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SK58 Yearly Species List 2020
Updated: 28 May, 2020


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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. AE Arctic Tern
        2. AN Common Crane
        3. B Blackbird
        4. BC Blackcap
        5. BF Bullfinch
        6. BH Black-headed Gull
        7. BO Barn Owl
        8. BT Blue Tit
        9. BX Black Redstart
        10. BZ Buzzard
        11. C Carrion Crow
        12. CA Cormorant
        13. CC Chiffchaff
        14. CD Collared Dove
        15. CG Canada Goose
        16. CH Chaffinch
        17. CK Cuckoo
        18. CM Common Gull
        19. CN Common Tern
        20. CO Coot
        21. CS Common Sandpiper
        22. CT Coal Tit
        23. CU Curlew
        24. CX Common Scoter
        25. D Dunnock
        26. DN Dunlin
        27. ET Little Egret
        28. FF Fieldfare
        29. FV Feral Pigeon
        30. G Green Woodpecker
        31. GA Gadwall
        32. GB Great Black-backed Gull
        33. GC Goldcrest
        34. GD Goosander
        35. GG Great Crested Grebe
        36. GH Grasshopper Warbler
        37. GI Goshawk
        38. GJ Greylag Goose
        39. GL Grey Wagtail
        40. GO Goldfinch
        41. GP Golden Plover
        42. GR Greenfinch
        43. GS Great Spotted Woodpecker
        44. GT Great Tit
        45. GW Garden Warbler
        46. H Grey Heron
        47. HG Herring Gull
        48. HM House Martin
        49. HS House Sparrow
        50. HY Hobby
        51. J Jay
        52. JD Jackdaw
        53. JS Jack Snipe
        54. K Kestrel
        55. KF Kingfisher
        56. KT Red Kite
        57. L Lapwing
        58. LB Lesser Black-backed Gull
        59. LE Long-eared Owl
        60. LG Little Grebe
        61. LI Linnet
        62. LO Little Owl
        63. LP Little Ringed Plover
        64. LR Lesser Redpoll
        65. LT Long-tailed Tit
        66. LW Lesser Whitethroat
        67. M Mistle Thrush
        68. MA Mallard
        69. MG Magpie
        70. MH Moorhen
        71. MP Meadow Pipit
        72. MS Mute Swan
        73. MT Marsh Tit
        74. NH Nuthatch
        75. OC Oystercatcher
        76. P Grey Partridge
        77. PE Peregrine
        78. PG Pink-footed Goose
        79. PH Pheasant
        80. PO Pochard
        81. PW Pied Wagtail
        82. R Robin
        83. RB Reed Bunting
        84. RE Redwing
        85. RL Red-legged Partridge
        86. RN Raven
        87. RO Rook
        88. RT Redstart
        89. RW Reed Warbler
        90. RZ Ring Ouzel
        91. S Skylark
        92. SC Stonechat
        93. SD Stock Dove
        94. SE Short-eared Owl
        95. SF Spotted Flycatcher
        96. SG Starling
        97. SH Sparrowhawk
        98. SI Swift
        99. SK Siskin
        100. SL Swallow
        101. SM Sand Martin
        102. SN Snipe
        103. ST Song Thrush
        104. SU Shelduck
        105. SV Shoveler
        106. SW Sedge Warbler
        107. T Teal
        108. TC Treecreeper
        109. TO Tawny Owl
        110. TP Tree Pipit
        111. TS Tree Sparrow
        112. TU Tufted Duck
        113. W Wheatear
        114. WA Water Rail
        115. WC Whinchat
        116. WH Common Whitethroat
        117. WK Woodcock
        118. WM Whimbrel
        119. WN Wigeon
        120. WP Woodpigeon
        121. WR Wren
        122. WS Whooper Swan
        123. WT Willow Tit
        124. WW Willow Warbler
        125. WX Waxwing
        126. Y Yellowhammer
        127. YW Yellow Wagtail

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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, Hoopoe, 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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