Surrey List

Correct as at 01/01/2016

Notes
The list includes species in categories A, B and C in The British List published by the British Ornithologists’ Union. It does not include category D (species not considered to have occurred in a natural state) or category E (introduced birds or escapes, not forming a self-sustaining population).

Part A: Species recorded in the Surrey recording area, the Watsonian Vice County of Surrey (Vice County 17)
This list is updated following publication in Surrey Bird Club Newsletters of decisions by the County Records Committee.

Species recorded since 1900

Mute SwanCygnus olorModerately common breeding resident.  Amber-listed species.
Bewick’s SwanCygnus columbianusScarce winter visitor.  Amber-listed species.
Whooper SwanCygnus cygnusScarce winter visitor, scarcer than Bewick’s Swan.  Amber-listed species.
Bean GooseAnser fabalis11 records.  including 4 identified as Tundra Bean Goose, A. f. rossicus.  Last record at Thorpe on 7/2 – 6/3 2012.  Amber-listed species.
Pink-footed GooseAnser brachyrhynchus9 records since 1900, the last at Holmethorpe SP on 2 December 2010.  Amber-listed species.
White-fronted GooseAnser albifronsScarce winter visitor.  Red-listed species.
Greylag GooseAnser anserModerately common breeding resident of feral origin.
Greater Canada GooseBranta canadensisCommon breeding resident.
Barnacle GooseBranta leucopsisRare winter visitor and increasing feral breeding resident.  5 records of apparently wild birds since 1900.  Amber-listed species.  
Brent GooseBranta berniclaScarce winter visitor and passage migrant.  Amber-listed species.
Egyptian GooseAlopochen aegyptiacaIncreasingly common feral breeding resident .
[Ruddy ShelduckTadorna ferrugineaScarce, has bred.  All records presumed to be of feral birds.
Common ShelduckTadorna tadornaScarce winter visitor and passage migrant, occasional breeding resident.  Amber-listed species.
Mandarin DuckAix galericulataModerately common breeding resident.
Eurasian WigeonAnas penelopeModerately common winter visitor.  Amber-listed species.
GadwallAnas streparaModerately common winter visitor, scarce breeder. 
Amber-listed species.
Eurasian TealAnas creccaCommon winter visitor, irregular breeder.  Amber-listed species.
Green-winged TealAnas carolinensisFive records, the last at Enton Ponds on 16/03/2008.
MallardAnas platyrhynchosCommon breeding resident.  Amber-listed species.
PintailAnas acutaUncommon winter visitor and feral resident. 
Amber-listed species

GarganeyAnas querquedulaScarce passage migrant, has bred.  Amber-listed species.
Blue-winged TealAnas discorsOne or possibly two records, the first at Barn Elms Reservoirs 16-19 February 1981.  A bird at Frensham Great Pond on 29 October to 26 November 1989 was considered a possible escape.
ShovelerAnas clypeataModerately common winter visitor, has bred.  Amber-listed species.
Red-crested PochardNetta rufinaScarce feral resident.  Rare passage migrant and winter visitor.  Has bred.
Common PochardAythya rufinaModerately common winter visitor, rare breeder.  Red-listed species.
Ring-necked DuckAythya collarisEleven records, the last at Frensham Great Pond from 29 March to 4 April 2009.
Ferruginous DuckAythya nyrocaVery scarce winter visitor.  
Tufted DuckAythya fuligulaCommon breeding resident and winter visitor.
Greater ScaupAythya marilaScarce winter visitor and passage migrant.  Red-listed species.
Common EiderSomateria mollisimaScarce winter visitor.  Amber-listed species. 
Long-tailed DuckClangula hyemalisScarce winter visitor.  Red-listed species.
Common ScoterMelanitta nigraScarce winter visitor and passage migrant.  Red-listed species.
Velvet ScoterMelanitta fuscaScarce winter visitor and passage migrant.  Red-listed species.
Common GoldeneyeBucephala clangulaModerately common winter visitor.  Amber-listed species.
SmewMargellus albellusScarce winter visitor.  Amber-listed species.
Red-breasted MerganserMergus serratorScarce winter visitor.
GoosanderMergus merganserLocally common winter visitor.
Ruddy DuckOxyura jamaicensisRare breeding resident.  Fairly common prior to the national cull.
Black GrouseTetrao tetrixFormer breeding species.  Extinct since c1900.  Red-listed species.
Red-legged PartridgeAlectora rufaUncommon breeding resident, introduced.
