TBOSG

  The Birds Of

  South Gloucestershire

 

 

The S. Gloucestershire Systematic List follows the conventions of the BOU/ IOC

 

The list currently stands at 330 - 299 full species and 31 forms

 

Click on the birds name to access full details

 

 

 

FULL SPECIES

 

 

 

 

 

ANATIDAE

TAXON

CATEGORY

BRENT GOOSE

Branta bernicla

AE

RED-BREASTED GOOSE

Branta ruficollis

AE

CANADA GOOSE

Branta candensis

AC2E

BARNACLE GOOSE

Branta leucopsis

AC2E

GREYLAG GOOSE

Anser anser

AC2C4E

TAIGA BEAN GOOSE

Anser fabalis

AE

PINK-FOOTED GOOSE

Anser brachyrhynchus

AE

WHITE-FRONTED GOOSE

Anser albifrons

AE

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

 

 

 

PHASIANIDAE

 

 

RED-LEGGED PARTRIDGE

Alectoris rufa

C1E

GREY PARTRIDGE

Perdix perdix

AC2E

QUAIL

Coturnix coturnix

AE

PHEASANT

Phasianus colchicus

C1E

 

 

 

GAVIIDAE

 

 

RED-THROATED DIVER

Gavia stellata

A

BLACK-THROATED DIVER

Gavia arctica

A

PACIFIC DIVER

Gavia pacifica

A

GREAT NORTHERN DIVER

Gavia immer

A

 

 

 

HYDROBATIDAE

 

 

STORM PETREL

Hydrobates pelagicus

A

LEACH'S PETREL

Oceanodroma leucorhoa

A

 

 

 

PROCELLARIIDAE

 

 

FULMAR

Fulmarus glacialis

A

CORYíS SHEARWATER

Calonectris borealis

A

SOOTY SHEARWATER

Ardenna grisea

A

MANX SHEARWATER

Puffinus puffinus

A

BALEARIC SHEARWATER

Puffinus mauretanicus

A

 

 

 

PODICIPEDIDAE

 

 

LITTLE GREBE

Tachybaptus ruficollis

A

GREAT CRESTED GREBE

Podiceps cristatus

A

SLAVONIAN GREBE

Podiceps auritus

A

BLACK-NECKED GREBE

Podiceps nigricollis

A

 

 

 

CICONIIDAE

 

 

WHITE STORK

Ciconia ciconia

AE

 

 

 

THRESKIRONITHIDAE

 

 

GLOSSY IBIS

Plegadis falcinellus

AE

SPOONBILL

Platalea leucorodia

AE

 

 

 

ARDEIDAE

 

 

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

 

 

 

SULIDAE

 

 

GANNET

Morus bassanus

A

 

 

 

PHALACROCORACIDAE

 

 

SHAG

Phalacrocorax aristotelis

A

CORMORANT

Phalacrocorax carbo

A

 

 

 

PANDIONIDAE

 

 

OSPREY

Pandion haliaetus

AE

 

 

 

ACCIPITRIDAE

 

 

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

 

 

 

RALLIDAE

 

 

WATER RAIL

Rallus aquaticus

A

CORNCRAKE

Crex crex

AE

SPOTTED CRAKE

Porzana porzana

A

MOORHEN

Gallinula chloropus

A

COOT

Fulica atra

A

 

 

 

GRUIDAE

 

 

COMMON CRANE

Grus grus

AE

 

 

 

BURHINIDAE

 

 

STONE CURLEW

Burhinus oedicnemus

A

 

 

 

HAEMATOPODIDAE

 

 

OYSTERCATCHER

Haematopus ostralegus

A

 

 

 

RECURVIROSTRIDAE

 

 

BLACK-WINGED STILT

Himantopus himantopus

A

AVOCET

Recurvirostra avosetta

AE

 

 

 

CHARADRIIDAE

 

 

LAPWING

Vanellus vanellus

A

GOLDEN PLOVER

Pluvialis apricaria

A

AMERICAN GOLDEN PLOVER

Pluvialis dominica

A

GREY PLOVER

Pluvialis squatarola

A

RINGED PLOVER

Charadrius hiaticula psammodromus

A

LITTLE RINGED PLOVER

Charadrius dubius curonicus

A

KENTISH PLOVER

Charadrius alexandrinus

A

DOTTEREL

Charadrius morinellus

A

 

 

 

SCOLOPACIDAE

 

 

WHIMBREL

Numenius phaeopus islandicus

A

CURLEW

Numenius arquata

A

BAR-TAILED GODWIT

Limosa lapponica

A

BLACK-TAILED GODWIT

Limosa limosa islandica

A

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

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

WOOD SANDPIPER

Tringa glareola

A

SPOTTED REDSHANK

Tringa erythropus

A

GREENSHANK

Tringa nebularia

A

 

 

 

LARIDAE

 

 

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

HERRING GULL

Larus argentatus argenteus

A

CASPIAN GULL

Larus cachinnans

A

YELLOW-LEGGED GULL

Larus michahellis

A

LESSER BLACK-BACKED GULL

Larus fuscus graellsii

A

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

 

