Lundy Bird List

This is the definitive list of bird spcies recorded on Lundy. For more detailed information please visit the Birds of Lundy website.

List alphabetically by English nameList in taxonomic order

  • Acanthis cabaret  Lesser RedpollUncommon spring and autumn migrant
  • Acanthis flammea  Common RedpollLundy vagrant
  • Accipiter gentilis  GoshawkLundy vagrant
  • Accipiter nisus  SparrowhawkCommon spring and autumn migrant; has bred
  • Acrocephalus agricola  Paddyfield WarblerBritish vagrant
  • Acrocephalus dumetorum  Blyth’s Reed WarblerNationally scarce migrant
  • Acrocephalus paludicola  Aquatic WarblerNationally scarce migrant
  • Acrocephalus palustris  Marsh WarblerNationally scarce migrant
  • Acrocephalus schoenobaenus  Sedge WarblerCommon spring and autumn migrant
  • Acrocephalus scirpaceus  Reed WarblerUncommon spring and autumn migrant
  • Actitis hypoleucos  Common SandpiperRegular spring and autumn migrant
  • Aegithalos caudatus  Long-tailed TitRare autumn migrant; very rare spring migrant; has overwintered
  • Alauda arvensis  SkylarkCommon breeder and passage migrant; scarce in midwinter
  • Alca torda  RazorbillCommon breeder; seen offshore outside breeding season
  • Alcedo atthis  KingfisherLundy vagrant
  • Alle alle  Little AukLundy vagrant
  • Anas acuta  PintailLundy vagrant
  • Anas carolinensis  Green-winged TealNationally scarce migrant
  • Anas crecca  TealUncommon migrant and winter visitor; has bred recently
  • Anas platyrhynchos  MallardResident breeding flock of feral origin
  • Anser albifrons  White-fronted GooseLundy vagrant
  • Anser anser  Greylag GooseLundy vagrant
  • Anser brachyrhynchus  Pink-footed GooseLundy vagrant
  • Anser caerulescens  Snow GooseBritish vagrant; escape from captivity
  • Anser fabalis/serrirostris  Bean Goose speciesLundy vagrant
  • Anthus campestris  Tawny PipitNationally scarce migrant
  • Anthus cervinus  Red-throated PipitBritish vagrant
  • Anthus hodgsoni  Olive-backed PipitNationally scarce migrant
  • Anthus petrosus  Rock PipitBreeds; present all year
  • Anthus pratensis  Meadow PipitBreeds; common spring and autumn migrant; scarce in winter
  • Anthus richardi  Richard's PipitNationally scarce migrant
  • Anthus trivialis  Tree PipitUncommon spring and autumn migrant
  • Apus apus  SwiftCommon spring and autumn migrant
  • Apus pallidus  Pallid SwiftBritish vagrant
  • Ardea cinerea  Grey HeronUncommon visitor
  • Ardea purpurea  Purple HeronNationally scarce migrant
  • Ardenna gravis  Great ShearwaterNationally scarce migrant
  • Ardenna griseus  Sooty ShearwaterNationally scarce migrant
  • Arenaria interpres  TurnstoneUncommon spring and autumn migrant and winter visitor
  • Asio flammeus  Short-eared OwlUncommon spring and autumn migrant
  • Asio otus  Long-eared OwlRare spring and autumn migrant
  • Athene noctua  Little OwlLundy vagrant
  • Aythya ferina  PochardLundy vagrant
  • Aythya fuligula  Tufted DuckLundy vagrant
  • Aythya marila  ScaupLundy vagrant
  • Bombycilla garrulus  WaxwingLundy vagrant
  • Botaurus stellaris  BitternLundy vagrant
  • Branta bernicla  Brent GooseLundy vagrant
  • Branta canadensis  Canada GooseLundy vagrant
  • Branta leucopsis  Barnacle GooseLundy vagrant
  • Bucanetes githagineus  Trumpeter FinchBritish vagrant
  • Bucephala clangula  GoldeneyeLundy vagrant
  • Burhinus oedicnemus  Stone-curlewLundy vagrant
  • Buteo buteo  BuzzardUncommon but regular visitor
  • Buteo lagopus  Rough-legged BuzzardLundy vagrant
  • Calandrella brachydactyla  Short-toed LarkNationally scarce migrant
