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WINGS Birding Tours – Bird List

The Netherlands in Spring

Please note that bird lists are displayed in a tabular format that may be difficult to read on smaller devices.

Cumulative Bird List - Download Bird List as PDF

with James Lidster

  • Column A: Number of tours on which this species was seen.
  • Column B: Number of days this species was seen.
  • Column C: Maximum daily count for this species.
  • Column D: H = Heard only; (H) = Heard more often than seen
A B C D
2 Mute Swan 5 200 Cygnus olor
2 Greylag Goose 4 200 Anser anser
2 Canada Goose 1 20 Branta canadensis
2 Barnacle Goose 4 1000 Branta leucopsis
2 Dark-bellied Brent Goose 3 1000 Branta bernicla
2 Pale-bellied Brent Goose 2 1 Branta bernicla hrota
1 Black Brant 2 1 Branta bernicla nigricans
1 Red-breasted Goose 1 1 Brant ruficollis
2 Shelduck 4 50 Tadorna tadorna
2 Gadwall 5 20 Anas strepera
2 Mallard 5 30 Anas platyrhynchos
2 Garganey 1 1 Anas querquedula
1 Eurasian Teal 4 3 Anas crecca
2 Northern Shoveler 4 10 Anas clypeata
2 Eurasian Wigeon 1 1 Anas penelope
2 Pochard 3 6 Aythya ferina
1 Greater Scaup Aythya marila
2 Tufted Duck 4 20 Aythya fuligula
2 Common Eider 3 30 Somateria mollissima
1 Little Grebe Tachybaptus ruficollis
2 Great Crested Grebe 4 10 Podiceps cristatus
2 Black-necked Grebe 1 1 Podiceps nigricollis
1 Great Cormorant 5 100 Phalacrocorax carbo
1 Great Bittern Botaurus stellaris
1 Little Egret 1 1 Egretta garzetta
2 Great Egret 1 10 Egretta alba
2 Grey Heron 5 10 Ardea cinerea
1 Purple Heron 1 5 Ardea purpurea
2 White Stork 2 15 Ciconia ciconia
2 Spoonbill 5 20 Platalea leucorodia
1 Honey Buzzard Pernis apivorus
2 White-tailed Eagle 1 1 Haliaeetus albicilla
2 Western Marsh Harrier 5 10 Circus aeruginosus
1 Hen Harrier Circus cyaneus
1 Montagu’s Harrier Circus pygargus
1 Pallid Harrier Circus macrourus
2 Northern Goshawk 2 1 Accipiter gentilis
1 Eurasian Sparrowhawk Accipiter nisus
2 Common Buzzard 5 5 Buteo buteo
1 Red Kite Milvus milvus
2 Common Kestrel 3 6 Falco tinnunculus
2 Eurasian Hobby 1 3 Falco subbuteo
1 Red-footed Falcon 1 3 Falco vespertinus
1 Water Rail Rallus aquaticus
2 Common Moorhen 1 2 Gallinula chloropus
2 Eurasian Coot 5 20 Fulica atra
2 Common Crane 1 1 Grus grus
2 Eurasian Oystercatcher 4 300 Haematopus ostralegus
1 Black-winged Stilt 2 2 Himantopus himantopus
2 Avocet 4 30 Recurvirostra avosetta
2 Grey Plover 2 34 Pluvialis squatarola
2 Eurasian Dotterel 1 6 Charadrius morinellus
2 Little Ringed Plover 1 4 Charadrius dubius
2 Ringed Plover 3 20 Charadrius hiaticula
2 Lapwing 5 50 Vanellus vanellus
2 Ruff 1 4 Philomachus pugnax
2 Dunlin 4 10 Calidris alpina
1 Sanderling Calidris alba
2 Red Knot 3 6 Calidris canutus
1 Temminck's Stint 1 3 Calidris temminckii
2 Black-tailed Godwit 4 20 Limosa limosa
2 Bar-tailed Godwit 2 300 Limosa lapponica
2 Eurasian Curlew 2 3 Numenius arquata
2 Eurasian Whimbrel 3 3 Numenius phaeopus
2 Common Redshank 5 200 Tringa totanus
2 Spotted Redshank 2 1 Tringa erythropus
2 Greenshank 3 1 Tringa nebularia
2 Common Sandpiper 4 15 Actitis hypoleucos
1 Eurasian Woodcock Scolopax rusticola
