Category Archives: New

Ostriches

Struthioniformes

Place: M1109 north of Porto Covo, south-western coast of Portugal
Date: 10 September 2018.

















[Struthio camelus, Family Struthionidae, Order Struthioniformes, Wikipedia Entry: Common ostrich]

The sound of the ostrich (borrowed from the Xeno-Canto website, recordist Derek Solomon)

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Shetland Arctic Terns, Part 2

Charadriiformes

Place: Mousa, Shetland Islands
Date: 11 June 2018.





Place: Shetland Mainland between Voxter and Brae
Date: 12 June 2018.




Place: Muckle Roe, Shetland Mainland
Date: 12 June 2018.





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



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


Place: Sands of Sound, Lerwick, Shetland Mainland
Date: 17 June 2018.





[Sterna paradisaea, Family Laridae, Order Charadriiformes, Wikipedia Entry: Arctic tern]

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

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

Shetland Arctic Terns, Part 1

Charadriiformes

Place: St. Ninian’s Isle, Shetland Mainland
Date: 9 June 2018.




Place: Spiggie Beach, Shetland Mainland
Date: 9 June 2018.









Place: Bressay, Shetland Islands
Date: 10 June 2018.







Place: Noss, Shetland Islands
Date: 10 June 2018.



[Sterna paradisaea, Family Laridae, Order Charadriiformes, Wikipedia Entry: Arctic tern]

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

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

Pied Avocet

Charadriiformes

Place: Lymington Nature Reserve, New Forest, Hampshire
Date: 28 December 2018.





[Recurvirostra avosetta, Family Recurvirostridae, Order Charadriiformes, Wikipedia Entry: Pied avocet]

The sound of the avocet (borrowed from the Xeno-Canto website, recordist Marco Dragonetti)

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

Little Grebe in Summer Plumage

Podicipediformes

Place: River Test near Stockbridge, Hampshire
Date: 28 July 2018.




Place: Sir Peter Scott Hide, Llanelli Wetland Centre, Carmarthenshire
Date: 7 October 2018.








[Tachybaptus ruficollis, Family Podicipedidae, Order Podicipediformes, Wikipedia Entry: Little grebe]

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

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