Grey PartridgePerdix perdixIncreasingly uncommon breeding resident, most records now probably from releases.  Red-listed species.
Common QuailCoturnix coturnixScarce summer visitor, has bred.  Amber-listed species.
Common PheasantPhasianus colchicusCommon breeding resident, the wild population augmented by releases.
Red-throated DiverGavia stellataScarce winter visitor and passage migrant. 
Black-throated DiverGavia articaScarce winter visitor and passage migrant.  Amber-listed species. 
Great Northern DiverGavia immerScarce winter visitor and passage migrant.  Amber-listed species. 
FulmarFulmaris glacialisNineteen records, the last at Runnymede on 3 June 2011.  Amber-listed species.
Manx ShearwaterPuffinus puffinusRare visitor.  No records since 1998. Amber-listed species.
Balearic ShearwaterPuffinus mauretanicusOne record, at Island Barn Reservoir on 17 August 1984.  Red-listed species.
European Storm-petrelHydrobates pelagicusTwelve records, the last at Queen Elizabeth II Reservoir on 10 October 1999.  Amber-listed species.
Leach’s Storm-petrelOceanodroma leucorhoaAt least 28 records, the last two on 7 December 2006; one bird on the Thames near Tower Bridge and another at Walton Reservoirs.  Amber-listed species.
Northern GannetMorus bassanusRare visitor.  Amber-listed species.
Great CormorantPhalacrocorax carboModerately common resident, passage migrant and winter visitor.  First bred in 2010.
ShagPhalacrocorax aristotelisScarce visitor, usually in winter.  Red-listed species.
Eurasian BitternBotaurus stellarisScarce winter visitor. Amber-listed species.
Little BitternIxobrychus minutusNine records, the last at Epsom Common from 30 May to 1 June 1996.  Breeding suspected but not proved.
Black-crowned Night HeronNycticorax nycticoraxEight records, the last at Lingfield on 21 May 2011.
Squacco HeronArdeola ralloidesTwo records, a record from the 19th century and one at Lambeth Reservoir on 17 June 1997.
Cattle EgretBubulcus ibis One record, at London Wetland Centre on 18 August 2001.
Little EgretEgretta garzettaIncreasingly common visitor.  
Great White EgretArdea albaScarce but increasing visitor.
Grey HeronArdea cinereaModerately common breeding resident.
Purple HeronArdea purpureaTen records, the last at Stoke Water Meadows on 21 May 2014.
Black StorkCiconia nigraThree records, the last in east Surrey on 6 June 2008.
White StorkCiconia ciconiaRare visitor, picture clouded by possible escapes.
Glossy IbisPlegadis falcinellusFour records, the last at Beddington SF on 31 July 2014.
Eurasian SpoonbillPlatalea leucorodiaScarce visitor.  Amber-listed species.
Pied-billed GrebePodilymbus podicepsThree records, possibly of the same bird, the last at Knight and Bessborough Reservoirs on 16 March 1999.
Little GrebeTachybaptus ruficollisModerately common breeding resident. 
Great Crested GrebePodiceps cristatusModerately common breeding resident.
Red-necked GrebePodiceps griseganaScarce winter visitor.  Red-listed species.
Black-necked GrebePodiceps nigricollisRegular winter visitor and passage migrant.  Amber-listed species.
Slavonian GrebePodiceps auritusScarce winter visitor.  Red-listed species.
Honey BuzzardPernis apivorusScarce passage migrant and rare breeding species.  Amber-listed species.
Black KiteMilvus migransFour records, the last at Beddington SF on 15 July 2011.
Red KiteMilvus milvusIncreasingly common resident and passage migrant.  Now breeds.
White-tailed Eagle Haliaeetus albicaEight old records, the last on 12/11/1906.  Red-listed species.
Short-toed EagleCircaetus gallicusOne record, at Thursley Common on 12 July 2014. 
Marsh HarrierCircus aeruginosusScarce passage migrant.  Amber-listed species.
Hen HarrierCircus cyaneusScarce winter visitor.  Red-listed species.
Pallid HarrierCircus macrourusOne record, a male at Send on 31 March 2013.
Montagu’s HarrierCircus pygargusRare summer visitor and passage migrant.  Amber-listed species.
Northern GoshawkAccipter gentilisScare breeding resident and passage migrant.
Eurasian SparrowhawkAccipter nisusModerately common breeding resident.
Common BuzzardButeo buteoModerately common and increasing breeding resident.
