British Self-found Life List

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Rank Name Nationality Total Highlights


Ken Shaw

Scottish 329
Most recent spotted sandpiper, river warbler, pechora pipit, black throated thrush, lancy


Graham Catley

English 324
Latest additions Alpine Swift Barton May 2009, Wilson's Phalarope Alkborough Lincs 16.9.08 Little Swift, Hudsonian Godwit, Greenish Warbler x3, Arctic Warbler x2, Booted Warbler, Lanceolated Warbler, Sharp-tailed, White-rumped, Semi-palmated, Broad-billed, Baird's, Buff-breasted Sandpipers, Gyr Falcon, King Eider, Penduline Tit, Olive-backed Pipit x3, American Wigeon, Blue-winged, Green-winged Teal, Black Kite, Red-footed Falcon x3, Whiskered Tern


Mike Pennington

British 321
Cape May Warbler


Paul Harvey

British 321
Brown Fly, Song Sparrow, Bobolink, Blackpoll, Thick-billed, Eastern Bonelli's, Blyth's Reed, Paddyfield, Booted and Lanceolated Warbler, Bluetail, Pallid Harrier, Sharp-tailed Sand, Pied & Desert Wheatear, Ross's Gull.


Steve Votier

British 320
Dusky Warbler, Laughing Gull, Bonaparte's Gull, Night Heron, Alpine Swift, Buff-breasted Sand, Baird's Sand, Black Duck, Cattle Egret, Two-barred Crossbill all recent find-ticks.


Brian Small

British 320
Latest: Citrine Wagtail, Fair Isle October 2011


Steve Stansfield

British 315
This is getting Harder! W-b Diver (inc first live record for Kent), **LATEST** Feas Petrel *Sept 2013*Great and Cory's, Black Kite (2009), RF Falcon (3), Great Snipe (4, including only modern day Welsh record), Caspian Tern (2 both on Bardsey), WWBlack Tern (1st for N Ron), Snowy Owl (2 including one in Wales), ST Lark (12), OBP (2), RT Pipit (6), Tawny Pipit (several), Richards (lots), Blyth's Pipit (1st Welsh Record), Citrine Wagtail (2), Thrush Nightingale Blakeney 1989, Isabellline Wheatear (2nd for Wales), Eye-browed Thrush (1st for Wales), Savi's Warbler, Paddyfield Warbler (1st for N. Ron), Blyth's Reed Warbler (2 inc 1st Welsh Record)) Booted Warbler (3), Subalp (10), YBWarb (c70), Greenish (in 2010), Arctic (2), Pallas's (8, inc one in 2011), Raddes (2), Bonelli's (3), Isabelline Shrike, Woodchat Shrike (June 3rd 2012), RBFly (15), Spanish Sparrow N Ron 93, Serin (3), Arctic Redpoll (35+) Parrot Xbill, Rosefinch (50+), Yellow-Rumped Warbler (1st for N Ron), WT Sparrow (1st for N Ron), Pine Bunting (2 inc 1st Welsh Record)), Cirl Bunting (in Wales!), Rustic Bunting (5), Little Bunt (16), Yellow-breasted Bunt, Black-headed Bunt (2) - Also several Siberian Stonechats inc 1 in 2013


Hugh Harrop

UK. 315
Lates find tick: Ring-necked Duck! Other finds include White-billed Diver, Surf Scoter, Great White Egret, Crane, Baillon's Crake, Gyrfalcon, Lesser Yellowlegs, several Buff-breasted Sandpipers, White-rumped Sandpipers, Black Kite, Red-footed Falcon, Ivory Gull, Bee-eater, Little Swift, Alpine Swift, Short-toed Lark (8), Pechora Pipit, Olive-backed Pipit (3), Sprosser, Red-throated Pipit (3), Citrine Wagtail (3), Desert Wheatear, Swainson's Thrush, Grey-cheeked Thrush, Black-throated Thrush, Great Reed Warbler, Lanceolated Warbler, Greenish Warbler, Arctic Warbler, Western Bonelli's Warbler, Collared Flycatcher, Rustic Bunting (5), Little Bunting (15), Black-headed Bunting, Arctic Redpoll (9), Pine Grosbeak


