Latest ticks

latest World tick : Olive-backed Pipit, Guernsey, Oct 11

latest British tick : Little Swift, Fort le Crocq, Dec 15

latest Guernsey tick : Little Swift, Fort le Crocq, Dec 15

latest self-found tick : Red-rumped Swallow, RDB, May 15

latest Guernsey self-found tick : Red-rumped Swallow, RDB, May 15

latest garden tick : Water Rail, Oct 15

Personal List totals

  • British list                                   391
     
  • British list (excluding Channel Is.)       376
     
  • Guernsey list                               252 
     
  • Patch lists : 
    Hommet to Rousse                      153
  • Pleinmont                                   134
  • Swillington Ings                          181
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  • British Self-found list                   270
     
  • Guernsey Self-found list               200
  • Best Guernsey year list                170    (2010)
     
  • Best British year list                     251    (1995)
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  • World list                                    760
     
  • Western Palearctic list                  527
     
  • Yorkshire list                               268
     
  • Garden list                                  86
     
  • Guernsey Rare Bird Report 2014

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    Guernsey Rare Bird Report 2013

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    Guernsey Rare Bird Report 2012

    Click on the picture below to download a free pdf of the Guernsey Rare Bird Report from last year. Nineteen pages listing the officially accepted rare birds of 2012, with lots of excellent photographs, plus comments and analysis.

     

     

    Guernsey Rarity Report 2011

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    Guernsey Rarity Report 2010

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    of the 2010 Guernsey Rarity Report.

     

