Alan Whitehead: Yorkshire Life List BOU Record(s) 1 to 383 of 383 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 Lesser White-fronted Goose Anser erythropus 28/01/1996 Pulfin Bog 8 Greylag Goose Anser anser 9 Canada Goose Branta canadensis 10 Barnacle Goose Branta leucopsis 11 Brent Goose Branta bernicla 12 Egyptian Goose Alopochen aegyptiaca 13 Shelduck Tadorna tadorna 14 Mandarin Duck Aix galericulata 15 Wigeon Anas penelope 16 American Wigeon Anas americana 17 Gadwall Anas strepera 18 Teal Anas crecca 19 Green-winged Teal Anas carolinensis 20 Mallard Anas platyrhynchos 21 Pintail Anas acuta 22 Garganey Anas querquedula 23 Blue-winged Teal Anas discors 26/11/1995 Tophill Low 24 Shoveler Anas clypeata 25 Red-crested Pochard Netta rufina 26 Pochard Aythya ferina 27 Ring-necked Duck Aythya collaris 28 Ferruginous Duck Aythya nyroca 29 Tufted Duck Aythya fuligula 30 Scaup Aythya marila 31 Lesser Scaup Aythya affinis 15/04/1996 Anglers C.P. 32 Eider Somateria mollissima 33 King Eider Somateria spectabilis 25/04/2008 Flamborough Head 34 Long-tailed Duck Clangula hyemalis 35 Common Scoter Melanitta nigra 36 Black Scoter Melanitta americana 18/06/2014 Redcar 37 Surf Scoter Melanitta perspicillata 38 Velvet Scoter Melanitta fusca 39 Bufflehead Bucephala albeola 12/04/2004 Pugney's C.P. 40 Goldeneye Bucephala clangula 41 Smew Mergellus albellus 42 Red-breasted Merganser Mergus serrator 43 Goosander Mergus merganser 44 Ruddy Duck Oxyura jamaicensis 45 Quail Coturnix coturnix 46 Red-legged Partridge Alectoris rufa 47 Red Grouse Lagopus lagopus 48 Black Grouse Tetrao tetrix 49 Grey Partridge Perdix perdix 50 Pheasant Phasianus colchicus 51 Red-throated Diver Gavia stellata 52 Black-throated Diver Gavia arctica 53 Pacific Diver Gavia pacifica 01/02/2007 Farnham G.P. 54 Great Northern Diver Gavia immer 55 White-billed Diver Gavia adamsii 56 Fulmar Fulmarus glacialis 57 Cory's Shearwater Calonectris borealis 23/09/2012 Holmpton 58 Great Shearwater Puffinus gravis 59 Sooty Shearwater Puffinus griseus 60 Manx Shearwater Puffinus puffinus 61 Balearic Shearwater Puffinus mauretanicus 62 Storm Petrel Hydrobates pelagicus 63 Leach's Petrel Oceanodroma leucorhoa 64 Gannet Morus bassanus 65 Cormorant Phalacrocorax carbo 66 Shag Phalacrocorax aristotelis 67 Bittern Botaurus stellaris 68 Little Bittern Ixobrychus minutus 04/07/2015 Old Moor 69 Night-heron Nycticorax nycticorax 70 Squacco Heron Ardeola ralloides 03/06/1994 Thorpe Marsh 71 Cattle Egret Bubulcus ibis 72 Little Egret Egretta garzetta 73 Great White Egret Ardea alba 74 Grey Heron Ardea cinerea 75 Purple Heron Ardea purpurea 76 Black Stork Ciconia nigra 27/08/2008 Cawood 77 White Stork Ciconia ciconia 78 Glossy Ibis Plegadis falcinellus 01/06/1989 Fairburn Ings 79 Spoonbill Platalea leucorodia 80 Pied-billed Grebe Podilymbus podiceps 14/06/1997 Skelton Lake 81 Little Grebe Tachybaptus ruficollis 82 Great Crested Grebe Podiceps cristatus 83 Red-necked Grebe Podiceps grisegena 84 Slavonian Grebe Podiceps auritus 85 Black-necked Grebe Podiceps nigricollis 86 Honey-buzzard Pernis apivorus 87 Black Kite Milvus migrans 88 Red Kite Milvus milvus 89 White-tailed Eagle Haliaeetus albicilla 90 