  • Calcarius lapponicus  Lapland BuntingUncommon autumn migrant; rare spring migrant
  • Calidris alba  SanderlingRare migrant
  • Calidris alpina  DunlinCommon spring and autumn migrant in small numbers
  • Calidris bairdii  Baird's SandpiperBritish vagrant
  • Calidris canutus  KnotRare spring migrant and uncommon autumn migrant
  • Calidris ferruginea  Curlew SandpiperLundy vagrant
  • Calidris fuscicollis  White-rumped SandpiperNationally scarce migrant
  • Calidris maritima  Purple SandpiperRare spring and autumn migrant
  • Calidris melanotos  Pectoral SandpiperLundy vagrant
  • Calidris minuta  Little StintUncommon autumn migrant
  • Calidris minutilla  Least SandpiperBritish vagrant
  • Calidris pugnax  RuffRare passage migrant
  • Calidris pusilla  Semipalmated SandpiperBritish vagrant
  • Calidris subruficollis  Buff-breasted SandpiperNationally scarce migrant
  • Calidris temminckii  Temminck's StintNationally scarce migrant
  • Calonectris borealis  Cory's ShearwaterNationally scarce migrant
  • Caprimulgus europaeus  NightjarLundy vagrant
  • Carduelis carduelis  GoldfinchBreeds in small numbers; common spring and autumn migrant; uncommon in winter
  • Carduelis chloris  GreenfinchRare spring migrant; uncommon autumn migrant
  • Carpodacus erythrina  Common RosefinchNationally scarce migrant
  • Catharus fuscescens  VeeryBritish vagrant
  • Catharus minimus  Grey-cheeked ThrushBritish vagrant
  • Catharus ustulatus  Swainson's ThrushBritish vagrant
  • Cecropis daurica  Red-rumped SwallowNationally scarce migrant
  • Cepphus grylle  Black GuillemotLundy vagrant
  • Certhia familiaris  TreecreeperUncommon passage migrant
  • Cettia cetti  Cetti's WarblerLundy vagrant
  • Charadrius dubius  Little Ringed PloverLundy vagrant
  • Charadrius hiaticula  Ringed PloverUncommon spring and autumn migrant
  • Charadrius morinellus  DotterelUncommon spring and autumn migrant
  • Chlidonias niger  Black TernLundy vagrant
  • Chroicocephalus ridibundus  Black-headed GullUncommon passage migrant and winter visitor
  • Ciconia ciconia  White StorkNationally scarce migrant
  • Cinclus cinclus  DipperLundy vagrant
  • Circus aeruginosus  Marsh HarrierRare passage migrant
  • Circus cyaneus  Hen HarrierUncommon spring and autumn migrant
  • Circus pygargus  Montagu's HarrierLundy vagrant
  • Clamator glandarius  Great Spotted CuckooBritish vagrant
  • Coccothraustes coccothraustes  HawfinchRare autumn migrant and very rare spring migrant
  • Coccyzus americanus  Yellow-billed CuckooBritish vagrant
  • Coccyzus erythropthalmus  Black-billed CuckooBritish vagrant
  • Coloeus monedula  JackdawUncommon spring migrant; rare autumn migrant and winter visitor
  • Columba livia  Rock Dove / Feral PigeonCommon visitor
  • Columba oenas  Stock DoveUncommon spring and autumn migrant
  • Columba palumbus  WoodpigeonBreeds in small numbers; irregular passage migrant
  • Coracias garrulus  RollerBritish vagrant
  • Corvus corax  RavenResident breeder
  • Corvus cornix  Hooded CrowLundy vagrant
  • Corvus corone  Carrion CrowResident breeder
  • Corvus frugilegus  RookRare spring migrant; very rare autumn migrant and winter visitor
  • Coturnix coturnix  QuailRare migrant
  • Crex crex  CorncrakeLundy vagrant
  • Cuculus canorus  CuckooBreeds irregularly; uncommon passage migrant
  • Cyanistes caeruleus  Blue TitUncommon autumn migrant; rare spring migrant
  • Cygnus columbianus  Bewick's SwanLundy vagrant
  • Cygnus cygnus  Whooper SwanLundy vagrant
  • Cygnus olor  Mute SwanLundy vagrant