Rough-legged BuzzardButeo lagopusAbout thirteen records, the last at Richmond Park on 27 October 2007.
OspreyPandion haliaetusScarce passage migrant.  Amber-listed species. 
Water RailRallus aquaticusScarce breeding resident and moderately common winter visitor.
Spotted CrakePorzana porzanaVery scarce visitor.  26 records, the last at Unstead SF on 12 to 26 September 2010 at least.  Amber-listed species.
Corn CrakeCrex crexOnce a common summer visitor, now rare, the last record being at London Wetland Centre on 30 August 2010 – the bird was taken by a Grey Heron.  Red-listed species.
MoorhenGallinula chloropusCommon breeding resident.
Common CootFulica atraCommon breeding resident and winter visitor.
Common CraneGrus grusVery scarce visitor.  Amber-listed species.
Stone-curlew Burhinus oedicnemusScarce passage migrant.  c30 records since 1900. Formerly bred.  Amber-listed species.
Black-winged StiltHimantopus himantopusFive records, the last at Englefield Green on 10 October 1973.
AvocetRecurvirostra avosettaScarce passage migrant.  Two breeding records, one failed.  Amber-listed species.
OystercatcherHaematopus ostralegusScarce passage migrant and winter visitor.  Recent breeding attempts.  Amber-listed species.
Pacific Golden PloverPluvialis fulvaTwo records.  A record on 12/11/1870 was the first for Britain, the second was at Beddington SF then London Wetland Centre on 2 May 2010.
European Golden PloverPluvialis apricariaUncommon winter visitor and passage migrant.
Grey PloverPluvialis squatarola Scarce winter visitor and passage migrant.  Amber-listed species.
Northern LapwingVanellus vanellusModerately common resident and common winter visitor.  Red-listed species.
Little Ringed PloverCharadrius dubiusSummer visitor breeding annually in small numbers and passage migrant.
Ringed PloverCharadrius hiaticulaModerately common passage migrant and scarce winter visitor.  Has bred.  Red-listed species.
KilldeerCharadrius vociferusOne record, at Beddington SF on 31 January and 2 February 1984.
Kentish PloverCharadrius alexandrinusTwo records, one from the 19th century and one from Stoke Water Meadows on 18 April 1984.
DotterelCharadrius morinellusFour old records and a more recent record of 15 birds at Canons Farm, Banstead, on 4 May 2012.  Red-listed species. 
WhimbrelNumenius phaeopusModerately common passage migrant.  Red-listed species.
Eurasian CurlewNumenius arquataScarce breeder, passage migrant and winter visitor.  Red-listed species.
Black-tailed GodwitLimosa limosaScarce passage migrant, mainly in the autumn.  Red-listed species.
Bar-tailed GodwitLimosa lapponicaScarce passage migrant, mainly in the spring.  Amber-listed species.
Ruddy TurnstoneAreneria interpresScarce passage migrant.  Amber-listed species.
Red KnotCaladris canutusScarce passage migrant and winter visitor.  Amber-listed species.
RuffCalidris pugnaxScarce passage migrant and occasional winter visitor.  Red-listed species.
Curlew SandpiperCalidris ferrugineaScarce passage migrant, mainly in the autumn.  Amber-listed species.
Temminck’s StintCalidris temminckiic23 records, the last at Tice’s Meadow on 18 and 19 May 2013.  Red-listed species.
SanderlingCalidris albaScarce passage migrant.  Amber-listed species.
DunlinCalidris alpinaModerately common passage migrant and winter visitor.  Amber-listed species.
Purple SandpiperCalidris maritimaNine records, the last at Island Barn Reservoir on 24 December 2005.  Amber-listed species.
White-rumped SandpiperCalidris fuscicollisOne record, at Walton Reservoirs on 30 August 1995.
Little StintCalidris minutaScarce passage migrant, mainly in the autumn.
Buff-breasted SandpiperTryngites subruficollisOne record, at Barn Elms Reservoirs on 12 October 1981.
Pectoral SandpiperCalidris malanotesSeventeen records since 2000, the last at Tice’s Meadow on 8-22 September 2014.
Red-necked PhalaropePhalaropus lobatusSix records, the last at Queen Elizabeth II Reservoir on 12 June 2014.  Red-listed species.
Grey PhalaropePhalaropus fulicariusVery scarce autumn passage migrant.
Common SandpiperActitis hypoleucos Moderately common passage migrant, a few winter.  Has bred.  Amber-listed species.
Spotted SandpiperActitis maculariusOne record, at Barn Elms Reservoirs on 16 May 1988.
