Category Archives: Context

Corsican Long-tailed Tit


Passeriformes #1

Place: Bonifacio, Corsica
Dates: 6 June 2017.


[Aegithalos caudatus, Family Aegithalidae, Order Passeriformes, Wikipedia Entry: Long-tailed tit]

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

Distribution of the long-tailed tit across the British Isles (borrowed from the Bird Atlas Mapstore).

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Common Redshank


Charadriiformes

Place: Penarth Marina, Cardiff Bay
Dates: 5 January 2017.





Place: Arnside estuary, Cumbria
Dates: 8 February 2017.



Place: Keyhaven, New Forest
Dates: 5 August 2017.






[Tringa totanus, Family Scolopacidae, Order Charadriiformes, Wikipedia Entry: Common redshank]

The sound of the redshank (borrowed from the Xeno-Canto website, recordist Ruud van Beusekom)

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

Wood Duck


Anseriformes

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







[Aix sponsa, Family Anatidae, Order Anseriformes, Wikipedia Entry: Wood duck]

The sound of the wood duck (borrowed from the Xeno-Canto website, recordist Russ Wigh)

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

Orkney Fulmars


Procellariiformes

Place: Stanger Head, Westray, Orkney Islands
Dates: 23 July 2017.








Place: Noup Cliffs, Westray, Orkney Islands
Dates: 23 July 2017.


Place: Mull Head, Deerness, Orkney mainland
Dates: 24 July 2017.




[Fulmar glacialis, Family Procellariidae, Order Procellariiformes, Wikipedia Entry: Northern fulmar]

The sound of the fulmar (borrowed from the Xeno-Canto website, recordist Timo Janhonen)

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

Female Stonechat


Passeriformes #2

Place: Marloes Mere, Pembrokeshire
Dates: 19 April 2017.




Place: Ring of Brodgar, Orkney mainland
Dates: 22 July 2017.





Place: Monk Haven, Pembrokeshire
Dates: 10 May 2017.



Place: Port Eynon, Gower peninsula
Dates: 14 September 2017.




[Saxicola torquata, Family Muscicapidae, Order Passeriformes, Wikipedia Entry: African stonechat]

The sound of the stonechat (borrowed from the Xeno-Canto website, recordist Herman van Oosten)

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

Forest Farm Nuthatches


Passeriformes #2

Place: Warden Centre Bird Hide, Forest Farm, Cardiff
Dates: 8 October 2016.




Place: Warden Centre Bird Hide, Forest Farm, Cardiff
Dates: 15 October 2016.







Place: Warden Centre Bird Hide, Forest Farm, Cardiff
Dates: 26 October 2016.





[Sitta europaea, Family Sittidae, Order Passeriformes, Wikipedia Entry: Eurasian nuthatch]

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

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