Species Accounts - Species List

The species accounts are all in PDF format (file size 20-54 kb)
Divers and Grebes
Red-throated Diver Gavia stellata (breeding)
Red-throated Diver Gavia stellata (non-breeding)
Black-throated Diver Gavia arctica (breeding)
Little Grebe Tachybaptus ruficollis (non-breeding)
Great Crested Grebe Podiceps cristatus (breeding)
Great Crested Grebe Podiceps cristatus (non-breeding)
Slavonian Grebe Podiceps auritus (breeding)
Slavonian Grebe Podiceps auritus (non-breeding)
Seabirds
Fulmar Fulmarus glacialis (breeding)
Manx Shearwater Puffinus puffinus
Storm Petrel Hydrobates pelagicus (breeding)
Leach's Petrel Oceanodroma leucorhoa (breeding)
Gannet Morus bassanus (breeding)
Cormorant Phalacrocorax carbo carbo (breeding)
Cormorant Phalacrocorax carbo carbo (non-breeding)
Shag Phalacrocorax aristotelis (breeding)
Guillemot Uria aalge (breeding)
Razorbill Alca torda (breeding)
Puffin Fratercula arctica (breeding)
Gulls, Terns and Skuas
Arctic Skua Stercorarius parasiticus (breeding)
Great Skua Catharacta skua (breeding)
Mediterranean Gull Larus melanocephalus (breeding)
Black-headed Gull Larus ridibundus (breeding)
Common Gull Larus canus (breeding)
Lesser Black-backed Gull Larus fuscus
Herring Gull Larus argentatus (breeding)
Great Black-backed Gull Larus marinus (breeding)
Kittiwake Rissa tridactyla (breeding)
Sandwich Tern Sterna sandvicensis (breeding)
Sandwich Tern Sterna sandvicensis (passage)
Roseate Tern Sterna dougallii
Common Tern Sterna hirundo
Arctic Tern Sterna paradisaea
Little Tern Sterna albifrons
Crakes and Rails
Spotted Crake Porzana porzana (updated information contained in PDF)
Corncrake Crex crex
Coot Fulica atra (non-breeding)
Herons, Bitterns and Egrets
Bittern Botaurus stellaris (breeding)
Bittern Botaurus stellaris (non-breeding)
Little Egret Egretta garzetta (non-breeding)
Birds of Prey and Owls
Honey Buzzard Pernis apivorus
Red Kite Milvus milvus (breeding)
Marsh Harrier Circus aeruginosus
Hen Harrier Circus cyaneus (breeding)
Hen Harrier Circus cyaneus (non-breeding)
Golden Eagle Aquila chrysaetos
Osprey Pandion haliaetus
Merlin Falco columbarius (breeding)
Merlin Falco columbarius (non-breeding)
Peregrine Falco peregrinus (breeding)
Short-eared Owl Asio flammeus (breeding)
Other bird species
Capercaillie Tetrao urogallus
Nightjar Caprimulgus europaeus
Woodlark Lullula arborea
Fair Isle Wren Troglodytes troglodytes fridariensis
Aquatic Warbler Acrocephalus paludicola
Dartford Warbler Sylvia undata
Chough Pyrrhocorax pyrrhocorax (breeding)
Chough Pyrrhocorax pyrrhocorax (non-breeding)
Scottish Crossbill Loxia scotica
Waterfowl
Bewick's Swan Cygnus columbianus bewickii
Whooper Swan Cygnus cygnus
Bean Goose Anser fabalis
Pink-footed Goose Anser brachyrhynchus
Russian White-fronted Goose Anser albifrons albifrons
Greenland White-fronted Goose Anser albifrons flavirostris
Icelandic Greylag Goose Anser anser
Greenland Barnacle Goose Branta leucopsis
Svalbard Barnacle Goose Branta leucopsis
Dark-bellied Brent Goose Branta bernicla bernicla
Canadian Light-bellied Brent Goose Branta bernicla hrota
Svalbard Light-bellied Brent Goose Branta bernicla hrota
Shelduck Tadorna tadorna (non-breeding)
Wigeon Anas penelope (breeding)
Wigeon Anas penelope (non-breeding)
Gadwall Anas strepera (breeding)
Gadwall Anas strepera (non-breeding)
Teal Anas crecca (non-breeding)
Mallard Anas platyrhynchos (non-breeding)
Pintail Anas acuta (non-breeding)
Shoveler Anas clypeata (breeding)
Shoveler Anas clypeata (non-breeding)
Pochard Aythya ferina (non-breeding)
Tufted Duck Aythya fuligula (non-breeding)
Scaup Aythya marila
Eider Somateria mollissima (non-breeding)
Long-tailed Duck Clangula hyemalis
Common Scoter Melanitta nigra (breeding)
Common Scoter Melanitta nigra (non-breeding)
Velvet Scoter Melanitta fusca
Goldeneye Bucephala clangula (non-breeding)
Red-breasted Merganser Mergus serrator
(non-breeding)
Goosander Mergus merganser (non-breeding)
Waders
Oystercatcher Haematopus ostralegus (breeding)
Oystercatcher Haematopus ostralegus (non-breeding)
Avocet Recurvirostra avosetta (breeding)
Avocet Recurvirostra avosetta (non-breeding)
Stone Curlew Burhinus oedicnemus
Ringed Plover Charadrius hiaticula (breeding)
Ringed Plover Charadrius hiaticula (non-breeding)
Dotterel Charadrius morinellus
Golden Plover Pluvialis apricaria (breeding)
Golden Plover Pluvialis apricaria (non-breeding)
Grey Plover Pluvialis squatarola
Lapwing Vanellus vanellus (non-breeding)
Knot Calidris canutus
Sanderling Calidris alba
Purple Sandpiper Calidris maritima
Dunlin Calidris alpina schinzii (breeding)
Dunlin Calidris alpina alpina (non-breeding)
Ruff Philomachus pugnax (breeding)
Ruff Philomachus pugnax (non-breeding)
Snipe Gallinago gallinago (non-breeding)
Black-tailed Godwit Limosa limosa (breeding)
Black-tailed Godwit Limosa limosa islandica
(non-breeding)
Bar-tailed Godwit Limosa lapponica
Whimbrel Numenius phaeopus (breeding)
Whimbrel Numenius phaeopus (non-breeding)
Curlew Numenius arquata (breeding)
Curlew Numenius arquata (non-breeding)
Redshank Tringa totanus (breeding)
Redshank Tringa totanus (non-breeding)
Greenshank Tringa nebularia (breeding)
Wood Sandpiper Tringa glareola (breeding)
Turnstone Arenaria interpres
Red-necked Phalarope Phalaropus lobatus