Oldbury Power Station bird species list 2018

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Below is a summary of the bird species reported at OPS in 2018. A total of 152 species.

Species

Max. no. and months when reported

Little Grebe

2 (Jan, Apr, Jul-Nov)

Great Crested Grebe

2 (Jan, Mar, Apr)

Fulmar

1 (Jan)

Cormorant

19 (All yr)

Little Egret

9 (All yr, except Jan)

Great White Egret

1 (Apr, Oct)

Spoonbill

1 (May)

Grey Heron

7 (All yr)

Mute Swan

6 (All yr, except Apr)

Brent Goose

4 (Apr, Nov, Dec)

Egyptian Goose

1 (Jan)

Greylag Goose

23 (Feb-May, Sep-Oct, Dec)

Canada Goose

286 (All yr)

Shelduck

45 (All yr)

Wigeon

400 (Jan-May, Aug-Dec)

Teal

200 (Jan-Apr, Aug-Dec)

Mallard

157 (All yr)

Gadwall

2 (Feb-Mar, Nov-Dec)

Pintail

32 (Jan, Mar, Jun, Sep-Oct)

Shoveler

3 (Mar-Apr, Nov)

Tufted Duck

46 (All yr)

Common Scoter

8 (Apr, Jul)

Sparrowhawk

3 (All yr, except Jul)

Goswhawk

1 (Apr)

Buzzard

10 (All yr)

Red Kite

2 (May-Jul, Sep)

Osprey

2 (Apr)

Kestrel

2 (All yr)

Merlin

1 (Jan, Oct-Dec)

Hobby

2 (May, Jul-Sep)

Peregrine

3 (All yr)

Pheasant

9 (All yr)

Water Rail

4 (Jan-Mar, Sep-Dec)

Moorhen

29 (All yr)

Coot

10 (Apt-Dec)

Avocet

3 (Jan, Apr)

Oystercatcher

18 (All yr)

Ringed Plover

320 (Feb-Mar, May-Nov)

Golden Plover

9 (Feb-Apr, Oct-Dec)

Grey Plover

6 (Jan-May, Oct-Dec)

Lapwing

500 (All yr, except May and Aug)

Knot

12 (Mar-Apr, Aug-Sep)

Ruff

1 (Mar)

Dunlin

3000 (All yr, except Jun)

Curlew Sandpiper

1 (Aug-Sep)

Sanderling

6 (May, Aug-Sep)

Jack Snipe

1 (Jan-Mar)

Common Snipe

42 (Jan-Apr, Sep-Dec)

Woodcock

1 (Mar)

Grey Phalarope

1 (Sep)

Black-tailed Godwit

4 (Mar-Apr, Jul-Nov)

Bar-tailed Godwit

5 (Mar-Apr, Oct-Dec)

Whimbrel

9 (Apr-May, Jul-Aug)

Curlew

380 (All yr)

Redshank

80 (All yr, except May)

Greenshank

3 (Jul-Oct)

Common Sandpiper

4 (Apr-May, Jul-Sep)

Green Sandpiper

1 (Oct)

Turnstone

70 (All yr, except Jun)

Great Skua

1 (Aug, Nov)

Arctic Skua

1 (May, Nov)

Mediterranean Gull

1 (Feb-Mar, Jul, Sep)

Black-headed Gull

1,500 (All yr)

Common Gull

1,200 (All yr, except Jun)

Little Gull

1 (Feb)

Kittiwake

2 (Jan, Nov)

Lesser Black-backed Gull

100 (All yr)

Herring Gull

200 (All yr)

Yellow-legged Gull

2 (Jan, Aug, Sep)

Great Black-backed Gull

8 (All yr)

Common Tern

1 (Aug)

Arctic Tern

4 (Apr-May, Aug-Sep)

"Commic" Tern

4 (May, Aug)

Sandwich Tern

1 (Mar)

Guillemot

1 (Sep)

