Includes only those species which have been accepted by the relevant record panels, each species listed using ‘Vernacular – Latin – Welsh’ names. The code at the end of certain species refers to the records panel which requires a description of any sightings, these should be sent to the county recorder.

(BBRC – British Birds Records Committee; WRP – Welsh Records Panel; CBC – Carmarthenshire Bird Club)

List currently 311 species.

Mute Swan – Cygnus olor – Alarch Dôf
Bewick’s Swan – Cygnus columbianus – Alarch Bewick
Whooper Swan – Cygnus cygnus – Alarch y Gogledd
Bean Goose – Anser fabalis – Gŵydd y Llafur – WRP
Pink-footed Goose – Anser brachyrhyncus – Gŵydd Droed-binc – CBC
White-fronted Goose – Anser albifrons – Gŵydd Dalcen-wen
Lesser White-fronted Goose – Anser erythropus – Gŵydd Dalcen-wen Leiaf – BBRC
Greylag Goose – Anser anser – Gŵydd Wyllt
Canada Goose – Branta canadensis – Gŵydd Canada
Barnacle Goose – Branta leucopsis – Gŵydd Wyran
Brent Goose – Branta bernicla – Gŵydd Ddu
Egyptian Goose – Alopochen aegyptiaca – Gŵydd yr Aifft
Shelduck – Tadorna tadorna – Hwyaden yr Eithin
Mandarin – Aix galeritulaca – Hwyaden Gribog
Wigeon – Anas penelope – Chwiwell
American Wigeon – Anas americana – Chwiwell America – WRP
Gadwall – Anas strepera – Hwyaden Lwyd
Teal – Anas crecca – Corhwyaden
Green-winged Teal – Anas carolinensis – Corhwyaden Asgell-werdd – WRP
Mallard – Anas platyrhynchos – Hwyaden Wyllt
Pintail – Anas acuta – Hwyaden Lostfain
Garganey – Anas querquedula – Hwyaden Addfain
Blue-winged Teal – Anas discors – Corhwyaden Asgell-las – BBRC
Shoveler – Anas clypeata – Hwyaden Lydanbig
Red-crested Pochard – Netta rufina – Hwyaden Gribgoch – CBC
Pochard – Aythya ferina – Hwyaden Bengoch
Ring-necked Duck – Aythya collaris – Hwyaden Dorchog – WRP
Ferruginous Duck – Aythya nyroca – Hwyaden Lygadwen – WRP
Tufted Duck – Aythya fuligula – Hwyaden Gopog
Scaup – Aythya marila – Hwyaden Benddu
Lesser Scaup – Aythya affinis – Hwyaden Benddu Leiaf – WRP
Eider – Somateria mollissima – Hwyaden Fwythblu
Long-tailed Duck – Clangula hyemalis – Hwyaden Gynffon-hir
Common Scoter – Melanitta nigra – Môr-hwyaden Ddu
Surf Scoter – Melanitta perspicillata – Môr-hwyaden yr Ewyn – WRP
Velvet Scoter – Melanitta fusca – Môr-hwyaden y Gogledd
Goldeneye – Bucephala clangula – Hwyaden Lygad-aur
Smew – Mergus albellus – Lleian Wen – WRP
Red-breasted Merganser – Mergus serrator – Hwyaden Frongoch
Goosander – Mergus merganser – Hwyaden Ddanheddog
Ruddy Duck – Oxyura jamaicensis – Hwyaden Goch
Quail – Coturnix coturnix – Sofliar – CBC
Red-legged Partridge – Alectoris rufa – Petrisen Goesgoch
Red Grouse – Lagopus lagopus – Grugiar
Black Grouse – Tetrao tetrix – Grugiar Ddu – CBC
Grey Partridge – Perdix perdix – Petrisen – CBC
Pheasant – Phasianus colchicus – Ffesant
Red-throated Diver – Gavia stellata – Trochydd Gyddfgoch
Black-throated Diver – Gavia arctica – Trochydd Gyddfddu – CBC
Great Northern Diver – Gavia immer – Trochydd Mawr
Fulmar – Fulmarus glacialis – Aderyn-drycin y Graig
Cory’s Shearwater – Calonectris borealis – Aderyn-drycin Cory – WRP
Great Shearwater – Puffinus gravis – Aderyn-drycin Mawr – WRP
Sooty Shearwater – Puffinus griseus – Aderyn-drycin Du – CBC
Manx Shearwater – Puffinus puffinus – Aderyn-drycin Manaw
