gary prescott: Britain Year List for 2016 BOU Record(s) 1 to 317 of 317 total. Seq. Species Scientific Name Date Location Comments 1 Mute Swan Cygnus olor 2 Bewick's Swan Cygnus columbianus Slimbridge WWT 3 Whooper Swan Cygnus cygnus 25/02/2016 Nene washes RSPB reserve Green Bird number 172 4 Bean Goose Anser fabalis 18/10/2016 Fair Isle Green Bird number 305. Two to go for the European record. 5 Pink-footed Goose Anser brachyrhynchus 27/02/2016 Burnham Overy, Norfolk Green Bird number 174 6 White-fronted Goose Anser albifrons Slimbridge WWT 7 Greylag Goose Anser anser Slimbridge WWT 8 Snow Goose Anser caerulescens 11/07/2016 Coll Argyll Green Bird number 265 9 Canada Goose Branta canadensis 10 Barnacle Goose Branta leucopsis 04/10/2016 Fair Isle Green Bird number 298 11 Brent Goose Branta bernicla 12/01/2016 Exminster Marshes RSPB reserve 12 Egyptian Goose Alopochen aegyptiaca 06/02/2016 Blashford Lakes, Hampshire Green Bird number 153 13 Shelduck Tadorna tadorna Slimbridge WWT 14 Mandarin Duck Aix galericulata 22/02/2016 Virginia Water Green Bird number 167 15 Wigeon Anas penelope Slimbridge WWT 16 American Wigeon Anas americana 11/01/2016 Bowling Green RSPB reserve 17 Gadwall Anas strepera 18 Teal Anas crecca 19 Green-winged Teal Anas carolinensis 01/02/2016 Seaton, Devon 20 Mallard Anas platyrhynchos 21 Pintail Anas acuta Slimbridge WWT 22 Garganey Anas querquedula ********** ********** 23 Shoveler Anas clypeata 24 Red-crested Pochard Netta rufina 02/03/2016 Titchwell RSPB reserve Green Bird number 176 25 Pochard Aythya ferina 26 Ring-necked Duck Aythya collaris 27/08/2016 Mainland Orkney Thanks Alastair Forsyth! Green Bird number 277 27 Ferruginous Duck Aythya nyroca 06/02/2016 Kingfisher Pool, Blashford Lakes, Hampshire Green Bird number 151. Great to get this one after the trouble the same bird gave me last year. 28 Tufted Duck Aythya fuligula 29 Scaup Aythya marila Slimbridge WWT 30 Lesser Scaup Aythya affinis 07/01/2016 Chew Valley Lake 31 Eider Somateria mollissima 13/04/2016 Titchwell RSPB reserve Green Bird number 207 32 Long-tailed Duck Clangula hyemalis 10/02/2016 Keyhaven, Hampshire Green Bird number 160 33 Common Scoter Melanitta nigra 28/02/2016 Titchwell RSPB reserve Green Bird number 175 34 Surf Scoter Melanitta perspicillata 10/03/2016 Filey Brigg Green Bird number 183 35 Velvet Scoter Melanitta fusca 28/04/2016 Pett Levels, East Sussex Green Bird number 222 36 White-winged Scoter Melanitta deglandi 03/08/2016 Aberdeen - Murcar Green Bird number 270 37 Goldeneye Bucephala clangula 38 Smew Mergellus albellus 16/01/2016 Siblyback Lake, Cornwall Green Bird number 117. Photograph on my facebook page and blog ----- Biking Birder 2016 - The Quest for 300. 