Alan Jack

British 313
Eastern Bonellis Warbler (accepted as first for Britain ,until a previous sighting on Scilly reassessed. Common Rosefinch 7,Barred Warbler 5, Icterine Warbler 5, Red breasted fly 4.Red Eyed Vireo, (county first)Red Footed Falcon, Gyr Falcon(white morph).Dusky Warbler 2.Subalpine Warbler, Arctic Warbler,Humes Warbler 2, Pallas's Warbler 8,Yellow browed Warbler 63,Siberian Stonechat,Rough legged Buzzard 3,Honey buzzard 3,White tailed Eagle,Olive backed Pipit,Richards Pipit 6,Gull billed Tern 2, Ross's Gull,Black Stork,Bee Eater,Purple Heron,White billed Diver 2,Hoopoe,Corys Shearwater 4,Pectoral Sandpiper 8,White rumped Sandpiper.Spotted Crake ,Surf Scoter. Update Date 25/10/13.


Tim Drew

English 312
White-billed Diver, Lesser Scaup, Common Yellowthroat, Marmora's Warbler,Arctic,Greenish,Bonell'is,Blyth's Reed,River,Paddyfield, Pallas's Grasshopper and Lancy Warbler,Black.t.Thrush,Pechora Pipit.


Dave Britton

British 312
Most recently added: Pallid Harrier & Little Bunting (Shetland Sept 14), Black Scoter (Redcar June 14), Great white Egret (Cornwall May 14), Common Crane (Nosterfield June 13), Coues's Arctic Redpoll (South Gare October 13).My third Bonaparte's Gull (Cleveland Jan 10), my second Sharp-tailed Sandpiper (Cleveland Sept 10), Hume's Warbler (Cleveland Nov 11), White-billed Diver & Subalpine Warbler (Shetland May 12) and Spotted Sandpiper (Cleveland June 12). Rarest = Scillies Spanish Sparrow in October 1977 (3rd UK record).


Martin Blick

British 311
all in Cleveland - Double-crested Cormorant, White-billed Diver, Little Shearwater, Great White Egret x 4, Glossy Ibis, Green-winged Teal x 4, Blue-winged Teal x 6, Ring-necked Duck x 2, King Eider, Surf Scoter, Black Kite x 3, Red-footed Falcon, American Golden Plover, Buff-br Sandpiper, Baird's Sandpiper x 3, Lesser Yellowlegs, Laughing Gull, Franklin's Gull, Lesser Crested Tern, White-winged Black Tern, Pallid Swift, Little Swift, Cliff Swallow, Red-throated and Olive-backed Pipits, Citrine Wagtail, Great Reed, Hume's Yellow-browed, Dusky Warblers, Rustic Bunting and Little Bunting plus L W-f Goose in Northumberland and R C Starling on Scilly. Latest found Crane and Black Stork in 2008, Purple Heron in 2009, Americaqn Wigeon, Broad-billed Sand and Golden Oriole in 2010 and Snow Goose in 2011.


Paul French

British 311
Punkbirder rules. Latest = Dusky Wblr, Unst Sep 2016. Highlights include Black-faced, Yellow-breasted & 2 Black-headed Buntings, Swainson's Thrush, Fea's Petrel, Least Sandpiper, Buff-bellied, 2 Pechora, Red-throated and 6 Olive-backed Pipits, 2 Paddyfield, 5 Blyth's Reed Warbler, American Herring Gull, Alpine Swift, 2 Lesser Scaup, King Eider, Wilson's Petrel, Great Snipe, 4 Citrine Wagtails, Thrush Nightingale, 3 Western Subalpine Wblrs, 2 Lanceolated Wblrs, Booted Wblr, 2 Two-barred Crossbills, 3 Arctic Redpolls (2 exilipes, 2 hornemanni), 2 American Golden Plovers, Woodchat, White-tailed Eagle (genuine Norwegian bird!)


