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The following table includes all 376 species recorded in Hampshire. Click Camera for photos.

Vernacular NameScientific NameStatus
Mute SwanCygnus olorCommon
Send alertBewick's SwanCygnus columbianusScarce
Send alertWhooper SwanCygnus cygnusRare
Send alertBean GooseAnser fabalisRare
Send alertPink-footed GooseAnser brachyrhynchusVery scarce
White-fronted GooseAnser albifronsScarce
Greylag GooseAnser anserFairly common
Send alertSnow GooseAnser caerulescensVery scarce
Canada GooseBranta canadensisCommon
Barnacle GooseBranta leucopsisScarce
Brent GooseBranta berniclaVery common
Send alertRed-breasted GooseBranta ruficollisVery rare
Egyptian GooseAlopochen aegyptiacaScarce
Send alertRuddy ShelduckTadorna ferrugineaVery rare
ShelduckTadorna tadornaFairly common
Mandarin DuckAix galericulataFairly common
WigeonAnas penelopeVery common
Send alertAmerican WigeonAnas americanaRare
GadwallAnas streperaCommon
TealAnas creccaCommon
Send alertGreen-winged TealAnas carolinensisRare
MallardAnas platyrhynchosCommon
PintailAnas acutaFairly common
Send alertGarganeyAnas querquedulaScarce
Send alertBlue-winged TealAnas discorsVery rare
ShovelerAnas clypeataFairly common
Red-crested PochardNetta rufinaVery scarce
PochardAythya ferinaFairly common
Send alertRing-necked DuckAythya collarisRare
Send alertFerruginous DuckAythya nyrocaRare
Tufted DuckAythya fuligulaCommon
Send alertScaupAythya marilaVery scarce
EiderSomateria mollissimaFairly common
Send alertLong-tailed DuckClangula hyemalisVery scarce
Common ScoterMelanitta nigraFairly common
Send alertSurf ScoterMelanitta perspicillataVery rare
Send alertVelvet ScoterMelanitta fuscaScarce
GoldeneyeBucephala clangulaScarce
Send alertSmewMergellus albellusRare
Red-breasted MerganserMergus serratorFairly common
GoosanderMergus merganserScarce
Ruddy DuckOxyura jamaicensisScarce
Send alertBlack GrouseTetrao tetrixVery rare
Red-legged PartridgeAlectoris rufaCommon
Grey PartridgePerdix perdixFairly common
Send alertQuailCoturnix coturnixVery scarce
PheasantPhasianus colchicusVery common
Send alertGolden PheasantChrysolophus pictusVery scarce
Send alertLady Amherst's PheasantChrysolophus amherstiaeRare
Red-throated DiverGavia stellataScarce
Send alertBlack-throated DiverGavia arcticaVery scarce
Great Northern DiverGavia immerScarce
Send alertWhite-billed DiverGavia adamsiiVery rare
Little GrebeTachybaptus ruficollisFairly common
Great Crested GrebePodiceps cristatusFairly common
Send alertRed-necked GrebePodiceps grisegenaVery scarce
Send alertSlavonian GrebePodiceps auritusScarce
Send alertBlack-necked GrebePodiceps nigricollisScarce
FulmarFulmarus glacialisScarce
Send alertCory's ShearwaterCalonectris diomedeaVery rare
Send alertSooty ShearwaterPuffinus griseusVery scarce
Send alertManx ShearwaterPuffinus puffinusScarce
Send alertBalearic ShearwaterPuffinus mauretanicusVery scarce
Send alertStorm PetrelHydrobates pelagicusVery scarce
Send alertLeach's PetrelOceanodroma leucorhoaRare
GannetMorus bassanusFairly common
CormorantPhalacrocorax carboFairly common
ShagPhalacrocorax aristotelisScarce
Send alertBitternBotaurus stellarisVery scarce
Send alertAmerican BitternBotaurus lentiginosusVery rare
Send alertLittle BitternIxobrychus minutusVery rare
Send alertNight-heronNycticorax nycticoraxRare
Send alertSquacco HeronArdeola ralloidesVery rare
