• Birds

Gibraltar Bird List

This list gives all the 318 species known to have occurred in Gibraltar, with the exception of those represented only in the fossil record.

The list of birds has been officially adopted by the European Union (for its EU Bird List).The taxonomy follows the HBW and BirdLife International Illustrated Checklist of the Birds of the World volume 1 (del Hoyo & Collar 2014).
The status of each species is summarised briefly. Fuller details are given in "The Birds of Gibraltar" (by J E Cortes, J.C Finlayson, E.F.J Garcia & M.A.J. Mosquera, 1980, The Gibraltar Bookshop) and subsequent GONHS publications. The terms used here, and in the annual Gibraltar Bird Reports, have the following definitions;

Vagrant: Exceptional at any time in southern Iberia (including Gibraltar), e.g. Allen’s Gallinule.

Local Vagrant: Exceptional in Gibraltar but not unusual in southern Spain, e.g. Woodpigeon, Moorhen.

Rare: Seldom recorded in Gibraltar or anywhere in southern Spain, e.g. Alpine Chough and Fieldfare.

Occasional: Seen infrequently and not annually e.g. Rufous Bush Chat.

Regular: Annual in small numbers. e.g. Red-necked Nightjar.

Common: Annual and sometimes numerous, e.g.Black Redstart.

Status Categories (Codes)

The Status Categories (Codes) are those used for the British and other national lists.

  • A Recorded in an apparently natural state at least once since 1st January 1950.
  • B Recorded in an apparently natural state but not since 31st December 1949.
  • C Introduced by man or derived from introduced populations elsewhere.
  • D As A or B but possibly ship-assisted, escaped or released.

Updated with new species and new Scientific names.  (04/03/2021).

Names.
The Gibraltar List follows the classification, sequence and nomenclature employed in the HBW-Birdlife Illustrated Checklist of the Birds of the World, del Hoyo, J. & Collar, N. Eds. Volume 1 (2014) Non-passerines. Volume 2 (2016) Passerines. Lynx Edicions, Barcelona.). This Checklist has been officially adopted as the standard reference by the European Union (for the EU Bird List) and by the Convention on the Conservation of Migratory Species of Wild Animals.The taxonomy in the HBW and BirdLife International Illustrated Checklist of the Birds of the World volume 1 (del Hoyo & Collar 2014) has been officially adopted by the European Union (for its EU Bird List). This follows a similar decision by the Convention on the Conservation of Migratory Species of Wild Animals (in COP 11, November 2014) to adopt it "as the standard reference for bird taxonomy and nomenclature for non-passerine species"

 

Scientific Names English Names Status Code
       
PHASIANIDAE  Pheasants      
Coturnix coturnix Common Quail Occasional:migrant A
Alectoris barbara Barbary Partridge Resident A
       
ANATIDAE  Geese& Ducks      
Anser anser Greylag Goose Local vagrant: migrant A
Somateria mollissima Common Eider Vagrant A
Melanitta nigra Common Scoter Occasional: winter A
Mergus serrator Red-breasted Merganser Local vagrant: winter A
Tadorna tadorna Common Shelduck Local vagrant: migrant A
Aythya fuligula Tufted Duck Local vagrant: winter B
Aythya marila Greater Scaup Local vagrant: winter B
Spatula querquedula Garganey Local vagrant: migrant A
Mareca strepera Gadwall Local vagrant: migrant A
Mareca penelope Eurasian Wigeon Local vagrant: migrant A
Anas platyrhynchos Mallard Local vagrant A
Anas acuta Northern Pintail Local vagrant: migrant A
Anas crecca Common Teal Local vagrant: migrant A
       
PODICIPEDIDAE  Grebes      
Tachybaptus ruficollis Little Grebe Local vagrant A
Podiceps nigricollis Black-necked Grebe Occasional: winter A
       
PHOENICOPTERIDAE  Flamingoes      
Phoenicopterus roseus Greater Flamingo Irregular migrant, usually annual A
       