Micky Maher

British 310
Pallid Harrier (2), Gyrfalcon, Upland Sandpiper, Greater Yellowlegs, White's Thrush, Swainsons Thrush, Stilt Sandpiper, Terek Sandpiper, Blackpoll Warbler, Pallas's Grasshopper Warbler, Lanceolated Warbler (2), Paddyfield Warbler(2), Sykes's Warbler, Blyths Reed Warbler (3), Yellow-breasted Bunting (3) Pine Bunting.


Will Brame

British(Suffolk) 309
Buff-breasted Sandpiper


Kevin Rylands

UK 309
Up to date list on Bubo. 2014: Black Stork 2010: Icterine Warbler 2009: White-tailed Eagle, Western Sandpiper 2008: Buff-bellied Pipit, Red-breasted Flycatcher, Semi-palmated Sandpiper, Short-toed Lark, Black Duck 2007: Red-necked Phalarope, Corncrake 2006: Long-billed Murrelet, Red-throated Pipit, Spotted Crake, Laughing Gull, Purple Heron 2005: Greenish Warbler, Cory's Shearwater, Whiskered Tern, Lesser Scaup & Waxwing. Highlights: Semi-palmated Plover, Baird's, White-rumped and Buff-breasted Sandpipers, Long-billed Dowitcher, Wilson's Phalarope, Great White Egret (5), Blue-winged Teal, Ring-necked Duck, Surf Scoter, Bonaparte's Gull, Savi's, Marsh, Barred, Pallas's, Dusky and Radde's Warblers, Parrot Crossbill, Black Kite, Siberian Stonechat, Rose-coloured Starling.


Dan Brown

UK 309
2015: Hudsonian Godwit, 2014: American Herring Gull & White-billed Diver (3), (also Bonaparte's & Surf Scoter) 2013:Cackling Goose, Male Pallid Harrier; 2012: Swainson's Thrush, OBP, Woodchat Shrike, Red-necked Phal (also Blyth's Pipit, Blyth's Reed, Buff-breast Sand, Wilson Petrel, Ross's Goose - none of which new), 2011 - Semipalmated Plover, Blyth's Reed Warbler and Least Sand, Barolo Shear, Ross's Goose, pre 2011: River Warbler, Bluetail, Blyth's Pipit, Upland & Stilt Sand, 5xSemip Sand, 4x Buff brested Sand, White-rumped Sand, 2xWilsons Phal, Wilson's Petrel, King Eider, Ring n duck, Black Duck, surf scoter, Red Foot, Lesser Legs, Arctic Roll, Black Kite


Steve Lister

British 308
The Leics. Crag Martin stands out. Latest additions Isabelline Shrike at Holkham, Alpine Swift and Savi's Warbler both at Rutland Water, long-overdue WWBTern at Rutland Water 07.09.2010. and Wilson's Petrel off Pendeen 12.09.11. Others worth mentioning are Two-barred Crossbill, both Pacific and American Golden Plovers, two separate Collared Pratincoles, three Lesser Scaups, Long-billed Dowitcher and 2 Whiskered Terns (1977 and 2010).


Jeff Hazell

British (English) 307 (BOU)
17/05/2015 added White-t Eagle - Lochindorb, Highland, Scotland. Includes: W-b Diver (1st for Norfolk), L Shear, W's Petrel, N & P Herons, Cattle Egret, Gt W Egret (5 in Somerset), W Stork, Gly Ibis, R-n Duck, Pallid Harrier (Somerset 2014), Black Kite, (Booted Eagle, Somerset, cat D - not included), R-f. Falcon (Shetland '81), Sora (Scilly '82), 8 sp NA wader, Whis Tern, WWB Tern, Bee-eater, Rich's & Tawny Pipits, Sib Stonechat, Subalpine W, Greenish W, Pallas's W (1st for Cornwall), Hume's Leaf W, Dusky W (2), R-c. Starling; Little Bunt.