39 Red-breasted Merganser Mergus serrator 40 Goosander Mergus merganser 41 Ruddy Duck Oxyura jamaicensis 42 Quail Coturnix coturnix 16/06/2016 North Cliffe, Yorkshire Green Bird number 255 43 Red-legged Partridge Alectoris rufa 15/02/2016 Dean, Hampshire Green Bird number 165 44 Red Grouse Lagopus lagopus 12/03/2016 North York Moors Green Bird number 186 45 Ptarmigan Lagopus muta 16/07/2016 Cairngorm, Scotland Green Bird number 267 46 Black Grouse Tetrao tetrix 19/03/2016 langdon beck Green Bird number 189 47 Capercaillie Tetrao urogallus 22/07/2016 nr Carrbridge, Scotland Green Bird number 271 48 Grey Partridge Perdix perdix 27/02/2016 Hunstanton, Norfolk Green Bird number 173 49 Pheasant Phasianus colchicus 03/01/2016 Kinver Green Bird No. 68 50 Lady Amherst's Pheasant Chrysolophus amherstiae 04/05/2016 Lidlington Green Bird number 229 51 Golden Pheasant Chrysolophus pictus 10/04/2016 Wolferton Green Bird number 203 52 Red-throated Diver Gavia stellata 18/01/2016 Marazion, Cornwall Green Bird number 124. 53 Black-throated Diver Gavia arctica 19/01/2016 Penzance, Cornwall Green Bird Number 131 54 Pacific Diver Gavia pacifica 22/01/2016 Marazion, Cornwall Green Bird number 138 55 Great Northern Diver Gavia immer 18/01/2016 Marazion, Cornwall Green Bird number 121. Photograph on my facebook page and blog ----- Biking Birder 2016 - The Quest for 300. 56 White-billed Diver Gavia adamsii North Ronaldsay, Orkney Green Bird number 315 57 Fulmar Fulmarus glacialis 24/01/2016 Mousehole, Cornwall Green Bird number 142 58 Fea's Petrel Pterodroma feae 30/10/2016 North Ronaldsay, Orkney Green Bird number 314 59 Sooty Shearwater Puffinus griseus 06/08/2016 North Ronaldsay Green Bird number 272 60 Manx Shearwater Puffinus puffinus 29/04/2016 Dungeness, Kent Green Bird number 224 61 Storm Petrel Hydrobates pelagicus 03/08/2016 Aberdeen Green Bird number 271 62 Leach's Petrel Oceanodroma leucorhoa 10/08/2016 North Ronaldsay Green Bird number 273 63 Gannet Morus bassanus 24/01/2016 Mousehole, Cornwall Green Bird number 141 64 Cormorant Phalacrocorax carbo 01/01/2016 65 Shag Phalacrocorax aristotelis 12/01/2016 66 Bittern Botaurus stellaris 31/03/2016 Fairburn Ings RSPB reserve Green Bird number 192 67 Little Bittern Ixobrychus minutus 09/06/2016 Old Moor RSPB reserve Green Bird number 252 (RSPB) 68 Cattle Egret Bubulcus ibis 08/01/2016 Mudgley, Somerset 69 Little Egret Egretta garzetta Slimbridge WWT 70 Great White Egret Ardea alba 01/01/2016 71 Grey Heron Ardea cinerea 01/01/2016 72 Purple Heron Ardea purpurea 30/05/2016 Minsmere RSPB reserve Green Bird number 249 73 Glossy Ibis Plegadis falcinellus 09/01/2016 Shapwick Heath video available on my facebook page - Biking Birder 2016 - The Quest for 300 74 Spoonbill Platalea leucorodia 18/01/2016 Hayle Estuary RSPB reserve, Cornwall Green Bird number 119 75 Little Grebe Tachybaptus ruficollis 01/01/2016 Upton Warren, Worcestershire 76 Great Crested Grebe Podiceps cristatus 01/01/2016 Upton Warren, Worcestershire 77 Red-necked Grebe Podiceps grisegena 18/01/2016 Hayle Estuary RSPB reserve Green Bird number 125 78 Slavonian Grebe Podiceps auritus 26/01/2016 Stithians Lake, Cornwall Green Bird number 144. Video of bird close to me can be seen on my blog or facebook page..... Biking Birder 2016 - The Quest for 300 79 Black-necked Grebe Podiceps nigricollis 05/02/2016 Studland, Dorset Green Bird number 150. Half way to the dream. 