COLUMBIDAE  Pigeons      
Columba livia Rock Dove Rare (Feral birdscommon.) A
Columba oenas Stock Dove Local vagrant A
Columba palumbus Common Woodpigeon Local vagrant A
Streptopelia turtur European Turtle-dove Regular but scarce migrant A
Streptopelia decaocto Eurasian Collared-Dove Common resident A
       
PTEROCLIDAE  Sandgrouse      
Pterocles alchata Pin-tailed Sandgrouse Local vagrant A
       
CAPRIMULGIDAE  Nightjars      
Caprimulgus ruficollis Red-necked Nightjar Regular migrant A
Caprimulgus europaeus European Nightjar Regular migrant A
       
APODIDAE  Swifts      
Tachymarptis melba Alpine Swift Regular but scarce migrant. Scarce breeder A
Apus caffer White-rumped Swift Local vagrant A
Apus affinis Little Swift Local vagrant A
Apus pallidus Pallid Swift Common migrant &breeder A
Apus apus Common Swift Common migrant &breeder A
       
CUCULIDAE  Cuckoos      
Clamator glandarius Great Spotted Cuckoo Occasional: migrant A
Cuculus canorus Common Cuckoo Occasional: migrant A
       
RALLIDAE  Rails      
Zapornia pusilla Baillon's Crake Local vagrant A
Porphyrio porphyrio Purple Swamphen Local vagrant A
Porphyrio alleni Allen’s Gallinule Vagrant A
Gallinula chloropus Common Moorhen Local vagrant A
Fulica atra Common Coot Formerly in winter B
       
GRUIDAE  Cranes      
Grus grus Common Crane Occasional & irregular migrant A
       
OTIDIDAE  Bustards      
Otis tarda Great Bustard Local vagrant A
       
GAVIIDAE  Divers      
Gavia stellata Red-throated Diver Local vagrant: winter A
Gavia arctica Black-throatedDiver Local vagrant: winter B
Gavia immer Great Northern Diver Local vagrant: winter A
       
HYDROBATIDAE  Northern Storm-Petrels      
Hydrobates pelagicus European Storm-petrel Regular in the Strait but rare onshore A
Hydrobates leucorhous Leach’s Storm-petrel Rare, late autumn & winter A
       
PROCELLARIIDAE  Petrels & Shearwaters      
Daption capense Cape Petrel Vagrant A
Ardenna grisea Sooty Shearwater Rare summer & autumn migrant A
Ardenna gravis Great Shearwater Very rare summer & autumn migrant A
Calonectris diomedea Scopoli’s Shearwater Regular, mainly on passage. A
Calonectris borealis Cory’s Shearwater Common March–October. Most numerous in summer A
Puffinus yelkouan Levantine Shearwater Occasional, mainly in late summer and autumn A
Puffinus mauretanicus Balearic Shearwater All year, esp. summer:migrant A
Puffinus  lherminieri Audubon’s Shearwater Vagrant A
       
CICONIIDAE  Storks      
Ciconia nigra Black Stork Common migrant A
Ciconia ciconia White Stork Common migrant A
       
THRESKIORNITHIDAE  Ibises & Spoonbills      
Platalea leucorodia Eurasian Spoonbill Occasional: migrant A
Plegadis falcinellus Glossy Ibis Occasional: migrant A
       
ARDEIDAE  Herons      
Ixobrychus minutus Common Little Bittern Local vagrant: migrant A
Nycticorax nycticorax Black-crowned Night-heron Occasional: migrant A
Ardeola ralloides Squacco Heron Local vagrant: migrant A
Bubulcus ibis Cattle Egret Occasional: migrant & in winter A
Ardea cinerea Grey Heron Regular: migrant & in winter A
Ardea purpurea Purple Heron Occasional: migrant A
Ardea alba Great White Egret Local vagrant A
Egretta garzetta Little Egret Occasional: migrant & in winter A
       
SULIDAE  Gannets      
Morus bassanus Northern Gannet Present all year, esp. winter & passage A
       
