FANDOM


Recording Area: RSPB reserve, landfill tip, Ferry Lane area & Thames.

Species Comments Reference
Mute Swan Bred 1969 LBR 1970 (paper)
Bewick's Swan 1st rec 10/03/1968 LBR 1968
Whooper Swan 1st rec 27/01/1963 LBR 1963
Snow Goose
Bean Goose 1st rec 27/01/2007 LBR 2007
Pink-footed Goose 1st rec 18/02/1979 LBR 1979
White-fronted Goose 1st rec 08/02/1963 LBR 1963
Greylag Goose Bred 2000 LBR 2000
Canada Goose 1st rec 1981 LBR 1981 (paper)
Barnacle Goose 1st rec 23/02/1979 LBR 1979
Brent Goose 1st rec 05/01/1979 LBR 1979
Red-breasted Goose
Egyptian Goose 1st rec 26/09/1999 LBR 1999
Common Shelduck Bred 1963 LBR 1970 (paper)
Mandarin Duck 1st rec 27/10/1990 LBR 1990
Eurasian Wigeon 1st rec Feb 1963 LBR 1970 (paper)
Gadwall 1st rec 1970 LBR 1970 (paper)
Common Teal Annual LBR 1970 (paper)
Green-winged Teal 1st rec 27/04/2013 LBR 2013
Mallard Annual LBR 1970 (paper)
Pintail 1st rec 03/12/1967 LBR 1970 (paper)
Garganey 1st rec 14/06/1959 LBR 1959
Blue-winged Teal
Shoveler Annual LBR 1970 (paper)
Red-crested Pochard 1st rec 30/08/2014 LBR 2014
Pochard 1st rec June 1961 LBR 1961
Ring-necked Duck
Ferruginous Duck
Tufted Duck Annual LBR 1970 (paper)
Greater Scaup 1st rec 29/12/1969 LBR 1969
Lesser Scaup
Eider 1st rec 18/11/1984 LBR 1984
King Eider
Long-tailed Duck 1st rec 22/10/1972 LBR 1972
Common Scoter 1st rec 17/01/1987 LBR 1987
Velvet Scoter
Goldeneye 1st rec 1968 LBR 1968
Smew 1st rec 17/01/1987 LBR 1987
Red-breasted Merganser 1st rec Feb 1979 LBR 1981 (paper)
Goosander 1st rec 09/01/1970 LBR 1970 (paper)
Ruddy Duck 1st rec Oct 1990 LBR 1990 (paper)
Black Grouse
Red-legged Partridge 1st rec 1969 LBR 1969
Grey Partridge 1st rec 19/07/1969 LBR 1969
Quail 1st rec 19/07/1969 LBR 1970 (paper)
Pheasant 1st rec 1981 LBR 1981 (paper)
Red-throated Diver 1st rec 10/01/1982 LBR 1982
Black-throated Diver 1st rec 22/02/1985 LBR 1985
Great Northern Diver 1st rec 20/11/2007 LBR 2007
Pied-billed Grebe
Little Grebe Bred 1962 LBR 1970 (paper)
Great Crested Grebe Bred pre-1962 LBR 1970 (paper)
Red-necked Grebe 1st rec March 1979 LBR 1981 (paper)
Slavonian Grebe 1st rec 01/12/1968 LBR 1968
Black-necked Grebe 1st rec 01/10/1969 LBR 1969
Fulmar 1st rec 27/05/1979 LBR 1979
Manx Shearwater 1st rec 29/05/1987 LBR 1987
Balearic Shearwater
Macaronesian Shearwater
European Storm-petrel 1st rec 31/10/1999 LBR 1999
Leach's Storm-petrel 1st rec 17/10/1987 LBR 1987
Gannet 1st rec 04/07/2004 LBR 2004
Cormorant 1st rec August 1962 LBR 1970 (paper)
Shag 1st rec 08/12/1979 LBR 1979
Bittern 1st rec 07/03/2009 LBR 2009
Little Bittern
Night Heron
Squacco Heron
Cattle Egret 1st rec 20/05/2007 LBR 2007
Little Egret 1st rec 25/05/1999 LBR 1999
