The Birds of Beachy Head

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Isabelline Shrike November 2018.

Below is a list of birds recorded at Beachy Head, the cumulative efforts of many different observes.  Mostly from the 1960’s to the present day. National and county rarities in bold. All records have been accepted by the national and county rarity committees.

 

Mute Swan

Bewick’s Swan

Whooper Swan

Greater White fronted Goose

Greylag Goose

Pink footed Goose

Bean Goose (not specified to race)

Canada Goose

Brent Goose

Red breasted Goose    

Common Shelduck

Eurasian Wigeon

Gadwall

Teal

Mallard

Pintail

Garganey

Shoveler

Common Pochard

Tufted Duck

Greater Scaup

Common Eider

Long tailed Duck

Common Scoter

Velvet Scoter

Goldeneye

Smew

Red breasted Merganser

Goosander

Quail

Red legged Partridge

Grey Partridge

Pheasant

Red throated Diver

Black throated Diver

Great northern Diver

White billed Diver

Manx Shearwater

Balearic Shearwater

Sooty Shearwater

Cory’s Shearwater

Leaches Petrel

European Storm Petrel

Fulmar

Gannet

Cormorant

Shag

Little Egret

Great Egret

Grey Heron

Purple Heron

Black Stork

White Stork

Glossy Ibis

Spoonbill

Little Grebe

Great crested Grebe

Red necked Grebe

Black necked Grebe

Slavonian Grebe

Honey Buzzard

Black Kite

Red Kite

Marsh Harrier

Hen Harrier

Montagu’s Harrier

Goshawk

Sparrowhawk

Common Buzzard

Rough legged Buzzard

Osprey

Water Rail

Little Crake

Corncrake

Moorhen

Coot

Common Crane

Stone Curlew

Avocet

Oystercatcher

Dotterel

Grey Plover

Golden Plover

Ringed Plover

Little ringed Plover

Lapwing

Whimbrel

Curlew

Black tailed Godwit

Bar tailed Godwit

Turnstone

Knot

Ruff

Dunlin

Sanderling

Common Sandpiper

Wood Sandpiper

Green Sandpiper

Spotted Redshank

Greenshank

Redshank

Snipe

Woodcock

Pomarine Skua

Arctic Skua

Long tailed Skua

Great Skua

Razordbill

Black Guillemot

Guillemot

Puffin

Little Auk

Little Tern

Black Tern

Sandwich Tern

Lesser crested Tern

Gull billed Tern

Common Tern

Arctic Tern

Roseate Tern

Kittiwake

Black headed Gull

Little Gull

Laughing Gull

Mediterranean Gull

Common Gull

Lesser black backed Gull

Herring Gull

Yellow legged Gull

Caspian Gull

Iceland Gull

Glaucous Gull

Greater black backed Gull

Feral Pigeon

Stock Dove

Woodpigeon

Collard Dove

Turtle Dove

Common Cuckoo

Barn Owl

Little Owl

Tawny Owl

Short eared Owl

Long eared Owl

Nightjar

Common Swift

Alpine Swift

Hoopoe

Bee-eater

Kingfisher

Wryneck

Green Woodpecker

Great spotted Woodpecker

Lesser spotted Woodpecker

Kestrel

Red footed Falcon

Merlin

Hobby

Peregrine

Golden Oriole

Red backed Shrike

Woodchat Shrike

Isabelline Shrike

Great grey Shrike

Lesser grey Shrike

Jay

Nutcracker

Chough

Magpie

Jackdaw

Rook

Carrion Crow

Hooded Crow

Raven

Goldcrest

Firecrest

Blue Tit

Great Tit

Marsh Tit

Willow Tit

Coal Tit  (inc. race, P.a. ater)

Long tailed Tit  (inc. race caudatus)

Bearded Tit

Woodlark

Skylark

Short toed Lark

Shorelark

Sand Martin

House Martin

Crag Martin

Red rumped Swallow

Barn Swallow

Cetti’s Warbler

Yellow browed Warbler

Hume’s Warbler

Pallas’s Warbler

Western Bonelli’s Warbler

Greenish Warbler

Willow Warbler

Chiffchaff  (inc. tristis)

Wood Warbler

Radde’s Warbler

Dusky Warbler

Blackcap

Garden Warbler

Barred Warbler

Sardinian Warbler

Subalpine Warbler (no records assigned to race)

Lesser Whitethroat

Common Whitethroat

Dartford Warbler

Grasshopper Warbler

Savi’s Warbler

River Warbler

Booted Warbler

Syke’s Warbler

Melodious Warbler

Icterine Warbler

Aquatic Warbler

Sedge Warbler

Great reed Warbler

Reed Warbler

Marsh Warbler

Waxwing

Nuthatch

Eurasian Treecreeper

Short toed Treecreeper

Wren

Starling

Rose coloured Starling

Ring Ouzel

Blackbird

Fieldfare

Song Thrush

Redwing

Mistle Thrush

Blue rock Thrush

Spotted Flycatcher

Robin

Common Nightingale

Thrush Nightingale

Red flanked Bluetail

Red breasted Flycatcher

Pied Flycatcher

Black Redstart

Common Redstart

Whinchat

Eurasian Stonechat

Siberian Stonechat

Northern Wheatear

Black eared Wheatear  (not assigned to western or eastern)

Desert Wheatear

Isabelline Wheatear

Dunnock

House sparrow

Tree Sparrow

Yellow Wagtail

Grey Wagtail

Pied Wagtail

Grey Wagtail

Richard’s Pipit

Tawny Pipit

Meadow Pipit

Red throated Pipit

Tree Pipit

Olive backed Pipit

Rock Pipit

Brambling

Chaffinch

Hawfinch

Common Rosefinch

Bullfinch

Greenfinch

Linnet

Twite

Lesser Redpoll

Common Redpoll

Common Crossbill

Goldfinch

Serin

Snow Bunting

Lapland Bunting

Corn Bunting

Black headed Bunting

Ortolan Bunting

Yellowhammer

Cirl Bunting

Reed Bunting

Rustic Bunting

Little Bunting

White throated Sparrow

Baltimore Oriole

Black and white Warbler

[Yellow billed Cuckoo picked up in Eastbourne a mile from recording boundary]