Alan Whitehead: Holmpton Life List BOU Record(s) 1 to 154 of 154 total. Seq. Species Scientific Name Date Location Comments 1 Mute Swan Cygnus olor 2 Bewick's Swan Cygnus columbianus 02/11/2012 a single bird S 3 Bean Goose Anser fabalis 4 Pink-footed Goose Anser brachyrhynchus 02/11/2012 c50 5 White-fronted Goose Anser albifrons 09/01/2016 2 6 Greylag Goose Anser anser 2 birds South 7 Canada Goose Branta canadensis 10/01/2016 8 Brent Goose Branta bernicla 07/10/2014 8 9 Shelduck Tadorna tadorna 10 Wigeon Anas penelope 11 Gadwall Anas strepera 17/11/2014 12 Teal Anas crecca 13 Mallard Anas platyrhynchos 14 Eider Somateria mollissima 08/10/2012 8 15 Common Scoter Melanitta nigra 16 Goldeneye Bucephala clangula 03/01/2013 2 Adult males 17 Red-legged Partridge Alectoris rufa 18 Grey Partridge Perdix perdix 19 Pheasant Phasianus colchicus 20 Red-throated Diver Gavia stellata 21 Black-throated Diver Gavia arctica 22 Great Northern Diver Gavia immer 23 Fulmar Fulmarus glacialis 10/08/2012 24 Cory's Shearwater Calonectris borealis 23/09/2012 Top tick! 25 Sooty Shearwater Puffinus griseus 26 Manx Shearwater Puffinus puffinus 27 Gannet Morus bassanus 28 Cormorant Phalacrocorax carbo 29 Shag Phalacrocorax aristotelis 29/03/2013 30 Little Egret Egretta garzetta 10/08/2012 31 Grey Heron Ardea cinerea 32 Great Crested Grebe Podiceps cristatus 33 Honey-buzzard Pernis apivorus 01/08/2017 1st record! 34 Red Kite Milvus milvus 03/04/2017 1st record 35 Marsh Harrier Circus aeruginosus 15/07/2012 36 Hen Harrier Circus cyaneus 37 Sparrowhawk Accipiter nisus 38 Buzzard Buteo buteo 39 Osprey Pandion haliaetus 14/05/2014 40 Water Rail Rallus aquaticus 15/09/2014 41 Moorhen Gallinula chloropus 42 Avocet Recurvirostra avosetta 24/03/2012 43 Oystercatcher Haematopus ostralegus 44 Grey Plover Pluvialis squatarola 30/03/2017 1st record, 6 birds 45 Golden Plover Pluvialis apricaria 46 Ringed Plover Charadrius hiaticula 47 Lapwing Vanellus vanellus 48 Whimbrel Numenius phaeopus 49 Curlew Numenius arquata 50 Bar-tailed Godwit Limosa lapponica 51 Turnstone Arenaria interpres 08/08/2012 52 Knot Calidris canutus 15/08/2012 53 Ruff Calidris pugnax 20/08/2012 7 54 Sanderling Calidris alba 11/08/2012 55 Dunlin Calidris alpina 56 Common Sandpiper Actitis hypoleucos 19/08/2012 57 Redshank Tringa totanus 24/08/2012 58 Jack Snipe Lymnocryptes minimus 01/12/2012 59 Woodcock Scolopax rusticola 60 Snipe Gallinago gallinago 61 Pomarine Skua Stercorarius pomarinus 09/08/2012 62 Arctic Skua Stercorarius parasiticus 27/07/2012 63 Great Skua Stercorarius skua 08/08/2012 64 Razorbill Alca torda 65 Guillemot Uria aalge 66 Little Tern Sternula albifrons 67 Sandwich Tern Sterna sandvicensis 31/03/2012 earliest record 68 Common Tern Sterna hirundo 69 Roseate Tern Sterna dougallii 08/08/2012 2 70 Arctic Tern Sterna paradisaea 71 Kittiwake Rissa tridactyla 72 Black-headed Gull Chroicocephalus ridibundus 73 Little Gull Hydrocoloeus minutus 74 Mediterranean Gull