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SK58 Yearly Species List 2023
Updated: 8 September, 2023


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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. B Blackbird
        2. BC Blackcap
        3. BF Bullfinch
        4. BH Black-headed Gull
        5. BL Brambling
        6. BO Barn Owl
        7. BT Blue Tit
        8. BZ Buzzard
        9. C Carrion Crow
        10. CC Chiffchaff
        11. CA Cormorant
        12. CD Collared Dove
        13. CG Canada Goose
        14. CH Chaffinch
        15. CM Common Gull
        16. CN Common Tern
        17. CO Coot
        18. CS Common Sandpiper
        19. CT Coal Tit
        20. CU Curlew
        21. CW Cetti's Warbler
        22. D Dunnock
        23. DI Dipper
        24. ET Little Egret
        25. FF Fieldfare
        26. FV Feral Pigeon
        27. G Green Woodpecker
        28. GA Gadwall
        29. GB Great Black-backed Gull
        30. GC Goldcrest
        31. GD Goosander
        32. GE Green Sandpiper
        33. GG Great Crested Grebe
        34. GH Grasshopper Warbler
        35. GJ Greylag Goose
        36. GK Greenshank
        37. GL Grey Wagtail
        38. GO Goldfinch
        39. GP Golden Plover
        40. GR Greenfinch
        41. GS Great Spotted Woodpecker
        42. GT Great Tit
        43. GW Garden Warbler
        44. H Grey Heron
        45. HG Herring Gull
        46. HM House Martin
        47. HS House Sparrow
        48. HW Great White Egret
        49. HY Hobby
        50. J Jay
        51. JD Jackdaw
        52. JS Jack Snipe
        53. K Kestrel
        54. KB Black Kite
        55. KF Kingfisher
        56. KT Red Kite
        57. L Lapwing
        58. LB Lesser Black-backed Gull
        59. LG Little Grebe
        60. LI Linnet
        61. LO Little Owl
        62. LP Little Ringed Plover
        63. LR lesser Redpoll
        64. LT Long-tailed Tit
        65. LW Lesser Whitethroat
        66. M Mistle thrush
        67. MA Mallard
        68. MG Magpie
        69. MH Moorhen
        70. MP Meadow Pipit
        71. MR Marsh Harrier
        72. MS Mute Swan
        73. MT Marsh Tit
        74. NH Nuthatch
        75. OC Oystercatcher
        76. OD Wood Sandpiper
        77. P Grey Partridge
        78. PE Peregrine
        79. PG Pink-footed Goose
        80. PH Pheasant
        81. PO Pochard
        82. PW Pied Wagtail
        83. Q Quail
        84. R Robin
        85. RB Reed Bunting
        86. RE Redwing
        87. RI Rose-ringed Parakeet
        88. RK Redshank
        89. RL Red-legged Partridge
        90. RN Raven
        91. RO Rook
        92. RP Ringed Plover
        93. RT Redstart
        94. RU Ruff
        95. RW Reed Warbler
        96. S Skylark
        97. SC Stonechat
        98. SD Stock Dove
        99. SF Spotted Flycatcher
        100. SG Starling
        101. SH Sparrowhawk
        102. SI Swift
        103. SK Siskin
        104. SL Swallow
        105. SM Sand Martin
        106. SN Snipe
        107. ST Song Thrush
        108. SW Sedge Warbler
        109. T Teal
        110. TC Treecreeper
        111. TD Turtle Dove
        112. TO Tawny Owl
        113. TS Tree Sparrow
        114. TU Tufted Duck
        115. W Wheatear
        116. WA Water Rail
        117. WH Whitethroat
        118. WK Woodcock
        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. YL Yellow-legged Gull
        128. 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, 15 Hunters Drive, Throapham, Dinnington, Sheffield, S25 2TG- 07947 068125.

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