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Old Wednesday 20th June 2018, 22:32   #1
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Rylirk's World List

Fancied doing a World list for the site! Birds are in order of first sighting where appropriate, and are listed by date and location.

Time Immemorial

Birds for which I do not remember the year in which I first saw them: basically, all common birds in the Southeast of England. Listed Alphabetically; specific locations given when known.

1. Barn Swallow
2. Black-Headed Gull
3. Canada Goose
4. Carrion Crow
5. Common Blackbird
6. Common Buzzard
7. Common Chaffinch
8. Common House Martin
9. Common Kestrel
10. Common Kingfisher - Eynsford, UK
11. Common Moorhen
12. Common Pheasant - Ardingly, UK
13. Common Starling
14. Common Swift
15. Common Wood Pigeon
16. Dunnock - Crawley, UK
17. Eurasian Blue Tit
18. Eurasian Collared Dove
19. Eurasian Coot
20. Eurasian Jay - Crawley, UK
21. Eurasian Magpie
22. Eurasian Nuthatch - Crawley, UK
23. Eurasian Wren - Amberley, UK
24. European Goldfinch
25. European Green Woodpecker - Sevenoaks, UK
26. European Herring Gull
27. European Robin
28. Goldcrest - Crawley, UK
29. Great Cormorant
30. Great Spotted Woodpecker - Crawley, UK
31. Great Tit
32. Grey Heron
33. Greylag Goose
34. House Sparrow
35. Long-Tailed Tit - Crawley, UK
36. Mallard
37. Mute Swan
38. Red Kite
39. Redwing - Crawley, UK
40. Rock Dove
41. Rook
42. Song Thrush
43. Western Jackdaw
44. White Wagtail

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I have four species tagged to 2005; the first time I visited my family in Pennsylvania. Although I had previously visited family in Georgia (USA), I have no evidence of what birds I may have seen during that time. All birds listed as 'USA' and listed alphabetically.

45. American Crow
46. American Robin
47. Northern Cardinal
48. Red-Winged Blackbird

2006

49. Hooded Crow - Rome, Italy - 7/4
50. Yellow-Legged Gull - Vatican City, Vatican City - 8/4
51. Ring-Billed Gull - Niagara Falls, ON, Canada - 28/7

2007

52. Western Cattle Egret - Aswan, Egypt - 12/4
53. Turkey Vulture - Newtown, PA, USA - ?/8

2008

54. Whooper Swan - Reykjavik, Iceland - 8/4
55. Common Eider - Reykjavik, Iceland - 8/4
56. Northern Fulmar - Reykjavik, Iceland - 9/4
57. Alpine Swift - Dubrovnik, Croatia - 10/7

2009

58. Oriental Magpie - Beijing, China - 4/4
59. Azure-Winged Magpie - Beijing, China - 4/4
60. Eurasian Tree Sparrow - Suzhou, China - 10/4
61. Mandarin Duck - Suzhou, China - 10/4
62. Grey Catbird - Green Lane, PA, USA - ?/7
63. Ruby-Throated Hummingbird - Mill Run, PA, USA - 3/8
64. Black and White Warbler - Doylestown, PA, USA - 24/8

2010

65. Coal Tit - Ardingly, UK - ?/?
66. Eurasian Treecreeper - Groombridge, UK - ?/?
67. White Stork - Selcuk, Turkey - 13/4
68. Black Swan - Linoperamata, Crete, Greece - ?/4
69. Great Crested Grebe - Marken, Netherlands - 5/9

