RARE BIRDS MONTHLY

Rare and Scarce birds from S. Gloucestershire month by month


JANUARY

American Wigeon | Ben Ofield

 

American Golden Plover, American Wigeon, Avocet, Barnacle Goose, Bewick's Swan, Bittern, Black Redstart, Caspian Gull, Cattle Egret, Cetti's Warbler, Common Crane, Common Crossbill, Common Redpoll, Continental Coal-Tit, Continental Cormorant, Cory's Shearwater, Eastern Yellow Wagtail, Egyptian Goose, Firecrest, Glaucous Gull, Glossy Ibis, Goosander, Goshawk, Great Bustard, Great Grey Shrike, Great White Egret, Green-winged Teal, Grey Phalarope, Hawfinch, Hen Harrier, Iceland Gull, Jack Snipe, Lapland Bunting, Leach's Petrel, Lesser Spotted Woodpecker, Little Auk, Long-eared Owl, Long-tailed Duck, Mandarin, Marsh Harrier, Mediterranean Gull, Nordic Jackdaw, Pale-bellied Brent Goose, Pomarine Skua, Purple Sandpiper, Red-breasted Merganser, Red-crested Pochard, Red Kite, Red-throated Diver, Richard's Pipit, Ring-billed Gull, Ring-necked Parakeet, Rose-coloured Starling, Ruddy Shelduck, Ruddy Duck, Scaup, Shag, Shorelark, Short-eared Owl, Siberian Chiffchaff, Slavonian Grebe, Smew, Snow Bunting, Spotted Redshank, Storm Petrel, Tree Sparrow, Twite, Velvet Scoter, Water Pipit, White-fronted Goose, Whooper Swan, Willow Tit, Yellow-legged Gull.


FEBRUARY

Red-flanked Bluetail | Mark Coller

 

Avocet, Barnacle Goose, Bewick's Swan, Bittern, Black Redstart, Caspian Gull, Cattle Egret, Cetti's Warbler, Cirl Bunting, Common Crane, Common Crossbill, Common Redpoll, Continental Cormorant, Egyptian Goose, Firecrest, Goosander, Goshawk, Great Grey Shrike, Green-winged Teal, Hawfinch, Hen Harrier, Iceland Gull, Jack Snipe, Lapland Bunting, Leach's Petrel, Lesser Spotted Woodpecker, Little Auk, Long-eared Owl, Long-tailed Duck, Mandarin, Mediterranean Gull, Nordic Jackdaw, Pale-bellied Brent Goose, Pink-footed Goose, Pomarine Skua, Puffin, Purple Sandpiper, Red-breasted Merganser, Red-flanked Bluetail, Red Kite, Red-throated Diver, Ring-billed Gull, Ring-necked Parakeet, Ring Ouzel, Ruddy Shelduck, Ruddy Duck, Scandinavian Rock Pipit, Scaup, Shag, Shorelark, Short-eared Owl, Siberian Chiffchaff, Smew, Snow Bunting, Spoonbill, Spotted Redshank, Storm Petrel, Tree Sparrow, Twite, Velvet Scoter, Water Pipit, White-fronted Goose, Whooper Swan, Willow Tit, Woodlark, Yellow-browed Warbler, Yellow-legged Gull.


MARCH

Penduline Tit | Mick Sheldon

 

