2017 - Bird Species Recorded

Swindon and within a 10 mile radius

*Birds first seen in bold red with dates
(Species of real interest in Pink)

Species
Great Northern Diver
Great Crested Grebe (1 Jan)
Little Grebe (1 Jan)
Black-necked Grebe
Cormorant (3 Jan)
Shag
Bittern (22 Apr)
Cattle Egret (1 Jan)
Great White Egret (18 Jan)
Little Egret (11 Jan)
Grey Heron (1 Jan)
White Stork
Mute Swan (1 Jan)
Bewick's Swan
Greylag Goose (5 Jan)
White-fronted Goose
Barnacle Goose
Canada Goose (1 Jan)
Shelduck (5 Jan)
Ruddy Shelduck (26 Feb)
Egyptian Goose (18 Mar)
Mandarin (27 Mar)
Mallard (1 Jan)
Gadwall (1 Jan)
Garganey (24 Apr)
Wigeon (1 Jan)
Teal (1 Jan)
Pintail (3 Jan)
Shoveler (20 Jan)
Red-crested Pochard (5 Jan)
Tufted Duck (1 Jan)
Greater Scaup
Pochard (5 Jan)
Ferruginous Duck
Common Scoter
Goldeneye (1 Jan)
Goosander (9 Jan)
Smew (19 Jan)
Osprey (1 Apr)
Red Kite (2 Jan)
Sparrowhawk (3 Jan)
Goshawk
Buzzard (1 Jan)
Honey Buzzard
Marsh Harrier (27 Apr)
Hen Harrier
Peregrine Falcon (2 Jan)
Hobby (2 Apr)
Merlin
Kestrel (1 Jan)
Red-footed Falcon
Pheasant (2 Jan)
Grey Partridge (5 Jan)
Red-Legged Partridge (7 Jan)
Quail
Water Rail (2 Jan)
Moorhen (1 Jan)
Coot (1 Jan)
Common Crane (13 Mar)
Oystercatcher (11 Mar)
Avocet
Ringed Plover
Little Ringed Plover (30 Mar)
Golden Plover (17 Jan)
Lapwing (2 Jan)
Dunlin (11 Mar)
Curlew Sandpiper
Sanderling
Ruff
Snipe (1 Jan)
Jack Snipe (21 Jan)
Woodcock (5 Jan)
Bar-tailed Godwit
Black-tailed Godwit (10 Feb)
Curlew (10 Feb)
Whimbrel (20 Apr)
Spotted Redshank
Redshank (10 Feb)
Greenshank
Wood Sandpiper
Green Sandpiper (2 Jan)
Common Sandpiper (14 Apr)
Turnstone
Black-headed Gull (1 Jan)
Little Gull (9 Apr)
Mediterranean Gull
Herring Gull (1 Jan)
Yellow-legged Gull
Lesser Black-backed Gull (1 Jan)
Great Black-backed Gull
Common Gull (3 Jan)
Little Tern
Arctic Tern
Common Tern (24 Apr)
Black Tern
Stock Dove (1 Jan)
Wood Pigeon (1 Jan)
Collared Dove (1 Jan)
Ring-necked Parakeet (1 Apr)
Cuckoo (9 Apr)
Little Owl (2 Jan)
Short-Eared Owl (2 Jan)
Long-eared Owl
Tawny Owl (3 Jan)
Barn Owl (2 Jan)
Swift (24 Apr)
Kingfisher (2 Jan)
Hoopoe
Green Woodpecker (1 Jan)
Great Spotted Woodpecker (1 Jan)
Lesser Spotted Woodpecker (13 Mar)
Skylark (4 Jan)
Sand Martin (11 Mar)
House Martin (23 Mar)
Swallow (11 Mar)
Tree Pipit
Meadow Pipit (5 Jan)
Rock Pipit
White Wagtail, Motacilla alba alba (29 Jan)
Grey Wagtail (2 Jan)
Yellow Wagtail (24 Apr)
Waxwing (4 Jan)
Dunnock (1 Jan)
Nightingale (18 Apr)
Robin (1 Jan)
Stonechat (2 Jan)
Whinchat (19 Apr)
Common Redstart (1 Apr)
Black Redstart
Wheatear (13 Mar)
Blackbird (1 Jan)
Ring Ouzel (30 Mar)
Fieldfare (1 Jan)
Redwing (1 Jan)
Song Thrush (1 Jan)
Mistle Thrush (1 Jan)
Grasshopper Warbler (11 Apr)
Reed Warbler (11 Apr)
Sedge Warbler (2 Apr)
Cetti's Warbler (5 Jan)
Garden Warbler (10 Apr)
Common Whitethroat (9 Apr)
Lesser Whitethroat (9 Apr)
Blackcap (1 Jan)
Wood Warbler (21 Apr)
Chiffchaff (10 Jan)
Willow Warbler (28 Mar)
Yellow-browed Warbler
Goldcrest (2 Jan)
Firecrest
Spotted Flycatcher
Pied Flycatcher (11 Apr)
Long-tailed Tit (2 Jan)
Marsh Tit (6 Jan)
Willow Tit
Coal Tit (2 Jan)
Great Tit (1 Jan)
Blue Tit (1 Jan)
Nuthatch (27 Jan)
Treecreeper (2 Jan)
Wren (1 Jan)
Dipper (24 Jan)
Jay (5 Jan)
Magpie (1 Jan)
Rook (1 Jan)
Carrion Crow (1 Jan)
Jackdaw (1 Jan)
Raven (5 Jan)
Starling (1 Jan)
House Sparrow (1 Jan)
Tree Sparrow (9 Feb)
Brambling (3 Jan)
Chaffinch (1 Jan)
Lesser Redpoll, Acanthis cabaret (6 Jan)
Common Redpoll, Acanthis flammea
Linnet (21 Jan)
Siskin (3 Jan)
Goldfinch (1 Jan)
Greenfinch (1 Jan)
Bullfinch (2 Jan)
Hawfinch
Crossbill (20 Jan)
Corn Bunting (3 Jan)
Yellowhammer (2 Jan)
Reed Bunting (5 Jan)


Sub Species
Pied Wagtail, Motacilla alba yarelli (1 Jan)
Siberian Chiffchaff, Phylloscopus collybita tristis (9 Apr)

Races

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Totals including Species Sub-species and Races, as of 27 Apr 17:-  144

Also

Escapees, Ferals Etc. Reported

Feral Pigeon (1 Jan)

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Previous Sightings

2016 Including Species Sub-species and Races: 186

2015 Including Species Sub-species and Races: 179

2014 Including Species Sub-species and Races: 170