TBOSG

  The S. Glos Birds List

 

 

The S. Gloucestershire Systematic List follows the conventions of the:

 

 

The list currently stands at 331 - 300 full species and 31 forms

 

Click on the birds name to access full details

 

 

 

SPECIES

FORMS

TAXON

CATEGORY

BRENT GOOSE

 

Branta bernicla

AE

 

Pale-bellied Brent Goose

Branta bernicla hrota

 

RED-BREASTED GOOSE

 

Branta ruficollis

AE

CANADA GOOSE

 

Branta candensis

AC2E

BARNACLE GOOSE

 

Branta leucopsis

AC2E

GREYLAG GOOSE

 

Anser anser

AC2C4E

 

Continental Greylag Goose

Anser anser rossicus

 

TAIGA BEAN GOOSE

 

Anser fabalis

AE

PINK-FOOTED GOOSE

 

Anser brachyrhynchus

AE

WHITE-FRONTED GOOSE

 

Anser albifrons

AE

 

Greenland White-fronted Goose

Anser albifrons flavirostris

 

MUTE SWAN

 

Cygnus olor

AC2

BEWICK'S SWAN

 

Cygnus columbianus bewickii

AE

WHOOPER SWAN

 

Cygnus cygnus

AE

EGYPTIAN GOOSE

 

Alopochen aegyptiaca

C1E

SHELDUCK

 

Tadorna tadorna

A

RUDDY SHELDUCK

 

Tadorna ferruginea

BDE

MANDARIN

 

Aix galericulata

C1E

GARGANEY

 

Spatula querquedula

A

SHOVELER

 

Spatula clypeata

A

GADWALL

 

Mareca strepera

AC2E

WIGEON

 

Mareca penelope

AE

AMERICAN WIGEON

 

Mareca americana

AE

MALLARD

 

Anas platyrhynchos

AC2C4E

PINTAIL

 

Anas acuta

AE

TEAL

 

Anas crecca

A

GREEN-WINGED TEAL

 

Anas carolinensis

A

RED-CRESTED POCHARD

 

Netta rufina

AC2E

POCHARD

 

Aythya ferina

AE

RING-NECKED DUCK

 

Aythya collaris

AE

TUFTED DUCK

 

Aythya fuligula

A

SCAUP

 

Aythya marila

A

EIDER

 

Somateria mollissima

A

KING EIDER

 

Somateria spectabilis

A

VELVET SCOTER

 

Melanitta fusca

A

COMMON SCOTER

 

Melanitta nigra

A

LONG-TAILED DUCK

 

Clangula hyemalis

A

GOLDENEYE

 

Bucephala clangula

AE

SMEW

 

Mergellus albellus

A

GOOSANDER

 

Mergus merganser

A

RED-BREASTED MERGANSER

 

Mergus serrator

A

RUDDY DUCK

 

Oxyura jamaicensis

C1E

 

 

 

 

RED-LEGGED PARTRIDGE

 

Alectoris rufa

C1E

GREY PARTRIDGE

 

Perdix perdix

AC2E

QUAIL

 

Coturnix coturnix

AE

PHEASANT

 

Phasianus colchicus

C1E

 

 

 

 

RED-THROATED DIVER

 

Gavia stellata

A

BLACK-THROATED DIVER

 

Gavia arctica

A

PACIFIC DIVER

 

Gavia pacifica

A

GREAT NORTHERN DIVER

 

Gavia immer

A

 

 

 

 

STORM PETREL

 

Hydrobates pelagicus

A

LEACH'S PETREL

 

Oceanodroma leucorhoa

A

 

 

 

 

FULMAR

 

Fulmarus glacialis

A

CORYíS SHEARWATER

 

Calonectris borealis

A

SOOTY SHEARWATER

 

Ardenna grisea

A

MANX SHEARWATER

 

Puffinus puffinus

A

BALEARIC SHEARWATER

 

Puffinus mauretanicus

A

 

 

 

 

LITTLE GREBE

 

Tachybaptus ruficollis

A

GREAT CRESTED GREBE

 

Podiceps cristatus

A

SLAVONIAN GREBE

 

Podiceps auritus

A

BLACK-NECKED GREBE

 

Podiceps nigricollis

A

 

 

 

 

WHITE STORK

 

Ciconia ciconia

AE

 

 

 

 

GLOSSY IBIS

 

Plegadis falcinellus

AE

SPOONBILL

 

Platalea leucorodia

AE

 

 

 

 

BITTERN

 