Arctic Skua, Avocet, Barnacle Goose, Bewick's Swan, Black Kite, Black Redstart, Caspian Gull, Cattle Egret, Cetti's Warbler, Cirl Bunting, Common Crane, Common Crossbill, Common Redpoll, Continental Cormorant, Egyptian Goose, Firecrest, Garganey, Glaucous Gull, Goosander, Goshawk, Great Grey Shrike, Greenland White-fronted Goose, Green-winged Teal, Hawfinch, Hen Harrier, Hoopoe, Iberian Chiffchaff, Iceland Gull, Jack Snipe, Lapland Bunting, Lesser Spotted Woodpecker, Long-eared Owl, Long-tailed Duck, Mandarin, Marsh Harrier, Mediterranean Gull, Nordic Jackdaw, Pale-bellied Brent Goose, Penduline Tit, Pink-footed Goose, Purple Sandpiper, Red-breasted Merganser, Red-flanked Bluetail, Red Kite, Red-throated Diver, Red-throated Pipit, Richard's Pipit, Ring-necked Parakeet, Ring Ouzel, Ruddy Shelduck, Ruddy Duck, Scandinavian Chiffchaff, Scandinavian Rock Pipit, Scaup, Shorelark, Short-eared Owl, Siberian Chiffchaff, Smew, Snow Bunting, Spoonbill, Stone Curlew, Taiga Bean Goose, Tree Sparrow, Twite, Velvet Scoter, Water Pipit, White-fronted Goose, Whooper Swan, Willow Tit, Yellow-legged Gull.


APRIL

Temminck's Stint | Gary Thoburn

 

Arctic Skua, Ashy-headed Wagtail, Avocet, Barnacle Goose, Bearded Tit, Black-necked Grebe, Black Redstart, Blue-headed Wagtail, Cattle Egret, Cetti's Warbler, Channel Wagtail, Cirl Bunting, Citrine Wagtail, Common Crane, Common Crossbill, Common Redpoll, Continental Coal-Tit, Continental Cormorant, Corncrake, Dartford Warbler, Egyptian Goose, Firecrest, Franklin's Gull, Garganey, Glaucous Gull, Glossy Ibis, Golden Oriole, Goosander, Goshawk, Grasshopper Warbler, Great Grey Shrike, Great White Egret, Green-winged Teal, Hawfinch, Hen Harrier, Hooded Crow, Hoopoe, Iceland Gull, Jack Snipe, Leach's Petrel, Lesser Spotted Woodpecker, Little Tern, Long-eared Owl, Long-tailed Duck, Mandarin, Marsh Harrier, Mediterranean Gull, Nightingale, Nordic Jackdaw, Northern Willow Warbler, Pale-bellied Brent Goose, Pallid Harrier, Pied Flycatcher, Pomarine Skua, Purple Sandpiper, Red-backed Shrike, Red-breasted Merganser, Red-crested Pochard, Red Kite, Red-rumped Swallow, Red-throated Diver, Red-throated Pipit, Ring-necked Duck, Ring-necked Parakeet, Ring Ouzel, Ruddy Shelduck, Ruddy Duck, Sabine's Gull, Scandinavian Chiffchaff, Scaup, Serin, Shag, Short-eared Owl, Siberian Chiffchaff, Slavonian Grebe, Smew, Spoonbill, Spotted Redshank, Stone Curlew, Storm Petrel, Temminck's Stint, Tree Sparrow, Turtle Dove, Velvet Scoter, Water Pipit, White-fronted Goose, White Stork, Willow Tit, Woodchat Shrike, Woodlark, Wood Sandpiper, Wood Warbler, Wryneck, Yellow-legged Gull.


MAY

Collared Pratincole | Aravind Ramesh

 

Arctic Skua, Avocet, Barnacle Goose, Black-crowned Night Heron, Black Kite, Black Redstart, Black-throated Diver, Black-winged Stilt, Blue-headed Wagtail, Broad-billed Sandpiper, Buff-breasted Sandpiper, Cetti's Warbler, Channel Wagtail, Collared Pratincole, Common Crane, Common Quail, Dotterel, Egyptian Goose, European Bee-eater, European Nightjar, Firecrest, Franklin's Gull, Garganey, Golden Oriole, Goosander, Goshawk, Grasshopper Warbler, Great Northern Diver, Great White Egret, Greenland Dunlin, Hawfinch, Hen Harrier, Honey Buzzard, Hooded Crow, Hoopoe, Iceland Gull, Icterine Warbler, Jack Snipe, Kentish Plover, Laughing Gull, Lesser Spotted Woodpecker, Little Tern, Long-eared Owl, Long-tailed Duck, Long-tailed Skua, Mandarin, Marsh Harrier, Mediterranean Gull, Montagu's Harrier, Nightingale, Northern Willow Warbler, Osprey, Pied Flycatcher, Pomarine Skua, Purple Sandpiper, Red-backed Shrike, Red-breasted Merganser, Red Kite, Red-rumped Swallow, Red-spotted Bluethroat, Red-throated Diver, Richard's Pipit, Ring-necked Duck, Ring-necked Parakeet, Ring Ouzel, Roseate Tern, Ruddy Shelduck, Ruddy Duck, Sabine's Gull, Scaup, Shag, Short-eared Owl, Smew, Spoonbill, Spotted Redshank, Storm Petrel, Temminck's Stint, Tree Sparrow, Turtle Dove, Water Pipit, Western Subalpine Warbler, Whiskered Tern, White Stork, White-winged Black Tern, Willow Tit, Wood Sandpiper, Wood Warbler, Yellow-legged Gull.


