Below is the species list for the Islands in July 2021, when it stood, provisionally, at 453 species, plus three species groups or pairs that could not be identified to species. You can download a copy of the list here.

  1. Red-legged Partridge
  2. Quail
  3. Pheasant
  4. Brent Goose
  5. Canada Goose
  6. Barnacle Goose
  7. Greylag Goose
  8. Taiga Bean Goose
  9. Pink-footed Goose
  10. Tundra Bean Goose
  11. White-fronted Goose
  12. Mute Swan
  13. Bewick’s Swan
  14. Whooper Swan
  15. Shelduck
  16. Mandarin Duck
  17. Garganey
  18. Blue-winged Teal
  19. Shoveler
  20. Gadwall
  21. Wigeon
  22. American Wigeon
  23. Mallard
  24. Black Duck
  25. Pintail
  26. Teal
  27. Green-winged Teal
  28. Red-crested Pochard
  29. Pochard
  30. Ferruginous Duck
  31. Ring-necked Duck
  32. Tufted Duck
  33. Scaup
  34. Lesser Scaup
  35. Eider
  36. Surf Scoter
  37. Velvet Scoter
  38. Common Scoter
  39. Long-tailed Duck
  40. Bufflehead
  41. Goldeneye
  42. Smew
  43. Goosander
  44. Red-breasted Merganser
  45. Ruddy Duck
  46. Common Nighthawk
  47. Nightjar
  48. Chimney Swift
  49. Alpine Swift
  50. Swift
  51. Pallid Swift
  52. Little Swift
  53. Little Bustard
  54. Great Spotted Cuckoo
  55. Yellow-billed Cuckoo
  56. Black-billed Cuckoo
  57. Cuckoo
  58. Pallas’s Sandgrouse
  59. Feral Pigeon/ Rock Dove
  60. Stock Dove
  61. Woodpigeon
  62. Turtle Dove
  63. Rufous Turtle Dove
  64. Collared Dove
  65. Water Rail
  66. Corncrake
  67. Little Crake
  68. Spotted Crake
  69. Sora
  70. Purple Gallinule
  71. Moorhen
  72. Coot
  73. Crane
  74. Little Grebe
  75. Pied-billed Grebe
  76. Red-necked Grebe
  77. Great Crested Grebe
  78. Slavonian Grebe
  79. Black-necked Grebe
  80. Stone-curlew
  81. Oystercatcher
  82. Black-winged Stilt
  83. Avocet
  84. Lapwing
  85. Sociable Plover
  86. Golden Plover
  87. Pacific Golden Plover
  88. American Golden Plover
  89. Grey Plover
  90. Ringed Plover
  91. Semipalmated Plover
  92. Little Ringed Plover
  93. Killdeer
  94. Kentish Plover
  95. Caspian Plover
  96. Dotterel
  97. Upland Sandpiper
  98. Whimbrel
  99. Hudsonian Whimbrel
  100. Eskimo Curlew
  101. Curlew
  102. Bar-tailed Godwit
  103. Black-tailed Godwit
  104. Turnstone
  105. Knot
  106. Ruff
  107. Sharp-tailed Sandpiper
  108. Curlew Sandpiper
  109. Temminck’s Stint
  110. Sanderling
  111. Dunlin
  112. Purple Sandpiper
  113. Baird’s Sandpiper
  114. Little Stint
  115. Least Sandpiper
  116. White-rumped Sandpiper
  117. Buff-breasted Sandpiper
  118. Pectoral Sandpiper
  119. Semipalmated Sandpiper
  120. Western Sandpiper
  121. Long-billed Dowitcher
  122. Short-billed Dowitcher
  123. Woodcock
  124. Jack Snipe
  125. Great Snipe
  126. Snipe
  127. Wilson’s Snipe
  128. Terek Sandpiper
  129. Wilson’s Phalarope
  130. Red-necked Phalarope
  131. Grey Phalarope
  132. Common Sandpiper
  133. Spotted Sandpiper
  134. Green Sandpiper
  135. Solitary Sandpiper
  136. Lesser Yellowlegs
  137. Redshank
  138. Marsh Sandpiper
  139. Wood Sandpiper
  140. Spotted Redshank
  141. Greenshank
  142. Greater Yellowlegs
  143. Cream-coloured Courser
  144. Collared Pratincole
  145. Kittiwake
  146. Ivory Gull
  147. Sabine’s Gull
  148. Bonaparte’s Gull
  149. Black-headed Gull
  150. Little Gull
  151. Laughing Gull
  152. Franklin’s Gull
  153. Mediterranean Gull
