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Old Wednesday 1st January 2020, 14:32   #26
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Bristol UK: Dipper probably the only potentially notable species not yet mentioned
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Old Wednesday 1st January 2020, 15:22   #27
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Unless I've missed them I can add the following to the UK List from the Spey Valley;

Crested Tit
Goosander
Greenfinch
Greylag Goose
Jackdaw
Lesser Redpoll
Mistle Thrush
Pheasant
Red Grouse
Rook
Whooper Swan
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Old Wednesday 1st January 2020, 15:33   #28
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Birds in our little valley in SW Wales today

Robin
Blackbird
Song Thrush
Blue Tit
Great Tit
Coal Tit
Marsh Tit
Chaffinch
Siskin
Dunnock
Nuthatch
Dipper
Wren
Bullfinch
Grey Wagtail
Grey Heron
Buzzard
Raven
Carrion Crow
Jay
Great Spotted Woodpecker
Long-tailed Tit
Jackdaw
Sparrowhawk
Woodcock

Curiously not a single Wood Pigeon?
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Old Wednesday 1st January 2020, 15:45   #29
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A few more for Team Europe:
Mistle Thrush
Crested Tit
Coal Tit
Magpie
Carrion Crow
Raven
Brambling
Hawfinch
Yellowhammer
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Old Wednesday 1st January 2020, 16:07   #30
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For the UK list (all seen in NE Fife, Scotland). Don't think any of these have been posted yet....

Bar tailed Godwit
Black tailed Godwit
Common Gull
Common Scoter
Crossbill
Curlew
Dunlin
Eider
Fieldfare
Fulmar
Goldfinch
Great Black Backed Gull
Knot
Linnet
Long Tailed Duck
Peregrine
Pied Wagtail
Pintail
Purple Sandpiper
Red Breasted Merganser
Reed Bunting
Ringed Plover
Rock Pipit
Shag
Tree Sparrow
Velvet Scoter
Yellowhammer
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Old Wednesday 1st January 2020, 16:20   #31
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Hi all and Happy New Year:

NOTHING NEW,!

But.......I am not good at identification by song so this is seen only - environs of Stanmore Hall Caravan Park where we are on holiday :) Excellent trip on the Severn Valley Railway yesterday btw!

Crow
Moorhen
Wood pigeon
Robin
Blackbird
Magpie
Blue tit
Song thrush
Gold finch
Great tit
Long tailed tit
Jay
Common buzzard
And..... Tree Creeper (I was so excited - havent seen one for years!!!!)
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Old Wednesday 1st January 2020, 16:22   #32
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Canada calling. I'm sure most of these will be covered by others in North America, but since I seem to be first to log on this morning:
American Goldfinch
Black Capped Chickadee
Hairy Woodpecker
Blue Jay
Red Breasted Nuthatch
White-breasted Nuthatch
Downy Woodpecker
American Crow
Northern Shrike

May be back later, though there's very little around here at the moment! Happy New Year all.
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Old Wednesday 1st January 2020, 16:22   #33
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Old Wednesday 1st January 2020, 16:39   #34
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Best birds seen today which may help with the UK list

Rough legged buzzard
Firecrest
Water pipit
Short eared owl
Water rail
Pintail
Kingfisher

Will check back later once full list starts to be compiled but doubt anything else I saw will help
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Old Wednesday 1st January 2020, 16:47   #35
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A few more for Team Europe:
Mistle Thrush
Crested Tit
Coal Tit
Magpie
Carrion Crow
Raven
Brambling
Hawfinch
Yellowhammer
Nice one Richard! I was surprised not to get Magpie (and Collared Dove!) myself Today.