Great White Egret 1st rec 19/10/2007 LBR 2007
Grey Heron Annual LBR 1970 (paper)
Purple Heron 1st rec 31/05/1975 LBR 1975
Black Stork
White Stork 1st rec 19/03/2006 LBR 2006
Glossy Ibis 1st rec 21/10/2008 LBR 2008
Spoonbill 1st rec 05/10/1961 LBR 1961
Honey Buzzard 1st rec 07/05/2006 LBR 2006
Black Kite 1st rec 23/08/2012 LBR 2012
Red Kite 1st rec 29/04/1981 LBR 1981
White-tailed Eagle
Marsh Harrier 1st rec 27/08/1977 LBR 1977
Hen Harrier 1st rec 14/12/1971 LBR 1971
Montagu's Harrier 1st rec 30/05/1986 LBR 1986
Goshawk
Sparrowhawk 1st rec 09/02/1969 LBR 1970
Common Buzzard 1st rec 03/10/1962 LBR 1970 (paper)
Rough-legged Buzzard 1st rec 18/10/1973 LBR 1973
Golden Eagle
Osprey 1st rec 07/05/1984 LBR 1984
Lesser Kestrel 1st rec 31/07/1974 LBR 1974
Kestrel Annual LBR 1970 (paper)
Red-footed Falcon 1st rec 31/05/1990 LBR 1990
Merlin 1st rec 15/03/1986 LBR 1986
Hobby 1st rec 21/08/1968 LBR 1968
Gyr Falcon
Peregrine Falcon 1st rec 24/04/1962 LBR 1970 (paper)
Water Rail 1st rec 09/02/1969 LBR 1969
Spotted Crake 1st rec 07/09/2007 LBR 2007
Little Crake
Baillon's Crake 1st rec 07/09/2012 LBR 2012
Corncrake
Moorhen 1st rec 1970 LBR 1970 (paper)
Common Coot 1st rec 1970 LBR 1970 (paper)
Common Crane 1st rec 15/05/1982 LBR 1982
Great Bustard
Oystercatcher Annual LBR 1970 (paper)
Black-winged Stilt 1st rec 10/09/1997 LBR 1997
Avocet 1st rec 21/04/1968 LBR 1968
Stone-curlew 1st rec 02/10/1978 LBR 1978
Cream-coloured Courser
Collared Pratincole 1st rec 02/07/2005 LBR 2007
Little Ringed Plover Bred 1969 LBR 1970 (paper)
Ringed Plover 1st rec 11/02/1963 LBR 1963
Killdeer
Kentish Plover 1st rec 01/07/1962 LBR 1962
Dotterel
American Golden Plover
Pacific Golden Plover
Golden Plover 1st rec 22/07/1961 LBR 1961
Grey Plover 1st rec 06/07/1960 LBR 1960
Sociable Plover 1st rec 04/12/2005 LBR 2005
White-tailed Lapwing 1st rec 07/07/2010 LBR 2010
Lapwing Bred 1970 LBR 1970 (paper)
Knot 1st rec 29/07/1962 LBR 1962
Sanderling 1st rec 22/05/1962 LBR 1962
Western Sandpiper 1st rec 21/07/1973 LBR 1973
Little Stint 1st rec 19/09/1960 LBR 1960
Temminck's Stint 1st rec 26/08/1959 LBR 1959
White-rumped Sandpiper
Baird's Sandpiper 1st rec 03/09/1977 LBR 1977
Pectoral Sandpiper 1st rec 30/09/1971 LBR 1971
Sharp-tailed Sandpiper
Curlew Sandpiper 1st rec 13/09/1959 LBR 1959
Purple Sandpiper 1st rec 20/09/1967 LBR 1967
Dunlin Annual LBR 1970 (paper)
Broad-billed Sandpiper
Buff-breasted Sandpiper 1st rec 21/07/1987 LBR 1987
Ruff 1st rec 14/06/1959 LBR 1959
Jack Snipe 1st rec 30/12/1970 LBR 1970
Common Snipe Bred 1960 LBR 1960
Great Snipe
Long-billed Dowitcher
Woodcock Winters LBR 1990 (paper)
Black-tailed Godwit 1st rec 16/08/1960 LBR 1960
