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SK58 Yearly Species List 2023
Updated: 24 January, 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. BH Black-headed Gull
        4. BO Barn Owl
        5. BT Blue Tit
        6. BZ Buzzard
        7. C Carrion Crow
        8. CA Cormorant
        9. CD Collared Dove
        10. CH Chaffinch
        11. CM Common Gull
        12. CO Coot
        13. CT Coal Tit
        14. CG Canada Goose
        15. D Dunnock
        16. ET Little Egret
        17. FF Fieldfare
        18. FV Feral Pigeon
        19. G Green Woodpecker
        20. GA Gadwall
        21. GC Goldcrest
        22. GG Great Crested Grebe
        23. GJ Greylag Goose
        24. GL Grey Wagtail
        25. GO Goldfinch
        26. GP Golden Plover
        27. GR Greenfinch
        28. GS Great Spotted Woodpecker
        29. GT Great Tit
        30. HG Herring Gull
        31. HS House Sparrow
        32. J Jay
        33. JD Jackdaw
        34. JS Jack Snipe
        35. K Kestrel
        36. KF Kingfisher
        37. LB Lesser Black-backed Gull
        38. LG Little Grebe
        39. LO Little Owl
        40. LT Long-tailed Tit
        41. MA Mallard
        42. MG Magpie
        43. MH Moorhen
        44. MP Meadow Pipit
        45. MS Mute Swan
        46. MT Marsh Tit
        47. NH Nuthatch
        48. P Grey Partridge
        49. PE Peregrine
        50. PG Pink-footed Goose
        51. PH Pheasant
        52. R Robin
        53. RB Reed Bunting
        54. RE Redwing
        55. RI Rose-ringed Parakeet
        56. RN Raven
        57. RO Rook
        58. S Skylark
        59. SC Stonechat
        60. SD Stock Dove
        61. SG Starling
        62. SK Siskin
        63. SN Snipe
        64. T Teal
        65. TC Treecreeper
        66. TU Tufted Duck
        67. WA Water Rail
        68. WN Wigeon
        69. WP Woodpigeon
        70. WR Wren
        71. WS Whooper Swan
        72. WX Waxwing
        73. YL Yellow-legged Gull

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Rarity Description Form PDF, Rarity Description Form in WORD

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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