Mike Carr

Geordie 306 BOU
Only real blocker - Eleonora's Falcon, Hickling '87 (one of the less sober members of the gang responsible). Latest additions - Blyth's Reed & Beeater, Northumberland. P B Grebe & Pallid Swift -firsts for Northumberland. Jammy with Phylloscs, 1 W Bonelli's, 1 Bonelli's sp, 3 Dusky, 3 Radde's, 9 Greenish, 4 Hume's (+1 re-ID), 6+ tristis Chiff, 25 Pallass, 50+ YBW - awaiting Eastern Crowned!


Lee G R Evans

British 305
Up to & including 24th June 2005 - 7+ Wilson's Petrels, Purple Heron, White Stork, American Wigeon, BW Teal, Ferrug, Lesser Scaup, RNDuck, King Eider, Surf Scoter, Black Kite, RFFalcon, Crane, BWStilt, BWPratincole, Kentish Plov, AGP, Broad-billed Sand, Bairds Sand, WRSand, Buffbreast, Lsr Yellowlegs, WWBTern, YBCuckoo, Pallid Swift, Tawny Pipit, Blyth's Pipit, Dix Pipit, OBP, RTPipit, Aquatic, Blyth's Reed, Iccy, Western Bonelli's, Radde's, Greenish, Pallas's Leaf, RBFly, Hoopoe, Golden Oriole, Rosy Starling, Rosefinch, Red-eyed Vireo, Little Bunt, Rustic Bunt & Ortolan


Chas Holt

British 305
Harlequin, Great Snipe, Calandra, Bluetail, Black-throated Thrush, Pechora, Lanceolated, Blyth's Reed, Paddyfield, Booted, Myrtle Warbler


Pete Kinsella

British 304 ( Punk self-found rules)
Latest;Citrine Wagtail at seaforth Aug 2011,Pec Sand at Seaforth Jul 2011,Lesser Scaup at Marshside Mar 2011,White-tailed Plover at Seaforth May 2010, Pallid Swift at Seaforth Apr 2009.American Wigeon,Green-winged Teal,Ring-necked Duck,Ferruginous Duck,Great White Egret,Purple Heron,Black Kite,Red-footed Falcon,Forsters Tern,White-winged Black Tern,Short-toed Lark,Red-throated Pipit,Icterine,Greenish,Arctic,Pallas`s,Yellow-browed,Western Bonellis Warblers,Little Bunting.


Richard Moores

Norfolk 303
Latest: Great White Egret, Horsey area (26/03/16); Long-billed Dowitcher, Castlemaine Harbour, Kerry (11/15); Isabelline Shrike, Mundesley (10/2015); Hudsonian Godwit, Inishmore (09/2015); Radde's Warbler Happisburgh 25.10.2013; Western Bonelli's Warbler, Happisburgh 25.08.2013; Serin, Happisburgh 15.04.2013; Olive-backed Pipit, Happisburgh 23.10.12; Buff-breast Sand (like buses!), Kerry 14/09/12 and Happisburgh 28/09/12, Melodious Warbler, Happisburgh (08/11/11), Greenish Warbler, Happisburgh (23/08/11); 2011 others - Red-rumped Swallow x2, Alfriston, East Sussex (10/05/). Oct '10 highlights - American Bittern, White-rumped Sand, Pallas's Warbler, Marsh Warbler. Other stuff Pallid Harrier (1st for Cornwall), 5 Cattle Egrets, Blue-winged Teal, Hoopoe, 3 Bee-eaters, Pechora Pipit, Blyth's Pipit, Semi-palmated Sand, Baird's Sand, Atlantic Gull


