Category Archives: Bird Order

Sleepy Mallards


Anseriformes

Place: Forest Farm, Cardiff
Date: 27 September 2015.




[Anas platyrhynchos, Family Anatidae, Order Anseriformes, Wikipedia Entry: Mallard]

The sound of the mallard (borrowed from the Xeno-Canto website, recordist Matthias Feuersenger)

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

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Greenfinch


Passeriformes #2

Place: The Eden Project, Cornwall
Date: 19 September 2015.



[Chloris chloris, Family Fringillidae, Order Passeriformes, Wikipedia Entry: European greenfinch]

The sound of the greenfinch (borrowed from the Xeno-Canto website, recordist Sander Bot)

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

Robins, Robins, Everywhere


Passeriformes #2

Place: Porthcurno, Cornwall
Date: 21 February 2010.



Place: Tongwynlais, Cardiff
Date: 11 August 2012.


Place: Mediterranean biome of The Eden Project, Cornwall
Date: 19 September 2015.


[Erithacus rubecula, Family Muscicapidae, Order Passeriformes, Wikipedia Entry: European robin]

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

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

Dunnock


Passeriformes #2

Place: Ogmore-by-Sea, South Wales
Date: 9 March 2014.




[Prunella modularis, Family Prunellidae, Order Passeriformes, Wikipedia Entry: Dunnock]

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

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

Starlings all in a row


Passeriformes #2

Place: Wells-Next-the-Sea, Norfolk
Date: 24 September 2015.



Place: Bournemouth
Date: 31 January 2015.


[Sturnus vulgaris, Family Sturnidae, Order Passeriformes, Wikipedia Entry: Common starling]

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

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

Great Spotted Woodpecker


Piciformes

Place: Swell Wood RSPB nature reserve, Somerset
Date: 25 May 2013.


[Dendrocopos major, Family Picidae, Order Piciformes, Wikipedia Entry: Great spotted woodpecker]

The sound of the great spotted woodpecker (borrowed from the Xeno-Canto website, recordist Mathias Ritschard)

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

Greater Flamingoes Taking Off


Phoenicopteriformes

Place: Marismas del Odiel, near Huelva, Andalucia
Date: 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).
Distribution of the greater flamingo across the British Isles