Category Archives: Bird Order

Swallow-tailed Gull


Charadriiformes

Place: Genovesa, Galapagos
Date: 17 August 2010.




[Larus furcatus, Family Laridae, Order Charadriiformes, Wikipedia Entry: Swallow-tailed gull]

The sound of the swallow-tailed gull (borrowed from the Xeno-Canto website, recordist Alvaro Jaramillo)

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Goldeneye


Anseriformes

Place: Pensthorpe Nature Reserve, Norfolk
Date: 3 September 2015.



[Bucephala clangula, Family Anatidae, Order Anseriformes, Wikipedia Entry: Common goldeneye]

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

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

Wire-tailed Swallow


Passeriformes #1

Place: Okavango River, Botswana
Date: 19 August 2012.








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


[Hirundo smithii, Family Hirundinidae, Order Passeriformes, Wikipedia Entry: Wire-tailed swallow]

The sound of the wire-tailed swallow (borrowed from the Xeno-Canto website, recordist Peter Boesman)

James’s Flamingo


Phoenicopteriformes

Place: Wetland Centre Slimbridge, Gloucestershire
Date: 14 February 2010.


[Phoenicoparrus jamesi, Family Phoenicopteridae, Order Phoenicopteriformes, Wikipedia Entry: James’s flamingo]

The sound of James’s flamingo (borrowed from the Xeno-Canto website, recordist Patrik Åberg)

Ruddy Ground Dove


Columbiformes

Place: Paraty, Brazil
Date: 27 April 2014.




Place: Abraão, Ihla Grande, Brazil
Date: 30 April 2014.




[Columbina talpacoti, Family Columbidae, Order Columbiformes, Wikipedia Entry: Ruddy ground dove]

The sound of the ruddy ground dove (borrowed from the Xeno-Canto website, recordist Jerome Fischer)

Young Peafowl


Galliformes

Place: Brownsea Island, Dorset
Date: 10 October 2015.






[Pavo cristatus, Family Phasianidae, Order Galliformes, Wikipedia Entry: Indian peafowl]

The sound of peafowl (borrowed from the Xeno-Canto website, recordist Mandar Bhagat)

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

Little Bee-eater


Coraciiformes

Place: Okavango River, Botswana
Date: 20 August 2012.








Place: Victoria Falls, Zambia
Date: 23 August 2012.


[Merops pusillus, Family Meropidae, Order Coraciiformes, Wikipedia Entry: Little bee-eater]

The sound of the little bee-eater (borrowed from the Xeno-Canto website, recordist Peter Boesman)