St Gothian Sands Species List

Below is a list of birds seen at St Gothian Sands NR at Gwithian. If you know of any species that have occured there and are missing from the list, please let us know. Also if you see anything in the future then let us know so we can keep the list updated. The list does not include birds seen offshore or on the beach from the northern bank and does not include Godrevy Point. It does include flyover seabirds.

SPECIES LIST

Little Grebe
Northern Fulmar
Northern Gannet
Great Cormorant
Night Heron (spring 2008)
Cattle Egret (2008)
Little Egret
Grey Heron
Mute Swan
Pink-footed Goose
Greylag Goose
Canada Goose
Brent Goose
Common Shelduck
Eurasian Wigeon
Gadwall
Common Teal
Mallard
Northern Pintail
Garganey
Northern Shoveler
Common Pochard
Tufted Duck
Greater Scaup
Common Goldeneye
Sparrowhawk
Common Buzzard
Osprey
Eurasian Kestrel
Merlin
Hobby
Peregrine Falcon
Common Pheasant
Water Rail
Moorhen
Eurasian Coot
Oystercatcher
Avocet
Little Ringed Plover
Great Ringed Plover
Killdeer (2002)
European Golden Plover
Grey Plover
Northern Lapwing
Red Knot
Sanderling
Little Stint
Pectoral Sandpiper (2007)
Curlew sandpiper
Purple Sandpiper
Dunlin
Ruff
Common Snipe
Black-tailed Godwit
Bar-tailed Godwit
Whimbrel
Eurasian Curlew
Common Redshank
Common Greenshank
Green Sandpiper
Wood Sandpiper
Common Sandpiper
Turnstone
Mediterranean Gull
Little Gull
Common Black-headed Gull
Ring-billed Gull (?)
Common Gull
Herring Gull
Western Yellow-legged Gull
Iceland Gull
Lesser Black-backed Gull
Glaucous Gull
Great Black-backed Gull
Kittiwake
Sandwich Tern
Common Tern
Arctic Tern
Little Tern
Black Tern (spring 2008)
Stock Dove
Woodpigeon
Collared Dove
Turtle Dove
European Cuckoo
Barn Owl
Common Swift
Common Kingfisher
Eurasian Skylark
Horned Lark
Sand Martin
Barn Swallow
House Martin
Tawny Pipit (may 2008)
Meadow Pipit
Rock Pipit
Water Pipit (winter 07)
Yellow Wagtail
Grey Wagtail
Pied Wagtail
White Wagtail
Wren
Hedge Accentor
Robin
Black Redstart
Whinchat
Common Stonechat
Northern Wheatear
Desert Wheatear
Ring Ouzel
Blackbird
Fieldfare
Song Thrush
Redwing
Sedge Warbler
Reed Warbler
Common Whitethroat
Blackcap
Chiffchaff
Willow Warbler
Goldcrest
Long-tailed Tit
Blue Tit
Great Tit
Magpie
Eurasion Jackdaw
Rook
Carrion Crow
Common Raven
Common Starling
House Sparrow
Chaffinch
Brambling
Greenfinch
Goldfinch
Siskin
Linnet
Bullfinch
Lapland Bunting
Snow Bunting
Reed Bunting

139 species in total

Please let us know of any ommisions via e-mail. Thanks.

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