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SK58 Yearly Species List 2024
Updated: 11 June, 2024


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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. AN Common Crane
        2. AV Avocet
        3. B Blackbird
        4. BA Bar-tailed Godwit
        5. BC Blackcap
        6. BF Bullfinch
        7. BL Brambling
        8. BH Black-headed Gull
        9. BO Barn Owl
        10. BT Blue Tit
        11. BZ Buzzard
        12. C Carrion Crow
        13. CA Cormorant
        14. CB Corn Bunting
        15. CC Chiffchaff
        16. CD Collared Dove
        17. CG Canada Goose
        18. CH Chaffinch
        19. CK Cuckoo
        20. CM Common Gull
        21. CO Coot
        22. CT Coal Tit
        23. CW Cetti's Warbler
        24. D Dunnock
        25. DI Dipper
        26. DN Dunlin
        27. EG Egyptian Goose
        28. ET Little Egret
        29. FF Fieldfare
        30. G Green Woodpecker
        31. GA Gadwall
        32. GB Great Black-backed Gull
        33. GC Goldcrest
        34. GD Goosander
        35. GG Great Crested Grebe
        36. GH Grasshopper Warbler
        37. GJ Greylag Goose
        38. GL Grey Wagtail
        39. GO Goldfinch
        40. GP Golden Plover
        41. GR Greenfinch
        42. GS Great Spotted Woodpecker
        43. GT Great Tit
        44. GW Garden Warbler
        45. H Heron
        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. KF Kingfisher
        56. KT Red Kite
        57. L Lapwing
        58. LB Lesser Black-backed Gull
        59. LG Little Grebe
        60. LI Linnet
        61. LO Little Owl
        62. LP Little Ringed Plover
        63. LR Lesser Redpoll
        64. LT Long-tailed Tit
        65. LW Lesser Whitehroat
        66. M Mistle Thrush
        67. MA Mallard
        68. MG Magpie
        69. MH Moorhen
        70. MP Meadow Pipit
        71. MS Mute Swan
        72. MT Marsh Tit
        73. NH Nuthatch
        74. OC Oystercatcher
        75. OP Osprey
        76. P Grey Partridge
        77. PE Peregrine
        78. PG Pink-footed Goose
        79. PH Pheasant
        80. PO Pochard
        81. PW Pied Wagtail
        82. R Robin
        83. RB Reed Bunting
        84. RE Redwing
        85. RK Redshank
        86. RL Red-legged Partridge
        87. RN Raven
        88. RO Rook
        89. RW Reed Warbler
        90. RZ Ring Ouzel
        91. S Skylark
        92. SC Stonechat
        93. SD Stock Dove
        94. SG Starling
        95. SH Sparrowhawk
        96. SI Swift
        97. SK Siskin
        98. SL Swallow
        99. SM Sand Martin
        100. SN Snipe
        101. ST Song Thrush
        102. SV Shoveler
        103. SW Sedge Warbler
        104. T Teal
        105. TC Treecreeper
        106. TO Tawny Owl
        107. TU Tufted Duck
        108. W Wheatear
        109. WA Water Rail
        110. WH Whitethroat
        111. WK Woodcock
        112. WN Wigeon
        113. WP Woodpigeon
        114. WR Wren
        115. WS Whooper Swan
        116. WW Willow Warbler
        117. WX Waxwing
        118. Y Yellowhammer
        119. 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: Manx Shearwater, Red-necked Grebe, Black-necked Grebe, Gannet, Bittern, White Stork, Bewick's Swan, Brent Goose, Egyptian Goose, Garganey, Scaup, Eider, Honey Buzzard, Black Kite, Montagu's Harrier, Goshawk (away from known areas), Corncrake, Common Crane, Dotterel, American Golden Plover, Sanderling, Buff-breasted Sandpiper, Spotted Redshank, Arctic Skua, Mediterranean GulI, Iceland Gull, Glaucous Gull, Kittiwake, Sandwich Tern, Arctic Tern, Black Tern, Woodlark, Richard's Pipit, Rock Pipit, Nightingale, 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,15 Hunters Drive, Throapham, Dinnington, Sheffield, S25 2TG- 07947 068125.

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