Green SandpiperTringa ochropusModerately common passage migrant and winter visitor.  Amber-listed species.
Spotted RedshankTringa ochropusScarce passage migrant.  Amber-listed species.
GreenshankTringa nebulariaModerately common passage migrant, rare winter visitor.  Amber-listed species.
Lesser YellowlegsTringa flavipesOne record, at Beddington SF from 24 to 30 September 1984.  A record of a Yellowlegs sp at Unstead SF in early 1954 was probably this species.
Marsh SandpiperTringa stagnatilisOne record, at Old Woking SF on 4-7 May 1994.
Wood SandpiperTringa glareolaScarce passage migrant.  Amber-listed species.
Common RedshankTringa totanusScarce and declining breeder; moderately common passage migrant and winter visitor.  Amber-listed species.
Jack SnipeLymnocryptes minimusScarce winter visitor and passage migrant. 
WoodcockScolopax rusticolaModerately common resident and winter visitor.  Red-listed species.
Common SnipeGallinago gallinagoScarce breeder; moderately common passage migrant and winter visitor.  Amber-listed species.
Pomarine SkuaStercorarius pomarinusFour records, the last at Queen Elizabeth II Reservoir on 10 November 2007.
Arctic SkuaStercorarius parasiticusVery scarce passage migrant, averaging about one record a year.  Red-listed species.
Long-tailed SkuaStercorarius longicaudusThree records, the last at Beddington SF on 25 September 2012.
Great SkuaStercocarius skuaSix records, the last at Island Barn and Queen Elizabeth Reservoirs on 14 October 2014 (9 birds) and 15 October 2014 (2 birds).  Amber-listed species.
PuffinFratercula arcticac24 records, some of exhausted/dead birds, the last record being on the Thames at Richmond on 8 February 1991.  Red-listed species.
RazorbillAlca tordaAbout 14 records, the last on the Thames at Wapping on 9 February 1983.  Amber-listed species.
Little AukAlle alleTwenty records, the last at Queen Elizabeth II Reservoir on 15 November 2007.
Common GuillemotUria aalgeVery scarce vagrant, occasionally storm driven in small numbers.  Amber-listed species.
Little TernSternula albifronsScarce passage migrant.  Amber-listed species.
Gull-billed TernGelochelidon niloticaOne record, at Barn Elms Reservoirs on 26 July 1980 – the first record for an inland county.
Caspian TernHydroprogne caspiaOne record, at Papercourt on 9 August 1984.
Black TernChlidonias NigerModerately common passage migrant.
White-winged Black TernChlidonias leucopterusFive records, the last at Chelsea and Lambeth Reservoirs on 19-20 June 2014.
Sandwich TernSterna sandvicensisScarce passage migrant.  Amber-listed species.
Common TernSterna hirundoScarce summer breeding visitor and common passage migrant.  Amber-listed species.
Roseate TernSterna dougalliiFive records, the last at Queen Elizabeth II Reservoir on 2 July 2013.  Red-listed species.
Arctic Tern  Sterna paradisaeaScarce passage migrant.  Amber-listed species.
Sabine’s GullLarus sabiniUp to 20 birds reported after the great gale of 15-16 October 1987.  Only other record is 3 at Beddington SF on 9 October 2007.
KittiwakeRissa tridactylaScarce passage migrant and winter visitor.  Red-listed species.
Black-headed GullLarus ridibundusNumerous winter visitor and passage migrant.  Breeds in small numbers.  Amber-listed species.
Little GullHydrocoloeus minutusScarce passage migrant and rare winter visitor. 
Mediterranean GullLarus melanocephalusScarce but increasing winter visitor and passage migrant.  Amber-listed species.
Common GullLarus canusModerately common winter visitor and passage migrant.  Amber-listed species.
Ring-billed GullLarus delawarensisSeven records, the last at London Wetland Centre on 9 November 2003.
Lesser Black-backed GullLarus fuscusCommon winter visitor and passage migrant.  Breeds in very small numbers.  Amber-listed species.
Herring GullLarus argentatusCommon winter visitor and passage migrant.  Breeds in very small numbers.  Red-listed species.
Yellow-legged GullLarus michahellisModerately common winter visitor and passage migrant.  Amber-listed species.
Caspian GullLarus cachinnansScarce winter visitor and passage migrant.  Amber-listed species.
Iceland GullLarus glaucoidesVery scarce winter visitor.  Amber-listed species.
