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These THIRTY species are the ones that have generated the most tweets in the last month. Click any species name for more details of the individual sightings, where and when.

Common Name (Click for full details) Alternative Name(s) Scientific Name Group Records
Great Northern Diver Gavia immer Birds 63
Spoonbill Platalea leucorodia Birds 39
Black-necked Grebe Podiceps nigricollis Birds 35
Hawfinch Coccothraustes coccothraustes Birds 34
Firecrest Regulus ignicapilla Birds 25
Hen Harrier Circus cyaneus Birds 19
Brent Goose Branta bernicla Birds 16
Marsh Harrier Circus aeruginosus Birds 16
Spotted Redshank Tringa erythropus Birds 15
Merlin Falco columbarious Birds 15
Peregrine Peregrine Falcon Falco peregrinus Birds 14
Avocet Recurvirostra avosetta Birds 13
Common Scoter Mellanita nigra Birds 12
Black Redstart Phoenicurus ochruros Birds 12
Guillemot Uria aalge Birds 12
Goosander Mergus merganser Birds 12
Great White Egret Ardea alba Birds 11
Kingfisher Alcedo atthis Birds 11
Goldcrest Regulus regulus Birds 11
Stilt Sandpiper Calidris himantopus Birds 10
Scaup Aythya marila Birds 10
Black-tailed Godwit Limosa limosa Birds 9
Bullfinch Pyrrhula pyrrhula Birds 9
Pintail Anas acuta Birds 9
Kestrel Falco tinnunculus Birds 9
Velvet Scoter Melanitta fusca Birds 9
Eider Somateria milissima Birds 8
Brambling Fringilla montifringilla Birds 8
Great Crested Grebe Podiceps cristatus Birds 8
Greenshank Tringa nebularia Birds 7