Recording Hot List

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
Whimbrel Numenius phaeopus Birds 51
Bar-tailed Godwit Limosa lapponica Birds 39
Dunlin Calidris alpina Birds 38
Grey Plover Pluvialis squatarola Birds 29
Ringed Plover Charadrius hiaticula Birds 29
Sanderling Calidris alba Birds 28
Pomarine Skua Stercorarius pomarinus Birds 26
Hobby Falco subbuteo Birds 24
Wheatear Oenanthe oenanthe Birds 24
Cuckoo Cuculus canorus Birds 22
Arctic Skua Stercorarius parasiticus Birds 22
Spotted Flycatcher Muscicapa striata Birds 19
Whitethroat Common Whitethroat Sylvia communis Birds 18
Greenshank Tringa nebularia Birds 18
Whinchat Saxicola rubetra Birds 16
Little Tern Sterna albifrons Birds 15
Sandwich Tern Sterna sandvicensis Birds 15
Swift Apus apus Birds 15
Garganey Anas querquedula Birds 15
Black-tailed Godwit Limosa limosa Birds 15
Common Tern Sterna hirundo Birds 15
Marsh Harrier Circus aeruginosus Birds 15
Manx Shearwater Puffinus puffinus Birds 15
Red Kite Milvus milvus Birds 14
Knot Calidris canutus Birds 13
Bonapartes Gull Chroicocephalus philadelphia Birds 13
Redstart Phoenicurus phoenicurus Birds 12
Great Skua Bonxie Catharacta skua Birds 12
Common Scoter Mellanita nigra Birds 12
Golden Oriole Oriolus oriolus Birds 11

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