Send alertCattle EgretBubulcus ibisRare
Little EgretEgretta garzettaFairly common
Send alertGreat White EgretArdea albaVery scarce
Grey HeronArdea cinereaFairly common
Send alertPurple HeronArdea purpureaRare
Send alertBlack StorkCiconia nigraVery rare
Send alertWhite StorkCiconia ciconiaVery scarce
Send alertGlossy IbisPlegadis falcinellusVery rare
Send alertSpoonbillPlatalea leucorodiaVery scarce
Honey-buzzardPernis apivorusVery scarce
Send alertBlack KiteMilvus migransRare
Red KiteMilvus milvusScarce
Send alertWhite-tailed EagleHaliaeetus albicillaVery rare
Send alertShort-toed EagleCircaetus gallicusVery rare
Marsh HarrierCircus aeruginosusScarce
Hen HarrierCircus cyaneusScarce
Send alertMontagu's HarrierCircus pygargusVery scarce
GoshawkAccipiter gentilisScarce
SparrowhawkAccipiter nisusCommon
BuzzardButeo buteoCommon
Send alertRough-legged BuzzardButeo lagopusRare
Send alertOspreyPandion haliaetusScarce
KestrelFalco tinnunculusCommon
Send alertRed-footed FalconFalco vespertinusRare
MerlinFalco columbariusScarce
HobbyFalco subbuteoFairly common
PeregrineFalco peregrinusScarce
Water RailRallus aquaticusFairly common
Send alertSpotted CrakePorzana porzanaVery scarce
Send alertLittle CrakePorzana parvaVery rare
Send alertBaillon's CrakePorzana pusillaVery rare
Send alertCorncrakeCrex crexRare
MoorhenGallinula chloropusVery common
CootFulica atraCommon
Send alertCraneGrus grusRare
Send alertLittle BustardTetrax tetraxVery rare
Send alertGreat BustardOtis tardaVery rare
OystercatcherHaematopus ostralegusCommon
Send alertBlack-winged StiltHimantopus himantopusRare
AvocetRecurvirostra avosettaScarce
Stone-curlewBurhinus oedicnemusScarce
Send alertCream-coloured CourserCursorius cursorVery rare
Send alertCollared PratincoleGlareola pratincolaVery rare
Little Ringed PloverCharadrius dubiusScarce
Ringed PloverCharadrius hiaticulaFairly common
Send alertSemipalmated PloverCharadrius semipalmatusVery rare
Send alertKilldeerCharadrius vociferusVery rare
Send alertKentish PloverCharadrius alexandrinusVery scarce
Send alertLesser Sand PloverCharadrius mongolusVery rare
Send alertDotterelCharadrius morinellusRare
Send alertAmerican Golden PloverPluvialis dominicaVery rare
Send alertPacific Golden PloverPluvialis fulvaVery rare
Golden PloverPluvialis apricariaCommon
Grey PloverPluvialis squatarolaCommon
Send alertSociable PloverVanellus gregariusVery rare
LapwingVanellus vanellusCommon
KnotCalidris canutusFairly common
SanderlingCalidris albaCommon
Send alertSemipalmated SandpiperCalidris pusillaVery rare
Send alertLittle StintCalidris minutaScarce
Send alertTemminck's StintCalidris temminckiiVery scarce
Send alertLeast SandpiperCalidris minutillaVery rare
Send alertWhite-rumped SandpiperCalidris fuscicollisVery rare
Send alertBaird's SandpiperCalidris bairdiiVery rare
Send alertPectoral SandpiperCalidris melanotosVery scarce
Send alertCurlew SandpiperCalidris ferrugineaScarce
Send alertStilt SandpiperCalidris himantopusVery rare
Send alertPurple SandpiperCalidris maritimaScarce
DunlinCalidris alpinaVery common
Send alertBroad-billed SandpiperLimicola falcinellusVery rare
Send alertBuff-breasted SandpiperTryngites subruficollisVery rare
RuffPhilomachus pugnaxScarce
Jack SnipeLymnocryptes minimusScarce
SnipeGallinago gallinagoCommon
Send alertGreat SnipeGallinago mediaVery rare
Send alertLong-billed DowitcherLimnodromus scolopaceusVery rare
