Bird List with Blog

This is the British bird list as compiled by the British Ornithologists’ Union (as captured on 31 October 2016), matched with my list of birds photographed anywhere in the world, and which have been the subject of at least one blog entry.

  1. Mute Swan – Cygnus olor
  2. Bewick’s Swan – Cygnus columbianus
  3. Whooper Swan – Cygnus cygnus
  4. Greylag Goose – Anser anser
  5. (Greater) Canada Goose – Branta canadensis
  6. Barnacle Goose – Branta leucopsis
  7. Red-breasted Goose – Branta ruficollis
  8. Egyptian Goose – Alopochen aegyptiaca
  9. Shelduck – Tadorna tadorna
  10. Mandarin Duck – Aix galericulata
  11. Wigeon – Anas penelope
  12. Gadwall – Anas strepera
  13. Teal – Anas crecca
  14. Mallard – Anas platyrhynchos
  15. Pintail – Anas acuta
  16. Shoveler – Anas clypeata
  17. Red-crested Pochard – Netta rufina
  18. Pochard – Aythya ferina
  19. Tufted Duck – Aythya fuligula
  20. Eider – Somateria mollissima
  21. Goldeneye – Bucephala clangula
  22. Smew – Mergellus albellus
  23. Red-breasted Merganser – Mergus serrator
  24. Goosander – Mergus merganser
  25. Pheasant – Phasianus colchicus
  26. Fulmar – Fulmarus glacialis
  27. Manx Shearwater – Puffinus puffinus
  28. Red-billed Tropicbird – Phaethon aethereus
  29. Gannet – Morus bassanus
  30. Cormorant – Phalacrocorax carbo
  31. Shag – Phalacrocorax aristotelis
  32. Magnificent Frigatebird – Fregata magnificens
  33. Night-heron – Nycticorax nycticorax
  34. Squacco Heron – Ardeola ralloides
  35. Cattle Egret – Bubulcus ibis
  36. Snowy Egret – Egretta thula
  37. Little Egret – Egretta garzetta
  38. Great White Egret – Ardea alba
  39. Grey Heron – Ardea cinerea
  40. Great Blue Heron – Ardea herodias
  41. Black Stork – Ciconia nigra
  42. White Stork – Ciconia ciconia
  43. Glossy Ibis – Plegadis falcinellus
  44. Spoonbill – Platalea leucorodia
  45. Little Grebe – Tachybaptus ruficollis
  46. Great Crested Grebe – Podiceps cristatus
  47. Black Kite – Milvus migrans
  48. Red Kite – Milvus milvus
  49. Buzzard – Buteo buteo
  50. Osprey – Pandion haliaetus
  51. Kestrel – Falco tinnunculus
  52. Merlin – Falco columbarius
  53. Peregrine – Falco peregrinus
  54. Water Rail – Rallus aquaticus
  55. Moorhen – Gallinula chloropus
  56. Coot – Fulica atra
  57. Crane – Grus grus
  58. Sandhill Crane – Grus canadensis
  59. Oystercatcher – Haematopus ostralegus
  60. Black-winged Stilt – Himantopus himantopus
  61. Avocet – Recurvirostra avosetta
  62. Little Ringed Plover – Charadrius dubius
  63. Ringed Plover – Charadrius hiaticula
  64. Lapwing – Vanellus vanellus
  65. Ruff – Philomachus pugnax
  66. Dunlin – Calidris alpina
  67. Snipe – Gallinago gallinago
  68. Black-tailed Godwit – Limosa limosa
  69. Curlew – Numenius arquata
  70. Common Sandpiper – Actitis hypoleucos
  71. Greenshank – Tringa nebularia
  72. Redshank – Tringa totanus
  73. Turnstone – Arenaria interpres
  74. Great Skua – Stercorarius skua
  75. Kittiwake – Rissa tridactyla
  76. Slender-billed Gull – Chroicocephalus genei
  77. Black-headed Gull – Chroicocephalus ridibundus
  78. Mediterranean Gull – Larus melanocephalus
  79. Common Gull – Larus canus
  80. Lesser Black-backed Gull – Larus fuscus
  81. Herring Gull – Larus argentatus