Marsh Harrier Circus aeruginosus 91 Hen Harrier Circus cyaneus 92 Pallid Harrier Circus macrourus 15/05/2012 Patrington Haven 93 Montagu's Harrier Circus pygargus 94 Goshawk Accipiter gentilis 95 Sparrowhawk Accipiter nisus 96 Buzzard Buteo buteo 97 Rough-legged Buzzard Buteo lagopus 98 Golden Eagle Aquila chrysaetos 99 Osprey Pandion haliaetus 100 Water Rail Rallus aquaticus 101 Spotted Crake Porzana porzana 102 Corncrake Crex crex 103 Moorhen Gallinula chloropus 104 Coot Fulica atra 105 Crane Grus grus 106 Little Bustard Tetrax tetrax 31/12/2014 Fraisthorpe 107 Stone-curlew Burhinus oedicnemus 108 Black-winged Stilt Himantopus himantopus 11/05/1991 Filey Dams 109 Avocet Recurvirostra avosetta 110 Oystercatcher Haematopus ostralegus 111 Grey Plover Pluvialis squatarola 112 Golden Plover Pluvialis apricaria 113 American Golden Plover Pluvialis dominica 114 Pacific Golden Plover Pluvialis fulva 08/07/2000 Brough Haven 115 Dotterel Charadrius morinellus 116 Ringed Plover Charadrius hiaticula 117 Little Ringed Plover Charadrius dubius 118 Lapwing Vanellus vanellus 119 Kentish Plover Anarhynchus alexandrinus 120 Whimbrel Numenius phaeopus 121 Curlew Numenius arquata 122 Black-tailed Godwit Limosa limosa 123 Bar-tailed Godwit Limosa lapponica 124 Turnstone Arenaria interpres 125 Great Knot Calidris tenuirostris 03/11/1996 Bran Sands 126 Knot Calidris canutus 127 Ruff Calidris pugnax 128 Sharp-tailed Sandpiper Calidris acuminata 22/08/2010 Patrington Haven 129 Broad-billed Sandpiper Calidris falcinellus 17/07/1988 Blacktoft Sands 130 Curlew Sandpiper Calidris ferruginea 131 Temminck's Stint Calidris temminckii 132 Sanderling Calidris alba 133 Dunlin Calidris alpina 134 Purple Sandpiper Calidris maritima 135 Baird's Sandpiper Calidris bairdii 08/05/1995 Filey 136 Little Stint Calidris minuta 137 White-rumped Sandpiper Calidris fuscicollis 138 Least Sandpiper Calidris minutilla 20/10/1999 Blacktoft Sands 139 Buff-breasted Sandpiper Calidris subruficollis 140 Pectoral Sandpiper Calidris melanotos 141 Semipalmated Sandpiper Calidris pusilla 02/06/1996 Beacon Ponds 142 Wilson's Phalarope Phalaropus tricolor 02/09/1997 Beacon Ponds 143 Red-necked Phalarope Phalaropus lobatus 144 Grey Phalarope Phalaropus fulicarius 145 Terek Sandpiper Xenus cinereus 24/05/2009 Patrington Haven 146 Common Sandpiper Actitis hypoleucos 147 Spotted Sandpiper Actitis macularius 26/05/2007 Astley Lake 148 Green Sandpiper Tringa ochropus 149 Spotted Redshank Tringa erythropus 150 Greenshank Tringa nebularia 151 Lesser Yellowlegs Tringa flavipes 01/09/2001 Tophill Low 152 Marsh Sandpiper Tringa stagnatilis 08/06/2002 New Swillington Ings 153 Wood Sandpiper Tringa glareola 154 Redshank Tringa totanus 155 Jack Snipe Lymnocryptes minimus 156 Long-billed Dowitcher Limnodromus scolopaceus 10/10/1995 Tophill Low 157 Woodcock Scolopax rusticola 158 Snipe Gallinago gallinago 159 Great Snipe Gallinago media 19/09/1993 Humber Estuary, Spurn 160 Collared Pratincole Glareola pratincola 24/05/2009 Astley Lake 161 Pomarine Skua Stercorarius pomarinus 162 Arctic Skua Stercorarius parasiticus 163 Long-tailed Skua Stercorarius longicaudus 164 Great Skua Stercorarius skua 165 