Species Requiring a Description by the YNU Rarities Committee
The following list of county rarities requires a description and/or photographic evidence to secure the acceptance needed from the YNURC for publication within the Yorkshire Bird Report.
In addition, the Birds Section reserves the right not to publish records of scarce birds which cannot be attributed to a named observer and are unsupported by photographic evidence.
Taiga Bean Goose
American Golden Plover
Blyth’s Reed Warbler
Black-crowned Night Heron
White-winged Black Tern
Great White Egret
Races and other unusual occurrences
The YNURC will require descriptions to support records of difficult to determine races, particularly those whose taxonomic status is under review. Many of these are now considered by BBRC and descriptions will be forwarded where required. A full list of species and races considered by BBRC can be found here: http://www.bbrc.org.uk/main-information/species-taxa
The YNURC is also willing to assist in adjudicating any records for local groups and societies.