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 alphabetically by Latin name

    Order: Anseriformes
      • Brent Goose  Branta berniclaLundy vagrant
      • Canada Goose  Branta canadensisLundy vagrant
      • Barnacle Goose  Branta leucopsisLundy vagrant
      • Snow Goose  Anser caerulescensBritish vagrant; escape from captivity
      • Greylag Goose  Anser anserLundy vagrant
      • Bean Goose species  Anser fabalis/serrirostrisLundy vagrant
      • Pink-footed Goose  Anser brachyrhynchusLundy vagrant
      • White-fronted Goose  Anser albifronsLundy vagrant
      • Mute Swan  Cygnus olorLundy vagrant
      • Bewick's Swan  Cygnus columbianusLundy vagrant
      • Whooper Swan  Cygnus cygnusLundy vagrant
      • Shelduck  Tadorna tadornaLundy vagrant
      • Ruddy Shelduck  Tadorna ferrugineaBritish vagrant; escape from captivity
      • Garganey  Spatula querquedulaLundy vagrant
      • Shoveler  Spatula clypeataLundy vagrant
      • Gadwall  Mareca streperaLundy vagrant
      • Wigeon  Mareca penelopeUncommon passage migrant and winter visitor
      • Mallard  Anas platyrhynchosResident breeding flock of feral origin
      • Pintail  Anas acutaLundy vagrant
      • Teal  Anas creccaUncommon migrant and winter visitor; has bred recently
      • Green-winged Teal  Anas carolinensisNationally scarce migrant
      • Pochard  Aythya ferinaLundy vagrant
      • Tufted Duck  Aythya fuligulaLundy vagrant
      • Scaup  Aythya marilaLundy vagrant
      • Eider  Somateria mollissimaLundy vagrant
      • Surf Scoter  Melanitta perspicillataNationally scarce migrant
      • Common Scoter  Melanitta nigraUncommon passage visitor
      • Goldeneye  Bucephala clangulaLundy vagrant
      • Smew  Mergellus albellusLundy vagrant
      • Goosander  Mergus merganserLundy vagrant
      • Red-breasted Merganser  Mergus serratorLundy vagrant
      • Ruddy Duck  Oxyura jamaicensisLundy vagrant
    Order: Galliformes Order: Gaviiformes
      • Red-throated Diver  Gavia stellataUncommon passage migrant and winter visitor
      • Black-throated Diver  Gavia arcticaLundy vagrant
      • Great Northern Diver  Gavia immerRegular passage migrant and winter visitor in small numbers
    Order: Procellariiformes
      • Storm Petrel  Hydrobates pelagicusBreeds in small numbers; scarce passage migrant and storm-driven visitor
      • Leach's Petrel  Oceanodroma leucorhoaLundy vagrant
      • Fulmar  Fulmarus glacialisCommon breeder, passage migrant and winter visitor
      • Cory's Shearwater  Calonectris borealisNationally scarce migrant
      • Sooty Shearwater  Ardenna griseusNationally scarce migrant
      • Great Shearwater  Ardenna gravisNationally scarce migrant
      • Manx Shearwater  Puffinus puffinusCommon breeder and passage migrant
      • Balearic Shearwater  Puffinus mauretanicusNationally scarce migrant
      • Barolo Shearwater  Puffinus baroliBritish vagrant
    Order: Podicipediformes
      • Little Grebe  Tachybaptus ruficollisLundy vagrant
      • Red-necked Grebe  Podiceps grisegenaLundy vagrant
      • Great Crested Grebe  Podiceps cristatusLundy vagrant
      • Slavonian Grebe  Podiceps auritusLundy vagrant
      • Black-necked Grebe  Podiceps nigricollisLundy vagrant
    Order: Ciconiiformes Order: Pelecaniformes
      • Glossy Ibis  Plegadis falcinellusNationally scarce migrant
      • Spoonbill  Platalea leucorodiaLundy vagrant
      • Bittern  Botaurus stellarisLundy vagrant
      • Little Bittern  Ixobrychus minutusBritish vagrant
      • Night-heron  Nycticorax nycticoraxNationally scarce migrant
      • Grey Heron  Ardea cinereaUncommon visitor
      • Purple Heron  Ardea purpureaNationally scarce migrant
