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