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List of birds extinct in Britian

  • • Barnacle Goose - c.1000 BC (as breeding bird, later recolonised)
    • Black-tailed Godwit - 1885 (as breeding bird)
    • Black Tern - 1885 (as breeding bird)
    • Capercaillie (reintroduced)
    • Common Crane - c.1620 (recolonised)
    • Cory's Shearwater - c.1000 BC (as breeding bird, later recolonised)
    • Dalmatian Pelican - c.1000 BC
    • Eurasian Eagle Owl - c.1000 BC
    • Eskimo Curlew (never resident)
    • Eurasian Spoonbill - c.1620
    • Great Auk - 1844
    • Great Bustard - c.1650 (reintroduced 2004)
    • Kentish Plover - c.1940 (as breeding bird)
    • Little Bustard (as breeding bird)
    • Osprey (later recolonised)
    • Ruff - 1871 (as breeding bird)
    • White-tailed Eagle (reintroduced)

Source: Wikipedia

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