2009 house list

I kept a house yearlist in 2009 – the usual fairly relaxed rules applied, so birds needed to be seen either on or from the house and croft.

I only bothered to date the vaguely notables.

Robin (1 January)

Whooper Swan

Goldeneye

Mallard

Wigeon

Common Gull

Herring Gull

Great Black-backed Gull

Black-headed Gull

Raven

Hooded Crow

Merlin (1 January)

Blackbird

House Sparrow

Lapwing

Shag

Gannet

Great Northern Diver

Red-throated Diver

Oystercatcher

Redshank

Snipe

Golden Plover

Turnstone

Curlew

Redwing

Fieldfare

Starling

Rock Dove

Water Rail (11 February)

Cormorant

Rock Pipit

Twite

Greylag Goose (15 February)

Fulmar

Kittiwake

Wren

Skylark

Guillemot

Black Guillemot

Ringed Plover

Woodpigeon (29 March)

Brambling (4 April)

Meadow Pipit

Goldcrest (8 April)

Red-breasted Merganser

Stock Dove (11 April)

Willow Warbler

Chiffchaff

Purple Sandpiper

Wheatear

Collared Dove (26 April)

Swallow

Carrion Crow (6 May)

Whimbrel

Arctic Tern

Lesser Black-backed Gull

Great Skua

Short-eared Owl (12 May)

Eider

Razorbill

Common Tern

Dunlin

Black Redstart (15 May)

Whitethroat

Lesser Whitethroat

Spotted Flycatcher

Whinchat

Bluethroat (16 May)

Knot

House Martin

Common Sandpiper (17 May)

Dotterel (17 May)

Garden Warbler

Puffin

Tree Pipit (20 May)

Pied Flycatcher (20 May)

Long-eared Owl (24 May)

Grey Heron (25 May)

Crossbill (8 July)

Greenshank (21 July)

Ruff (6 August)

Tufted Duck (6 August)

Storm Petrel (8 August)

Peregrine (12 August)

Teal (20 August)

Icterine Warbler (23 August)

Black-tailed Godwit (24 August)

Swift (27 August)

Blackcap (5 September)

Pied (White) Wagtail (13 September)

Buff-breasted Sandpiper (17 September)

Pink-footed Goose (24 September)

Chaffinch (29 September)

Pechora Pipit (2 October)

Red Grouse (3 October)

Snow Bunting (6 October)

Common Redpoll (7 October)

Yellow-browed Warbler (7 October)

Song Thrush (10 October)

Woodlark (10 October)

Little Bunting (24 October)

Jack Snipe (31 October)

Woodcock (31 October)

Jackdaw (28 December)

Final total : 105 species

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2 Responses

  1. Looking better for the ton over the last few days. Good vibes heading your way for the last four.

  2. Thanks Lyn! After last week’s bizarre events, I have no doubt whatsoever of your witchy powers in regard delivering the ton. 😉

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