Worcestershire Bird News: Species List-WORCESTER BIRDING

Species List for Worcester Birding Sightings

  The following species are included on the Latest Sightings Page of Worcester Birding:

Bewick's Swan, Whooper Swan

Bean Goose, Pink-footed Goose, White-fronted Goose, Brent Goose
Garganey, American Wigeon, Green-winged Teal,
 Ring-necked Duck, Ferruginous Duck, Eider, Long-tailed Duck, Common Scoter, Surf Scoter, Velvet Scoter, Smew, Red-breasted Merganser, Scaup, Red-crested Pochard

all divers

Red-necked Grebe, Slavonian Grebe, Black-necked Grebe

Fulmar, Manx Shearwater, Storm Petrel, Leach's Petrel, Gannet, Shag

Bittern, Night Heron, Cattle Egret, Great White Egret, Purple Heron, White Stork, Spoonbill

Honey Buzzard, Black Kite, White-tailed Eagle, all harriers, Rough-legged Buzzard, Red-footed Falcon, Merlin


Spotted Crake, Corncrake

Common Crane

Black-winged Stilt, Stone Curlew, Avocet (away from Upton Warren), Kentish Plover, Dotterel, Golden Plover (only flocks 10+), Grey Plover, Sanderling, Little Stint, Temminck's Stint, White-rumped Sandpiper, Pectoral Sandpiper, Curlew Sandpiper, Purple Sandpiper, Whimbrel, Long-billed Dowitcher, Bar and Black-tailed Godwits, Ruff, Greenshank, Spotted Redshank, Wood Sandpiper, Turnstone, all phalaropes

Mediterranean Gull, Little Gull, Kittiwake, Sabine's Gull, Ring-billed Gull, Caspian Gull, Iceland Gull, Glaucous Gull

all terns (except Common)

all skuas

all auks

Ring-necked Parakeet

Long-eared Owl, Short-eared Owl

Nightjar (passage birds only)

Red-rumped Swallow, Alpine Swift

Bee-eater, Hoopoe, Woodlark, Shorelark


Richardís Pipit, Water Pipit, Rock Pipit
Ring Ouzel

Bluethroat, Black Redstart, Whinchat

Pied Flycatcher (passage birds only)

Grasshopper Warbler, Saviís Warbler, Aquatic Warbler, Marsh Warber, Icterine Warbler, Barred Warbler, Dartford Warbler, Pallasís Warbler, Yellow-browed Warbler, Wood Warbler (away from the Wyre Forest)

Firecrest (passage and wintering birds only)

Bearded Tit

Golden Oriole

all shrikes

Chough, Hooded Crow

Rose-coloured Starling

Hawfinch (away from the Wyre Forest), Brambling (10+ flocks and away from the Wyre Forest), Serin, Twite, Mealy Redpoll, Arctic Redpoll, Crossbill (away from the Wyre Forest)

Lapland Bunting, Snow Bunting, Cirl Bunting, Rustic Bunting, Little Bunting

and all BBRC Rarities

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