Rainham list 2010Edit
Little Grebe, Great Crested Grebe, Black-necked Grebe, Slavonian Grebe, Manx Shearwater, Gannet, Cormorant, Bittern, Grey Heron, Great White Egret, Spoonbill, Little Egret, Cattle Egret, Mute Swan, Whooper Swan, Bewick's Swan, Tundra Bean Goose, Pink-footed Goose, White-fronted Goose, Greylag Goose, [Barnacle Goose], Brent Goose, Canada Goose, Egyptian Goose, Shelduck, [Ruddy Shelduck], Wigeon, Gadwall, Teal, Mallard, Pintail, Garganey, Shoveler, Pochard, Tufted Duck, Scaup, Ruddy Duck, Common Scoter, Goldeneye, Eider, Smew, Red-breasted Merganser, Goosander, Osprey, Red Kite, Marsh Harrier, Hen Harrier, Montagu's Harrier, Goshawk, Sparrowhawk, Buzzard, Honey Buzzard, Kestrel, Merlin, Hobby, Red-footed Falcon, Peregrine, Red-legged Partridge, Pheasant, Quail, Water Rail, Moorhen, Coot, Oystercatcher, Black-winged Stilt, Avocet, Lapwing, WHITE-TAILED PLOVER, Golden Plover, Grey Plover, Ringed Plover, Little-ringed Plover, Black-tailed Godwit, Bar-tailed Godwit, Whimbrel, Curlew, Spotted Redshank, Redshank, Greenshank, Green Sandpiper, Wood Sandpiper, Common Sandpiper, Turnstone, Woodcock, Snipe, Jack Snipe, Knot, Little Stint, Sanderling, Dunlin, Curlew Sandpiper, Ruff, Great Skua, Pomarine Skua, Arctic Skua, Common Gull, Herring Gull, Caspian Gull, Yellow-legged Gull, Lesser Black-backed Gull, Great Black-backed Gull, Glaucous Gull, Iceland Gull, Mediterranean Gull, Black-headed Gull, Kittiwake, Little Gull, Sandwich Tern, Arctic Tern, Common Tern, Little Tern, Black Tern, White-winged Black Tern, Feral Pigeon, Stock Dove, Wood Pigeon, Collared Dove, Turtle Dove, Ring-necked Parakeet, Cuckoo, Barn Owl, Tawny Owl, Little Owl, Long-eared Owl, Short-eared Owl, Swift, Alpine Swift, Kingfisher, Hoopoe, Great Spotted Woodpecker, Green Woodpecker, Waxwing, Woodlark, Sky Lark, Sand Martin, Swallow, Red-rumped Swallow, House Martin, Yellow Wagtail, Grey Wagtail, Pied Wagtail, Meadow Pipit, Tree Pipit, Water Pipit, Rock Pipit, Wren, Dunnock, Robin, Nightingale, Bluethroat, Redstart, Black Redstart, Stonechat, Whinchat, Wheatear, Ring Ouzel, Blackbird, Fieldfare, Redwing, Song Thrush, Mistle Thrush, Bearded Tit, Cetti's Warbler, Grasshopper Warbler, Sedge Warbler, Reed Warbler, Blackcap, Garden Warbler, Lesser Whitethroat, Whitethroat, Willow Warbler, Chiffchaff, Goldcrest, Firecrest, Long-tailed Tit, Penduline Tit, Coal Tit, Marsh Tit, Great Tit, Blue Tit, Spotted Flycatcher, Corn Bunting, Yellowhammer, Reed Bunting, Lapland Bunting, Snow Bunting, Ortolan Bunting, Chaffinch, Brambling, Serin, Greenfinch, Goldfinch, Crossbill, Siskin, Lesser Redpoll, Linnet, Bullfinch, House Sparrow, Tree Sparrow, Starling, Jay, Magpie, Jackdaw, Rook, Carrion Crow, Raven.
Total = 209 NB includes Barnacle Goose & Ruddy Shelduck
(two species missing, not sure what they are...JL)
Bold = my view of a good bird in a London context, feel free to amend (JL)