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Old Wednesday 1st January 2020, 16:54   #36
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My contribution for team Europe, from the coast of Asturias, in Spain:

1. Yellow-legged Gull
2. Rock Dove
3. Eurasian Magpie
4. House Sparrow
5. Lesser Black-backed Gull
6. Little Egret
7. White Wagtail
8. Ruddy Turnstone
9. Common Starling
10. Black-headed Gull
11. Mallard
12. Common Kingfisher
13. Great Cormorant
14. Purple Sandpiper
15. European Shag
16. Mediterranean Gull
17. European Stonechat
18. Black Redstart
19. Song Thrush
20. European Robin
21. Common Blackbird
22. Eurasian Wren
23. Eurasian Blue Tit
24. European Serin
25. Common Chaffinch
26. Western Cattle Egret
27. Meadow Pipit
28. Common Buzzard
29. Spotless Starling
30. Eurasian Collared Dove
31. Common Linnet
32. Great Black-backed Gull
33. Sardinian Warbler
34. Common Chiffchaff
35. Eurasian Blackcap
36. Common Wood Pigeon
37. Carrion Crow
38. Great Tit
39. Eurasian Coot
40. Common Moorhen
41. Tufted Duck
42. Common Pochard
43. Common Firecrest
44. European Goldfinch
45. Grey Wagtail
46. Northern Gannet
47. Northern Raven
48. Zitting Cisticola
49. Common Kestrel
50. European Greenfinch
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Old Wednesday 1st January 2020, 16:59   #37
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A poor offering from Vejer de la frontera, Andalucis, Spain.
Griffon vulture
Blackcap
Redstart
Sardinian warbler
Robin
Goldfinch
House sparrow
Starling
Cattle egret
Kestrel
Tawny owl (heard only)

Happy New Year to all.
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Old Wednesday 1st January 2020, 17:04   #38
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I think these are the only ones I saw that haven't been mentioned for the UK yet:
Cirl Bunting
Kestrel
Great Northern Diver
Black-throated Diver
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Old Wednesday 1st January 2020, 17:08   #39
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I think I can only add two for the UK list,
Little Owl
Red-legged Partridge
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Old Wednesday 1st January 2020, 17:22   #40
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Old Wednesday 1st January 2020, 17:29   #41
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My 61 species around Lufbra area have all been mentioned except

Jack Snipe

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Old Wednesday 1st January 2020, 17:38   #42
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Feral Pigeon (not sure if counts?)
Feral Pigeon is fine as long as it's a Category C bird, i.e. it isn't obviously a racing pigeon with a ring on its leg. If we get both feral pigeon and wild rock dove reported, we'll only count one of them.
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Old Wednesday 1st January 2020, 17:50   #43
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From Finland to team Europe:

1. Mute Swan
2. Whooper Swan
3. Mallard
4. Tufted Duck
5. Goldeneye
6. Smew
7. Goosander
8. Common Pheasant
9. Grey Heron
10. White-tailed Eagle
11. Herring Gull
12. Great Black-backed Gull
13. Collared Dove
14. Feral Pigeon
15. White Wagtail
16. Waxwing
17. Blackbird
18. Fieldfare
19. Goldcrest
20. Crested Tit
21. Willow Tit
22. Coal Tit
23. Blue Tit
24. Great Tit
25. Eurasian Treecreeper
26. Magpie
27. Jackdaw
28. Hooded Crow
29. Great Grey Shrike
30. House Sparrow
31. Tree Sparrow
32. Greenfinch
33. Siskin
34. Goldfinch
35. Common Redpoll
36. Bullfinch
37. Yellowhammer
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Old Wednesday 1st January 2020, 17:55   #44
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A few from The Falkland Islands,

Upland Goose
Kelp Goose
Ruddy-headed Goose
Falkland Steamer-Duck
Crested Duck
Yellow-billed Teal
White-tufted Grebe
Blackish Oystercatcher
Magellanic Oystercatcher
Two-banded Plover
Dolphin Gull
Kelp Gull
South American Tern
Southern Giant-Petrel
Magellanic Cormorant
Black-crowned Night-Heron
Turkey Vulture
Dark-faced Ground-Tyrant
Austral Thrush
House Sparrow
Black-chinned Siskin
Long-tailed Meadowlark
White-bridled Finch

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Old Wednesday 1st January 2020, 18:06   #45
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You guys saved me from writing a long list, especially Tikli.