  • Delichon urbicum  House MartinCommon spring and autumn migrant; has bred
  • Dendrocopos major  Great Spotted WoodpeckerRare passage migrant
  • Dolichonyx oryzivorus  BobolinkBritish vagrant
  • Egretta garzetta  Little EgretUncommon passage migrant
  • Emberiza aureola  Yellow-breasted BuntingBritish vagrant
  • Emberiza calandra  Corn BuntingLundy vagrant
  • Emberiza cirlus  Cirl BuntingLundy vagrant
  • Emberiza citrinella  YellowhammerLundy vagrant
  • Emberiza hortulana  Ortolan BuntingNationally scarce migrant
  • Emberiza melanocephala  Black-headed BuntingBritish vagrant
  • Emberiza pusilla  Little BuntingNationally scarce migrant
  • Emberiza rustica  Rustic BuntingBritish vagrant
  • Emberiza schoeniclus  Reed BuntingRare spring migrant; uncommon autumn migrant
  • Emberiza spodocephala  Black-faced BuntingBritish vagrant
  • Eremophila alpestris  Shore LarkLundy vagrant
  • Erithacus rubecula  RobinCommon breeder, passage migrant and winter visitor
  • Falco columbarius  MerlinCommon passage migrant and winter visitor in small numbers
  • Falco peregrinus  PeregrineBreeds; present all year, though few in winter
  • Falco rusticolus  Gyr FalconBritish vagrant
  • Falco subbuteo  HobbyUncommon spring and autumn migrant
  • Falco tinnunculus  KestrelCommon visitor; occasional breeder
  • Falco vespertinus  Red-footed FalconNationally scarce migrant
  • Ficedula hypoleuca  Pied FlycatcherUncommon spring and autumn migrant
  • Ficedula parva  Red-breasted FlycatcherNationally scarce migrant
  • Fratercula arctica  PuffinBreeds in growing numbers
  • Fringilla coelebs  ChaffinchResident breeder; common (sometimes abundant) autumn migrant
  • Fringilla montifringilla  BramblingUncommon spring migrant; regular autumn migrant, usually in small numbers
  • Fulica atra  CootLundy vagrant
  • Fulmarus glacialis  FulmarCommon breeder, passage migrant and winter visitor
  • Gallinago gallinago  SnipeCommon passage migrant and winter visitor
  • Gallinula chloropus  MoorhenRare visitor; has bred
  • Garrulus glandarius  JayLundy vagrant
  • Gavia arctica  Black-throated DiverLundy vagrant
  • Gavia immer  Great Northern DiverRegular passage migrant and winter visitor in small numbers
  • Gavia stellata  Red-throated DiverUncommon passage migrant and winter visitor
  • Geothlypis trichas  Common YellowthroatBritish vagrant
  • Glareola pratincola  Collared PratincoleBritish vagrant
  • Haematopus ostralegus  OystercatcherCommon breeder and passage migrant; fewer in winter
  • Haliaeetus albicilla  White-tailed EagleFormerly bred
  • Hippolais icterina  Icterine WarblerNationally scarce migrant
  • Hippolais polyglotta  Melodious WarblerNationally scarce migrant
  • Hirundo rustica  SwallowCommon spring and autumn migrant; breeds in very small numbers
  • Hydrobates pelagicus  Storm PetrelBreeds in small numbers; scarce passage migrant and storm-driven visitor
  • Hydrocoloeus minutus  Little GullLundy vagrant
  • Ichthyaetus melanocephalus  Mediterranean GullRare passage migrant and winter visitor
  • Icterus galbula  Baltimore OrioleBritish vagrant
  • Iduna caligata  Booted WarblerBritish vagrant
  • Ixobrychus minutus  Little BitternBritish vagrant
  • Jynx torquilla  WryneckNationally scarce migrant
  • Lanius collurio  Red-backed ShrikeLundy vagrant
  • Lanius excubitor  Great Grey ShrikeNationally scarce migrant and winter visitor
  • Lanius isabellinus  Isabelline ShrikeBritish vagrant
  • Lanius minor  Lesser Grey ShrikeBritish vagrant