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70. Black Kite - Delhi, India - 3/3
71. House Crow - Delhi, India - 3/3
72. Common Myna - Delhi, India - 3/3
73. Indian Grey Hornbill - Delhi, India - 3/3
74. Rose-Ringed Parakeet - Delhi, India - 4/4
75. Spotted Owlet - Delhi, India - 4/4
76. Indian Peafowl - Agra, India - 5/4
77. Eastern Cattle Egret - Agra, India - 5/4
78. Egyptian Vulture - Agra, India - 5/4
79. Rufous Treepie - Agra, India - 5/4
80. Jungle Babbler - Agra, India - 5/4
81. Black-Winged Stilt - Agra, India - 5/4
82. Red-Wattled Lapwing - Fatehpur Sikri, India - 6/4
83. White-Throated Kingfisher - Nimaj, India - 9/4
84. Pheasant-Tailed Jacana - Jodhpur, India - 9/4
85. Little Cormorant - Jodhpur, India - 9/4
86. Laughing Gull - Sea Isle City, NJ, USA - 20/4
87. American Herring Gull - Sea Isle City, NJ, USA - 20/4
88. Sanderling - Sea Isle City, NJ, USA - 21/4
89. Bald Eagle - Yorktown, VA, USA - 19/8
90. Northern Raven - Varatec, Romania - 13/9

2012

91. Purple Sunbird - Fujairah, UAE - 2/1
92. Little Egret - Dubai, UAE - 3/1
93. Slender-Billed Gull - Dubai, UAE - 3/1
94. Laughing Dove - Abu Dhabi, UAE - 4/1
95. Peregrine Falcon - Chichester, UK - ?/6
96. Italian Sparrow - Florence, Italy - 4/7
97. Mediterranean Gull - Venice, Italy - 7/7
98. Mourning Dove - Sellersville, PA, USA - ?/7
99. American Goldfinch - Sellersville, PA, USA - ?/7
100. House Finch - Sellersville, PA, USA - ?/7
101. Fish Crow - Mystic, CT, USA - 2/8
102. Red-Tailed Hawk - Newport, RI, USA - 3/8
103. Western Osprey - Newport, RI, USA - 3/8
104. Cooper's Hawk - Sellersville, PA, USA - 14/8
105. Common Grackle - Doylestown, PA, USA - 19/8
106. Blue Jay - Doylestown, PA, USA - 19/8
107. Downy Woodpecker - Doylestown, PA, USA - 19/8
108. Great Blue Heron - Doylestown, PA, USA - 19/8
109. Lesser Black-Backed Gull - Edinburgh, UK - 10/9
110. Common Murre - South Queensferry, UK - 11/9

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Started keeping a list of non-British birds this year, so non-British records are more complete.

111. Meadow Pipit - Lisbon, Portugal - 18/3
112. Black Redstart - Lisbon, Portugal - 18/3
113. Muscovy Duck - Lisbon, Portugal - 18/3
114. Great Black-Backed Gull - Cascais, Portugal - 19/3
115. White-Spectacled Bulbul - Tel Aviv, Israel - 12/6
116. Eurasian Hoopoe - Tel Aviv, Israel - 12/6
117. Little Owl - Nazareth, Israel - 14/6
118. Blue Rock Thrush - Jerusalem, Israel - 15/6
119. Blackstart - Ein Gedi, Israel - 16/6
120. Tristram's Starling - Ein Gedi, Israel - 16/6
121. Fan-Tailed Raven - Ein Gedi, Israel - 16/6
122. Palestine Sunbird - Ramat Rachel, Israel - 17/6
123. Black-Capped Chickadee - Doylestown, PA, USA - 21/7
124. Rose-Breasted Grosbeak - Doylestown, PA, USA - 21/7
125. Common Pochard - Munich, Germany - 11/9

2014

126. Grey Wagtail - Southampton, UK
127. Alexandrine Parakeet - Istanbul, Turkey - 30/3
128. European Shag - Istanbul, Turkey - 2/4
129. Red-Crested Pochard - Geneva, Switzerland - 22/6
130. Common Merganser - Geneva, Switzerland - 22/6
131. Alpine Chough - Chamonix, France - 24/6
132. Ruddy Shelduck - Geneva, Switzerland - 25/6
133. Northern Mockingbird - Groton, CT, USA - 2/8
134. Spanish Sparrow - Floriana, Malta - 11/12