Botaurus stellaris

A

LITTLE BITTERN

 

Ixobrychus minutus

A

NIGHT HERON

 

Nycticorax nycticorax

AE

CATTLE EGRET

 

Bubulcus ibis

AE

GREY HERON

 

Ardea cinerea

A

GREAT WHITE EGRET

 

Ardea alba

A

LITTLE EGRET

 

Egretta garzetta

A

 

 

 

 

GANNET

 

Morus bassanus

A

 

 

 

 

SHAG

 

Phalacrocorax aristotelis

A

CORMORANT

 

Phalacrocorax carbo

A

 

Continental Cormorant

Phalacrocorax carbo sinensis

 

 

 

 

 

OSPREY

 

Pandion haliaetus

AE

 

 

 

 

HONEY BUZZARD

 

Pernis apivorus

A

SPARROWHAWK

 

Accipiter nisus

A

GOSHAWK

 

Accipiter gentilis

AC3E

MARSH HARRIER

 

Circus aeruginosus

A

HEN HARRIER

 

Circus cyaneus

A

PALLID HARRIER

 

Circus macrourus

A

MONTAGUíS HARRIER

 

Circus pygargus

A

RED KITE

 

Milvus milvus

AC3E

BLACK KITE

 

Milvus migrans

AE

WHITE-TAILED EAGLE

 

Haliaeetus albicilla

AC3E

BUZZARD

 

Buteo buteo

AE

 

 

 

 

WATER RAIL

 

Rallus aquaticus

A

CORNCRAKE

 

Crex crex

AE

SPOTTED CRAKE

 

Porzana porzana

A

MOORHEN

 

Gallinula chloropus

A

COOT

 

Fulica atra

A

 

 

 

 

COMMON CRANE

 

Grus grus

AE

 

 

 

 

STONE CURLEW

 

Burhinus oedicnemus

A

OYSTERCATCHER

 

Haematopus ostralegus

A

BLACK-WINGED STILT

 

Himantopus himantopus

A

AVOCET

 

Recurvirostra avosetta

AE

LAPWING

 

Vanellus vanellus

A

GOLDEN PLOVER

 

Pluvialis apricaria

A

 

Icelandic Golden Plover

Pluvialis apricaria altifrons

 

AMERICAN GOLDEN PLOVER

 

Pluvialis dominica

A

GREY PLOVER

 

Pluvialis squatarola

A

RINGED PLOVER

 

Charadrius hiaticula psammodromus

A

 

Tundra Ringed Plover

Charadrius hiaticula tundrae

 

LITTLE RINGED PLOVER

 

Charadrius dubius curonicus

A

KENTISH PLOVER

 

Charadrius alexandrinus

A

DOTTEREL

 

Charadrius morinellus

A

WHIMBREL

 

Numenius phaeopus islandicus

A

CURLEW

 

Numenius arquata

A

BAR-TAILED GODWIT

 

Limosa lapponica

A

BLACK-TAILED GODWIT

 

Limosa limosa islandica

A

 

Continental Black-tailed Godwit

Limosa limosa limosa

 

TURNSTONE

 

Arenaria interpres

A

KNOT

 

Calidris canutus

A

RUFF

 

Calidris pugnax

A

BROAD-BILLED SANDPIPER

 

Calidris falcinellus

A

CURLEW SANDPIPER

 

Calidris ferruginea

A

TEMMINCKíS STINT

 

Calidris temminckii

A

SANDERLING

 

Calidris alba

A

DUNLIN

 

Calidris alpina schinzii

A

 

Northern Dunlin

Calidris alpina alpina

 
 

Greenland Dunlin

Calidris alpina arctica

 

PURPLE SANDPIPER

 

Calidris maritima

A

LITTLE STINT

 

Calidris minuta

A

WHITE-RUMPED SANDPIPER

 

Calidris fuscicollis

A

BUFF-BREASTED SANDPIPER

 

Calidris subruficollis

A

PECTORAL SANDPIPER

 

Calidris melanotos

A

SEMIPALMATED SANDPIPER

 

Calidris pusilla

A

LONG-BILLED DOWITCHER

 

Limnodromus scolopaceus

A

WOODCOCK

 

Scolopax rusticola

A

JACK SNIPE

 

Lymnocryptes minimus

A

SNIPE

 

Gallinago gallinago

A

TEREK SANDPIPER

 

Xenus cinereus

A

RED-NECKED PHALAROPE

 

Phalaropus lobatus

A

GREY PHALAROPE

 