      • Little Egret  Egretta garzettaUncommon passage migrant
    Order: Suliformes Order: Accipitriformes
      • Osprey  Pandion haliaetusUncommon passage migrant
      • Honey-buzzard  Pernis apivorusLundy vagrant
      • Sparrowhawk  Accipiter nisusCommon spring and autumn migrant; has bred
      • Goshawk  Accipiter gentilisLundy vagrant
      • Marsh Harrier  Circus aeruginosusRare passage migrant
      • Hen Harrier  Circus cyaneusUncommon spring and autumn migrant
      • Montagu's Harrier  Circus pygargusLundy vagrant
      • Red Kite  Milvus milvusLundy vagrant
      • Black Kite  Milvus migransNationally scarce migrant
      • White-tailed Eagle  Haliaeetus albicillaFormerly bred
      • Rough-legged Buzzard  Buteo lagopusLundy vagrant
      • Buzzard  Buteo buteoUncommon but regular visitor
    Order: Gruiformes
      • Water Rail  Rallus aquaticusCommon passage migrant and winter visitor; uncommon breeder
      • Corncrake  Crex crexLundy vagrant
      • Little Crake  Porzana parvaBritish vagrant
      • Baillon's Crake  Porzana pusillaBritish vagrant
      • Spotted Crake  Porzana porzanaLundy vagrant
      • Moorhen  Gallinula chloropusRare visitor; has bred
      • Coot  Fulica atraLundy vagrant
    Order: Charadriiformes
      • Stone-curlew  Burhinus oedicnemusLundy vagrant
      • Oystercatcher  Haematopus ostralegusCommon breeder and passage migrant; fewer in winter
      • Lapwing  Vanellus vanellusUncommon migrant; formerly bred
      • Golden Plover  Pluvialis apricariaCommon spring and autumn migrant; sporadic in winter
      • Grey Plover  Pluvialis squatarolaRare spring and autumn migrant
      • Ringed Plover  Charadrius hiaticulaUncommon spring and autumn migrant
      • Little Ringed Plover  Charadrius dubiusLundy vagrant
      • Dotterel  Charadrius morinellusUncommon spring and autumn migrant
      • Whimbrel  Numenius phaeopusCommon spring migrant; uncommon autumn migrant
      • Curlew  Numenius arquataUncommon spring and autumn migrant; formerly bred
      • Bar-tailed Godwit  Limosa lapponicaRare passage migrant
      • Black-tailed Godwit  Limosa limosaRare passage migrant
      • Turnstone  Arenaria interpresUncommon spring and autumn migrant and winter visitor
      • Knot  Calidris canutusRare spring migrant and uncommon autumn migrant
      • Ruff  Calidris pugnaxRare passage migrant
      • Curlew Sandpiper  Calidris ferrugineaLundy vagrant
      • Temminck's Stint  Calidris temminckiiNationally scarce migrant
      • Sanderling  Calidris albaRare migrant
      • Dunlin  Calidris alpinaCommon spring and autumn migrant in small numbers
      • Purple Sandpiper  Calidris maritimaRare spring and autumn migrant
      • Baird's Sandpiper  Calidris bairdiiBritish vagrant
      • Little Stint  Calidris minutaUncommon autumn migrant
      • Least Sandpiper  Calidris minutillaBritish vagrant
      • White-rumped Sandpiper  Calidris fuscicollisNationally scarce migrant
      • Buff-breasted Sandpiper  Calidris subruficollisNationally scarce migrant
      • Pectoral Sandpiper  Calidris melanotosLundy vagrant
      • Semipalmated Sandpiper  Calidris pusillaBritish vagrant
      • Woodcock  Scolopax rusticolaCommon passage migrant and winter visitor in small numbers
      • Jack Snipe  Lymnocryptes minimusUncommon migrant and winter visitor
      • Snipe  Gallinago gallinagoCommon passage migrant and winter visitor
      • Wilson's Phalarope  Phalaropus tricolorBritish vagrant
      • Red-necked Phalarope  Phalaropus lobatusLundy vagrant
      • Grey Phalarope  Phalaropus fulicariusLundy vagrant
      • Common Sandpiper  Actitis hypoleucosRegular spring and autumn migrant
