEGGED GULL

Larus michahellis

November 1989 - New Passage

 

CASPIAN GULL

Larus cachinnans

November 16th 2002 - Harnhill CAS

J Martin, R Reader

ICELAND GULL

Larus glaucoides

February 23rd 1940 - Stoke Gifford

 

Kumlien’s Gull

Larus glaucoides kumlieni

June 30th 1996 - Oldbury Power Station

J Martin, D Payne, K Vinicombe

GLAUCOUS GULL

Larus hyperboreus

Winter c.1840 - Severnside

Yarrell: History of British Birds

GREAT BLACK-BACKED GULL

Larus marinus

 

 

   

 

 

  SANDGROUSE/ DOVES/ PIGEON/ CUCKOO/ PARAKEET  (8)

 

 

 

 

PALLAS’S SANDGROUSE

Syrrhaptes paradoxus

June 3rd 1888 - Hambrook

 

ROCK DOVE

Columba livia

 

 

STOCK DOVE

Columba oenas

 

 

WOODPIGEON

Columba palumbus

 

 

COLLARED DOVE

Streptopelia decaocto

 

 

TURTLE DOVE

Streptopelia turtur

Spring/ summer 1962 - Marshfield

 

CUCKOO

Cuculus canorus

 

 

RING-NECKED PARAKEET

Psittacula krameri

September 28th 1996 - Brentry

 

 

 

 

 

  OWLS/ NIGHTJAR  (6)

 

 

 

 

BARN OWL

Tyto alba

 

 

LITTLE OWL

Athene noctua

 

 

TAWNY OWL

Strix aluco

 

 

LONG-EARED OWL

Asio otus

1897 - Frampton Cotterell

 

SHORT-EARED OWL

Asio flammeus

October 6th 1942 - Severn Beach

 

NIGHTJAR

Caprimulgus europaeus

May 21st 1944 - Filton

 

   

 

 

  SWIFT/ KINGFISHER/ BEE-EATER/ HOOPOE  (5)

 

 

 

 

COMMON SWIFT

Apus apus

 

 

ALPINE SWIFT

Apus melba

April 11th 1993 - Aust Cliffs

S Hale

HOOPOE

Upupa epops

c.1878 - Charfield

 

EUROPEAN BEE-EATER

Merops apiaster

May 13th 2007 - Severn Beach

P Bowerman

KINGFISHER

Alcedo atthis

 

 

 

 

 

 

  WOODPECKERS  (4)

 

 

 

 

WRYNECK

Jynx torquilla

c.1829 - Alveston

 

GREEN WOODPECKER

Picus viridis

 

 

GREAT SPOTTED WOODPECKER

Dendrocopos major

 

 

LESSER SPOTTED WOODPECKER

Dryobates minor

February 1st 1942 - Little Stoke

 

 

 

 

 

  ORIOLE/ SHRIKE  (4)

 

 

 

 

GOLDEN ORIOLE

Oriolus oriolus

June 1954 - Littleton

 

RED-BACKED SHRIKE

Lanius collurio

c.1874 - Hallen

 

GREAT GREY SHRIKE

Lanius excubitor

January 1891 - Dyrham Park

 

WOODCHAT SHRIKE

Lanius senator

July 23rd 1989 - Marshfield

M Hayes, P Cleave, T Worsfold, M Morse

 

 

 

 

  CORVID  (7/ 2)

 

 

 

 

MAGPIE

Pica pica

 

 

JAY

Garrulus glandarius

 

 

Continental Jay

Garrulus glandarius glandarius

 

 

JACKDAW

Corvus monedula spermologus

 

 

Nordic Jackdaw

Corvus monedula monedula

January 25th 2008 - Marshfield

R Laughton

ROOK

Corvus frugilegus

 

 

CARRION CROW

Corvus corone

 

 

HOODED CROW

Corvus cornix

c.1920 - Stoke Gifford

 

RAVEN

Corvus corax

 

 

   

 

 

  TITS/ NUTHATCH/ TREECREEPER/ WREN  (11/ 1)

 

 

 

 

PENDULINE TIT

Remiz pendulinus

March 11th 2015 - Dyrham Park

M Sheldon

BLUE TIT

Cyanistes caeruleus

 

 

GREAT TIT

Parus major

 

 

COAL TIT

Periparus ater

 

 

Continental Coal Tit

Periparus ater ater

April 18th 2013 - Bitton

B Edge

WILLOW TIT

Poecile montana

September 24th 1940 - Stoke Gifford

 

MARSH TIT

Poecile palustris

 

 

