Saturday, 27 September 2008

Species List

Below is a list of birds seen at St Gothian Sands NR at Gwithian. If you know of any species that have occured there and are missing from the list, please let us know. Also if you see anything in the future then let us know so we can keep the list updated. The list does not include birds seen offshore or on the beach from the northern bank and does not include Godrevy Point. It does include flyover seabirds.

Little Grebe, Northern Fulmar, Northern Gannet, Great Cormorant, Night Heron (spring 2008)Cattle Egret (2008), Little Egret, Grey Heron, Mute Swan, Pink-footed Goose, Greylag Goose, Canada Goose, Brent Goose, Common Shelduck, Eurasian Wigeon, Gadwall, Common Teal, Mallard, Northern Pintail, Garganey, Northern Shoveler, Common Pochard, Tufted Duck, Greater Scaup, Common Goldeneye, Sparrowhawk, Common Buzzard, Osprey, Eurasian Kestrel, Merlin, Hobby, Peregrine Falcon, Common Pheasant, Water Rail, Moorhen, Eurasian Coot, Oystercatcher, Avocet, Little Ringed Plover, Great Ringed Plover, Killdeer (2002), European Golden Plover , Grey Plover, Northern Lapwing, Red Knot, Sanderling, Little Stint, Pectoral Sandpiper (2007), Curlew sandpiper, Purple Sandpiper, Dunlin, Ruff, Common Snipe, Black-tailed Godwit, Bar-tailed Godwit, Whimbrel, Eurasian Curlew, Common Redshank, Common Greenshank, Green Sandpiper, Wood Sandpiper, Common Sandpiper, Turnstone, Mediterranean Gull, Little Gull, Common Black-headed Gull, Ring-billed Gull (?), Common Gull, Herring Gull, Western Yellow-legged Gull, Iceland Gull, Lesser Black-backed Gull, Glaucous Gull, Great Black-backed Gull, Kittiwake, Sandwich Tern, Common Tern, Arctic Tern, Little Tern, Black Tern (spring 2008), Stock Dove, Woodpigeon, Collared Dove, Turtle Dove, European Cuckoo, Barn Owl, Common Swift, Common Kingfisher, Eurasian Skylark, Horned Lark, Sand Martin, Barn Swallow, House Martin, Tawny Pipit (may 2008), Meadow Pipit, Rock Pipit, Water Pipit (winter 07), Yellow Wagtail, Grey Wagtail, Pied Wagtail, White Wagtail, Wren, Hedge Accentor, Robin, Black Redstart, Whinchat, Common Stonechat, Northern Wheatear, Desert Wheatear, Ring Ouzel, Blackbird, Fieldfare, Song Thrush, Redwing, Sedge Warbler, Reed Warbler, Common Whitethroat, Blackcap, Chiffchaff, Willow Warbler, Goldcrest, Long-tailed Tit, Blue Tit, Great Tit, Magpie, Eurasion Jackdaw, Rook, Carrion Crow, Common Raven, Common Starling, House Sparrow, Chaffinch, Brambling, Greenfinch, Goldfinch, Siskin, Linnet, Bullfinch, Lapland Bunting, Snow Bunting, Reed Bunting.

139 species in total

Please let us know of any ommisions via e-mail. Thanks.

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