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SK58 Yearly Species List 2020
Updated: 18 January, 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. CD Collared Dove
        12. CG Canada Goose
        13. CH Chaffinch
        14. CM Common Gull
        15. CO Coot
        16. CT Coal Tit
        17. D Dunnock
        18. ET Little Egret
        19. FF Fieldfare
        20. FV Feral Pigeon
        21. G Green Woodpecker
        22. GA Gadwall
        23. GB Great Black-backed Gull
        24. GC Goldcrest
        25. GD Goosander
        26. GG Great Crested Grebe
        27. GJ Greylag Goose
        28. GL Grey Wagtail
        29. GO Goldfinch
        30. GP Golden Plover
        31. GR Greenfinch
        32. GS Great Spotted Woodpecker
        33. GT Great Tit
        34. HG Herring Gull
        35. HS House Sparrow
        36. J Jay
        37. JD Jackdaw
        38. JS Jack Snipe
        39. K Kestrel
        40. KT Red Kite
        41. L Lapwing
        42. LB Lesser Black-backed Gull
        43. LG Little Grebe
        44. LI Linnet
        45. LO Little Owl
        46. LR Lesser Redpoll
        47. LT Long-tailed Tit
        48. M Mistle Thrush
        49. MA Mallard
        50. MG Magpie
        51. MH Moorhen
        52. MP Meadow Pipit
        53. MS Mute Swan
        54. MT Marsh Tit
        55. NH Nuthatch
        56. P Grey Partridge
        57. PE Peregrine
        58. PG Pink-footed Goose
        59. PH Pheasant
        60. PW Pied Wagtail
        61. R Robin
        62. RB Reed Bunting
        63. RE Redwing
        64. RL Red-legged Partridge
        65. RN Raven
        66. RO Rook
        67. S Skylark
        68. SC Stonechat
        69. SD Stock Dove
        70. SG Starling
        71. SH Sparrowhawk
        72. SK Siskin
        73. SN Snipe
        74. ST Song Thrush
        75. T Teal
        76. TO Tawny Owl
        77. TU Tufted Duck
        78. WA Water Rail
        79. WK Woodcock
        80. WN Wigeon
        81. WP Woodpigeon
        82. WR Wren
        83. Y Yellowhammer

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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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