Species List

Below is the species list for the Islands (as at August 2017). It currently stands at 444 Species, plus four species pairs that could not be identified to species.

Mute Swan

Bewick’s Swan

Whooper Swan

Bean Goose

Pink-footed Goose

White-fronted Goose

Greylag Goose

Canada Goose

Barnacle Goose

Brent Goose

Shelduck

Mandarin Duck

Wigeon

American Wigeon

Gadwall

Teal

Green-winged Teal

Mallard

Black Duck

Pintail

Garganey

Blue-winged Teal

Shoveler

Red-crested Pochard

Pochard

Ring-necked Duck

Ferruginous Duck

Tufted Duck

Scaup

Lesser Scaup

Eider

Long-tailed Duck

Common Scoter

Surf Scoter

Velvet Scoter

Bufflehead

Goldeneye

Smew

Red-breasted Merganser

Goosander

Ruddy Duck

Quail

Red-legged Partridge

Pheasant

Red-throated Diver

Black-throated Diver

Great Northern Diver

White-billed Diver

Black-browed Albatross

Fulmar

Fea’s Petrel

Cory’s Shearwater

Scopoli’s Shearwater

Great Shearwater

Sooty Shearwater

Manx Shearwater

Balearic Shearwater

Macaronesian Shearwater

Wilson’s Petrel

Storm Petrel

Leach’s Petrel

Swinhoe’s Petrel

Red-billed Tropicbird

Gannet

Cormorant

Shag

Bittern

American Bittern

Little Bittern

Night-heron

Squacco Heron

Cattle Egret

Little Egret

Great White Egret

Grey Heron

Great Blue Heron

Purple Heron

Black Stork

White Stork

Glossy Ibis

Spoonbill

Pied-billed Grebe

Little Grebe

Great Crested Grebe

Red-necked Grebe

Slavonian Grebe

Black-necked Grebe

Honey-buzzard

Black Kite

Red Kite

White-tailed Eagle

Short-toed Eagle

Marsh Harrier

Hen Harrier

Northern Harrier

Pallid Harrier

Montagu’s Harrier

Goshawk

Sparrowhawk

Buzzard

Rough-legged Buzzard

Osprey

Water Rail

Spotted Crake

Sora

Little Crake

Corncrake

Moorhen

Purple Gallinule

Coot

Crane

Little Bustard

Stone-curlew

Black-winged Stilt

Avocet

Oystercatcher

American Golden Plover

Pacific Golden Plover

Golden Plover

Grey Plover

Sociable Plover

Lapwing

Little Ringed Plover

Ringed Plover

Semipalmated Plover

Killdeer

Kentish Plover

Caspian Plover

Dotterel

Upland Sandpiper

Eskimo Curlew

Hudsonian Whimbrel

Whimbrel

Curlew

Black-tailed Godwit

Bar-tailed Godwit

Turnstone

Knot

Ruff

Sharp-tailed Sandpiper

Curlew Sandpiper

Temminck’s Stint

Sanderling

Dunlin

Purple Sandpiper

Baird’s Sandpiper

Little Stint

White-rumped Sandpiper

Least Sandpiper

Buff-breasted Sandpiper

Pectoral Sandpiper

Western Sandpiper

Semipalmated Sandpiper

Wilson’s Phalarope

Red-necked Phalarope

Grey Phalarope

Terek Sandpiper

Common Sandpiper

Spotted Sandpiper

Green Sandpiper

Solitary Sandpiper

Spotted Redshank

Greater Yellowlegs

Greenshank

Lesser Yellowlegs

Marsh Sandpiper

Wood Sandpiper

Redshank

Jack Snipe

Short-billed Dowitcher

Long-billed Dowitcher

Woodcock

Snipe

Wilson’s Snipe

Great Snipe

Collared Pratincole

Cream-coloured Courser

Pomarine Skua

Arctic Skua

Long-tailed Skua

Great Skua

Puffin

Black Guillemot

Razorbill

Little Auk

Guillemot

Bridled Tern

Little Tern

Gull-billed Tern

Caspian Tern

Whiskered Tern

Black Tern

White-winged Black Tern

Sandwich Tern

Lesser Crested Tern

Common Tern

Roseate Tern

Arctic Tern

Ivory Gull

Sabine’s Gull

Kittiwake

Bonaparte’s Gull

Black-headed Gull

Little Gull

Laughing Gull

Franklin’s Gull

Mediterranean Gull

Common Gull

Ring-billed Gull

Lesser Black-backed Gull

Herring Gull

Yellow-legged Gull

Caspian Gull

American Herring Gull

Iceland Gull

Glaucous Gull

Great Black-backed Gull

Pallas’s Sandgrouse

Feral Pigeon / Rock Dove

Stock Dove