Bar-tailed Godwit 1st rec 25/07/1963 LBR 1963
Whimbrel 1st rec 23/04/1957 LBR 1957
Curlew 1st rec 12/02/1963 LBR 1963
Spotted Redshank 1st rec 04/09/1959 LBR 1959
Redshank Bred 1960 LBR 1960
Marsh Sandpiper 1st rec 26/08/1963 LBR 1964
Greenshank 1st rec 10/07/1960 LBR 1960
Lesser Yellowlegs 1st rec 26/08/1998 LBR 1998
Solitary Sandpiper 1st rec 01/09/1974 LBR 1974
Green Sandpiper 1st rec 01/08/1961 LBR 1961
Wood Sandpiper 1st rec 02/08/1959 LBR 1959
Common Sandpiper 1st rec 19/08/1961 LBR 1961
Spotted Sandpiper
Turnstone 1st rec 22/07/1961 LBR 1961
Wilson's Phalarope
Red-necked Phalarope 1st rec 18/06/1978 LBR 1978
Grey Phalarope 1st rec 18/08/1964 LBR 1964
Pomarine Skua 1st rec 01/12/1985 LBR 1985
Arctic Skua 1st rec 16/09/1970 LBR 1970
Long-tailed Skua
Great Skua 1st rec 27/09/1982 LBR 1982
Mediterranean Gull 1st rec 21/05/1977 LBR 1977
Laughing Gull
Franklin's Gull
Little Gull 1st rec 13/08/1963 LBR 1963
Sabine's Gull 1st rec 16/10/1987 LBR 1987
Bonaparte's Gull
Black-headed Gull Annual LBR 1970 (paper)
Ring-billed Gull 1st rec 25/02/1979 LBR 1983
Common Gull Annual LBR 1970 (paper)
Lesser Black-backed Gull Annual LBR 1970 (paper)
Yellow-legged Gull 1st rec 1983 LBR 1983
Caspian Gull 1st rec 05/05/2002 LBR 2002
Herring Gull 1st rec 1981 LBR 1981 (paper)
Iceland Gull 1st rec 24/04/1985 LBR 1985
Glaucous-winged Gull
Glaucous Gull 1st rec 30/01/1969 LBR 1969
Slaty-backed Gull 1st rec 13/01/2011 Birds of London
Great Black-backed Gull Annual LBR 1970 (paper)
Kittiwake 1st rec 12/08/1967 LBR 1967
Sooty Tern
Bridled Tern
Little Tern 1st rec 13/08/1965 LBR 1965
Gull-billed Tern
Caspian Tern
Whiskered Tern
Black Tern 1st rec 21/08/1970 LBR 1970 (paper)
White-winged Black Tern 1st rec 17/08/2010 LBR 2010
Sandwich Tern 1st rec 19/09/1961 LBR 1961
Common Tern Bred 2007 LBR 2007
Roseate Tern 1st rec 22/08/2007 LBR 2007
Arctic Tern 1st rec 07/06/1975 LBR 1981 (paper)
Guillemot 1st rec 10/03/1983 LBR 1983
Razorbill 1st rec 20/02/1996 LBR 1996
Little Auk
Puffin 1st rec 23/09/2009 LBR 2009
Black Guillemot
Pallas's Sandgrouse
Rock Dove Breeds LBR 1990 (paper)
Stock Dove 1st rec 1970 LBR 1970 (paper)
Woodpigeon 1st rec 1970 LBR 1970 (paper)
Collared Dove 1st rec 1970 LBR 1970 (paper)
Turtle Dove Annual LBR 1970 (paper)
Oriental Turtle Dove
Ring-necked Parakeet Annual LBR 1990 (paper)
Cuckoo 1st rec 1970 LBR 1970 (paper)
Yellow-billed Cuckoo
Barn Owl 1st rec 19/07/1968 LBR 1968
Scops Owl
Snowy Owl
Little Owl Annual LBR 1970 (paper)
Tawny Owl
Long-eared Owl 1st rec 1990 LBR 1990 (paper)
Short-eared Owl 1st rec 03/04/1960 LBR 1960
Tengmalm's Owl
Nightjar
Common Nighthawk
