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SK58 Yearly Species List 2020
Updated: 28 September, 2020


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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. AE Arctic Tern
        2. AN Common Crane
        3. B Blackbird
        4. BC Blackcap
        5. BF Bullfinch
        6. BH Black-headed Gull
        7. BO Barn Owl
        8. BT Blue Tit
        9. BX Black Redstart
        10. BZ Buzzard
        11. C Carrion Crow
        12. CA Cormorant
        13. CB Corn Bunting
        14. CC Chiffchaff
        15. CD Collared Dove
        16. CG Canada Goose
        17. CH Chaffinch
        18. CK Cuckoo
        19. CM Common Gull
        20. CN Common Tern
        21. CO Coot
        22. CR Crossbill
        23. CS Common Sandpiper
        24. CT Coal Tit
        25. CU Curlew
        26. CX Common Scoter
        27. D Dunnock
        28. DN Dunlin
        29. ET Little Egret
        30. FF Fieldfare
        31. FV Feral Pigeon
        32. G Green Woodpecker
        33. GA Gadwall
        34. GB Great Black-backed Gull
        35. GC Goldcrest
        36. GD Goosander
        37. GG Great Crested Grebe
        38. GE Green Sandpiper
        39. GH Grasshopper Warbler
        40. GI Goshawk
        41. GJ Greylag Goose
        42. GL Grey Wagtail
        43. GO Goldfinch
        44. GP Golden Plover
        45. GR Greenfinch
        46. GS Great Spotted Woodpecker
        47. GT Great Tit
        48. GW Garden Warbler
        49. H Grey Heron
        50. HG Herring Gull
        51. HM House Martin
        52. HS House Sparrow
        53. HW Great White Egret
        54. HY Hobby
        55. J Jay
        56. JD Jackdaw
        57. JS Jack Snipe
        58. K Kestrel
        59. KF Kingfisher
        60. KT Red Kite
        61. L Lapwing
        62. LB Lesser Black-backed Gull
        63. LE Long-eared Owl
        64. LG Little Grebe
        65. LI Linnet
        66. LO Little Owl
        67. LP Little Ringed Plover
        68. LR Lesser Redpoll
        69. LT Long-tailed Tit
        70. LW Lesser Whitethroat
        71. M Mistle Thrush
        72. MA Mallard
        73. MG Magpie
        74. MH Moorhen
        75. MP Meadow Pipit
        76. MR Marsh Harrier
        77. MS Mute Swan
        78. MT Marsh Tit
        79. MX Manx Shearwater
        80. NH Nuthatch
        81. OC Oystercatcher
        82. P Grey Partridge
        83. PE Peregrine
        84. PG Pink-footed Goose
        85. PH Pheasant
        86. PO Pochard
        87. PW Pied Wagtail
        88. Q Quail
        89. R Robin
        90. RB Reed Bunting
        91. RE Redwing
        92. RI Rose-ringed Parakeet
        93. RK Redshank
        94. RL Red-legged Partridge
        95. RN Raven
        96. RO Rook
        97. RT Redstart
        98. RW Reed Warbler
        99. RZ Ring Ouzel
        100. S Skylark
        101. SC Stonechat
        102. SD Stock Dove
        103. SE Short-eared Owl
        104. SF Spotted Flycatcher
        105. SG Starling
        106. SH Sparrowhawk
        107. SI Swift
        108. SK Siskin
        109. SL Swallow
        110. SM Sand Martin
        111. SN Snipe
        112. ST Song Thrush
        113. SU Shelduck
        114. SV Shoveler
        115. SW Sedge Warbler
        116. T Teal
        117. TC Treecreeper
        118. TO Tawny Owl
        119. TP Tree Pipit
        120. TS Tree Sparrow
        121. TU Tufted Duck
        122. W Wheatear
        123. WA Water Rail
        124. WC Whinchat
        125. WH Common Whitethroat
        126. WK Woodcock
        127. WM Whimbrel
        128. WN Wigeon
        129. WP Woodpigeon
        130. WR Wren
        131. WS Whooper Swan
        132. WT Willow Tit
        133. WW Willow Warbler
        134. WX Waxwing
        135. Y Yellowhammer
        136. YL Yellow-legged Gull
        137. 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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