British Birds

Common British birds plus a few of the not so common ones

Photos of most of the more common British birds - if its not here it's only because I've not managed to capture an image yet. Follow the hyperlink for each to see the larger images for each species where there are also a number of videos as well.

Hopefully, if you're trying to identify a bird you'll find this useful. More information about the site is also on the following pages.
Avocet Avocet
Bar-headed Goose Bar-headed Goose
Bearded Tit Bearded Tit
Bee-eater Bee-eater
Blackbird Blackbird
Blackcap Blackcap
Black-headed Gull Black-headed Gull
Black-tailed Godwit Black-tailed Godwit
Black-winged Stilt Black-winged Stilt
Blue Tit Blue Tit
Brent GooseBrent Goose
Bullfinch Bullfinch
BuzzardBuzzard
Canada GooseCanada Goose
Cattle Egret Cattle Egret
Cettis WarblerCettis Warbler
Chaffinch Chaffinch
Chiffchaff Chiffchaff
Coal Tit Coal Tit
Collared Dove Collared Dove
Common GullCommon Gull
Common TernCommon Tern
CootCoot
CormorantCormorant
Corn BuntingCorn Bunting
Crow Crow
CuckooCuckoo
CurlewCurlew
Dartford WarblerDartford Warbler
DunlinDunlin
Dunnock Dunnock
Egyptian GooseEgyptian Goose
Feral Pigeon Feral Pigeon
Fieldfare Fieldfare
FirecrestFirecrest
FulmarFulmar
GadwallGadwall
GannetGannet
Glossy Ibis Glossy Ibis
Goldcrest Goldcrest
Golden Plover Golden Plover
Goldfinch Goldfinch
Great Black-backed Gull Gt Black-backed Gull
Great Tit Great Tit
Great-crested Grebe Great-crested Grebe
Great Spotted Woodpecker Gt Sptd Woodpecker
Green Woodpecker Green Woodpecker
Greenfinch Greenfinch
Grey Wagtail Grey Wagtail
Grey HeronGrey Heron
Greylag GooseGreylag Goose
GuillemotGuillemot
Herring GullHerring Gull
HobbyHobby
Hoopoe Hoopoe
House Martin House Martin
House Sparrow House Sparrow
Jackdaw Jackdaw
Jay Jay
Kentish PloverKentish Plover
Kestrel Kestrel
KingfisherKingfisher
KittiwakeKittiwake
LapwingLapwing
Lesser Black-backed GullLsr Black-backed Gull
Lesser Spotted Woodpecker Lsr Sptd Woodpecker
Lesser WhitethroatLesser Whitethroat
Linnet Linnet
Little EgretLittle Egret
Little GrebeLittle Grebe
Long-tailed Tit Long-tailed Tit
Magpie Magpie
MallardMallard
Mandarin DuckMandarin Duck
Marsh HarrierMarsh Harrier
Marsh TitMarsh Tit
Meadow Pipet Meadow Pipet
Mediterranean Gull Mediterranean Gull
Mistle Thrush Mistle Thrush
Moorhen Moorhen
Muscovy Duck Muscovy Duck
Mute Swan Mute Swan
Nightingale Nightingale
Nuthatch Nuthatch
Oystercatcher Oystercatcher
Peacock Peacock
Peregrine Peregrine
Pheasant Pheasant
Philippine DuckPhilippine Duck
Pied Wagtail Pied Wagtail
PintailPintail
PochardPochard
PuffinPuffin
Purple SwamphenPurple Swamphen
RazorbillRazorbill
Red ShovelerRed Shoveler
Red-crested PochardRed-crested Pochard
Red-legged PartridgeRed-legged Partridge
Redpoll Redpoll
RedshankRedshank
RedstartRedstart
Redwing Redwing
Reed BuntingReed Bunting
Reed WarblerReed Warbler
Ring-necked Parakeet Ring-neck'd Parakeet
Ringed PloverRinged Plover
Ringed TealRinged Teal
Robin Robin
Rock PipetRock Pipet
Rook Rook
Sand MartinSand Martin
SanderlingSanderling
Sandwich TernSandwich Tern
Sedge WarblerSedge Warbler
Serin Serin
Shag Shag
Shelduck Shelduck
Short-eared Owl Short-eared Owl
Shoveler Shoveler
Siskin Siskin
Skylark Skylark
Snipe Snipe
Song Thrush Song Thrush
Sparrowhawk Sparrowhawk
SpoonbillSpoonbill
Spotted FlycatcherSpotted Flycatcher
Spotted RedshankSpotted Redshank
Starling Starling
Stock DoveStock Dove
Stonechat Stonechat
Swallow Swallow
Swift Swift
Tawny OwlTawny Owl
TealTeal
Tree Sparrow Tree Sparrow
TreecreeperTreecreeper
Tufted DuckTufted Duck
TurnstoneTurnstone
Turtle Dove Turtle Dove
Waxwing Waxwing
Water RailWater Rail
WheatearWheatear
WhimbrelWhimbrel
WhinchatWhinchat
Whitethroat Whitethroat
WigeonWigeon
Willow Tit Willow Tit
Wood Duck Wood Duck
Wood Pigeon Wood Pigeon
WoodlarkWoodlark
Wren Wren
Yellow WagtailYellow Wagtail