Balearic Shearwater – Puffinus mauretanicus – Aderyn-drycin y Baleares – CBC
Storm Petrel – Hydrobates pelagicus – Pedryn Drycin – CBC
Leach’s Petrel – Oceanodroma leucorhoa – Pedryn Gynffon-fforchog – CBC
Gannet – Morus bassanus – Hugan
Cormorant – Phalacrocorax carbo – Mulfran
Shag – Phalacrocorax aristotelis – Mulfran Werdd
Bittern – Botaurus stellaris – Aderyn y Bwn
Little Bittern – Ixobrychus minutus – Aderyn-bwn Leiaf – BBRC
Night Heron – Nycticorax nycticorax – Crëyr y Nos – WRP
Cattle Egret – Bubulcus ibis – Crëyr y Gwartheg – WRP
Little Egret – Egretta garzetta – Crëyr Bach
Great White Egret – Ardea alba – Crëyr Mawr Gwyn – WRP
Grey Heron – Ardea cinerea – Crychydd
Purple Heron – Ardea purpurea – Crëyr Porffor – WRP
Black Stork – Ciconia nigra – Ciconia Du – BBRC
White Stork – Ciconia ciconia – Ciconia Gwyn – WRP
Glossy Ibis – Plegadis falcinellus – Crymanbig Ddu – WRP
Spoonbill – Platalea leucorodia – Llwybig
Little Grebe – Tachybaptus ruficollis – Gwyach Fach
Great Crested Grebe – Podiceps cristatus – Gwyach Fawr Gopog
Red-necked Grebe – Podiceps grisegena – Gwyach Yddfgoch – WRP
Slavonian Grebe – Podiceps auritius – Gwyach Gorniog
Black-necked Grebe – Podiceps nigricollis – Gwyach Yddfddu – CBC
Honey Buzzard – Pernis apivoris – Bod y Mêl – CBC
Red Kite – Milvus milvus – Barcud
White-tailed Eagle – Haliaeetus albicilla – Eryr y Môr – WRP
Marsh Harrier – Circus aeruginosus – Bod y Gwerni
Hen Harrier – Circus cyaneus – Bod Tinwen
Montagu’s Harrier – Circus pygargus – Bod Montagu – WRP
Goshawk – Accipiter gentilis – Gwalch Marth
Sparrowhawk – Accipiter nisus – Gwalch Glas
Buzzard – Buteo buteo – Boda
Rough-legged Buzzard – Buteo lagopus – Bod Bacsiog – WRP
Osprey – Pandion haliaetus – Gwalch y Pysgod
Water Rail – Rallus aquaticus – Rhegen y Dŵr
Spotted Crake – Porzana porzana – Rhegen Fraith – WRP
Little Crake – Zapornia parva – Rhegen Fach – BBRC
Corncrake – Crex crex – Rhegen yr Ŷd – WRP
Moorhen – Gallinula chloropus – Iâr Ddŵr
Coot – Fulica atra – Cwtiar
Crane – Gus grus – Garan – WRP
Little Bustard – Tetrax tetrax – Ceiliog y Waun Lleiaf – BBRC
Great Bustard – Otis tarda – Ceiliog y Waun – BBRC
Stone Curlew – Burhinus oedicnemus – Rhedwr y Moelydd – WRP
Black-winged Stilt – Himantopus himantopus – Hirgoes – BBRC
Avocet – Recurvirostra avosetta – Cambig
Oystercatcher – Haematopus ostralegus – Pioden y Môr
Grey Plover – Pluvialis squatarola – Cwtiad Llwyd
Golden Plover – Pluvialis apricaria – Cwtiad Aur
American Golden Plover – Pluvialis dominica – Corgwtiad Aur – WRP
Dotterel – Charadrius morinellus – Hutan y Mynydd
Killdeer – Charadrius vociferus – Cwtiad Torchog Mawr – BBRC
Ringed Plover – Charadrius hiaticula – Cwtiad Torchog
Little Ringed Plover – Charadrius dubius – Cwtiad Torchog Bach
Lapwing – Vanellus vanellus – Cornicyll
Whimbrel – Numenius phaeopus – Coegylfinir
Curlew – Numenius arquata – Gylfinir
Black-tailed Godwit – Limosa limosa – Rhostog Gynffonddu
Bar-tailed Godwit – Limosa lapponica – Rhostog Gynffonfrith
Turnstone – Arenaria interpres – Cwtiad y Traeth
Knot – Calidris canutus – Pibydd yr Aber
Ruff – Calidris pugnax – Pibydd Torchog
Curlew Sandpiper – Calidris ferruginea – Pibydd Cambig
Sanderling – Calidris alba – Pibydd y Tywod
Dunlin – Calidris alpina – Pibydd y Mawn