    MPL's recent self-found ticks

        
    270Red-rumped Swallow
     May 15
     Rue des Bergers

    269

    Pectoral Sandpiper19/09/2011 

     Claire Mare

     268 Buff-breasted Sandpiper 12/09/2011

     L'Ancresse

     267 Black-winged Stilt  9/05/2011 Pulias

     266

    Bee-eater

    21/05/2010

    St. Etienne

     265

    Pacific Diver

    04/01/2010

    Grandes Havres

     264

    Quail 

    15/10/2008 

    Rue des Hougues 

     263

    Cirl Bunting 

    27/04/2008

    Pleinmont

     262

    Grey Phalarope

    02/01/2007

    Cobo

     261

    Desert Wheatear

    25/11/2005

    Pulias

     260

    Melodious Warbler

    03/09/2004

    Chouet

     259

    Yellow-browed Warbler

    16/11/2002

    Herm

     258

    Short-toed Lark

    15/09/2002

    Pulias

     257

    Ortolan Bunting

    12/09/2002

    Pulias

     256

    Rose-coloured Starling

    30/10/2001

    Cobo

     255

    Wryneck

    24/08/2000

    Pleinmont

     254

    Pomarine Skua

    07/05/2000

    Worthing

     253

    Serin

    30/04/2000

    Pleinmont

     252

    Tawny Pipit

    23/04/2000

    Tielles

     251

    Stone-curlew

    15/04/2000

    Claire Mare

     250

    Fan-tailed Warbler

    01/01/2000

    Claire Mare

    MPL's chronological British List

    1986

    166     Brent Goose                        17/05/86         Titchwell               Norfolk

    167     Spoonbill                            17/05/86         Titchwell               Norfolk

    168     Dartford Warbler                  18/05/86         Blakeney Point        Norfolk

    169     Red-breasted Flycatcher        18/05/86        Blakeney Point        Norfolk

    170     Sparrowhawk                       17/08/86         Allerton Bywater    Yorkshire

    171     Ferruginous Duck                 17/08/86          Allerton Bywater      Yorkshire

    172     Ring-necked Duck                17/08/86          Allerton Bywater      Yorkshire

    173     Long-eared Owl                   06/12/86          Denaby Ings           Yorkshire

    174     Brambling                            30/12/86         Fairburn Ings         Yorkshire

    1987

    175     Bluethroat                        23/05/87         Holme                    Norfolk

    176     Wryneck                          23/05/87         Holme                    Norfolk

    177     Black-winged Stilt              23/05/87         Holme                    Norfolk

    178     Green Sandpiper                23/05/87         Holme                    Norfolk

    179     Dotterel                           23/05/87         Titchwell                Norfolk

    180     Serin                               24/05/87         Wells                     Norfolk

    181     Stone Curlew                    24/05/87         Weeting Heath        Norfolk

    1988

    182     Bean Goose                       21/02/88         Saltholme                 Durham

    183     Long-tailed Duck                21/02/88         Hartlepool Docks        Durham

    184     Black-throated Diver           21/02/88         Hartlepool Docks        Durham

    185     Bearded Tit                       14/05/88         Minsmere                  Suffolk

    186     Egyptian Goose                  15/05/88         Salthouse                 Norfolk

    187     Temminck's Stint                15/05/88         Cley                        Norfolk

    188     Thrush Nightingale              15/05/88         Blakeney Point           Norfolk

    189     Black Guillemot                   08/08/88         Fedw Fawr               Anglesey

    190     Chough                            09/08/88         Llyn Idwal                 Gwynedd

    191     Arctic Skua                      19/08/88         Spurn                      Yorkshire

    192     Hobby                             05/09/88         Worsborough             Yorkshire

    193     Waxwing                           24/10/88         Spurn                     Yorkshire

    194     Red-throated Diver            05/11/88         Lindisfarne         Northumberland

    195     Slavonian Grebe                 05/11/88         Ross Links         Northumberland

    196     Snow Bunting                     05/11/88         Ross Links        Northumberland

    197     Common Scoter                 05/11/88         Bamburgh          Northumberland

    198     Velvet Scoter                   05/11/88         Bamburgh           Northumberland

    1989

    199     Iceland Gull                       07/01/89         Knotford Nook        Yorkshire

    200     Great Grey Shrike               21/01/89         Stourton                Yorkshire

    201     Double-crested Cormorant    04/02/89         Charlton's Pond       Durham

    202     Stock Dove                       09/04/89         Sandbach Flashes     Cheshire

    203     Red-necked Grebe              22/04/89         Swillington Ings         Yorkshire

    204     Firecrest                           27/04/89         Fairburn Ings           Yorkshire

    205     Whiskered Tern                  13/05/89         Welney                   Norfolk

    206     Little Egret                        14/05/89         Welney                    Norfolk

    207     Glossy Ibis                         27/05/89         Fairburn Ings            Yorkshire

    208     Wood Sandpiper                  27/05/89         Fairburn Ings           Yorkshire

    209     Marsh Warbler                     19/06/89         Wintersett             Yorkshire

    210     Twite                                 25/06/89         Rishworth Moor      Yorkshire

    211     Whimbrel                            26/08/89         Swillington Ings      Yorkshire

