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SK58 Yearly Species List 2018
Updated: 12 July, 2018


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A complete list of all species recorded and accepted in an apparent wild state within the boundaries of SK58 this year. Now following the British Ornithologists’ Union. 2017. The British List: A Checklist of Birds of Britain (9th edition). Ibis 160: 190-240.

Species List Yearly Archive

        1. Canada Goose
        2. Greylag Goose
        3. Pink-footed Goose
        4. Mute Swan
        5. Shelduck
        6. Garganey
        7. Gadwall
        8. Wigeon
        9. Mallard
        10. Teal
        11. Pochard
        12. Tufted Duck
        13. Goosander
        14. Red-legged Partridge
        15. Grey Partridge
        16. Pheasant
        17. Little Grebe
        18. Great Crested Grebe
        19. Little Egret
        20. Grey Heron
        21. Cormorant
        22. Sparrowhawk
        23. Red Kite
        24. Buzzard
        25. Water Rail
        26. Moorhen
        27. Coot
        28. Lapwing
        29. Golden Plover
        30. Little Ringed Plover
        31. Woodcock
        32. Jack Snipe
        33. Snipe
        34. Common Sandpiper
        35. Black-headed Gull
        36. Common Gull
        37. Great Black-backed Gull
        38. Herring Gull
        39. Lesser Black-backed Gull
        40. Common Tern
        41. Stock Dove
        42. Woodpigeon
        43. Turtle Dove
        44. Feral/ Rock Dove
        45. Collared Dove
        46. Barn Owl
        47. Tawny Owl
        48. Little Owl
        49. Long-eared Owl
        50. Swift
        51. Kingfisher
        52. Lesser Spotted Woodpecker
        53. Great Spotted Woodpecker
        54. Green Woodpecker
        55. Kestrel
        56. Merlin
        57. Hobby
        58. Peregrine
        59. Jay
        60. Magpie
        61. Jackdaw
        62. Rook
        63. Carrion Crow
        64. Raven
        65. Coal Tit
        66. Marsh Tit
        67. Willow Tit
        68. Blue Tit
        69. Great Tit
        70. Skylark
        71. Sand Martin
        72. Swallow
        73. House Martin
        74. Long-tailed Tit
        75. Willow Warbler
        76. Chiffchaff
        77. Sedge Warbler
        78. Blackcap
        79. Garden Warbler
        80. Grasshopper Warbler
        81. Reed Warbler
        82. Lesser Whitethroat
        83. Whitethroat
        84. Goldcrest
        85. Wren
        86. Nuthatch
        87. Treecreeper
        88. Starling
        89. Blackbird
        90. Fieldfare
        91. Redwing
        92. Song Thrush
        93. Mistle Thrush
        94. Spotted Flycatcher
        95. Robin
        96. Whinchat
        97. Stonechat
        98. Wheatear
        99. House Sparrow
        100. Dunnock
        101. Yellow Wagtail
        102. Grey Wagtail
        103. Pied Wagtail
        104. Meadow Pipit
        105. Chaffinch
        106. Brambling
        107. Hawfinch
        108. Bullfinch
        109. Greenfinch
        110. Linnet
        111. Lesser Redpoll
        112. Goldfinch
        113. Siskin
        114. Corn Bunting
        115. Yellowhammer
        116. Reed Bunting

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Schedule 1 Species for which a licence is required to approach an active nest

Species Recording and Description Records

  • The following species require supporting descriptions.
  • Any national rarity designated by the British Birds Rarities Committee.
  • Any species not recorded in grid square SK58 (see map for boundary) since the groups formation in 1993 will also require a description.
  • The recorder upholds the right to request a description if he/ she considers a record particularly unusual.
  • All of the following species: Red-necked Grebe, Black-necked Grebe, Gannet, Bittern, Great White Egret, White Stork, Bewicks Swan, Brent Goose, Egyptian Goose, Garganey, Scaup, Eider, Honey Buzzard, Black Kite, Marsh Harrier, Montagu's Harrier, Goshawk (away from known areas), Corncrake, Common Crane, Dotterel, American Golden Plover, Sanderling, Buff-breasted Sandpiper, Spotted Redshank, Wood Sandpiper, Arctic Skua, Mediterranean GulI, Iceland Gull, Glaucous Gull, Kittiwake, Sandwich Tern, Arctic Tern, Black Tern, Woodlark, Richard's Pipit, Rock Pipit, Yellow-browed Warbler, Wood Warbler, Firecrest, Golden Oriole, Great Grey Shrike, Woodchat Shrike, Twite, Lapland Bunting, and Snow Bunting.
  • Where applicable, all field descriptions will be passed on to the relevant committees of the Yorkshire Naturalists Union and the British Birds Rarities Committee for consideration. Descriptions are required for all species on the list without exception. Records with no description or which are rejected by the relevant county records committee will not be published by SK58 Birders. All records and species descriptions should be sent to the SK58 Recorder:
  • Andy Hirst, 5 Ruston Close, Chesterfield, S40 4RY- 07947 068125.

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