Purple Sandpiper – Calidris maritima – Pibydd Du – CBC
Baird’s Sandpiper – Calidris bairdii – Pibydd Baird – BBRC
Little Stint – Calidris minuta – Pibydd Bach
White-rumped Sandpiper – Calidris fusicollis – Pibydd Tinwen – WRP
Buff-breasted Sandpiper – Calidris subruficollis – Pibydd Bronllwyd – WRP
Pectoral Sandpiper – Calidris melanotus – Pibydd Cain – WRP
Wilson’s Phalarope – Phalaropus tricolor – Llydandroed Wilson – BBRC
Red-necked Phalarope – Phalaropus lobatus – Llydandroed Gyddfgoch – WRP
Grey Phalarope – Phalaropus fulicarius – Llydandroed Llwyd
Common Sandpiper – Actitis hypoleucos – Pibydd y Dorlan
Spotted Sandpiper – Actitis macularius – Pibydd Brych – BBRC
Green Sandpiper – Tringa ochropus – Pibydd Gwyrdd
Spotted Redshank – Tringa erythropus – Pibydd Coesgch Mannog
Greenshank – Tringa nebularia – Pibydd Coeswerdd
Lesser Yellowlegs – Tringa flavipes – Melyngoes Bach – BBRC
Marsh Sandpiper – Tringa stagnatilis – Pibydd y Gors – BBRC
Wood Sandpiper – Tringa glareola – Pibydd y Graean
Redshank – Tringa totanus – Pibydd Coesgch
Jack Snipe – Lymnocryptes minimus – Gïach Fach
Long-billed Dowitcher – Limnodromus scolopaceus – Gïach Gylfin-hir – BBRC
Woodcock – Scolopax rusticola – Cyffylog
Snipe – Gallinago gallinago – Gïach
Collared Pratincole – Glareola pratincola – Cwtiadwennol Dorchog – BBRC
Cream-coloured Courser – Cursorius cursor – Rhedwr y Twyni – BBRC
Pomarine Skua – Stercorarius pomarinus – Sgiwen Frech – CBC
Arctic Skua – Stercorarius parasiticus – Sgiwen y Gogledd
Long-tailed Skua – Stercorarius longicaudus – Sgiwen Lostfaen – CBC
Great Skua – Stercorarius skua – Sgiwen Fawr
Puffin – Fratercula arctica – Pâl – CBC
Black Guillemot – Cepphus grylle – Gwylog Ddu – CBC
Razorbill – Alca torda – Llurs
Little Auk – Alle alle – Carfil Bach – CBC
Guillemot – Uria aalge – Gwylog
Sooty Tern – Onychoprion fuscata – Morwennol Fraith – BBRC
Little Tern – Sternula albifrons – Morwennol Fechan
Gull-billed Tern – Gelochelidon nilotica – Morwennol Ylfinbraff – BBRC
Black Tern – Chlidonias niger – Corswennol Ddu
White-winged Black Tern – Chlidonias leucopterus – Corswennol Adeinwen – WRP
Sandwich Tern – Sterna sandvicensis – Morwennol Bigddu
Common Tern – Sterna hirundo – Morwennol Gyffredin
Roseate Tern – Sterna dougalli – Morwennol Wridog – CBC
Arctic Tern – Sterna pradisaea – Morwennol y Gogledd
Ivory Gull – Pagophila eburnea – Gwylan Ifori – BBRC
Sabine’s Gull – Xema sabini – Gwylan Sabine – CBC
Kittiwake – Rissa tridactyla – Gwylan Goesddu
Bonaparte’s Gull – Chroicocephalus philadelphia – Gwylan Bonaparte – BBRC
Black-headed Gull – Chroicocephalus ridibundus – Gwylan Penddu
Little Gull – Hydrocoloeus minutus – Gwylan Fechan
Laughing Gull – Larus atricilla – Gwylan Chwerthinog – BBRC
Franklin’s Gull – Larus pipixcan – Gwylan Franklin – BBRC
Mediterranean Gull – Larus melanocephalus – Gwylan Môr y Canoldir
Common Gull – Larus canus – Gwylan y Gweunydd
Ring-billed Gull – Larus delawarensis – Gwylan Fodrwybig – WRP
Lesser Black-backed Gull – Larus fuscus – Gwylan Gefnddu Leiaf
Herring Gull – Larus argentatus – Gwylan y Penwaig
Yellow-legged Gull – Larus michahellis – Gwylan Goesfelen
Iceland Gull – Larus glaucoides – Gwylan yr Arctig – CBC
Glaucous-winged Gull – Larus glaucescens – Gwylan Asgell-lwydlas – BBRC