JUNE

Sabine's Gull | TBOSG

 

Alpine Swift, Arctic Skua, Avocet, Barnacle Goose, Black-headed Bunting, Black Redstart, Cetti's Warbler, Cirl Bunting, Common Crossbill, Common Quail, Corncrake, Egyptian Goose, European Bee-eater, European Nightjar, Firecrest, Franklin's Gull, Garganey, Golden Oriole, Goshawk, Grasshopper Warbler, Great White Egret, Greenland Dunlin, Hawfinch, Hoopoe, Jack Snipe, Kumlien's Gull, Lesser Spotted Woodpecker, Little Tern, Mandarin, Marsh Harrier, Marsh Warbler, Mediterranean Gull, Montagu's Harrier, Nightingale, Nordic Jackdaw, Osprey, Pallas's Sandgrouse, Pied Flycatcher, Pomarine Skua, Red-backed Shrike, Red Kite, Ring-necked Parakeet, Rose-coloured Starling, Ruddy Shelduck, Ruddy Duck, Sabine's Gull, Serin, Short-eared Owl, Spoonbill, Storm Petrel, Tree Sparrow, Turtle Dove, White-spotted Bluethroat, White Stork, Willow Tit, Woodlark, Wood Sandpiper, Wood Warbler, Wryneck, Yellow-legged Gull.


JULY

Common Quail | Lee Gardiner

 

Arctic Skua, Avocet, Black Redstart, Caspian Gull, Cattle Egret, Cetti's Warbler, Cirl Bunting, Common Crossbill, Common Quail, Corncrake, Egyptian Goose, European Bee-eater, European Nightjar, Garganey, Glossy Ibis, Golden Oriole, Goshawk, Grasshopper Warbler, Great White Egret, Hawfinch, Hoopoe, Icelandic Golden Plover, Kumlien's Gull, Lesser Spotted Woodpecker, Little Tern, Mandarin, Mediterranean Gull, Montagu's Harrier, Nightingale, Pallas's Sandgrouse, Pied Flycatcher, Pomarine Skua, Red-backed Shrike, Red-breasted Merganser, Red Kite, Ring-necked Parakeet, Scaup, Shag, Spotted Redshank, Stone Curlew, Storm Petrel, Temminck's Stint, Tree Sparrow, Turtle Dove, Velvet Scoter, Willow Tit, Woodchat Shrike, Wood Sandpiper, Wood Warbler, Yellow-legged Gull.


AUGUST

Storm Petrel | Dan White

 

