Category Archives: Charadriiformes

A Multitude of Oystercatchers


Charadriiformes

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





[Haematopus ostralegus, Family Haematopodidae, Order Charadriiformes, Wikipedia Entry: Eurasian oystercatcher]

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

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

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Dunlins


Charadriiformes

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








Place: Ribble Estuary, Lytham, Lancashire
Date: 25 February 2018.





[Calidris alpina, Family Scolopacidae, Order Charadriiformes, Wikipedia Entry: Dunlin]

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

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

Sardinian Black-winged Stilts


Charadriiformes

Place: Arborea Lido, Sardinia, Italy
Date: 16 June 2017.








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



Place: Isola Asinara, Sardinia, Italy
Date: 22 June 2017.








[Himantopus himantopus, Family Recurvirostridae, Order Charadriiformes, Wikipedia Entry: Black-winged stilt]

The sound of the black-winged stilt (borrowed from the Xeno-Canto website, recordist Mats Rellmar)

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

Kittiwake Chicks


Charadriiformes

Place: Bullers of Buchan, Aberdeenshire, Scotland
Date: 16 July 2017.











[Rissa tridactyla, Family Laridae, Order Charadriiformes, Wikipedia Entry: Black-legged kittiwake]

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

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

Skomer Razorbills


Charadriiformes

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






Place: Skomer near Garland Stone
Dates: 11 May 2017.



Place: The Neck, Skomer
Dates: 11 May 2017.


Place: North Haven, Skomer
Dates: 13 May 2017.







[Alca torda, Family Alcidae, Order Charadriiformes, Wikipedia Entry: Razorbill]

The sound of the razorbill (borrowed from the Xeno-Canto website, recordist Tero Linjama)

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

Welsh Lapwings


Charadriiformes

Place: Goldcliff Lagoons, east of Newport
Dates: 3 November 2016.







Place: Goldcliff Lagoons, east of Newport
Dates: 2 April 2017.



[Vanellus vanellus, Family Charadriidae, Order Charadriiformes, Wikipedia Entry: Northern lapwing]

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

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

Turnstones


Charadriiformes

Place: Wiseman’s Bridge, Pembrokeshire
Dates: 18 April 2016.




[Arenaria interpres, Family Scolopacidae, Order Charadriiformes, Wikipedia Entry: Ruddy turnstone]

The sound of the turnstone (borrowed from the Xeno-Canto website, recordist
Herman van der Meer)

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