Phalaropus fulicarius

A

COMMON SANDPIPER

 

Actitis hypoleucos

A

GREEN SANDPIPER

 

Tringa ochropus

A

REDSHANK

 

Tringa totanus

A

 

Icelandic Redshank

Tringa totanus robusta

 

WOOD SANDPIPER

 

Tringa glareola

A

SPOTTED REDSHANK

 

Tringa erythropus

A

GREENSHANK

 

Tringa nebularia

A

 

 

 

 

KITTIWAKE

 

Rissa tridactyla

A

SABINEíS GULL

 

Xema sabini

A

BLACK-HEADED GULL

 

Chroicocephalus ridibundus

A

LITTLE GULL

 

Hydrocoloeus minutus

A

LAUGHING GULL

 

Leucophaeus atricilla

A

FRANKLINíS GULL

 

Leucophaeus pipixcan

A

MEDITERRANEAN GULL

 

Ichthyaetus melanocephalus

A

COMMON GULL

 

Larus canus

A

RING-BILLED GULL

 

Larus delawarensis

A

GREAT BLACK-BACKED GULL

 

Larus marinus

A

GLAUCOUS GULL

 

Larus hyperboreus

A

ICELAND GULL

 

Larus glaucoides

A

 

Kumlienís Gull

Larus glaucoides kumlieni

 

HERRING GULL

 

Larus argentatus argenteus

A

 

Scandinavian Herring Gull

Larus argentatus argentatus

 

CASPIAN GULL

 

Larus cachinnans

A

YELLOW-LEGGED GULL

 

Larus michahellis

A

LESSER BLACK-BACKED GULL

 

Larus fuscus graellsii

A

 

Continental Lesser Black-backed Gull

Larus fuscus intermedius

 

SANDWICH TERN

 

Thalasseus sandvicensis

A

LITTLE TERN

 

Sternula albifrons

A

ROSEATE TERN

 

Sterna dougallii

A

COMMON TERN

 

Sterna hirundo

A

ARCTIC TERN

 

Sterna paradisaea

A

WHISKERED TERN

 

Chlidonias hybrida

A

WHITE-WINGED BLACK TERN

 

Chlidonias leucopterus

A

BLACK TERN

 

Chlidonias niger

A

 

 

 

 

GREAT SKUA

 

Stercorarius skua

A

POMARINE SKUA

 

Stercorarius pomarinus

A

ARCTIC SKUA

 

Stercorarius parasiticus

A

LONG-TAILED SKUA

 

Stercorarius longicaudus

A

 

 

 

 

LITTLE AUK

 

Alle alle

A

GUILLEMOT

 

Uria aalge

A

RAZORBILL

 

Alca torda islandica

A

BLACK GUILLEMOT

 

Cepphus grylle

A

PUFFIN

 

Fratercula arctica

A

 

 

 

 

PALLASíS SANDGROUSE

 

Syrrhaptes paradoxus

A

ROCK DOVE

 

Columba livia

AC4E

STOCK DOVE

 

Columba oenas

A

WOODPIGEON

 

Columba palumbus

A

TURTLE DOVE

 

Streptopelia turtur

A

COLLARED DOVE

 

Streptopelia decaocto

A

 

 

 

 

CUCKOO

 

Cuculus canorus

A

 

 

 

 

BARN OWL

 

Tyto alba

AE

TAWNY OWL

 

Strix aluco

A

LITTLE OWL

 

Athene noctua

C1E

LONG-EARED OWL

 

Asio otus

A

SHORT-EARED OWL

 

Asio flammeus

A

 

 

 

 

NIGHTJAR

 

Caprimulgus europaeus

A

 

 

 

 

ALPINE SWIFT

 

Tachymarptis melba

A

SWIFT

 

Apus apus

A

 

 

 

 

KINGFISHER

 

Alcedo atthis ispida

A

BEE-EATER

 

Merops apiaster

A

HOOPOE

 

Upupa epops

A

 

 

 

 

WRYNECK

 

Jynx torquilla

A

LESSER SPOTTED WOODPECKER

 

Dryobates minor comminutus

A

GREAT SPOTTED WOODPECKER

 

Dendrocopos major anglicus

A

GREEN WOODPECKER

 

Picus viridis

A

 

 

 

 

KESTREL

 

Falco tinnunculus

A

RED-FOOTED FALCON

 

Falco vespertinus

A

MERLIN

 

Falco columbarius aesalon

A

 

Icelandic Merlin

Falco columbarius subaesalon

 