  154. Common Gull
  155. Ring-billed Gull
  156. Great Black-backed Gull
  157. Glaucous Gull
  158. Iceland Gull
  159. Herring Gull
  160. American Herring Gull
  161. Caspian Gull
  162. Yellow-legged Gull
  163. Lesser Black-backed Gull
  164. Gull-billed Tern
  165. Caspian Tern
  166. Royal Tern
  167. Lesser Crested Tern
  168. Sandwich Tern
  169. Little Tern
  170. Bridled Tern
  171. Roseate Tern
  172. Common Tern
  173. Arctic Tern
  174. Whiskered Tern
  175. White-winged Black Tern
  176. Black Tern
  177. South Polar Skua
  178. Great Skua
  179. Pomarine Skua
  180. Arctic Skua
  181. Long-tailed Skua
  182. Little Auk
  183. Guillemot
  184. Razorbill
  185. Black Guillemot
  186. Puffin
  187. Red-billed Tropicbird
  188. Red-throated Diver
  189. Black-throated Diver
  190. Great Northern Diver
  191. White-billed Diver
  192. Wilson’s Petrel
  193. Black-browed Albatross
  194. Storm Petrel
  195. Swinhoe’s Petrel
  196. Leach’s Petrel
  197. Fulmar
  198. Zino’s Petrel *
  199. Scopoli’s Shearwater
  200. Cory’s Shearwater
  201. Sooty Shearwater
  202. Great Shearwater
  203. Manx Shearwater
  204. Balearic Shearwater
  205. Black Stork
  206. White Stork
  207. Gannet
  208. Shag
  209. Cormorant
  210. Glossy Ibis
  211. Spoonbill
  212. Bittern
  213. American Bittern
  214. Little Bittern
  215. Night Heron
  216. Squacco Heron
  217. Cattle Egret
  218. Grey Heron
  219. Great Blue Heron
  220. Purple Heron
  221. Great White Egret
  222. Little Egret
  223. Osprey
  224. Egyptian Vulture *
  225. Honey Buzzard
  226. Short-toed Eagle
  227. Sparrowhawk
  228. Goshawk
  229. Marsh Harrier
  230. Hen Harrier
  231. Northern Harrier
  232. Pallid Harrier
  233. Montagu’s Harrier
  234. Red Kite
  235. Black Kite
  236. White-tailed Eagle
  237. Rough-legged Buzzard
  238. Buzzard
  239. Barn Owl
  240. Scops Owl
  241. Snowy Owl
  242. Tawny Owl
  243. Long-eared Owl
  244. Short-eared Owl
  245. Hoopoe
  246. Roller
  247. Kingfisher
  248. Belted Kingfisher
  249. Blue-cheeked Bee-eater
  250. Bee-eater
  251. Wryneck
  252. Yellow-bellied Sapsucker
  253. Great Spotted Woodpecker
  254. Green Woodpecker
  255. Lesser Kestrel
  256. Kestrel
  257. Red-footed Falcon
  258. Merlin
  259. Hobby
  260. Gyrfalcon
  261. Peregrine
  262. Brown Shrike
  263. Red-backed Shrike
  264. Turkestan Shrike
  265. Lesser Grey Shrike
  266. Great Grey Shrike
  267. Woodchat Shrike
  268. Masked Shrike
  269. Philadelphia Vireo
  270. Red-eyed Vireo
  271. Golden Oriole
  272. Jay
  273. Magpie
  274. Nutcracker
  275. Chough
  276. Jackdaw
  277. Rook
  278. Carrion Crow
  279. Hooded Crow
  280. Raven
  281. Waxwing
  282. Cedar Waxwing
  283. Coal Tit
  284. Crested Tit
  285. Blue Tit
  286. Great Tit
  287. Penduline Tit
  288. Bearded Tit
  289. Woodlark
  290. Skylark
  291. Shore Lark
  292. Short-toed Lark
  293. Bimaculated Lark
  294. Calandra Lark
  295. Sand Martin
  296. Tree Swallow
  297. Swallow
  298. House Martin
  299. Red-rumped Swallow
  300. Cliff Swallow
  301. Cetti’s Warbler
  302. Long-tailed Tit
  303. Wood Warbler
  304. Western Bonelli’s Warbler
  305. Eastern Bonelli’s Warbler
  306. Hume’s Warbler
  307. Yellow-browed Warbler
  308. Pallas’s Warbler
  309. Radde’s Warbler
  310. Dusky Warbler
  311. Willow Warbler
  312. Chiffchaff
