Category Archives: Charadriiformes

Blacksmith Plover


Charadriiformes

Place: Chobe National Park, Botswana
Dates: 24 August 2012.


Place: Moremi Game Reserve, Botswana
Dates: 30 August 2012.



[Vanellus armatus, Family Charadriidae, Order Charadriiformes, Wikipedia Entry: Blacksmith lapwing]

The sound of the blacksmith plover (borrowed from the Xeno-Canto website, recordist Peter Boesman)

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

Advertisements

More Avocets


Charadriiformes

Place: Marais Rondon, Hyères, France
Dates: 21 May 2017.








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

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

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

Redshank and Greenshank


Charadriiformes

Place: Goldcliff lagoons, east of Newport, Wales
Dates: 8 November 2017.




[Tringa nebularia, Family Scolopacidae, Order Charadriiformes, Wikipedia Entry: Common greenshank]

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

[Tringa totanus, Family Scolopacidae, Order Charadriiformes, Wikipedia Entry: Common redshank]

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

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

Great Black-backed Gull


Charadriiformes

Place: Port Isaac, Cornwall
Dates: 30 August 2016.




Place: Golspie, Sutherland
Dates: 19 July 2017.





[Larus marinus, Family Laridae, Order Charadriiformes, Wikipedia Entry: Great black-backed gull]

The sound of the great black-backed gull (borrowed from the Xeno-Canto website, recordist Stuart Fisher)

Distribution of the great black-backed gull across the British Isles (borrowed from the Bird Atlas Mapstore).

Common Terns


Charadriiformes

Place: Fort George, Inverness-shire, Scotland
Dates: 18 July 2017.









[Sterna hirundo, Family Sternidae, Order Charadriiformes, Wikipedia Entry: Common tern]

The sound of the common tern (borrowed from the Xeno-Canto website, recordist Ross Ahmed)

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

Yellow-legged Gulls from Corsica


Charadriiformes

Place: Barcaggio, Cap Corse, Corsica
Dates: 25 May 2017.




Place: Centuri-Port, Cap Corse, Corsica
Dates: 24 May 2017.


Place: Étang d’Urbino, Corsica
Dates: 31 May 2017.


Place: Ferry from Bonifacio, Corsica to Sta Teresa, Sardinia
Dates: 7 June 2017.





[Larus michahellis, Family Laridae, Order Charadriiformes, Wikipedia Entry: Yellow-legged gull]

The sound of the yellow-legged gull (borrowed from the Xeno-Canto website, recordist Stanislas Wroza)

Distribution of the yellow-legged gull across the British Isles (borrowed from the Bird Atlas Mapstore).