Woodpigeon

Collared Dove

Turtle Dove

Rufous Turtle Dove

Great Spotted Cuckoo

Cuckoo

Black-billed Cuckoo

Yellow-billed Cuckoo

Barn Owl

Scops Owl

Snowy Owl

Tawny Owl

Long-eared Owl

Short-eared Owl

Nightjar

Common Nighthawk

Chimney Swift

Swift

Pallid Swift

Alpine Swift

Little Swift

Hoopoe

Blue-cheeked Bee-eater

Bee-eater

Roller

Kingfisher

Wryneck

Green Woodpecker

Yellow-bellied Sapsucker

Great Spotted Woodpecker

Lesser Kestrel

Kestrel

Red-footed Falcon

Merlin

Hobby

Gyr Falcon

Peregrine

Philadelphia Vireo

Red-eyed Vireo

Golden Oriole

Brown Shrike

Isabelline Shrike

Red-backed Shrike

Lesser Grey Shrike

Great Grey Shrike

Southern Grey Shrike

Woodchat Shrike

Masked Shrike

Chough

Magpie

Jay

Nutcracker

Jackdaw

Rook

Carrion Crow

Hooded Crow

Raven

Goldcrest

Firecrest

Penduline Tit

Blue Tit

Great Tit

Crested Tit

Coal Tit

Bearded Tit

Calandra Lark

Bimaculated Lark

Short-toed Lark

Woodlark

Skylark

Shore Lark

Sand Martin

Tree Swallow

Swallow

House Martin

Red-rumped Swallow

Cliff Swallow

Cetti’s Warbler

Long-tailed Tit

Pale-legged Leaf Warbler

Green Warbler

Greenish Warbler

Arctic Warbler

Pallas’s Warbler

Yellow-browed Warbler

Hume’s Warbler

Radde’s Warbler

Dusky Warbler

Western Bonelli’s Warbler

Eastern Bonelli’s Warbler

Wood Warbler

Chiffchaff

Iberian Chiffchaff

Willow Warbler

Blackcap

Garden Warbler

Barred Warbler

Lesser Whitethroat

Whitethroat

Spectacled Warbler

Dartford Warbler

Subalpine Warbler

Moltoni’s Warbler

Sardinian Warbler

Lanceolated Warbler

Grasshopper Warbler

Savi’s Warbler

Booted Warbler

Sykes’s Warbler

Eastern Olivaceous Warbler

Icterine Warbler

Melodious Warbler

Aquatic Warbler

Sedge Warbler

Paddyfield Warbler

Blyth’s Reed Warbler

Marsh Warbler

Reed Warbler

Great Reed Warbler

Cedar Waxwing

Waxwing

Treecreeper

Wren

Starling

Rose-coloured Starling

White’s Thrush

Wood Thrush

Hermit Thrush

Swainson’s Thrush

Grey-cheeked Thrush

Siberian Thrush

Ring Ouzel

Blackbird

Eyebrowed Thrush

Dusky Thrush

Black-throated Thrush

Fieldfare

Song Thrush

Redwing

Mistle Thrush

American Robin

Spotted Flycatcher

Robin

Thrush Nightingale

Nightingale

Bluethroat

Red-flanked Bluetail

Red-breasted Flycatcher

Collared Flycatcher

Pied Flycatcher

Black Redstart

Redstart

Rock Thrush

Blue Rock Thrush

Whinchat

Siberian Stonechat

Stonechat

Wheatear

Isabelline Wheatear

Desert Wheatear

Black-eared Wheatear

Pied Wheatear

Dunnock

Alpine Accentor

House Sparrow

Spanish Sparrow

Tree Sparrow

Yellow Wagtail

Citrine Wagtail

Grey Wagtail

White/Pied Wagtail

Richard’s Pipit

Blyth’s Pipit

Tawny Pipit

Olive-backed Pipit

Tree Pipit

Pechora Pipit

Meadow Pipit

Red-throated Pipit

Rock Pipit

Water Pipit

Buff-bellied Pipit

Brambling

Chaffinch

Hawfinch

Common Rosefinch

Bullfinch

Greenfinch

Linnet

Twite

Lesser Redpoll

Common Redpoll

Arctic Redpoll

Crossbill

Goldfinch

Serin

Siskin

Snow Bunting

Lapland Bunting

Scarlet Tanager

Rose-breasted Grosbeak

White-throated Sparrow

Pine Bunting

Yellowhammer

Cirl Bunting

Ortolan Bunting

Yellow-browed Bunting

Rustic Bunting

Little Bunting

Yellow-breasted Bunting

Reed Bunting

Black-headed Bunting

Corn Bunting

Bobolink

Baltimore Oriole

Ovenbird

Northern Waterthrush

Black-and-white Warbler

Common Yellowthroat

Hooded Warbler

Northern Parula

Magnolia Warbler

Blackpoll Warbler

Yellow-rumped Warbler

Species Pairs:

Southern Skuas

Band-rumped Storm Petrels

Willow/Marsh Tit

Eastern / Western Orphean Warbler