Oldbury Power Station bird species list 2021

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Below is a summary of the bird species reported at OPS in 2021. A total of 159 species.

Species

Max. no. and months when reported

Great Northern Diver

1 (Nov)

Little Grebe

6 (Jan-Jul, Sep-Nov)

Great Crested Grebe

1 (Oct)

Gannet

2 (May)

Cormorant

7 (All yr)

Cattle Egret

7 (Oct)

Little Egret

10 (All yr)

Great White Egret

4 (Apr-May, Oct-Nov)

Grey Heron

10 (All yr)

White Stork

1 (Apr)

Mute Swan

9 (Jan-Mar, May, Oct-Nov)

Bewick's Swan

8 (Nov)

Brent Goose

1 (Jan)

Barnacle Goose

1 (Mar)

Egyptian Goose

1 (Jan)

Greylag Goose

24 (Mar-Jul, Sep, Nov-Dec)

Canada Goose

200 (All yr)

Shelduck

60 (All yr)

Wigeon

189 (Jan-Apr, Aug-Dec)

Teal

130 (Jan-Apr, Jul-Dec)

Mallard

119 (All yr)

Gadwall

3 (Jan-Mar, Jun, Aug-Dec)

Pintail

9 (Jan-Mar, Dec)

Shoveler

8 (Jan, Mar, Sep)

Tufted Duck

3 (Feb-Jun, Dec)

Mandarin

1 (Aug)

Common Scoter

5 (Mar, Aug-Sep)

Goosander

2 (Mar)

Red Kite

3 (Mar-Apr, Jun, Aug)

Marsh Harrier

1 (Mar-Apr)

Hen Harrier

1 (Apr)

Sparrowhawk

3 (All yr)

Goshawk

1 (Mar, Oct)

Buzzard

5 (All yr)

Kestrel

5 (All yr)

Merlin

1 (Jan-Apr, Oct-Dec)

Hobby

1 (May-Jul)

Peregrine

3 (All yr)

Red-legged Partridge

1 (Mar-May)

Pheasant

34 (All yr)

Water Rail

3 (Jan-Apr, Sep, Nov-Dec)

Moorhen

15 (All yr)

Coot

1 (Mar, May-Jun)

Avocet

1 (Feb-Mar)

Oystercatcher

25 (All yr)

Little Ringed Plover

2 (Apr)

Ringed Plover

99 (All yr, except Jul)

Grey Plover

17 (Jan-Apr, Nov-Dec)

Golden Plover

20 (Jan-Feb, Sep)

Lapwing

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

Knot

17 (Feb, Apr, Aug-Sep, Nov)

Little Stint

1 (Oct)

Dunlin

2500 (All yr)

Curlew Sandpiper

1 (Sep)

Sanderling

4 (May, Aug)

Common Snipe

95 (Jan-Mar, Sep-Dec)

Jack Snipe

1 (Jan-Mar, Nov)

Black-tailed Godwit

27 (Mar, Jun-Dev)

Bar-tailed Godwit

54 (Feb, Apr-May, Sep-Oct, Dec)

Whimbrel

45 (Apr-May, Jul-Aug)

Curlew

300 (All yr)

Redshank

118 (All yr, except May)

Greenshank

1 (Mar)

Common Sandpiper

6 (Apr-May, Jul-Sep)

Green Sandpiper

1 (Apr, Aug)

Turnstone

100 (All yr, except Jun)

Arctic Skua

3 (Mar-Apr, Sep)

Great Skua

1 (May)

Mediterranean Gull

2 (Feb-Apr, Jun-Aug)

Black-headed Gull

1,200 (All yr)

Common Gull

500 (All yr, except Jun)

Kittiwake

2 (May)

Lesser Black-backed Gull

200 (All yr)

Herring Gull

600 (All yr)

Yellow-legged Gull

1 (Jul-Sep)

Glaucous Gull

1 (Jan-Feb)

Great Black-backed Gull

8 (All yr)