 

 

STERCORARIIDAE

 

 

GREAT SKUA

Stercorarius skua

A

POMARINE SKUA

Stercorarius pomarinus

A

ARCTIC SKUA

Stercorarius parasiticus

A

LONG-TAILED SKUA

Stercorarius longicaudus

A

 

 

 

ALCIDAE

 

 

LITTLE AUK

Alle alle

A

GUILLEMOT

Uria aalge

A

RAZORBILL

Alca torda islandica

A

BLACK GUILLEMOT

Cepphus grylle

A

PUFFIN

Fratercula arctica

A

 

 

 

PTEROCLIDAE

 

 

PALLASíS SANDGROUSE

Syrrhaptes paradoxus

A

 

 

 

COLUMBIDAE

 

 

ROCK DOVE

Columba livia

AC4E

STOCK DOVE

Columba oenas

A

WOODPIGEON

Columba palumbus

A

TURTLE DOVE

Streptopelia turtur

A

COLLARED DOVE

Streptopelia decaocto

A

 

 

 

CUCULIDAE

 

 

CUCKOO

Cuculus canorus

A

 

 

 

TYTONIDAE

 

 

BARN OWL

Tyto alba

AE

 

 

 

STRIGIDAE

 

 

TAWNY OWL

Strix aluco

A

LITTLE OWL

Athene noctua

C1E

LONG-EARED OWL

Asio otus

A

SHORT-EARED OWL

Asio flammeus

A

 

 

 

CAPRIMULGIDAE

 

 

NIGHTJAR

Caprimulgus europaeus

A

 

 

 

APODIDAE

 

 

ALPINE SWIFT

Tachymarptis melba

A

SWIFT

Apus apus

A

 

 

 

ALCEDINIDAE

 

 

KINGFISHER

Alcedo atthis ispida

A

 

 

 

MEROPIDAE

 

 

BEE-EATER

Merops apiaster

A

 

 

 

UPUPIDAE:

 

 

HOOPOE

Upupa epops

A

 

 

 

PICIDAE

 

 

WRYNECK

Jynx torquilla

A

LESSER SPOTTED WOODPECKER

Dryobates minor comminutus

A

GREAT SPOTTED WOODPECKER

Dendrocopos major anglicus

A

GREEN WOODPECKER

Picus viridis

A

 

 

 

FALCONIDAE

 

 

KESTREL

Falco tinnunculus

A

RED-FOOTED FALCON

Falco vespertinus

A

MERLIN

Falco columbarius aesalon

A

HOBBY

Falco subbuteo

A

PEREGRINE

Falco peregrinus

AE

 

 

 

PSITTACULIDAE

 

 

RING-NECKED PARAKEET

Psittacula krameri

C1E

 

 

 

LANIIDAE

 

 

RED-BACKED SHRIKE

Lanius collurio

A

GREAT GREY SHRIKE

Lanius excubitor

A

WOODCHAT SHRIKE

Lanius senator

A

 

 

 

ORIOLIDAE

 

 

GOLDEN ORIOLE

Oriolus oriolus

A

 

 

 

CORVIDAE

 

 

JAY

Garrulus glandarius rufitergum

A

MAGPIE

Pica pica

A

JACKDAW

Coloeus monedula spermologus

A

ROOK

Corvus frugilegus

A

CARRION CROW

Corvus corone

A

HOODED CROW

Corvus cornix

A

RAVEN

Corvus corax

A

 

 

 

BOMBYCILLIDAE

 

 

WAXWING

Bombycilla garrulus

A

 

 

 

PARIDAE

 

 

COAL TIT

Periparus ater britannicus

A

MARSH TIT

Poecile palustris dresseri

A

WILLOW TIT

Poecile montanus kleinschmidti

A

BLUE TIT

Cyanistes caeruleus obscurus

A

GREAT TIT

Parus major newtoni

A

 

 

 

REMIZIDAE

 

 

PENDULINE TIT

Remiz pendulinus

A

 

 

 

PANURIDAE

 

 

BEARDED TIT

Panurus biarmicus

A

 

 

 

ALAUDIDAE

 

 

WOODLARK

Lullula arborea

A

SKYLARK

Alauda arvensis

A

SHORELARK

Eremophila alpestris

A

 

 

 

HIRUNDINIDAE

 

 

SAND MARTIN

Riparia riparia

A

SWALLOW

Hirundo rustica

AE

HOUSE MARTIN

Delichon urbicum

A

RED-RUMPED SWALLOW

Cecropis daurica rufula

A

 

 

 

CETTIIDAE

 

 

CETTIíS WARBLER

Cettia cetti

A

 

 

 

AEGITHALIDAE

 

 

LONG-TAILED TIT

Aegithalos caudatus rosaceus

A

 

 

 

PHYLLOSCOPIDAE

 

 

WILLOW WARBLER

Phylloscopus trochilus

A

CHIFFCHAFF

Phylloscopus collybita

A

IBERIAN CHIFFCHAFF

Phylloscopus ibericus

A

WOOD WARBLER

Phylloscopus sibilatrix

A

YELLOW-BROWED WARBLER

Phylloscopus inornatus

A

 

