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Birds (Text list)

Below is a list of birds recorded at the SECC including the status details of each bird.

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Little Grebe - rare winter visitor on River Clyde.
Fulmar - 1 record of bird passing through.
Manx Shearwater - 1 record of 3 birds heading upriver.
Shag - 1 record of a juvenile bird on 24 August 2007.
Cormorant - seen throughout the year but more abundant during the winter.
Grey Heron - scarce but regular at River Clyde.
Mute Swan - regular birds on River Clyde and overflying.
Whooper Swan - Rare winter migrant (overflying birds)
Pink-footed Goose - rare winter migrant (overflying birds)
Greylag Goose - occaisional overflying birds.
Shelduck - rare migrant (overflying birds)
Teal - 1 record of a pair flying upriver past the site in spring 2006.
Mallard - regular on River Clyde and overflying birds.
Pochard - Rare cold weather movements along the River Clyde.
Tufted Duck - Occasionaly seen flying along the river.
Goldeneye - Occasionaly seen flying along the river.<
Red-breasted Merganser
Goosander - Occasionaly seen flying along the river.
Honey Buzzard - 2 juveniles birds flew south over centre on 16 Sep 2009 (pending acceptance by local raritie's committee) Sparrowhawk - regular over the site.
Osprey - 2 seperate records during May 2005.
Kestrel - regular over site, has bred on Finnieston Crane.
Peregrine - regular in winter, often perched on Finnieston Crane.
Coot
Oystercatcher - Annual overflying spring/autumn migrant
Ringed Plover - Annual overflying spring migrant, a nesting attempt failed when Magpies got the eggs.
Golden Plover - rare overflying migrant.
Snipe- Rare overflying migrant.
Woodcock - rare but annual migrant mainly in November.
Curlew- Rare overflying migrant.
Redshank
Common Sandpiper,
Mediterranean Gull,
Arctic Tern - 2 in June 2006.
Black-headed Gull - present year round but commoner in the winter.
Common Gull - common winter visitor
Lesser Black-backed Gull - Common in summer, usualy present in smaller numbers in winter.
Herring Gull
Iceland Gull, rare winter visitor
Great Black-backed Gull
Kittiwake - Rare overflying migrant.
Sandwich Tern - scarce but annual mainly spring migrant.
Black Guillemot - 1 summer record.
Guillemot - scarce winter migrant.
Razorbill, rare winter migrant
Feral Pigeon - Resident
Stock Dove
Woodpigeon - Resident
Collared Dove
Long-eared Owl - 1 record.
Swift - annual summer migrant.
Great Spotted Woodpecker - 1 record in 2005.
Skylark
Swallow annual summer migrant.
Sand Martin - annual summer migrant.
House Martin - rare but almost annual summer migrant.
Meadow Pipit- annual migrant.
Grey Wagtail - annual winter visitor.
Pied Wagtail - 1-2 pairs breed most years, up to 30 roost in winter.
Kingfisher - hard weather movements, 2 records (both at helipad/Tall Ship area.
Waxwing - rare migrant.
Wren -
Dunnock - resident.
Robin - resident.
Wheatear,,
Blackbird,,
Fieldfare,,
Song Thrush,,
Redwing,,
Mistle Thrush,
, Sedge Warbler,
Whitethroat,
Garden Warbler,
Blackcap,
Chiffchaff,
Willow Warbler,
Goldcrest,
Long-tailed Tit,
Coal Tit,
Blue Tit,
Great Tit,
Treecreeper,
Magpie,
Jackdaw,
Rook,
Carrion Crow,
Hooded Crow,
Starling,
House Sparrow,
Chaffinch,
Greenfinch,
Goldfinch,
Siskin,
Linnet,
Crossbill,
Lesser Redpoll,
Common Redpoll,
Reed Bunting,
Peregrine - adult female
Peregrine - adult female