Alan Whitehead: Spurn Life List BOU Record(s) 1 to 297 of 297 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 Greylag Goose Anser anser 8 Canada Goose Branta canadensis 9 Barnacle Goose Branta leucopsis 10 Brent Goose Branta bernicla 11 Egyptian Goose Alopochen aegyptiaca 12 Shelduck Tadorna tadorna 13 Wigeon Anas penelope 14 American Wigeon Anas americana 15 Gadwall Anas strepera 16 Teal Anas crecca 17 Mallard Anas platyrhynchos 18 Pintail Anas acuta 19 Garganey Anas querquedula 20 Shoveler Anas clypeata 21 Red-crested Pochard Netta rufina 25/05/2017 1st record 22 Pochard Aythya ferina 23 Tufted Duck Aythya fuligula 24 Scaup Aythya marila 25 Eider Somateria mollissima 26 Long-tailed Duck Clangula hyemalis 27 Common Scoter Melanitta nigra 28 Velvet Scoter Melanitta fusca 29 Goldeneye Bucephala clangula 30 Smew Mergellus albellus 31 Red-breasted Merganser Mergus serrator 32 Goosander Mergus merganser 33 Red-legged Partridge Alectoris rufa 34 Grey Partridge Perdix perdix 35 Pheasant Phasianus colchicus 36 Red-throated Diver Gavia stellata 37 Black-throated Diver Gavia arctica 38 Great Northern Diver Gavia immer 39 Fulmar Fulmarus glacialis 40 Sooty Shearwater Puffinus griseus 41 Manx Shearwater Puffinus puffinus 42 Storm Petrel Hydrobates pelagicus 43 Leach's Petrel Oceanodroma leucorhoa 44 Gannet Morus bassanus 45 Cormorant Phalacrocorax carbo 46 Shag Phalacrocorax aristotelis 47 Bittern Botaurus stellaris 48 Night-heron Nycticorax nycticorax 49 Little Egret Egretta garzetta 50 Great White Egret Ardea alba 51 Grey Heron Ardea cinerea 52 Black Stork Ciconia nigra 08/08/2015 Kilnsea Wetlands 53 White Stork Ciconia ciconia 54 Glossy Ibis Plegadis falcinellus 17/10/2016 Humber Estuary, Spurn 55 Spoonbill Platalea leucorodia 56 Little Grebe Tachybaptus ruficollis 57 Great Crested Grebe Podiceps cristatus 58 Red-necked Grebe Podiceps grisegena 59 Slavonian Grebe Podiceps auritus 60 Honey-buzzard Pernis apivorus 61 Black Kite Milvus migrans 62 Red Kite Milvus milvus 63 Marsh Harrier Circus aeruginosus 64 Hen Harrier Circus cyaneus 65 Pallid Harrier Circus macrourus 07/11/2016 Spurn 66 Montagu's Harrier Circus pygargus 02/06/2016 1st record 67 Sparrowhawk Accipiter nisus 68 Buzzard Buteo buteo 69 Rough-legged Buzzard Buteo lagopus 70 Osprey Pandion haliaetus 71 Water Rail Rallus aquaticus 72 Moorhen Gallinula chloropus 73 Coot Fulica atra 74 Crane Grus grus 75 Stone-curlew Burhinus oedicnemus 76 Avocet Recurvirostra avosetta 77 Oystercatcher Haematopus ostralegus 78 Grey Plover Pluvialis squatarola 79 Golden Plover Pluvialis apricaria 80 American Golden Plover Pluvialis dominica 81 Dotterel Charadrius morinellus 82 Ringed Plover Charadrius hiaticula 83 Little Ringed Plover Charadrius dubius 84 Lapwing Vanellus vanellus 85 Kentish Plover Anarhynchus alexandrinus 86 Whimbrel Numenius phaeopus 87 Curlew Numenius arquata 88 Black-tailed Godwit Limosa limosa 89 Bar-tailed Godwit Limosa lapponica 90 Turnstone Arenaria interpres 91 Knot Calidris canutus 92 Ruff Calidris pugnax 93 Sharp-tailed Sandpiper Calidris acuminata 22/08/2010 Humber estuary 94 Broad-billed Sandpiper Calidris falcinellus 25/05/2008 Humber estuary 95 Curlew Sandpiper Calidris ferruginea 96 Temminck's Stint Calidris temminckii 97 Sanderling Calidris alba 98 Dunlin Calidris alpina 99 Purple Sandpiper Calidris maritima 100 Little Stint Calidris minuta 101 White-rumped Sandpiper Calidris fuscicollis 102 Buff-breasted Sandpiper Calidris subruficollis 103 Pectoral Sandpiper Calidris melanotos 104 Semipalmated Sandpiper Calidris pusilla 02/06/1996 Beacon Ponds 105 Wilson's Phalarope Phalaropus tricolor 02/09/1997 Beacon Ponds 106 Red-necked Phalarope Phalaropus lobatus 107 Grey Phalarope Phalaropus fulicarius 108 Common Sandpiper Actitis hypoleucos 109 Green Sandpiper Tringa ochropus 