Puffin Fratercula arctica 166 Black Guillemot Cepphus grylle 167 Razorbill Alca torda 168 Little Auk Alle alle 169 Guillemot Uria aalge 170 Little Tern Sternula albifrons 171 Gull-billed Tern Gelochelidon nilotica 16/06/2015 Old Moor 172 Caspian Tern Hydroprogne caspia 24/07/2016 Faxfleet 173 Whiskered Tern Chlidonias hybrida 31/05/1995 Wheldrake Ings 174 Black Tern Chlidonias niger 175 White-winged Black Tern Chlidonias leucopterus 176 Sandwich Tern Sterna sandvicensis 177 Lesser Crested Tern Sterna bengalensis 17/06/1993 Beacon Ponds 178 Common Tern Sterna hirundo 179 Roseate Tern Sterna dougallii 180 Arctic Tern Sterna paradisaea 181 Ivory Gull Pagophila eburnea 15/12/2013 Patrington Haven 182 Sabine's Gull Xema sabini 183 Kittiwake Rissa tridactyla 184 Bonaparte's Gull Chroicocephalus philadelphia 10/05/2003 Fairburn Ings 185 Black-headed Gull Chroicocephalus ridibundus 186 Little Gull Hydrocoloeus minutus 187 Ross's Gull Rhodostethia rosea 16/03/2002 Scarborough 188 Laughing Gull Larus atricilla 08/10/2005 Nostell Priory 189 Franklin's Gull Larus pipixcan 15/11/1991 Scorton Tip 190 Mediterranean Gull Larus melanocephalus 191 Common Gull Larus canus 192 Ring-billed Gull Larus delawarensis 193 Lesser Black-backed Gull Larus fuscus 194 Herring Gull Larus argentatus 195 Yellow-legged Gull Larus michahellis 196 Caspian Gull Larus cachinnans 197 Iceland Gull Larus glaucoides 198 Glaucous Gull Larus hyperboreus 199 Great Black-backed Gull Larus marinus 200 Rock Dove Columba livia 201 Stock Dove Columba oenas 202 Woodpigeon Columba palumbus 203 Collared Dove Streptopelia decaocto 204 Turtle Dove Streptopelia turtur 205 Great Spotted Cuckoo Clamator glandarius 19/07/2003 Spurn Point 206 Cuckoo Cuculus canorus 207 Barn Owl Tyto alba 208 Little Owl Athene noctua 209 Tawny Owl Strix aluco 210 Long-eared Owl Asio otus 211 Short-eared Owl Asio flammeus 212 Nightjar Caprimulgus europaeus 213 Swift Apus apus 214 Pallid Swift Apus pallidus 28/10/1999 Flamboro' Head. E.Yorks 215 Alpine Swift Apus melba 216 Little Swift Apus affinis 02/07/2008 Old Moor, Barnsley, South Yorks 217 Hoopoe Upupa epops 218 Bee-eater Merops apiaster 14/06/1997 Hornsea Mere, E.Yorks 219 Roller Coracias garrulus 18/08/2006 South Gare, N.Yorks 220 Kingfisher Alcedo atthis 221 Wryneck Jynx torquilla 222 Green Woodpecker Picus viridis 223 Great Spotted Woodpecker Dendrocopos major 224 Lesser Spotted Woodpecker Dryobates minor 225 Kestrel Falco tinnunculus 226 Red-footed Falcon Falco vespertinus 227 Merlin Falco columbarius 228 Hobby Falco subbuteo 229 Peregrine Falco peregrinus 230 Ring-necked Parakeet Psittacula krameri 231 Red-eyed Vireo Vireo olivaceus 30/09/1990 Spurn 232 Golden Oriole Oriolus oriolus 233 Brown Shrike Lanius cristatus 25/09/2008 Flamboro' Head 234 Isabelline Shrike Lanius isabellinus 17/10/1988 Spurn 235 Red-backed Shrike Lanius collurio 236 Lesser Grey Shrike Lanius minor 17/09/1989 Rudston, E.Yorks 237 Great Grey Shrike Lanius excubitor 238 Woodchat Shrike Lanius senator 239 Masked Shrike Lanius nubicus 20/09/2014 Spurn, East Yorkshire 240 Magpie Pica pica 241 Jay Garrulus glandarius 242 Jackdaw Corvus monedula 243 Rook Corvus frugilegus 244 Carrion