      • Green Sandpiper  Tringa ochropusRare spring migrant; uncommon autumn migrant
      • Redshank  Tringa totanusUncommon spring and autumn migrant
      • Wood Sandpiper  Tringa glareolaRare passage migrant
      • Spotted Redshank  Tringa erythropusRare passage migrant
      • Greenshank  Tringa nebulariaUncommon spring and autumn migrant
      • Collared Pratincole  Glareola pratincolaBritish vagrant
      • Kittiwake  Rissa tridactylaCommon breeder, passage migrant and winter visitor
      • Sabine's Gull  Xema sabiniLundy vagrant
      • Black-headed Gull  Chroicocephalus ridibundusUncommon passage migrant and winter visitor
      • Little Gull  Hydrocoloeus minutusLundy vagrant
      • Laughing Gull  Leucophaeus atricillaBritish vagrant
      • Mediterranean Gull  Ichthyaetus melanocephalusRare passage migrant and winter visitor
      • Common Gull  Larus canusUncommon passage migrant and winter visitor
      • Great Black-backed Gull  Larus marinusBreeds; present all year
      • Glaucous Gull  Larus hyperboreusLundy vagrant
      • Iceland Gull  Larus glaucoidesLundy vagrant
      • Herring Gull  Larus argentatusCommon breeder; present all year
      • Yellow-legged Gull  Larus michahellisLundy vagrant
      • Lesser Black-backed Gull  Larus fuscusCommon breeder and passage migrant
      • Sandwich Tern  Thalasseus sandvicensisUncommon migrant
      • Little Tern  Sternula albifronsLundy vagrant
      • Bridled Tern  Onychoprion anaethetusBritish vagrant
      • Common Tern  Sterna hirundoUncommon migrant
      • Arctic Tern  Sterna paradisaeaRare passage migrant
      • Black Tern  Chlidonias nigerLundy vagrant
      • Great Skua  Stercorarius skuaUncommon but regular spring and autumn migrant
      • Pomarine Skua  Stercorarius pomarinusLundy vagrant
      • Arctic Skua  Stercorarius parasiticusUncommon but regular passage migrant
      • Long-tailed Skua  Stercorarius longicaudusLundy vagrant
      • Little Auk  Alle alleLundy vagrant
      • Guillemot  Uria aalgeCommon breeder; can occur on breeding ledges from Oct
      • Razorbill  Alca tordaCommon breeder; seen offshore outside breeding season
      • Black Guillemot  Cepphus grylleLundy vagrant
      • Ancient Murrelet  Synthliboramphus antiquusBritish vagrant
      • Puffin  Fratercula arcticaBreeds in growing numbers
    Order: Pterocliformes Order: Columbiformes
      • Rock Dove / Feral Pigeon  Columba liviaCommon visitor
      • Stock Dove  Columba oenasUncommon spring and autumn migrant
      • Woodpigeon  Columba palumbusBreeds in small numbers; irregular passage migrant
      • Turtle Dove  Streptopelia turturRare passage migrant
      • Collared Dove  Streptopelia decaoctoRegular migrant, especially in spring; has bred
    Order: Cuculiformes
      • Great Spotted Cuckoo  Clamator glandariusBritish vagrant
      • Yellow-billed Cuckoo  Coccyzus americanusBritish vagrant
      • Black-billed Cuckoo  Coccyzus erythropthalmusBritish vagrant
      • Cuckoo  Cuculus canorusBreeds irregularly; uncommon passage migrant
    Order: Strigiformes Order: Caprimulgiformes Order: Apodiformes
      • Alpine Swift  Tachymarptis melbaNationally scarce migrant
      • Swift  Apus apusCommon spring and autumn migrant
      • Pallid Swift  Apus pallidusBritish vagrant
    Order: Coraciiformes Order: Bucerotiformes Order: Piciformes
      • Wryneck  Jynx torquillaNationally scarce migrant
      • Great Spotted Woodpecker  Dendrocopos majorRare passage migrant
    Order: Falconiformes
      • Kestrel  Falco tinnunculusCommon visitor; occasional breeder
      • Red-footed Falcon  Falco vespertinusNationally scarce migrant
