Alan Whitehead: Spurn Life List BOU Record(s) 1 to 283 of 283 total. Seq. Species Scientific Name Date Location Comments 1 Mute Swan Cygnus olor 2 Bewick's Swan Cygnus columbianus 3 Whooper Swan Cygnus cygnus 4 Bean Goose Anser fabalis 5 Pink-footed Goose Anser brachyrhynchus 6 White-fronted Goose Anser albifrons 7 Greylag Goose Anser anser 8 Canada Goose Branta canadensis 9 Barnacle Goose Branta leucopsis 10 Brent Goose Branta bernicla 11 Egyptian Goose Alopochen aegyptiaca 12 Shelduck Tadorna tadorna 13 Wigeon Anas penelope 14 American Wigeon Anas americana 15 Gadwall Anas strepera 16 Teal Anas crecca 17 Mallard Anas platyrhynchos 18 Pintail Anas acuta 19 Garganey Anas querquedula 20 Shoveler Anas clypeata 21 Red-crested Pochard Netta rufina 25/05/2017 1st record 22 Pochard Aythya ferina 23 Tufted Duck Aythya fuligula 24 Scaup Aythya marila 25 Eider Somateria mollissima 26 Long-tailed Duck Clangula hyemalis 27 Common Scoter Melanitta nigra 28 Goldeneye Bucephala clangula 29 Smew Mergellus albellus 30 Red-breasted Merganser Mergus serrator 31 Goosander Mergus merganser 32 Red-legged Partridge Alectoris rufa 33 Grey Partridge Perdix perdix 34 Pheasant Phasianus colchicus 35 Red-throated Diver Gavia stellata 36 Black-throated Diver Gavia arctica 37 Great Northern Diver Gavia immer 38 Fulmar Fulmarus glacialis 39 Sooty Shearwater Puffinus griseus 40 Manx Shearwater Puffinus puffinus 41 Storm Petrel Hydrobates pelagicus 42 Leach's Petrel Oceanodroma leucorhoa 43 Gannet Morus bassanus 44 Cormorant Phalacrocorax carbo 45 Shag Phalacrocorax aristotelis 46 Bittern Botaurus stellaris 47 Night-heron Nycticorax nycticorax 48 Little Egret Egretta garzetta 49 Great White Egret Ardea alba 50 Grey Heron Ardea cinerea 51 Black Stork Ciconia nigra 08/08/2015 Kilnsea Wetlands 52 White Stork Ciconia ciconia 53 Glossy Ibis Plegadis falcinellus 17/10/2016 Humber Estuary, Spurn 54 Spoonbill Platalea leucorodia 55 Little Grebe Tachybaptus ruficollis 56 Great Crested Grebe Podiceps cristatus 57 Red-necked Grebe Podiceps grisegena 58 Slavonian Grebe Podiceps auritus 59 Honey-buzzard Pernis apivorus 60 Black Kite Milvus migrans 61 Red Kite Milvus milvus 62 Marsh Harrier Circus aeruginosus 63 Hen Harrier Circus cyaneus 64 Pallid Harrier Circus macrourus 07/11/2016 Spurn 65 Montagu's Harrier Circus pygargus 02/06/2016 1st record 66 Sparrowhawk Accipiter nisus 67 Buzzard Buteo buteo 68 Rough-legged Buzzard Buteo lagopus 69 Osprey Pandion haliaetus 70 Water Rail Rallus aquaticus 71 Moorhen Gallinula chloropus 72 Coot Fulica atra 73 Crane Grus grus 74 Stone-curlew Burhinus oedicnemus 75 Avocet Recurvirostra avosetta 76 Oystercatcher Haematopus ostralegus 77 Grey Plover Pluvialis squatarola 78 Golden Plover Pluvialis apricaria 79 American Golden Plover Pluvialis dominica 80 Dotterel Charadrius morinellus 81 Ringed Plover Charadrius hiaticula 82 Lapwing Vanellus vanellus 83 Kentish Plover Anarhynchus alexandrinus 84 Whimbrel Numenius phaeopus 85 Curlew Numenius arquata 86 Black-tailed Godwit Limosa limosa 87 Bar-tailed Godwit Limosa lapponica 88 Turnstone Arenaria interpres 89 Knot Calidris canutus 90 Ruff Calidris pugnax 91 Curlew Sandpiper Calidris ferruginea 92 Temminck's Stint Calidris temminckii 93 Sanderling Calidris alba 94 Dunlin Calidris alpina 95 Purple Sandpiper Calidris maritima 96 Little Stint Calidris minuta 97 White-rumped Sandpiper Calidris fuscicollis 98 Buff-breasted Sandpiper Calidris subruficollis 99 Pectoral Sandpiper Calidris melanotos 100 Semipalmated Sandpiper Calidris pusilla 02/06/1996 Beacon Ponds 101 Wilson's Phalarope Phalaropus tricolor 02/09/1997 Beacon Ponds 102 Red-necked Phalarope