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Monday, 1 September 2008

TOTAL NUMBER OF SPECIES RECORDED IN GREAT BRITAIN AND IRELAND DURING 2008

A total of 412 species has been recorded in Great Britain and Ireland in 2008, up to and including 24th September 2008.

The Systematic List that follows includes all those species currently accepted as occurring as wild by the UK400 Club/British Birding Association, with those species ONLY recorded in Ireland added in dark green text (eight in total).

  1. Red-throated Diver
  2. Black-throated Diver
  3. Great Northern Diver
  4. WHITE-BILLED DIVER
  5. Slavonian Grebe
  6. Black-necked Grebe
  7. Little Grebe
  8. Great Crested Grebe
  9. Red-necked Grebe
  10. Northern Fulmar
  11. Cory's Shearwater
  12. Great Shearwater
  13. FEA'S SOFT-PLUMAGED PETREL
  14. NORTH ATLANTIC LITTLE SHEARWATER
  15. Manx Shearwater
  16. Balearic Shearwater
  17. YELKOUAN SHEARWATER
  18. Sooty Shearwater
  19. European Storm Petrel
  20. WILSON'S PETREL
  21. Leach's Petrel
  22. Northern Gannet
  23. BLACK-BROWED ALBATROSS
  24. Cormorant
  25. European Shag
  26. Common Bittern
  27. LITTLE BITTERN
  28. BLACK-CROWNED NIGHT HERON
  29. CATTLE EGRET
  30. Little Egret
  31. GREAT WHITE EGRET
  32. Grey Heron
  33. PURPLE HERON
  34. WHITE STORK
  35. BLACK STORK
  36. GLOSSY IBIS
  37. Eurasian Spoonbill
  38. Mute Swan
  39. Whooper Swan
  40. Bewick's Swan
  41. Snow Goose
  42. ROSS'S SNOW GOOSE
  43. Eurasian White-fronted Goose
  44. Greenland White-fronted Goose
  45. Taiga Bean Goose
  46. Tundra Bean Goose
  47. Pink-footed Goose
  48. Greylag Goose
  49. Great Canada Goose
  50. Small Canada Goose
  51. Barnacle Goose
  52. Dark-bellied Brent Goose
  53. Pale-bellied Brent Goose
  54. BLACK BRANT
  55. RED-BREASTED GOOSE
  56. Common Shelduck
  57. Ruddy Shelduck
  58. Egyptian Goose
  59. Mandarin Duck
  60. Mallard
  61. Gadwall
  62. Pintail
  63. NORTH AMERICAN BLACK DUCK
  64. Northern Shoveler
  65. Eurasian Wigeon
  66. AMERICAN WIGEON
  67. FALCATED DUCK
  68. Common Teal
  69. American Green-winged Teal
  70. Garganey
  71. BLUE-WINGED TEAL
  72. Northern Pochard
  73. Red-crested Pochard
  74. Ferruginous Duck
  75. Greater Scaup
  76. LESSER SCAUP
  77. Tufted Duck
  78. Ring-necked Duck
  79. Common Eider
  80. KING EIDER
  81. Common Scoter
  82. Velvet Scoter
  83. Surf Scoter
  84. Long-tailed Duck
  85. Common Goldeneye
  86. BARROW'S GOLDENEYE
  87. Smew
  88. Goosander
  89. Red-breasted Merganser
  90. Ruddy Duck
  91. White-tailed Sea Eagle
  92. Osprey
  93. Golden Eagle
  94. Red Kite
  95. BLACK KITE
  96. Marsh harrier
  97. Hen Harrier
  98. Montagu's Harrier
  99. Rough-legged Buzzard
  100. Common Buzzard
  101. European Honey Buzzard
  102. Eurasian Sparrowhawk
  103. Northern Goshawk
  104. Common Kestrel
  105. RED-FOOTED FALCON
  106. Eurasian Hobby
  107. ELEONORA'S FALCON
  108. Peregrine Falcon
  109. Merlin
  110. GYRFALCON
  111. Red Grouse
  112. Capercaillie
  113. Black Grouse
  114. Red-legged Partridge
  115. Grey Partridge
  116. Common Quail
  117. Corncrake
  118. Common Pheasant
  119. Golden Pheasant
  120. Lady Amherst's Pheasant
  121. Water Rail
  122. Spotted Crake
  123. LITTLE CRAKE
  124. Moorhen
