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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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Submitted & Accepted Rare Bird Descriptions
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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. Manx Shearwater
        6. Gannet
        7. Cormorant
        8. Bittern
        9. Great White Egret
        10. Little Egret
        11. Grey Heron
        12. White Stork
        13. Mute Swan
        14. Bewick's (Tundra) Swan
        15. Whooper Swan
        16. Pink-footed Goose
        17. Greylag Goose
        18. Canada Goose
        19. Brent Goose
        20. Egyptian Goose
        21. Shelduck
        22. Wigeon
        23. Gadwall
        24. Eurasian Teal
        25. Mallard
        26. Pintail
        27. Garganey
        28. Shoveler
        29. Red-crested Pochard
        30. Pochard
        31. Tufted Duck
        32. Scaup
        33. Eider
        34. Common Scoter
        35. Goldeneye
        36. Goosander
        37. Ruddy Duck
        38. Mandarin C1
        39. Honey Buzzard
        40. Black Kite
        41. Red Kite
        42. Marsh Harrier
        43. Hen Harrier
        44. Montagu's Harrier
        45. Goshawk
        46. Sparrowhawk
        47. Buzzard
        48. Osprey
        49. Kestrel
        50. Merlin
        51. Hobby
        52. Peregrine
        53. Red-legged Partridge
        54. Grey Partridge
        55. Quail
        56. Pheasant
        57. Water Rail
        58. Corncrake
        59. Moorhen
        60. Coot
        61. Common Crane
        62. Oystercatcher
        63. Avocet
        64. Stone Curlew
        65. Little Ringed Plover
        66. Ringed Plover
        67. Dotterel
        68. American Golden Plover
        69. Golden Plover
        70. Grey Plover
        71. Lapwing
        72. Sanderling
        73. Dunlin
        74. Buff-breasted Sandpiper & 2009
        75. Ruff
        76. Jack Snipe
        77. Common Snipe
        78. Woodcock
        79. Bar-tailed Godwit~
        80. Black-tailed Godwit
        81. Whimbrel
        82. Curlew
        83. Spotted Redshank
        84. Redshank
        85. Greenshank
        86. Green Sandpiper
        87. Wood Sandpiper
        88. Common Sandpiper
        89. Arctic Skua
        90. Mediterranean Gull~
        91. Black-headed Gull
        92. Common (Mew) Gull
        93. Lesser Black-backed Gull
        94. Herring Gull
        95. Iceland Gull
        96. Glaucous Gull
        97. Yellow-legged Gull
        98. Great Black-backed Gull
        99. Kittiwake
        100. Sandwich Tern
        101. Common Tern
        102. Arctic Tern
        103. Black Tern
        104. Puffin
        105. Stock Dove
        106. Woodpigeon
        107. Collared Dove
        108. Turtle Dove
        109. Rose-ringed Parakeet C1
        110. Cuckoo
        111. Barn Owl
        112. Little Owl
        113. Tawny Owl
        114. Long-eared Owl
        115. Short-eared Owl
        116. Swift
        117. Kingfisher
        118. Hoopoe Apr 19 & Nov 2019
        119. Green Woodpecker
        120. Great Spotted Woodpecker
        121. Lesser Spotted Woodpecker
        122. Woodlark
        123. Skylark
        124. Sand Martin
        125. Swallow
        126. House Martin
        127. Richard's Pipit~
        128. Tree Pipit
        129. Meadow Pipit
        130. Rock Pipit
        131. Yellow Wagtail
        132. Grey Wagtail
        133. Pied Wagtail
        134. (Bohemian) Waxwing
        135. Dipper
        136. Wren
        137. Dunnock
        138. Robin
        139. Black Redstart
        140. Redstart
        141. Nightingale~
        142. Whinchat
        143. Stonechat
        144. Wheatear
        145. Ring Ouzel
        146. Blackbird
        147. Fieldfare
        148. Song Thrush
        149. Redwing
        150. Mistle Thrush
        151. Sedge Warbler
        152. Grasshopper Warbler
        153. Cetti's Warbler
        154. Reed Warbler
        155. Lesser Whitethroat
        156. Whitethroat
        157. Garden Warbler
        158. Blackcap
        159. Yellow-browed Warbler
        160. Wood Warbler
        161. Common Chiffchaff
        162. Willow Warbler
        163. Goldcrest
        164. Firecrest
        165. Spotted Flycatcher
        166. Pied Flycatcher
        167. Long-tailed Tit
        168. Marsh Tit
        169. Willow Tit
        170. Coal Tit
        171. Blue Tit
        172. Great Tit
        173. Nuthatch
        174. Treecreeper
        175. Golden Oriole
        176. Great Grey Shrike
        177. Woodchat Shrike
        178. Jay
        179. Magpie
        180. Jackdaw
        181. Rook
        182. Carrion Crow
        183. Raven
        184. Starling
        185. House Sparrow
        186. Tree Sparrow
        187. Chaffinch
        188. Brambling
        189. Greenfinch
        190. Goldfinch
        191. Siskin
        192. Linnet
        193. Twite
        194. Common Redpoll
        195. Lesser Redpoll
        196. Common Crossbill
        197. Bullfinch
        198. Hawfinch
        199. Lapland Bunting
        200. Snow Bunting
        201. Yellowhammer
        202. Reed Bunting
        203. 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, Rarity Description Form in WORD

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, Puffin, 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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