80 Red Kite Milvus milvus 15/02/2016 Beauworth, Hampshire Green Bird number 166 81 White-tailed Eagle Haliaeetus albicilla 07/07/2016 Duart castle, Mull Green Bird Number 261 82 Marsh Harrier Circus aeruginosus 08/01/2016 83 Hen Harrier Circus cyaneus 02/03/2016 Titchwell RSPB reserve Green Bird number 177 84 Northern Harrier Circus hudsonius 30/10/2016 North Ronaldsay, Orkney Green Bird number 311 85 Pallid Harrier Circus macrourus 03/12/2016 Kelwick Green Bird number 316 86 Montagu's Harrier Circus pygargus 09/05/2016 North Norfolk Green Bird number 240 87 Goshawk Accipiter gentilis 09/02/2016 New Forest, Hampshire Green Bird number 156 88 Sparrowhawk Accipiter nisus 01/01/2016 89 Buzzard Buteo buteo 01/01/2016 90 Rough-legged Buzzard Buteo lagopus 04/03/2016 Choseley Barns, Norfolk 91 Golden Eagle Aquila chrysaetos 07/07/2016 Mull Green Bird Number 262 92 Osprey Pandion haliaetus 15/07/2016 Insh Loch, Scotland Green Bird number 266 93 Water Rail Rallus aquaticus 01/01/2016 Upton Warren, Worcestershire 94 Corncrake Crex crex 16/06/2016 England Green Bird number 95 Moorhen Gallinula chloropus 01/01/2016 96 Coot Fulica atra 01/01/2016 97 Crane Grus grus 25/02/2016 Nene Washes RSPB reserve Green Bird number 171. Great to see flying, whooping and displaying. 98 Stone-curlew Burhinus oedicnemus 18/04/2016 Minsmere RSPB reserve Green Bird number 213 99 Black-winged Stilt Himantopus himantopus 01/01/2016 Britain 100 Avocet Recurvirostra avosetta Slimbridge WWT 101 Oystercatcher Haematopus ostralegus 11/01/2016 102 Grey Plover Pluvialis squatarola 12/01/2016 103 Golden Plover Pluvialis apricaria Slimbridge WWT 104 Dotterel Charadrius morinellus 07/05/2016 Choseley Green Bird number 231 105 Ringed Plover Charadrius hiaticula 22/01/2016 St Michael's Mount, Cornwall Green Bird number 137 106 Little Ringed Plover Charadrius dubius 04/04/2016 Tophill Low nature reserve Green Bird number 195 107 Lapwing Vanellus vanellus 01/01/2016 Upton Warren, Worcestershire WWT nature reserve 108 Hudsonian Whimbrel Numenius hudsonicus 18/01/2016 Perranuthnoe, Cornwall Green Bird number 123. Photos available on my blog and facebook page of the same name . . Biking Birder 2016 - The Quest for 300 109 Whimbrel Numenius phaeopus 20/01/2016 Nr. Marazion, Cornwall Green Bird number 133 Photos available on my blog and facebook page of the same name . . Biking Birder 2016 - The Quest for 300 110 Curlew Numenius arquata 01/01/2016 Upton Warren, Worcestershire WWT nature reserve 111 Black-tailed Godwit Limosa limosa Slimbridge WWT 112 Bar-tailed Godwit Limosa lapponica 30/01/2016 Dawlish Warren, Devon Green Bird number 145 113 Turnstone Arenaria interpres 18/01/2016 Marazion, Cornwall Green Bird number 122 114 Knot Calidris canutus 19/01/2016 Penzance, Cornwall Green Bird number 128 115 Ruff Calidris pugnax Slimbridge WWT 116 Broad-billed Sandpiper Calidris falcinellus 14/05/2016 Frampton RSPB Reserve Green Bird number 243 117 Curlew Sandpiper Calidris ferruginea 13/05/2016 Frampton RSPB Reserve Green Bird number 242 118 Temminck's Stint Calidris temminckii 06/05/2016 Welney WWT reserve Green Bird number 230 119 Sanderling Calidris alba 20/01/2016 Marazion, Cornwall Green Bird number 136. Photos available on my blog and facebook page of the same name . . Biking Birder 2016 - The Quest for 300 120 Dunlin Calidris alpina Slimbridge WWT 121 Purple Sandpiper Calidris maritima 19/01/2016 Penzance, Cornwall Green Bird number 129 122 Little Stint Calidris minuta Slimbridge WWT 123 Buff-breasted Sandpiper Calidris subruficollis 11/10/2016 Boddam, Shetland Green Bird number 301 124 Red-necked Phalarope Phalaropus lobatus 08/06/2016 Blacktoft Sands RSPB reserve Green Bird number 251 (RSPB) 125 Grey Phalarope Phalaropus fulicarius Slimbridge WWT 126 Common Sandpiper Actitis hypoleucos 19/01/2016 Hayle Estuary RSPB reserve Green Bird number 127 127 Green Sandpiper Tringa ochropus Chew Valley Lake 128 Spotted Redshank Tringa erythropus 11/01/2016 129 Greater Yellowlegs Tringa melanoleuca 12/02/2016 Pinkmead, Isle of Wight Green Bird number 163. Photographs may be seen on both my facebook page and blog, https://www.facebook.com/bikingbirder2015/ or http://bikingbirder2016.blogspot.co.uk/ 130 Greenshank Tringa nebularia 11/01/2016 131 Wood Sandpiper Tringa glareola 08/05/2016 Titchwell RSPB reserve Green Birdnumber 236 132 Redshank Tringa totanus 01/01/2016 133 Jack Snipe Lymnocryptes minimus 01/01/2016 134 Long-billed Dowitcher Limnodromus scolopaceus 11/02/2016 Pennington Marsh, Hampshire Green Bird number 161 Photos on blog and facebook page, both called Biking Birder 2016 - The Quest for 300. 135 Woodcock Scolopax rusticola 07/05/2016 Dersingham Heath Green Bird number 233 136 Snipe Gallinago gallinago 01/01/2016 137 Great Snipe Gallinago media 18/09/2016 Fair Isle Green Bird number 289 138 Pomarine Skua Stercorarius pomarinus 30/10/2016 North Ronaldsay, Orkney Green Bird number 313 139 Arctic Skua Stercorarius parasiticus 29/04/2016 Dungeness, Kent Green Bird number 225 140 Great Skua Stercorarius skua 29/04/2016 Dungeness, Kent Green Bird number 223 141 Puffin Fratercula arctica 11/03/2016 Filey Brigg Green Bird number 185 142 Black Guillemot Cepphus grylle 06/07/2016 Oban Green Bird Number 260 143 Razorbill Alca torda 19/01/2016 Penzance, Cornwall Green Bird number 130 144 Little Auk Alle alle 30/10/2016 North Ronaldsay, Orkney Green Bird number 312 145 Guillemot Uria aalge 20/01/2016 Marazion, Cornwall Green Bird number 135 146 Little Tern Sternula albifrons 07/05/2016 Titchwell RSPB reserve Green Bird number 232 147 Black Tern Chlidonias niger 22/04/2016 Alton Water, Suffolk Green Bird number 219. I need to beat the record. A bird I have never seen before on a Green year. One of the 16 new to last year 148 White-winged Black Tern Chlidonias leucopterus 14/05/2016 March Farmers Green Bird number 2434 149 Sandwich Tern Sterna sandvicensis 12/01/2016 150 Common Tern Sterna hirundo 17/04/2016 Minsmere RSPB reserve Green Bird Number 211 151 Roseate Tern Sterna dougallii 28/06/2016 Opposite Coquet Island, Northumberland Green Bird number 258 152 Arctic Tern Sterna paradisaea 22/04/2016 Alton Water, Suffolk Green Bird number 218 153 Kittiwake Rissa tridactyla 18/01/2016 Hayle Estuary RSPB reserve, Cornwall Green Bird number 118. Photograph on my facebook page and blog ----- Biking Birder 2016 - The Quest for 300. 