WoodcockScolopax rusticolaFairly common
Black-tailed GodwitLimosa limosaCommon
Bar-tailed GodwitLimosa lapponicaFairly common
WhimbrelNumenius phaeopusFairly common
CurlewNumenius arquataCommon
Send alertTerek SandpiperXenus cinereusVery rare
Common SandpiperActitis hypoleucosFairly common
Send alertSpotted SandpiperActitis maculariusVery rare
Green SandpiperTringa ochropusFairly common
Spotted RedshankTringa erythropusScarce
Send alertGreater YellowlegsTringa melanoleucaVery rare
GreenshankTringa nebulariaFairly common
Send alertLesser YellowlegsTringa flavipesVery rare
Send alertMarsh SandpiperTringa stagnatilisVery rare
Wood SandpiperTringa glareolaVery scarce
RedshankTringa totanusCommon
TurnstoneArenaria interpresFairly common
Send alertWilson's PhalaropePhalaropus tricolorVery rare
Send alertRed-necked PhalaropePhalaropus lobatusRare
Send alertGrey PhalaropePhalaropus fulicariusVery scarce
Send alertPomarine SkuaStercorarius pomarinusScarce
Arctic SkuaStercorarius parasiticusScarce
Send alertLong-tailed SkuaStercorarius longicaudusVery scarce
Great SkuaStercorarius skuaScarce
Send alertSabine's GullXema sabiniRare
KittiwakeRissa tridactylaScarce
Send alertBonaparte's GullChroicocephalus philadelphiaVery rare
Black-headed GullChroicocephalus ridibundusVery common
Send alertLittle GullHydrocoloeus minutusScarce
Send alertLaughing GullLarus atricillaVery rare
Send alertFranklin's GullLarus pipixcanVery rare
Mediterranean GullLarus melanocephalusFairly common
Common GullLarus canusCommon
Send alertRing-billed GullLarus delawarensisVery scarce
Lesser Black-backed GullLarus fuscusVery common
Herring GullLarus argentatusFairly common
Yellow-legged GullLarus michahellisScarce
Send alertCaspian GullLarus cachinnansRare
Send alertIceland GullLarus glaucoidesVery scarce
Send alertGlaucous GullLarus hyperboreusVery scarce
Great Black-backed GullLarus marinusFairly common
Send alertSooty TernOnychoprion fuscataVery rare
Little TernSternula albifronsFairly common
Send alertGull-billed TernGelochelidon niloticaVery rare
Send alertCaspian TernHydroprogne caspiaVery rare
Send alertWhiskered TernChlidonias hybridaVery rare
Send alertBlack TernChlidonias nigerScarce
Send alertWhite-winged Black TernChlidonias leucopterusRare
Sandwich TernSterna sandvicensisCommon
Common TernSterna hirundoCommon
Send alertRoseate TernSterna dougalliiVery scarce
Arctic TernSterna paradisaeaScarce
GuillemotUria aalgeScarce
RazorbillAlca tordaScarce
Send alertBlack GuillemotCepphus grylleVery rare
Send alertLittle AukAlle alleVery scarce
Send alertPuffinFratercula arcticaRare
Send alertPallas's SandgrouseSyrrhaptes paradoxusVery rare
Rock Dove / Feral PigeonColumba liviaVery common
Stock DoveColumba oenasCommon
WoodpigeonColumba palumbusAbundant
Collared DoveStreptopelia decaoctoVery common
Turtle DoveStreptopelia turturScarce
Send alertRing-necked ParakeetPsittacula krameriVery scarce
Send alertGreat Spotted CuckooClamator glandariusVery rare
CuckooCuculus canorusFairly common
Send alertYellow-billed CuckooCoccyzus americanusVery rare
Barn OwlTyto albaFairly common
Send alertScops OwlOtus scopsVery rare
Send alertSnowy OwlBubo scandiacusVery rare
Little OwlAthene noctuaFairly common
Tawny OwlStrix alucoCommon
Long-eared OwlAsio otusVery scarce
Short-eared OwlAsio flammeusScarce
NightjarCaprimulgus europaeusFairly common