Feral Pigeon

11 (All yr, except Feb)

Stock Dove

25 (All yr)

Woodpigeon

600 (All yr)

Collared Dove

45 (All yr)

Cuckoo

2 (Apr-Jun)

Ring-necked Parakeet

2 (Mar)

Tawny Owl

2 (May-Jun, Oct-Dec)

Short-eared Owl

2 (Jan, Nov-Dec)

Nightjar

1 (May)

Swift

50 (May-Jul)

Kingfisher

1 (Aug-Oct)

Green Woodpecker

3 (All yr)

Great Spotted Woodpecker

5 (All yr)

Skylark

65 (All yr)

Sand Martin

15 (Apr-Sep)

Swallow

300 (Apr-Oct)

House Martin

150 (Apr-Sep)

Meadow Pipit

300 (All yr, except Jul)

Tree Pipit

3 (Apr-May, Aug-Sep)

Rock Pipit

8 (Jan-Mar, Sep-Dec)

Water Pipit

1 (May, Oct)

Yellow Wagtail

9 (Apr-May, Aug-Sep)

Grey Wagtail

6 (All yr, except Apr and Jun)

Pied Wagtail

200 (All yr)

Wren

43 (All yr)

Dunnock

10 (All yr)

Robin

10 (All yr)

Redstart

2 (Jul-Aug)

Black Redstart

2 (Jan-Mar, Nov-Dec)

Whinchat

3 (May, Aug-Oct)

Stonechat

8 (Jan-Mar, Jul, Sep-Dec)

Wheatear

9 (Mar-May, Aug-Oct)

Blackbird

32 (All yr)

Ring Ouzel

1 (Apr)

Fieldfare

320 (Jan-Apr, Oct-Dec)

Song Thrush

15 (All yr)

Redwing

200 (Jan-Mar, Oct-Dec)

Mistle Thrush

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

Grasshopper Warbler

3 (Apr)

Sedge Warbler

17 (Apr-Sep)

Cetti's Warbler

3 (All yr)

Reed Warbler

20 (Apr-Sep)

Lesser Whitethroat

7 (Apr-Sep)

Whitethroat

16 (Apr-Sep)

Garden Warbler

3 (May, Aug)

Blackcap

25 (Mar-Mov)

Chiffchaff

21 (Mar-Dec)

Willow Warbler

10 (Apr-May, Aug-Sep)

Goldcrest

6 (All yr)

Spotted Flycatcher

1 (Aug-Sep)

Pied Flycatcher

1 (Apr)

Long-tailed Tit

20 (All yr)

Coal Tit

4 (Mar-Jun, Aug-Nov)

Blue Tit

21 (All yr)

Great Tit

6 (All yr)

Nuthatch

1 (Sep)

Treecreeper

2 (Jan-Feb, Aug-Dec)

Jay

9 (All yr)

Magpie

17 (All yr)

Jackdaw

700 (All yr)

Rook

100 (All yr, except Jul)

Carrion Crow

80 (All yr)

Raven

6 (All yr, except Jun)

Starling

7,000 (All yr)

House Sparrow

13 (All yr)

Chaffinch

150 (All yr)

Brambling

1 (Oct-Nov)

Greenfinch

20 (All yr)

Goldfinch

400 (All yr)

Siskin

10 (Jan-Apr, Oct-Nov)

Linnet

200 (All yr, except Feb)

Lesser Redpoll

8 (Jan-May, Oct-Dec)

Bullfinch

15 (All yr)

Hawfinch

1 (Jan)

Crossbill

1 (Oct)

Yellowhammer

6 (Mar-Apr, Jul, Nov-Dec)

Reed Bunting

30 (All yr)

Corn Bunting

1 (Jan, Dec)

 

Exotics:

Bar-headed Goose

1 (May)

White-front x Bar-headed Goose

1 (May)

White-front x Barnacle Goose

1 (Apr, Oct)

 

 

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Last revised: 5 January 2018.