Larus melanocephalus 23/08/2012 3 Adults 75 Common Gull Larus canus 76 Lesser Black-backed Gull Larus fuscus 77 Herring Gull Larus argentatus 78 Yellow-legged Gull Larus michahellis 08/08/2012 79 Iceland Gull Larus glaucoides 25/01/2017 1st record 80 Great Black-backed Gull Larus marinus 81 Rock Dove Columba livia 82 Stock Dove Columba oenas 83 Woodpigeon Columba palumbus 84 Collared Dove Streptopelia decaocto 85 Cuckoo Cuculus canorus 08/05/2012 86 Barn Owl Tyto alba 87 Little Owl Athene noctua 88 Tawny Owl Strix aluco 89 Short-eared Owl Asio flammeus 3 records 90 Nightjar Caprimulgus europaeus 13/05/2016 91 Swift Apus apus 92 Great Spotted Woodpecker Dendrocopos major 93 Kestrel Falco tinnunculus 94 Merlin Falco columbarius 95 Hobby Falco subbuteo 23/05/2017 1st record 96 Peregrine Falco peregrinus 97 Magpie Pica pica 98 Jackdaw Corvus monedula 99 Rook Corvus frugilegus 100 Carrion Crow Corvus corone 101 Goldcrest Regulus regulus 102 Blue Tit Cyanistes caeruleus 103 Great Tit Parus major 104 Coal Tit Periparus ater 105 Skylark Alauda arvensis 106 Sand Martin Riparia riparia 30/03/2012 earliest record 107 Swallow Hirundo rustica 22/04/2012 108 House Martin Delichon urbicum 02/05/2012 109 Long-tailed Tit Aegithalos caudatus 110 Chiffchaff Phylloscopus collybita 03/04/2012 first record! 111 Willow Warbler Phylloscopus trochilus 112 Blackcap Sylvia atricapilla 113 Garden Warbler Sylvia borin 114 Lesser Whitethroat Sylvia curruca 115 Whitethroat Sylvia communis 116 Waxwing Bombycilla garrulus 117 Treecreeper Certhia familiaris 118 Wren Troglodytes troglodytes 119 Starling Sturnus vulgaris 120 Ring Ouzel Turdus torquatus 30/09/2013 24/5/14 121 Blackbird Turdus merula 122 Fieldfare Turdus pilaris 03/04/2012 first record! 123 Song Thrush Turdus philomelos 124 Redwing Turdus iliacus 125 Mistle Thrush Turdus viscivorus 126 Spotted Flycatcher Muscicapa striata 20/09/2014 Old Hive 127 Robin Erithacus rubecula 128 Pied Flycatcher Ficedula hypoleuca 11/10/2014 First record 129 Redstart Phoenicurus phoenicurus 08/08/2012 130 Whinchat Saxicola rubetra 131 Stonechat Saxicola rubicola 15/08/2012 132 Wheatear Oenanthe oenanthe 133 Dunnock Prunella modularis 134 House Sparrow Passer domesticus 135 Tree Sparrow Passer montanus 136 Yellow Wagtail Motacilla flava 15/08/2012 137 Grey Wagtail Motacilla cinerea 138 Pied Wagtail Motacilla alba 139 Meadow Pipit Anthus pratensis 140 Brambling Fringilla montifringilla 08/10/2014 c4 141 Chaffinch Fringilla coelebs 142 Bullfinch Pyrrhula pyrrhula 143 Greenfinch Chloris chloris 144 Linnet Linaria cannabina 145 Twite Linaria flavirostris 15/10/2016 146 Lesser Redpoll Acanthis cabaret 147 Common Crossbill Loxia curvirostra 18/07/2013 1st record 148 Goldfinch Carduelis carduelis 149 Siskin Spinus spinus 150 Snow Bunting Plectrophenax nivalis 151 Lapland Bunting Calcarius lapponicus 152 Corn Bunting Emberiza calandra 153 Yellowhammer Emberiza citrinella 154 Reed Bunting Emberiza schoeniclus