Jonathan Drew

British 302
Common Yellowthroat, Brown Shrike (2), Paddyfield Warbler, Booted Warbler, Whiskered Tern, Pallas's Grasshopper Warbler (4), Lanceolated Warbler (3), White's Thrush, Dark-throated Thrush (2), Bonelli's Warbler, Blythe's Reed Warblers (5), Dusky Warbler, Olive-backed Pipits, Pechora Pipits (4), Red-throated Pipits, Citrine Wagtails


Martin Gray

Scottish 302
Brunnichs Guillemot, Yellow-browed+ Yellow Breasted+Pine Bunting, Pallid Swift, Ross's Gull, Great Reed+Greenish+Arctic+Raddes Warblers, Stellers Eider, Gull-billed Tern, Bairds Sand, Great Snipe, White-billed Diver, Black Stork, Blue-winged Teal, American Wigeon, Black Kite, Red-footed Falcon, Gyrfalcon, Crane, American Golden Plover, Red-rumped Swallow, O-b+R-t Pipits, Isabelline Shrike + B-B Albatross 12/06/02 St Kilda, Fea's Petrel, N Ron 28/07/02


Chris Bradshaw

British 301
Most recent additions - Long overdue Little Bunting (Oct 2016), Pallid Harrier (May 2016), Short-toed Lark (Apr 2016), American Wigeon (17/11/2015), long overdue Richard's Pipit (Long Nab 4/10/2015), American Golden Plover (12/9/2013), Great White Egret (1/5/2013), Dusky Warbler (25/10/2012), Red-rumped Swallow (13/5/2012), Common Crane (28/3/12). Other finds incl. Green-winged Teal (2), Surf Scoter (2), R F Falcon, Black Kite (2), Buff-breasted, Pectoral (3), White-rumped & Baird's Sand, WWB Tern, Bee-eater, Tawny Pipit, Aquatic (2), Paddyfield, Lanceolated (2), Sardinian, Pallas's (2) & Greenish Warblers, Red-eyed Vireo, Rustic Bunting.


James Gilroy

British 299
2011 addition: Semip Sand (Derrymore, Kerry) plus armchair Sibe Stonechat (Quendale 03); 2010: Melodious Warbler; 2009: Franklin's Gull (Unst). 2008: Thrush Nightingale (Foula), Greenish Warbler (North Sea), Ring-necked Duck (15 in Galway + 1 Whitlingham Lane), Dotterel (Gun Hill), Bluetail again (Blakeney). 2007: Bluetail, Blyth's Reed and White-rumped Sand on Shetland, OBP in Wells Woods, Wilson's Storm Petrel and Cory's (both Western Approaches), Booted Warbler on Blakeney, Black Kite at Hickling and Marsh Warbler singing at Wells. Previous highlights Pallid Harrier, Lesser Crested Tern, Blyth's and Pechora Pipits, Yellow-breasted Bunting, PG Tips, Citrine Wagtail, Baird's Sand (4 or 5), Bonapartes (3), Redfoot (3), Alpine Swift (2), Collared Pratincole, Savi' Warbler (2), Hume's Warbler (re id'ed), Rosy Starling (2), Buff-breasted Sand (2), AGP, most of the scarce.


Paul Baxter

British 298
BBRC species are Black Duck, Blyth's Pipit, Swinhoes Petrel, King Eider, Red-footed Falcon x2, American & Pacific Golden Plover, Broad-billed Sandpiper x2, Semi-palmated Sandpiper, Ross's Gull, WWB Tern, Pallid Swift, Citrine Wagtail, Olive-backed Pipit x2, Red-throated Pipit, warblers include Blyth's Reed x2, Lanceolated, Paddyfield, Dusky, Greenish x2 & Hume's, Collared Flycatcher, Siberian Stonechat, Lesser Grey Shrike x2, Arctic Redpoll x2.