    212     Pectoral Sandpiper               12/09/89         Fairburn Ings          Yorkshire

    213     Lesser Grey Shrike                17/09/89         Rudston                Yorkshire

    214     Lesser Whitethroat              17/09/89          Flamborough          Yorkshire

    215     Red-backed Shrike               17/09/89         Filey                     Yorkshire

    216     Barred Warbler                    17/09/89         Spurn                   Yorkshire

    217     Common Rosefinch               17/09/89         Spurn                   Yorkshire

    218     Greenish Warbler                 17/09/89          Spurn                  Yorkshire

    219     Little Bunting                      17/09/89          Spurn                  Yorkshire

    220     Long-tailed Skua                26/09/89          S. Leeds Golf C       Yorkshire

    221     Glaucous Gull                     08/10/89         Hartlepool Docks      Durham

    222     Water Rail                         25/11/89         Rutland Water        Leicestershire

    223     Kentish Plover                    28/12/89         South Ferriby         Lincolnshire

    1990

    224     Bittern                             13/01/90         Pugney's                Yorkshire

    225     Red Kite                           17/02/90         Flixborough             Lincolnshire

    226     Ring-billed Gull                   22/02/90         Chew                    Somerset

    227     Terek Sandpiper                 04/03/90         Blyth Estuary       Northumberland

    228     Water Pipit                        24/03/90         Swillington Ings      Yorkshire

    229     Mediterranean Gull              15/04/90         Seaforth               Merseyside

    230     Night Heron                       19/06/90         Denaby Ings           Yorkshire

    231     Nightjar                             27/07/90         Thorne Moors         Yorkshire

    232     Woodcock                         27/07/90         Thorne Moors         Yorkshire

    233     White-rumped Sandpiper       31/07/90         Saltholme Pools      Durham

    234     Buff-breasted Sandpiper        08/08/90         Whitburn            Tyne & Wear

    235     Manx Shearwater                 08/08/90         Hartlepool Hd          Durham

    236     Sooty Shearwater                22/08/90         Flamborough          Yorkshire

    237     Bonxie                                22/08/90         Flamborough          Yorkshire

    238     Pomarine Skua                     22/08/90         Flamborough          Yorkshire

    239     Leach's Petrel                      08/09/90         Angler's C.P.         Yorkshire

    240     Snowy Owl                          30/12/90         Wainfleet            Lincolnshire

    1991

    241     Jack Snipe                           05/01/91         Leventhorpe         Yorkshire

    242     Parrot Crossbill                     06/01/91         Winksley Wood      Yorkshire

    243     Green-winged Teal                19/01/91         Chew                   Somerset

    244     American Bittern                   14/02/91         Marton Mere          Lancashire

    245     Black Grouse                        14/02/91         Swallow Moss       Staffordshire

    246     Shorelark                             08/04/91         Titchwell                 Norfolk

    247     Barn Owl                              08/04/91         Salthouse               Norfolk

    248     Common Crossbill                   09/04/91         Lynford Arboretum   Norfolk

    249     Hawfinch                              09/04/91         Lynford Arboretum   Norfolk

    250     Ancient Murrelet                    24/04/91         Lundy                   Devon

    251     Storm Petrel                         13/06/91         Kerry Head             Co. Kerry

    252     Honey Buzzard                      23/06/91         Great Halden           Devon

    253     Cirl Bunting                           23/06/91         Exminster               Devon

    254     Cetti's Warbler                       23/06/91         Shapwick Heath     Somerset

    255     Yellow-legged Gull                  24/06/91         Swillington Ings        Yorkshire

    256     Red-crested Pochard              24/08/91         Fairburn Ings           Yorkshire

    257     Arctic Warbler                       01/09/91         Hartlepool Headland   Durham

    258     Franklin's Gull                        01/09/91         Reclamation Pond      Durham

    259     Booted Warbler                     03/09/91         Spurn                    Yorkshire

    260     Woodchat Shrike                   14/09/91         Nanquidno              Cornwall

    261     Aquatic Warbler                    14/09/91         Marazion Marsh       Cornwall

    262     Great Shearwater                  15/09/91         Porthgwarra           Cornwall

    263     Balearic Shearwater               15/09/91         Porthgwarra           Cornwall

    264     Bobolink                               18/09/91         Bolt Head              Devon

    265     Nutcracker                           20/10/91         Cocknage Wood      Staffs

    266     Asian Desert Warbler              20/10/91         Flamborough          Yorkshire

    267     Little Auk                             20/10/91         Flamborough          Yorkshire

    268     Black Redstart                       26/10/91         Portland Bill           Dorset

    269     Great Northern Diver               17/12/91         Fewston Res.        Yorkshire

    1992

    270     Snow Goose                   01/01/92           Southport             Lancashire

    271     Pine Bunting                   09/02/92           Cresswell            Northumberland

