Category Archives: Charadriiformes

Great Skua


Charadriiformes

Place: Noup Cliffs, Westray, Orkney Islands
Dates: 23 July 2017.





Place: Stanger Head, Westray, Orkney Islands
Dates: 23 July 2017.


Place: Mull Head, Deerness, Orkney Mainland
Dates: 23 July 2017.







Place: RSPB Hobbister, Orkney Mainland
Dates: 23 July 2017.


[Stercorarius skua, Family Stercorariidae, Order Charadriiformes, Wikipedia Entry: Great skua]

The sound of the great skua (borrowed from the Xeno-Canto website, recordist Dougie Preston)

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

Black Guillemot


Charadriiformes

Place: Stanger Head, Westray, Orkney Islands
Dates: 23 July 2017.





[Cepphus grylle, Family Alcidae, Order Charadriiformes, Wikipedia Entry: Black guillemot]

The sound of the black guillemot (borrowed from the Xeno-Canto website, recordist Hugh Harrop)

Distribution of the black guillemot 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).

Common Sandpiper


Charadriiformes

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




[Actitis hypoleucos, Family Scolopacidae, Order Charadriiformes, Wikipedia Entry: Common sandpiper]

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

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

Sandwich Tern


Charadriiformes

Place: Penmon, Anglesey
Date: 5 April 2017.










[Thalasseus sandvicensis, Family Sternidae, Order Charadriiformes, Wikipedia Entry: Sandwich tern]

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

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

Welsh Avocets


Charadriiformes

Place: Goldcliff Lagoons near Newport
Date: 2 April 2017.










[Recurvirostra avosetta, Family Recurvirostridae, Order Charadriiformes, Wikipedia Entry: Pied avocet]

The sound of the avocet (borrowed from the Xeno-Canto website, recordist José Carlos Sires)

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

Ringed Plover


Charadriiformes

Place: Oxwich Bay, Gower Peninsula
Date: 14 August 2015.




[Charadrius hiaticula, Family Charadriidae, Order Charadriiformes, Wikipedia Entry: Common ringed plover]

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

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