Breeding Birds

Birds that breed or have bred at the Netherfield Lagoons

Mute Swan – Cygnus olor Common breeder
Greylag Goose – Anser anser Uncommon breeder
Canada Geese – Branta canadensis Rare breeder
Gadwall – Anas strepera Common breeder
Mallard – Anas platyrhychos Common breeder
Garganey – Anas querquedula 1 pair attempted breeding 2004
Pochard – Aythya ferina Rare breeder
Tufted Duck – Aythya fuligula Rare breeder
Ruddy Duck – Oxyura jamaicensis Last breeding record 2009
Red-legged Partridge – Alectoris rufa Last breeding record 2002
Grey Partridge – Perdix perdix Last breeding record 2007
Pheasant – Phasianus colchicus Uncommon breeder, annual
Little Grebe – Tachybaptus ruficollis 1 – 2 pairs, annual
Great-crested Grebe – Podiceps cristatus 2 – 3 pairs, annual
Marsh Harrier – Circus aeruginosus 1 pair bred, 2015, 1 juvenile
Sparrowhawk – Accipiter nisus Rare breeder
Water Rail – Rallus aquaticus Rare breeder
Moorhen – Gallinula chloropus Uncommon breeder
Coot – Fulica atra Common breeder
Lapwing – Vanellus vanellus Uncommon breeder
Little Ringed Plover – Charadrius dubius Uncommon breeder
Common Tern – Sterna hirundo Common breeder
Black-headed Gull – Chroicocephalus ridibundus First breeding 2016, 1 juvenile
Stock Dove – Columba oenas Uncommon breeder
Wood Pigeon – Columba palumbus Common breeder
Turtle Dove – Streptopelia turtus Last breeding record 2004
Cuckoo – Cuculus canorus Rare breeder
Little Owl – Athene noctua Rare breeder
Kingfisher – Alcedo atthis Uncommon breeder
Green Woodpecker – Picus viridis Common breeder
Great-spotted Woodpecker – Dendrocopos major Uncommon breeder
Kestrel – Falco tinnunculus Rare breeder
Skylark – Alauda arvensis Last breeding record 2001
Sand Martin – Riparia riparia Common breeder
Barn Swallow – Hirundo rustica Common breeder
Cetti’s Warbler – Cettia cetti Common breeder
Long-tailed Tit – Aegithalos caudatus Common breeder
Chiffchaff – Phylloscopus collybita Common breeder
Willow Warbler – Phylloscopus trochilus Common breeder
Blackcap – Sylvia atricapilla Common breeder
Garden Warbler – Sylvia borin Common breeder
Lesser Whitethroat – Sylvia curruca Common breeder
Whitethroat – Sylvia communis Common breeder
Grasshopper Warbler – Locustella naevia Uncommon breeder
Sedge Warbler – Acrocephalus schoenobaenus Common breeder
Reed Warbler – Acrocephalus scirpaceus Common breeder
Wren – Troglodytes troglodytes Common breeder
Blackbird – Turdus merula Common breeder
Song Thrush – Turdus philomelos Common breeder
Robin – Erithacus rubecula Common breeder
Dunnock – Prunella modularis Common breeder
Tree Sparrow – Passer montanus Last breeding record 2001
Magpie – Pica pica Common breeder
Carrion Crow – Corvus corone Common breeder
Blue Tit – Cyanistes caeruleus Common breeder
Great Tit – Parus major Common breeder
Willow Tit – Poecile montanus Last breeding record 2009
Yellow Wagtail – Motacilla flava flavissima Rare breeder
Grey Wagtail – Motacilla cinerea Last breeding record 2011
Pied Wagtail – Motacilla alba yarrelli Uncommon breeder
Chaffinch – Fringilla coelebs Common breeder
Bullfinch – Pyrrhula pyrrhula Common breeder
Greenfinch – Carduelis chloris Common breeder
Linnet – Carduelis cannabina Common breeder
Goldfinch – Carduelis carduelis Common breeder
Reed Bunting – Emberiza schoeniclus Common breeder

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