Category Archives: New

Shetland Common Gull

Charadriiformes

Place: Grufness, Shetland Mainland
Date: 9 June 2018.




Place: Braewick Cafe, Shetland Mainland
Date: 12 June 2018.



[Larus canus, Family Laridae, Order Charadriiformes, Wikipedia Entry: Common gull]

The sound of the common gull (borrowed from the Xeno-Canto website, recordist Niels Krabbe)

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

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Sanderling

Charadriiformes

Place: Minn Beach, Shetland Mainland
Date: 13 June 2018.












Place: Norwick, Unst, Shetland Islands
Date: 15 June 2018.








[Calidris alba, Family Scolopacidae, Order Charadriiformes, Wikipedia Entry: Sanderling]

The sound of the sanderling (borrowed from the Xeno-Canto website, recordist Paul Driver)

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

Muscovy Duck

Anseriformes

Place: Swanbourne Lake, Arundel, West Sussex
Date: 18 March 2017.




[Cairina moschata, Family Anatidae, Order Anseriformes, Wikipedia Entry: Muscovy duck]

The sound of the Muscovy duck (borrowed from the Xeno-Canto website, recordist Nunes D’Acosta)

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

Skokholm / Skomer Meadow Pipits

Passeriformes #2

Place: Mad Bay, Skokholm
Date: 1 May 2018.


Place: Farm, Skokholm
Date: 1-2 May 2018.







Place: The Well, Skokholm
Date: 3 May 2018.



Place: South Stream Valley, Skomer
Date: 17 July 2018.







[Anthus pratensis, Family Motacillidae, Order Passeriformes, Wikipedia Entry: Meadow pipit]

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

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

Blackcap

Passeriformes #1

Place: Weobley Castle, Gower
Date: 9 August 2018.








[Sylvia atricapilla, Family Sylviidae, Order Passeriformes, Wikipedia Entry: Eurasian blackcap]

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

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