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
Common Sandpiper Actitis hypoleucos Birds 23
Osprey Pandion haliaetus Birds 22
Mediterranean Gull Larus melanocephalus Birds 22
Dunlin Calidris alpina Birds 20
Roseate Tern Sterna dougallii Birds 19
Sandwich Tern Sterna sandvicensis Birds 19
Spoonbill Platalea leucorodia Birds 18
Common Tern Sterna hirundo Birds 17
Silver-washed Fritillary Argynnis paphia Butterflies 14
Redshank Tringa totanus Birds 12
Greenshank Tringa nebularia Birds 11
Little Ringed Plover Charadrius budius Birds 11
White Admiral Limenitis camilla Butterflies 11
Green Sandpiper Tringa ochropus Birds 11
Peregrine Peregrine Falcon Falco peregrinus Birds 10
Whimbrel Numenius phaeopus Birds 10
Black-tailed Godwit Limosa limosa Birds 10
Sand Martin Riparia riparia Birds 9
Marbled White Melanargia galathea Butterflies 9
Marsh Harrier Circus aeruginosus Birds 8
Ringlet Aphantopus hyperantus Butterflies 8
Avocet Recurvirostra avosetta Birds 8
Yellow-legged Gull Larus michahellis Birds 8
Large Skipper Ochlodes venata Butterflies 7
Turnstone Arenaria interpres Birds 7
Lulworth Skipper Thymelicus acteon Butterflies 7
Sanderling Calidris alba Birds 7
Hobby Falco subbuteo Birds 7
Purple Hairstreak Quercusia quercus Butterflies 7
Common Rosefinch Scarlet Rosefinch Carpodacus erythrinus Birds 7

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