Azure-winged Magpie


Passeriformes #1

Place: Birmingham Botanical Gardens
Dates: 16 August 2016.






[Cyanopica cyanus, Family Corvidae, Order Passeriformes, Wikipedia Entry: Azure-winged magpie]

The sound of the azure-winged magpie (borrowed from the Xeno-Canto website, recordist Anon Torimi)

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Spotted Flycatcher


Passeriformes #2

Place: North Stream valley, Skomer
Dates: 11 May 2017.




[Muscicapa striata, Family Muscicapidae, Order Passeriformes, Wikipedia Entry: Spotted flycatcher]

The sound of the spotted flycatcher (borrowed from the Xeno-Canto website, recordist Patrik Åberg)

Distribution of the spotted flycatcher across the British Isles (borrowed from the Bird Atlas Mapstore).

Skomer Little Owl


Strigiformes

Place: Wall west of farm, Skomer
Dates: 12 May 2017.















[Athene noctua, Family Strigidae, Order Strigiformes, Wikipedia Entry: Little owl]

The sound of the little owl (borrowed from the Xeno-Canto website, recordist Tomas Belka)

Distribution of the little owl across the British Isles (borrowed from the Bird Atlas Mapstore).

Grey Heron Wiggling Its Body


Pelecaniformes

Place: Crumlin canal between Newport and Risca
Dates: 8 April 2017.





[Ardea cinerea, Family Ardeidae, Order Pelecaniformes, Wikipedia Entry: Grey heron]

The sound of the grey heron (borrowed from the Xeno-Canto website, recordist Patrik Åberg)

Distribution of the grey heron across the British Isles (borrowed from the Bird Atlas Mapstore).

Puffin


Charadriiformes

Place: North Haven, Skomer
Dates: 11 May 2017.








Place: Welsh Way, Skomer
Dates: 11 May 2017.



[Fratercula arctica, Family Alcidae, Order Charadriiformes, Wikipedia Entry: Atlantic puffin]

The sound of the puffin (borrowed from the Xeno-Canto website, recordist Hans Petter Kristoffersen)

Distribution of the puffin across the British Isles (borrowed from the Bird Atlas Mapstore).

Gabar Goshawk


Accipitriformes

Place: Moremi Game Reserve, Botswana
Dates: 29 August 2012.


[Micronisus gabar, Family Accipitridae, Order Accipitriformes, Wikipedia Entry: Gabar goshawk]

The sound of the gabar goshawk (borrowed from the Xeno-Canto website, recordist Peter Boesman)

More Forest Farm Kingfishers


Coraciiformes

Place: Forest Farm, Cardiff
Dates: 22 November 2016, 8 January 2017, 11 February 2017, 14 March 2017.

A continuation of Kingfisher Central.


22 November 2016

8 January 2017

11 February 2017

14 March 2017

[Alcedo atthis, Family Alcedinidae, Order Coraciiformes, Wikipedia Entry: Common kingfisher]

The sound of the kingfisher (borrowed from the Xeno-Canto website, recordist Marco Dragonetti)

Distribution of the kingfisher across the British Isles (borrowed from the Bird Atlas Mapstore).