Oldbury Power Station bird species list 2009

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Below is a summary of the bird species reported at OPS in 2009 (including AM’s records for the BTO-Tarmac Bird Challenge). A total of 140 species.

Species

Max. no. and months when reported

Little Grebe

1 (Aug, Nov)

Cormorant

10 (All yr)

Little Egret

3 (Jan, Apr, May, Aug, Sep, Oct)

Spoonbill

2 (Apr)

Grey Heron

Mute Swan

6 (All yr)

7 (Jan-Mar, May, Sep, Nov, Dec)

Bewick’s Swan

17 (Dec)

Brent Goose

70 (Mar, Sep)

Greylag Goose

4 (Mar, Aug)

Canada Goose

71 (All yr)

Shelduck

116 (All yr)

Mandarin Duck

1 (Aug-Oct)

Wigeon

500 (Jan-May, Aug-Dec)

Teal

500 (Jan-Apr, Aug-Dec)

Mallard

236 (All yr)

Gadwall

2 (Jan, Feb, Apr, Sep)

Pintail

1 (Feb, Oct)

Shoveler

28 (Jan-Apr, Jun, Aug, Sep, Dec)

Tufted Duck

28 (All yr, except Oct, Nov)

Pochard

1 (Sep)

Common Scoter

1 (Aug)

Goosander

4 (Feb)

Red Kite

1 (May)

Hen Harrier

1 (Apr, Aug)

Sparrowhawk

3 (All yr)

Buzzard

9 (All yr)

Kestrel

3 (All yr)

Merlin

1 (Jan, Nov)

Hobby

1 (Aug, Sep)

Peregrine

3 (All yr)

Pheasant

12 (All yr)

Water Rail

2 (Jan-Mar, Oct-Dec)

Moorhen

5 (All yr)

Coot

1 (Jan-Mar)

Oystercatcher

25 (All yr)

Avocet

1 (Jan)

Little Ringed Plover

2 (Mar, Apr, Sep)

Ringed Plover

170 (Jan, Feb, Apr, May, Jul-Dec)

Golden Plover

23 (Jan, Feb, Dec)

Grey Plover

1 (Jan)

Lapwing

800 (All yr)

Knot

Sanderling

Curlew Sandpiper

4 (Jan, Aug, Sep, Oct)

1 (Aug, Sep, Oct)

1 (Sep)

Dunlin

800 (All yr, except Mar, Jun)

Little Stint

1 (Aug)

Ruff

1 (Aug)

Jack Snipe

1 (Nov)

Common Snipe

30 (Jan-Mar, Aug-Dec)

Woodcock

1 (Nov)

Black-tailed Godwit

14 (Apr, Jul-Dec)

Bar-tailed Godwit

34 (Feb, Apr, May, Oct)

Whimbrel

22 (Apr, May, Jul, Aug)

Curlew

400 (All yr)

Greenshank

1 (Sep)

Redshank

69 (All yr, except May-Jun)

Spotted Redshank

1 (Sep)

Green Sandpiper

1 (Aug, Oct)

Wood Sandpiper

1 (Aug)

Common Sandpiper

7 (Apr, Jul, Aug)

Turnstone

75 (Jan-Feb, Aug-Dec)

Arctic Skua

2 (Aug)

Pomarine Skua

1 (Nov)

Mediterranean Gull

4 (Feb, Mar, Jul, Aug, Nov, Dec)

Black-headed Gull

1160 (All yr)

Common Gull

300 (All yr, except Jun)

Lesser Black-backed Gull

100 (All yr)

Herring Gull

540 (All yr)

Yellow-legged Gull

1 (Jul)

Great Black-backed Gull

5 (All yr)

Common Tern

Arctic Tern

2 (Jul)

1 (Apr) [‘Commic’ Tern, most likely Arctic]

Sandwich Tern

2 (May)

Feral Pigeon

22 (All yr)

Stock Dove

40 (All yr)

Woodpigeon

350 (All yr)

Collared Dove

7 (Jan-Sep)

Cuckoo

2 (May, Jun)

Little Owl

1 (Feb, Apr, Sep, Dec)

Tawny Owl

1 (Feb, Nov)

Short-eared Owl

1 (Apr, Dec)

Swift

10 (May-Aug)

Kingfisher

2 (Jun, Aug, Oct, Nov)

Green Woodpecker

6 (All yr)

Great Spotted Woodpecker

3 (All yr, except Jun-Jul)

Skylark

26 (All yr, except Jun)

Sand Martin

4 (Apr-Jun, Aug, Sep)

Swallow

500 (Mar-Oct)

House Martin

150 (Apr-Oct)

Meadow Pipit

50 (All yr)

Rock Pipit

2 (Jan, Feb, Oct-Dec)

Yellow Wagtail

5 (Apr, May, Jul, Aug)

Grey Wagtail

2 (Feb, May, Aug, Sep, Oct)

Pied Wagtail

150 (All yr)

Wren

6 (All yr)

Dunnock

12 (All yr)

Robin

15 (All yr)

Black Redstart

1 (Oct-Dec)

Whinchat

1 (Aug, Oct)

Stonechat

4 (Jan-Mar, Sep-Dec)

Wheatear

5 (Apr, May, Aug-Oct)

Ring Ouzel

1 (Apr)

Blackbird

36 (All yr)

Fieldfare

800 (Jan-Mar, Oct-Dec)

Song Thrush

22 (All yr)

Redwing

1000 (Jan-Mar, Oct-Dec)

Mistle Thrush

3 (Jan-May, Sep-Nov)

Sedge Warbler

13 (Apr-Sep)

Reed Warbler

11 (Apr-Sep)

Lesser Whitethroat

8 (Apr-Sep)

Whitethroat

30 (Apr-Sep)

Garden Warbler

3 (Aug)

Blackcap

10 (Mar-Nov)

Chiffchaff

20 (Mar-Nov)

Willow Warbler

5 (Apr-Sep)

Goldcrest

5 (Jan-Mar, Aug-Dec)

Spotted Flycatcher

1 (Sep)

Long-tailed Tit

20 (All yr)

Blue Tit

All yr

Great Tit

15 (All yr)

Treecreeper

1 (Feb, Sep, Dec)

Jay

5 (All yr)

Magpie

15 (All yr)

Jackdaw

200 (All yr)

Rook

300 (All yr)

Carrion Crow

37 (All yr)

Raven

4 (Jan-Apr, Jul-Dec)

Starling

400 (All yr)

House Sparrow

15 (Jan-May, Sep, Oct)

Tree Sparrow

2 (Apr)

Chaffinch

30 (All yr)

Greenfinch

15 (All yr)

Goldfinch

100 (All yr)

Siskin

4 (Mar, Oct)

Linnet

30 (All yr)

Lesser Redpoll

5 (Mar, Apr)

Bullfinch

9 (All yr)

Yellowhammer

3 (Jan-Mar, May, Oct, Dec)

Corn Bunting

1 (Jan)

Reed Bunting

 

Exotics:

Wood Duck cross

Mallard x Pintail

 

8 (All yr)

 

 

1 (Nov)

1 (Nov)

 

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