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Map and Listing of Birds Sighted on Isle of Wight - twitchers guide

Bird Map of the Isle of Wight - bird spotting

Local reports

We now have daily visits from buzzards both above us and sometimes swooping down across the garden into the trees. The west wight now has a yearly increasing population of buzzards.


* Less Unusual
PM Passage Migrant (Spring or Autumn
SV Summer Visitor
WV Winter Visitor

Downland and Heathland
* Honey Buzzard PM Montagu's Harrier PM * Goshawk Buzzard Kestrel
Woodlark * Dotterel PM Short Eared Owl WV * Hoopoe PM
* Wooodlark PM * Tree Pipet PM Redstart PM Whinchat PM
Stonechat Wheatear PM Ring Ouzel PM * Dartford Warbler
* Dartford WarblerPied Flycatcher PM * Red-backed Shrike * Great Grey Shrike PM

Sea and Coast
Red-throated Diver WV,PM Black-throated Diver WV,PM Great Northern Diver WV,PM Black Necked Grebe WV
Great Creasted Grebe WV Red-necked Grebe WV Fulmar Manx Shearwater * Storm Petrel
* Leach's Petrel Gannet Cormorant Shag
Eider WV * Long Tailed Duck WV Goldeneye WV Scoter WV
Velvet Scoter WV Peregrine Sanderling WV,PM Purple Sandpiper WV
Bar-tailed Godwit Pomarine PM Arctic PM * Long-tailed Skua PM
Meditteranean Gull * Ring-billed Gull Common Gull Lesser Black Backed Gull
Herring Gull * Glaucous Gull Great Black Backed Gull Kittiwake PM
Sandwich Tern PM,SV * Roseate Tern PM Common Tern * Arctic Tern
Little Tern Black Tern Guillemot Razorbill
Puffin PM * Little Auk WV Rock Dove/Feral Pigeon Rock Pipit
Grey Wagtail Black Redstart WV * Raven

Estuary and Marshland
Little Grebe Little Egret Heron * White Stork
* Spoonbill Mute Swan * Bewick Swan WV * Whooper Swan WV
Greylag Goose Canada Goose Brent Goose Shelduck
Wigeon WV Gadwall WV Teal WV Mallard
Pintail WV Gargany SV Shoveler WV Pochard
Tufted Duck Scaup WV Goldeneye WV Red-breasted Merganser WV
* Goosander WV * Smew WV * Ruddy Duck * Marsh Harrier PM
Hen Harrier WV * Osprey PM Water Rail Moorhen Coot * Crane Oyster Catcher
* Avocet * Little Ringed Plover PM Ringed Plover Golden Plover WV
Grey Plover PM,WV Knot WV Little Stint PM * Curlew Sandpiper PM
Dunlin * Ruff Jack Snipe WV Black-tailed Godwit Common Sandpiper PM
Whimbrel PM Curlew Spotted Redshank Redshank Greenshank
Green Sandpiper PM,WV Wood Sandpiper PM Turnstone * Grey Phalarope
Little Gull PM Black-headed Gull Kingfisher Sand Martin PM
* Cetti's Warbler PM Grasshopper Warbler SV Sedge Warbler SV Reed Warbler SV
* Bearded Tit * Twite WV Reed Bunting

Parks and Gardens
Collared Dove * Wryneck PM Green Woodpecker Robin
Blackbird Spotted Flycatcher SV Magpie Jackdaw
* Tree Sparrow WV * Serin PM Siskin WV Redpoll WV

Merlin WV Red-legged Partridge * Quail Pheasant
Lapwing Stock Dove Woodpigeon Turtle Dove SV
Cuckoo SV Barn Owl Little Owl Skylark
Meadow Pipit Yellow Wagtail PM Pied Wagtail Wren
Dunnock Fieldfare WV Redwing WV Lesser Whitethroat SV
Whitethroat SV Rook Carrion Crow Brambling WV
Greenfinch Goldfinch Linnet Yellowhammer
Corn Bunting

Towns and Villages
Swift SV Swallow SV House Martin SV Starling
House Sparrow

Sparrowhawk * Hobby SV Woodcock WV Tawny Owl
Long-eared Owl Nightjar Greater Spotted Woodpecker * Lesser Spotted Woodpecker
Nightingale SV Garden Warbler Blackcap Wood Warbler PM
Chiffchaff Willow Warbler SV Goldcrest Firecrest WV
Long-tailed Tit Marsh Tit * Willow Tit Coal Tit
Blue Tit Great Tit * Nuthatch Treecreeper
* Golden Oriole PM Jay Chaffinch * Crossbill