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Each pdf shows a list of Northern Ireland records for the species or subspecies indicated.


Wildfowl Records


Geese & Swan

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‡ = updated July 2019; ‡ ‡ = updated September 2019; ‡ ‡ ‡ = updated October 2019
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Pale-bellied Brent Goose (inland records) Branta bernicla hrota ‡ ‡ ‡ Click here
Dark-bellied Brent Goose Branta bernicla bernicla ‡ ‡ ‡ Click here
Black Brant Branta bernicla nigricans Click here
'Grey-bellied' Brent Goose Branta bernicla ssp. ‡ ‡ Click here
Canada & Cackling Goose Branta canadensis / hutchinsii Click here
Barnacle Goose Branta leucopsis ‡ ‡ ‡ Click here
Snow Goose Anser caerulescens Click here
Taiga & Tundra Goose Anser fabalis / serrirostris Click here
Pink-footed Goose Anser brachyrhynchus ‡ ‡ ‡ Click here
Russian White-fronted Goose Anser albifrons albifrons Click here
Bewick's Swan Cygnus columbianus bewickii ‡ ‡ ‡ Click here
Whistling Swan Goose Cygnus columbianus columbianus Click here

Ducks

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‡ = updated July 2019; ‡ ‡ = updated November 2019
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Ruddy Shelduck Tadorna ferruginea Click here
Baikal Teal Sibirionetta formosa Click here
Garganey Spatula querquedula ‡ ‡ Click here
Blue-winged Teal Spatula discors & Blue-winged Teal x Shoveler ‡ Click here
American Wigeon Mareca americana Click here
Green-winged Teal Anas carolinensis & Green-winged x Eurasian Teal ‡ Click here
Red-crested Pochard Netta rufina Click here
Ferruginous Duck Aythya nyroca Click here
Ring-necked Duck Aythya collaris Click here
Lesser Scaup Aythya affinis Click here
King Eider Somateria spectablis Click here
Surf Scoter Melanitta perspicillata Click here
Velvet Scoter Melanitta fusca ‡ ‡ Click here
Common Scoter (inland records away from Lower Lough Erne) Melanitta nigra Click here
Long-tailed Duck Clangula hyemalis ‡ ‡ Click here
Barrow's Goldeneye Bucephala islandica Click here
Smew Mergellus albellus Click here
Hooded Merganser Lophodytes cullatus Click here
Goosander Mergus merganser ‡ ‡ Click here

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Taxonomy

Scientific nomenclature and species order within record groupings follows version 9.1 of the IOC World List:
Gill, F. & Donsker, D. (eds.) 2019. IOC World Bird List. Available from www.worldbirdnames.org