PHALACROCORACIDAE  Cormorants      
Phalacrocorax aristotelis European Shag Resident A
Phalacrocorax carbo Great Cormorant Regular:migrant &winter A
       
BURHINIDAE  Thick-knees      
Burhinus oedicnemus Eurasian Stone-curlew Occasional: migrant A
       
HAEMATOPODIDAE  Oystercatcher      
Haematopus ostralegus Eurasian Oystercatcher Regular: migrant A
       
RECURVIROSTRIDAE  Stilts & Avocets      
Recurvirostra avosetta Pied Avocet Occasional: migrant A
Himantopus himantopus Black-winged Stilt Occasional:migrant A
       
CHARADRIIDAE  Plovers      
Pluvialis squatarola Grey Plover Local vagrant A
Pluvialis apricaria Eurasian Golden Plover Local vagrant A
Charadrius hiaticula Common Ringed Plover Occasional: migrant & winter A
Charadrius alexandrinus Kentish Plover Local vagrant. Has bred A
Vanellus vanellus Northern Lapwing Irregular: in winter A
       
SCOLOPACIDAE  Sandpipers      
Numenius phaeopus Whimbrel Regular migrant & winter A
Numenius arquata Eurasian Curlew Local vagrant A
Limosa lapponica Bar-tailed Godwit Local vagrant A
Limosa limosa Black-tailed Godwit Local vagrant A
Arenaria interpres Turnstone Regular, mainly winter A
Calidris canutus Red Knot Local vagrant A
Calidris ferruginea Curlew Sandpiper Local vagrant A
Calidris alba Sanderling Regular, mainly winter A
Calidris alpina Dunlin Local vagrant A
Calidris maritima Purple Sandpiper Local vagrant A
Calidris minuta Little Stint Local vagrant A
Scolopax rusticola Eurasian Woodcock Occasional: winter A
Gallinago gallinago Common Snipe Local vagrant A
Lymnocryptes minimus Jack Snipe Local vagrant A
Actitis hypoleucos Common Sandpiper Regular migrant. Occasional: winter A
Phalaropus lobatus Red-necked Phalarope Vagrant B
Phalaropus fulicarius Grey Phalarope Rare: migrant & winter A
Tringa ochropus Green Sandpiper Local vagrant A
Tringa totanus Common Redshank Local vagrant A
 Tringa glareola  Wood Sandpiper Local vagrant A
       
GLAREOLIDAE  Pratincoles      
Glareola pratincola Collared Pratincole Local vagrant A
       
LARIDAE  Gulls and terns      
Hydrocoloeus minutus Little Gull Occasional: migrant& winter A
Xema sabini Sabine’s Gull Local vagrant A
Rissa tridactyla Black-legged Kittiwake Occasional:migrant &winter A
Larus genei Slender-billed Gull Local vagrant A
Larus ridibundus Black-headed Gull Common: migrant & winter A
Larus cirrocephalus Grey-headed Gull Vagrant A
Larus atricilla Laughing Gull Vagrant A
Larus melanocephalus Mediterranean Gull Common: migrant & winter A
Larus audouinii Audouin’s Gull Common migrant. Some remain in winter A
Larus delawarensis Ring-billed Gull Vagrant A
Larus canus Mew Gull Local vagrant A
Larus fuscus Lesser Black-backed Gull Regular migrant & winter A
Larus argentatus European Herring Gull Vagrant A
Larus michahellis Yellow-legged Gull Common resident A
Larus glaucoides Iceland Gull Vagrant A
Larus marinus Great Black-backed Gull Local vagrant A
Sternula albifrons Little Tern Occasional: migrant A
Gelochelidon nilotica Common Gull-billed Tern Occasional: migrant A
Hydroprogne caspia Caspian Tern Occasional: migrant A
Chlidonias hybrida Whiskered Tern Local vagrant A
Chlidonias leucopterus White-winged Black Tern Vagrant A
Chlidonias niger Black Tern Irregular migrant A
Sterna dougallii Roseate Tern Local vagrant A
Sterna hirundo Common Tern Irregular migrant A
Sterna paradisaea Arctic Tern Local vagrant A
Thalasseus bengalensis Lesser Crested Tern Occasional: migrant A
Thalasseus sandvicensis Sandwich Tern Common: migrant & winter A
Thalasseus maximus Royal Tern Vagrant A
       
