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412 species have been recorded in the county:

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Click on highlighted species to read articles summarising the history of the species' occurrence in the county.

 

 

Divers

Red-throated Diver
Black-throated Diver
Great Northern Diver
White-billed Diver
Pied-billed Grebe

Little Grebe
Great Crested Grebe
Red-necked Grebe
Slavonian Grebe
Black-necked Grebe

Seabirds

Black-browed Albatross
Northern Fulmar
Fea's Petrel
Cory's Shearwater
Great Shearwater
Sooty Shearwater
Manx Shearwater
Balearic Shearwater
Little Shearwater
Wilson's Storm-Petrel
British Storm-Petrel
Leach's Storm-Petrel
Northern Gannet
Great Cormorant
Shag
Frigatebird sp.
Red-billed Tropicbird

Herons

Great Bittern
American Bittern
Little Bittern
Night Heron
Squacco Heron
Cattle Egret
Little Egret
Great White Egret
Grey Heron
Green Heron
Purple Heron
Black Stork
White Stork
Glossy Ibis
Eurasian Spoonbill

Swans

Mute Swan
Tundra Swan
Whooper Swan

Geese

Bean Goose
Pink-footed Goose
Greater White-fronted Goose
Greylag Goose
Snow Goose
Barnacle Goose
Canada Goose
Brent Goose
Egyptian Goose

Ducks

Ruddy Shelduck
Common Shelduck
Mandarin Duck
Eurasian Wigeon
American Wigeon
Gadwall
Common Teal
Green-winged Teal
American Black Duck
Mallard
Northern Pintail
Garganey
Blue-winged Teal
Northern Shoveler
Red-crested Pochard
Common Pochard
Canvasback
Ring-necked Duck
Ferruginous Duck
Tufted Duck
Greater Scaup
Lesser Scaup
Common Eider
King Eider
Long-tailed Duck
Common Scoter
Surf Scoter
Velvet Scoter
Common Goldeneye
Smew
Goosander
Red-breasted Merganser
Ruddy Duck

Raptors

European Honey-Buzzard
Black Kite
Red Kite
White-tailed Eagle
Marsh Harrier
Hen Harrier
Pallid Harrier
Montagu's Harrier
Sparrowhawk
Northern Goshawk
Common Buzzard
Rough-legged Buzzard
Osprey
Eurasian Kestrel
Lesser Kestrel
American Kestrel
Red-footed Falcon
Merlin
Hobby
Gyr Falcon
Peregrine Falcon

Gamebirds

Red-legged Partridge
Grey Partridge
Common Quail
Common Pheasant

Crakes

Water Rail
Spotted Crake
Little Crake
Baillon's Crake
Corncrake
Moorhen
Eurasian Coot
Common Crane
Little Bustard
Oystercatcher
Black-winged Stilt
Avocet
European Stone Curlew
Cream-coloured Courser
Collared Pratincole
Black-winged Pratincole

Plovers

Little Ringed Plover
Great Ringed Plover
Killdeer
Kentish Plover
Dotterel
European Golden Plover
American Golden Plover
Pacific Golden-Plover
Grey Plover
Sociable Plover
Northern Lapwing

Waders

Red Knot
Sanderling
Semi-palmated Sandpiper
Little Stint
Temminck's Stint
Long-toed Stint
Least Sandpiper
White-rumped Sandpiper
Baird's Sandpiper
Pectoral Sandpiper
Sharp-tailed Sandpiper
Curlew-sandpiper
Purple Sandpiper
Dunlin
Broad-billed Sandpiper
Buff-breasted Sandpiper
Ruff
Jack Snipe
Common Snipe
Long-billed Dowitcher
European Woodcock
Black-tailed Godwit
Bar-tailed Godwit
Whimbrel
Eurasian Curlew
Upland Sandpiper
Spotted Redshank
Common Redshank
Common Greenshank
Lesser Yellowlegs
Solitary Sandpiper
Green Sandpiper
Wood Sandpiper
Terek Sandpiper
Common Sandpiper
Spotted Sandpiper
Turnstone
Wilson's Phalarope
Red-necked Phalarope
Grey Phalarope

Skuas

Pomarine Skua
Arctic Skua
Long-tailed Skua
Great Skua

Gulls

Mediterranean Gull
Laughing Gull
Franklin's Gull
Little Gull
Sabine's Gull
Common Black-headed Gull
Bonaparte's Gull
Ring-billed Gull
Common Gull
Herring Gull
American Herring Gull
Western Yellow-legged Gull
Iceland Gull
Lesser Black-backed Gull
Glaucous Gull
Great Black-backed Gull
Ross's Gull
Kittiwake

