Alan Whitehead: North Duffield Carr Life List BOU Record(s) 1 to 152 of 152 total. Seq. Species Scientific Name Date Location Comments 1 Mute Swan Cygnus olor 30/03/2010 Record count 100 - 30/3/2010 2 Bewick's Swan Cygnus columbianus 11 sightings seen in 8 years totaling 112 birds. 88,90,98,99,00,02,04,08. Record count 47 - 14/2/1998 3 Whooper Swan Cygnus cygnus Seen every year. Record count 63 - 28/1/2006 4 Bean Goose Anser fabalis Taiga - 2 birds 8/31988. Tundra - 3 on 30/1/2000, 1 on 2/3/2004 5 Pink-footed Goose Anser brachyrhynchus 10 sightings of 280 birds. Record count 200 flew N on 30/1/2005 6 White-fronted Goose Anser albifrons 5 on 8/3/1988, 5/4/1993, 2/3/2004 7 Greylag Goose Anser anser Record count 62 - 26/11/2004 8 Canada Goose Branta canadensis Record count 40 - 30/1/2005 9 Barnacle Goose Branta leucopsis 31/03/2004 Suprisingly only one record of 2 birds 10 Brent Goose Branta bernicla 15/1/2006, 5/2/2010 11 Egyptian Goose Alopochen aegyptiaca 12 Shelduck Tadorna tadorna Record count 47 - 19/2/2005 13 Wigeon Anas penelope Record count c3000 - 8/3/1988 14 American Wigeon Anas americana 23/03/2007 Drake. 2 males had been present in the Bubwith area 15 Gadwall Anas strepera Record count 50 - 1/2/2010 16 Teal Anas crecca Record count 1500 - 8/3/1988 17 Mallard Anas platyrhynchos Record count 40 - 1/11/2009 18 Pintail Anas acuta Record count 100 - 1/3/2004 19 Garganey Anas querquedula 11 sightings of 14 birds - 98,99,06,08,10 20 Shoveler Anas clypeata Record count 56 - 1/1/2010 21 Pochard Aythya ferina Record count c2000 - 18/1/1998 22 Ring-necked Duck Aythya collaris Drakes on 21/2/2004, 29/5/2006 23 Tufted Duck Aythya fuligula Record count 62 - 14/2/1998 24 Scaup Aythya marila 26/11/2012 25 Common Scoter Melanitta nigra 31/03/2006 Drake on river 26 Goldeneye Bucephala clangula 15 records of 32 birds - 88,93,98,99,01,02,03,04,05,10 27 Red-breasted Merganser Mergus serrator 14/03/2003 Ad W female 28 Goosander Mergus merganser 3 birds - 1/1/2003, 1/4/2004, 21/3/2009 29 Ruddy Duck Oxyura jamaicensis 7 records of 29 birds - 93,98,99,04,06 30 Quail Coturnix coturnix Heard intermitently between 17th May and 13th July 2008 31 Red-legged Partridge Alectoris rufa 32 Grey Partridge Perdix perdix 04/01/1993 7 birds. The only record! 33 Pheasant Phasianus colchicus 34 Gannet Morus bassanus 26/09/2007 2 birds 35 Cormorant Phalacrocorax carbo 36 Bittern Botaurus stellaris 16/11/2012 37 Little Egret Egretta garzetta 5/5/2006, 2 on 28/5/2006, 7/6/2006 38 Great White Egret Ardea alba 30/05/2016 151 for the reserve 39 Grey Heron Ardea cinerea Record count 10 - 1/4/2010 40 Little Grebe Tachybaptus ruficollis Record count 6 - 2/5/2004 41 Great Crested Grebe Podiceps cristatus Record count 4 - 17/3/2004 42 Black-necked Grebe Podiceps nigricollis 8 records of 18 birds - 98,04,06. Recorod count 5 - 30/5/1998 43 Honey-buzzard Pernis apivorus 14/09/2008 2 birds 44 Red Kite Milvus milvus 28/08/2008 45 Marsh Harrier Circus aeruginosus 26 records of 34 birds includng an unbelievable 6 on 17th September 2008 46 Goshawk Accipiter gentilis 05/04/1993 47 Sparrowhawk Accipiter nisus 48 Buzzard Buteo buteo 49 Osprey Pandion haliaetus 15/04/2012 1st after 26 years! 50 Water Rail Rallus aquaticus Seen on 5th May 2010. Heard on 4 other dates 51 Corncrake Crex crex 06/06/2009 Heard 52 Moorhen Gallinula chloropus 53 Coot Fulica atra Record count c100 - 5/2/2008 54 Crane Grus grus 55 Oystercatcher Haematopus ostralegus Record count 13 - 27/2/2004 56 Golden Plover Pluvialis apricaria Record count c3000 - 17/2/2005 57 Ringed Plover Charadrius hiaticula Excellent count 42 - 19/5/2006 58 Little Ringed Plover Charadrius dubius 07/05/1988 59 Lapwing Vanellus vanellus Record count c1500 - 25/2/2007 60 Whimbrel Numenius phaeopus 61 Curlew Numenius arquata 62 Black-tailed Godwit Limosa limosa 63 Ruff Calidris pugnax 64 Dunlin Calidris alpina Record count 325 - 23/2/1993 65 Common Sandpiper Actitis hypoleucos 04/05/1988 66 Green Sandpiper Tringa ochropus 7 records of 8 birds - 00,04,05,07,08,09 67 Spotted Redshank Tringa erythropus 3 records - 9/4/88, 2/5/98, 28/4/10 68 Greenshank Tringa nebularia 69 Redshank Tringa totanus 70 Jack Snipe Lymnocryptes minimus 71 Woodcock Scolopax rusticola 01/02/2008 Flushed from field by Rocky! 