  313. Iberian Chiffchaff
  314. Green Warbler
  315. Two-barred Greenish Warbler
  316. Greenish Warbler
  317. Pale-legged Leaf Warbler
  318. Arctic Warbler
  319. Great Reed Warbler
  320. Aquatic Warbler
  321. Sedge Warbler
  322. Blyth’s Reed Warbler
  323. Paddyfield Warbler
  324. Reed Warbler
  325. Marsh Warbler
  326. Booted Warbler
  327. Sykes’s Warbler
  328. Eastern Olivaceous Warbler
  329. Melodious Warbler
  330. Icterine Warbler
  331. Lanceolated Warbler
  332. Grasshopper Warbler
  333. Savi’s Warbler
  334. Blackcap
  335. Garden Warbler
  336. Barred Warbler
  337. Lesser Whitethroat
  338. Eastern Orphean Warbler
  339. Whitethroat
  340. Dartford Warbler
  341. Spectacled Warbler
  342. Eastern Subalpine Warbler
  343. Western Subalpine Warbler
  344. Moltoni’s Warbler
  345. Sardinian Warbler
  346. Firecrest
  347. Goldcrest
  348. Wren
  349. Treecreeper
  350. Rose-coloured Starling
  351. Starling
  352. Siberian Thrush
  353. White’s Thrush
  354. Grey-cheeked Thrush
  355. Swainson’s Thrush
  356. Hermit Thrush
  357. Wood Thrush
  358. Ring Ouzel
  359. Blackbird
  360. Eyebrowed Thrush
  361. Black-throated Thrush
  362. Dusky Thrush
  363. Fieldfare
  364. Redwing
  365. Song Thrush
  366. Mistle Thrush
  367. American Robin
  368. Spotted Flycatcher
  369. Robin
  370. Bluethroat
  371. Thrush Nightingale
  372. Nightingale
  373. Red-flanked Bluetail
  374. Pied Flycatcher
  375. Collared Flycatcher
  376. Red-breasted Flycatcher
  377. Black Redstart
  378. Redstart
  379. Rock Thrush
  380. Blue Rock Thrush
  381. Whinchat
  382. Stonechat
  383. Siberian Stonechat
  384. Wheatear
  385. Isabelline Wheatear
  386. Desert Wheatear
  387. Western Black-eared Wheatear
  388. Eastern Black-eared Wheatear
  389. Pied Wheatear
  390. House Sparrow
  391. Spanish Sparrow
  392. Tree Sparrow
  393. Alpine Accentor
  394. Dunnock
  395. Yellow Wagtail
  396. Eastern Yellow Wagtail
  397. Citrine Wagtail
  398. Grey Wagtail
  399. Pied / White Wagtail
  400. Richard’s Pipit
  401. Blyth’s Pipit
  402. Tawny Pipit
  403. Meadow Pipit
  404. Tree Pipit
  405. Olive-backed Pipit
  406. Pechora Pipit
  407. Red-throated Pipit
  408. Buff-bellied Pipit
  409. Water Pipit
  410. Rock Pipit
  411. Chaffinch
  412. Brambling
  413. Hawfinch
  414. Bullfinch
  415. Common Rosefinch
  416. Greenfinch
  417. Twite
  418. Linnet
  419. Common Redpoll
  420. Lesser Redpoll
  421. Arctic Redpoll
  422. Crossbill
  423. Goldfinch
  424. Serin
  425. Siskin
  426. Lapland Bunting
  427. Snow Bunting
  428. Corn Bunting
  429. Yellowhammer
  430. Pine Bunting
  431. Ortolan Bunting
  432. Cirl Bunting
  433. Little Bunting
  434. Yellow-browed Bunting
  435. Rustic Bunting
  436. Yellow-breasted Bunting
  437. Black-headed Bunting
  438. Reed Bunting
  439. White-throated Sparrow
  440. Bobolink
  441. Baltimore Oriole
  442. Ovenbird
  443. Northern Waterthrush
  444. Black-and-white Warbler
  445. Common Yellowthroat
  446. Hooded Warbler
  447. Northern Parula
  448. Magnolia Warbler
  449. Blackpoll Warbler
  450. Yellow-rumped Warbler
  451. Scarlet Tanager
  452. Rose-breasted Grosbeak
  453. Indigo Bunting

    *subject to acceptance by BBRC or BOURC

Species Groups/ Pairs:

Band-rumped Storm Petrels
Audubon’s/ Barolo/ Boyd’s Shearwater
Marsh/ Willow Tit

© Joe Pender