  • Lanius senator  Woodchat ShrikeNationally scarce migrant
  • Larus argentatus  Herring GullCommon breeder; present all year
  • Larus canus  Common GullUncommon passage migrant and winter visitor
  • Larus fuscus  Lesser Black-backed GullCommon breeder and passage migrant
  • Larus glaucoides  Iceland GullLundy vagrant
  • Larus hyperboreus  Glaucous GullLundy vagrant
  • Larus marinus  Great Black-backed GullBreeds; present all year
  • Larus michahellis  Yellow-legged GullLundy vagrant
  • Leucophaeus atricilla  Laughing GullBritish vagrant
  • Limosa lapponica  Bar-tailed GodwitRare passage migrant
  • Limosa limosa  Black-tailed GodwitRare passage migrant
  • Linaria cannabina  LinnetBreeds; common spring and autumn migrant; rare in winter
  • Linaria flavirostris  TwiteLundy vagrant
  • Locustella naevia  Grasshopper WarblerUncommon spring migrant; rare autumn migrant
  • Loxia curvirostra  CrossbillRare summer and autumn migrant
  • Loxia leucoptera  Two-barred CrossbillBritish vagrant
  • Lullula arborea  WoodlarkLundy vagrant
  • Luscinia luscinia  Thrush NightingaleBritish vagrant
  • Luscinia megarhynchos  NightingaleVery rare spring and autmn migrant
  • Luscinia svecica  BluethroatLundy vagrant
  • Lymnocryptes minimus  Jack SnipeUncommon migrant and winter visitor
  • Mareca penelope  WigeonUncommon passage migrant and winter visitor
  • Mareca strepera  GadwallLundy vagrant
  • Melanitta nigra  Common ScoterUncommon passage visitor
  • Melanitta perspicillata  Surf ScoterNationally scarce migrant
  • Melanocorypha bimaculata  Bimaculated LarkBritish vagrant
  • Mergellus albellus  SmewLundy vagrant
  • Mergus merganser  GoosanderLundy vagrant
  • Mergus serrator  Red-breasted MerganserLundy vagrant
  • Merops apiaster  Bee-eaterNationally scarce migrant
  • Milvus migrans  Black KiteNationally scarce migrant
  • Milvus milvus  Red KiteLundy vagrant
  • Morus bassanus  GannetCommon offshore from spring to autumn; scarce in winter
  • Motacilla alba  Pied WagtailBreeds; common spring and autumn migrant; rare in winter (White Wagtail an uncommon migrant)
  • Motacilla cinerea  Grey WagtailUncommon spring migrant; common autumn migrant in small numbers
  • Motacilla citreola  Citrine WagtailBritish vagrant
  • Motacilla flava  Yellow WagtailUncommon spring migrant
  • Muscicapa striata  Spotted FlycatcherCommon spring and autumn migrant
  • Numenius arquata  CurlewUncommon spring and autumn migrant; formerly bred
  • Numenius phaeopus  WhimbrelCommon spring migrant; uncommon autumn migrant
  • Nycticorax nycticorax  Night-heronNationally scarce migrant
  • Oceanodroma leucorhoa  Leach's PetrelLundy vagrant
  • Oenanthe deserti  Desert WheatearBritish vagrant
  • Oenanthe hispanica  Black-eared WheatearBritish vagrant
  • Oenanthe oenanthe  WheatearBreeds; common spring and autumn migrant
  • Onychoprion anaethetus  Bridled TernBritish vagrant
  • Oriolus oriolus  Golden OrioleRare spring migrant; very rare autumn migrant
  • Oxyura jamaicensis  Ruddy DuckLundy vagrant
  • Pandion haliaetus  OspreyUncommon passage migrant
  • Parus major  Great TitRare spring and autumn migrant
  • Passer domesticus  House SparrowResident breeder
  • Passer hispaniolensis  Spanish SparrowBritish vagrant
  • Passer montanus  Tree SparrowLundy vagrant
  • Pastor roseus  Rose-coloured StarlingNationally scarce migrant
  • Periparus ater  Coal TitUncommon autumn migrant; very rare spring migrant; occasional winter visitor
  • Pernis apivorus  Honey-buzzardLundy vagrant
  • Phalacrocorax aristotelis  ShagCommon breeder; few in winter