Send alertNeedle-tailed SwiftHirundapus caudacutusVery rare
SwiftApus apusCommon
Send alertPallid SwiftApus pallidusVery rare
Send alertAlpine SwiftApus melbaRare
Send alertLittle SwiftApus affinisVery rare
KingfisherAlcedo atthisFairly common
Send alertBlue-cheeked Bee-eaterMerops persicusVery rare
Send alertBee-eaterMerops apiasterRare
Send alertRollerCoracias garrulusVery rare
Send alertHoopoeUpupa epopsVery scarce
Send alertWryneckJynx torquillaVery scarce
Green WoodpeckerPicus viridisCommon
Great Spotted WoodpeckerDendrocopos majorCommon
Lesser Spotted WoodpeckerDendrocopos minorScarce
Send alertShort-toed LarkCalandrella brachydactylaVery rare
WoodlarkLullula arboreaFairly common
SkylarkAlauda arvensisVery common
Send alertShore LarkEremophila alpestrisRare
Sand MartinRiparia ripariaCommon
SwallowHirundo rusticaVery common
House MartinDelichon urbicumCommon
Send alertRed-rumped SwallowCecropis dauricaVery rare
Send alertCliff SwallowPetrochelidon pyrrhonotaVery rare
Send alertRichard's PipitAnthus richardiRare
Send alertTawny PipitAnthus campestrisRare
Send alertOlive-backed PipitAnthus hodgsoniVery rare
Tree PipitAnthus trivialisFairly common
Meadow PipitAnthus pratensisVery common
Send alertRed-throated PipitAnthus cervinusVery rare
Rock PipitAnthus petrosusScarce
Send alertWater PipitAnthus spinolettaScarce
Yellow WagtailMotacilla flavaFairly common
Send alertCitrine WagtailMotacilla citreolaVery rare
Grey WagtailMotacilla cinereaFairly common
Pied WagtailMotacilla albaVery common
Send alertWaxwingBombycilla garrulusVery scarce
Send alertDipperCinclus cinclusRare
WrenTroglodytes troglodytesAbundant
DunnockPrunella modularisVery common
RobinErithacus rubeculaAbundant
NightingaleLuscinia megarhynchosScarce
Send alertBluethroatLuscinia svecicaRare
Send alertRed-flanked BluetailTarsiger cyanurusVery rare
Send alertBlack RedstartPhoenicurus ochrurosScarce
RedstartPhoenicurus phoenicurusCommon
WhinchatSaxicola rubetraFairly common
StonechatSaxicola torquatusFairly common
Send alertSiberian StonechatSaxicola maurusVery rare
WheatearOenanthe oenantheFairly common
Send alertPied WheatearOenanthe pleschankaVery rare
Send alertBlack-eared WheatearOenanthe hispanicaVery rare
Send alertDesert WheatearOenanthe desertiVery rare
Send alertRing OuzelTurdus torquatusScarce
BlackbirdTurdus merulaAbundant
FieldfareTurdus pilarisVery common
Song ThrushTurdus philomelosVery common
RedwingTurdus iliacusVery common
Mistle ThrushTurdus viscivorusVery common
Cetti's WarblerCettia cettiFairly common
Send alertLanceolated WarblerLocustella lanceolataVery rare
Send alertGrasshopper WarblerLocustella naeviaVery scarce
Send alertSavi's WarblerLocustella luscinioidesRare
Send alertAquatic WarblerAcrocephalus paludicolaRare
Sedge WarblerAcrocephalus schoenobaenusCommon
Send alertPaddyfield WarblerAcrocephalus agricolaVery rare
Send alertMarsh WarblerAcrocephalus palustrisRare
Reed WarblerAcrocephalus scirpaceusCommon
Send alertGreat Reed WarblerAcrocephalus arundinaceusVery rare
Send alertBooted WarblerHippolais caligataVery rare
Send alertIcterine WarblerHippolais icterinaRare
Send alertMelodious WarblerHippolais polyglottaRare
BlackcapSylvia atricapillaVery common
Garden WarblerSylvia borinCommon
Send alertBarred WarblerSylvia nisoriaRare
Lesser WhitethroatSylvia currucaCommon
WhitethroatSylvia communisVery common
