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Updated: 26 June, 2019

 

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A complete list of all species recorded and accepted in an apparent wild state within the boundaries of SK58-since the groups inception in 1993.

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Earliest & Latest Migrant Dates within SK58
Records Per Year
Species Per Year
Submitted & Accepted Rare Bird Descriptions
Why do we record birds?

Species underlined indicates a link to the actual species account that was accepted at Local/ Regional or National level.

        1. Little Grebe
        2. Great Crested Grebe
        3. Red-necked Grebe Link to video RX Video
        4. Black-necked Grebe Link to video BN Video
        5. Gannet
        6. Cormorant
        7. Bittern
        8. Great White Egret
        9. Little Egret
        10. Grey Heron
        11. White Stork
        12. Mute Swan
        13. Bewick's (Tundra) Swan
        14. Whooper Swan
        15. Pink-footed Goose
        16. Greylag Goose
        17. Canada Goose
        18. Brent Goose
        19. Egyptian Goose
        20. Shelduck
        21. Wigeon
        22. Gadwall
        23. Eurasian Teal
        24. Mallard
        25. Pintail
        26. Garganey
        27. Shoveler
        28. Red-crested Pochard
        29. Pochard
        30. Tufted Duck
        31. Scaup
        32. Eider
        33. Goldeneye
        34. Goosander
        35. Ruddy Duck
        36. Mandarin C1
        37. Honey Buzzard
        38. Black Kite
        39. Red Kite
        40. Marsh Harrier
        41. Hen Harrier
        42. Montagu's Harrier
        43. Goshawk
        44. Sparrowhawk
        45. Buzzard
        46. Osprey
        47. Kestrel
        48. Merlin
        49. Hobby
        50. Peregrine
        51. Red-legged Partridge
        52. Grey Partridge
        53. Quail
        54. Pheasant
        55. Water Rail
        56. Corncrake
        57. Moorhen
        58. Coot
        59. Common Crane
        60. Oystercatcher
        61. Little Ringed Plover
        62. Ringed Plover
        63. Dotterel
        64. American Golden Plover
        65. Golden Plover
        66. Grey Plover
        67. Lapwing
        68. Sanderling
        69. Dunlin
        70. Buff-breasted Sandpiper & 2009
        71. Ruff
        72. Jack Snipe
        73. Common Snipe
        74. Woodcock
        75. Black-tailed Godwit
        76. Whimbrel
        77. Curlew
        78. Spotted Redshank
        79. Redshank
        80. Greenshank
        81. Green Sandpiper
        82. Wood Sandpiper
        83. Common Sandpiper
        84. Arctic Skua
        85. Mediterranean Gull~
        86. Black-headed Gull
        87. Common (Mew) Gull
        88. Lesser Black-backed Gull
        89. Herring Gull
        90. Iceland Gull
        91. Glaucous Gull
        92. Yellow-legged Gull
        93. Great Black-backed Gull
        94. Kittiwake
        95. Sandwich Tern
        96. Common Tern
        97. Arctic Tern
        98. Black Tern
        99. Feral Pigeon
        100. Stock Dove
        101. Woodpigeon
        102. Collared Dove
        103. Turtle Dove
        104. Rose-ringed Parakeet C1
        105. Cuckoo
        106. Barn Owl
        107. Little Owl
        108. Tawny Owl
        109. Long-eared Owl
        110. Short-eared Owl
        111. Swift
        112. Kingfisher
        113. Hoopoe
        114. Green Woodpecker
        115. Great Spotted Woodpecker
        116. Lesser Spotted Woodpecker
        117. Woodlark
        118. Skylark
        119. Sand Martin
        120. Swallow
        121. House Martin
        122. Richard's Pipit~
        123. Tree Pipit
        124. Meadow Pipit
        125. Rock Pipit
        126. Yellow Wagtail
        127. Grey Wagtail
        128. Pied Wagtail
        129. (Bohemian) Waxwing
        130. Dipper
        131. Wren
        132. Dunnock
        133. Robin
        134. Black Redstart
        135. Redstart
        136. Nightingale~
        137. Whinchat
        138. Stonechat
        139. Wheatear
        140. Ring Ouzel
        141. Blackbird
        142. Fieldfare
        143. Song Thrush
        144. Redwing
        145. Mistle Thrush
        146. Grasshopper Warbler
        147. Sedge Warbler
        148. Reed Warbler
        149. Lesser Whitethroat
        150. Whitethroat
        151. Garden Warbler
        152. Blackcap
        153. Yellow-browed Warbler
        154. Wood Warbler
        155. Common Chiffchaff
        156. Willow Warbler
        157. Goldcrest
        158. Firecrest
        159. Spotted Flycatcher
        160. Pied Flycatcher
        161. Long-tailed Tit
        162. Marsh Tit
        163. Willow Tit
        164. Coal Tit
        165. Blue Tit
        166. Great Tit
        167. Nuthatch
        168. Treecreeper
        169. Golden Oriole
        170. Great Grey Shrike
        171. Woodchat Shrike
        172. Jay
        173. Magpie
        174. Jackdaw
        175. Rook
        176. Carrion Crow
        177. Raven
        178. Starling
        179. House Sparrow
        180. Tree Sparrow
        181. Chaffinch
        182. Brambling
        183. Greenfinch
        184. Goldfinch
        185. Siskin
        186. Linnet
        187. Twite
        188. Common Redpoll
        189. Lesser Redpoll
        190. Common Crossbill
        191. Bullfinch
        192. Hawfinch
        193. Lapland Bunting
        194. Snow Bunting
        195. Yellowhammer
        196. Reed Bunting
        197. Corn Bunting

        * denotes species accepted at a local level, awaiting acceptance by Yorkshire Naturalists Union and/ or British Birds Rarities Committee

        ~ denotes species reported, but description outstanding at a local level.

PDF Monthly Recording sheet Click for free Adobe Acrobat PDF Reader.

Microsoft Excel Monthly Recording form This can be printed off and posted, or emailed back to SK58 Birders as an attachment or:

Email the SK58 Birders Recorder

Information required when submitting a description.

Rarity Description Form PDF

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, 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, Wood Sandpiper, 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, 5 Ruston Close, Chesterfield, S40 4RY- 07947 068125.

A group dedicated to recording the bird life of a single 10km square between Sheffield, Rotherham & Worksop

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