  125. Eurasian Coot
  126. COMMON CRANE
  127. Oystercatcher
  128. Pied Avocet
  129. BLACK-WINGED STILT
  130. Stone Curlew
  131. COLLARED PRATINCOLE
  132. Little Ringed Plover
  133. Ringed Plover
  134. KILLDEER
  135. Kentish Plover
  136. Grey Plover
  137. Dotterel
  138. CASPIAN PLOVER
  139. European Golden Plover
  140. PACIFIC GOLDEN PLOVER
  141. AMERICAN GOLDEN PLOVER
  142. GREATER SAND PLOVER
  143. Lapwing
  144. Red Knot
  145. Sanderling
  146. Purple Sandpiper
  147. Turnstone
  148. Dunlin
  149. Curlew Sandpiper
  150. BROAD-BILLED SANDPIPER
  151. Temminck's Stint
  152. Little Stint
  153. Wood Sandpiper
  154. Green Sandpiper
  155. Common Sandpiper
  156. SPOTTED SANDPIPER
  157. TEREK SANDPIPER
  158. Common Redshank
  159. Spotted Redshank
  160. Common Greenshank
  161. MARSH SANDPIPER
  162. Black-tailed Godwit
  163. Bar-tailed Godwit
  164. Eurasian Curlew
  165. Whimbrel
  166. Woodcock
  167. GREAT SNIPE
  168. Common Snipe
  169. WILSON'S SNIPE
  170. Jack Snipe
  171. Grey Phalarope
  172. Red-necked Phalarope
  173. WILSON'S PHALAROPE
  174. BAIRD'S SANDPIPER
  175. WHITE-RUMPED SANDPIPER
  176. SEMIPALMATED SANDPIPER
  177. WESTERN SANDPIPER
  178. Ruff
  179. BUFF-BREASTED SANDPIPER
  180. PECTORAL SANDPIPER
  181. LESSER YELLOWLEGS
  182. SOLITARY SANDPIPER
  183. UPLAND SANDPIPER
  184. STILT SANDPIPER
  185. LONG-BILLED DOWITCHER
  186. HUDSONIAN WHIMBREL
  187. Great Skua
  188. Pomarine Skua
  189. Arctic Skua
  190. Long-tailed Skua
  191. Black-headed Gull
  192. BONAPARTE'S GULL
  193. Common Gull
  194. Ring-billed Gull
  195. Mediterranean Gull
  196. Herring Gull
  197. Yellow-legged Gull
  198. Caspian Gull
  199. NORTH AMERICAN HERRING GULL
  200. AUDOUIN'S GULL
  201. Lesser Black-backed Gull
  202. Great Black-backed Gull
  203. ROSS'S GULL
  204. Little Gull
  205. Kittiwake
  206. Sabine's Gull
  207. Glaucous Gull
  208. Iceland Gull
  209. LAUGHING GULL
  210. FRANKLIN'S GULL
  211. Little Tern
  212. Sandwich Tern
  213. Common Tern
  214. Arctic Tern
  215. Roseate Tern
  216. CASPIAN TERN
  217. GULL-BILLED TERN
  218. FORSTER'S TERN
  219. Black Tern
  220. White-winged Black Tern
  221. WHISKERED TERN
  222. Little Auk
  223. Atlantic Puffin
  224. Black Guillemot
  225. Common Guillemot
  226. Razorbill
  227. Rock Dove
  228. Stock Dove
  229. Woodpigeon
  230. Collared Dove
  231. European Turtle Dove
  232. Common Cuckoo
  233. Tawny Owl
  234. EURASIAN EAGLE OWL
  235. SNOWY OWL
  236. Long-eared Owl
  237. Short-eared Owl
  238. Barn Owl
  239. Little Owl
  240. European Nightjar
  241. Common Swift
  242. PALLID SWIFT
  243. ALPINE SWIFT
  244. LITTLE SWIFT
  245. PACIFIC SWIFT
  246. Eurasian Hoopoe
  247. Common Kingfisher
  248. EUROPEAN BEE-EATER
  249. EUROPEAN ROLLER
  250. Ring-necked Parakeet
  251. European Green Woodpecker
  252. Great Spotted Woodpecker
  253. Lesser Spotted Woodpecker
  254. Wryneck
  255. Skylark
  256. Woodlark
  257. GREATER SHORT-TOED LARK
  258. CALANDRA LARK
  259. BLACK LARK
  260. Shore Lark
  261. Sand Martin
  262. EURASIAN CRAG MARTIN
  263. Barn Swallow
  264. RED-RUMPED SWALLOW
  265. House Martin
  266. TAWNY PIPIT
  267. RICHARD'S PIPIT
  268. Water Pipit
  269. Rock Pipit
  270. AMERICAN BUFF-BELLIED PIPIT