2 Ruddy Turnstone 3 200 Arenaria interpres
1 Red-necked Phalarope 1 1 Phalaropus lobatus
1 Mediterranean Gull 3 2 Ichthyaetus melanocephalus
1 Little Gull Hydrocoloeus minutus
2 Black-headed Gull 5 500 Chroicocephalus ridibundus
2 Great Black-backed Gull 1 2 Larus marinus
2 Lesser Black-backed Gull 5 100 Larus fuscus
2 Herring Gull 3 100 Larus argentatus
1 Common Gull 2 10 Larus canus
2 Sandwich Tern 3 4000 Sterna sandvicensis
2 Common Tern 4 200 Sterna hirundo
2 Arctic Tern 1 2 Sterna paradisaea
2 Little Tern 1 3 Sterna albifrons
2 Black Tern 1 20 Chlidonias niger
1 White-winged Tern Chlidonias leucopterus
1 Whiskered Tern Chlidonia hybridus
2 Wood Pigeon 5 30 Columba palumbus
2 Stock Dove 4 6 Columba oenas
2 Collared Dove 2 2 Streptopelia decaocto
1 Turtle Dove Streptopelia turtur
2 Common Cuckoo 4 1 (H) Cuculus canorus
2 Eurasian Nightjar 1 1 Caprimulgus europaeus
2 Common Swift 4 200 Apus apus
2 Green Woodpecker 1 1 H Picus viridis
2 Great Spotted Woodpecker 2 1 H Dendrocopos major
2 Woodlark 2 4 Lullula arborea
2 Skylark 5 1 (H) Alauda arvensis
2 Sand Martin 3 5 Riparia riparia
2 Barn Swallow 5 200 Hirundo rustica
2 House Martin 5 50 Delichon urbica
2 Tree Pipit 2 2 Anthus trivialis
2 Meadow Pipit 4 6 Anthus pratensis
2 Blue-headed Yellow Wagtail 5 6 Motacilla flava flava
1 Pied Wagtail 1 1 Motacilla alba yarrellii
2 White Wagtail 5 6 Motacilla alba
2 Winter Wren 5 3 Troglodytes troglodytes
2 Dunnock 2 1 Prunella modularis
2 Robin 2 6 Erithacus rubecula
2 Common Nightingale 1 1 Luscinia megarhynchos
2 Bluethroat 1 2 Luscinia svecica
1 Common Redstart Phoenicurus phoenicurus
2 Stonechat 4 4 Saxicola torquata
2 Whinchat 1 1 Saxicola rubetra
1 Northern Wheatear Oenanthe oenanthe
2 Blackbird 4 10 Turdus merula
2 Song Thrush 2 10 Turdus philomelos
1 Mistle Thrush 1 1 Turdus viscivorus
1 Garden Warbler Sylvia borin
2 Blackcap 3 5 Sylvia atricapilla
1 Lesser Whitethroat 1 1 Sylvia curruca
2 Whitethroat 5 5 Sylvia communis
2 Reed Warbler 2 4 Acrocephalus scirpaceus
2 Sedge Warbler 3 4 Acrocephalus schoenobaenus
2 Icterine Warbler 1 1 Hippolais icterina
2 Chiffchaff 4 2 Phylloscopus collybita
2 Willow Warbler 4 1 Phylloscopus trochilus
1 Wood Warbler 1 1 Phylloscopus sibilatrix
1 Goldcrest 1 1 Regulus regulus
1 Spotted Flycatcher 1 1 Muscicapa striata
1 Pied Flycatcher 1 1 Ficedula hypoleuca
2 Long-tailed Tit 2 6 Aegithalos caudatus
1 Marsh Tit 1 2 Poecile palustris
1 Crested Tit 2 1 Parus cristatus
2 Great Tit 3 6 Parus major
2 Blue Tit 4 6 Cyanistes caeruleus
2 Eurasian Nuthatch 2 1 Sitta europea
1 Short-toed Treecreeper 2 3 Certhia brachydactyla
2 Eurasian Jay 3 2 Garrulus glandarius
2 Magpie 5 10 Pica pica
2 Eurasian Jackdaw 5 20 Corvus monudela
2 Rook 1 300 Corvus frugeligus
2 Carrion Crow 5 2 Corvus corone
2 Raven 1 2 Corvus corax
2 European Starling 5 30 Sturnus vulgaris
2 House Sparrow 5 10 Passer domesticus
1 Tree Sparrow Passer montanus
2 Chaffinch 2 2 Fringilla coelebs
2 Greenfinch 2 6 Carduelis chloris
2 Goldfinch 1 3 Carduelis carduelis
2 Linnet 4 10 Carduelis cannabina
1 Common Crossbill Loxia curvirostra
2 Reed Bunting 5 2 Emberiza schoeniclus
1 Yellowhammer 1 1 Emberiza citrinella