Marc Hughes

Welsh 298
All finds in North Wales- Highlighs include Greenish Wabler and Red backed Shrike (August 2012), Ring necked Parakeet (Dec 2011) Kumlein's Gull (Jan 2012)Stone Curlew (April 2011) Aquatic Warbler (Cardigan Aug 2010 -co-found with Teifi team) Common Rosefinch (Porth Ysgo 6/10) Corncrake (Great Orme 04/10) Melodious Warbler (Great Orme - 05/09)G.W.Egret - (Ceredigion 4/09) Radde's Warbler - (Great orme Oct 08) Icterine Warbler - (Aberdaron May 08) Falcated Duck - Anglesey May 2008, White tailed Eagle (Conwy Valley - 228/3/08) Hume's Leaf Warbler (Penrhyn Bay 11/07), Isabelline Shrike (10/06), Ruppell's Warbler(06/05), Forster's tern (01/95), Glossy Ibis (10/05), Bonaparte's Gull (03/05), Baird's Sandpiper (09/98), Arctic Redpoll (04/96), Bee-Eater, 3 Pallas' Warbler, Yankee Wigeon, Spotted Crake, 20+ Richard's Pipits, Subalpine Warbler (08/87), 3 Surf Scoters, 2 Grt. Short-toed Lark, Hoopoe, Wrynecks, Red necked Phalaope, Green winged Teal, Woodlark (10/07), Bearded Tit also co-found Black eared Wheatear (10/95)and Woodchat (10/06). Finds outside North Wales- Wilson's Petrel - Ireland Aug 09 Fea's Petrel - Ireland 08/06


Peter Stronach

mongrel 296
2016: White-billed Diver and Red-necked Phalarope 2015: American Herring Gull, Bonaparte's Gull, Eastern Olivaceous Warbler, Western Bonelli's Warbler 2014: OBP (finally!), Green-winged Teal, Rose-coloured Starling, Temminck's Stint, American Wigeon 2013: Dusky Warbler, Spotted Crake 2012: Lancy and Surf Scoter. Other BBRC highlights - Veery, White's Thrush, PG Tips, Citrine Wagtail x 3, Blyth's Reed, Snowy Owl, Arctic Redpoll, Cattle Egret x 3, Eastern Subalpine Warbler. Non-BB's = Radde's, Greenish, Icterine, Pallas's and Marsh Warbler, Hoopoe, Wryneck, Sibe Stonechat, Red-throated Pipit


Mark Wilkinson

Scottish 296 BOU
Future additions may be difficult, as now living in Nijmegen!! Latest: Buff-bellied Pipit (Foula Oct 2013), Eye-browed Thrush & Spotted Crake (Foula, Oct 2012), Buff-breasted Sand, Sprosser & Ortolan (Shetland, Sep 10), 2 W-B Divers (Loch Ewe, April 09), Grey Phal (Lothian, Mar 08), King Eider (Fife, Dec 07), Rough-leg (Foula, Oct 07), Booted Warbler (1st for O Hebs) & Great Shear (Barra, Sep 07), GW Teal (Lothian, April 07). Previous highlights include Yellowthroat, BT Thrush, PG Tips, River, Lancy, Blyth's Reed & Radde's Warblers, Pechora (5!!), OBP (4), Citrine Wag (2), Hornemann's Redpoll (6), RR Swallow, GW Egret, White Stork, Purple Heron, Laughing Gull, LB Dowitcher (2), AG Plover, Baird's & Pec Sands (4), ST Lark, Little (4) & Rustic Bunts etc.


Ian Mckerchar

British (land-locked Greater Manchester) 296
Getting desperate; need to get out of this land-locked county more!