110 Spotted Redshank Tringa erythropus 111 Greenshank Tringa nebularia 112 Wood Sandpiper Tringa glareola 113 Redshank Tringa totanus 114 Jack Snipe Lymnocryptes minimus 115 Long-billed Dowitcher Limnodromus scolopaceus 03/07/2004 Warren 116 Woodcock Scolopax rusticola 117 Snipe Gallinago gallinago 118 Great Snipe Gallinago media 19/09/1993 Humber Estuary 119 Pomarine Skua Stercorarius pomarinus 120 Arctic Skua Stercorarius parasiticus 121 Long-tailed Skua Stercorarius longicaudus 122 Great Skua Stercorarius skua 123 Puffin Fratercula arctica 124 Razorbill Alca torda 125 Little Auk Alle alle 126 Guillemot Uria aalge 127 Little Tern Sternula albifrons 128 Black Tern Chlidonias niger 129 White-winged Black Tern Chlidonias leucopterus 29/06/2017 1st record at Kilnsea Wetlands/Beacon Ponds 130 Sandwich Tern Sterna sandvicensis 131 Lesser Crested Tern Sterna bengalensis 17/06/1993 Beacon Ponds 132 Common Tern Sterna hirundo 133 Roseate Tern Sterna dougallii 134 Arctic Tern Sterna paradisaea 135 Ivory Gull Pagophila eburnea 22/12/2013 Sammy's Point 136 Kittiwake Rissa tridactyla 137 Black-headed Gull Chroicocephalus ridibundus 138 Little Gull Hydrocoloeus minutus 139 Mediterranean Gull Larus melanocephalus 140 Common Gull Larus canus 141 Lesser Black-backed Gull Larus fuscus 142 Herring Gull Larus argentatus 143 Yellow-legged Gull Larus michahellis 144 Caspian Gull Larus cachinnans 145 Great Black-backed Gull Larus marinus 146 Rock Dove Columba livia 147 Stock Dove Columba oenas 148 Woodpigeon Columba palumbus 149 Collared Dove Streptopelia decaocto 150 Turtle Dove Streptopelia turtur 151 Great Spotted Cuckoo Clamator glandarius 19/07/2003 Point Dunes 152 Cuckoo Cuculus canorus 153 Barn Owl Tyto alba 154 Little Owl Athene noctua 155 Tawny Owl Strix aluco 156 Long-eared Owl Asio otus 157 Short-eared Owl Asio flammeus 158 Nightjar Caprimulgus europaeus 159 Swift Apus apus 160 Pallid Swift Apus pallidus 21/10/2004 Roosted on Lighthouse 161 Hoopoe Upupa epops 162 Bee-eater Merops apiaster 163 Kingfisher Alcedo atthis 164 Wryneck Jynx torquilla 165 Great Spotted Woodpecker Dendrocopos major 166 Kestrel Falco tinnunculus 167 Red-footed Falcon Falco vespertinus 24/08/2015 1st record 168 Merlin Falco columbarius 169 Hobby Falco subbuteo 170 Peregrine Falco peregrinus 171 Ring-necked Parakeet Psittacula krameri 172 Red-eyed Vireo Vireo olivaceus 30/09/1990 Blue Bell corner 173 Golden Oriole Oriolus oriolus 174 Brown Shrike Lanius cristatus 31/10/2016 Canal Bank, Spurn 175 Isabelline Shrike Lanius isabellinus 17/10/1988 Warren Also 15/10/2014 176 Red-backed Shrike Lanius collurio 177 Lesser Grey Shrike Lanius minor 25/09/2005 Sheepfield 178 Great Grey Shrike Lanius excubitor 179 Woodchat Shrike Lanius senator 180 Masked Shrike Lanius nubicus 20/09/2014 Triangle 181 Magpie Pica pica 182 Jay Garrulus glandarius 183 Jackdaw Corvus monedula 184 Rook Corvus frugilegus 185 Carrion Crow Corvus corone 186 Hooded Crow Corvus cornix 187 Raven Corvus corax 188 Goldcrest Regulus regulus 189 Firecrest Regulus ignicapilla 190 Blue Tit Cyanistes caeruleus 191 Great Tit Parus major 192 Coal Tit Periparus ater 193 Bearded Tit Panurus biarmicus 194 Woodlark Lullula arborea 195 Skylark Alauda arvensis 196 Shore Lark Eremophila alpestris 197 Sand Martin Riparia riparia 198 Swallow Hirundo rustica 199 House Martin Delichon urbicum 200 Cliff Swallow Petrochelidon pyrrhonota 23/10/1995 Sandy Beaches Caravan Park 201 Long-tailed Tit Aegithalos caudatus 202 Greenish Warbler Phylloscopus trochiloides 203 Arctic Warbler Phylloscopus borealis 07/09/1996 Point Also seen in Sept and Oct 2000 204 Pallas's Warbler Phylloscopus proregulus 205 Yellow-browed Warbler Phylloscopus inornatus 206 Hume's Warbler Phylloscopus humei 09/11/2003 Easington 207 Radde's Warbler Phylloscopus