154 Bonaparte's Gull Chroicocephalus philadelphia 27/06/2016 northumberland Green Bird number 257 155 Black-headed Gull Chroicocephalus ridibundus 01/01/2016 156 Little Gull Hydrocoloeus minutus 16/05/2016 Abberton Reservoir Green Bird number 246 157 Franklin's Gull Larus pipixcan 16/05/2016 Abberton Reservoir Green Bird number 247 158 Mediterranean Gull Larus melanocephalus 20/01/2016 Marazion, Cornwall Green Bird number 134 159 Common Gull Larus canus Slimbridge WWT 160 Ring-billed Gull Larus delawarensis 23/01/2016 Sancreed, Cornwall Green Bird number 139 161 Lesser Black-backed Gull Larus fuscus 01/01/2016 162 Herring Gull Larus argentatus 01/01/2016 163 Yellow-legged Gull Larus michahellis 06/02/2016 Green Bird number 152, Blashford Lakes, Hampshire 164 Caspian Gull Larus cachinnans 06/02/2016 Blashford Lakes, Hampshire Green Bird number 154. Over half way to the European Green Record. Will this be the year I pass 300? 165 Glaucous Gull Larus hyperboreus 18/01/2016 Marazion, Cornwall Green Bird number 120. Photograph on my facebook page and blog ----- Biking Birder 2016 - The Quest for 300. 166 Great Black-backed Gull Larus marinus 167 Rock Dove Columba livia 09/07/2016 Coll Green Bird number 263 168 Stock Dove Columba oenas 01/01/2016 169 Woodpigeon Columba palumbus 01/01/2016 170 Collared Dove Streptopelia decaocto 02/01/2016 171 Turtle Dove Streptopelia turtur 09/05/2016 Holme NWT reserve Green Bird number 239 172 Rufous Turtle Dove Streptopelia orientalis 01/05/2016 Kent Green Bird 226 173 Cuckoo Cuculus canorus 13/04/2016 Burnham Overy Green Bird number 209 174 Barn Owl Tyto alba 04/02/2016 Middlebeare, Dorset Great to get on one of my old patches. Green Bird number 149 175 Little Owl Athene noctua 08/04/2016 Frampton RSPB nature reserve Green Bird number 201 176 Tawny Owl Strix aluco 01/01/2016 Upton Warren WWT reserve, Worcetsershire 177 Long-eared Owl Asio otus 13/03/2016 Saltholme RSPB reserve Green Bird number 187 178 Short-eared Owl Asio flammeus 30/01/2016 Exminster Marshes RSPB reserve Green Bird number 146 thanks to Helen Hawke. 179 Nightjar Caprimulgus europaeus 22/05/2016 Kelling Heath Green Bird number 248 180 Swift Apus apus 18/04/2016 Minsmere RSPB reserve Green Bird number 214 181 Hoopoe Upupa epops 182 Bee-eater Merops apiaster 12/06/2016 Spurn Bird Observatory Green Bird number 253 183 Kingfisher Alcedo atthis 184 Wryneck Jynx torquilla 19/08/2016 North Ronaldsay Green Bird number 274 185 Green Woodpecker Picus viridis 186 Great Spotted Woodpecker Dendrocopos major 187 Lesser Spotted Woodpecker Dryobates minor 10/02/2016 Blackwater Arboretum, New Forest Green Bird number 159 188 Kestrel Falco tinnunculus 01/01/2016 189 Merlin Falco columbarius 13/01/2016 Dart's Farm, Devon 190 Hobby Falco subbuteo 26/04/2016 Grove Ferry, Kent Green Bird number 221 191 Peregrine Falco peregrinus 192 Ring-necked Parakeet Psittacula krameri 22/02/2016 Virginia Water Green Bird number 167 193 Golden Oriole Oriolus oriolus 13/06/2016 Spurn Bird Observatory Green Bird number 254 194 Red-backed Shrike Lanius collurio ********** ********** 195 Great Grey Shrike Lanius excubitor 07/02/2016 Beaulieu Road Station, New