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