  271. Meadow Pipit
  272. Tree Pipit
  273. RED-THROATED PIPIT
  274. White Wagtail
  275. Pied Wagtail
  276. Yellow Wagtail
  277. BLACK-HEADED WAGTAIL
  278. CITRINE WAGTAIL
  279. Grey Wagtail
  280. Winter Wren
  281. Dipper
  282. Bohemian Waxwing
  283. Dunnock
  284. European Robin
  285. Common Nightingale
  286. THRUSH NIGHTINGALE
  287. Bluethroat
  288. Common Redstart
  289. Black Redstart
  290. Northern Wheatear
  291. DESERT WHEATEAR
  292. Whinchat
  293. Common Stonechat
  294. Song Thrush
  295. Redwing
  296. Mistle Thrush
  297. Fieldfare
  298. Common Blackbird
  299. Ring Ouzel
  300. Barred Warbler
  301. Garden Warbler
  302. Blackcap
  303. Lesser Whitethroat
  304. SARDINIAN WARBLER
  305. Common Whitethroat
  306. SPECTACLED WARBLER
  307. WESTERN SUBALPINE WARBLER
  308. EASTERN SUBALPINE WARBLER
  309. Dartford Warbler
  310. Sedge Warbler
  311. AQUATIC WARBLER
  312. Grasshopper Warbler
  313. PALLAS'S GRASSHOPPER WARBLER
  314. LANCEOLATED WARBLER
  315. RIVER WARBLER
  316. SAVI'S WARBLER
  317. Cetti's Warbler
  318. European Reed Warbler
  319. Marsh Warbler
  320. PADDYFIELD WARBLER
  321. GREAT REED WARBLER
  322. FAN-TAILED WARBLER
  323. Icterine Warbler
  324. Melodious Warbler
  325. EASTERN OLIVACEOUS WARBLER
  326. BOOTED WARBLER
  327. Willow Warbler
  328. Wood Warbler
  329. Common Chiffchaff
  330. Siberian Chiffchaff
  331. WESTERN BONELLI'S WARBLER
  332. DUSKY WARBLER
  333. ARCTIC WARBLER
  334. GREENISH WARBLER
  335. Yellow-browed Warbler
  336. HUME'S LEAF WARBLER
  337. PALLAS'S LEAF WARBLER
  338. Goldcrest
  339. Firecrest
  340. Spotted Flycatcher
  341. BROWN FLYCATCHER
  342. Red-breasted Flycatcher
  343. Pied Flycatcher
  344. WHITE-COLLARED FLYCATCHER
  345. Great Tit
  346. Coal Tit
  347. Blue Tit
  348. Crested Tit
  349. Willow Tit
  350. Marsh Tit
  351. Long-tailed Tit
  352. Bearded Tit
  353. Nuthatch
  354. Common Treecreeper
  355. Red-backed Shrike
  356. WOODCHAT SHRIKE
  357. Northern Grey Shrike
  358. LESSER GREY SHRIKE
  359. Magpie
  360. Jay
  361. Jackdaw
  362. Red-billed Chough
  363. Rook
  364. Carrion Crow
  365. Hooded Crow
  366. Common Raven
  367. Common Starling
  368. ROSE-COLOURED STARLING
  369. Golden Oriole
  370. House Sparrow
  371. Tree Sparrow
  372. Chaffinch
  373. Brambling
  374. Linnet
  375. Twite
  376. Lesser Redpoll
  377. Mealy Redpoll
  378. GREENLAND REDPOLL
  379. SCANDINAVIAN ARCTIC REDPOLL
  380. HORNEMANN'S ARCTIC REDPOLL
  381. Goldfinch
  382. Greenfinch
  383. Siskin
  384. CITRIL FINCH
  385. European Serin
  386. Bullfinch
  387. Hawfinch
  388. Common Crossbill
  389. Scottish Parrot Crossbill
  390. TWO-BARRED CROSSBILL
  391. Common Rosefinch
  392. TRUMPETER FINCH
  393. RED-EYED VIREO
  394. YELLOW WARBLER
  395. AMERICAN REDSTART
  396. NORTHERN WATERTHRUSH
  397. DARK-EYED JUNCO
  398. WHITE-THROATED SPARROW
  399. WHITE-CROWNED SPARROW
  400. Reed Bunting
  401. LITTLE BUNTING
  402. RUSTIC BUNTING
  403. YELLOW-BREASTED BUNTING
  404. Snow Bunting
  405. Lapland Bunting
  406. ORTOLAN BUNTING
  407. CRETZSCHMAR'S BUNTING
  408. Yellowhammer
  409. Cirl Bunting
  410. BLACK-HEADED BUNTING
  411. Corn Bunting

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