Category Archives: Anseriformes

Wigeons

Anseriformes

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












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









Place: Marton Mere Local Nature Reserve, Blackpool, Lancashire
Date: 26 February 2018.



[Mareca penelope, Family Anatidae, Order Anseriformes, Wikipedia Entry: Eurasian wigeon]

The sound of the wigeon (borrowed from the Xeno-Canto website, recordist Ruud van Beusekom)

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

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More River Taff Goosanders

Anseriformes

Place: River Taff near Forest Farm, Cardiff
Date: 10 November 2017.









Place: River Taff near Forest Farm, Cardiff
Date: 5 January 2018.



Place: River Taff near Forest Farm, Cardiff
Date: 14 January 2018.


Place: River Taff near Forest Farm, Cardiff
Date: 25 January 2018.




Place: River Taff near Forest Farm, Cardiff
Date: 31 January 2018.



Place: River Taff near Forest Farm, Cardiff
Date: 5 March 2018.










[Mergus merganser, Family Anatidae, Order Anseriformes, Wikipedia Entry: Common merganser]

The sound of the goosander (borrowed from the Xeno-Canto website, recordist Ruud van Beusekom)

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

Ross’s Goose

Anseriformes

Place: St. James’s Park, London
Date: 2 March 2018.




[Anser rossii, Family Anatidae, Order Anseriformes, Wikipedia Entry: Ross’s goose]

The sound of Ross’s goose (borrowed from the Xeno-Canto website, recordist Peter Boesman)

Distribution of Ross’s goose across the British Isles (borrowed from the Bird Atlas Mapstore).

Orkney Eider Ducks

Anseriformes

Place: Aikerness Beach, Orkney mainland
Date: 22 July 2017.












Place: Marwick Head, Orkney mainland
Date: 21 July 2017.



[Somateria mollissima, Family Anatidae, Order Anseriformes, Wikipedia Entry: Common eider]

The sound of the eider (borrowed from the Xeno-Canto website, recordist Ruud van Beusekom)

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

Italian Shelduck

Anseriformes

Place: Arborea Lido, Sardinia, Italy
Date: 17 June 2017.





Place: Salt pans near Portopalo di Capo Passero, Sicily, Italy
Date: 25 May 2016.


Place: Vendicari Nature Reserve, Sicily, Italy
Date: 25 May 2016.



[Tadorna tadorna, Family Anatidae, Order Anseriformes, Wikipedia Entry: Common shelduck]

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

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

Gadwall

Anseriformes

Place: Lydiard Park near Swindon, Wiltshire
Dates: 4 December 2017.



Place: Marton Mere Local Nature Reserve, Blackpool, Lancashire
Dates: 26 February 2018.




[Mareca strepera, Family Anatidae, Order Anseriformes, Wikipedia Entry: Gadwall]

The sound of the gadwall (borrowed from the Xeno-Canto website, recordist Matthias Feuersenger)

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