Jane Turner

British 296 BOU
last White-winged Black Tern Jul 2003. Best probably G. Spot.Cuckoo in Cheshire


Ilya Maclean

Scottish 295
Latest sightings: visit my website. More or less Punkbirder rules. New in 2015: Night Heron (2), Savi's Warbler, Serin, Pallas's Warbler. Full list of UK records at BUBO Listings. This total includes Ireland (addition of Dowitcher)


Pete Marsh

British 294
White-billed Diver, Lesser Scaup, King Eider, Black Kite, Redfoot, Terek Sandpiper, Baird's Sandpiper, WR Sandpiper, Buff-breasted Sandpiper, Lesser Yellowlegs, Laughting Gull, Caspian Tern, Whiskered tern (2), Pechora Pipit, Thrush Nightingale, Dartford Warbler in Ireland!, Savi's Warbler, Woodchat, Semi-palmated Sandpiper, Litle Bunting, Ortolan. Not enough time spent away from Lancashire at decent sites for rare passerines i.e. too long as a teacher on the west coast!


Mark Ward

Cambs 294
Autumn 07 highlights: Buff-bellied Pipit (Fair Isle), Citrine Wagtail (Fair Isle), American Golden Plover (Cambs), White-winged Black Tern (Cambs), Ross's Goose (Norfolk), Siberian Chiffchaff and Greenish Warbler. Others include Taverner's Canada Goose, Pallid and Alpine Swifts, several American Wigeons, Green-winged Teals and Red-footed Falcons; Night and Purple Herons, White and Black Storks, Great White Egret, c12 Black Brants including UK's first and only family party in 2002. A dozen or so higher if counting birds found by others, but identified by me and 'relocates'.


Mark Newsome

County Durham 293
Nearly all with local patching: Ring-necked and Ferrug Ducks, Surf Scoter, White-billed Diver, Barolo's Shear, Purple Heron, White-tailed Eagle, Red-foot, Great Bustard, Buff-breast, LB Dowitcher, Ross's, Bonaparte's, Franklin's and Ring-b Gulls, Caspian and Lsr Crested Terns, Woodchat, Short-t Lark, OBP, Sibe Stonechat, Aquatic, Greenish, Pallas's, Dusky, Subalpine and River Warblers, Arctic Redpoll, Rustic and Little Buntings.


James Brown

British 293
Black-winged Pratincole, 2 Great Snipes, Olive-backed Pipit, Red-flanked Bluetail, Ivory Gull, Arctic Redpoll, Black-headed Bunting, Blyths Reed Warbler, Desert Wheatear, Short-toed Lark, Greenish Warbler, Night Heron, Purple Heron, Great White Egret, Black Kite. Most of the common dross such as Ring-billed Gull, Temmincks Stints, Rough-legged Buzzard, RBFlys etc


James Lees

British 291
Latest Bonapartes Gull, Semipalmated Sand and 2 Buff Breasts all at WWT Slimbridge


Paul Massey

British 290
Punkbirder rules. 2013: Paddyfield Warbler, Marsh Warbler, Crane & Two-barred Crossbill. 2012: White-rumped Sandpiper. 2010: Apline Swift.


Tristan Reid

British 290
Great Reed Warbler, Pechora Pipit, Olive-backed Pipit, Red-throated Pipit, Tawny Pipit, Black Kite, American Golden Plover, Long-billed Dowitcher, Great Snipe, Arctic Redpoll, Lesser Scaup, Blyth's Reed Warbler


Ross Ahmed

British 289
2014: Short-toed Lark Fair Isle. 2013: Ring-necked Duck: Oct, Ayrshire. 2012: Kentish Plover 2011: Black Scoter, Arctic Redpoll, White-rumped Sand, Surf Scoter, Crane, Hoopoe and armchair Sibe Stonechat. White-billed Diver, Fea's Petrel, American Wigeon, Green-winged Teal, American Golden Plover, Laughing, Bonaparte's, Caspian and Ring-billed Gulls, White-winged Black Tern, Alpine Swift, Red-throated Pipit, Siberian Stonechat, Booted, Greenish (3), Pallas's (4), Subalpine and Radde's Warblers, Turkestan (re-ID), Woodchat and Great Grey Shrikes, Rose-coloured Starling (2), Rustic and Little Buntings


will brame

british 289
issy wheatear yank wigeon fudge duck best pallid harrier white throated sparrow steppe shrike white billed diver all SUFFOLK bridled tern ESSEX