Glaucous-winged GullLarus glaucescensOne record, a 3rd summer at Beddington SF on 18 April 2007.
Glaucous GullLarus hyperboreusVery scarce winter visitor.  Amber-listed species.
Great Black-backed GullLarus marinusModerately common, but declining, winter visitor and passage migrant.  Has bred.  Amber-listed species. 
Pallas’s SandgrouseSyrrhaptes paradoxusA number of records in the 1888 eruption.  Last record was of 3 on 28 June 1908, part of another influx.
Feral Rock DoveColumba liviaCommon breeding resident.
Stock DoveColumba oenasCommon breeding resident and passage migrant.  Amber-listed species.
Wood PigeonColumba palumbusCommon breeding resident, passage migrant and winter visitor.
Collared DoveStreptopelia decaoctoCommon breeding resident.
Turtle DoveStreptopelia turturIncreasingly scarce summer visitor and passage migrant.  Formerly common.  Red-listed species.
Common CuckooCuculus canorusModerately common breeding summer visitor.  Red-listed species.
Yellow-billed CuckooCoccyzus americanusOne record; a bird picked up at Oxted Station on 17 October 1991 and later released
Barn OwlTytus albaScarce breeding resident.  
Little OwlAthene noctuaModerately common breeding resident.
Tawny OwlStrix alucoCommon breeding resident.  Amber-listed species.
Long-eared OwlAsio otusScarce winter visitor and irregular breeding species
Short-eared OwlAsio flammeusScarce winter visitor and passage migrant.  Amber-listed species.
European NightjarCaprimulgus europaeusLocally common breeding summer visitor.  Amber-listed species.
Common NighthawkChordeiles minorOne record; a bird found on Barnes Common on 23 October 1984 which subseqently died.
Common SwiftApus apusCommon breeding summer visitor.  Amber-listed species.
Alpine SwiftApus melbaNine records, the last at Walton Reservoirs on 30 April 2005.
Common KingfisherAlcedo atthisModerately common breeding resident.  Amber-listed species.
European Bee-eaterMerops apiasterEight records, the last over Richmond Park on 9 June 1999 (6 birds).
European RollerCoracias garrulusFour records, the last at Thursley Common on 26 May 2013.
HoopoeUpup epopsScarce migrant, has bred.
Eurasian WryneckJynx torqillaScarce passage migrant, formerly bred.  Red-listed species.
Green WoodpeckerPicus viridisCommon breeding resident.
Great Spotted WoodpeckerDendrocopus majorCommon breeding resident.
Lesser Spotted WoodpeckerDendrocopus minorIncreasingly scarce breeding resident.  Red-listed species.  
Common KestrelFalco tinnunculusModerately common breeding resident.  Amber-listed species.
Red-footed FalconFalco vespertinusAt least nine records, the last at Ranmore Common on 9 June 2011.
MerlinFalco columbariusScarce winter visitor.  Red-listed species.
HobbyFalco subbuteoModerately common breeding summer visitor.
Gyr FalconFalco rusticolusOne record, a pale phase bird at Rushett Farm, Chessington on 14-19 March 1972.
Peregrine FalconFalco peregrinusIncreasing breeding resident, passage migrant and winter visitor.
Rose-ringed ParakeetPsittacula krameriLocally common feral breeding resident.
Golden OrioleOriolus oriolusScarce summer visitor.  Red-listed species.
Isabelline ShrikeLanius isabellinusOne record; a bird of the race isabellinus (Daurian Shrike) found dead in Richmond on 21 March 1994. 
Red-backed ShrikeLanius collurioScarce passage migrant; formerly bred.  Red-listed species.
Lesser Grey ShrikeLanius minorTwo records, Banstead Downs on 21 May 1956 and a dying bird at Haslemere on 18 November 1973.
Great Grey ShrikeLanius excubitorScarce winter visitor and passage migrant.
Woodchat ShrikeLanius senatorThirteen records, the last at Richmond Park on 12 June 2005.
MagpiePica picaCommon breeding resident.
Eurasian JayGarrulus glandariusCommon breeding resident.
Spotted NutcrackerNucifraga caryocatactesAbout 12 records, the last at Seale on 10-12 October 1975.
Eurasian JackdawCorvus monedulaCommon breeding resident.
RookCorvus frugilegusCommon breeding resident.
Carrion CrowCorvus coroneCommon breeding resident.
Hooded CrowCorvus cornixRare winter visitor, formerly more common.
Common RavenCorvus coraxScarce but increasing breeding resident.