BEARDED TIT

Panurus biarmicus

April 5th 1981 - Littleton Warth

J Humphris, J Ryman

LONG-TAILED TIT

Aegithalos caudatus

 

 

NUTHATCH

Sitta europaea

 

 

TREECREEPER

Certhia familiaris

 

 

WREN

Troglodytes troglodytes

 

 

 

 

 

 

  LARKS/ WAGTAILS/ PIPITS  (13/ 4)

 

 

 

 

WOODLARK

Lullula arborea

September 9th 1941 - Severn Beach

 

SKYLARK

Alauda arvensis

 

 

SHORELARK

Eremophila alpestris

January 31st 1960 - Severn Beach

H Davis

YELLOW WAGTAIL

Motacilla flava

 

 

EASTERN YELLOW WAGTAIL

Motacilla flava simillima

December 16th 1993 - Aust STW

P Bowerman

Blue-headed Wagtail

Motacilla flava flava

April 23rd 1954 - Severn Beach

W Holmes

Grey-headed Wagtail

Motacilla flava thunbergi

September 26th 2009 - Northwick Warth

J Martin, B Lancastle

GREY WAGTAIL

Motacilla cinerea

 

 

Pied Wagtail

Motacilla alba

 

 

WHITE WAGTAIL

Motacilla a alba

 

 

RICHARDS PIPIT

Anthus richardi

November 27th 1993 - Aust Warth

B Lancastle

TREE PIPIT

Anthus trivialis

 

 

MEADOW PIPIT

Anthus pratensis

 

 

RED-THROATED PIPIT

Anthus cervinus

April 22nd 2012 - Northwick Warth

J Martin, B Lancastle

ROCK PIPIT

Anthus petrosus

 

 

Scandinavian Rock Pipit

Anthus petrosus littoralis

March 1870 - New Passage

 

WATER PIPIT

Anthus spinoletta

April 1st 1960 - New Passage

W Holmes

 

 

 

 

  MARTINS/ SWALLOWS  (4)

 

 

 

 

SAND MARTIN

Riparia riparia

 

 

HOUSE MARTIN

Delichon urbicum

 

 

SWALLOW

Hirundo rustica

 

 

RED-RUMPED SWALLOW

Cecropis daurica

September 16th 1977 - New Passage

P Evans, G Youdale

 

 

 

 

  WARBLERS  (19/ 3)

 

 

 

 

CETTI’S WARBLER

Cettia cetti

April 24th 1994 - Littleton Warth

A Musgrove

YELLOW-BROWED WARBLER

Phylloscopus inornatus

October 12th 2001 - Old Passage

R Reader

WOOD WARBLER

Phylloscopus sibilatrix

May 7th 1944 - Petty France

 

COMMON CHIFFCHAFF

Phylloscopus collybita

 

 

Scandinavian Chiffchaff

Phylloscopus collybita abietinus

September 9th 1995 - Severn Beach

 

Siberian Chiffchaff

Phylloscopus collybita tristis

January 1st 2005 - Emerson's Green

A Jordan

WILLOW WARBLER

Phylloscopus trochilus

 

 

Northern Willow Warbler

Phylloscopus trochilus acredula

May 1913 - Cowhill

 

BLACKCAP

Sylvia atricapilla

 

 

GARDEN WARBLER

Sylvia borin

 

 

LESSER WHITETHROAT

Sylvia curruca

 

 

SUBALPINE WARBLER

Sylvia cantillans

May 2nd 2004 - Severn Beach

J Martin

COMMON WHITETHROAT

Sylvia communis

 

 

DARTFORD WARBLER

Sylvia undata

October 5th 2005 - Northwick Warth

M Woodman-Smith

GRASSHOPPER WARBLER

Locustella naevia

May 1935 - Almondsbury

 

ICTERINE WARBLER

Hippolais icterina

May 15th 1992 - Brentry

M Dadds

SEDGE WARBLER

Acrocephalus schoenobaenus

 

 

AQUATIC WARBLER

Acrocephalus paludicola

August 14th 1976 - Littleton Warth

P Rossiter

MARSH WARBLER

Acrocephalus palustris

June 1909 - Patchway

 

REED WARBLER

Acrocephalus scirpaceus

 

 

GOLDCREST

Regulus regulus

 

 

FIRECREST

Regulus ignicapilla

January 5th 1980 - Hanham

N Warren

       

  WAXWING/ STARLINGS/ DIPPER  (4)

 

 

 

 

WAXWING

Bombycilla garrulus

February 23rd 1947 - Filton

C Taylor

COMMON STARLING

Sturnus vulgaris

 