Phalaropus lobatus 103 Grey Phalarope Phalaropus fulicarius 104 Common Sandpiper Actitis hypoleucos 105 Green Sandpiper Tringa ochropus 106 Spotted Redshank Tringa erythropus 107 Greenshank Tringa nebularia 108 Wood Sandpiper Tringa glareola 109 Redshank Tringa totanus 110 Jack Snipe Lymnocryptes minimus 111 Long-billed Dowitcher Limnodromus scolopaceus 03/07/2004 Warren 112 Woodcock Scolopax rusticola 113 Snipe Gallinago gallinago 114 Great Snipe Gallinago media 19/09/1993 Humber Estuary 115 Pomarine Skua Stercorarius pomarinus 116 Arctic Skua Stercorarius parasiticus 117 Great Skua Stercorarius skua 118 Razorbill Alca torda 119 Little Auk Alle alle 120 Guillemot Uria aalge 121 Little Tern Sternula albifrons 122 Black Tern Chlidonias niger 123 White-winged Black Tern Chlidonias leucopterus 29/06/2017 1st record at Kilnsea Wetlands/Beacon Ponds 124 Sandwich Tern Sterna sandvicensis 125 Lesser Crested Tern Sterna bengalensis 17/06/1993 Beacon Ponds 126 Common Tern Sterna hirundo 127 Roseate Tern Sterna dougallii 128 Arctic Tern Sterna paradisaea 129 Ivory Gull Pagophila eburnea 22/12/2013 Sammy's Point 130 Kittiwake Rissa tridactyla 131 Black-headed Gull Chroicocephalus ridibundus 132 Little Gull Hydrocoloeus minutus 133 Mediterranean Gull Larus melanocephalus 134 Common Gull Larus canus 135 Lesser Black-backed Gull Larus fuscus 136 Herring Gull Larus argentatus 137 Yellow-legged Gull Larus michahellis 138 Great Black-backed Gull Larus marinus 139 Rock Dove Columba livia 140 Stock Dove Columba oenas 141 Woodpigeon Columba palumbus 142 Collared Dove Streptopelia decaocto 143 Turtle Dove Streptopelia turtur 144 Great Spotted Cuckoo Clamator glandarius 19/07/2003 Point Dunes 145 Cuckoo Cuculus canorus 146 Barn Owl Tyto alba 147 Little Owl Athene noctua 148 Tawny Owl Strix aluco 149 Long-eared Owl Asio otus 150 Short-eared Owl Asio flammeus 151 Nightjar Caprimulgus europaeus 152 Swift Apus apus 153 Pallid Swift Apus pallidus 21/10/2004 Roosted on Lighthouse 154 Hoopoe Upupa epops 155 Bee-eater Merops apiaster 156 Kingfisher Alcedo atthis 157 Wryneck Jynx torquilla 158 Great Spotted Woodpecker Dendrocopos major 159 Kestrel Falco tinnunculus 160 Merlin Falco columbarius 161 Hobby Falco subbuteo 162 Peregrine Falco peregrinus 163 Red-eyed Vireo Vireo olivaceus 30/09/1990 Blue Bell corner 164 Golden Oriole Oriolus oriolus 165 Brown Shrike Lanius cristatus 31/10/2016 Canal Bank, Spurn 166 Isabelline Shrike Lanius isabellinus 17/10/1988 Warren Also 15/10/2014 167 Red-backed Shrike Lanius collurio 168 Lesser Grey Shrike Lanius minor 25/09/2005 Sheepfield 169 Great Grey Shrike Lanius excubitor 170 Woodchat Shrike Lanius senator 171 Masked Shrike Lanius nubicus 20/09/2014 Triangle 172 Magpie Pica pica 173 Jay Garrulus glandarius 174 Jackdaw Corvus monedula 175 Rook Corvus frugilegus 176 Carrion Crow Corvus corone 177 Goldcrest Regulus regulus 178 Firecrest Regulus ignicapilla 179 Blue Tit Cyanistes caeruleus 180 Great Tit Parus major 181 Coal Tit Periparus ater 182 Bearded Tit Panurus biarmicus 183 Woodlark Lullula arborea 184 Skylark Alauda arvensis 185 Shore Lark Eremophila alpestris 186 Sand Martin Riparia riparia 187 Swallow Hirundo rustica 188 House Martin Delichon urbicum 189 Cliff Swallow Petrochelidon pyrrhonota 23/10/1995 Sandy Beaches Caravan Park 190 Long-tailed Tit Aegithalos caudatus 191 Greenish Warbler Phylloscopus trochiloides 192 Arctic Warbler Phylloscopus borealis 07/09/1996 Point Also seen in Sept and Oct 2000 193 Pallas's Warbler Phylloscopus proregulus 194 Yellow-browed Warbler Phylloscopus inornatus 195 Hume's Warbler Phylloscopus humei 09/11/2003 Easington 196 Radde's Warbler