72 Snipe Gallinago gallinago 73 Black Tern Chlidonias niger 08/05/2016 My 150th for the reserve!!! 74 Common Tern Sterna hirundo 75 Arctic Tern Sterna paradisaea 01/05/2004 3 Birds 76 Black-headed Gull Chroicocephalus ridibundus 77 Little Gull Hydrocoloeus minutus 5 1st summer birds - 2/5/1998, 3 on 12/5/2004, 29/4/2006 78 Mediterranean Gull Larus melanocephalus Ad winter 13/2/1997 and 31/3/2004 79 Common Gull Larus canus 80 Lesser Black-backed Gull Larus fuscus 81 Herring Gull Larus argentatus 82 Glaucous Gull Larus hyperboreus 3rd winter 26/2/2004, 1st winter 16/2/2008 83 Great Black-backed Gull Larus marinus 100 on 1/2/2008 84 Stock Dove Columba oenas 85 Woodpigeon Columba palumbus 86 Collared Dove Streptopelia decaocto 87 Turtle Dove Streptopelia turtur Only 1 sighting on 24/8/2000 88 Cuckoo Cuculus canorus 89 Barn Owl Tyto alba Seen almost daily. More than 1 in view at once not uncommon! 90 Tawny Owl Strix aluco 91 Long-eared Owl Asio otus Amazing record of young bird in 2009. Seen in daylight by many over period of c3 weeks between late June and mid July 92 Short-eared Owl Asio flammeus 2 records. 22/3/1998, 4/5/2008 93 Swift Apus apus c250 on 31/5/2006 94 Kingfisher Alcedo atthis 4 records. 03, 2 in 04, 08 95 Great Spotted Woodpecker Dendrocopos major 12 records. 03, 04, 08 96 Kestrel Falco tinnunculus 97 Merlin Falco columbarius 5 records 98 Hobby Falco subbuteo 21/09/2008 Took too long! 99 Peregrine Falco peregrinus Seen most winters 100 Red-backed Shrike Lanius collurio 24/05/2010 MY MOMENT! 101 Great Grey Shrike Lanius excubitor 102 Magpie Pica pica 9 on 26/12/1998 103 Jay Garrulus glandarius 4 records. 2 on 10/11/2005, 12/11/2005, 23/12/2005, 2/1/2006 104 Jackdaw Corvus monedula 105 Rook Corvus frugilegus 106 Carrion Crow Corvus corone 107 Goldcrest Regulus regulus 108 Blue Tit Cyanistes caeruleus 109 Great Tit Parus major 110 Marsh Tit Poecile palustris 02/10/2005 111 Skylark Alauda arvensis 112 Sand Martin Riparia riparia c250 on 4/5/2004 113 Swallow Hirundo rustica c250 on 19/9/2005 114 House Martin Delichon urbicum c50 on 2/9/2005 115 Long-tailed Tit Aegithalos caudatus 116 Chiffchaff Phylloscopus collybita Earliest 31/3/2004 117 Willow Warbler Phylloscopus trochilus Earliest 20/4/2008 118 Blackcap Sylvia atricapilla Earliest 25/4/2007 119 Garden Warbler Sylvia borin 120 Lesser Whitethroat Sylvia curruca Earliest 27/4/1999 121 Whitethroat Sylvia communis Earliest 17/4/2008 122 Sedge Warbler Acrocephalus schoenobaenus Earliest 23/4/2010 123 Treecreeper Certhia familiaris 10/12/2005 124 Wren Troglodytes troglodytes 125 Starling Sturnus vulgaris 126 Blackbird Turdus merula 127 Fieldfare Turdus pilaris Record count - c500 on 1/1/2003 128 Song Thrush Turdus philomelos 129 Redwing Turdus iliacus Record count - c50 on 8/3/1988 130 Mistle Thrush Turdus viscivorus 131 Robin Erithacus rubecula 132 Whinchat Saxicola rubetra 2 records. 2 on 25/8/2006, 17/9/2008 133 Stonechat Saxicola rubicola 02, 03, 04, 05, 06, 08, 09 134 Wheatear Oenanthe oenanthe 4 records. 2 on 5/4/1993, 2/10/2005, 17/9/2008, 5/5/2010 135 Dunnock Prunella modularis 136 House Sparrow Passer domesticus 21/02/2004 Only record! 137 Tree Sparrow Passer montanus 138 Yellow Wagtail Motacilla flava Seen most years 139 Grey Wagtail Motacilla cinerea 5 records. 05,06,07,09,10 140 Pied Wagtail Motacilla alba 30 on 15/11/1997 141 Meadow Pipit Anthus pratensis c80 on 19/9/2005 142 Water Pipit Anthus spinoletta 2 records. 19/3/2004, 19/2/2005 143 Brambling Fringilla montifringilla 5 records. 2 on 14/2/2004, 3 on 1/3/2004, 5/2/2005, 6/1/2008, 10/2/2008 144 Chaffinch Fringilla coelebs 145 Bullfinch Pyrrhula pyrrhula 146 Greenfinch Chloris chloris 147 Linnet Linaria cannabina 148 Lesser Redpoll Acanthis cabaret 3 records. 1/1/2004, 14/2/2004, 18/12/2005 149 Goldfinch Carduelis carduelis 150 Corn Bunting Emberiza calandra 151 Yellowhammer Emberiza citrinella Record count - 10 on 1/1/2004 152 Reed Bunting Emberiza schoeniclus Record count - 20 on 24/3/2004