THE MARSHFIELD PATCH LIST

The Systematic List follows the conventions of the British Ornithologist' Union (BOU) and the International Ornithological Congress (IOC) World Bird List.

 

The list currently stands at 164 - 155 full species (UPPERCASE) and nine forms (lowercase).

 

 

GEESE & SWANS

    CANADA GOOSE    Branta candensis

    MUTE SWAN     Cygnus olor

 

WILDFOWL

    MANDARIN    Aix galericulata

    GADWALL    Mareca strepera

    WIGEON    Mareca penelope

    MALLARD    Anas platyrhynchos

    COMMON TEAL    Anas crecca

    TUFTED DUCK    Aythya fuligula

    COMMON SCOTER    Melanitta nigra

 

PARTRIDGE & QUAIL ETC

    RED-LEGGED PARTRIDGE    Alectoris rufa

    GREY PARTRIDGE    Perdix perdix

    COMMON QUAIL    Coturnix coturnix

    COMMON PHEASANT    Phasianus colchicus

 

GREBES

    LITTLE GREBE    Tachybaptus ruficollis

 

STORKS & HERONS ETC

    COMMON CRANE    Grus grus

    GREY HERON    Ardea cinerea

    LITTLE EGRET    Egretta garzetta

    GREAT WHITE EGRET    Ardea alba

 

CORMORANTS

    CORMORANT    Phalacrocorax carbo

 

RAPTORS

    OSPREY    Pandion haliaetus

    SPARROWHAWK    Accipiter nisus

    GOSHAWK    Accipiter gentilis

    MARSH HARRIER    Circus aeruginosus

    HEN HARRIER    Circus cyaneus

    PALLID HARRIER    Circus macrourus

    MONTAGU'S HARRIER    Circus pygargus

    RED KITE    Milvus milvus

    BLACK KITE    Milvus migrans

    COMMON BUZZARD    Buteo buteo

 

RAILS & CRAKES

    WATER RAIL    Rallus aquaticus

    CORNCRAKE    Crex crex

    MOORHEN    Gallinula chloropus

    COOT    Fulica atra

 

WADERS

    OYSTERCATCHER    Haematopus ostralegus

    LAPWING    Vanellus vanellus

    GOLDEN PLOVER    Pluvialis apricaria

    RINGED PLOVER    Charadrius hiaticula psammodromus

    DOTTEREL    Charadrius morinellus

    WHIMBREL    Numenius phaeopus islandicus

    CURLEW    Numenius arquata

    WOODCOCK    Scolopax rusticola

    JACK SNIPE    Lymnocryptes minimus

    COMMON SNIPE    Gallinago gallinago

    COMMON SANDPIPER    Actitis hypoleucos

    GREEN SANDPIPER    Tringa ochropus

    REDSHANK    Tringa totanus

    WOOD SANDPIPER    Tringa glareola

    GREENSHANK    Tringa nebularia

 

GULLS

    BLACK-HEADED GULL    Chroicocephalus ridibundus

    MEDITERRANEAN GULL    Ichthyaetus melanocephalus

    COMMON GULL    Larus canus

    GREAT BLACK-BACKED GULL    Larus marinus

    HERRING GULL    Larus argentatus argenteus

    Scandinavian Herring Gull    Larus argentatus argentatus

    YELLOW-LEGGED    GULL Larus michahellis

    LESSER BLACK-BACKED GULL    Larus fuscus graellsii

    Continental Lesser Black-backed Gull    Larus fuscus intermedius

 

AUKS

    LITTLE AUK    Alle alle

 

DOVES & PIGEONS

    ROCK DOVE    Columba livia

    STOCK DOVE    Columba oenas

    WOODPIGEON    Columba palumbus

    TURTLE DOVE    Streptopelia turtur

    COLLARED DOVE    Streptopelia decaocto

 

CUCKOO, OWLS & NIGHTJARS

    CUCKOO    Cuculus canorus

    BARN OWL    Tyto alba

    TAWNY OWL    Strix aluco

    LITTLE OWL    Athene noctua

    SHORT-EARED OWL    Asio flammeus

    EUROPEAN NIGHTJAR    Caprimulgus europaeus

 

SWIFT, EXOTICS & WOODPECKERS

    COMMON SWIFT    Apus apus

    KINGFISHER    Alcedo atthis ispida

    HOOPOE    Upupa epops

    WAXWING    Bombycilla garrulus

    DIPPER    Cinclus cinclus gularis

    WRYNECK    Jynx torquilla

    LESSER SPOTTED WOODPECKER    Dryobates minor comminutus

    GREAT SPOTTED WOODPECKER    Dendrocopos major anglicus

    GREEN WOODPECKER    Picus viridis

 

FALCONS

    KESTREL    Falco tinnunculus

    MERLIN    Falco columbarius aesalon

    HOBBY    Falco subbuteo

    PEREGRINE    Falco peregrinus

 