Phylloscopus schwarzi 197 Dusky Warbler Phylloscopus fuscatus 198 Western Bonelli's Warbler Phylloscopus bonelli 30/09/2003 Beacon Lane 199 Wood Warbler Phylloscopus sibilatrix 200 Chiffchaff Phylloscopus collybita 201 Willow Warbler Phylloscopus trochilus 202 Blackcap Sylvia atricapilla 203 Garden Warbler Sylvia borin 204 Barred Warbler Sylvia nisoria 205 Lesser Whitethroat Sylvia curruca 206 Sardinian Warbler Sylvia melanocephala 16/05/2016 Triangle, Spurn 207 Subalpine Warbler Sylvia cantillans 208 Whitethroat Sylvia communis 209 Grasshopper Warbler Locustella naevia 210 Booted Warbler Iduna caligata 06/09/1991 Triangle Also seen in June 92 and Aug 2000 211 Icterine Warbler Hippolais icterina 212 Sedge Warbler Acrocephalus schoenobaenus 213 Blyth's Reed Warbler Acrocephalus dumetorum 07/10/2007 Big hedge 214 Marsh Warbler Acrocephalus palustris 215 Reed Warbler Acrocephalus scirpaceus 216 Great Reed Warbler Acrocephalus arundinaceus 26/05/2006 Point 217 Waxwing Bombycilla garrulus 218 Treecreeper Certhia familiaris 219 Wren Troglodytes troglodytes 220 Starling Sturnus vulgaris 221 Rose-coloured Starling Pastor roseus 222 White's Thrush Zoothera dauma 10/10/2004 Easington Cemetery 223 Ring Ouzel Turdus torquatus 224 Blackbird Turdus merula 225 Fieldfare Turdus pilaris 226 Song Thrush Turdus philomelos 227 Redwing Turdus iliacus 228 Mistle Thrush Turdus viscivorus 229 Spotted Flycatcher Muscicapa striata 230 Robin Erithacus rubecula 231 Thrush Nightingale Luscinia luscinia 05/06/2013 Sammy's Point 232 Bluethroat Luscinia svecica 233 Red-flanked Bluetail Tarsiger cyanurus 25/10/2016 Kilnsea Wetlands 234 Red-breasted Flycatcher Ficedula parva 235 Collared Flycatcher Ficedula albicollis 30/08/2010 By the entrance gate 236 Pied Flycatcher Ficedula hypoleuca 237 Black Redstart Phoenicurus ochruros 238 Redstart Phoenicurus phoenicurus 239 Whinchat Saxicola rubetra 240 Siberian Stonechat Saxicola maurus 11/10/1992 Triangle. Also 93 and 2004 241 Stonechat Saxicola rubicola 242 Wheatear Oenanthe oenanthe 243 Isabelline Wheatear Oenanthe isabellina 21/10/1990 Humber Bank 244 Pied Wheatear Oenanthe pleschanka 23/10/1997 Humber Shore. Also 4/10/98 at the Point 245 Dunnock Prunella modularis 246 Siberian Accentor Prunella montanella 14/10/2016 Easington 247 House Sparrow Passer domesticus 248 Tree Sparrow Passer montanus 249 Yellow Wagtail Motacilla flava 250 Citrine Wagtail Motacilla citreola 02/10/2015 Canal Scrape 251 Grey Wagtail Motacilla cinerea 252 Pied Wagtail Motacilla alba 253 Richard's Pipit Anthus richardi 254 Tawny Pipit Anthus campestris 255 Olive-backed Pipit Anthus hodgsoni 21/10/1988 Beacon Lane 256 Tree Pipit Anthus trivialis 257 Meadow Pipit Anthus pratensis 258 Red-throated Pipit Anthus cervinus 259 Rock Pipit Anthus petrosus 260 Brambling Fringilla montifringilla 261 Chaffinch Fringilla coelebs 262 Hawfinch Coccothraustes coccothraustes 263 Common Rosefinch Erythrina erythrina 264 Bullfinch Pyrrhula pyrrhula 265 Greenfinch Chloris chloris 266 Linnet Linaria cannabina 267 Twite Linaria flavirostris 268 Lesser Redpoll Acanthis cabaret 269 Common (Mealy) Redpoll Acanthis flammea 270 Arctic Redpoll Acanthis hornemanni 271 Common Crossbill Loxia curvirostra 272 Goldfinch Carduelis carduelis 273 Serin Serinus serinus 274 Siskin Spinus spinus 275 Snow Bunting Plectrophenax nivalis 276 Lapland Bunting Calcarius lapponicus 277 Corn Bunting Emberiza calandra 278 Ortolan Bunting Emberiza hortulana 279 Yellowhammer Emberiza citrinella 280 Reed Bunting Emberiza schoeniclus 281 Little Bunting Emberiza pusilla 282 Rustic Bunting Emberiza rustica 283 Bobolink Dolichonyx oryzivorus 27/10/2001 Long Bank