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SK58 Yearly Species List
Updated: 15 January, 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. Greylag Goose
        2. Pink-footed Goose
        3. Mute Swan
        4. Wigeon
        5. Mallard
        6. Teal
        7. Pochard
        8. Tufted Duck
        9. Goosander
        10. Pheasant
        11. Little Grebe
        12. Great Crested Grebe
        13. Little Egret
        14. Grey Heron
        15. Cormorant
        16. Red Kite
        17. Buzzard
        18. Water Rail
        19. Moorhen
        20. Coot
        21. Snipe
        22. Black-headed Gull
        23. Common Gull
        24. Great Black-backed Gull
        25. Herring Gull
        26. Lesser Black-backed Gull
        27. Stock Dove
        28. Woodpigeon
        29. Collared Dove
        30. Feral/ Rock Dove
        31. Little Owl
        32. Kingfisher
        33. Great Spotted Woodpecker
        34. Kestrel
        35. Jay
        36. Magpie
        37. Jackdaw
        38. Rook
        39. Carrion Crow
        40. Raven
        41. Coal Tit
        42. Willow Tit
        43. Blue Tit
        44. Great Tit
        45. Long-tailed Tit
        46. Wren
        47. Nuthatch
        48. Treecreeper
        49. Starling
        50. Blackbird
        51. Fieldfare
        52. Redwing
        53. Song Thrush
        54. Mistle Thrush
        55. Robin
        56. House Sparrow
        57. Dunnock
        58. Grey Wagtail
        59. Pied Wagtail
        60. Meadow Pipit
        61. Chaffinch
        62. Brambling
        63. Hawfinch
        64. Bullfinch
        65. Greenfinch
        66. Lesser Redpoll
        67. Goldfinch
        68. Siskin
        69. Reed Bunting

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Rarity Description Form PDF

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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