Birds

There is year round interest for the keen birdwatcher  as we enjoy dozens of species of birds.

Bamff’s large range of birds is clearly linked to the  wide variety of habitats; from field, to wetland, to woodland of various kinds and on to hill pasture and moorland. When more nature corridors are created or expanded, a greater number will find their way here.

But the arrival of the beavers has caused an observed increase in biodiversity – especially the greater presence of insects at beaver pools, which in turn has created rich feeding ground for insectivorous birds.

SEEN AT BAMFF

(N=Normally)

 

Wildfowl

Mute Swan N

Whooper Swan

Canada Goose

Greylag Goose
Pink Footed Goose

Goosander N
Mallard N

Pintail N
Scaup
Shoveler
Teal N
Tufted Duck
Wigeon N

Game Birds

Black Grouse
Red Grouse
Grey Partridge
Red Legged Partridge
Pheasant N
Quail

Grebes

Little Grebe

Cormorants

Cormorant

Herons, Storks etc..

Grey Heron N

Birds of Prey

Buzzard N

Goshawk
Hen Harrier
Kestrel N

Merlin
Osprey
Peregrine Falcon
Red Kite
Sparrowhawk N

Rails & Crakes

Moorhen N
Water Rail

Waders

Common Sandpiper N
Curlew
Golden Plover
Green Sandpiper
Jack Snipe
Lapwing

Oystercatcher
Snipe N
Woodcock N

Gulls

Black Headed Gull
Common Gull

Herring Gull N

Lesser Black Backed Gull

Pigeons & Doves

Collared Dove N
Stock Dove
Turtle Dove
Wood Pigeon N

Cuckoo

Cuckoo N (spr/sum)

Owls

Barn Owl N

Long-Eared Owl N
Short Eared Owl
Tawny Owl N

Swift

Swift (spr/sum)

Woodpeckers

Great Spotted Woodpecker N

Green Woodpecker N

Larks

Skylark

Swallows & Martins

House Martin (spr/sum)
Sand Martin
Swallow (spr/sum)

Pipits & Wagtails

Meadow Pipit N

Grey Wagtail N

Pied Wagtail N
Yellow Wagtail

Wren & Dipper

Dipper N
Wren N

Accentor

Dunnock N

Thrushes & Chats

Blackbird N

Fieldfare N (aut/win)

Mistle Thrush N
Redwing (aut/win)

Song Thrush N
Redstart
Robin N
Stonechat N

Whinchat

Wheatear

Wheatear

Warblers

Blackcap N
Chiffchaff N
Garden Warbler
Goldcrest N
Whitethroat
Willow Warbler N

Flycatchers

Spotted Flycatcher N

Tits

Blue Tit N
Coal Tit N
Great Tit N
Long Tailed Tit N
Marsh Tit

Nuthatches & Creepers

Treecreeper

CrowsN

Carrion Crow N

Hooded Crow
Jay N
Magpie
Jackdaw N

Raven N
Rook N

Starlings

Starling N

Sparrows

House Sparrow N
Tree Sparrow

Finches

Brambling (aut/win)

Bullfinch N

Chaffinch N

Crossbill
Goldfinch N
Greenfinch N
Linnet
Redpoll
Siskin N

Buntings

Reed Bunting N
Yellowhammer N