Record of birds seen at St Mary’s Allotments

Grey Wagtail

Grey Wagtail photo by Sébastien Bertru, licensed under Creative Commons

Paul Snell has produced a tick list of bird species that he has seen on the alloments over the last 20 years or so, including details about whether they are common or rare sightings.

It is a surpringly long list, helped by the close proximity of the reservoir!

Number Name Status: Number Name Status:
1 Great crested grebe R Rare 35 Robin C
2 Cormorant C Common 36 Black Redstart VR
3 Grey Heron C 37 Blackbird C
4 Mute swan C 38 Fieldfare C
5 Mallard C 39 Redwing C
6 Teal C 40 Song Thrush C
7 Sparrowhawk O Occasional 41 Mistle Thrush C
8 Buzzard O 42 Garden Warbler O
9 Kestrel O 43 Whitethroat O
10 Hobby R 44 Blackcap C
11 Pheasant O 45 Willow Warbler C
12 Lapwing O 46 Chiffchaff C
13 Greenshank R 47 Goldcrest C
14 Common Sandpiper R 48 Willow tit O
15 Black headed Gull C 49 Blue Tit C
16 Herring Gull O 50 Great Tit C
17 Lesser Black backed gull O 51 Coal Tit C
18 Common Tern O 52 Long-tailed Tit C
19 Woodpigeon C 53 Nuthatch O
20 Stock Dove O 54 Starling C
21 Collared Dove C 55 Jay O
22 Cuckoo O 56 Magpie C
23 Tawny Owl O 57 Jackdaw C
24 Swift C 58 Raven R
25 Kingfisher O 59 Carrion Crow C
26 Green Woodpecker C 60 Rook O
27 Great Spotted Woodpecker C 61 House Sparrow C
28 Sand Martin C 62 Chaffinch C
29 Swallow C 63 Greenfinch C
30 House Martin C 64 Goldfinch C
31 Pied Wagtail O 65 Bullfinch O
32 Grey Wagtail O 66 Linnet O
33 Wren C 67 Yellowhammer O
34 Dunnock C 68 Reed Bunting O
Contact pas54@hotmail.co.uk if you wish to report other sightings etc

Click here to download the list as a Microsoft Excel file.