schwarzi 208 Dusky Warbler Phylloscopus fuscatus 209 Western Bonelli's Warbler Phylloscopus bonelli 30/09/2003 Beacon Lane 210 Wood Warbler Phylloscopus sibilatrix 211 Chiffchaff Phylloscopus collybita 212 Iberian Chiffchaff Phylloscopus ibericus 16/04/2017 Kilnsea 213 Willow Warbler Phylloscopus trochilus 214 Blackcap Sylvia atricapilla 215 Garden Warbler Sylvia borin 216 Barred Warbler Sylvia nisoria 217 Lesser Whitethroat Sylvia curruca 218 Sardinian Warbler Sylvia melanocephala 16/05/2016 Triangle, Spurn 219 Subalpine Warbler Sylvia cantillans 220 Whitethroat Sylvia communis 221 Grasshopper Warbler Locustella naevia 222 Savi's Warbler Locustella luscinioides 29/04/2017 Canal Zone 223 Booted Warbler Iduna caligata 06/09/1991 Triangle Also seen in June 92 and Aug 2000 224 Icterine Warbler Hippolais icterina 225 Sedge Warbler Acrocephalus schoenobaenus 226 Blyth's Reed Warbler Acrocephalus dumetorum 07/10/2007 Big hedge 227 Marsh Warbler Acrocephalus palustris 228 Reed Warbler Acrocephalus scirpaceus 229 Great Reed Warbler Acrocephalus arundinaceus 26/05/2006 Point 230 Waxwing Bombycilla garrulus 231 Treecreeper Certhia familiaris 232 Wren Troglodytes troglodytes 233 Starling Sturnus vulgaris 234 Rose-coloured Starling Pastor roseus 235 White's Thrush Zoothera dauma 10/10/2004 Easington Cemetery 236 Ring Ouzel Turdus torquatus 237 Blackbird Turdus merula 238 Fieldfare Turdus pilaris 239 Song Thrush Turdus philomelos 240 Redwing Turdus iliacus 241 Mistle Thrush Turdus viscivorus 242 Spotted Flycatcher Muscicapa striata 243 Robin Erithacus rubecula 244 Thrush Nightingale Luscinia luscinia 05/06/2013 Sammy's Point 245 Nightingale Luscinia megarhynchos 246 Bluethroat Luscinia svecica 247 Red-flanked Bluetail Tarsiger cyanurus 25/10/2016 Kilnsea Wetlands 248 Red-breasted Flycatcher Ficedula parva 249 Collared Flycatcher Ficedula albicollis 30/08/2010 By the entrance gate 250 Pied Flycatcher Ficedula hypoleuca 251 Black Redstart Phoenicurus ochruros 252 Redstart Phoenicurus phoenicurus 253 Whinchat Saxicola rubetra 254 Siberian Stonechat Saxicola maurus 11/10/1992 Triangle. Also 93 and 2004 255 Stonechat Saxicola rubicola 256 Wheatear Oenanthe oenanthe 257 Isabelline Wheatear Oenanthe isabellina 21/10/1990 Humber Bank 258 Pied Wheatear Oenanthe pleschanka 23/10/1997 Humber Shore. Also 4/10/98 at the Point 259 Dunnock Prunella modularis 260 Siberian Accentor Prunella montanella 14/10/2016 Easington 261 House Sparrow Passer domesticus 262 Tree Sparrow Passer montanus 263 Yellow Wagtail Motacilla flava 264 Citrine Wagtail Motacilla citreola 02/10/2015 Canal Scrape 265 Grey Wagtail Motacilla cinerea 266 Pied Wagtail Motacilla alba 267 Richard's Pipit Anthus richardi 268 Tawny Pipit Anthus campestris 269 Olive-backed Pipit Anthus hodgsoni 21/10/1988 Beacon Lane 270 Tree Pipit Anthus trivialis 271 Meadow Pipit Anthus pratensis 272 Red-throated Pipit Anthus cervinus 273 Rock Pipit Anthus petrosus 274 Water Pipit Anthus spinoletta 275 Brambling Fringilla montifringilla 276 Chaffinch Fringilla coelebs 277 Hawfinch Coccothraustes coccothraustes 278 Common Rosefinch Erythrina erythrina 279 Bullfinch Pyrrhula pyrrhula 280 Greenfinch Chloris chloris 281 Linnet Linaria cannabina 282 Twite Linaria flavirostris 283 Lesser Redpoll Acanthis cabaret 284 Arctic Redpoll Acanthis hornemanni 285 Common Crossbill Loxia curvirostra 286 Goldfinch Carduelis carduelis 287 Serin Serinus serinus 288 Siskin Spinus spinus 289 Snow Bunting Plectrophenax nivalis 290 Lapland Bunting Calcarius lapponicus 291 Corn Bunting Emberiza calandra 292 Ortolan Bunting Emberiza hortulana 293 Yellowhammer Emberiza citrinella 294 Reed Bunting Emberiza schoeniclus 295 Little Bunting Emberiza pusilla 296 Rustic Bunting Emberiza rustica 297 Bobolink Dolichonyx oryzivorus 27/10/2001 Long Bank