    272     Goshawk                        27/03/92           Avon Gorge                Somerset

    273     Pied-billed Grebe                 28/04/92        Radley Gravel Pits     Oxfordshire

    274     White-throated Sparrow      02/06/92         Fagbury Cliff             Suffolk

    275     Marmora's Warbler              09/06/92         Spurn                      Yorkshire

    276     Ruppell's Warbler                02/09/92         Holme                      Norfolk

    277     Grey Phalarope                  16/09/92         Angler's C.P.            Yorkshire

    278     Yellow-breasted Bunting      19/09/92         Farne Is.            Northumberland

    279     Yellow-browed Warbler        25/09/92         Flamborough          Yorkshire

    280     Paddyfield Warbler              27/09/92         Flamborough          Yorkshire

    281     Western Bonelli's Warbler     27/09/92         Filey                     Yorkshire

    282     Spotted Sandpiper              01/11/92         Burnham-on-sea     Somerset

    1993

    283     Cattle Egret                     24/04/93          Littleton Wharf    Gloucestershire

    284     Blue-winged Teal               01/05/93         Blagdon Lake           Somerset

    285     Ring-Necked Parakeet        29/05/93         Wraysbury               Berkshire

    286     Oriental Pratincole             29/05/93         Gimmingham               Norfolk

    287     Montagu's Harrier              29/05/93         North Wootton          Norfolk

    288     Lesser Crested Tern          16/06/93         Spurn                    Yorkshire

    289     Scottish Crossbill              18/06/93         Loch Morlich           Highland

    290     Crested Tit                      18/06/93         Loch Morlich           Highland

    291     Ptarmigan                        19/06/93         Cairngorm              Grampian

    292     King Eider                        21/06/93         Ythan Estuary         Grampian

    293     White-tailed Eagle             22/06/93         Loch Spelve            Mull

    294     Corncrake                        23/06/93         Tiree                         

    295     Sardinian Warbler               05/07/93        Filey                      Yorkshire

    296     Crane                              26/12/93         Angler's C.P.            Yorkshire

    1994

    297     Red-breasted Goose          02/01/94         Caerlaverock           Dumfriesshire

    298     Lapland Bunting                13/01/94         Filey                        Yorkshire

    299     Pacific Golden Plover         11/07/94         South Ferriby            Lincolnshire

    300     Swinhoe's Petrel               26/07/94         Tynemouth           Northumberland

    301     Hoopoe                           02/09/94         Filey Dams                Yorkshire

    302     Ortolan Bunting                25/09/94         Spurn                       Yorkshire

    303     Pechora Pipit                   09/10/94         Filey                         Yorkshire

    304     Greater Yellowlegs            16/10/94         Rockcliffe Marsh          Cumbria

    305     Song Sparrow                  16/10/94         Seaforth                   Merseyside

    306     Dusky Warbler                  23/10/94         Flamborough              Yorkshire

    307     Rough-legged Buzzard        06/11/94         Timble Ings               Yorkshire

    308     Desert Wheatear               20/11/94         Blackpool Airport        Lancashire

    1995

    309     American Wigeon            25/02/95         Inner Marsh Farm        Cheshire

    310     Ross's Gull                     25/02/95         Seaforth                    Merseyside

    311     Lesser Scaup                 11/03/95         Dock Acre G. P.           Lancashire

    312     Purple Heron                  15/04/95         St. Mary's                   Scilly

    313     American Black Duck       16/04/95         Tresco                        Scilly

    314     Subalpine Warbler           07/05/95         Spurn                         Yorkshire

    315     White Stork                   07/05/95         Spurn                         Yorkshire

    316     Black Kite                      07/05/95         Spurn                         Yorkshire

    317     River Warbler                 18/06/95         Scotsman's Flash        Greater Man

    318     Great Reed Warbler         25/06/95         Haverton Hole                Durham

    319     Great Spotted Cuckoo      02/07/95         Long Drag                     Durham

    320     Savi's Warbler                09/07/95         Brandon Marsh           Warwickshire

    321     Woodlark                       11/07/95         New Forest              Hampshire

    322     Red-necked Stint            13/08/95         Wansbeck River       Northumberland

    323     Spotted Crake                25/08/95         Hay-a-Park G.P.        Yorkshire

    324     Baird's Sandpiper             06/09/95         Broomhill Flash          Yorkshire

    325     Icterine Warbler              09/09/95         Flamborough             Yorkshire

    326     Sabine's Gull                   09/09/95         Flamborough             Yorkshire

    327     Red-necked Phalarope      24/09/95         Dozmary Pool           Cornwall

    328     Red-eyed Vireo               10/10/95         Littlesea                   Dorset

    329     Sociable Plover               15/10/95         Poxwell                     Dorset

    330     Short-toed Lark              21/10/95         St. Mary's                Scilly

    331     Red-throated Pipit           21/10/95         St. Mary's                Scilly

    332     Rose-coloured Starling      21/10/95        St. Mary's                Scilly