GoldcrestRegulus regulusCommon breeding resident.
FirecrestRegulus ignicapillusScarce breeding resident, passage migrant and winter visitor. 
Blue TitCyanistes caeruleusCommon breeding resident.
Great TitParus majorCommon breeding resident.
Crested TitLophophanes cristatusTwo old records, and one near Godstone on 10 April 1945. 
Coal TitPeriparus aterCommon breeding resident.
Willow TitPoecile montanaVery scarce and declining breeding resident.  Now possibly extinct in Surrey.  Red-listed species.
Marsh TitPoecile palustrisScarce and declining breeding resident.  Red-listed species.
Bearded TitPanurus biarmicusScarce winter visitor, bred before 1900.
Greater Short-toed LarkCalandrella brachydactylaOne record, at Beddington SF on 24 April 1966.
Crested LarkGalerida cristataOne record, on the bank of the Thames near Hammersmith Bridge on 8 March 1947 (2 birds).
WoodlarkLullula arboreaLocally common breeding resident. 
SkylarkAlauda arvensisCommon breeding resident, passage migrant and winter visitor.  Red-listed species.
Shore LarkEremophila alpestrisAt least six records, the last at Queen Elizabeth II Reservoir on 25 October to 1 November 2011.  Amber-listed species.
Sand MartinRiparia riperiaModerately common breeding summer visitor and passage migrant.
Crag MartinPtyonoprogne rupestrisOne record, at Tice’s Meadow on 22 October 2006.
Barn SwallowHirundo rusticaCommon breeding summer visitor and passage migrant.
House MartinDelichon urbicumCommon breeding summer visitor and passage migrant.  Amber-listed species.
Red-rumped SwallowCecropis dauricaSeven records, the last at Beddington SF on 24 May 2013.
Cetti’s WarblerCettia cettiScarce breeder, migrant and winter visitor.
Long-tailed TitAegithalos caudatusCommon breeding resident.
Pallas’s WarblerPhylloscopus proregulusThree records, the last at McLaren Park, Woking on 1 November 2010.
Yellow-browed WarblerPhylloscopus inornatusFifteen records, the last at Holmethorpe SP on 6 November 2013.
Wood WarblerPhylloscopus sibilatrixDeclining breeding summer visitor and passage migrant.  Red-listed species.
Common ChiffchaffPhylloscopus collybitaCommon breeding summer visitor and passage migrant.  Small numbers over-winter.
Willow WarblerPhylloscopus trochilusCommon but declining breeding summer visitor and passage migrant.  Amber-listed species.
BlackcapSylvia atricapillaCommon breeding summer visitor and passage migrant.  Small numbers over-winter.
Garden WarblerSylvia borinCommon breeding summer visitor and passage migrant.
Barred WarblerSylvia nisoriaOne record, in Richmond Park on 21 September 1985.
Lesser WhitethroatSylvia currucaModerately common but declining breeding summer visitor and passage migrant.
Common WhitethroatSylvia communisCommon breeding summer visitor and passage migrant.
Dartford WarblerSylvia undataLocalised breeding resident in fluctuating numbers.  Amber-listed species.
Subalpine WarblerSylvia cantillansOne record, at Lonsdale Road Reservoir on 21 April 2003.
Sardinian WarblerSylvia melanocephalaOne record, a bird trapped at Berrylands SF on 22 June 1992.  This was the first record for inland Britain.
Grasshopper WarblerLocustella naeviaScarce and declining summer visitor and passage migrant.  Red-listed species.
Icterine WarblerHippolais icterinaTwo records, at Seears Park, Cheam, on 10 June 1983 and at Abinger on 13 September 1987.
Melodious WarblerHippolais polyglottaThree records, the last at Papercourt on 13-15 October 1991.
Aquatic WarblerAcrocephalus paludicolaFour records, the last at Surrey Docks on 23-24 September 1977. Red-listed species.
Sedge WarblerAcrocephalus schoenobaenusModerately common breeding summer visitor and passage migrant.
Marsh WarblerAcrocephalus palustrisFifteen records, has bred.  The last record was at Barn Elms Reservoirs on 25 May 2001 when two adults and a juvenile were seen.  Red-listed species. 
Reed WarblerAcrocephalus scirpaceusLocally common breeding summer visitor and passage migrant.
Great Reed WarblerAcrocephalus arundinaceusFive records, the last at Frensham Great Pond on 30 April 2005.
WaxwingBombycilla garrulousScarce, irruptive, winter visitor.
