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SK58 Yearly Species List 2021
Updated: 5 July, 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. ET Little Egret
        26. FF Fieldfare
        27. FV Feral Pigeon
        28. G Green Woodpecker
        29. GA Gadwall
        30. GB Great Black-backed Gull
        31. GC Goldcrest
        32. GD Goosander
        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 Heron
        45. HF Hawfinch
        46. HG Herring Gull
        47. HM House Martin
        48. HS House Sparrow
        49. HW Great White Egret
        50. HY Hobby
        51. J Jay
        52. JD Jackdaw
        53. JS Jack Snipe
        54. K Kestrel
        55. KB Black Kite
        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. ML Merlin
        72. MP Meadow Pipit
        73. MR Marsh Harrier
        74. MS Mute Swan
        75. MT Marsh Tit
        76. NH Nuthatch
        77. OC Oystercatcher
        78. OP Osprey
        79. P Grey Partridge
        80. PE Peregrine
        81. PG Pink-footed Goose
        82. PH Pheasant
        83. PO Pochard
        84. PW Pied Wagtail
        85. R Robin
        86. RB Reed Bunting
        87. RE Redwing
        88. RK Redshank
        89. RL Red-legged Partridge
        90. RN Raven
        91. RO Rook
        92. RP Ringed Plover
        93. RT Redstart
        94. RW Reed Bunting
        95. RZ Ring Ouzel
        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. SU Shelduck
        109. SV Shovelor
        110. SW Sedge Warbler
        111. T Teal
        112. TC Treecreeper
        113. TO Tawny Owl
        114. TS Tree Sparrow
        115. TU Tufted Duck
        116. W Wheatear
        117. WA Water Rail
        118. WC Whinchat
        119. WH Common Whitethroat
        120. WK Woodcock
        121. WM Whimbrel
        122. WN Wigeon
        123. WP Woodpigeon
        124. WR Wren
        125. WS Whooper Swan
        126. WT Willow Tit
        127. WW Willow Warbler
        128. Y Yellowhammer
        129. 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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