STERCORARIIDAE  Skuas      
Stercorarius parasiticus Arctic Skua Regular: mainly migrant A
Stercorarius pomarinus Pomarine Skua Regular: migrant A
Catharacta skua Great Skua Present all year. Common migrant A
       
ALCIDAE  Auks      
Alle alle Little Auk Vagrant A
Fratercula arctica Atlantic Puffin Common migrant in the Strait but rare inshore. A
Alca torda Razorbill Common: winter & migrant A
Uria aalge Common Guillemot Rare: winter A
       
TYTONIDAE  Barn-Owls      
Tyto alba Common Barn-owl Occasional.  A
       
STRIGIDAE  Owls      
Athene noctua Little Owl Scarce resident A
Otus scops Eurasian Scops-owl Common migrant. Has bred A
Asio otus Northern Long-eared Owl Local vagrant A
Asio flammeus Short-eared Owl Local vagrant A
Strix aluco Tawny Owl Regular: mainly winter A
Bubo bubo Eurasian Eagle-owl Recently re-established resident A
       
PANDIONIDAE  Osprey      
Pandion haliaetus Osprey Regular migrant. Occasional: winter A
       
ACCIPITRIDAE Broad-winged raptors      
Elanus caeruleus Black-winged Kite Local vagrant: migrant A
Pernis apivorus European Honey-buzzard Common migrant A
Gypaetus barbatus Bearded Vulture Vagrant A
Neophron percnopterus Egyptian Vulture Regular migrant A
Circaetus gallicus Short-toed Snake-eagle Common migrant. Occasional: winter A
Gyps rueppelli Rüppell's Vulture Occasional: migrant A
Gyps fulvus Griffon Vulture Common migrant A
Aegypius monachus Eurasian Black Vulture Occasional: migrant A
Clanga pomarina Lesser Spotted Eagle Vagrant A
Clanga clanga Greater Spotted Eagle Vagrant A
Aquila nipalensis Steppe Eagle Vagrant A
Aquila adalberti Spanish Imperial Eagle Local vagrant A
Aquila chrysaetos Golden Eagle Local vagrant A
Aquila fasciata Bonelli’s Eagle Occasional A
Hieraaetus pennatus Booted Eagle Common migrant. Occasional: winter A
Circus aeruginosus Western Marsh-harrier Common migrant A
Circus cyaneus Hen Harrier Regularbut scarce migrant A
Circus macrourus Pallid Harrier Occasional: migrant A
Circus pygargus Montagu’s Harrier Common migrant A
Accipiter nisus Eurasian Sparrowhawk Common migrant A
Accipiter gentilis Northern Goshawk Occasional: migrant A
Milvus milvus Red Kite Occasional: migrant. Formerly annual A
Milvus migrans Black Kite Common migrant A
Buteo buteo Common Buzzard Occasional: migrant& winter. Formerly annual migrant A
Buteo rufinus Long-legged Buzzard Vagrant. Has wintered A
       
UPUPIDAE  Hoopoes      
Upupa epops Common Hoopoe Common migrant A
       
MEROPIDAE  Bee-eaters      
Merops persicus Blue-cheeked Bee-eater Vagrant A
Merops apiaster European Bee-eater Common migrant A
       
CORACIIDAE  Rollers      
Coracias garrulus European Roller Occasional: migrant A
       
ALCEDINIDAE  Kingfishers      
Alcedo atthis Common Kingfisher Regular but scarce migrant & winter. A
       
PICIDAE  Woodpeckers      
Jynx torquilla Eurasian Wryneck Regular but scarce migrant. Occasional: winter A
Picus sharpei Iberian Green Woodpecker Local vagrant A
Dendrocopos major Great Spotted Woodpecker Local vagrant A
       