Eurasian NuthatchSitta europaeaCommon breeding resident.
Eurasian TreecreeperCerthia familiarisCommon breeding resident.
WrenTroglodytes troglodytesCommon breeding resident.
Common StarlingSternus vulgarisCommon breeding resident.  Red-listed species.
Rosy StarlingSturnus roseusAbout eleven records, the last at West Horsely on 8 July 2002.
DipperCinclus cinclusEight records, the last at Leigh Mill Pond on 13 April 1965.  Amber-listed species.
Ring OuzelTurdus torquatusScarce passage migrant.  Red-listed species.
Common BlackbirdTurdus merulaCommon breeding resident.
FieldfareTurdus pilarisCommon winter visitor and passage migrant.  Red-listed species.
Song ThrushTurdus philomelosCommon breeding resident.  Red-listed species.
RedwingTurdus iliacusCommon winter visitor and passage migrant.  Red-listed species.
Mistle ThrushTurdus viscivorusCommon breeding resident.  Red-listed species.
American RobinTurdus migratoriusThree records, the last in Peckham on 27-28 March 2006.
Spotted FlycatcherMuscicapa striataBreeding summer visitor in declining numbers.  Red-listed species.
European RobinErithaca rubeculaCommon breeding resident.
Common NightingaleLuscinia megarhynchos Moderately common breeding summer visitor.  Red-listed species.
BluethroatLuscinia svecicaNine records, the last at Frensham Great Pond on 29 April 2006.
Red-breasted FlycatcherFicedula parvaSeven records, the last at Beaulieu Heights Wood, Norwood, on 5-7 November 1998.
Pied FlycatcherFicedula hypoleucaScarce passage migrant.  Red-listed species.
Black RedstartPhoenicurus ochrurosScarce breeding summer visitor and passage migrant, occasionally wintering.  Red-listed species.
Common RedstartPhoenicurus phoenicurusLocally common breeding summer visitor.  Amber-listed species.
WhinchatSaxicola rubetraModerately common passage migrant.  Formerly bred.  Red-listed species.
European StonechatSaxicola rubicolaLocally common breeding resident and passage migrant.
Northern WheatearOenanthe oenantheModerately common passage migrant.  Has bred. 
Desert WheatearOenanthe desertiOne record, at Barn Elms Reservoirs on 13-14 April 1989.  Possibly the first record for an inland county.
DunnockPrunella modularisCommon breeding resident.  Amber-listed species.
House SparrowPasser domesticusCommon breeding resident.  Red-listed species.
Tree SparrowPasser montanusScarce and decreasing resident.  Red-listed species.
Yellow WagtailMotacilla flavaModerately common passage migrant.  Formerly bred.  Red-listed species.
Citrine WagtailMotacilla citreolaOne record, at Beddington SF on 24-28 August 1993.
Grey WagtailMotacilla cinereaModerately common breeding resident and passage migrant.  Red-listed species.
Pied WagtailMotacilla albaCommon breeding resident.
Richard’s PipitAnthus richardiAt least four records, the last at Barn Elms Reservoirs on 26 September 1994.
Tawny PipitAnthus campestrisThree records, the last at Beddington SF on 6 September 1992 (2 birds).
Tree PipitAnthus trivialisLocally common breeding summer visitor and passage migrant.  Red-listed species.
Meadow PipitAnthus pratensisCommon passage migrant and winter visitor.  Localised breeder.  Amber-listed species.
Red-throated PipitAnthus cervinusSeven records, the last at Beddington SF on 15 October 2000.
Rock PipitAnthus petrosusScarce passage migrant and winter visitor.  
Water PipitAnthus spinolettaScarce passage migrant and winter visitor.  Amber-listed species.
BramblingFringilla montifringillaModerately common winter visitor and passage migrant.
Common ChaffinchFringilla coelebsCommon breeding resident, passage migrant and winter visitor.
HawfinchCoccothraustes coccothraustesScarce breeding resident.  Red-listed species.
Common RosefinchCarpodacus erythrinus  Two records, Beddington SF on 13 July 1995 and Walton Heath on 16 June 1996.
BullfinchPyrrhula pyrrhulaModerately common breeding resident.  Amber-listed species.
GreenfinchChloris chlorisCommon resident, passage migrant and winter visitor.
LinnetLinaria cannabinaModerately common resident, passage migrant and winter visitor.  Red-listed species.
TwiteLinaria flavirostrisDeclining winter visitor.  Now very scarce.  Last records at Berrylands SF on 26 January 2004.  Red-listed species.