Swift 1st rec 1970 LBR 1970 (paper)
Alpine Swift 1st rec 05/04/2010 LBR 2010
Kingfisher 1st rec 1981 LBR 1981 (paper)
Bee-eater 1st rec 11/05/2007 LBR 2007
Roller
Hoopoe 1st rec 14/04/1984 LBR 1984
Wryneck 1st rec 17/09/2008 LBR 2008
Green Woodpecker 1st rec 1990 LBR 1990 (paper)
Great Spotted Woodpecker 1st rec 1990 LBR 1990 (paper)
Lesser Spotted Woodpecker 1st rec 29/08/1987 LBR 1987
Short-toed Lark
Crested Lark
Woodlark 1st rec 14/03/1981 LBR 1981
Skylark 1st rec 1970 LBR 1970 (paper)
Shore Lark 1st rec 07/11/1998 LBR 1998
Sand Martin 1st rec 1970 LBR 1970 (paper)
Swallow 1st rec 1970 LBR 1970 (paper)
House Martin 1st rec 1970 LBR 1970 (paper)
Red-rumped Swallow
Richard's Pipit 1st rec 27/04/2008 LBR 2008
Tawny Pipit
Olive-backed Pipit
Tree Pipit 1st rec 1990 LBR 1990 (paper)
Meadow Pipit Bred 1970 LBR 1970 (paper)
Red-throated Pipit 1st rec 01/05/1982 LBR 1982
Rock Pipit Annual LBR 1970 (paper)
Water Pipit 1st rec Jan 1970 LBR 1970
Buff-bellied Pipit
Yellow Wagtail Bred 1970 LBR 1970 (paper)
Citrine Wagtail
Grey Wagtail Annual LBR 1970 (paper)
Pied Wagtail Bred 1970 LBR 1970 (paper)
Waxwing 1st rec 13/03/2005 LBR 2005
Dipper
Wren 1st rec 1970 LBR 1970 (paper)
Dunnock 1st rec 1970 LBR 1970 (paper)
Alpine Accentor
Robin 1st rec 1970 LBR 1970 (paper)
Nightingale 1st rec 03/07/2005 LBR 2005
Bluethroat 1st rec 26/04/1994 LBR 1994
Black Redstart Bred 1965 LBR 1970 (paper)
Common Redstart 1st rec 1970 LBR 1970 (paper)
Whinchat Bred 1960 LBR 1960
Stonechat Bred 1969 LBR 1969
Northern Wheatear 1st rec 13/06/1969 LBR 1969
Desert Wheatear
Grey-cheeked Thrush
Ring Ouzel 1st rec 1990 LBR 1990 (paper)
Blackbird 1st rec 1970 LBR 1970 (paper)
Naumann's Thrush
Fieldfare 1st rec 1970 LBR 1970 (paper)
Song Thrush 1st rec 1970 LBR 1970 (paper)
Redwing 1st rec 1970 LBR 1970 (paper)
Mistle Thrush 1st rec 1970 LBR 1970 (paper)
American Robin
Cetti's Warbler 1st rec 21/12/2005 LBR 2005
Grasshopper Warbler 1st rec 1970 LBR 1970 (paper)
Savi's Warbler
Aquatic Warbler 1st rec 12/08/1981 LBR 1981
Sedge Warbler Bred 1970 LBR 1970 (paper)
Paddyfield Warbler
Blyth's Reed Warbler
Marsh Warbler 1st rec 19/05/2002 LBR 2002
Reed Warbler Bred 1970 LBR 1970 (paper)
Icterine Warbler
Melodious Warbler
Dartford Warbler 1st rec 26/11/1972 LBR 1972
Subalpine Warbler
Sardinian Warbler
Barred Warbler
Lesser Whitethroat 1st rec 1981 LBR 1981 (paper)
Common Whitethroat 1st rec 1970 LBR 1970 (paper)
Garden Warbler Breeds LBR 2000 (paper)
Blackcap 1st rec 1981 LBR 1981 (paper)
Pallas's Warbler
Yellow-browed Warbler 1st rec 08/10/2008 LBR 2008
Hume's Warbler
Radde's Warbler
Dusky Warbler
Wood Warbler rare, undated LBR 2000 (paper)
Chiffchaff 1st rec 1970 LBR 1970 (paper)
