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SK58 Yearly Species List 2021
Updated: 24 September, 2021


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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. CA Cormorant
        11. CC Chiffchaff
        12. CD Collared Dove
        13. CG Canada Goose
        14. CH Chaffinch
        15. CK Cuckoo
        16. CM Common Gull
        17. CN Common Tern
        18. CO Coot
        19. CR Crossbill
        20. CS Common Sandpiper
        21. CT Coal Tit
        22. CU Curlew
        23. CX Common Scoter
        24. D Dunnock
        25. DN Dunlin
        26. ET Little Egret
        27. FF Fieldfare
        28. FV Feral Pigeon
        29. G Green Woodpecker
        30. GA Gadwall
        31. GB Great Black-backed Gull
        32. GC Goldcrest
        33. GD Goosander
        34. GG Great Crested Grebe
        35. GH Grasshopper Warbler
        36. GJ Greylag Goose
        37. GK Greenshank
        38. GL Grey Wagtail
        39. GO Goldfinch
        40. GP Golden Plover
        41. GR Greenfinch
        42. GS Great Spotted Woodpecker
        43. GT Great Tit
        44. GV Grey Plover
        45. GW Garden Warbler
        46. H Heron
        47. HF Hawfinch
        48. HG Herring Gull
        49. HM House Martin
        50. HS House Sparrow
        51. HW Great White Egret
        52. HY Hobby
        53. J Jay
        54. JD Jackdaw
        55. JS Jack Snipe
        56. K Kestrel
        57. KB Black Kite
        58. KT Red Kite
        59. L Lapwing
        60. LB Lesser Black-backed Gull
        61. LE Long-eared Owl
        62. LG Little Grebe
        63. LI Linnet
        64. LO Little Owl
        65. LP Little Ringed Plover
        66. LR Lesser Redpoll
        67. LT Long-tailed Tit
        68. LW Lesser Whitethroat
        69. M Mistle Thrush
        70. MA Mallard
        71. MG Magpie
        72. MH Moorhen
        73. ML Merlin
        74. MP Meadow Pipit
        75. MR Marsh Harrier
        76. MS Mute Swan
        77. MT Marsh Tit
        78. NH Nuthatch
        79. OC Oystercatcher
        80. OD Wood Sandpiper
        81. OP Osprey
        82. P Grey Partridge
        83. PE Peregrine
        84. PG Pink-footed Goose
        85. PH Pheasant
        86. PO Pochard
        87. PW Pied Wagtail
        88. R Robin
        89. RB Reed Bunting
        90. RE Redwing
        91. RK Redshank
        92. RL Red-legged Partridge
        93. RN Raven
        94. RO Rook
        95. RP Ringed Plover
        96. RT Redstart
        97. RU Ruff
        98. RW Reed Bunting
        99. RZ Ring Ouzel
        100. S Skylark
        101. SC Stonechat
        102. SD Stock Dove
        103. SF Spotted Flycatcher
        104. SG Starling
        105. SH Sparrowhawk
        106. SI Swift
        107. SK Siskin
        108. SL Swallow
        109. SM Sand Martin
        110. SN Snipe
        111. ST Song Thrush
        112. SU Shelduck
        113. SV Shovelor
        114. SW Sedge Warbler
        115. T Teal
        116. TC Treecreeper
        117. TO Tawny Owl
        118. TP Tree Pipit
        119. TS Tree Sparrow
        120. TU Tufted Duck
        121. W Wheatear
        122. WA Water Rail
        123. WC Whinchat
        124. WH Common Whitethroat
        125. WK Woodcock
        126. WM Whimbrel
        127. WN Wigeon
        128. WP Woodpigeon
        129. WR Wren
        130. WS Whooper Swan
        131. WT Willow Tit
        132. WW Willow Warbler
        133. Y Yellowhammer
        134. YL Yellow-legged Gull
        135. 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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