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Recording and Publishing Data on our Wildlife

  

 

Warblers, Creepers, Wren and Starlings
 

CETTI'S WARBLER
Vagrant and occasional wintering bird

LONG-TAILED TIT Aegithalos caudatus
Common breeding resident. Some irruptive movement in autumn.

GREENISH WARBLER
Vagrant

PALLAS' WARBLER
Vagrant

YELLOW-BROWED WARBLER* Phylloscopus inornatus
Rare autumn passage migrant.

Yellow-browed Warbler

DUSKY WARBLER Phylloscopus fuscatus
Vagrant

WOOD WARBLER Phylloscopus sibilatrix
Uncommon breeder in east and central areas; uncommon passage migrant, mostly in spring.

CHIFFCHAFF Phylloscopus collybita
Common breeder and passage migrant. Uncommon but increasing in winter.

WILLOW WARBLER Phylloscopus trochilus
Abundant breeding bird and double passage migrant.

BLACKCAP Sylvia atricapilla
Abundant breeding bird and common passage migrant; fairly common winter visitor at coastal locations.

GARDEN WARBLER Sylvia borin
Common breeding bird and double passage migrant.

BARRED WARBLER Sylvia nisoria
Vagrant autumn passage migrant.

LESSER WHITETHROAT Sylvia curruca
Uncommon breeding bird. Fairly common double passage migrant.

COMMON WHITETHROAT Sylvia communis
Common breeder, mostly in the west. Common double passage migrant.

DARTFORD WARBLER* Sylvia undata
Vagrant

SUBALPINE WARBLER
Vagrant

SARDINIAN WARBLER
Vagrant

GRASSHOPPER WARBLER Locustella naevia
Uncommon breeding bird and fairly common passage migrant. Scarce on autumn passage.

SAVI'S WARBLER Locustella luscinioides
Vagrant. Leighton Moss held the last two records.

ICTERINE WARBLER
Vagrant

MELONDIOUS WARBLER
Vagrant. One at Oswaldtwistle in May 2008.

AQUATIC WARBLER
Vagrant

SEDGE WARBLER Acrocephalus schoenobaenus
Common breeding bird in the west and double passage migrant.

MARSH WARBLER
Vagrant

REED WARBLER Acrocephalus scirpaceus
Fairly common breeder in suitable habitat in the west, most numerous at Leighton Moss and Marton Mere. Uncommon passage migrant elsewhere.

GREAT REED-WARBLER Acrocephalus arundinaceus
Vagrant

WAXWING Bombycilla garrulus
Uncommon, irruptive winter visitor

WALLCREEPER Tichodroma muraria
Old record.

NUTHATCH Sitta europea
Fairly common and increasing breeding resident.

TREECREEPER Certhia familiaris
Fairly common breeding resident.

WREN Troglodytes troglodytes
Abundant breeding resident, passage migrant and winter visitor

STARLING Sturnus vulgaris
Abundant breeding bird, double passage migrant and winter visitor.

ROSE-COLOURED STARLING Pastor roseus
Vagrant. A few records in 2008.
Rose-coloured Starling

DIPPER Cinclus cinclus
Uncommon breeding resident, mainly in the east

 

Swans to Game Birds

Divers to Herons

Raptors to Rails

Waders

Skuas to Sandgrouse

Pigeons to Swallows

Thrushes to Buntings

Bittern by Tony Disley
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