Rob Laughton

English 285
Latest Finds: Ross's Gull 1st summer 29/05/14, Collared Pratincole 26/4/14 Cattle Egret (5) Laughing Gull,Tawny Pipit, Lapland Bunting, Ring necked Duck (3), Ring-billed Gull (3) Kumlien's Gull,Caspian Gull,Glaucous Gull(4) Iceland Gulls(3)Waxwing (65),Upland Sand,Blackpoll Wblr,Ferruginous Duck (2), South Glos's 1st Record of Rose-c Starling Dec 2000 , Pectoral Sandpiper,Parrot Crossbill,Serin,Barred Wblr,Wryneck (2),Common Rosefinch,Richards Pipit,Night Heron,Great S Water,Leach's Petrel(2),Sabine's Gull,Grey Phalarope (8) Yellow br Warbler (2) Spotted Crake (2)


Alex Lees

British 285
UK & Eire: highlights: Blyth's Pipit, Semipalmated Plover, Red-eyed Vireo, Citrine Wagtail, Blyth's Reed Warbler (2), Olive-backed Pipit, White-rumped Sand (1st for Leics [1994]) plus 4 others, Semipalmated Sandpiper (2 inc 1st for Ceredigion), Arctic Redpoll, Short-toed Lark, Great Egret (flock of 8 @ Cley), most of the scarce etc: now live mostly in Brazil. Latest: Red-footed Falcon, Minsmere, May '12.


James Lees

British 285
Red-Throated Pipit,Melodious Warbler,Feas' Petrel,VEERY,Sykes's Warbler,Booted Warbler,Rosy Starling,Marsh Warblers,Icterine Warblers,Rosefinches,Great White Egret,Pacific Golden Plover,Subalpine Warbler,Yellow-browed Warbler,Great Snipe,Common Cranes,Leach's Petrels,Cory's Shearwater,Great Shearwater,Serins,Red Spotted-Bluethroats ,White Stork,Parrot Crossbill,Sacred Ibis and Temminck's Stints,Grey Phalarope,Green-winged Teal,Long-tailed Skuas,Ring-Billed Gull,Red-Backed Shrikes,Wrynecks,Bareed Warblers etc.


Alan Lauder

Scottish 284
Some highlights: WB diver, RB goose, 3 Cory's in Scotland, 3 RN duck, Lsr Scaup, Surf Scoter, 3 Pecs, RT Pipit, Richards Pipit, Greenish, Blyths reed, Rustic bunting x2


Paul Bowyer

North Somerset 283
Hard going being based in Somerset area. One or two a year if lucky. Most recent: Kentish Plover 2-5-11, Honey Buzzard 22-08-10, Common Crane 22-12-09, Blue-winged Teal 28-9-09, American Wigeon 5-6-09, Little Bunting 2/10/08, Aquatic Warbler 6/9/08, Red-necked Phalarope 23/8/08, Savi's Warbler 8/5/08, Temminck's Stint 7/5/08, Cattle Egret 27/4/08, White-rumped Sandpiper 20/10/06, Lesser Yellowlegs 7/10/06, Spoonbill 19/5/06, Mealy Redpoll 4/5/06, White Stork 25/3/06, Great Grey Shrike at Steart 5/11/05. Highlights include: Sardinian Warbler, Greenish Warbler, Red-rumped Swallow, Pallas's Warbler, Serin x2, Rose Coloured Starling x3, American Golden Plover, Great White Egret, White-winged Black Tern x2, Hoopoe, Wryneck x3, Richards Pipit x12, Tawny Pipit. Away from Somerset area: Black-winged Stilt & Wilsons Phalarope at Radipole and Common Rosefinch at Lizard Point whilst twitching the Little Bustard.


James Lowen

Last self-found was the long-staying Stiffkey Lesser Yellowlegs (03? 04? memory lapse), but then I now live in Argentina, so finding new birds in the UK rather problematic.
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