Category Archives: Gruiformes

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).

Demoiselle Crane


Gruiformes

Place: Iguaçu Bird Park, Brazil
Date: 23 April 2014.



[Grus (Anthropoides) virgo, Family Gruidae, Order Gruiformes, Wikipedia Entry: Demoiselle crane]

The sound of the demoiselle crane (borrowed from the Xeno-Canto website, recordist Oscar Campbell)

Red-crowned Crane


Gruiformes

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







[Grus japonensis, Family Gruidae, Order Gruiformes, Wikipedia Entry: Red-crowned crane]

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

Moorhen on a Stick


Gruiformes

Place: Forest Farm, Cardiff
Dates: 29 October 2016.





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

The sound of the moorhen (borrowed from the Xeno-Canto website, recordist Krzysztof Deoniziak)

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

Juvenile Moorhen


Gruiformes

Place: Forest Farm, Cardiff
Date: 3 October 2016.






[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).

Wattled Crane


Gruiformes

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


[Bugeranus carunculatus, Family Gruidae, Order Gruiformes, Wikipedia Entry: Wattled crane]

The sound of the wattled crane (borrowed from the Xeno-Canto website, recordist Andrew Spencer)

Coot With Young


Gruiformes

Place: Leeds Castle, Kent
Date: 2 July 2016.




Place: Leeds Castle, Kent
Date: 4 July 2016.








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

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

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