2018 Year List - UK Birds

Birds I have recorded in the UK since 1 Jan 18

*Birds first seen in bold Red with dates
(Species of real interest in Pink)

Totals including Species Sub-species and Races, as of 24 Apr 18:- 142

Red-throated Diver - The Bill - 2 Apr 18
Black-throated Diver - Portland Harbour - 3 Feb
Great Northern Diver - Bincleaves Cove - 3 Jan
Great Crested Grebe - Bincleaves Cove - 3 Jan
Slavonian Grebe - Ferrybridge - 21 Mar
Black-necked Grebe - The Fleet - 6 Jan
Red-necked Grebe
Little Grebe - Radipole Nature Reserve - 6 Jan
Fulmar - West Cliff - 20 Jan
Sooty Shearwater
Manx Shearwater - The Bill - 24 Apr
Balearic Shearwater
Great Shearwater
Storm Petrel
Leach's Petrel
Gannet - The Bill - 2 Jan
Shag - The Bill - 2 Jan
Cormorant - Portland Harbour - 3 Jan
Bittern - Radipole - 27 Feb
Great White Egret
Cattle Egret
Little Egret - Radipole Nature Reserve - 10 Jan
Grey Heron - Radipole Nature Reserve - 6 Jan
Spoonbill - Lodmoor RSPB Reserve - 19 Jan
Bewick's Swan
Mute Swan - Radipole Nature Reserve - 6 Jan
Greylag Geese
White-fronted Goose
Dark-bellied Brent Goose - The Fleet - 3 Jan
Pale-bellied Brent Goose - The Fleet - 9 Mar
Barnacle Goose
Canada Geese - Radipole Nature Reserve - 10 Jan
Shelduck - Radipole Nature Reserve - 6 Jan
Ruddy Shelduck
Egyptian Goose
Mandarin
Mallard - Radipole Nature Reserve - 6 Jan
Gadwall - Radipole Nature Reserve - 6 Jan
Garganey - Radipole Nature Reserve - 29 Mar
Wigeon - Radipole Nature Reserve - 29 Mar
Teal - Radipole Nature Reserve - 6 Jan
Pintail
Shoveler - Radipole Nature Reserve - 10 Jan
Red-crested Pochard
Tufted Duck - Radipole Nature Reserve - 6 Jan
Greater Scaup
Pochard - Radipole Nature Reserve - 10 Jan
Eider
Common Scoter - The Bill - 12 Apr
Velvet Scoter
Goldeneye
Long-tailed Duck
Goosander
Red-breasted Merganser - Small Mouth - 3 Jan
Smew
Osprey
Red Kite - Wakeham - 28 Mar
Sparrowhawk - Cattistock - 25 Jan
Goshawk
Buzzard - Culverwell - 8 Jan
Rough-legged Buzzard
Honey Buzzard
Marsh Harrier - Radipole Nature Reserve - 10 Jan
Hen Harrier
Montagu's Harrier
Peregrine Falcon - Rufus Castle - 7 Jan
Hobby
Merlin - Top Fields - 20 Jan
Kestrel - Church Ope Cove - 1 Jan
Red-footed Falcon
Pheasant - Portland Bird Observatory - 8 Jan
Grey Partridge
Red-Legged Partridge - Crown Estate Fields - 12 Jan
Quail
Water Rail - PBO - 2 Jan
Moorhen - Radipole Nature Reserve - 6 Jan
Coot - Radipole Nature Reserve - 6 Jan
Common Crane
Oystercatcher - Bincleaves Cove - 3 Jan
Avocet - Lodmoor - 22 Feb
Ringed Plover - The Fleet - 24 Feb
Little Ringed Plover
Kentish Plover
Grey Plover - Ferrybridge - 19 Mar
Golden Plover - The Bill - 19 Mar
Lapwing - Lodmoor - 11 Jan
Dunlin - The Fleet - 3 Jan
Curlew Sandpiper
Red Knot - Ferrybridge - 17 Mar
Sanderling - The Fleet - 9 Mar
Temminck's Stint
Little Stint
Least Sandpiper
Purple Sandpiper - The Bill - 8 Jan
Ruff
Snipe - Radipole Nature Reserve - 6 Jan
Jack Snipe
Woodcock
Black-tailed Godwit - Lodmoor - 11 Jan
Bar-tailed Godwit
Curlew
Whimbrel - The Bill - 24 Apr
Spotted Redshank
Redshank
Greenshank
Wood Sandpiper
Green Sandpiper
Common Sandpiper - Bincleaves Cove - 4 Feb
Stilt Sandpiper
Turnstone - The Bill - 8 Jan
Grey Phalarope
Great Skua
Arctic Skua
Pomarine Skua
Long-tailed Skua
Black-headed Gull - Church Ope Cove - 1 Jan
Little Gull - Lodmoor - 5 Mar
Mediterranean Gull - Chesil Cove - 3 Jan
Sabine's Gull
Yellow-legged Gull
Herring Gull - Church Ope Cove - 1 Jan
Lesser Black-backed Gull - Radipole Nature Reserve - 6 Jan
Great Black-backed Gull - Church Ope Cove - 1 Jan
Common Gull - Radipole Nature Reserve - 6 Jan
Kittiwake - The Bill - 17 Jan