Forest Green Bird number 155 196 Chough Pyrrhocorax pyrrhocorax 24/01/2016 Kenidjack, Cornwall Green Bird number 140 197 Magpie Pica pica 01/01/2016 198 Jay Garrulus glandarius 01/01/2016 199 Jackdaw Corvus monedula 01/01/2016 200 Rook Corvus frugilegus 03/01/2016 Kidderminster Green Bird No. 67 201 Carrion Crow Corvus corone 01/01/2016 202 Hooded Crow Corvus cornix 06/07/2016 Oban Green Bird Number 259 203 Raven Corvus corax 01/01/2016 204 Goldcrest Regulus regulus 02/01/2016 205 Firecrest Regulus ignicapilla 19/01/2016 Penzance, Cornwall - back garden bird pished out to within six feet. Green Bird number 132 206 Penduline Tit Remiz pendulinus 14/02/2016 Titchfield Haven, Hampshire Green Bird number 164 Photograph and video on my blog and facebook page, both named Biking Birder 2016 - The Quest for 300 207 Blue Tit Cyanistes caeruleus 01/01/2016 208 Great Tit Parus major 01/01/2016 209 Crested Tit Lophophanes cristatus 17/07/2016 Loch Morlich, Scotland Green Bird number 268 210 Coal Tit Periparus ater 01/01/2016 Upton Warren, Worcestershire. A rare bird for here. 211 Willow Tit Poecile montana 31/03/2016 Fairburn Ings RSPB reserve Green Bird number 191 212 Marsh Tit Poecile palustris 08/01/2016 Craig's residence, Chew Valley 213 Bearded Tit Panurus biarmicus 11/02/2016 Keyhaven Marsh, Hampshire Green Bird number 162 214 Woodlark Lullula arborea 09/04/2016 Dersingham Bog Green Bird number 202 215 Skylark Alauda arvensis 216 Shore Lark Eremophila alpestris 13/03/2016 Hartlepool Headland Green Bird number 188 217 Short-toed Lark Calandrella brachydactyla 14/09/2016 Fair Isle Green Bird number 285 218 Sand Martin Riparia riparia 30/03/2016 Swillington Green Bird number 190 219 Swallow Hirundo rustica 31/03/2016 near Fairburn Ings RSPB reserve Green Bird number 193 220 House Martin Delichon urbicum 13/04/2016 Titchwell RSPB reserve Green Bird number 208 221 Cetti's Warbler Cettia cetti 222 Long-tailed Tit Aegithalos caudatus 223 Greenish Warbler Phylloscopus trochiloides 01/06/2016 Lowestoft Green Bird number 250 224 Arctic Warbler Phylloscopus borealis ********** ********** 225 Yellow-browed Warbler Phylloscopus inornatus 15/09/2016 Fair Isle Green Bird number 287 226 Radde's Warbler Phylloscopus schwarzi 02/10/2016 Fair Isle Green Bird number 294 227 Dusky Warbler Phylloscopus fuscatus 10/01/2016 Ham Wall RSPB reserve, Somerset 228 Wood Warbler Phylloscopus sibilatrix 04/09/2016 Fair Isle Green Bird number 280 229 Chiffchaff Phylloscopus collybita 08/01/2016 Ham Wall RSPB reserve 230 Iberian Chiffchaff Phylloscopus ibericus 24/04/2016 Northdown Park, Margate Green Bird number 220 231 Willow Warbler Phylloscopus trochilus 04/04/2016 Tophill Low nature reserve Green Bird number 196 232 Blackcap Sylvia atricapilla 04/04/2016 Near Weldrake Green Bird number 194 233 Garden Warbler Sylvia borin 03/05/2016 Lea Valley Green Bird number 228 234 Barred Warbler Sylvia nisoria 21/08/2016 North Ronaldsay Green Bird number 275 235 Lesser Whitethroat Sylvia curruca 21/04/2016 Minsmere RSPB reserve Green Bird number 217 236 Whitethroat Sylvia communis 19/04/2016 Minsmere RSPB reserve Green Bird