National Priority Species
- UK BAP / Section 41 list
Red List Species
Amber List Species
Other species on Amber List identified as Local Priority
National Priority Species on Amber List
Avocet -Schedule 1
Kingfisher -Schedule 1
Bittern*(2015) -Schedule 1
Notes: *Included in previous Barnsley Biodiversity Action Plans as Local Priority Species.
National priority species: listed in UKBAP 2007 as superceded by Section 41 list of species of principal importance.
Schedule 1. Specific breeding birds with additional protection for their young and their nests under Wildlife & Countryside Act 1981.
Red, Amber, Green listed in Birds of Conservation Concern November 2015 (BoCC4)
Other Local Priority Species
National priority species total: 26
Local priority species total 47 ?
List of Local Priority Species in Barnsley - all breeding and/or overwintering in Barnsley
National Priority Species on Red List
Lesser Spotted Woodpecker
Ring Ouzel (2015)
Grey wagtail (2015)
Merlin (2015) - Schedule 1
Mistle thrush (2015)
Pied flycatcher (2015)
Ringed Plover (2015)
All prior to 2015 on amber list.
All breeding in Barnsley(8)
Both overwintering in significant numbers in Barnsley (2)
Total number of red list birds breeding in Barnsley: 28
and with over-wintering birds: 30.
Curlew and Ring Ouzel prior to 2015 on amber list.
All breeding in Barnsley. (20)
Other species on Red List
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Although the above 47? Local Priority Species have been identified within this Barnsley Local Priority Plan, actions can be taken to conserve other bird species which have also suffered declines in numbers or are under threat.
Green List Species
Barn Owl* -Schedule 1
Little Ringed Plover* -Schedule 1
Breeding in Barnsley (2)
Other species on Green List identified as Local Priority
Bittern and Nightjar prior to 2015 on red list
All breeding in Barnsley (6)
All breeding in Barnsley (9)