Bird Species

Below is a list of Birds that have been recorded as having occured around all 10 sections of the Emm Brook.

The FOTEB list currently stands at 100 species.

This is not a definitive checklist. The species listed here are those for which we have records on the wildlife database held by FOTEB.

These lists are being constantly updated as new species are identified.

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The"Area Seen" column refers to the 10 sections that the Brook has been split into for monitoring purposes (see Wildlife page).

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COMMON NAME SCIENTIFIC NAME STATUS AREA SEEN FIRST SEEN LAST SEEN PHOTO
Little GrebeTachybaptus ruficollisResident5,9No Photo available
Great crested GrebePodiceps cristatusResident10Great crested Grebe
CormorantPhalacrocorax carboResident4,5Cormorrant
Little EgretEgretta garzettaeResident1,5,7,8Little Egret
Grey HeronArdea cinereaiResident 4,5,9,10Grey Heron
Purple HeronArdea purpureaMigrant10No Photo available
Mute SwanCygnus olorResident5,8Mute Swan
Greylag GooseAnser anserResident5No Photo available
Canda GooseBranta canadensisResident2,5Canada Goose
Mandarin DuckAix galericulataVagrant5Mandarin
Egyptian Goose Alopochen aegyptiacusResident5Egyptian Goose
MallardAnas platyrhynchosResident5Mallard
Tufted DuckAythya fuligulaResident10No Photo available
Red KiteMilvus milvusResident5Red Kite
SparrowhawkCircus pygargusResident5,10Sparrowhawk
BuzzardButeo buteoResident5Buzzard
KestrelFalco tinnunculusResident5Kestrel
PhesantPhasianus colchicusResident10Pheasant
MoorhenGallinula chloropusResident5Moorhen
CootVanessa atlantaResident10No Photo available
LapwingVanellus vanellusResident2,10Lapwing
SnipeGallinago gallinagoResident5,10Snipe
WoodcockPolygonia c-albumResident10No Photo available
Green SandpiperTringa ochropus Resident10No Photo available
Black-headed GullLarus ridibundisResident4,5No Photo available
Common GullLarus canusResident4,10No Photo available
Herring GullLarus argentatusResident4,5No Photo available
Great Black -backed GullLarus marinusResident10No Photo available
Common TernSterna hirundoSummer Visitor5,10No Photo available
Stock DoveColumba oenasResident5,8,10No Photo available
Wood PigeonColumba palumbusResident4,5,9,10Wood Pigeon
Collared doveStreptopelia decaoctoResident4,5No Photo available
Turtle DoveStreptopelia turturSummer Visitor10No Photo available
Ring necked ParakeetPsittacula krameriResident10No Photo available
CuckooCuculus canorus Summer Visitor5,10Cuckoo
Barn OwlTyto albaResident9,10Barn Owl
Little OwlAthene nocutaiResident2,10Little Owl
Tawny Owl Strix alucoResident2,5,10Tawny Owl
NightjarCaprimulgus europaeusSummer Visitor1No Photo available
SwiftApus apusSummer Visitor5,10Swift
KingfisherAlcedo atthisResident5,10Kingfisher
WryneckJynx torquilla Very rare Migrant10No Photo available
Chiffchaff/td>Phylloscopus collybitaSummer Visitor5,8,10No Photo available
Green WoodpeckerPicus verdisResident5Green Woodpecker
Great Spotted WoodpeckerDendrocopus majorResident5,8Great spotted Woodpecker
Lesser Spotted WoodpeckerDendrocopus minorResident10No Photo available
SkylarkAlauda arvensisResident5No Photo available
Sand MartinRiparia ripariaSummer Visitor5,10No Photo available
SwallowHirundo rusticaSummer Visitor4,5,10Swallow
House MartinDelichon urbicaSummer Visitor4,5No Photo available
Meadow PipitAnthus pratensisResident5,10Meadow Pipit
Yellow WagtailMontacilla (flava) flavaSummer Visitor10No Photo available
Grey WagtailMontacilla cinereaResident4,5Grey Wagtail
Pied WagtailMontacilla (alba) yarrelliiResident5Pied Wagtail
WaxwingBombycilla garrulusRare Winter Visitor4,5No Photo available
WrenTroglodytes troglodytesResident5,10Wren
DunnockPrunella modularisResident5,10Dunnock
RobinErithacus rubeculaResident5,8,10Robin
NightingaleLuscinia megarhynchosSummer Visitor10No Photo available
RedstartPhoenicurus phoenicurusSummer Visitor10No Photo available
WhinchatSaxicola rubetraSummer Visitor10No Photo available
StonechatSaxicola torquataResident10Stonechat
BlackbirdTurdus merulaResident2,5,8,10Blackbird
FieldfareTurdus pilarissWinter Visitor5,10Fieldfare
Song ThrushTurdus philomelosResident5,8Song Thrush
RedwingTurdus iliacusWinter Visitor5Redwing
Mistle ThrushTurdus viscivorusResident5Mistle Thrush
Cetti's WarblerCettia cettiResident10No Photo available
Sedge WarblerAcrocephalus schoenobaenus Summer Visitor10No Photo available
Reed WarblerAcrocephalus scirpaSummer Visitor10No Photo available
WhitethroatSylvia communisSummer Visitor8.10Whitethroat
Garden WarblerSylvia borinSummer Visitor5Garden Warbler
Blackcap Sylvia atricapillaSummer Visitor5,8Blackcap
Willow WarblerPhylloscopus trochilusSummer Visitor4,10Willow Warbler
GoldcrestRegulus regulusResident5Goldcrest
Spotted FlycatcherMuscicapa striataPassage Migrant10Spotted Flycatcher
Pied FlycatcherFicedula hypoleucaPassage Migrant5No Photo available
Long tailed TitAegithalos caudatusResident5No Photo available
Coal TitParus aterResident5Coal Tit
Blue TitParus caeruleusResident5,8 Blue Tit
Great TitParus majorResident5,8 Great Tit
NuthatchSitta europaeaResident5Nuthatch
TreecreeperCerthia familiarisResident5Treecreeper
JayGarrulus glandariusResident5 Jay
JackdawCorvus monedulaResident5,10No Photo available
RookCorvus frugilegusResident5,9,10Rook
Carrion CrowCorvus coroneResident5,10No Photo available
House SparrowPasser domesticusResident5House Sparrow
ChaffinchFringilla coelebsResident5,8,10No Photo available
BramblingFringilla montifringillaWinter Visitor5,10Brambling
GreenfinchCarduelis chlorisResident5No Photo available
GoldfinchCarduelis carduelisResident5,8,10No Photo available
SiskinCarduelis spinusWinter Visitor5,10Siskin
LinnetCarduelis cannabinaResident5No Photo available
Lesser RedpollCarduelis flammeaResident5Lesser Redpoll
BullfinchPyrrhula pyrrhulaResident5,10Bullfinch
YellowhammerEmberiza citrinellaResident9No Photo available
Reed BuntingEmberiza schoeniclusResident10No Photo available
Feral PigeonColumba liviaResident5No Photo available