      • Merlin  Falco columbariusCommon passage migrant and winter visitor in small numbers
      • Hobby  Falco subbuteoUncommon spring and autumn migrant
      • Gyr Falcon  Falco rusticolusBritish vagrant
      • Peregrine  Falco peregrinusBreeds; present all year, though few in winter
    Order: Passeriformes
      • Eastern Phoebe  Sayornis phoebeBritish vagrant
      • Red-backed Shrike  Lanius collurioLundy vagrant
      • Isabelline Shrike  Lanius isabellinusBritish vagrant
      • Lesser Grey Shrike  Lanius minorBritish vagrant
      • Great Grey Shrike  Lanius excubitorNationally scarce migrant and winter visitor
      • Woodchat Shrike  Lanius senatorNationally scarce migrant
      • Red-eyed Vireo  Vireo olivaceusBritish vagrant
      • Golden Oriole  Oriolus oriolusRare spring migrant; very rare autumn migrant
      • Jay  Garrulus glandariusLundy vagrant
      • Magpie  Pica picaLundy vagrant
      • Chough  Pyrrhocorax pyrrhocoraxLundy vagrant; formerly bred
      • Jackdaw  Coloeus monedulaUncommon spring migrant; rare autumn migrant and winter visitor
      • Rook  Corvus frugilegusRare spring migrant; very rare autumn migrant and winter visitor
      • Carrion Crow  Corvus coroneResident breeder
      • Hooded Crow  Corvus cornixLundy vagrant
      • Raven  Corvus coraxResident breeder
      • Waxwing  Bombycilla garrulusLundy vagrant
      • Coal Tit  Periparus aterUncommon autumn migrant; very rare spring migrant; occasional winter visitor
      • Marsh Tit  Poecile palustrisLundy vagrant
      • Willow Tit  Poecile montanaLundy vagrant
      • Blue Tit  Cyanistes caeruleusUncommon autumn migrant; rare spring migrant
      • Great Tit  Parus majorRare spring and autumn migrant
      • Woodlark  Lullula arboreaLundy vagrant
      • Skylark  Alauda arvensisCommon breeder and passage migrant; scarce in midwinter
      • Shore Lark  Eremophila alpestrisLundy vagrant
      • Short-toed Lark  Calandrella brachydactylaNationally scarce migrant
      • Bimaculated Lark  Melanocorypha bimaculataBritish vagrant
      • Sand Martin  Riparia ripariaCommon spring and autumn migrant
      • Swallow  Hirundo rusticaCommon spring and autumn migrant; breeds in very small numbers
      • House Martin  Delichon urbicumCommon spring and autumn migrant; has bred
      • Red-rumped Swallow  Cecropis dauricaNationally scarce migrant
      • Cetti's Warbler  Cettia cettiLundy vagrant
      • Long-tailed Tit  Aegithalos caudatusRare autumn migrant; very rare spring migrant; has overwintered
      • Willow Warbler  Phylloscopus trochilusVery common spring and autumn nmigrant; has bred
      • Chiffchaff  Phylloscopus collybitaVery common spring and autumn migrant; occasional breeder; rare in winter
      • Western Bonelli's Warbler  Phylloscopus bonelliBritish vagrant
      • Eastern Bonelli's Warbler  Phylloscopus orientalisBritish vagrant
      • Wood Warbler  Phylloscopus sibilatrixRare spring and autumn migrant
      • Radde's Warbler  Phylloscopus schwarziBritish vagrant
      • Pallas's Warbler  Phylloscopus proregulusNationally scarce migrant
      • Yellow-browed Warbler  Phylloscopus inornatusNationally scarce migrant
      • Arctic Warbler  Phylloscopus borealisBritish vagrant
      • Greenish Warbler  Phylloscopus trochiloidesBritish vagrant
      • Aquatic Warbler  Acrocephalus paludicolaNationally scarce migrant
      • Sedge Warbler  Acrocephalus schoenobaenusCommon spring and autumn migrant
      • Paddyfield Warbler  Acrocephalus agricolaBritish vagrant
      • Blyth’s Reed Warbler  Acrocephalus dumetorumNationally scarce migrant
      • Reed Warbler  Acrocephalus scirpaceusUncommon spring and autumn migrant