    333     Melodious Warbler           22/10/95         St. Mary's                Scilly

    334     Richard's Pipit                 23/10/95         Tresco                    Scilly

    335     Rustic Bunting                24/10/95         St. Mary's                Scilly

    336     Pallas's Warbler               28/10/95         Porthgwarra             Cornwall

    337     Blackpoll Warbler             29/10/95         Kenidjack                 Cornwall

    338     Mealy Redpoll                 30/12/95         Otley Chevin            Yorkshire

    1996

    339     Arctic Redpoll                   14/01/96         Golden Acre Park      Yorkshire

    340     Black-throated Thrush        22/01/96         Webheath            Worcestershire

    341     Cedar Waxwing                 26/02/96         Wilford, Nottingham      Notts.

    342     White-billed Diver              01/03/96         River Witham            Lincolnshire

    343     Redhead                          11/03/96         Bleasby Pits         Nottinghamshire

    344     Spanish Sparrow               20/07/96         Waterside               Cumbria

    345     Sharp-tailed Sandpiper       27/08/96         Foryd Bay               Gwynedd

    346     American Golden Plover      01/09/96         Cowpen Marsh         Cleveland

    347     Black and White Warbler    20/10/96         Tresco                    Scilly

    348     Buff-bellied Pipit               24/10/96         St. Mary's                Scilly

    349     Little Bustard                   26/10/96         Lizard Point              Cornwall

    350     Great Knot                       02/11/96         Seal Sands              Durham

    351     Isabelline Shrike                08/11/96         Stocks Res.            Lancashire

    1997

    352     Golden Pheasant               18/01/97         Wayland Woods        Norfolk

    353     Lesser White-fr. Goose       18/01/97         Holkham                  Norfolk

    354     Short-toed Treecreeper      03/04/97         Le Guet                  Guernsey

    355     Roller                               07/06/97         Lochaber Loch         Dumfriesshire

    356     Red-footed Falcon             08/06/97         Spurn                     Yorkshire

    357     Broad-billed Sandpiper        23/07/97         Blacktoft                  Yorkshire

    358     White-winged Black Tern     21/08/97         Hornsea Mere           Yorkshire

    359     Black-winged Pratincole       24/08/97         Martin Mere               Lancashire

    360     Roseate Tern                    30/08/97         Cley                            Norfolk

    361     Surf Scoter                       27/09/97         Scarborough                Yorkshire

    362     Pied Wheatear                   25/10/97         Spurn                         Yorkshire

    1998

    363     Slate-coloured Junco          24/01/98         Chester                  Cheshire

    364     Great White Egret              18/04/98         Dorman's Pool           Durham

    365     Tawny Pipit                       31/08/98         Pleinmont                Guernsey

    1999

    366     Capercaillie                        31/05/99         Deeside                     Grampian

    367     Laughing Gull                      02/06/99         Cley Village                 Norfolk

    368     Collared Pratincole               03/06/99         Holme                        Norfolk

    2000

    369     Fan-tailed Warbler              01/01/00         Claire Mare               Guernsey

    370     Little Bittern                      31/05/00         Reservoir                  Guernsey

    2002

    371     Lesser Sandplover              12/05/02         Rimac                   Lincolnshire

    2003

    372     Bonaparte’s Gull                  10/05/03         Hickling                 Norfolk

    2004

    373     Blyth’s Reed Warbler            14/10/04         Pleinmont                 Guernsey

    374     Sacred Ibis                        28/12/04         Rue des Bergers         Guernsey

    2005

    375     Sora                                24/10/05         St. Mary’s                   Scilly

    376     Long-billed Dowitcher          27/10/05         Drift Res.                   Cornwall

    2006

    377     Short-toed Eagle               10/6/06           Fort le Marchant       Guernsey

    2007

    378     Blyth’s Pipit                       23/10/07         Tresco                        Scilly

    379     Wilson’s Snipe                    23/10/07         St. Mary’s                   Scilly

    380     Rose-breasted Grosbeak      24/10/07         St. Agnes                    Scilly

    2009

    381     Black-headed Bunting          26/5/09           Jerbourg                    Guernsey

    2010

    382     Pacific Diver                     4/1/10             Grandes Havres           Guernsey

    383     Bee-eater                        21/5/10            St. Etienne                Guernsey

    384     Black Stork                       20/8/10           St. Etienne                Guernsey

    385     Green Heron                      29/10/10         Heligan                      Cornwall

    2011

    386     Citrine Wagtail                   24/4/11           East Runton                Norfolk

    387     Olive-backed Pipit              18/10/11          Grand Pre                   Guernsey

    2012

    388     Red-rumped Swallow         4/4/12              L'Eree                       Guernsey

     

    2013

    390     Semipalmated Plover          19/10/13         Hayling Island          Hants

    2015

    391     Little Swift                              30/12/15         Fort Le Crocq            Guernsey

     

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