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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
Hawfinch Coccothraustes coccothraustes Birds 55
Firecrest Regulus ignicapilla Birds 53
Brambling Fringilla montifringilla Birds 44
Redwing Turdus iliacus Birds 31
Redpoll Carduelis flammea Birds 27
Merlin Falco columbarious Birds 25
Brent Goose Branta bernicla Birds 24
Yellow-browed Warbler Phylloscopus inornatus Birds 24
Wood Pigeon Columba palumbus Birds 22
Spoonbill Platalea leucorodia Birds 20
Ruff Philomachus pugnax Birds 18
Bullfinch Pyrrhula pyrrhula Birds 18
Hen Harrier Circus cyaneus Birds 16
Black Redstart Phoenicurus ochruros Birds 16
Bearded Tit Panurus biarmicus Birds 16
Ring Ouzel Turdus torquatus Birds 14
Avocet Recurvirostra avosetta Birds 13
Marsh Harrier Circus aeruginosus Birds 13
Long-tailed Tit Aegithalos caudatus Birds 13
Fieldfare Turdus pilaris Birds 13
Goldcrest Regulus regulus Birds 13
Red Admiral Vanessa atalanta Butterflies 13
Lapwing Green Plover or Pee-wit Vanellus vanellus Birds 12
Cattle Egret Bubulcus ibis Birds 12
Starling Sturnus vulgaris Birds 12
Great White Egret Ardea alba Birds 12
Great Northern Diver Gavia immer Birds 12
Red-breasted Merganser Mergus serrator Birds 11
Snipe Gallinago gallinago Birds 11
Yellowhammer Emberiza citrinella Birds 11