Ross's Gull - Weymouth Bay - 22 Feb
Arctic Tern
Common Tern
Little Tern
Sandwich Tern - The Fleet - 31 Mar
Black Tern
Razorbill - Nothe Cove - 3 Jan
Guillemot - The Bill - 12 Jan
Puffin
Stock Dove - Crown Estate Fields - 12 Jan
Wood Pigeon - Wakeham - 1 Jan
Collared Dove - Wakeham - 5 Jan
Turtle Dove
Cuckoo
Little Owl - The Bill - 2 Apr 18
Long-eared Owl
Short-Eared Owl - Portland - 14 Jan
Tawny Owl
Barn Owl - Southwell - 7 Feb
Nightjar
Swift
Kingfisher - Radipole Nature Reserve - 10 Jan
Hoopoe - Higher Lighthouse- 14 Apr 18
Bee-eater
Green Woodpecker - Bincleaves Cove - 3 Jan
Great Spotted Woodpecker - Pennsylvania Castle Wood - 5 Jan
Lesser Spotted Woodpecker
Wryneck
Woodlark
Skylark Crown Estate Fields - 12 Jan
Sand Martin - The Fleet - 5 Apr
House Martin - The Fleet - 5 Apr
Red-rumped Swallow
Swallow - The Fleet - 5 Apr
Tree Pipit
Meadow Pipit - Top Fields - 2 Jan
Rock Pipit - Church Ope Cove - 1 Jan
White Wagtail, Motacilla alba alba
Pied Wagtail - Church Ope Cove - 1 Jan
Grey Wagtail - Church Ope Cove - 4 Mar
Yellow Wagtail - Sweethill - 14 Apr 18
Waxwing
Dunnock - Pennsylvania Castle Woods - 1 Jan
Nightingale
Robin - Wakeham - 1 Jan
Stonechat - The Bill - 8 Jan
Whinchat - Top Fields - 24 Apr
Common Redstart
Black Redstart - Chesil Cove - 10 Jan
Wheatear - The Bill - 12 Mar
Blue Rock Thrush
Blackbird - Wakeham - 1 Jan
Ring Ouzel - Crown Estate Fields - 12 Apr
Fieldfare - Broadcroft Quarry Lane - 6 Mar
Redwing - Cattistock - 25 Jan
Song Thrush - Top Fields - 2 Jan
Mistle Thrush - Crown Estate Fields - 12 Apr
Grasshopper Warbler
Reed Warbler
Sedge Warbler
Cetti's Warbler - Radipole Nature Reserve - 6 Jan
Olivaceous Warbler
Booted Warbler
Melodious Warbler
Icterine Warbler
Garden Warbler
Common Whitethroat - Top Field - 22 Apr 18
Lesser Whitethroat - Top Field - 22 Apr 18
Blackcap - Pennsylvania Castle wood - 18 Jan
Dartford Warbler - The Bill - 28 Mar
Wood Warbler - Top Field - 22 Apr 18
Chiffchaff - Bumpers Lane - 15 Feb
Siberian Chiffchaff - Radipole Nature Reserve - 29 Mar
Willow Warbler - Culverwell - 12 Apr
Yellow-browed Warbler - Pennsylvania Castle Woods - 1 Jan
Goldcrest - Pennsylvania Castle Woods - 1 Jan
Firecrest - Pennsylvania Castle Woods - 1 Jan
Spotted Flycatcher
Pied Flycatcher - Portland Bird Observatory - 15 Apr
Bearded Tit  - Radipole Nature Reserve - 10 Jan
Long-tailed Tit - Pennsylvania Castle Woods - 1 Jan
Marsh Tit
Willow Tit
Coal Tit - Cattistock - 25 Jan
Continental Coal Tits - Portland Bird Observatory - 18 Apr
Great Tit  - Pennsylvania Castle Woods - 1 Jan
Blue Tit - Wakeham - 1 Jan
Nuthatch - Cattistock - 25 Jan
Treecreeper - Cattistock - 25 Jan
Wren - Pennsylvania Castle Woods - 1 Jan
Dipper
Jay
Magpie - Wakeham - 1 Jan
Rook - Ferrybridge - 13 Jan
Carrion Crow - Pennsylvania Castle Woods - 1 Jan
Jackdaw - Pennsylvania Castle Woods - 1 Jan
Raven - Top Fields - 2 Jan
Golden Oriole
Starling - Radipole Nature Reserve - 6 Jan
Rose-coloured Starling
House Sparrow - Wakeham - 1 Jan
Tree Sparrow
Brambling - Culverwell - 25 Mar
Chaffinch - Pennsylvania Castle Woods - 1 Jan
Serin
Lesser Redpoll - Wakeham - 10 Apr
Common Redpoll
Linnet - The Bill - 8 Jan
Siskin - Culverwell - 25 Mar
Goldfinch - PBO - 2 Jan
Greenfinch - Portland Bird Observatory - 8 Jan
Bullfinch - Pennsylvania Castle Woods - 10 Jan
Hawfinch - Cattistock - 25 Jan
Common Rosefinch
Crossbill
Corn Bunting
Yellowhammer
Cirl Bunting
Ortolan Bunting
Reed Bunting - Radipole Nature Reserve - 10 Jan

Also

Escapees, Ferals, Hybrids, Possibles Etc.
Feral Pigeon - Wakeham - 1 Jan
Pochard x Tufted Duck hybrid Lodmoor RSPB Reserve - 9 Jan