FALCONIDAE  Falcons      
Falco naumanni Lesser Kestrel Regular migrant. Recently extinct breeder A
Falco tinnunculus Common Kestrel Resident & common migrant A
Falco vespertinus Red-footed Falcon Vagrant A
Falco eleonorae Eleonora’s Falcon Regular but scarce migrant, especially late summer& autumn A
Falco columbarius Merlin Occasional: migrant A
Falco subbuteo Eurasian Hobby Regular but scarce migrant A
Falco biarmicus Lanner Falcon Regular but scarce migrant A
Falco cherrug Saker Falcon Vagrant A
Falco peregrinus Peregrine Falcon Resident. Some migrants occur. A
       
ORIOLIDAE  Orioles      
Oriolus oriolus Eurasian Golden Oriole Regular migrant  A
       
LANIIDAE  Shrikes      
Lanius collurio Red-backed Shrike Vagrant A
Lanius meridionalis Southern Grey Shrike Local vagrant A
Lanius senator Woodchat Shrike Common migrant. Has bred A
Lanius nubicus Masked Shrike Vagrant B
       
CORVIDAE  Crows      
Pyrrhocorax pyrrhocorax Red-billed Chough Local vagrant A
Pyrrhocorax graculus Alpine Chough Vagrant A
Garrulus glandarius Eurasian Jay Local vagrant B
Pica pica Eurasian Magpie Local vagrant A
Cyanopica cooki Iberian Magpie Local vagrant  
Corvus monedula Eurasian Jackdaw Occasional. Has bred A
Corvus albus Pied Crow Vagrant A
Corvus corone Carrion Crow Vagrant A
Corvus corax Common Raven Resident. Has bred A
       
PARIDAE  Tits      
Periparus ater Coal Tit Local vagrant A
Lophophanes cristatus Crested Tit Local vagrant A
Cyanistes caeruleus Eurasian Blue Tit Common resident A
Parus major Great Tit Scarce resident A
       
ALAUDIDAE  Larks      
Alaudala rufescens Lesser Short-toed Lark Local vagrant A
Melanocorypha calandra Calandra Lark Local vagrant A
Calandrella brachydactyla Greater Short-toed Lark Occasional: migrant A
Lullula arborea Woodlark Occasional: migrant A
Alauda arvensis Eurasian Skylark Regular but scarce migrant. Occasional: winter A
Galerida theklae Thekla’s Lark Occasional in winter A
Galerida cristata Crested Lark Occasional in winter A
       
CISTICOLIDAE  Cisticolas and allies      
Cisticola juncidis Zitting Cisticola Regular: migrant & winter. Has bred. A
       
ACROCEPHALIDAE  Reed-warblers      
Iduna opaca Isabelline Warbler Occasional: migrant A
Hippolais polyglotta Melodious Warbler Common migrant A
Hippolais icterina Icterine Warbler Local vagrant A
Acrocephalus schoenobaenus Sedge Warbler Local vagrant A
Acrocephalus dumetorum Blyth’s Reed-warbler Vagrant A
Acrocephalus scirpaceus Common Reed-warbler Common migrant A
Acrocephalus arundinaceus Great Reed-warbler Local vagrant A
Locustella luscinoides Savi’s Warbler Local vagrant A
Locustella naevia Common Grasshopper-warbler Occasional: migrant A
       
HIRUNDINIDAE  Swallows and Martins      
Delichon urbicum Northern House Martin Common migrant. Scarce summer resident A
Cecropis daurica Red-rumped Swallow Common migrant. Has bred. A
Hirundo rustica Barn Swallow Common migrant. Formerly bred. A
Ptyonoprogne rupestris Eurasian Crag Martin Common migrant & winter. Has bred. A
Riparia riparia Collared Sand Martin Regular but scarce migrant A
       