Crow Corvus corone 245 Hooded Crow Corvus cornix 246 Raven Corvus corax 247 Goldcrest Regulus regulus 248 Firecrest Regulus ignicapilla 249 Blue Tit Cyanistes caeruleus 250 Great Tit Parus major 251 Coal Tit Periparus ater 252 Willow Tit Poecile montana 253 Marsh Tit Poecile palustris 254 Bearded Tit Panurus biarmicus 255 Woodlark Lullula arborea 256 Skylark Alauda arvensis 257 Shore Lark Eremophila alpestris 258 Short-toed Lark Calandrella brachydactyla 259 Sand Martin Riparia riparia 260 Swallow Hirundo rustica 261 House Martin Delichon urbicum 262 Red-rumped Swallow Cecropis daurica 263 Cliff Swallow Petrochelidon pyrrhonota 23/10/1995 Spurn Beauty!!! 264 Cetti's Warbler Cettia cetti 265 Long-tailed Tit Aegithalos caudatus 266 Eastern Crowned Warbler Phylloscopus coronatus 31/10/2014 Brotton, N.Yorks 267 Greenish Warbler Phylloscopus trochiloides 268 Arctic Warbler Phylloscopus borealis 07/09/1996 Spurn Spurn 1/9/2000, 8/10/2000 269 Pallas's Warbler Phylloscopus proregulus 270 Yellow-browed Warbler Phylloscopus inornatus 271 Hume's Warbler Phylloscopus humei 11/11/1990 Aldbrough, E.Yorks 272 Radde's Warbler Phylloscopus schwarzi 273 Dusky Warbler Phylloscopus fuscatus 274 Western Bonelli's Warbler Phylloscopus bonelli 30/09/2003 Beacon Lane, Spurn 275 Wood Warbler Phylloscopus sibilatrix 276 Chiffchaff Phylloscopus collybita 277 Iberian Chiffchaff Phylloscopus ibericus 11/05/2010 Potteric Carr, S.Yorks 278 Willow Warbler Phylloscopus trochilus 279 Blackcap Sylvia atricapilla 280 Garden Warbler Sylvia borin 281 Asian Desert Warbler Sylvia nana 14/10/1991 Flamboro' Head 282 Barred Warbler Sylvia nisoria 283 Lesser Whitethroat Sylvia curruca 284 Sardinian Warbler Sylvia melanocephala 20/09/1992 Flamboro' Head 285 Subalpine Warbler Sylvia cantillans 286 Whitethroat Sylvia communis 287 Spectacled Warbler Sylvia conspicillata 25/05/1992 Filey, N.Yorks 288 Dartford Warbler Sylvia undata 289 Grasshopper Warbler Locustella naevia 290 Savi's Warbler Locustella luscinioides 27/05/2010 Old Moor, S.Yorks Also seen on 30th 291 Booted Warbler Iduna caligata 06/09/1991 Spurn Spurn 14/6/1992, 27/8/2000 292 Eastern Olivaceous Warbler Iduna pallida 02/09/2010 Flamborough Head 293 Icterine Warbler Hippolais icterina 294 Melodious Warbler Hippolais polyglotta 295 Sedge Warbler Acrocephalus schoenobaenus 296 Paddyfield Warbler Acrocephalus agricola 13/10/2016 Flamborough Head, East Yorks 297 Blyth's Reed Warbler Acrocephalus dumetorum 23/10/1997 Flamboro' Head 298 Marsh Warbler Acrocephalus palustris 299 Reed Warbler Acrocephalus scirpaceus 300 Great Reed Warbler Acrocephalus arundinaceus 26/05/2006 Spurn Point 301 Waxwing Bombycilla garrulus 302 Nuthatch Sitta europaea 303 Treecreeper Certhia familiaris 304 Wren Troglodytes troglodytes 305 Starling Sturnus vulgaris 306 Rose-coloured Starling Pastor roseus 307 Dipper Cinclus cinclus 308 White's Thrush Zoothera dauma 10/10/2004 Spurn 309 Ring Ouzel Turdus torquatus 310 Blackbird Turdus merula 311 Black-throated Thrush Turdus atrogularis 26/03/2007 Buckton, E.Yorks 312 Fieldfare Turdus pilaris 313 Song Thrush Turdus philomelos 314 Redwing Turdus iliacus 315 Mistle Thrush Turdus viscivorus 316 American Robin Turdus migratorius 27/01/2007 Bingley, W.Yorks 317 Brown Flycatcher Muscicapa dauurica 03/10/2007 Flamboro' Head 318 Spotted Flycatcher Muscicapa striata 319 Robin Erithacus rubecula 320 Thrush Nightingale Luscinia luscinia 16/05/1999 Spurn Spurn 24/5/1987 (Heard) Spurn 14/8/2004? 