Glaucous Gull – Larus hyperboreus – Gwylan y Gogledd – CBC
Great Black-backed Gull – Larus marinus – Gwylan Gefnddu Fwyaf
Rock Dove – Columba livia – Colomen y Graig
Stock Dove – Columba oenas – Colomen Wyllt
Woodpigeon – Columba palumbus – Ysguthan
Collared Dove – Streptopelia decaocto – Turtur Dorchog
Turtle Dove – Streptopelia turtur – Turtur – CBC
Cuckoo – Cuculus canorus – Gwcw
Barn Owl – Tyto alba – Tylluan Wen
Snowy Owl – Bubo scandiacus – Tylluan yr Eira – BBRC
Little Owl – Athene noctua – Tylluan Fach
Tawny Owl – Strix aluco – Tylluan Frech
Long-eared Owl – Asio otus – Tylluan Gorniog
Short-eared Owl – Asio flammeus – Tylluan Glustiog
Nightjar – Caprimulgus europaeus – Troellwr Mawr
Swift – Apus apus – Gwennol Ddu
Pallid Swift – Apus pallidus – Gwennol Welw-ddu – BBRC
Alpine Swift – Apus melba – Gwennol Ddu’r Alpau – WRP
Hoopoe – Upupa epops – Copog – CBC
Roller – Coracius garrulus – Rholydd – BBRC
Kingfisher – Alcedo atthis – Glas y Dorlan
Wryneck – Jynx torquilla – Pengam – CBC
Green Woodpecker – Picus viridis – Cnocell Werdd
Great Spotted Woodpecker – Dendrocopus major – Cnocell Fraith Fwyaf
Lesser Spotted Woodpecker – Dryobates minor – Cnocell Fraith Leiaf
Kestrel – Falco tinnunculus – Cudyll Coch
Red-footed Falcon – Falco vespertinus – Cudyll Troedgoch – WRP
Merlin – Falco columbarius – Cudyll Bach
Hobby – Falco subbuteo – Hebog yr Ehedydd
Gyrfalcon – Falco rusticolus – Hebog y Gogledd – BBRC
Peregrine – Falco peregrinus – Hebog Tramor
Ring-necked Parakeet – Psittacula krameri – Paracit Torchog – CBC
Golden Oriole – Oriolus oriolus – Euryn – WRP
Red-backed Shrike – Lanius collurio – Cigydd Cefngoch – WRP
Lesser Grey Shrike – Lanius minor – Cigydd Glas – BBRC
Great Grey Shrike – Lanius excubitor – Cigydd Mawr
Woodchat Shrike – Lanius senator – Cigydd Pengoch – WRP
Chough – Pyrrhocorax pyrrhocorax – Brân Goesgoch
Magpie – Pica pica – Pioden
Jay – Garrulus glandarius – Ysgrech y Coed
Nutcracker – Nucifraga caryocatactes – Malwr Cnau – BBRC
Jackdaw – Corvus monedula – Jac-y-do
Rook – Corvus frugilegus – Ydfran
Carrion Crow – Corvus corone – Brân Dyddin
Hooded Crow – Corvus cornix – Brân Lwyd – CBC
Raven – Corvus corax – Cigfran
Goldcrest – Regulus regulus – Dryw Eurben
Firecrest – Regulus ignicapillus – Dryw Penfflamgoch
Blue Tit – Cyanistes caeruleus – Titw Tomos Las
Great Tit – Parus major – Titw Mawr
Coal Tit – Periparus ater – Titw Penddu
Willow Tit – Poecile montanus – Titw’r Helyg
Marsh Tit – Poecile palustris – Titw’r Wern
Bearded Tit – Panurus biarmicus – Titw Barfog – WRP
Woodlark – Lullula arborea – Ehedydd y Coed – WRP
Skylark – Alauda arvensis – Ehedydd
Shore Lark – Eremophila alpestris – Ehedydd y Traeth – WRP
Sand Martin – Riparia riparia – Gwennol y Glennydd
Swallow – Hirundo rustica – Gwennol
House Martin – Delichon urbica – Gwennol y Bondo
Cetti’s Warbler – Cettia cetti – Telor Cetti
Long-tailed Tit – Aegithalos caudatus – Titw Gynffon Hir
Yellow-browed Warbler – Phylloscopus inornatus – Telor Aelfelyn – CBC
Wood Warbler – Phylloscopus sibilatrix – Telor y Coed
Chiffchaff – Phylloscopus collybita – Siff-saff
Iberian Chiffchaff – Phylloscopus iberica – Siff-saff Iberia – BBRC
Willow Warbler – Phylloscopus trochilus – Telor yr Helyg