  • Phalacrocorax carbo  CormorantUncommon, but regular, spring and autumn migrant; scarce in winter; formerly bred
  • Phalaropus fulicarius  Grey PhalaropeLundy vagrant
  • Phalaropus lobatus  Red-necked PhalaropeLundy vagrant
  • Phalaropus tricolor  Wilson's PhalaropeBritish vagrant
  • Pheucticus ludovicianus  Rose-breasted GrosbeakBritish vagrant
  • Phoenicurus ochruros  Black RedstartCommon late-autumn migrant; uncommon spring migrant
  • Phoenicurus phoenicurus  RedstartUncommon spring and autumn migrant
  • Phylloscopus bonelli  Western Bonelli's WarblerBritish vagrant
  • Phylloscopus borealis  Arctic WarblerBritish vagrant
  • Phylloscopus collybita  ChiffchaffVery common spring and autumn migrant; occasional breeder; rare in winter
  • Phylloscopus inornatus  Yellow-browed WarblerNationally scarce migrant
  • Phylloscopus orientalis  Eastern Bonelli's WarblerBritish vagrant
  • Phylloscopus proregulus  Pallas's WarblerNationally scarce migrant
  • Phylloscopus schwarzi  Radde's WarblerBritish vagrant
  • Phylloscopus sibilatrix  Wood WarblerRare spring and autumn migrant
  • Phylloscopus trochiloides  Greenish WarblerBritish vagrant
  • Phylloscopus trochilus  Willow WarblerVery common spring and autumn nmigrant; has bred
  • Pica pica  MagpieLundy vagrant
  • Pipilo erythrophthalmus  Eastern TowheeBritish vagrant
  • Platalea leucorodia  SpoonbillLundy vagrant
  • Plectrophenax nivalis  Snow BuntingUncommon spring and autumn migrant
  • Plegadis falcinellus  Glossy IbisNationally scarce migrant
  • Pluvialis apricaria  Golden PloverCommon spring and autumn migrant; sporadic in winter
  • Pluvialis squatarola  Grey PloverRare spring and autumn migrant
  • Podiceps auritus  Slavonian GrebeLundy vagrant
  • Podiceps cristatus  Great Crested GrebeLundy vagrant
  • Podiceps grisegena  Red-necked GrebeLundy vagrant
  • Podiceps nigricollis  Black-necked GrebeLundy vagrant
  • Poecile montana  Willow TitLundy vagrant
  • Poecile palustris  Marsh TitLundy vagrant
  • Porzana parva  Little CrakeBritish vagrant
  • Porzana porzana  Spotted CrakeLundy vagrant
  • Porzana pusilla  Baillon's CrakeBritish vagrant
  • Prunella collaris  Alpine AccentorBritish vagrant
  • Prunella modularis  DunnockBreeds in small numbers; present all year; some passage visitors
  • Puffinus baroli  Barolo ShearwaterBritish vagrant
  • Puffinus mauretanicus  Balearic ShearwaterNationally scarce migrant
  • Puffinus puffinus  Manx ShearwaterCommon breeder and passage migrant
  • Pyrrhocorax pyrrhocorax  ChoughLundy vagrant; formerly bred
  • Pyrrhula pyrrhula  BullfinchRare spring migrant and very rare autumn migrant
  • Rallus aquaticus  Water RailCommon passage migrant and winter visitor; uncommon breeder
  • Regulus ignicapilla  FirecrestCommon autumn migrant in small numbers; uncommon spring migrant; rare in winter
  • Regulus regulus  GoldcrestVery common autumn migrant; common spring migrant; has bred; scarce in winter
  • Riparia riparia  Sand MartinCommon spring and autumn migrant
  • Rissa tridactyla  KittiwakeCommon breeder, passage migrant and winter visitor
  • Saxicola rubetra  WhinchatUncommon spring migrant; common autumn migrant in small numbers
  • Saxicola rubicola  StonechatCommon passage migrant; irregular breeder affected by cold winters
  • Sayornis phoebe  Eastern PhoebeBritish vagrant
  • Scolopax rusticola  WoodcockCommon passage migrant and winter visitor in small numbers
  • Serinus serinus  SerinNationally scarce migrant
  • Setophaga coronata  Yellow-rumped WarblerBritish vagrant
