Category Archives: Britain

Skomer Short-eared Owl


Strigiformes

Place: Rocky outcrop east of farm, Skomer
Dates: 12 May 2017.



[Asio flammeus, Family Strigidae, Order Strigiformes, Wikipedia Entry: Short-eared owl]

The sound of the short-eared owl (borrowed from the Xeno-Canto website, recordist
Daniel Lane)

Distribution of the short-eared owl across the British Isles (borrowed from the Bird Atlas Mapstore).

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Skomer Meadow Pipits


Passeriformes #2

Place: Moory Mere, Skomer
Dates: 11 May 2017.





[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).

Feeding Parakeets in Hyde Park


Psittaciformes

Place: Hyde Park, London
Dates: 7 July 2017.






[Psittacula krameri, Family Psittaculidae, Order Psittaciformes, Wikipedia Entry: Rose-ringed parakeet]

The sound of the rose-ringed parakeet (borrowed from the Xeno-Canto website, recordist Stuart Fisher)

Distribution of the rose-ringed parakeet across the British Isles (borrowed from the Bird Atlas Mapstore).

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).