Category Archives: Gruiformes

Coots in Somerset Levels

Gruiformes

Place: Shapwick Moor, Somerset Levels
Dates: 11 October 2016.





[Fulica atra, Family Rallidae, Order Gruiformes, Wikipedia Entry: Eurasian coot]

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

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

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White-naped Crane

Gruiformes

Place: London Wetlands WWT, London
Dates: 9 July 2017.






[Antigone vipio, Family Gruidae, Order Gruiformes, Wikipedia Entry: White-naped crane]

The sound of the white-naped crane (borrowed from the Xeno-Canto website, recordist Ross Gallardy)

Grey-winged Trumpeter

Gruiformes

Place: Slimbridge WWT Tropical House, Gloucestershire
Dates: 14 February 2010.




[Psophia crepitans, Family Psophiidae, Order Gruiformes, Wikipedia Entry: Grey-winged trumpeter]

The sound of the grey-winged trumpeter (borrowed from the Xeno-Canto website, recordist John V. Moore)

Water Rail

Gruiformes

Place: Bird hide #2, Forest Farm, Cardiff
Dates: 26 October 2016.


[Rallus aquaticus, Family Rallidae, Order Gruiformes, Wikipedia Entry: Water rail]

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

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

Moorhen and Chick

Gruiformes

Place: Porto Sosalinos, Sardinia, Italy
Dates: 10 June 2017.






[Gallinula chloropus, Family Rallidae, Order Gruiformes, Wikipedia Entry: Common moorhen]

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

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

Common Crane

Gruiformes

Place: Wetland Centre Slimbridge, Gloucestershire
Dates: 24 July 2016.







[Grus grus, Family Gruidae, Order Gruiformes, Wikipedia Entry: Common crane]

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

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

Guarding the Coot Nest

Change of the guard for nest duty.

Gruiformes

Place: Cardiff Bay Wetlands Reserve, Cardiff
Dates: 22 April 2017.





[Fulica atra, Family Rallidae, Order Gruiformes, Wikipedia Entry: Eurasian coot]

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

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