PHYLLOSCOPIDAE  Leaf-warblers      
Phylloscopus bonelli Western Bonelli’s Warbler Common migrant A
Phylloscopus sibilatrix Wood Warbler Occasional: migrant A
Phylloscopus inornatus Yellow-browed Warbler Rare migrant. Has wintered A
Phylloscopus proregulus Pallas’s Leaf-warbler Vagrant A
Phylloscopus fuscatus Dusky Warbler Vagrant A
Phylloscopus trochilus Willow Warbler Common migrant A
Phylloscopus ibericus Iberian Chiffchaff Common migrant A
Phylloscopus collybita Common Chiffchaff Common: migrant & winter A
Phylloscopus tristis Siberian Chiffchaff Vagrant A
Phylloscopus borealis Arctic Warbler Vagrant A
Phylloscopus sindianus Mountain Chiffchaff Vagrant A
       
SCOTOCERCIDAE Bush-warblers       
Cettia cetti Cetti’s Warbler Local vagrant A
       
AEGITHALIDAE  Long-tailed Tits      
Aegithalos caudatus Long-tailed Tit Local vagrant A
       
SYLVIIDAE Old World Warblers      
Sylvia atricapilla Eurasian Blackcap Common: resident, migrant & winter A
Sylvia borin Garden Warbler Common migrant A
Sylvia hortensis Western Orphean Warbler Common migrant A
Sylvia curruca Lesser Whitethroat Vagrant A
Sylvia melanocephala Sardinian Warbler Common resident A
Sylvia cantillans Subalpine Warbler Common migrant A
Sylvia communis Common Whitethroat Common migrant A
Sylvia conspicillata Spectacled Warbler Regular migrant. Has bred A
Sylvia sarda Marmora's Warbler Vagrant A
Sylvia undata Dartford Warbler Regular migrant. Occasional: winter.  A
Sylvia deserticola Tristram’s Warbler Vagrant A
       
       
SITTIDAE  Nuthatches      
Tichodroma muraria Wallcreeper Local vagrant: winter A
       
CERTHIIDAE  Treecreepers      
Certhia brachydactyla Short-toed Treecreeper Occasional: migrant & winter A
       
TROGLODYTIDAE  Wrens      
Troglodytes troglodytes Wren Common resident A
       
STURNIDAE  Starlings      
Sturnus vulgaris Common Starling Common in some winters A
Sturnus unicolor Spotless Starling Common resident A
       
TURDIDAE  Thrushes      
Turdus viscivorus Mistle Thrush Local vagrant A
Turdus philomelos Song Thrush Common: migrant & winter A
Turdus iliacus Redwing Occasional: migrant A
Turdus merula Eurasian Blackbird Common resident A
Turdus pilaris Fieldfare Local vagrant A
Turdus torquatus Ring Ouzel Occasional: migrant A
       
MUSCICAPIDAE Old World Flycatchers and Chats        
Cercotrichas galactotes Rufous-tailed Scrub-robin Occasional: migrant A
Muscicapa striata Spotted Flycatcher Common migrant. Some breed A
Erithacus rubecula Robin Common: migrant & winter. Has bred. A
Cyanecula svecica Bluethroat Occasional: migrant A
Luscinia megarhynchos Common Nightingale Common migrant. Has bred A
Ficedula parva Red-breasted Flycatcher Vagrant A
Ficedula hypoleuca European Pied Flycatcher Common migrant A
Phoenicurus ochruros Black Redstart Common: migrant & winter A
Phoenicurus phoenicurus Common Redstart Common migrant A
Monticola saxatilis Rufous-tailed Rock-thrush Occasional: migrant A
Monticola solitarius Blue Rock-thrush Resident A
Saxicola rubetra Whinchat Common migrant A
Saxicola torquatus Common Stonechat Common: migrant & winter A
Oenanthe oenanthe Northern Wheatear Common migrant A
Oenanthe seebohmi Black-throated Wheatear Vagrant A
Oenanthe deserti Desert Wheatear Vagrant A
Oenanthe hispanica Black-eared Wheatear Common migrant A
Oenanthe leucura Black Wheatear Former resident B
       
