© SK58 Birders 2019
complete list of all species recorded and accepted in an apparent wild
state within the boundaries of SK58-since the groups inception in 1993.
Top Listers: Name & Number of species
Latest Migrant Dates within SK58
Records Per Year
Accepted Rare Bird Descriptions
Why do we record
underlined indicates a link to the actual species account that was accepted
at Local/ Regional or National level.
denotes species accepted at a local level, awaiting acceptance
by Yorkshire Naturalists Union and/ or British Birds Rarities
reported, but description outstanding at a local level.
Monthly Recording sheet Click
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Microsoft Excel Monthly Recording form This
can be printed off and posted, or emailed back to SK58 Birders as an
the SK58 Birders Recorder
Information required when submitting a description.
Rarity Description Form PDF
1 Species for which a licence is required to approach an active nest
Recording and Description Records
The following species require supporting descriptions.
Any national rarity designated by the British Birds Rarities Committee.
species not recorded in grid square SK58 (see map for boundary) since
the groups formation in 1993 will also require a description.
recorder upholds the right to request a description if he/ she considers
a record particularly unusual.
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, Twite, Lapland Bunting, and Snow Bunting.
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not be published by SK58 Birders.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:
Hirst, 5 Ruston Close, Chesterfield, S40 4RY- 07947 068125.