Category Archives: Bird Order

South Coast Black-tailed Godwits

Charadriiformes

Place: Hengistbury Head, Dorset
Date: 5 February 2018.







Place: Keyhaven, New Forest
Date: 6 February 2018.






Place: Seaton Wetlands, Devon
Date: 14 March 2018.









[Limosa limosa, Family Scolopacidae, Order Charadriiformes, Wikipedia Entry: Black-tailed godwit]

The sound of the black-tailed godwit (borrowed from the Xeno-Canto website, recordist Patrik Åberg)

Distribution of the black-tailed godwit across the British Isles (borrowed from the Bird Atlas Mapstore).

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Tawny Owl Chicks

Strigiformes

Place: Avalon Hide, Ham Wall, Somerset Levels
Date: 17 May 2018.








[Strix aluco, Family Strigidae, Order Strigiformes, Wikipedia Entry: Tawny owl]

The sound of the tawny owl (borrowed from the Xeno-Canto website, recordist Christoph Bock)

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

Skokholm Shags

Suliformes

Place: Little Bay, Skokholm
Date: 1 May 2018.



Place: The Stack, Skokholm
Date: 1 May 2018.


Place: South Haven, Skokholm
Date: 2 May 2018.




Place: Crab Bay, Skokholm
Date: 2 May 2018.



Place: Little Bay, Skokholm
Date: 3 May 2018.



[Phalacrocorax aristotelis, Family Phalacrocoracidae, Order Suliformes, Wikipedia Entry: European shag]

The sound of the shag (borrowed from the Xeno-Canto website, recordist Alex Lees)

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

Great Spotted Woodpecker

Piciformes

Place: Durley, New Forest
Date: 6 February 2018.







[Dendrocopos major, Family Picidae, Order Piciformes, Wikipedia Entry: Great spotted woodpecker]

The sound of the great spotted woodpecker (borrowed from the Xeno-Canto website, recordist Mathias Ritschard)

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

Fieldfare

Passeriformes #2

Place: Dollnstein, Bavaria, Germany
Date: 27 August 2014.



[Turdus pilaris, Family Turdidae, Order Passeriformes, Wikipedia Entry: Fieldfare]

The sound of the fieldfare (borrowed from the Xeno-Canto website, recordist Niels Krabbe)

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

Somerset Levels Mute Swans

Anseriformes

Place: 30 Acre Hide, Westhay Moor, Somerset Levels
Date: 10 October 2016.







Place: Noah’s Lake, Shapwick Heath, Somerset Levels
Date: 17 May 2018.


Place: Glastonbury Canal, Shapwick Heath, Somerset Levels
Date: 17 May 2018.


Place: Lake Hide, Westhay Moor, Somerset Levels
Date: 17 May 2018.



Place: North Hide, Westhay Moor, Somerset Levels
Date: 17 May 2018.


Place: 30 Acre Hide, Westhay Moor, Somerset Levels
Date: 17 May 2018.


Place: Path between car park and Viridor Hide, Westhay Moor, Somerset Levels
Date: 17 May 2018.





[Cygnus olor, Family Anatidae, Order Anseriformes, Wikipedia Entry: Mute swan]

The sound of the mute swan (borrowed from the Xeno-Canto website, recordist Fraser Simpson)

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

Forest Farm Wood Pigeons

Columbiformes

Place: Forest Farm, Cardiff
Date: 7 October 2017.


Place: Glamorganshire Canal, Forest Farm, Cardiff
Date: 19 December 2017.



Place: Hide #2, Forest Farm, Cardiff
Date: 21 April 2018.






Place: Glamorganshire Canal, Forest Farm, Cardiff
Date: 22 April 2018.


[Columba palumbus, Family Columbidae, Order Columbiformes, Wikipedia Entry: Common wood pigeon]

The sound of the wood pigeon (borrowed from the Xeno-Canto website, recordist Jelmer Poelstra)

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