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SK58 Yearly Species List 2020
Updated: 20 July, 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. GH Grasshopper Warbler
        39. GI Goshawk
        40. GJ Greylag Goose
        41. GL Grey Wagtail
        42. GO Goldfinch
        43. GP Golden Plover
        44. GR Greenfinch
        45. GS Great Spotted Woodpecker
        46. GT Great Tit
        47. GW Garden Warbler
        48. H Grey Heron
        49. HG Herring Gull
        50. HM House Martin
        51. HS House Sparrow
        52. HY Hobby
        53. J Jay
        54. JD Jackdaw
        55. JS Jack Snipe
        56. K Kestrel
        57. KF Kingfisher
        58. KT Red Kite
        59. L Lapwing
        60. LB Lesser Black-backed Gull
        61. LE Long-eared Owl
        62. LG Little Grebe
        63. LI Linnet
        64. LO Little Owl
        65. LP Little Ringed Plover
        66. LR Lesser Redpoll
        67. LT Long-tailed Tit
        68. LW Lesser Whitethroat
        69. M Mistle Thrush
        70. MA Mallard
        71. MG Magpie
        72. MH Moorhen
        73. MP Meadow Pipit
        74. MR Marsh Harrier
        75. MS Mute Swan
        76. MT Marsh Tit
        77. NH Nuthatch
        78. OC Oystercatcher
        79. P Grey Partridge
        80. PE Peregrine
        81. PG Pink-footed Goose
        82. PH Pheasant
        83. PO Pochard
        84. PW Pied Wagtail
        85. Q Quail
        86. R Robin
        87. RB Reed Bunting
        88. RE Redwing
        89. RI Rose-ringed Parakeet
        90. RK Redshank
        91. RL Red-legged Partridge
        92. RN Raven
        93. RO Rook
        94. RT Redstart
        95. RW Reed Warbler
        96. RZ Ring Ouzel
        97. S Skylark
        98. SC Stonechat
        99. SD Stock Dove
        100. SE Short-eared Owl
        101. SF Spotted Flycatcher
        102. SG Starling
        103. SH Sparrowhawk
        104. SI Swift
        105. SK Siskin
        106. SL Swallow
        107. SM Sand Martin
        108. SN Snipe
        109. ST Song Thrush
        110. SU Shelduck
        111. SV Shoveler
        112. SW Sedge Warbler
        113. T Teal
        114. TC Treecreeper
        115. TO Tawny Owl
        116. TP Tree Pipit
        117. TS Tree Sparrow
        118. TU Tufted Duck
        119. W Wheatear
        120. WA Water Rail
        121. WC Whinchat
        122. WH Common Whitethroat
        123. WK Woodcock
        124. WM Whimbrel
        125. WN Wigeon
        126. WP Woodpigeon
        127. WR Wren
        128. WS Whooper Swan
        129. WT Willow Tit
        130. WW Willow Warbler
        131. WX Waxwing
        132. Y Yellowhammer
        133. 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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