Iberian Chiffchaff
Willow Warbler 1st rec 1970 LBR 1970 (paper)
Goldcrest 1st rec 1981 LBR 1981 (paper)
Firecrest 1st rec 15/10/2004 LBR 2004
Spotted Flycatcher 1st rec 1990 LBR 1990 (paper)
Red-breasted Flycatcher
Pied Flycatcher 1st rec 24/08/2002 LBR 2002
Bearded Tit 1st rec 20/10/1968 LBR 1970 (paper)
Long-tailed Tit 1st rec 1981 LBR 1981 (paper)
Blue Tit 1st rec 1970 LBR 1970 (paper)
Great Tit 1st rec 1970 LBR 1970 (paper)
Crested Tit
Coal Tit 1st rec 02/03/2010 LNHS database
Willow Tit 1st rec March 1986 LBR 1990 (paper)
Marsh Tit 1st rec 23/03/2014 LBR 2014
Nuthatch 1st rec 12/10/2010 LNHS database
Treecreeper 1st rec 03/10/2008 LBR 2008
Short-toed Treecreeper
Penduline Tit 1st rec 29/12/2004 LBR 2004
Golden Oriole 1st rec 10/06/2016 LBC wiki
Isabelline Shrike
Red-backed Shrike 1st rec 21/09/2002 LBR 2002
Brown Shrike
Lesser Grey Shrike
Great Grey Shrike
Woodchat Shrike
Jay 1st rec 1981 LBR 1981 (paper)
Magpie 1st rec 1981 LBR 1981 (paper)
Nutcracker
Jackdaw Annual LBR 1970 (paper)
Rook Annual LBR 1970 (paper)
Carrion Crow Annual LBR 1970 (paper)
Hooded Crow 1st rec 11/12/1938 LBR 1938
Raven 1st rec May 2010 LBR 2010
Starling 1st rec 1970 LBR 1970 (paper)
Rose-coloured Starling
House Sparrow 1st rec 1970 LBR 1970 (paper)
Tree Sparrow 1st rec 1970 LBR 1970 (paper)
Chaffinch Bred 1970 LBR 1970 (paper)
Brambling 1st rec Jan 1969 LBR 1970 (paper)
Serin 1st rec 22/10/2008 LBR 2008
Greenfinch Bred 1970 LBR 1970 (paper)
Goldfinch Bred 1970 LBR 1970 (paper)
Siskin 1st rec 1981 LBR 1981 (paper)
Linnet Bred 1970 LBR 1970 (paper)
Twite 1st rec 06/01/1963 LBR 1963
Lesser Redpoll 1st rec 1981 LBR 1981 (paper)
Mealy Redpoll 1st rec 08/04/2006 LBR 2006
Arctic Redpoll
Two-barred Crossbill
Common Crossbill 1st rec 04/07/2005 LBR 2005
Parrot Crossbill
Common Rosefinch
Pine Grosbeak
Bullfinch 1st rec 1970 LBR 1970 (paper)
Hawfinch 1st rec 30/05/2012 LBR 2012
Lapland Bunting 1st rec 01/01/1986 LBR 1986
Snow Bunting 1st rec 17/11/1963 LBR 1963
Pine Bunting
Yellowhammer 1st rec 1970 LBR 1970 (paper)
Cirl Bunting
Ortolan Bunting 1st rec 30/08/2008 LBR 2008
Rustic Bunting
Little Bunting
Reed Bunting Bred 1970 LBR 1970 (paper)
Black-headed Bunting
Corn Bunting 1st rec 17/05/1952 LBR 1952
TOTAL: 267

ReferencesEdit

Birds of Rainham Marshes, Ken Noble; London Bird Report 1970

Birds of Rainham Marshes - Ten Years On, Mike Dennis; London Bird Report 1981

Birds of Rainham Marshes - Part 3, Mike Dennis; London Bird Report 1990

Birds of Rainham Marshes - Part IV, Mike Dennis; London Bird Report 2000

The Birds of London (2014), Andrew Self

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