REGULIDAE Kinglets and Firecrests      
Regulus regulus Goldcrest Rare: migrant A
Regulus ignicapilla Common Firecrest Regular but scarce: migrant & winter A
       
PRUNELLIDAE  Accentors      
Prunella collaris Alpine Accentor Occasional: winter A
Prunella modularis Dunnock Occasional: winter A
       
ESTRILDIDAE  Waxbills      
Estrilda astrild Common Waxbill Local vagrant C
       
PASSERIDAE  Old World Sparrows      
Passer domesticus House Sparrow Common resident A
Passer hispaniolensis Spanish Sparrow Occasional: migrant A
Passer montanus Eurasian Tree Sparrow Occasional: migrant A
 Petronia petronia  Rock Sparrow  Local vagrant A
       
MOTACILLIDAE  Pipits& Wagtails      
Anthus trivialis Tree Pipit Regular migrant A
Anthus cervinus Red-throated Pipit Vagrant A
Anthus pratensis Meadow Pipit Common: migrant & winter A
Anthus spinoletta Water Pipit Local vagrant. Migrant A
Anthus petrosus Rock Pipit Vagrant A
Anthus richardi Richard’s Pipit Local vagrant A
Anthus campestris Tawny Pipit Regular migrant A
Motacilla flava Western Yellow Wagtail Regular but scarce migrant A
Motacilla cinerea Grey Wagtail Regular but scarce: migrant & winter. Has bred A
Motacilla alba White Wagtail Regular but scarce migrant. Regular: winter. Has bred. A
       
FRINGILLIDAE  Finches      
Fringilla coelebs Common Chaffinch Common: migrant & winter A
Fringilla montifringilla Brambling Occasional: migrant A
Coccothraustes coccothraustes Hawfinch Local vagrant A
Carpodacus erythrinus Common Rosefinch Vagrant A
Pyrrhula pyrrhula Eurasian Bullfinch Rare migrant A
Bucanetes githagineus Trumpeter Finch Local vagrant A
Chloris chloris European Greenfinch Common migrant & winter. Some resident A
Linaria cannabina Common Linnet Common migrant A
Loxia curvirostra Red Crossbill Occasional A
Carduelis carduelis European Goldfinch Common migrant & winter. Has bred A
Serinus serinus European Serin Common migrant & winter. Has bred A
Spinus spinus Eurasian Siskin Regular but scarce migrant. Occasional: winter A
       
EMBERIZIDAE  Old World Buntings      
Plectrophenax nivalis Snow Bunting Vagrant A
Emberiza calandra Corn Bunting Occasional: migrant & winter A
Emberiza cia Rock Bunting Occasional: mainly in winter. Has bred A
Emberiza sahari House Bunting Vagrant  
Emberiza hortulana Ortolan Bunting Occasional: migrant A
Emberiza cirlus Cirl Bunting Occasional: migrant A
Emberiza citrinella Yellowhammer Local vagrant A
Emberiza leucocephalos Pine Bunting Vagrant A
Emberiza schoeniclus Reed Bunting Local vagrant A
Emberiza pusilla Little Bunting Vagrant A
       
       
       

D As A or B but possibly ship-assisted, escaped or released.

     
CORVIDAE  Crows      
 Corvus splendens  House Crow  Vagrant  D
       
 MIMIDAE  Mockingbirds& Thrashers      
 Mimus gilvus  Tropical Mockingbird  Vagrant  D
       
PARULIDAE New World Warblers      
Setophaga coronata Myrtle Warbler   D
       
PASSERELLIDAE New World Sparrows      
 Junco hyemalis  Dark-eyed Junco  Vagrant  D
 Zonotrichia albicollis  White-throated Sparrow  Vagrant  D
       
ICTERIDAE New World Blackbirds      
Dolichonyx oryzivorus Bobolink Vagrant D
Quiscalus major Boat-tailed Grackle Vagrant D
       
CARDINALIDAE Cardinals      
Passerina cyanea Indigo Bunting Vagrant D
       

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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