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SK58 Yearly Species List 2021
Updated: 12 April, 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. CM Common Gull
        16. CO Coot
        17. CR Crossbill
        18. CT Coal Tit
        19. CU Curlew
        20. CX Common Scoter
        21. D Dunnock
        22. ET Little Egret
        23. FF Fieldfare
        24. FV Feral Pigeon
        25. G Green Woodpecker
        26. GA Gadwall
        27. GB Great Black-backed Gull
        28. GC Goldcrest
        29. GD Goosander
        30. GG Great Crested Grebe
        31. GJ Greylag Goose
        32. GL Grey Wagtail
        33. GO Goldfinch
        34. GP Golden Plover
        35. GR Greenfinch
        36. GS Great Spotted Woodpecker
        37. GT Great Tit
        38. H Heron
        39. HF Hawfinch
        40. HG Herring Gull
        41. HM House Martin
        42. HS House Sparrow
        43. J Jay
        44. JD Jackdaw
        45. JS Jack Snipe
        46. K Kestrel
        47. KT Red Kite
        48. L Lapwing
        49. LB Lesser Black-backed Gull
        50. LE Long-eared Owl
        51. LG Little Grebe
        52. LI Linnet
        53. LO Little Owl
        54. LP Little Ringed Plover
        55. LR Lesser Redpoll
        56. LT Long-tailed Tit
        57. M Mistle Thrush
        58. MA Mallard
        59. MG Magpie
        60. MH Moorhen
        61. ML Merlin
        62. MP Meadow Pipit
        63. MS Mute Swan
        64. MT Marsh Tit
        65. NH Nuthatch
        66. OC Oystercatcher
        67. P Grey Partridge
        68. PE Peregrine
        69. PG Pink-footed Goose
        70. PH Pheasant
        71. PO Pochard
        72. PW Pied Wagtail
        73. R Robin
        74. RB Reed Bunting
        75. RE Redwing
        76. RK Redshank
        77. RL Red-legged Partridge
        78. RN Raven
        79. RO Rook
        80. S Skylark
        81. SC Stonechat
        82. SD Stock Dove
        83. SG Starling
        84. SH Sparrowhawk
        85. SK Siskin
        86. SL Swallow
        87. SM Sand Martin
        88. SN Snipe
        89. ST Song Thrush
        90. SV Shovelor
        91. T Teal
        92. TC Treecreeper
        93. TO Tawny Owl
        94. TU Tufted Duck
        95. W Wheatear
        96. WA Water Rail
        97. WK Woodcock
        98. WN Wigeon
        99. WP Woodpigeon
        100. WR Wren
        101. WS Whooper Swan
        102. WW Willow Warbler
        103. 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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