Worcestershire Bird Recording

The current Worcestershire County Bird Recorder is:

Steven Payne


email: 
steven.payne@tiscali.co.uk


Postal address:
6 Norbury Close

Redditch
Worcestershire

B98 8RP

01527 60169

Species Status in Worcestershire

Category A
 - these species require a full written description to confirm that the correct identification has been achieved and are listed below:


Bewick's Swan, Whooper Swan, Bean Goose, White-fronted Goose, Brent Goose

American Wigeon, Green-winged Teal, Blue-winged Teal, Ring-necked Duck, Ferruginous Duck, Eider, Long-tailed Duck, Surf Scoter, Velvet Scoter, Smew, Red-breasted Merganser


all divers, Red-necked Grebe, Slavonian Grebe, Black-necked Grebe

Fulmar, Manx Shearwater, Storm Petrel, Leach's Petrel, Gannet, Shag

Bittern, Night Heron, Cattle Egret, Great White Egret, Purple Heron, White Stork, Spoonbill

Honey Buzzard, Black Kite, White-tailed Eagle, all harriers, Goshawk, Rough-legged Buzzard, Red-footed Falcon

Quail, Spotted Crake, Corncrake, Common Crane

Black-winged Stilt, Stone Curlew, Kentish Plover, Dotterel, Grey Plover, Temminck's Stint, White-rumped Sandpiper, Pectoral Sandpiper, Purple Sandpiper, Long-billed Dowitcher, Spotted Redshank, Wood Sandpiper, all phalaropes

Sabine's Gull, Ring-billed Gull, Caspian Gull, Iceland Gull, Glaucous Gull

Little Tern, Sandwich Tern, Roseate Tern, Whiskered Tern, White-winged Black Tern

all skuas, all auks

Ring-necked Parakeet, Long-eared Owl, Nightjar, Red-rumped Swallow


Alpine Swift, Bee-eater, Hoopoe, Wryneck, Woodlark, Shorelark

Richardís Pipit, Water Pipit, Scandinavian Rock Pipit

Waxwing, Bluethroat, Black Redstart


Cettiís Warbler, Saviís Warbler, Aquatic Warbler, Marsh Warber, Icterine Warbler, Barred Warbler, Dartford Warbler, Pallasís Warbler, Yellow-browed Warbler, Firecrest

Bearded Tit, Willow Tit, Golden Oriole, all shrikes

Chough, Hooded Crow, Rose-coloured Starling

Serin, Twite, Mealy Redpoll, Arctic Redpoll

Lapland Bunting, Snow Bunting, Cirl Bunting, Rustic Bunting, Little Bunting

And all BBRC Rarities


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