      • Marsh Warbler  Acrocephalus palustrisNationally scarce migrant
      • Booted Warbler  Iduna caligataBritish vagrant
      • Melodious Warbler  Hippolais polyglottaNationally scarce migrant
      • Icterine Warbler  Hippolais icterinaNationally scarce migrant
      • Grasshopper Warbler  Locustella naeviaUncommon spring migrant; rare autumn migrant
      • Blackcap  Sylvia atricapillaVery common spring and autumn migrant; recent breeding record
      • Garden Warbler  Sylvia borinUncommon spring and autumn migrant
      • Barred Warbler  Sylvia nisoriaNationally scarce migrant
      • Lesser Whitethroat  Sylvia currucaRare spring and autumn migrant
      • Whitethroat  Sylvia communisCommon spring and autumm migrant
      • Dartford Warbler  Sylvia undataLundy vagrant
      • Subalpine Warbler  Sylvia cantillansNationally scarce migrant
      • Sardinian Warbler  Sylvia melanocephalaBritish vagrant
      • Rüppell's Warbler  Sylvia ruppeliBritish vagrant
      • Firecrest  Regulus ignicapillaCommon autumn migrant in small numbers; uncommon spring migrant; rare in winter
      • Goldcrest  Regulus regulusVery common autumn migrant; common spring migrant; has bred; scarce in winter
      • Wren  Troglodytes troglodytesCommon breeder, present all year
      • Treecreeper  Certhia familiarisUncommon passage migrant
      • Rose-coloured Starling  Pastor roseusNationally scarce migrant
      • Starling  Sturnus vulgarisResident breeder; common passage migrant and winter visitor
      • White's Thrush  Zoothera aureaBritish vagrant
      • Veery  Catharus fuscescensBritish vagrant
      • Grey-cheeked Thrush  Catharus minimusBritish vagrant
      • Swainson's Thrush  Catharus ustulatusBritish vagrant
      • Ring Ouzel  Turdus torquatusUncommon spring and autumn migrant
      • Blackbird  Turdus merulaBreeds; irregular spring migrant and common late-autumn migrant and winter visitor
      • Fieldfare  Turdus pilarisCommon late-autumn migrant; uncommon spring migrant; irregular in winter
      • Redwing  Turdus iliacusCommon late-autumn migrant and winter visitor; uncommon spring migrant
      • Song Thrush  Turdus philomelosCommon late-autumn migrant and winter visitor; uncommon spring migrant; formerly bred
      • Mistle Thrush  Turdus viscivorusRare spring migrant; uncommon autumn migrant; rare summer and winter visitor
      • American Robin  Turdus migratoriusBritish vagrant
      • Spotted Flycatcher  Muscicapa striataCommon spring and autumn migrant
      • Robin  Erithacus rubeculaCommon breeder, passage migrant and winter visitor
      • Bluethroat  Luscinia svecicaLundy vagrant
      • Thrush Nightingale  Luscinia lusciniaBritish vagrant
      • Nightingale  Luscinia megarhynchosVery rare spring and autmn migrant
      • Red-flanked Bluetail  Tarsiger cyanurusBritish vagrant
      • Pied Flycatcher  Ficedula hypoleucaUncommon spring and autumn migrant
      • Red-breasted Flycatcher  Ficedula parvaNationally scarce migrant
      • Black Redstart  Phoenicurus ochrurosCommon late-autumn migrant; uncommon spring migrant
      • Redstart  Phoenicurus phoenicurusUncommon spring and autumn migrant
      • Whinchat  Saxicola rubetraUncommon spring migrant; common autumn migrant in small numbers
      • Stonechat  Saxicola rubicolaCommon passage migrant; irregular breeder affected by cold winters
      • Wheatear  Oenanthe oenantheBreeds; common spring and autumn migrant
      • Desert Wheatear  Oenanthe desertiBritish vagrant
      • Black-eared Wheatear  Oenanthe hispanicaBritish vagrant
      • Dipper  Cinclus cinclusLundy vagrant
      • House Sparrow  Passer domesticusResident breeder