  • Setophaga striata  Blackpoll WarblerBritish vagrant
  • Somateria mollissima  EiderLundy vagrant
  • Spatula clypeata  ShovelerLundy vagrant
  • Spatula querquedula  GarganeyLundy vagrant
  • Spinus spinus  SiskinCommon late-autumn migrant in highly variable numbers; uncommon spring migrant
  • Stercorarius longicaudus  Long-tailed SkuaLundy vagrant
  • Stercorarius parasiticus  Arctic SkuaUncommon but regular passage migrant
  • Stercorarius pomarinus  Pomarine SkuaLundy vagrant
  • Stercorarius skua  Great SkuaUncommon but regular spring and autumn migrant
  • Sterna hirundo  Common TernUncommon migrant
  • Sterna paradisaea  Arctic TernRare passage migrant
  • Sternula albifrons  Little TernLundy vagrant
  • Streptopelia decaocto  Collared DoveRegular migrant, especially in spring; has bred
  • Streptopelia turtur  Turtle DoveRare passage migrant
  • Strix aluco  Tawny OwlLundy vagrant
  • Sturnus vulgaris  StarlingResident breeder; common passage migrant and winter visitor
  • Sylvia atricapilla  BlackcapVery common spring and autumn migrant; recent breeding record
  • Sylvia borin  Garden WarblerUncommon spring and autumn migrant
  • Sylvia cantillans  Subalpine WarblerNationally scarce migrant
  • Sylvia communis  WhitethroatCommon spring and autumm migrant
  • Sylvia curruca  Lesser WhitethroatRare spring and autumn migrant
  • Sylvia melanocephala  Sardinian WarblerBritish vagrant
  • Sylvia nisoria  Barred WarblerNationally scarce migrant
  • Sylvia ruppeli  Rüppell's WarblerBritish vagrant
  • Sylvia undata  Dartford WarblerLundy vagrant
  • Synthliboramphus antiquus  Ancient MurreletBritish vagrant
  • Syrrhaptes paradoxus  Pallas's SandgrouseBritish vagrant
  • Tachybaptus ruficollis  Little GrebeLundy vagrant
  • Tachymarptis melba  Alpine SwiftNationally scarce migrant
  • Tadorna ferruginea  Ruddy ShelduckBritish vagrant; escape from captivity
  • Tadorna tadorna  ShelduckLundy vagrant
  • Tarsiger cyanurus  Red-flanked BluetailBritish vagrant
  • Thalasseus sandvicensis  Sandwich TernUncommon migrant
  • Tringa erythropus  Spotted RedshankRare passage migrant
  • Tringa glareola  Wood SandpiperRare passage migrant
  • Tringa nebularia  GreenshankUncommon spring and autumn migrant
  • Tringa ochropus  Green SandpiperRare spring migrant; uncommon autumn migrant
  • Tringa totanus  RedshankUncommon spring and autumn migrant
  • Troglodytes troglodytes  WrenCommon breeder, present all year
  • Turdus iliacus  RedwingCommon late-autumn migrant and winter visitor; uncommon spring migrant
  • Turdus merula  BlackbirdBreeds; irregular spring migrant and common late-autumn migrant and winter visitor
  • Turdus migratorius  American RobinBritish vagrant
  • Turdus philomelos  Song ThrushCommon late-autumn migrant and winter visitor; uncommon spring migrant; formerly bred
  • Turdus pilaris  FieldfareCommon late-autumn migrant; uncommon spring migrant; irregular in winter
  • Turdus torquatus  Ring OuzelUncommon spring and autumn migrant
  • Turdus viscivorus  Mistle ThrushRare spring migrant; uncommon autumn migrant; rare summer and winter visitor
  • Tyto alba  Barn OwlLundy vagrant
  • Upupa epops  HoopoeNationally scarce migrant
  • Uria aalge  GuillemotCommon breeder; can occur on breeding ledges from Oct
  • Vanellus vanellus  LapwingUncommon migrant; formerly bred
  • Vireo olivaceus  Red-eyed VireoBritish vagrant
  • Xema sabini  Sabine's GullLundy vagrant
  • Zoothera aurea  White's ThrushBritish vagrant

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