Wildlife List

Lists of the birds and other wildlife that can be seen in the Borgue area.

Birds:

NameComments
Barn Owl
Black-Backed Gull (greater and lesser)
Black-Headed Gull
Blackbird
Blackcap
Black Guillemot
Black SwanSeen once in Kirkandrews Bay
Black-Throated Diver
BramblingWinter visitor
Bullfinch
Buzzard
Chaffinch
Coal Tit
Collared Dove
Common Gull
Common Sandpiper
Cormorant
Carrion Crow
Curlew
Dunlin
Dunnock
Eider Duck
FieldfareWinter visitor
GannetBreeds at Whithorn
Goldcrest
Goldeneye
Goldfinch
Great Spotted Woodpecker
Great Tit
Greenfinch
Grey Heron
Grey Wagtail
Hen HarrierRare
Herring Gull
House MartinSummer visitor
House Sparrow
Jackdaw
Jay
Kestrel
Lapwing
Lesser Redpoll
Linnet
Little EgretWinter visitor
Long-Tailed Tit
Mallard
Meadow Pipit
Merlin
Mistle Thrush
Mute Swan
Nuthatch
Oystercatcher
PeregrineNests on sea cliffs near Brighouse
Pheasant
Pied Wagtail
RavenHas nested at the Coo Palace
Razorbill
Red-Breasted Merganser
Red-Legged Partridge
Red KiteBecoming more common
RedshankWinter visitor
Reed Bunting
Ringed Plover
Robin
Rock Pipit
Rook
Sedge WarblerSummer visitor
Shelduck
Skylark
Song Thrush
Sparrowhawk
Starling
Stonechat
SwallowSummer visitor
Tawny Owl
Tern
Tree Sparrow
Tufted Duck
Twite
Wood Pigeon
Wren
Yellowhammer

Mammals, Reptiles and Amphibians:

NameComments
AdderRare in Borgue
Bank Vole
Brown Hare
Common Frog
Common Lizard
Common Shrew
Common Toad
Fox
Great Crested NewtRare – protected species
Grey SealOften seen around the Isles of Fleet
Hedgehog
Otter
Palmate Newt
Pipistrelle Bat
Porpoise
Rabbit
Red Squirrel
Roe Deer
Stoat
Weasel
Wood Mouse

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