      • Spanish Sparrow  Passer hispaniolensisBritish vagrant
      • Tree Sparrow  Passer montanusLundy vagrant
      • Alpine Accentor  Prunella collarisBritish vagrant
      • Dunnock  Prunella modularisBreeds in small numbers; present all year; some passage visitors
      • Yellow Wagtail  Motacilla flavaUncommon spring migrant
      • Citrine Wagtail  Motacilla citreolaBritish vagrant
      • Grey Wagtail  Motacilla cinereaUncommon spring migrant; common autumn migrant in small numbers
      • Pied Wagtail  Motacilla albaBreeds; common spring and autumn migrant; rare in winter (White Wagtail an uncommon migrant)
      • Richard's Pipit  Anthus richardiNationally scarce migrant
      • Tawny Pipit  Anthus campestrisNationally scarce migrant
      • Meadow Pipit  Anthus pratensisBreeds; common spring and autumn migrant; scarce in winter
      • Tree Pipit  Anthus trivialisUncommon spring and autumn migrant
      • Olive-backed Pipit  Anthus hodgsoniNationally scarce migrant
      • Red-throated Pipit  Anthus cervinusBritish vagrant
      • Rock Pipit  Anthus petrosusBreeds; present all year
      • Chaffinch  Fringilla coelebsResident breeder; common (sometimes abundant) autumn migrant
      • Brambling  Fringilla montifringillaUncommon spring migrant; regular autumn migrant, usually in small numbers
      • Hawfinch  Coccothraustes coccothraustesRare autumn migrant and very rare spring migrant
      • Bullfinch  Pyrrhula pyrrhulaRare spring migrant and very rare autumn migrant
      • Trumpeter Finch  Bucanetes githagineusBritish vagrant
      • Common Rosefinch  Carpodacus erythrinaNationally scarce migrant
      • Greenfinch  Carduelis chlorisRare spring migrant; uncommon autumn migrant
      • Twite  Linaria flavirostrisLundy vagrant
      • Linnet  Linaria cannabinaBreeds; common spring and autumn migrant; rare in winter
      • Common Redpoll  Acanthis flammeaLundy vagrant
      • Lesser Redpoll  Acanthis cabaretUncommon spring and autumn migrant
      • Crossbill  Loxia curvirostraRare summer and autumn migrant
      • Two-barred Crossbill  Loxia leucopteraBritish vagrant
      • Goldfinch  Carduelis carduelisBreeds in small numbers; common spring and autumn migrant; uncommon in winter
      • Serin  Serinus serinusNationally scarce migrant
      • Siskin  Spinus spinusCommon late-autumn migrant in highly variable numbers; uncommon spring migrant
      • Common Yellowthroat  Geothlypis trichasBritish vagrant
      • Blackpoll Warbler  Setophaga striataBritish vagrant
      • Yellow-rumped Warbler  Setophaga coronataBritish vagrant
      • Bobolink  Dolichonyx oryzivorusBritish vagrant
      • Baltimore Oriole  Icterus galbulaBritish vagrant
      • Corn Bunting  Emberiza calandraLundy vagrant
      • Yellowhammer  Emberiza citrinellaLundy vagrant
      • Ortolan Bunting  Emberiza hortulanaNationally scarce migrant
      • Cirl Bunting  Emberiza cirlusLundy vagrant
      • Little Bunting  Emberiza pusillaNationally scarce migrant
      • Rustic Bunting  Emberiza rusticaBritish vagrant
      • Yellow-breasted Bunting  Emberiza aureolaBritish vagrant
      • Black-headed Bunting  Emberiza melanocephalaBritish vagrant
      • Black-faced Bunting  Emberiza spodocephalaBritish vagrant
      • Reed Bunting  Emberiza schoeniclusRare spring migrant; uncommon autumn migrant
      • Eastern Towhee  Pipilo erythrophthalmusBritish vagrant
      • Lapland Bunting  Calcarius lapponicusUncommon autumn migrant; rare spring migrant
      • Snow Bunting  Plectrophenax nivalisUncommon spring and autumn migrant
      • Rose-breasted Grosbeak  Pheucticus ludovicianusBritish vagrant

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