Alan Whitehead: Spurn Year List for 2017 BOU Record(s) 1 to 79 of 79 total. Seq. Species Scientific Name Date Location Comments 1 Mute Swan Cygnus olor 2 Whooper Swan Cygnus cygnus 20/01/2017 2 on Easington straight 3 Pink-footed Goose Anser brachyrhynchus 4 White-fronted Goose Anser albifrons 14/01/2017 1 on Easington straight 5 Greylag Goose Anser anser 6 Brent Goose Branta bernicla 7 Shelduck Tadorna tadorna 8 Wigeon Anas penelope 9 Gadwall Anas strepera 10 Teal Anas crecca 11 Mallard Anas platyrhynchos 12 Pintail Anas acuta 13 Garganey Anas querquedula 14 Shoveler Anas clypeata 15 Red-crested Pochard Netta rufina 16 Goldeneye Bucephala clangula 17 Pheasant Phasianus colchicus 18 Cormorant Phalacrocorax carbo 19 Little Egret Egretta garzetta 20 Great White Egret Ardea alba 21 Grey Heron Ardea cinerea 22 Little Grebe Tachybaptus ruficollis 23 Moorhen Gallinula chloropus 24 Coot Fulica atra 25 Avocet Recurvirostra avosetta 26 Oystercatcher Haematopus ostralegus 27 Grey Plover Pluvialis squatarola 28 Golden Plover Pluvialis apricaria 29 Ringed Plover Charadrius hiaticula 30 Curlew Numenius arquata 31 Black-tailed Godwit Limosa limosa 32 Bar-tailed Godwit Limosa lapponica 33 Turnstone Arenaria interpres 34 Ruff Calidris pugnax 35 Dunlin Calidris alpina 36 Little Stint Calidris minuta 37 White-rumped Sandpiper Calidris fuscicollis 38 Buff-breasted Sandpiper Calidris subruficollis 12/07/2017 39 Green Sandpiper Tringa ochropus 40 Wood Sandpiper Tringa glareola 41 Redshank Tringa totanus 42 Snipe Gallinago gallinago 43 White-winged Black Tern Chlidonias leucopterus 44 Sandwich Tern Sterna sandvicensis 45 Black-headed Gull Chroicocephalus ridibundus 46 Common Gull Larus canus 47 Herring Gull Larus argentatus 48 Great Black-backed Gull Larus marinus 49 Stock Dove Columba oenas 50 Woodpigeon Columba palumbus 51 Collared Dove Streptopelia decaocto 52 Cuckoo Cuculus canorus 53 Kingfisher Alcedo atthis 54 Kestrel Falco tinnunculus 55 Merlin Falco columbarius 56 Peregrine Falco peregrinus 57 Red-backed Shrike Lanius collurio 58 Magpie Pica pica 59 Carrion Crow Corvus corone 60 Blue Tit Cyanistes caeruleus 61 Great Tit Parus major 62 Skylark Alauda arvensis 63 Iberian Chiffchaff Phylloscopus ibericus 01/04/2017 Spurn 64 Savi's Warbler Locustella luscinioides 15/05/2017 Spurn 65 Sedge Warbler Acrocephalus schoenobaenus 66 Reed Warbler Acrocephalus scirpaceus 67 Wren Troglodytes troglodytes 68 Starling Sturnus vulgaris 69 Blackbird Turdus merula 70 Robin Erithacus rubecula 71 Redstart Phoenicurus phoenicurus 72 Dunnock Prunella modularis 73 House Sparrow Passer domesticus 74 Pied Wagtail Motacilla alba 75 Meadow Pipit Anthus pratensis 76 Chaffinch Fringilla coelebs 77 Greenfinch Chloris chloris 78 Goldfinch Carduelis carduelis 79 Reed Bunting Emberiza schoeniclus