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SK58 Yearly Species List 2018
Updated: 21 June, 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. Feral/ Rock Dove
        44. Collared Dove
        45. Barn Owl
        46. Tawny Owl
        47. Little Owl
        48. Swift
        49. Kingfisher
        50. Lesser Spotted Woodpecker
        51. Great Spotted Woodpecker
        52. Green Woodpecker
        53. Kestrel
        54. Merlin
        55. Hobby
        56. Peregrine
        57. Jay
        58. Magpie
        59. Jackdaw
        60. Rook
        61. Carrion Crow
        62. Raven
        63. Coal Tit
        64. Marsh Tit
        65. Willow Tit
        66. Blue Tit
        67. Great Tit
        68. Skylark
        69. Sand Martin
        70. Swallow
        71. House Martin
        72. Long-tailed Tit
        73. Willow Warbler
        74. Chiffchaff
        75. Sedge Warbler
        76. Blackcap
        77. Garden Warbler
        78. Grasshopper Warbler
        79. Reed Warbler
        80. Lesser Whitethroat
        81. Whitethroat
        82. Goldcrest
        83. Wren
        84. Nuthatch
        85. Treecreeper
        86. Starling
        87. Blackbird
        88. Fieldfare
        89. Redwing
        90. Song Thrush
        91. Mistle Thrush
        92. Spotted Flycatcher
        93. Robin
        94. Whinchat
        95. Stonechat
        96. Wheatear
        97. House Sparrow
        98. Dunnock
        99. Yellow Wagtail
        100. Grey Wagtail
        101. Pied Wagtail
        102. Meadow Pipit
        103. Chaffinch
        104. Brambling
        105. Hawfinch
        106. Bullfinch
        107. Greenfinch
        108. Linnet
        109. Lesser Redpoll
        110. Goldfinch
        111. Siskin
        112. Corn Bunting
        113. Yellowhammer
        114. 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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