Category Archives: Bird Order

Barn Swallow

Passeriformes #1

Place: Chedworth Roman villa, Cotswolds
Date: 27 June 2015.


Place: Dale Princess, landing point from Skomer, Pembrokeshire
Date: 2 May 2010.



Place: Priego de Cordoba, Andalucia
Date: 10 June 2015.



Place: Parque Natural de Ria Formosa, Algarve
Date: 15 June 2015.


[Hirundo rustica, Family Hirundinidae, Order Passeriformes, Wikipedia Entry: Barn swallow]

The sound of the barn swallow (borrowed from the Xeno-Canto website, recordist Tomas Belka)

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

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Magpie Calling

Passeriformes #1

Place: Tongwynlais, Cardiff
Date: 8 April 2016.










[Pica pica, Family Corvidae, Order Passeriformes, Wikipedia Entry: Eurasian magpie]

The sound of the magpie (borrowed from the Xeno-Canto website, recordist Stuart Fisher)

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

Marabou Stork

Ciconiiformes

Place: Chobe National Park, Botswana
Date: 24/25 August 2012.












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




[Leptoptilos crumenifer, Family Ciconiidae, Order Ciconiiformes, Wikipedia Entry: Marabou stork]

The sound of the marabou stork (borrowed from the Xeno-Canto website, recordist Hans Matheve)

Greater Flamingo

Phoenicopteriformes

Place: Cabo de Gata, Andalucia
Date: 7 June 2015.






Place: El Rocio, Andalucia
Date: 13/14 June 2015.




[Phoenicopterus roseus, Family Phoenicopteridae, Order Phoenicopteriformes, Wikipedia Entry: Greater flamingo]

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

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

Canada Goose

Anseriformes

Place: Newport Wetlands, South Wales
Date: 14 February 2016.





[Branta canadensis, Family Anatidae, Order Anseriformes, Wikipedia Entry: Canada goose]

The sound of the Canada goose (borrowed from the Xeno-Canto website, recordist David Darrell-Lambert)

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

European Serin

Passeriformes #2

Place: Candelario, Spain
Date: 19 June 2015.



[Serinus serinus, Family Fringillidae, Order Passeriformes, Wikipedia Entry: European serin]

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

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