Blackcap – Sylvia atricapilla – Telor Penddu
Garden Warbler – Sylvia borin – Telor yr Ardd
Lesser Whitethroat – Sylvia curruca – Llwydfron Fach
Whitethroat – Sylvia communis – Llwydfron
Dartford Warbler – Sylvia undata – Telor Dartford
Grasshopper Warbler – Locustella naevia – Troellwr Bach
Icterine Warbler – Hippolais icterina – Telor Aur – WRP
Melodious Warbler – Hippolais polyglotta – Telor Pêr – WRP
Aquatic Warbler – Acrocephalus paludicola – Telor y Dwr – BBRC
Sedge Warbler – Acrocephalus schoenobaenus – Telor yr Hesg
Reed Warbler – Acrocephalus scirpaceus – Telor y Cyrs
Waxwing – Bombycilla garrulus – Cynffon Sidan – CBC
Nuthatch – Sitta europaea – Delor y Cnau
Tree Creeper – Certhia familiaris – Dringwr Bach
Wren – Troglodytes troglodytes – Dryw
Starling – Sturnus vulgaris – Drudwy
Rose-coloured Starling – Pastor roseus – Drudwen Wridog – WRP
Dipper – Cinclus cinclus – Bronwen y Dŵr
Ring Ouzel – Turdus torquatus – Mwyalchen y Mynydd
Blackbird – Turdus merula – Mwyalchen
Fieldfare – Turdus pilaris – Socan Eira
Song Thrush – Turdus philomelos – Bronfraith
Redwing – Turdus iliacus – Coch Dan Aden
Mistle Thrush – Turdus viscivorus – Brych y Coed
Spotted Flycatcher – Muscicapa striata – Gwybedog Mannog
Robin – Erithacus rubecula – Robin Goch
Nightingale – Luscinia megarhynchos – Eos – WRP
Pied Flycatcher – Ficedula hypoleuca – Gwybedog Brith
Black Redstart – Phoenicurus ochruros – Tingoch Du
Redstart – Phoenicurus phoenicurus – Tingoch
Whinchat – Saxicola rubetra – Crec yr Eithin
Stonechat – Saxicola rubicola – Clochdar y Cerrig
Wheatear – Oenanthe oenanthe – Tinwen y Garn
Dunnock – Prunella modularis – Llwyd y Berth
House Sparrow – Passer domesticus – Aderyn y Tô
Tree Sparrow – Passer montanus – Golfan y Mynydd
Yellow Wagtail – Motacilla flava – Sigl-di-gwt Felen
Grey Wagtail – Motacilla cinerea – Sigl-di-gwt Lwyd
Pied Wagtail – Motacilla alba – Sigl-di-gwt Fraith
Richards Pipit – Anthus richardi – Corhedydd Richard – CBC
Tree Pipit – Anthus trivialis – Corhedydd y Coed
Meadow Pipit – Anthus pratensis – Corhedydd y Waun
Rock Pipit – Anthus petrosus – Corhedydd y Graig
Water Pipit – Anthus spinoletta – Corhedydd y Dŵr
Brambling – Fringilla montifringilla – Pinc y Mynydd
Chaffinch – Fringilla coelebs – Ji-binc
Hawfinch – Coccothraustes coccothraustes – Gylfinbraff
Bullfinch – Pyrrhula pyrrhula – Coch y Berllan
Greenfinch – Carduelis chloris – Llinos Werdd
Linnet – Linaria cannabina – Llinos
Twite – Linaria flavirostris – Llinos y Mynydd
Lesser Redpoll – Acanthis cabaret – Llinos Bengoch Leiaf
Common Redpoll – Acanthis flammea – Llinos Bengoch – WRP
Crossbill – Loxia curvirostra – Gylfin Groes
Goldfinch – Carduelis carduelis – Teiliwr Llundain
Serin – Serinus serinus – Llinos Frech – WRP
Siskin – Spinus spinus – Pila Gwyrdd
Snow Bunting – Plectrophenax nivalis – Bras yr Eira
Lapland Bunting – Calcarius lapponicus – Bras y Gogledd – CBC
Black-headed Bunting – Emberiza melanocephala – Bras Penddu – BBRC
Corn Bunting – Emberiza calandra – Bras yr Ŷd – WRP
Ortolan Bunting – Emberiza hortulana – Bras y Gerddi – WRP
Cirl Bunting – Emberiza cirlus – Bras Ffrainc – WRP
Yellowhammer – Emberiza citrinella – Melyn yr Eithin
Reed Bunting – Emberiza schoeniclus – Bras y Cyrs
Little Bunting – Emberiza pusilla – Bras Lleiaf – WRP