Send alertSpectacled WarblerSylvia conspicillataVery rare
Dartford WarblerSylvia undataFairly common
Send alertSubalpine WarblerSylvia cantillansVery rare
Send alertPallas's WarblerPhylloscopus proregulusRare
Send alertYellow-browed WarblerPhylloscopus inornatusVery scarce
Send alertRadde's WarblerPhylloscopus schwarziVery rare
Send alertDusky WarblerPhylloscopus fuscatusVery rare
Wood WarblerPhylloscopus sibilatrixFairly common
ChiffchaffPhylloscopus collybitaVery common
Send alertIberian ChiffchaffPhylloscopus ibericusVery rare
Willow WarblerPhylloscopus trochilusCommon
GoldcrestRegulus regulusCommon
FirecrestRegulus ignicapillaFairly common
Spotted FlycatcherMuscicapa striataCommon
Send alertRed-breasted FlycatcherFicedula parvaVery rare
Send alertPied FlycatcherFicedula hypoleucaVery scarce
Bearded TitPanurus biarmicusScarce
Long-tailed TitAegithalos caudatusVery common
Blue TitCyanistes caeruleusAbundant
Great TitParus majorAbundant
Coal TitPeriparus aterCommon
Willow TitPoecile montanaScarce
Marsh TitPoecile palustrisCommon
NuthatchSitta europaeaCommon
TreecreeperCerthia familiarisCommon
Send alertPenduline TitRemiz pendulinusVery rare
Send alertGolden OrioleOriolus oriolusVery scarce
Send alertBrown ShrikeLanius cristatusVery rare
Send alertIsabelline ShrikeLanius isabellinusVery rare
Send alertRed-backed ShrikeLanius collurioVery scarce
Send alertLesser Grey ShrikeLanius minorVery rare
Send alertGreat Grey ShrikeLanius excubitorVery scarce
Send alertWoodchat ShrikeLanius senatorRare
JayGarrulus glandariusCommon
MagpiePica picaVery common
Send alertNutcrackerNucifraga caryocatactesVery rare
Send alertChoughPyrrhocorax pyrrhocoraxVery rare
JackdawCorvus monedulaAbundant
RookCorvus frugilegusVery common
Carrion CrowCorvus coroneVery common
Send alertHooded CrowCorvus cornixRare
RavenCorvus coraxScarce
StarlingSturnus vulgarisVery common
Send alertRose-coloured StarlingPastor roseusRare
House SparrowPasser domesticusVery common
Send alertSpanish SparrowPasser hispaniolensisVery rare
Send alertTree SparrowPasser montanusVery scarce
ChaffinchFringilla coelebsAbundant
BramblingFringilla montifringillaCommon
Send alertSerinSerinus serinusVery scarce
GreenfinchCarduelis chlorisVery common
GoldfinchCarduelis carduelisVery common
SiskinCarduelis spinusCommon
LinnetCarduelis cannabinaCommon
Send alertTwiteCarduelis flavirostrisVery scarce
Lesser RedpollCarduelis cabaretFairly common
Send alertMealy RedpollCarduelis flammeaVery scarce
Send alertTwo-barred CrossbillLoxia leucopteraVery rare
CrossbillLoxia curvirostraFairly common
Send alertParrot CrossbillLoxia pytyopsittacusVery rare
Send alertCommon RosefinchCarpodacus erythrinusVery rare
BullfinchPyrrhula pyrrhulaCommon
HawfinchCoccothraustes coccothraustesScarce
Send alertAmerican RedstartSetophaga ruticillaVery rare
Send alertWhite-throated SparrowZonotrichia albicollisVery rare
Send alertDark-eyed JuncoJunco hyemalisVery rare
Send alertLapland BuntingCalcarius lapponicusVery scarce
Snow BuntingPlectrophenax nivalisVery scarce
YellowhammerEmberiza citrinellaCommon
Send alertCirl BuntingEmberiza cirlusVery rare
Send alertOrtolan BuntingEmberiza hortulanaRare
Send alertRustic BuntingEmberiza rusticaVery rare
Send alertLittle BuntingEmberiza pusillaVery rare
Reed BuntingEmberiza schoeniclusCommon
Send alertBlack-headed BuntingEmberiza melanocephalaVery rare
Corn BuntingEmberiza calandraScarce