2018 Cholsey Bird list + (114, latest Merlin)

Bird & other species recorded in Cholsey as at 13th November 2018.

If anyone can add to this annual list, please let me know at cholseywildlife@gmail.com or cholseywildlife@hotmail.co.uk

Birds: 

1. Mute Swan

2. Greylag Goose

3. Canada Goose

4. Egyptian Goose

5. Mallard

6. Common Pochard

7. Teal

8. Red-legged Partridge

9. Grey Partridge

10. Pheasant

11. Great Crested Grebe

12. Little Grebe

13. Cormorant

14. Little Egret

15. Grey Heron

16. Red Kite

17. Buzzard

18. Sparrowhawk

19. Peregrine Falcon

20. Hobby

21. Kestrel

22. Merlin

23. Water Rail

24. Moorhen

25. Coot

26. Oystercatcher

27. Little Ringed Plover

28. Golden Plover

29. Lapwing

30. Green Sandpiper

31. Curlew

32. Common Sandpiper

33. Redshank

34. Woodcock

35. Common Snipe

36. Black-headed Gull

37. Common Gull

38. Herring Gull

39. Great Blackback Gull

40. Lesser Blackback Gull

41. Yellow-legged Gull

42. Common Tern

43. Wood Pigeon

44. Stock Dove

45. Collared Dove

46. Cuckoo

47. Barn Owl

48. Tawny Owl

49. Little Owl

50. Swift

51. Kingfisher

52. Green Woodpecker

53. Great-spotted Woodpecker

54. Skylark

55. Woodlark

56. Swallow

57. Sand Martin

58. House Martin

59. Meadow Pipit

60. Pied Wagtail

61. Grey Wagtail

62. Yellow Wagtail

63. Dunnock

64. Robin

65. Common Redstart

66. Stonechat

67. Whinchat

68. Wheatear

69. Song Thrush

70. Redwing

71. Mistle Thrush

72. Fieldfare

73. Blackbird

74. Ring Ouzel

75. Garden Warbler

76. Blackcap

77. Common Whitethroat

78. Lesser Whitethroat

79. Sedge Warbler

80. Grasshopper Warbler

81. Cetti’s Warbler

82. Reed Warbler

83. Willow Warbler

84. Chiffchaff

85. Goldcrest

86. Wren

87. Spotted Flycatcher

88. Pied Flycatcher

89. Great Tit

90. Blue Tit

91. Coal Tit

92. Long-tailed Tit

93. Nuthatch

94. Treecreeper

95. Magpie

96. Jay

97. Jackdaw

98. Rook

99. Carrion Crow

100. Raven

101. Starling

102. House Sparrow

103. Chaffinch

104. Brambling

105. Redpoll

106. Linnet

107. Goldfinch

108. Greenfinch

109. Siskin

110. Bullfinch

111. Crossbill

112. Reed Bunting

113. Yellowhammer

114. Corn Bunting

Mammals:

1. Hedgehog

2. Mole

3. Water Shrew

4. Short-tailed Vole

5. Grey Squirrel

6. Rabbit

7. Brown Hare

8. Otter

9. Stoat

10. Weasel

11. Fox

12. Badger

13. Noctule

14. Leisler’s Bat

15. Common Pipistrelle

16. Soprano Pipistrelle

17. Roe Deer

18. Muntjac Deer

Reptiles & Amphibians: 

1. Common Toad

2. Slow Worm

3. Grass Snake

4. Common Lizard

5. Smooth Newt

Dragonflies: 

1. Banded Demoiselle

2. Azure Damselfly

3. Common Blue Damselfly

4. Blue-tailed Damselfly

5. Large Red Damselfly

6. White-legged Damselfly

7. Red-eyed Damselfly

8. Common Clubtail

9. Southern Hawker

10. Brown Hawker

11. Blue Emperor

12. Black-tailed Skimmer

13. Four-spot Chaser

14. Broad-bodied Chaser

15. Common Darter (13th Nov late date)

16. Ruddy Darter

Butterflies: 

1. Small Skipper

2. Essex Skipper

3. Large Skipper

4. Dingy Skipper

5. Grizzled Skipper

6. Clouded Yellow

7. Brimstone

8. Large White

9. Small White

10. Green-veined White

11. Orange Tip

12. Green Hairstreak

13. Common Blue

14. Holly Blue

15. Small Copper

16. Small Blue

17. Brown Argus

18. Painted Lady

19. Red Admiral

20. Small Tortoiseshell

21. Comma

22. Peacock (13th Nov)

23. Silver-washed Fritillary

24. Dark Green Fritillary

25. Speckled Wood

26. Marbled White

27. Meadow Brown

28. Ringlet

29. Small Heath

Insects of note:

1. Scarlet Tiger Moth

2. Black Oil Beetle

3. Dark-edged Bee-fly

4. Cockchafer

5. Toadflax Brocade (moth)

Non-native species: 

1. Reeve’s Pheasant

2. Harris Hawk