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Sunday, February 15, 2009

My Brandon List

This is a List of species I have logged at Brandon Marsh since joining the conservation team in December 2008.
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Total Bird Species: December 18th 2008 to January 1st 2011 - 135

Bird Species

Little Grebe Tachybaptus ruficollis
Great Crested Grebe Podiceps cristatus
Cormorant (Great) Phalacrocorax carbo
Bittern Botaurus stellaris
Great White Egret Egretta alba
Grey Heron Ardea cinerea
Mute Swan Cygnus olor
Whooper Swan Cygnus cygnus
White Fronted Goose Anser albifrons
Pink Footed Goose Anser brachyrhynchus
Greylag Goose Anser anser
Canada Goose Branta canadensis
Barnacle Goose Branta leucopsis
Shelduck Tadorna tadorna
Mallard Anas platyrhynchos
Gadwall Anas strepera
Shoveler Anas clypeata
Wigeon Anas penelope
Teal Anas crecca
Green Winged Teal Anas carolinensis
Pintail Anas acuta
Pochard Aythya ferina
Tufted Duck Aythya fuligula
Ruddy Duck Oxyura jamaicensis
Cape Shelduck Tadorna cana
Goldeneye Bucephala clangula
Mandarin Duck Aix galericulata
Goosander Mergus merganser
Osprey Pandion haliaetus
Red Kite Milvus milvus
Buzzard Buteo buteo
Sparrowhawk Accipiter nisus
Kestrel Falco tinnuncullus
Hobby Falcon subutteo
Peregrine Falcon Falco peregrinus
Grey Partridge Perdix perdix
Red Legged Partridge Alectoris rufa
Pheasant Phasianus colchicus
Water Rail Rallus aquaticus
Moorhen Gallinula chloropus
Coot Fulica atra
Oystercatcher Haematopus ostralegus
Avocet Reccurvirostra avosetta
Ringed Plover Charadrius hiaticula
Little Ringed Plover Charadrius dubius
Lapwing (Northern) Vanellus vanellus
Dunlin Calidris Alpina
Green Sandpiper Tringa ochropus
Common Sandpiper Actitis hypoleucos
Wood Sandpiper Tringa glareola
Common Redshank Tringa erythropus
Greenshank Tringa nebularia
Black-Tailed Godwit Limosa limosa
Whimbrel
Curlew Numenius arquata
Woodcock Scolopax rusticola
Snipe Gallinago gallinago
Jack Snipe Lymnocryptes minimus
Black-Headed Gull Larus ridibundas
Common Gull Larus canus
Herring Gull Larus argentatus
Yellow-Legged Gull Larus cachinnans
Lesser Black-Backed Gull Larus fuscus
Great Black-Backed Gull Laris marinas
Common Tern Sterna hirundo
Stock Dove Columba oenas
Wood Pigeon Columba palumbus
Collared Dove Streptopelia decaocto
Cuckoo Cuculus canorus
Long-Eared Owl Asio otus
Short-Eared Owl Asio flammcus
Tawny Owl Strix aluco
Barn Owl Tyto alba
Little Owl Athene noctua
Swift Apus apus
Kingfisher Alcedo atthis
Green Woodpecker Picus viridis
Great Spotted Woodpecker Dendrocopos major
Lesser Spotted Woodpecker Dendrocopos minor
Sky Lark Alauda arvensis
Sand Martin Tringa stagnatilis
Barn Swallow Hirundo rustica
House Martin Delichon urbica
Meadow Pipit Anthus pratensis
Pied Wagtail/White Motacilla alba
Yellow Wagtail Motacilla flava (**Includes 1 x Blue Headed European species)
Grey Wagtail Motacilla cinerea
Wren Troglodytes Troglodytes
Dunnock Prunella modularis
Robin Erithacus rubecula
Wheatear Oenanthe oenanthe
Stonechat Saxicola rubicola
Whinchat Saxicola rubetra
Song Thrush Turdus philomelos
Redwing Turdus iliacus
Mistle Thrush Turdus viscivorus
Fieldfare Turdus pilaris
Blackbird Turdus merula
Garden Warbler Sylvis borin
Blackcap Sylvia atricapilla
Lesser Whitethroat Sylvia curruca
Whitethroat Sylvia communis
Sedge Warbler Acrocephalus schoenobaenus
Grasshopper Warbler Locustella naevia
Cetti's Warbler Cettia cetti
Reed Warbler Acrocephalus scirpaceus
Willow Warbler Phylloscopus trochilus
Chiffchaff Phylloscopus collybita
Goldcrest Regulus regulus
Spotted Flycatcher Muscicapa striata
Great Tit Parus major
Coal Tit Parus ater
Blue Tit Parus caeruleus
Willow Tit Parus montanus
Marsh Tit Poecile palustris
Long-Tailed Tit Aegithalos caudatus
Nuthatch Sitta europaea
Treecreeper Certhia familiaris
Magpie Pica pica
Jay Garrulus glandarius
Jackdaw Corvus monedula
Rook Corvus frugilegus
Carrion Crow Corvus corone corone
Raven Corvus corax
Starling Sturnus vulgaris
Chaffinch Fringilla coelebs
Brambling Fringilla montifringilla
Linnet Carduelis cannabina
Redpoll (Lesser) Carduelis cabaret
Goldfinch Carduelis carduilis
Greenfinch Carduelis chloris
Siskin Carduelis spinus
Bullfinch Pyrrhula pyrrhula
Reed Bunting Emberiza schoeniclus
Yellowhammer Emberiza citrinella

Exotica (Hybrids or Escapees)

Cape Shelduck
Pochard/Lesser Scaup
New Zealand Scaup



Butterfly Species - 22
Large Skipper
Small Skipper
Painted Lady
Red Admiral
White Admiral
Common Blue
Holly Blue
Marbled White
Meadow Brown
Ringlet
Green Veined White
Small White
Large White
Small Heath
Small Tortoiseshell
Peacock
Comma
Orange Tip
Speckled Wood
Brimstone
Small Copper
Brown Argus



Other Records

Grey Squirrel
Muntjac
Rabbit
Fox
Hare
Water Shrew
Field Vole
Wood Mouse
Grass Snake
Common Brown Rat
Mink
Stoat
Common Toad
Smooth Newt
Great Crested Newt
Common Frog