321 Nightingale Luscinia megarhynchos 322 Bluethroat Luscinia svecica 323 Red-flanked Bluetail Tarsiger cyanurus 21/10/2007 Flamboro' Head, E.Yorks 324 Red-breasted Flycatcher Ficedula parva 325 Collared Flycatcher Ficedula albicollis 30/08/2010 Spurn 326 Pied Flycatcher Ficedula hypoleuca 327 Black Redstart Phoenicurus ochruros 328 Redstart Phoenicurus phoenicurus 329 Whinchat Saxicola rubetra 330 Siberian Stonechat Saxicola maurus 23/10/2004 Beacon Lane, Spurn 331 Stonechat Saxicola rubicola 332 Wheatear Oenanthe oenanthe 333 Isabelline Wheatear Oenanthe isabellina 22/10/1990 Spurn 334 Desert Wheatear Oenanthe deserti 27/11/1989 Burnistone, N.Yorks 335 Pied Wheatear Oenanthe pleschanka 23/10/1997 Spurn Spurn 4/10/1998 336 Dunnock Prunella modularis 337 Siberian Accentor Prunella montanella 13/10/2016 Easington, East Yorkshire 338 House Sparrow Passer domesticus 339 Tree Sparrow Passer montanus 340 Yellow Wagtail Motacilla flava 341 Citrine Wagtail Motacilla citreola 19/06/1995 Filey, N.Yorks 342 Grey Wagtail Motacilla cinerea 343 Pied Wagtail Motacilla alba 344 Richard's Pipit Anthus richardi 345 Blyth's Pipit Anthus godlewskii 09/12/2014 Wakefield, W.Yorks 346 Tawny Pipit Anthus campestris 347 Olive-backed Pipit Anthus hodgsoni 21/10/1988 Beacon Lane, Spurn 348 Tree Pipit Anthus trivialis 349 Pechora Pipit Anthus gustavi 09/10/1994 Filey, N.Yorks Miissed Lancy next day due to work commitment! 350 Meadow Pipit Anthus pratensis 351 Red-throated Pipit Anthus cervinus 352 Rock Pipit Anthus petrosus 353 Water Pipit Anthus spinoletta 354 Brambling Fringilla montifringilla 355 Chaffinch Fringilla coelebs 356 Hawfinch Coccothraustes coccothraustes 357 Common Rosefinch Erythrina erythrina 358 Bullfinch Pyrrhula pyrrhula 359 Greenfinch Chloris chloris 360 Linnet Linaria cannabina 361 Twite Linaria flavirostris 362 Lesser Redpoll Acanthis cabaret 363 Common (Mealy) Redpoll Acanthis flammea 364 Arctic Redpoll Acanthis hornemanni 365 Two-barred Crossbill Loxia leucoptera 09/11/2008 Garfitts Farm, N.Yorks 366 Common Crossbill Loxia curvirostra 367 Goldfinch Carduelis carduelis 368 Serin Serinus serinus 369 Siskin Spinus spinus 370 Snow Bunting Plectrophenax nivalis 371 Lapland Bunting Calcarius lapponicus 372 White-throated Sparrow Zonotrichia albicollis 22/10/2002 Flamboro' Head, E.Yorks 373 Black-headed Bunting Emberiza melanocephala 08/07/2000 Flamboro' Head, E.Yorks 374 Corn Bunting Emberiza calandra 375 Ortolan Bunting Emberiza hortulana 376 Yellowhammer Emberiza citrinella 377 Pine Bunting Emberiza leucocephalos 17/03/1996 Harthill Res, S.Yorks 378 Reed Bunting Emberiza schoeniclus 379 Yellow-breasted Bunting Emberiza aureola 18/09/1994 Filey 380 Little Bunting Emberiza pusilla 381 Rustic Bunting Emberiza rustica 382 Bobolink Dolichonyx oryzivorus 27/10/2001 Long Bank, Spurn Area 383 Blackpoll Warbler Setophaga striata 24/10/1993 Flamboro' Head