Terns

Gull-billed Tern
Caspian Tern
Royal Tern
Sandwich Tern
Roseate Tern
Common Tern
Arctic Tern
Forster's Tern
Bridled Tern
Little Tern
Whiskered Tern
White-winged Black Tern
Black Tern

Auks

Common Guillemot
Razorbill
Black Guillemot
Little Auk
Puffin

Pigeons

Rock Dove/Feral Pigeon
Stock Dove
Woodpigeon
Collared Dove
Turtle Dove
Rose-ringed Parakeet
Great Spotted Cuckoo
European Cuckoo
Yellow-billed Cuckoo
Black-billed Cuckoo

Owls

Barn Owl
Eurasian Scops Owl
Hawk Owl
Little Owl
Tawny Owl
Long-eared Owl
Short-eared Owl
European Nightjar
Chimney Swift
Common Swift
Little Swift
Alpine Swift
Common Kingfisher
Belted Kingfisher
Blue-cheeked Bee-eater
European Bee-eater
European Roller
Hoopoe
Wryneck
Green Woodpecker
Great Spotted Woodpecker
Lesser Spotted Woodpecker

Larks

Short-toed Lark
Crested Lark
Wood Lark
Eurasian Skylark
Horned Lark
Sand Martin
Crag Martin
Red-rumped Swallow
Barn Swallow
House Martin

Pipits

Richard's Pipit
Blyth's Pipit
Tawny Pipit
Olive-backed Pipit
Tree Pipit
Pechora Pipit
Meadow Pipit
Red-throated Pipit
Rock Pipit
Water Pipit
Yellow Wagtail
Citrine Wagtail
Grey Wagtail
Pied Wagtail
Bohemian Waxwing
Dipper
Wren
Northern Mockingbird
Hedge Accentor
Alpine Accentor

Chats

Robin
Rufous Nightingale
Bluethroat
Red-flanked Bluetail
Black Redstart
Common Redstart
Whinchat
Common Stonechat
Isabelline Wheatear
Northern Wheatear
Pied Wheatear
Black-eared Wheatear
Desert Wheatear

Thrushes

Blue Rock Thrush
White's Thrush
Varied Thrush
Swainson's Thrush
Grey-cheeked Thrush
Veery
Ring Ouzel
Blackbird
Dusky Thrush
Black-throated Thrush
Fieldfare
Song Thrush
Redwing
Mistle Thrush
American Robin

Warblers

Cetti's Warbler
Grasshopper Warbler
Savi's Warbler
Aquatic Warbler
Sedge Warbler
Paddyfield Warbler
Marsh Warbler
Reed Warbler
Great Reed Warbler
Booted/Sykes Warbler
Icterine Warbler
Melodious Warbler
Dartford Warbler
Subalpine Warbler
Sardinian Warbler
Orphean Warbler
Barred Warbler
Lesser Whitethroat
Common Whitethroat
Garden Warbler
Blackcap
Pallas's Leaf Warbler
Arctic Warbler
Greenish Warbler
Yellow-browed Warbler
Hume's Leaf Warbler
Radde's Warbler
Dusky Warbler
Bonelli's Warbler
Wood Warbler
Chiffchaff
Iberian Chiffchaff
Willow Warbler
Goldcrest
Firecrest

Flycatchers

Spotted Flycatcher
Red-breasted Flycatcher
Pied Flycatcher
Bearded Tit
Long-tailed Tit
Marsh Tit
Willow Tit
Coal Tit
Blue Tit
Great Tit
Wood Nuthatch
Eurasian Treecreeper
Penduline Tit
Golden Oriole

Shrikes

Isabelline Shrike
Red-backed Shrike
Lesser Grey Shrike
Great Grey (Northern) Shrike
Southern Great Grey (Steppe) Shrike
Woodchat Shrike

Crows

Eurasian Jay
Magpie
Nutcracker
Red-billed Chough
Eurasion Jackdaw
Rook
Carrion Crow
Common Raven
Common Starling
Rosy Starling
House Sparrow
Spanish Sparrow
Tree Sparrow

Finches

Chaffinch
Brambling
European Serin
Greenfinch
Goldfinch
Siskin
Linnet
Twite
Lesser Redpoll
Common Redpoll
Common Crossbill
Common Rosefinch
Bullfinch
Hawfinch
Wilson's Warbler
Black-and-white Warbler
Northern Parula
Bay-breasted Warbler
Blackpoll Warbler
American Redstart
Northern Oriole
Yellow-throated Vireo
Red-eyed Vireo
Scarlet Tanager
Dark-eyed Junco

Buntings

Lapland Bunting
Snow Bunting
Yellowhammer
Cirl Bunting
Ortolan Bunting
Rustic Bunting
Little Bunting
Reed Bunting
Black-headed Bunting
Corn Bunting

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