Category Archives: Anseriformes

Canada Geese with Young


Anseriformes

Place: Llandegfedd reservoir, Monmouthshire
Dates: 27 April 2017.








[Branta canadensis, Family Anatidae, Order Anseriformes, Wikipedia Entry: Canada goose]

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

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

Greylag Goose


Anseriformes

Place: Kew Gardens, London
Dates: 1 March 2017.




[Anser anser, Family Anatidae, Order Anseriformes, Wikipedia Entry: Greylag goose]

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

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

Teal


Anseriformes

Place: Leighton Moss, Lancashire
Date: 9 February 2017.











[Anas crecca, Family Anatidae, Order Anseriformes, Wikipedia Entry: Eurasian teal]

The sound of the teal (borrowed from the Xeno-Canto website, recordist David Farrow)

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

Male Gadwall / Female Mallard


Anseriformes

Place: Arundel, West Sussex
Date: 18 March 2017.




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

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

[Anas platyrhynchos, Family Anatidae, Order Anseriformes, Wikipedia Entry: Mallard]

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

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

Various Goosanders


Anseriformes

Place: River Taff near Cardiff Bay
Date: 4 February 2017.





Place: Arnside estuary, Cumbria
Date: 8 February 2017.





Place: Llanberis, Snowdonia
Date: 25 March 2016.





[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).

Red-crested Pochard


Anseriformes

Place: Kew Gardens, London
Date: 1 March 2017.




[Netta rufina, Family Anatidae, Order Anseriformes, Wikipedia Entry: Red-crested pochard]

The sound of the red-crested pochard (borrowed from the Xeno-Canto website, recordist Stanislas Wroza)

Distribution of the red-crested pochard across the British Isles (borrowed from the Bird Atlas Mapstore).

Fighting Mallards


Anseriformes

Place: Forest Farm, Cardiff
Dates: 11 February 2017.





[Anas platyrhynchos, Family Anatidae, Order Anseriformes, Wikipedia Entry: Mallard]

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

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