  82. Yellow-legged Gull – Larus michahellis
  83. Great Black-backed Gull – Larus marinus
  84. Little Tern – Sternula albifrons
  85. Sandwich Tern – Sterna sandvicensis
  86. Common Tern – Sterna hirundo
  87. Arctic Tern – Sterna paradisaea
  88. Guillemot – Uria aalge
  89. Razorbill – Alca torda
  90. Black Guillemot – Cepphus grylle
  91. Puffin – Fratercula arctica
  92. Rock Dove / Feral Pigeon – Columba livia
  93. Woodpigeon – Columba palumbus
  94. Collared Dove – Streptopelia decaocto
  95. Ring-necked Parakeet – Psittacula krameri
  96. Scops Owl – Otus scops
  97. Little Owl – Athene noctua
  98. Short-eared Owl – Asio flammeus
  99. Swift – Apus apus
  100. Alpine Swift – Tachymarptis melba melba
  101. Kingfisher – Alcedo atthis
  102. Bee-eater – Merops apiaster
  103. Hoopoe – Upupa epops
  104. Green Woodpecker – Picus viridis
  105. Great Spotted Woodpecker – Dendrocopos major
  106. Golden Oriole – Oriolus oriolus
  107. Red-backed Shrike – Lanius collurio
  108. Woodchat Shrike – Lanius senator
  109. Chough – Pyrrhocorax pyrrhocorax
  110. Magpie – Pica pica
  111. Jay – Garrulus glandarius
  112. Jackdaw – Corvus monedula
  113. Rook – Corvus frugilegus
  114. Carrion Crow – Corvus corone
  115. Hooded Crow – Corvus cornix
  116. Raven – Corvus corax
  117. Blue Tit – Cyanistes caeruleus
  118. Great Tit – Parus major
  119. Coal Tit – Periparus ater
  120. Crested Lark – Galerida cristata
  121. Skylark – Alauda arvensis
  122. Swallow – Hirundo rustica
  123. House Martin – Delichon urbicum
  124. Long-tailed Tit – Aegithalos caudatus
  125. Chiffchaff – Phylloscopus collybita
  126. Willow Warbler – Phylloscopus trochilus
  127. Blackcap – Sylvia atricapilla
  128. Whitethroat – Sylvia communis
  129. Sardinian Warbler – Sylvia melanocephala
  130. Great Reed Warbler – Acrocephalus arundinaceus
  131. Nuthatch – Sitta europaea
  132. Wren – Troglodytes troglodytes
  133. Starling – Sturnus vulgaris
  134. Dipper – Cinclus cinclus
  135. Blackbird – Turdus merula
  136. Song Thrush – Turdus philomelos
  137. Redwing – Turdus iliacus
  138. Mistle Thrush – Turdus viscivorus
  139. Spotted Flycatcher – Muscicapa striata
  140. Robin – Erithacus rubecula
  141. Black Redstart – Phoenicurus ochruros
  142. Redstart – Phoenicurus phoenicurus
  143. Blue Rock Thrush – Monticola solitarius
  144. Stonechat – Saxicola torquatus
  145. Wheatear – Oenanthe oenanthe
  146. Dunnock – Prunella modularis
  147. House Sparrow – Passer domesticus
  148. Spanish Sparrow – Passer hispaniolensis
  149. Tree Sparrow – Passer montanus
  150. Grey Wagtail – Motacilla cinerea
  151. Pied Wagtail – Motacilla alba
  152. Meadow Pipit – Anthus pratensis
  153. Rock Pipit – Anthus petrosus
  154. Chaffinch – Fringilla coelebs
  155. Greenfinch – Chloris chloris
  156. Serin – Serinus serinus
  157. Goldfinch – Carduelis carduelis
  158. Linnet – Carduelis cannabina
  159. Common Redpoll – Acanthis flammea
  160. Common Crossbill – Loxia curvirostra
  161. Bullfinch – Pyrrhula pyrrhula
  162. Yellowhammer – Emberiza citrinella
  163. Cirl Bunting – Emberiza cirlus
  164. Reed Bunting – Emberiza schoeniclus
  165. Corn Bunting – Emberiza calandra
  166. Yellow Warbler – Setophaga petechia
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