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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
Firecrest Regulus ignicapilla Birds 59
Hawfinch Coccothraustes coccothraustes Birds 53
Brambling Fringilla montifringilla Birds 43
Yellow-browed Warbler Phylloscopus inornatus Birds 35
Redwing Turdus iliacus Birds 31
Merlin Falco columbarious Birds 29
Redpoll Carduelis flammea Birds 27
Brent Goose Branta bernicla Birds 24
Ruff Philomachus pugnax Birds 23
Spoonbill Platalea leucorodia Birds 23
Wood Pigeon Columba palumbus Birds 22
Bullfinch Pyrrhula pyrrhula Birds 17
Hen Harrier Circus cyaneus Birds 17
Scaup Aythya marila Birds 17
Chiffchaff Phylloscopus collybita Birds 16
Goldcrest Regulus regulus Birds 16
Black Redstart Phoenicurus ochruros Birds 16
Bearded Tit Panurus biarmicus Birds 16
Cattle Egret Bubulcus ibis Birds 16
Red Admiral Vanessa atalanta Butterflies 14
Avocet Recurvirostra avosetta Birds 14
Spotted Sandpiper Actitis macularius Birds 14
Ring Ouzel Turdus torquatus Birds 14
Marsh Harrier Circus aeruginosus Birds 14
Great White Egret Ardea alba Birds 13
Long-tailed Tit Aegithalos caudatus Birds 13
Lesser Yellow Legs Tringa flavipes Birds 13
Starling Sturnus vulgaris Birds 12
Lapwing Green Plover or Pee-wit Vanellus vanellus Birds 12
Siskin Carduelis spinus Birds 12