Lesser RedpollAcanthis cabaretModerately common passage migrant and winter visitor.  Scarce breeder.  Red-listed species.
Common RedpollAcanthis flammeaScarce winter visitor.  Amber-listed species.
Arctic RedpollAcanthis hornemanniTwo records – Godstone SP on 10-11 March 1991 and a bird of the race exilipes (Coues’s Arctic Redpoll) in a Weybridge garden 15-19 March 2011.
Two-barred CrossbillLoxia leucopteraEight records, the last at South Holmwood/Leith Hill on 8 Oct 2013 to 16 February 2014
Common CrossbillLoxia curvirostraScarce breeding resident periodically augmented by irruptions.
Parrot CrossbillLoxia pytyopsittacusTwo records from the 19th century and a bird trapped at Wisley on 15 May 1963.  Amber-listed species.
GoldfinchCarduelis carduelisCommon breeding resident and passage migrant.
European SerinSerinus serinusThree records, the last at Barn Elms Reservoirs on 2 June 1986.  Amber-listed species.
SiskinSpinus spinusCommon winter visitor and passage migrant.  Scarce breeder.  
Snow BuntingPlectrophenax nivalisScarce winter visitor.  Amber-listed species.
Lapland BuntingCalcarius lapponicusScarce winter visitor.  Amber-listed species.
Pine BuntingEmberiza leucocephalosOne record, a bird found dead at Ewhurst on 29 January 1989.
YellowhammerEmberiza citrinellaModerately common but decreasing breeding resident.  Red-listed species.
Cirl BuntingEmberiza cirlusFormer breeding resident, last recorded in 1993.  Red-listed species.
Ortolan BuntingEmberiza hortulanaThirteen records, the last at Richmond Park on 5 May 2011.
Rustic BuntingEmberiza rusticaOne record, at Beddington SF on 9-13 March 1993.
Little BuntingEmberiza pusillaSix records, the last at Thursley Common on 15 April 1995.
Reed BuntingEmberiza schoenicusModerately common breeding resident.  Amber-listed species.
Corn BuntingEmberiza calandraFormer breeding resident.  Now very scarce.  Last recorded in November 2010.  Red-listed species.

Species not recorded since before 1900

Little CrakePorzana parvaUp to 3 old records, the last in 1910 not considered reliable.
Baillon’s CrakePorzana pusillaTwo old records .
Little BustardTetrax tetraxOne old record, in or about 1877. 
Collared PratincoleGlareola pratincolaTwo old records, the last in 1858.  There have been more recent records of Pratincole sp in 1948 and 1971.
Great SnipeGallinago mediaOne old record, not later than 1850.
Black GuillemotCepphus grylleThree undated records before 1900.  Amber listed species.
Red-billed ChoughPyrrhocorax pyrrhocoraxAt least one old record (1836).
Siberian ThrushZoothera sibiricaA record of a bird said to have been shot c1850 may have been a good record.
Alpine AccentorPrunella collarisTwo records from the 19th century.

Part B: Species recorded only in Spelthorne

Note: Spelthorne is part of present-day Surrey, but does not form part of the Watsonian vice-county, so lies outside the Surrey recording area

Baird’s SandpiperCalidris bairdiiTwo records; Perry Oaks SF on 17-22 September 1950 and Staines Reservoirs rom 14 October 1982 to 24 April 1983. 
Sharp-tailed SandpiperCalidris acuminataOne record, at Staines Reservoirs on 6 August 1976.
Long-billed DowitcherLimnodromus scolopaceusTwo records; Staines Reservoirs 1-15 October 1977 and a bird seen at several locations on a number of dates between 4 October and 4 November 1987.
Solitary SandpiperTringa solitariaA bird at Perry Oaks SF on 22 July 1977 may have been inside the Spelthorne boundary.
Wilson’s PhalaropePhalaropus tricolorTwo records, both at Staines Reservoirs; 14-26 September 1983 and 5-13 September 1997. 
Bonaparte’s GullChroicocephalus philadelphia One record, Staines Reservoir on 30 May 2014.
Sooty TernOnychoprion fuscataOne record, at Staines Reservoirs on 18 August 1971.
Whiskered TernChlidonias hybridaFour records, the last at King George VI and Staines Reservoirs on 22-25 May 2005.
Brown ShrikeLanius cristatusOne record; a bird on Staines Moor on 11 October to 17 December 2009 and again on 1 and 2 January 2010.