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

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