 

ROSE-COLOURED STARLING

Pastor roseus

December 8th 2000 - Hanham

R Laughton

DIPPER

Cinclus cinclus

 

 

   

 

 

  FLYCATCHERS/ CHATS/ THRUSHES  (20/ 5)

 

 

 

 

SPOTTED FLYCATCHER

Muscicapa striata

 

 

PIED FLYCATCHER

Ficedula hypoleuca

 

 

RING OUZEL

Turdus torquatus

Spring 1899 - Almondsbury

 

BLACKBIRD

Turdus merula

 

 

Continental Blackbird

Turdus merula merula

 

 

FIELDFARE

Turdus pilaris

 

 

SONG THRUSH

Turdus philomelos

 

 

Continental Song Thrush

Turdus philomelos philomelos

 

 

REDWING

Turdus iliacus

 

 

Icelandic Redwing

Turdus iliacus coburni

 

 

MISTLE THRUSH

Turdus viscivorus

 

 

ROBIN

Erithacus rubecula

 

 

DUNNOCK

Prunella modularis

 

 

NIGHTINGALE

Luscinia megarhynchos

Pre 1962

H Davis

RED-SPOTTED BLUETHROAT

Luscinia svecica

May 14th 1998 - Marshfield

P Chadwick

White-spotted Bluethroat

Luscinia ssvecica cyanecula

June 19th 2010 - Staple Hill

J Farley

RED-FLANKED BLUETAIL

Tarsiger cyanurus

February 3rd 2014 - Marshfield

J Barnett

BLACK REDSTART

Phoenicurus ochruros

March 28th 1937 - Severn Beach

 

COMMON REDSTART

Phoenicurus phoenicurus

 

 

WHINCHAT

Saxicola rubetra

 

 

STONECHAT

Saxicola rubicola

 

 

NORTHERN WHEATEAR

Oenanthe oenanthe

 

 

Greenland Wheatear

Oenanthe oenanthe leucorhoa

March 1959 - Severn Beach

 

DESERT WHEATEAR

Oenanthe deserti

December 11th 2013 - Severn Beach

P Bowerman

PIED WHEATEAR

Oenanthe pleschanka

October 25th 2011 - Oldbury-on-Severn

D Spittle

 

 

 

 

  FINCHES/ BUNTINGS (21/ 2)

 

 

 

 

HOUSE SPARROW

Passer domesticus

 

 

TREE SPARROW

Passer montanus

 

 

CHAFFINCH

Fringilla coelebs

 

 

Continental Chaffinch

Fringilla coelebs solomkoi

   

BRAMBLING

Fringilla montifringilla

 

 

HAWFINCH

Coccothraustes coccothraustes

c.1874 - Almondsbury

 

COMMON ROSEFINCH

Carpodacus erythrinus

September 22nd 2001 - Downend

A Jordan

BULLFINCH

Pyrrhula pyrrhula

 

 

GREENFINCH

Chloris chloris

 

 

LINNET

Linaria cannabina

 

 

TWITE

Linaria flavirostris

January 6th 1978 - Severnside

 

Lesser Redpoll

Acanthis cabaret

 

 

COMMON REDPOLL

Acanthis flammea

February 10th 2004 - Thornbury

M Plenty

COMMON CROSSBILL

Loxia curvirostra

c.1829

 

GOLDFINCH

Carduelis carduelis

 

 

SISKIN

Spinus spinus

 

 

LAPLAND BUNTING

Calcarius lapponicus

December 18th 1981 - Severn Beach

G Youdale

SNOW BUNTING

Plectrophenax nivalis

January 2nd 1948 - Aust

 

BLACK-HEADED BUNTING

Emberiza melanocephala

June 7th 2009 - Yate

M Coller

CORN BUNTING

Emberiza calandra

 

 

CIRL BUNTING

Emberiza cirlus

c.1845 - Alveston

 

YELLOWHAMMER

Emberiza citrinella

 

 

REED BUNTING

Emberiza schoeniclus

 

 

 

 

 

 

  RECORDED IN S. GLOUCESTERSHIRE BUT NOT INCLUDED IN THE SYSTEMATIC LIST

 

 

 

 

Channel Wagtail (hybrid)

motacilla flava/ flavissima

May 18th 2009 - Northwick Warth

P Bowerman

Diver spp.

gavia spp.

 

 

Great Bustard

otis tarda

January 10th 2008 - Keynsham

J Aldridge

Harrier spp.

circus spp.

 

 

Skua spp.

stercorarius spp.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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