Folkestone & Hythe Birds

and other natural history

The Folkestone & Hythe area bird list currently stands at 300 species

Click on any species highlighted in blue to access the species account

1.   Mute Swan

2.   Bewick's Swan

3.   Whooper Swan

4.   Bean Goose

5.   Pink-footed Goose

6.   White-fronted Goose

7.   Greylag Goose

8.   Snow Goose

9.   Greater Canada Goose

10.  Barnacle Goose

11.  Brent Goose

12.  Egyptian Goose

13.  Shelduck

14.  Mandarin Duck

15.  Wigeon

16.  Gadwall

17.  Teal

18.  Mallard

19.  Pintail

20.  Garganey

21.  Shoveler

22.  Pochard

23.  Tufted Duck

24.  Scaup

25.  Eider

26.  Long-tailed Duck

27.  Common Scoter

28.  Velvet Scoter

29.  Goldeneye

30.  Smew

31.  Red-breasted Merganser

32.  Goosander

33.  Ruddy Duck

34.  Red-legged Partridge

35.  Grey Partridge

36.  Quail

37.  Pheasant

38.  Red-throated Diver

39.  Black-throated Diver

40.  Great Northern Diver

41.  Fulmar

42.  Cory's Shearwater

43.  Sooty Shearwater

44.  Manx Shearwater

45.  Balearic Shearwater

46.  Storm Petrel

47.  Leach's Petrel

48.  Gannet

49.  Cormorant

50.  Shag

51.  Common Bittern

52.  Night Heron

53.  Green Heron

54.  Squacco Heron

55.  Cattle Egret

56.  Little Egret

57.  Great White Egret

58.  Grey Heron

59.  Purple Heron

60.  Black Stork

61.  White Stork

62.  Spoonbill

63.  Little Grebe

64.  Great Crested Grebe

65.  Red-necked Grebe

66.  Slavonian Grebe

67.  Black-necked Grebe

68.  Honey Buzzard

69.  Black Kite

70.  Red Kite

71.  White-tailed Eagle

72.  Marsh Harrier

73.  Hen Harrier

74.  Montagu's Harrier

75.  Goshawk

76.  Sparrowhawk

77.  Common Buzzard

78.  Rough-legged Buzzard

79.  Osprey

80.  Kestrel

81.  Red-footed Falcon

82.  Merlin

83.  Hobby

84.  Gyr Falcon

85.  Peregrine

86.  Water Rail

87.  Spotted Crake

88.  Baillon's Crake

89.  Corncrake

90.  Moorhen

91.  Coot

92.  Common Crane

93.  Oystercatcher

94.  Black-winged Stilt

95.  Avocet

96.  Stone Curlew

97.  Little Ringed Plover

98.  Ringed Plover

99.  Dotterel

100. Golden Plover

101. Grey Plover

102. Lapwing

103. Knot

104. Sanderling

105. Little Stint

106. Temminck's Stint

107. Curlew Sandpiper

108. Purple Sandpiper

109. Dunlin

110. Ruff

111. Jack Snipe

112. Common Snipe

113. Woodcock

114. Black-tailed Godwit

115. Bar-tailed Godwit

116. Whimbrel

117. Curlew

118. Common Sandpiper

119. Green Sandpiper

120. Spotted Redshank

121. Greenshank

122. Wood Sandpiper

123. Redshank

124. Turnstone

125. Red-necked Phalarope

126. Grey Phalarope

127. Pomarine Skua

128. Arctic Skua

129. Long-tailed Skua

130. Great Skua

131. Sabine's Gull

132. Kittiwake

133. Black-headed Gull

134. Little Gull

135. Mediterranean Gull

136. Common Gull

137. Ring-billed Gull

138. Lesser Black-backed Gull

139. Herring Gull

140. Yellow-legged Gull

141. Caspian Gull

142. Iceland Gull

143. Glaucous Gull

144. Great Black-backed Gull

145. Little Tern

146. Gull-billed Tern

147. Caspian Tern

148. Black Tern

149. White-winged Black Tern

150. Sandwich Tern

151. Lesser Crested Tern

152. Common Tern

153. Roseate Tern

154. Arctic Tern

155. Guillemot

156. Razorbill

157. Little Auk

158. Puffin

159. Feral Pigeon

160. Stock Dove

161. Wood Pigeon

162. Collared Dove

163. Turtle Dove

164. Ring-necked Parakeet

165. Cuckoo

166. Barn Owl

167. Little Owl

168. Tawny Owl

169. Long-eared Owl

170. Short-eared Owl

171. Nightjar

172. Common Swift

173. Pallid Swift

174. Alpine Swift

175. Kingfisher

176. Blue-cheeked Bee-eater

177. European Bee-eater

178. Hoopoe

179. Wryneck

180. Green Woodpecker

181. Great Spotted Woodpecker

182. Lesser Spotted Woodpecker

183. Golden Oriole

184. Red-backed Shrike

185. Great Grey Shrike

186. Woodchat Shrike

187. Magpie

188. Jay

189. Jackdaw

190. Rook

191. Carrion Crow

192. Hooded Crow

193. Raven

194. Goldcrest

195. Firecrest

196. Blue Tit

197. Great Tit

198. Coal Tit

199. Willow Tit

200. Marsh Tit

201. Bearded Tit

202. Wood Lark

203. Sky Lark

204. Shore Lark

205. Sand Martin

206. Swallow

207. House Martin

208. Red-rumped Swallow

209. Cetti's Warbler

210. Long-tailed Tit

211. Greenish Warbler

212. Arctic Warbler

213. Pallas's Warbler

214. Yellow-browed Warbler

215. Dusky Warbler

216. Wood Warbler

217. Chiffchaff

218. Willow Warbler

219. Blackcap

220. Garden Warbler

221. Barred Warbler

222. Lesser Whitethroat

223. Common Whitethroat

224. Dartford Warbler

225. Subalpine Warbler

226. Grasshopper Warbler

227. Booted Warbler

228. Icterine Warbler

229. Melodious Warbler

230. Sedge Warbler

231. Marsh Warbler

232. Reed Warbler

233. Waxwing

234. Nuthatch

235. Common Treecreeper

236. Wren

237. Starling

238. Dipper

239. Ring Ouzel

240. Blackbird

241. Fieldfare

242. Song Thrush

243. Redwing

244. Mistle Thrush

245. Spotted Flycatcher

246. Robin

247. Thrush Nightingale

248. Nightingale

249. Bluethroat

250. Red-breasted Flycatcher

251. Pied Flycatcher

252. Black Redstart

253. Common Redstart

254. Whinchat

255. Siberian Stonechat

256. Stonechat

257. Isabelline Wheatear

258. Northern Wheatear

259. Desert Wheatear

260. Dunnock

261. House Sparrow

262. Tree Sparrow

263. Yellow Wagtail

264. Grey Wagtail

265. Pied Wagtail

266. Richard's Pipit

267. Tawny Pipit

268. Olive-backed Pipit

269. Tree Pipit

270. Meadow Pipit

271. Rock Pipit

272. Water Pipit

273. Chaffinch

274. Brambling

275. Serin

276. Greenfinch

277. Goldfinch

278. Siskin

279. Linnet

280. Twite

281. Lesser Redpoll

282. Common Crossbill

283. Common Rosefinch

284. Bullfinch

285. Hawfinch

286. Snow Bunting

287. Lapland Bunting

288. Dark-eyed Junco

289. Yellowhammer

290. Cirl Bunting

291. Ortolan Bunting

292. Reed Bunting

293. Corn Bunting