HOBBY

 

Falco subbuteo

A

PEREGRINE

 

Falco peregrinus

AE

 

 

 

 

RING-NECKED PARAKEET

 

Psittacula krameri

C1E

 

 

 

 

RED-BACKED SHRIKE

 

Lanius collurio

A

GREAT GREY SHRIKE

 

Lanius excubitor

A

WOODCHAT SHRIKE

 

Lanius senator

A

 

 

 

 

GOLDEN ORIOLE

 

Oriolus oriolus

A

 

 

 

 

JAY

 

Garrulus glandarius rufitergum

A

 

Continental Jay

Garrulus glandarius glandarius

 

MAGPIE

 

Pica pica

A

JACKDAW

 

Coloeus monedula spermologus

A

 

Nordic Jackdaw

Coloeus monedula monedula

 

ROOK

 

Corvus frugilegus

A

CARRION CROW

 

Corvus corone

A

HOODED CROW

 

Corvus cornix

A

RAVEN

 

Corvus corax

A

 

 

 

 

WAXWING

 

Bombycilla garrulus

A

 

 

 

 

COAL TIT

 

Periparus ater britannicus

A

 

Continental Coal Tit

Periparus ater ater

 

MARSH TIT

 

Poecile palustris dresseri

A

WILLOW TIT

 

Poecile montanus kleinschmidti

A

BLUE TIT

 

Cyanistes caeruleus obscurus

A

GREAT TIT

 

Parus major newtoni

A

PENDULINE TIT

 

Remiz pendulinus

A

BEARDED TIT

 

Panurus biarmicus

A

LONG-TAILED TIT

 

Aegithalos caudatus rosaceus

 

 

 

 

 

WOODLARK

 

Lullula arborea

A

SKYLARK

 

Alauda arvensis

A

SHORELARK

 

Eremophila alpestris

A

 

 

 

 

SAND MARTIN

 

Riparia riparia

A

SWALLOW

 

Hirundo rustica

AE

HOUSE MARTIN

 

Delichon urbicum

A

RED-RUMPED SWALLOW

 

Cecropis daurica rufula

A

 

 

 

 

CETTIíS WARBLER

 

Cettia cetti

A

WILLOW WARBLER

 

Phylloscopus trochilus

A

 

Northern Willow Warbler

Phylloscopus trochilus acredula

 

CHIFFCHAFF

 

Phylloscopus collybita

A

 

Scandinavian Chiffchaff

Phylloscopus collybita abietinus

 
 

Siberian Chiffchaff

Phylloscopus collybita tristis

 

IBERIAN CHIFFCHAFF

 

Phylloscopus ibericus

A

WOOD WARBLER

 

Phylloscopus sibilatrix

A

YELLOW-BROWED WARBLER

 

Phylloscopus inornatus

A

AQUATIC WARBLER

 

Acrocephalus paludicola

A

SEDGE WARBLER

 

Acrocephalus schoenobaenus

A

REED WARBLER

 

Acrocephalus scirpaceus

A

MARSH WARBLER

 

Acrocephalus palustris

A

ICTERINE WARBLER

 

Hippolais icterina

A

GRASSHOPPER WARBLER

 

Locustella naevia

A

BLACKCAP

 

Sylvia atricapilla

A

GARDEN WARBLER

 

Sylvia borin

A

LESSER WHITETHROAT

 

Sylvia curruca

A

WHITETHROAT

 

Sylvia communis

A

DARTFORD WARBLER

 

Sylvia undata dartfordiensis

A

SUBALPINE WARBLER

 

Sylvia cantillans

A

 

 

 

 

FIRECREST

 

Regulus ignicapilla

A

GOLDCREST

 

Regulus regulus

A

 

 

 

 

WREN

 

Troglodytes troglodytes indigenus

A

NUTHATCH

 

Sitta europaea caesia

A

TREECREEPER

 

Certhia familiaris brittanica

A

 

 

 

 

ROSE-COLOURED STARLING

 

Pastor roseus

A

STARLING

 

Sturnus vulgaris

A

 

 

 

 

RING OUZEL

 

Turdus torquatus

A

BLACKBIRD

 

Turdus merula

A

 

Continental Blackbird

Turdus merula merula

 

FIELDFARE

 

Turdus pilaris

A

REDWING

 

Turdus iliacus

A

 

Icelandic Redwing

Turdus iliacus coburni

 

SONG THRUSH

 

Turdus philomelos clarkei

A

 

