Breeding Birds

Birds that breed or have bred at the Netherfield Lagoons

Mute Swan – Cygnus olorCommon breeder
Greylag Goose – Anser anserUncommon breeder
Canada Geese – Branta canadensisRare breeder
Gadwall – Anas streperaCommon breeder
Mallard – Anas platyrhychosCommon breeder
Garganey – Anas querquedula1 pair attempted breeding 2004
Pochard – Aythya ferinaRare breeder
Tufted Duck – Aythya fuligulaRare breeder
Ruddy Duck – Oxyura jamaicensisLast breeding record 2009
Red-legged Partridge – Alectoris rufaLast breeding record 2002
Grey Partridge – Perdix perdixLast breeding record 2007
Pheasant – Phasianus colchicusUncommon breeder, annual
Little Grebe – Tachybaptus ruficollis1 – 2 pairs, annual
Great-crested Grebe – Podiceps cristatus2 – 3 pairs, annual
Marsh Harrier – Circus aeruginosus1 pair bred, 2015, 1 juvenile
Sparrowhawk – Accipiter nisusRare breeder
Water Rail – Rallus aquaticusRare breeder
Moorhen – Gallinula chloropusUncommon breeder
Coot – Fulica atraCommon breeder
Lapwing – Vanellus vanellusUncommon breeder
Little Ringed Plover – Charadrius dubiusUncommon breeder
Common Tern – Sterna hirundoCommon breeder
Black-headed Gull – Chroicocephalus ridibundusFirst breeding 2016, 1 juvenile
Stock Dove – Columba oenasUncommon breeder
Wood Pigeon – Columba palumbusCommon breeder
Turtle Dove – Streptopelia turtusLast breeding record 2004
Cuckoo – Cuculus canorusRare breeder
Little Owl – Athene noctuaRare breeder
Kingfisher – Alcedo atthisUncommon breeder
Green Woodpecker – Picus viridisCommon breeder
Great-spotted Woodpecker – Dendrocopos majorUncommon breeder
Kestrel – Falco tinnunculusRare breeder
Skylark – Alauda arvensisLast breeding record 2001
Sand Martin – Riparia ripariaCommon breeder
Barn Swallow – Hirundo rusticaCommon breeder
Cetti’s Warbler – Cettia cettiCommon breeder
Long-tailed Tit – Aegithalos caudatusCommon breeder
Chiffchaff – Phylloscopus collybitaCommon breeder
Willow Warbler – Phylloscopus trochilusCommon breeder
Blackcap – Sylvia atricapillaCommon breeder
Garden Warbler – Sylvia borinCommon breeder
Lesser Whitethroat – Sylvia currucaCommon breeder
Whitethroat – Sylvia communisCommon breeder
Grasshopper Warbler – Locustella naeviaUncommon breeder
Sedge Warbler – Acrocephalus schoenobaenusCommon breeder
Reed Warbler – Acrocephalus scirpaceusCommon breeder
Wren – Troglodytes troglodytesCommon breeder
Blackbird – Turdus merulaCommon breeder
Song Thrush – Turdus philomelosCommon breeder
Robin – Erithacus rubeculaCommon breeder
Dunnock – Prunella modularisCommon breeder
Tree Sparrow – Passer montanusLast breeding record 2001
Magpie – Pica picaCommon breeder
Carrion Crow – Corvus coroneCommon breeder
Blue Tit – Cyanistes caeruleusCommon breeder
Great Tit – Parus majorCommon breeder
Willow Tit – Poecile montanusLast breeding record 2009
Yellow Wagtail – Motacilla flava flavissimaRare breeder
Grey Wagtail – Motacilla cinereaLast breeding record 2011
Pied Wagtail – Motacilla alba yarrelliUncommon breeder
Chaffinch – Fringilla coelebsCommon breeder
Bullfinch – Pyrrhula pyrrhulaCommon breeder
Greenfinch – Carduelis chlorisCommon breeder
Linnet – Carduelis cannabinaCommon breeder
Goldfinch – Carduelis carduelisCommon breeder
Reed Bunting – Emberiza schoeniclusCommon breeder

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