number 215 237 Dartford Warbler Sylvia undata 03/02/2016 Arne RSPB reserve Dorset Same gorse bush as last year. Green Bird number 148 238 Lanceolated Warbler Locustella lanceolata 13/09/2016 Fair Isle Green Bird number 283 239 Grasshopper Warbler Locustella naevia 08/05/2016 Titchwell RSPB reserve Green Bird number 238 240 Savi's Warbler Locustella luscinioides 17/04/2016 Minsmere RSPB reserve Green Bird number 212 241 Booted Warbler Iduna caligata 30/08/2016 Fair Isle Green Bird number 279 242 Icterine Warbler Hippolais icterina 04/09/2016 Fair Isle Green Bird number 281 243 Sedge Warbler Acrocephalus schoenobaenus 11/04/2016 Titchwell RSPB reserve Green Bird number 204 244 Paddyfield Warbler Acrocephalus agricola 28/09/2016 Fair Isle Green Bird number 293 and a lifer 245 Blyth's Reed Warbler Acrocephalus dumetorum 02/10/2016 Fair Isle Green Bird number 294 246 Marsh Warbler Acrocephalus palustris 25/08/2016 North Ronaldsay, Orkney Green Bird number 276 247 Reed Warbler Acrocephalus scirpaceus 17/04/2016 Minsmere RSPB reserve Green Bird number 210 248 Great Reed Warbler Acrocephalus arundinaceus 15/05/2016 Paxton Pits Green Bird number 245 249 Waxwing Bombycilla garrulus 21/10/2016 Fair Isle Green Bird number 308 250 Nuthatch Sitta europaea Mum & Dad's, Romsley, Worcestershire 251 Treecreeper Certhia familiaris 252 Wren Troglodytes troglodytes 253 Starling Sturnus vulgaris 254 Rose-coloured Starling Pastor roseus 25/01/2016 Lizard Village, Cornwall Green Bird number 143. Photographs and video can be seen on Biking Birder 2016 - The Quest for 300 (blog and facebook) 255 Dipper Cinclus cinclus 16/01/2016 Kingfisher Cottage B and B, Tavistock Green Bird number 116. Photograph on my facebook page and blog ----- Biking Birder 2016 - The Quest for 300. 256 Ring Ouzel Turdus torquatus 11/03/2016 Filey Brigg Green Bird number 184. 257 Blackbird Turdus merula 258 Dusky Thrush Turdus eunomus 09/12/2016 Beeley, Derbyshire Green Bird number 317 259 Fieldfare Turdus pilaris 260 Song Thrush Turdus philomelos 261 Redwing Turdus iliacus 262 Mistle Thrush Turdus viscivorus 263 Spotted Flycatcher Muscicapa striata 08/05/2016 Titchwell RSPB reserve Green Bird number 237 264 Robin Erithacus rubecula 265 Nightingale Luscinia megarhynchos 19/04/2016 Minsmere RSPB reserve Green Bird number 216 266 Bluethroat Luscinia svecica 17/09/2016 Fair Isle Green Bird number 288 267 Red-flanked Bluetail Tarsiger cyanurus 02/10/2016 Fair Isle Green Bird number 296 268 Red-breasted Flycatcher Ficedula parva 21/09/2016 Fair Isle Green Bird number 292 269 Pied Flycatcher Ficedula hypoleuca 11/04/2016 Holme NWT Green Bird number 206 270 Black Redstart Phoenicurus ochruros Sharpness, Gloucestershire 271 Redstart Phoenicurus phoenicurus 11/04/2016 Titchwell RSPB reserve Green Bird number 205 272 Whinchat Saxicola rubetra 08/05/2016 Titchwell RSPB reserve Green Bird number 235 273 Siberian Stonechat Saxicola maurus 20/10/2016 Fair Isle Green Bird number 306 One to go. 274 Stonechat Saxicola rubicola 08/01/2016 275 Wheatear Oenanthe oenanthe 06/04/2016 Frampton RSPB reserve Green Bird number 200 276 Isabelline Wheatear