Alpine Swift, Aquatic Warbler, Arctic Skua, Avocet, Barnacle Goose, Black-necked Grebe, Black Redstart, Blue-headed Wagtail, Broad-billed Sandpiper, Caspian Gull, Cetti's Warbler, Common Crane, Common Crossbill, Common Quail, Corncrake, Egyptian Goose, European Nightjar, Garganey, Goosander, Goshawk, Grasshopper Warbler, Great White Egret, Grey Phalarope, Hen Harrier, Honey Buzzard, Hoopoe, Jack Snipe, Kentish Plover, Lesser Spotted Woodpecker, Little Tern, Mandarin, Marsh Harrier, Marsh Warbler, Mediterranean Gull, Montagu's Harrier, Nightingale, Osprey, Pectoral Sandpiper, Pied Flycatcher, Pomarine Skua, Purple Sandpiper, Red-backed Shrike, Red-crested Pochard, Red Kite, Red-necked Phalarope, Red-rumped Swallow, Ring-necked Parakeet, Ring Ouzel, Roseate Tern, Rose-coloured Starling, Ruddy Duck, Sabine's Gull, Scaup, Semipalmated Sandpiper, Shag, Short-eared Owl, Slavonian Grebe, Spoonbill, Spotted Redshank, Storm Petrel, Tree Sparrow, Turtle Dove, White-rumped Sandpiper, Willow Tit, Woodchat Shrike, Wood Sandpiper, Wood Warbler, Wryneck, Yellow-legged Gull.


SEPTEMBER

Buff-breasted Sandpiper | Gary Thoburn

 

Arctic Skua, Avocet, Balearic Shearwater, Barnacle Goose, Black Redstart, Buff-breasted Sandpiper, Cattle Egret, Cetti's Warbler, Cirl Bunting, Common Crane, Common Crossbill, Common Quail, Common Rosefinch, Corncrake, Dotterel, Egyptian Goose, European Nightjar, Firecrest, Garganey, Goosander, Goshawk, Grasshopper Warbler, Great White Egret, Grey-headed Wagtail, Grey Phalarope, Hen Harrier, Honey Buzzard, Hoopoe, Jack Snipe, Kentish Plover, Lapland Bunting, Leach's Petrel, Lesser Spotted Woodpecker, Little Bittern, Little Tern, Long-tailed Skua, Mandarin, Marsh Harrier, Mediterranean Gull, Nightingale, Ortolan Bunting, Osprey, Pale-bellied Brent Goose, Pectoral Sandpiper, Pied Flycatcher, Pomarine Skua, Purple Sandpiper, Red-backed Shrike, Red-crested Pochard, Red-footed Falcon, Red Kite, Red-rumped Swallow, Richard's Pipit, Ring-necked Parakeet, Rose-coloured Starling, Ruddy Shelduck, Ruddy Duck, Sabine's Gull, Scandinavian Chiffchaff, Scaup, Semipalmated Sandpiper, Shag, Short-eared Owl, Snow Bunting, Sooty Shearwater, Spoonbill, Spotted Crake, Spotted Redshank, Storm Petrel, Terek Sandpiper, Tree Sparrow, Turtle Dove, White-rumped Sandpiper, White Stork, Willow Tit, Woodchat Shrike, Woodlark, Wood Sandpiper, Wood Warbler, Wryneck, Yellow-browed Warbler, Yellow-legged Gull.


OCTOBER

Pied Wheatear | Gary Thoburn

 

American Golden Plover, Arctic Skua, Avocet, Barnacle Goose, Bearded Tit, Bewick's Swan, Black Guillemot, Black-necked Grebe, Black Redstart, Cattle Egret, Cetti's Warbler, Common Crane, Common Crossbill, Common Quail, Common Rosefinch, Corncrake, Dartford Warbler, Egyptian Goose, European Nightjar, Firecrest, Garganey, Glossy Ibis, Goosander, Goshawk, Great Grey Shrike, Great Northern Diver, Great White Egret, Greenland White-fronted Goose, Grey Phalarope, Hawfinch, Hen Harrier, Hooded Crow, Hoopoe, Iceland Gull, Jack Snipe, Lapland Bunting, Leach's Petrel, Lesser Spotted Woodpecker, Little Auk, Little Tern, Long-billed Dowitcher, Long-eared Owl, Long-tailed Duck, Long-tailed Skua, Mandarin, Marsh Harrier, Mediterranean Gull, Montagu's Harrier, Osprey, Pied Wheatear, Pomarine Skua, Puffin, Purple Sandpiper, Red-breasted Merganser, Red-crested Pochard, Red-footed Falcon, Red Kite, Red-necked Phalarope, Red-throated Pipit, Richard's Pipit, Ring-billed Gull, Ring-necked Parakeet, Ring Ouzel, Roseate Tern, Ruddy Duck, Sabine's Gull, Scandinavian Rock Pipit, Scaup, Shag, Shorelark, Short-eared Owl, Siberian Chiffchaff, Snow Bunting, Spoonbill, Spotted Crake, Spotted Redshank, Storm Petrel, Tree Sparrow, Turtle Dove, Twite, Water Pipit, White-fronted Goose, Whooper Swan, Willow Tit, Woodlark, Wryneck, Yellow-browed Warbler, Yellow-legged Gull.