SHRIKES

    RED-BACKED SHRIKE    Lanius collurio

    GREAT GREY SHRIKE    Lanius excubitor

    WOODCHAT SHRIKE    Lanius senator

 

CORVIDS

    JAY    Garrulus glandarius rufitergum

    Continental Jay    Garrulus glandarius glandarius

    MAGPIE    Pica pica

    JACKDAW    Coloeus monedula spermologus

    Nordic Jackdaw    Coloeus monedula monedula

    ROOK    Corvus frugilegus

    CARRION CROW    Corvus corone

    COMMON RAVEN    Corvus corax

 

TITS

    COAL TIT    Periparus ater britannicus

    MARSH TIT    Poecile palustris dresseri

    WILLOW TIT    Poecile montanus kleinschmidti

    BLUE TIT    Cyanistes caeruleus obscurus

    GREAT TIT    Parus major newtoni

    LONG-TAILED TIT    Aegithalos caudatus rosaceus

 

MARTINS & SWALLOW

    SAND MARTIN    Riparia riparia

    HOUSE MARTIN    Delichon urbicum

    SWALLOW    Hirundo rustica

 

WARBLERS

    WILLOW WARBLER    Phylloscopus trochilus

    COMMON CHIFFCHAFF    Phylloscopus collybita

    WOOD WARBLER    Phylloscopus sibilatrix

    SEDGE WARBLER    Acrocephalus schoenobaenus

    REED WARBLER    Acrocephalus scirpaceus

    GRASSHOPPER WARBLER    Locustella naevia

    BLACKCAP    Sylvia atricapilla

    GARDEN WARBLER    Sylvia borin

    LESSER WHITETHROAT    Sylvia curruca

    COMMON WHITETHROAT    Sylvia communis

    DARTFORD WARBLER    Sylvia undata

    GOLDCREST    Regulus regulus

 

WREN, NUTHATCH & TREECREEPER

    WREN    Troglodytes troglodytes indigenus

    NUTHATCH    Sitta europaea caesia

    TREECREEPER    Certhia familiaris brittanica

 

STARLING & THRUSHES

    STARLING    Sturnus vulgaris

    RING OUZEL    Turdus torquatus

    BLACKBIRD    Turdus merula

    Continental Blackbird    Turdus merula merula

    FIELDFARE    Turdus pilaris

    REDWING    Turdus iliacus

    SONG THRUSH     Turdus philomelos clarkei

    Continental Song Thrush    Turdus philomelos philomelos

    MISTLE THRUSH    Turdus viscivorus

 

CHATS

    SPOTTED FLYCATCHER    Muscicapa striata

    PIED FLYCATCHER    Ficedula hypoleuca

    ROBIN    Erithacus rubecula melophilus

    RED-SPOTTED BLUETHROAT    Luscinia svecica

    NIGHTINGALE    Luscinia megarhynchos

    RED-FLANKED BLUETAIL    Tarsiger cyanurus

    BLACK REDSTART    Phoenicurus ochruros gibraltariensis

    COMMON REDSTART    Phoenicurus phoenicurus

    WHINCHAT    Saxicola rubetra

    COMMON STONECHAT    Saxicola rubicola hibernans

    NORTHERN WHEATEAR     Oenanthe oenanthe

    Greenland Wheatear    Oenanthe oenanthe leucorhoa

    DUNNOCK    Prunella modularis occidentalis

 

LARKS, PIPITS &WAGTAILS

    SKYLARK    Alauda arvensis

    MEADOW PIPIT    Anthus pratensis

    TREE PIPIT    Anthus trivialis

    YELLOW WAGTAIL    Motacilla flava flavissima

    GREY WAGTAIL    Motacilla cinerea

    PIED WAGTAIL    Motacilla alba yarrellii

    White Wagtail    Motacilla alba alba

 

FINCHES, BUNTINGS

    HOUSE SPARROW    Passer domesticus

    TREE SPARROW    Passer montanus

    CHAFFINCH    Fringilla coelebs gengleri

    Continental Chaffinch    Fringilla coelebs coelebs

    BRAMBLING    Fringilla montifringilla

    HAWFINCH    Coccothraustes coccothraustes

    BULLFINCH    Pyrrhula pyrrhula pileata

    GREENFINCH    Chloris chloris

    LINNET    Linaria cannabina

    LESSER REDPOLL    Acanthis cabaret

    COMMON CROSSBILL    Loxia curvirostra

    GOLDFINCH     Carduelis carduelis britannica

    SISKIN    Spinus spinus

    CORN BUNTING    Emberiza calandra

    YELLOWHAMMER    Emberiza citrinella

    REED BUNTING    Emberiza schoeniclus

    LAPLAND BUNTING    Calcarius lapponicus