 

 

ACROCEPHALIDAE

 

 

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

 

 

 

LOCUSTELLIDAE

 

 

GRASSHOPPER WARBLER

Locustella naevia

A

 

 

 

SYLVIIDAE

 

 

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

 

 

 

REGULIDAE

 

 

FIRECREST

Regulus ignicapilla

A

GOLDCREST

Regulus regulus

A

 

 

 

TROGLODYTIDAE

 

 

WREN

Troglodytes troglodytes indigenus

A

 

 

 

SITTIDAE

 

 

NUTHATCH

Sitta europaea caesia

A

 

 

 

CERTHIIDAE

 

 

TREECREEPER

Certhia familiaris brittanica

A

 

 

 

STURNIDAE

 

 

ROSE-COLOURED STARLING

Pastor roseus

A

STARLING

Sturnus vulgaris

A

 

 

 

TURDIDAE

 

 

RING OUZEL

Turdus torquatus

A

BLACKBIRD

Turdus merula

A

FIELDFARE

Turdus pilaris

A

REDWING

Turdus iliacus

A

SONG THRUSH

Turdus philomelos clarkei

A

MISTLE THRUSH

Turdus viscivorus

A

 

 

 

MUSCICAPIDAE

 

 

SPOTTED FLYCATCHER

Muscicapa striata

A

ROBIN

Erithacus rubecula melophilus

A

BLUETHROAT

Luscinia svecica

A

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

DESERT WHEATEAR

Oenanthe deserti

A

PIED WHEATEAR

Oenanthe pleschanka

A

 

 

 

CINCLIDAE

 

 

DIPPER

Cinclus cinclus gularis

A

 

 

 

PASSERIDAE

 

 

HOUSE SPARROW

Passer domesticus

A

TREE SPARROW

Passer montanus

A

 

 

 

PRUNELLIDAE

 

 

DUNNOCK

Prunella modularis occidentalis

A

 

 

 

MOTACILLIDAE

 

 

YELLOW WAGTAIL

Motacilla flava flavissima

A

EASTERN YELLOW WAGTAIL

Motacilla tschutschensis

A

GREY WAGTAIL

Motacilla cinerea

A

PIED WAGTAIL

Motacilla alba yarrellii

A

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

 

 

 

FRINGILLIDAE

 

 

CHAFFINCH

Fringilla coelebs gengleri

A

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

 

 

 

EMBERIZIDAE

 

 

CORN BUNTING

Emberiza calandra

A

YELLOWHAMMER

Emberiza citrinella

A

CIRL BUNTING

Emberiza cirlus

A

BLACK-HEADED BUNTING

Emberiza melanocephala

A

REED BUNTING

Emberiza schoeniclus

A

 

 

 

CALCARIIDAE

 

 

LAPLAND BUNTING

Calcarius lapponicus

A

SNOW BUNTING

Plectrophenax nivalis

A

 

 

 

FORMS

 

CATEGORY

Pale-bellied Brent Goose

Branta bernicla hrota

AE

Continental Greylag Goose

Anser anser rossicus

AC2C4E

Greenland White-fronted Goose

Anser albifrons flavirostris

AE

Continental Cormorant

Phalacrocorax carbo sinensis

A

Icelandic Golden Plover

Pluvialis apricaria altifrons

A

Tundra Ringed Plover

Charadrius hiaticula tundrae

A

Continental Black-tailed Godwit

Limosa limosa limosa

A

Northern Dunlin

Calidris alpina alpina

A

Greenland Dunlin

Calidris alpina arctica

A

Icelandic Redshank

Tringa totanus robusta

A

Kumlienís Gull

Larus glaucoides kumlieni

A

Scandinavian Herring Gull

Larus argentatus argentatus

A

Continental Lesser Black-backed Gull

Larus fuscus intermedius

A

Icelandic Merlin

Falco columbarius subaesalon

A

Continental Jay

Garrulus glandarius glandarius

A

Nordic Jackdaw

Coloeus monedula monedula

A

Continental Coal Tit

Periparus ater ater

A

Ashy-headed Wagtail

Motacilla flava cinereocapilla

A

Blue-headed Wagtail

Motacilla flava flava

A

Grey-headed Wagtail

Motacilla flava thunbergi

A

White Wagtail

Motacilla alba alba

A

Northern Willow Warbler

Phylloscopus trochilus acredula

A

Scandinavian Chiffchaff

Phylloscopus collybita abietinus

A

Siberian Chiffchaff

Phylloscopus collybita tristis

A

Scandinavian Rock Pipit

Anthus petrosus littoralis

A

Continental Blackbird

Turdus merula merula

A

Icelandic Redwing

Turdus iliacus coburni

A

Continental Song Thrush

Turdus philomelos philomelos

A

White-spotted Bluethroat

Luscinia svecica cyanecula

A

Greenland Wheatear

Oenanthe oenanthe leucorhoa

A

Continental Chaffinch

Fringilla coelebs coelebs

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

 

 

 

TBOSG Systematic List

 

 

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