Oenanthe isabellina 15/10/2016 Boddam, Shetland Green Bird number 304 277 Pied Wheatear Oenanthe pleschanka 15/10/2016 Boddam, Shetland Green Bird number 303 278 Dunnock Prunella modularis 279 Siberian Accentor Prunella montanella 20/10/2016 Fair Isle Green Bird number 309 . . . YES!!!!!!! 280 House Sparrow Passer domesticus 281 Tree Sparrow Passer montanus 07/03/2016 Frampton RSPB reserve Green Bird number 181 282 Yellow Wagtail Motacilla flava 07/04/2016 Frampton RSPB nature reserve Green Bird number 199 283 Citrine Wagtail Motacilla citreola 13/09/2016 Fair Isle Green Bird number 285 284 Grey Wagtail Motacilla cinerea 285 Pied Wagtail Motacilla alba 286 Richard's Pipit Anthus richardi 10/03/2016 North Landing, Flamborough Green Bird number 182 287 Olive-backed Pipit Anthus hodgsoni 08/10/2016 Fair Isle Green Bird number 300. Got it!!!!! 288 Tree Pipit Anthus trivialis 08/05/2016 Dersingham Heath Green Bird number 234 289 Pechora Pipit Anthus gustavi 02/10/2016 Fair Isle Green Bird number 297 290 Meadow Pipit Anthus pratensis 09/01/2016 Ham Wall RSPB reserve 291 Red-throated Pipit Anthus cervinus 18/09/2016 Fair Isle Green Bird number 290 292 Rock Pipit Anthus petrosus 12/01/2016 293 Water Pipit Anthus spinoletta 15/02/2016 Old Alresford cress beds, Hampshire Green Bird number 167 294 Brambling Fringilla montifringilla 13/01/2016 295 Chaffinch Fringilla coelebs 296 Hawfinch Coccothraustes coccothraustes 09/02/2016 New Forest, Hampshire Green Bird number 157 297 Common Rosefinch Erythrina erythrina 14/09/2016 Fair Isle Green Bird number 286 298 Bullfinch Pyrrhula pyrrhula 299 Greenfinch Chloris chloris 300 Linnet Linaria cannabina 301 Twite Linaria flavirostris 09/07/2016 Coll Green Bird number 264 302 Lesser Redpoll Acanthis cabaret 303 Common (Mealy) Redpoll Acanthis flammea 07/10/2016 Fair Isle Green Bird number 299 . . . one to go! 304 Arctic Redpoll Acanthis hornemanni 26/10/2016 lerwick, Shetland Green bird number 3010 305 Common Crossbill Loxia curvirostra 09/02/2016 New Forest, Hampshire Green Bird number 158 306 Goldfinch Carduelis carduelis 307 Siskin Spinus spinus 308 Snow Bunting Plectrophenax nivalis 03/03/2016 Arnold's marsh, Cley Green Bird number 179 309 Lapland Bunting Calcarius lapponicus 03/03/2016 Blakeney Marshes Green Bird number 178 310 Corn Bunting Emberiza calandra 07/04/2016 Frampton RSPB nature reserve Green Bird number 198 311 Ortolan Bunting Emberiza hortulana 08/09/2016 Fair Isle Green Bird number 282 312 Cirl Bunting Emberiza cirlus 13/01/2016 313 Yellowhammer Emberiza citrinella 24/02/2016 Cambridgeshire somewhere At last!!! Green Bird number 170 314 Pine Bunting Emberiza leucocephalos 18/10/2016 Fair Isle Green Bird number 307. That's it! That is the EUROPEAN GREEN BIRDING YEAR LIST RECORD. Cue the music . . . . I am the champion, I am the champion. No time for losers for i am the champion of the >......... now wait a minute. There's a thought! 315 Reed Bunting Emberiza schoeniclus 316 Little Bunting Emberiza pusilla 20/09/2016 Fair Isle Green Bird number 291 317 Black-faced Bunting Emberiza spodocephala 14/10/2016 Boddam, Shetland Green Bird number 302