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135. Mistle Thrush - Crawley, UK
136. Great-Tailed Grackle - Cancun, Mexico - 15/4
137. Social Flycatcher - Cancun, Mexico - 15/4
138. Orange Oriole - Cancun, Mexico - 15/4
139. Hooded Oriole - Cancun, Mexico - 15/4
140. Melodious Blackbird - Cancun, Mexico - 15/4
141. Clay-Colored Thrush - Cancun, Mexico - 15/4
142. Ruddy Ground - Cancun, Mexico - 15/4
143. Yucatan Woodpecker - Cancun, Mexico - 15/4
144. Plain Chacalaca - Cancun, Mexico - 16/4
145. Brown-Crested Flycatcher - Temozon, Mexico - 16/4
146. Black-Cowled Oriole - Ek Balam, Mexico - 16/4
147. Tropical Mockingbird - Ek Balam, Mexico - 16/4
148. White-Winged Dove - Ek Balam, Mexico - 16/4
149. Black Vulture - Valladolid, Mexico - 16/4
150. Boat-Billed Flycatcher - Valladolid, Mexico - 16/4
151. Golden-Fronted Woodpecker - Valladolid, Mexico - 16/4
152. Bronzed Cowbird - Chichen Itza, Mexico - 17/4
153. Cave Swallow - Izamal, Mexico - 17/4
154. Rose-Throated Becard - Uxmal, Mexico - 18/4
155. Great Kiskadee - Uxmal, Mexico - 19/4
156. Yellow-Faced Grassquit - Uxmal, Mexico - 19/4
157. Northern Rough-Winged Swallow - Uxmal, Mexico - 19/4
158. Buff-Bellied Hummingbird - Uxmal, Mexico - 19/4
159. Tennessee Warbler - Uxmal, Mexico - 19/4
160. Turquoise-Browed Motmot - Uxmal, Mexico - 19/4
161. Blue-Grey Tanager - Uxmal, Mexico - 19/4
162. Black-Crowned Tityra - Kabah, Mexico - 20/4
163. Yucatan Jay - Sayil, Mexico - 20/4
164. Grey Hawk - Labna, Mexico - 20/4

The 21st of April 2015 remains my highest lifer count of all time. I don't remember the order, so these are in alphabetical order:

165. American Coot - Celestun, Mexico - 21/4
166. American Flamingo - Celestun, Mexico - 21/4
167. Boat-Billed Heron - Celestun, Mexico - 21/4
168. Brown Pelican - Celestun, Mexico - 21/4
169. Common Black Hawk - Celestun, Mexico - 21/4
170. Double-Crested Cormorant - Celestun, Mexico - 21/4
171. Great Egret - Celestun, Mexico - 21/4
172. Little Blue Heron - Celestun, Mexico - 21/4
173. Magnificent Frigatebird - Celestun, Mexico - 21/4
174. Neotropic Cormorant - Celestun, Mexico - 21/4
175. Royal Tern - Celestun, Mexico - 21/4
176. Rufous-Naped Wood Rail - Celestun, Mexico - 21/4
177. Tricolored Heron - Celestun, Mexico - 21/4

(13 lifers in a day!)

178. Squirrel Cuckoo - Chichen Itza, Mexico - 22/4
179. Common Linnet - Toledo, Spain - 11/6
180. Monk Parakeet - Madrid, Spain - 11/6
181. Iberian Green Woodpecker - Madrid, Spain - 11/6
182. European Serin - Segovia, Spain - 11/6
183. Dunlin - Shoreham-by-Sea, UK - 30/8
184. Brant Goose - Gorey, Jersey - 12/9
185. Eurasian Rock Pipit - St. Helier, Jersey - 12/9
186. Eurasian Oystercatcher - St. Helier, Jersey - 13/9
187. Northern Wheatear - St. Helier, Jersey - 13/9
188. European Greenfinch - La Laguna, Tenerife, Spain - 11/11
189. Atlantic Canary - Santa Cruz, Tenerife, Spain - 15/11
190. Tenerife Blue Chaffinch - Las Canadas, Tenerife, Spain - 18/11
191. Plain Swift - Las Canadas, Tenerife, Spain - 18/11
192. Great Grey Shrike - Izana, Tenerife, Spain

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