I saw my todays 19 km biking 27 species, but the only ones I found missing from European list were: Velvet Scoter and Mew Gull.
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Here's the first combined UK list - 124 so far. There will be people still warming up and/or typing so this will grow during the evening:

Bar tailed Godwit
Black tailed Godwit
Blackbird
Black-headed Gull
Black-throated Diver
Blue Tit
Brent Goose
Bullfinch
Buzzard
Canada Goose
Carrion Crow
Cetti's Warbler
Chaffinch
Cirl Bunting
Coal Tit
Collared Dove
Common Gull
Coot
Cormorant
Crested Tit
Crossbill
Curlew
Dipper
Dunlin
Dunnock
Eider
Feral Pigeon
Fieldfare
Firecrest
Fulmar
Gadwall
Garganey
Goldcrest
Goldeneye
Goldfinch
Goosander
Great Black Backed Gull
Great Crested Grebe
Great Grey Shrike
Great Northern Diver
Great Spotted Woodpecker
Great Tit
Great White Egret
Green Woodpecker
Greenfinch
Greenshank
Grey Heron
Grey Wagtail
Greylag Goose
Hen Harrier
Herring Gull
House Sparrow
Jack Snipe
Jackdaw
Jay
Kestrel
Kingfisher
Knot
Lapwing
Lesser Redpoll
Linnet
Little Egret
Little Grebe
Little Owl
Long Tailed Duck
Long-billed Dowitcher
Long-tailed Tit
Magpie
Mallard
Mandarin
Marsh Tit
Mistle Thrush
Moorhen
Mute Swan
Nuthatch
Oystercatcher
Peregrine
Pheasant
Pied Wagtail
Pintail
Pochard
Purple Sandpiper
Raven
Red Breasted Merganser
Red Grouse
Red-Crested Pochard
Red-legged Partridge
Redshank
Redwing
Reed Bunting
Ringed Plover
Robin
Rock Pipit
Rook
Rough legged buzzard
Sanderling
Scaup
Scoter
Shag
Shelduck
Short eared owl
Shoveler
Siskin
Smew
Snipe
Song Thrush
Sparrowhawk
Starling
Stonechat
Tawny Owl
Teal
Tree Sparrow
Treecreeper
Tufted Duck
Turnstone
Velvet Scoter
Water pipit
Water rail
Whooper Swan
Wigeon
Woodcock
Woodpigeon
Wren
Yellowhammer
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Old Wednesday 1st January 2020, 18:07   #47
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I can add the following for team EU:

Slender-billed Gull
Caspian Gull
Common Sandpiper
Spanish Sparrow
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Old Wednesday 1st January 2020, 18:08   #48
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Is there a separate thread for the U.S.? I see nothing from my fellow Americans. I'm just watching the feeders today but I'll get it started I guess. Number 1 is a new yard bird for me and a favorite so nice to see!
White-throated sparrow
Spotted towhee
Black-capped chickadee
Chestnut-backed chickadee
Dark-eyed junco
Golden-crowned sparrow
Song sparrow
Fox sparrow-sooty
Red-breasted nuthatch
Bewick's wren
Northern flicker
Northwestern crow
Ruby-crowned kinglet
Townsend's warbler
Brown creeper
Anna's hummingbird
Bushtit
Mourning dove

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Old Wednesday 1st January 2020, 18:18   #49
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A couple of adds that I missed from my original list and a slight amendment to the main list.

Pink Footed Goose
Slavonian Grebe

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Common Scoter (on list as "Scoter")
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Hadn't realised that nobody had contributed Lesser Black-backed Gull - a couple at Swithland Res.

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