Common Tern

15 (Jul, Sep)

Arctic Tern

1 (May)

Sandwich Tern

15 (Mar)

Feral Pigeon

15 (All yr, except Jan & Oct)

Stock Dove

41 (All yr)

Woodpigeon

230 (All yr)

Collared Dove

6 (All yr)

Cuckoo

2 (Apr-Jun)

Little Owl

1 (Apr)

Tawny Owl

2 (Mar-Apr, Jun, Nov)

Barn Owl

1 (Apr, Jun-Jul, Oct)

Short-eared Owl

1 (Jan)

Swift

85 (May-Aug)

Kingfisher

2 (Feb, Apr, Jun-Dec)

Green Woodpecker

5 (All yr)

Great Spotted Woodpecker

5 (All yr)

Skylark

18 (All yr)

Sand Martin

9 (Mar-Sep)

Swallow

135 (Mar-Oct)

House Martin

110 (Apr-Oct)

Meadow Pipit

200 (All yr)

Tree Pipit

2 (Apr, Sep)

Rock Pipit

7 (Jan-Apr, Jun-Jul, Oct-Dec)

Yellow Wagtail

5 (Apr-May, Jul-Sep)

Grey Wagtail

4 (Jan, Mar, Jul-Dec)

Pied Wagtail

165 (All yr)

Wren

31 (All yr)

Dunnock

13 (All yr)

Robin

15 (All yr)

Redstart

1 (Mar-Apr, Jul-Sep)

Black Redstart

2 (Jan-Mar, Nov-Dec)

Whinchat

3 (May, Aug-Oct)

Stonechat

13 (Jan-Apr, Jun, Aug-Dec)

Wheatear

24 (Mar-May, Jul-Oct)

Blackbird

25 (All yr)

Ring Ouzel

1 (Nov)

Fieldfare

1040 (Jan-Mar, Oct-Dec)

Song Thrush

10 (All yr)

Redwing

400 (Jan-Mar, Oct-Dec)

Mistle Thrush

15 (All yr, except Jun & Sep)

Grasshopper Warbler

1 (Jun)

Sedge Warbler

13 (Apr-Aug)

Cetti's Warbler

10 (All yr)

Reed Warbler

20 (Apr-Sep)

Lesser Whitethroat

5 (Apr-Sep)

Whitethroat

24 (Apr-Sep)

Garden Warbler

3 (May, Sep)

Blackcap

15 (Mar-Nov)

Chiffchaff

30 (Feb-Dec)

Willow Warbler

6 (Mar-Apr, Jul-Aug)

Wood Warbler

1 (May)

Goldcrest

8 (All yr)

Spotted Flycatcher

1 (May, Jul, Sep)

Long-tailed Tit

32 (All yr)

Coal Tit

6 (All yr, except Sep & Dec)

Blue Tit

15 (All yr)

Great Tit

6 (All yr)

Treecreeper

2 (Feb, Oct-Dec)

Nuthatch

1 (Aug)

Jay

7 (All yr)

Magpie

17 (All yr)

Jackdaw

400 (All yr)

Rook

400 (All yr, except Jul)

Carrion Crow

70 (All yr)

Raven

9 (All yr)

Starling

3,000 (All yr)

Rose-coloured Starling

1 (Jun)

House Sparrow

11 (All yr)

Chaffinch

50 (All yr, except Jul)

Brambling

3 (Oct-Dec)

Greenfinch

9 (All yr)

Goldfinch

100 (All yr)

Hawfinch

1 (Nov)

Siskin

102 (Feb-Jul, Sep-Nov)

Linnet

160 (All yr)

Lesser Redpoll

15 (Jan-May, Oct-Dec)

Bullfinch

18 (All yr)

Crossbill

1 (Jun)

Little Bunting

1 (Apr)

Yellowhammer

4 (Jan, Nov-Dec)

Reed Bunting

12 (All yr)

Corn Bunting

1 (Feb)

 

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