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. Spoonbill – Platalea leucorodia
  44. Little Grebe – Tachybaptus ruficollis
  45. Great Crested Grebe – Podiceps cristatus
  46. Black Kite – Milvus migrans
  47. Red Kite – Milvus milvus
  48. Buzzard – Buteo buteo
  49. Osprey – Pandion haliaetus
  50. Kestrel – Falco tinnunculus
  51. Merlin – Falco columbarius
  52. Peregrine – Falco peregrinus
  53. Moorhen – Gallinula chloropus
  54. Coot – Fulica atra
  55. Crane – Grus grus
  56. Sandhill Crane – Grus canadensis
  57. Oystercatcher – Haematopus ostralegus
  58. Black-winged Stilt – Himantopus himantopus
  59. Avocet – Recurvirostra avosetta
  60. Little Ringed Plover – Charadrius dubius
  61. Ringed Plover – Charadrius hiaticula
  62. Lapwing – Vanellus vanellus
  63. Ruff – Philomachus pugnax
  64. Dunlin – Calidris alpina
  65. Snipe – Gallinago gallinago
  66. Black-tailed Godwit – Limosa limosa
  67. Curlew – Numenius arquata
  68. Common Sandpiper – Actitis hypoleucos
  69. Greenshank – Tringa nebularia
  70. Redshank – Tringa totanus
  71. Turnstone – Arenaria interpres
  72. Great Skua – Stercorarius skua
  73. Kittiwake – Rissa tridactyla
  74. Slender-billed Gull – Chroicocephalus genei
  75. Black-headed Gull – Chroicocephalus ridibundus
  76. Common Gull – Larus canus
  77. Lesser Black-backed Gull – Larus fuscus
  78. Herring Gull – Larus argentatus
  79. Yellow-legged Gull – Larus michahellis
  80. Great Black-backed Gull – Larus marinus
  81. Little Tern – Sternula albifrons
  82. Sandwich Tern – Sterna sandvicensis
  83. Common Tern – Sterna hirundo
  84. Arctic Tern – Sterna paradisaea
  85. Guillemot – Uria aalge
  86. Razorbill – Alca torda
  87. Black Guillemot – Cepphus grylle
  88. Puffin – Fratercula arctica
  89. Rock Dove / Feral Pigeon – Columba livia
  90. Woodpigeon – Columba palumbus
  91. Collared Dove – Streptopelia decaocto
  92. Ring-necked Parakeet – Psittacula krameri
  93. Scops Owl – Otus scops
  94. Little Owl – Athene noctua
  95. Short-eared Owl – Asio flammeus
  96. Swift – Apus apus
  97. Alpine Swift – Tachymarptis melba melba
  98. Kingfisher – Alcedo atthis
  99. Bee-eater – Merops apiaster
  100. Hoopoe – Upupa epops
  101. Green Woodpecker – Picus viridis
  102. Great Spotted Woodpecker – Dendrocopos major
  103. Golden Oriole – Oriolus oriolus
  104. Red-backed Shrike – Lanius collurio
  105. Woodchat Shrike – Lanius senator
  106. Chough – Pyrrhocorax pyrrhocorax
  107. Magpie – Pica pica
  108. Jay – Garrulus glandarius
  109. Jackdaw – Corvus monedula
  110. Rook – Corvus frugilegus
  111. Carrion Crow – Corvus corone
  112. Hooded Crow – Corvus cornix
  113. Raven – Corvus corax
  114. Blue Tit – Cyanistes caeruleus
  115. Great Tit – Parus major
  116. Coal Tit – Periparus ater
  117. Crested Lark – Galerida cristata
  118. Skylark – Alauda arvensis
  119. Swallow – Hirundo rustica
  120. House Martin – Delichon urbicum
  121. Long-tailed Tit – Aegithalos caudatus
  122. Chiffchaff – Phylloscopus collybita
  123. Willow Warbler – Phylloscopus trochilus
  124. Blackcap – Sylvia atricapilla
  125. Whitethroat – Sylvia communis
  126. Sardinian Warbler – Sylvia melanocephala
  127. Great Reed Warbler – Acrocephalus arundinaceus
  128. Nuthatch – Sitta europaea
  129. Wren – Troglodytes troglodytes
  130. Starling – Sturnus vulgaris
  131. Dipper – Cinclus cinclus
  132. Blackbird – Turdus merula
  133. Song Thrush – Turdus philomelos
  134. Redwing – Turdus iliacus
  135. Mistle Thrush – Turdus viscivorus
  136. Spotted Flycatcher – Muscicapa striata
  137. Robin – Erithacus rubecula
  138. Black Redstart – Phoenicurus ochruros
  139. Redstart – Phoenicurus phoenicurus
  140. Blue Rock Thrush – Monticola solitarius
  141. Stonechat – Saxicola torquatus
  142. Wheatear – Oenanthe oenanthe
  143. Dunnock – Prunella modularis
  144. House Sparrow – Passer domesticus
  145. Spanish Sparrow – Passer hispaniolensis
  146. Tree Sparrow – Passer montanus
  147. Grey Wagtail – Motacilla cinerea
  148. Pied Wagtail – Motacilla alba
  149. Meadow Pipit – Anthus pratensis
  150. Rock Pipit – Anthus petrosus
  151. Chaffinch – Fringilla coelebs
  152. Greenfinch – Chloris chloris
  153. Serin – Serinus serinus
  154. Goldfinch – Carduelis carduelis
  155. Linnet – Carduelis cannabina
  156. Common Redpoll – Acanthis flammea
  157. Common Crossbill – Loxia curvirostra
  158. Bullfinch – Pyrrhula pyrrhula
  159. Yellowhammer – Emberiza citrinella
  160. Cirl Bunting – Emberiza cirlus
  161. Reed Bunting – Emberiza schoeniclus
  162. Corn Bunting – Emberiza calandra
  163. Yellow Warbler – Setophaga petechia
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