NOVEMBER

Yellow-browed Warbler | Andy Jordan

 

American Golden Plover, Arctic Skua, Avocet, Barnacle Goose, Bearded Tit, Bewick's Swan, Bittern, Black-bellied Storm Petrel, Black-crowned Night Heron, Black Guillemot, Black Redstart, Black-throated Diver, Caspian Gull, Cetti's Warbler, Cirl Bunting, Common Crossbill, Common Redpoll, Continental Greylag Goose, Cory's Shearwater, Dartford Warbler, Egyptian Goose, Firecrest, Glossy Ibis, Goosander, Goshawk, Great Grey Shrike, Great Northern Diver, Great White Egret, Green-winged Teal, Grey Phalarope, Hawfinch, Hen Harrier, Hooded Crow, Iceland Gull, Jack Snipe, King Eider, Lapland Bunting, Leach's Petrel, Lesser Spotted Woodpecker, Little Auk, Long-eared Owl, Long-tailed Duck, Long-tailed Skua, Mandarin, Marsh Harrier, Mediterranean Gull, Nordic Jackdaw, Pacific Diver, Pale-bellied Brent Goose, Pink-footed Goose, Pomarine Skua, Purple Sandpiper, Red-breasted Goose, Red-breasted Merganser, Red-crested Pochard, Red Kite, Red-throated Diver, Richard's Pipit, Ring-necked Duck, Ring-necked Parakeet, Ring Ouzel, Ruddy Shelduck, Ruddy Duck, Sabine's Gull, Scaup, Shag, Shorelark, Short-eared Owl, Siberian Chiffchaff, Smew, Snow Bunting, Spotted Redshank, Storm Petrel, Tree Sparrow, Twite, Velvet Scoter, Water Pipit, White-fronted Goose, White-rumped Sandpiper, White Stork, Whooper Swan, Willow Tit, Woodlark, Yellow-browed Warbler, Yellow-legged Gull.


DECEMBER

Desert Wheatear | TBOSG

 

Arctic Skua, Avocet, Barnacle Goose, Bearded Tit, Bewick's Swan, Bittern, Black Redstart, Black-throated Diver, Caspian Gull, Cattle Egret, Cetti's Warbler, Cirl Bunting, Common Crossbill, Common Quail, Desert Wheatear, Eastern Yellow Wagtail, Egyptian Goose, Firecrest, Glaucous Gull, Goosander, Goshawk, Great Grey Shrike, Great Northern Diver, Great White Egret, Green-winged Teal, Grey Phalarope, Hawfinch, Hen Harrier, Iceland Gull, Jack Snipe, Lapland Bunting, Leach's Petrel, Lesser Spotted Woodpecker, Little Auk, Long-eared Owl, Long-tailed Duck, Mandarin, Marsh Harrier, Mediterranean Gull, Nordic Jackdaw, Pomarine Skua, Purple Sandpiper, Red-breasted Merganser, Red-crested Pochard, Red Kite, Red-throated Diver, Ring-billed Gull, Ring-necked Parakeet, Rose-coloured Starling, Ruddy Shelduck, Ruddy Duck, Scandinavian Rock Pipit, Scaup, Shag, Shorelark, Short-eared Owl, Slavonian Grebe, Snow Bunting, Spoonbill, Spotted Redshank, Storm Petrel, Tree Sparrow, Twite, Water Pipit, White-fronted Goose, White-tailed Eagle, Whooper Swan, Willow Tit, Yellow-browed Warbler, Yellow-legged Gull.