Recorded Bird List 1980 to present day

Species of birds seen on and around the three reservoirs of Turton and Edgworth...

All the species listed below relate to the personal observations of John Barlow and Clifford Heyes, 1980 to present day. Unless otherwise stated.

136 species 1980 to present day.

 

Divers and Grebes

Great Crested Grebe

Little Grebe

 

Cormorant

Cormorant

 

Herons and Bitterns

Bittern (Other reliable source 1981)

Little Egret

Great White Egret

Grey Heron

 

Storks

Spoonbill

 

Swans, Geese, Ducks and Mergansers

Shelduck

Mute Swan

Whooper Swan

Pink-footed Goose

Greylag Goose

Canada Goose

Barnacle Goose

Red-breasted Goose (Probable escape 2004)

Mallard

Gadwall

Shoveler

Wigeon

Teal

Pochard

Tufted Duck

Ring-necked Duck

Goldeneye

Mandarin

Common Scoter

Goosander

 

Eagles, Harriers, Buzzards, Hawks, Kites and Falcons

Hen Harrier (Female over Entwistle 1976)

Buzzard

Sparrowhawk

Kestrel

Hobby (Turton 1978)

Peregrine

Merlin

 

Grouse, Partridge, Quails and Pheasant

Red Grouse

Grey Partridge

Pheasant

 

Crakes, Rails and Coots

Moorhen

Coot

 

Waders

Oystercatcher

Little Ringed Plover

Ringed Plover

Golden Plover

Lapwing

Dunlin

Common Sandpiper

Green Sandpiper

Spotted Sandpiper (Other reliable source June and July 1982)

Redshank

Spotted Redshank (1975)

Greenshank (1975)

Black-tailed Godwit

Curlew

Whimbrel (1975)

Woodcock

Common Snipe

Jack Snipe

 

Gulls and Terns

Black-headed Gull

Common Gull

Herring Gull

Lesser Black-backed Gull

Great Black-backed Gull

Common Tern

Arctic Tern

Mediterranean Gull

 

Pigeons and Doves

Stock Dove

Woodpigeon

Collard Dove

 

Cuckoos

Cuckoo

 

Owls

Tawny Owl

Short-eared Owl

Little Owl

Barn Owl

 

Swifts

Swift

 

Kingfishers

Kingfisher

Continued...

Woodpeckers

Green Woodpecker

Great Spotted Woodpecker

 

Larks

Skylark

 

Swallows and Martins

Sand Martin

House Martin

Swallow

 

Pipits and Wagtails

Meadow Pipit

Tree Pipit

Pied Wagtail

White Wagtail

Grey Wagtail

 

Wrens

Wren

 

Dippers

Dipper

 

Waxwings

Waxwing

 

Acceptors

Dunnock

 

Thrushes, Wheatears and Chats

Robin

Redstart

Northern Wheatear

Whinchat

Stonechat

Song Thrush

Redwing

Mistle Thrush

Fieldfare

Blackbird

Ring Ouzel

 

Warblers and Allies

Garden Warbler

Blackcap

Common Whitethroat

Sedge Warbler

Grasshopper Warbler

Willow Warbler

Chiffchaff

Goldcrest

Spotted Flycatcher

Pied Flycatcher

Greenish Warbler 13th-19th June 2013

 

Tits

Great Tit

Blue Tit

Coal Tit

Long-tailed Tit

Marsh Tit

 

Nuthatches and Treecreepers

Nuthatch

Treecreeper

 

Crows

Magpie

Jay

Jackdaw

Rook

Carrion Crow

Raven

 

Starlings

Starling

 

Sparrows, Finches and Buntings

House Sparrow

Tree Sparrow

Chaffinch

Brambling

Linnet

Twite

Lesser Redpoll

Meally Redpoll

Goldfinch

Greenfinch

Siskin

Bullfinch

Crossbill

Reed Bunting

 

 

 

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