Continental Song Thrush

Turdus philomelos philomelos

 

MISTLE THRUSH

 

Turdus viscivorus

A

 

 

 

 

SPOTTED FLYCATCHER

 

Muscicapa striata

A

ROBIN

 

Erithacus rubecula melophilus

A

BLUETHROAT

 

Luscinia svecica

A

 

White-spotted Bluethroat

Luscinia svecica cyanecula

 

NIGHTINGALE

 

Luscinia megarhynchos

A

RED-FLANKED BLUETAIL

 

Tarsiger cyanurus

AE

PIED FLYCATCHER

 

Ficedula hypoleuca

A

BLACK REDSTART

 

Phoenicurus ochruros gibraltariensis

A

REDSTART

 

Phoenicurus phoenicurus

A

WHINCHAT

 

Saxicola rubetra

A

STONECHAT

 

Saxicola rubicola hibernans

A

WHEATEAR

 

Oenanthe oenanthe

A

 

Greenland Wheatear

Oenanthe oenanthe leucorhoa

 

DESERT WHEATEAR

 

Oenanthe deserti

A

PIED WHEATEAR

 

Oenanthe pleschanka

A

 

 

 

 

DIPPER

 

Cinclus cinclus gularis

A

 

 

 

 

HOUSE SPARROW

 

Passer domesticus

A

TREE SPARROW

 

Passer montanus

A

 

 

 

 

DUNNOCK

 

Prunella modularis occidentalis

A

 

 

 

 

YELLOW WAGTAIL

 

Motacilla flava flavissima

A

 

Ashy-headed Wagtail

Motacilla flava cinereocapilla

 
 

Blue-headed Wagtail

Motacilla flava flava

 
 

Grey-headed Wagtail

Motacilla flava thunbergi

 

EASTERN YELLOW WAGTAIL

 

Motacilla tschutschensis

A

GREY WAGTAIL

 

Motacilla cinerea

A

PIED WAGTAIL

 

Motacilla alba yarrellii

A

 

White Wagtail

Motacilla alba alba

 
       

RICHARDS PIPIT

 

Anthus richardi

A

MEADOW PIPIT

 

Anthus pratensis

A

TREE PIPIT

 

Anthus trivialis

A

RED-THROATED PIPIT

 

Anthus cervinus

A

WATER PIPIT

 

Anthus spinoletta

A

ROCK PIPIT

 

Anthus petrosus

A

 

Scandinavian Rock Pipit

Anthus petrosus littoralis

 

 

 

 

 

CHAFFINCH

 

Fringilla coelebs gengleri

A

 

Continental Chaffinch

Fringilla coelebs coelebs

 

BRAMBLING

 

Fringilla montifringilla

A

HAWFINCH

 

Coccothraustes coccothraustes

A

BULLFINCH

 

Pyrrhula pyrrhula pileata

A

COMMON ROSEFINCH

 

Carpodacus erythrinus

A

GREENFINCH

 

Chloris chloris

A

TWITE

 

Linaria flavirostris pipilans

A

LINNET

 

Linaria cannabina

A

COMMON REDPOLL

 

Acanthis flammea

A

LESSER REDPOLL

 

Acanthis cabaret

A

CROSSBILL

 

Loxia curvirostra

A

GOLDFINCH

 

Carduelis carduelis britannica

A

SERIN

 

Serinus serinus

A

SISKIN

 

Spinus spinus

A

 

 

 

 

CORN BUNTING

 

Emberiza calandra

A

YELLOWHAMMER

 

Emberiza citrinella

A

ORTOLAN BUNTING

 

Emberiza hortulana

A

CIRL BUNTING

 

Emberiza cirlus

A

BLACK-HEADED BUNTING

 

Emberiza melanocephala

A

REED BUNTING

 

Emberiza schoeniclus

A

 

 

 

 

LAPLAND BUNTING

 

Calcarius lapponicus

A

SNOW BUNTING

 

Plectrophenax nivalis

A

 

 

 

 

IN ADDITION: Birds that have occurred in S. Gloucestershire but are not counted in the main list

BLACK/ WHITE-BELLIED STORM PETREL

One on November 25th 2009 from Severn Beach. Not determined to species level

Channel Wagtail

One on May 18th 2009 on Northwick Warth. Hybrid

Diver Species

Not determined to species level

GREAT BUSTARD

A female on January 10th 2008 beside the R/ Avon at Keynsham. From the UK re-introduction programme

Harrier Species

Not determined to species level

Skua Species

Not determined to species level