Category Archives: Britain

Wigeons

Anseriformes

Place: Hengistbury Head, Dorset
Date: 5 February 2018.












Place: Keyhaven, New Forest
Date: 6 February 2018.









Place: Marton Mere Local Nature Reserve, Blackpool, Lancashire
Date: 26 February 2018.



[Mareca penelope, Family Anatidae, Order Anseriformes, Wikipedia Entry: Eurasian wigeon]

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

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

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Juvenile Grey Wagtail

Passeriformes #2

Place: Forest Farm near Radyr Weir, Cardiff
Date: 14 May 2018.








[Motacilla cinerea, Family Motacillidae, Order Passeriformes, Wikipedia Entry: Grey wagtail]

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

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

Sand Martin

Passeriformes #1

Place: Roath Basin, Cardiff Bay, Cardiff
Date: 13 May 2018.









[Riparia riparia, Family Hirundinidae, Order Passeriformes, Wikipedia Entry: Sand martin]

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

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

Skokholm Willow Warblers

Passeriformes #1

Place: Spy Rock, Skokholm
Date: 1 May 2018.





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






Place: Farm Ringing Station, Skokholm
Date: 3 May 2018.



[Phylloscopus trochilus, Family Phylloscopidae, Order Passeriformes, Wikipedia Entry: Willow warbler]

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

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

Whimbrel

Charadriiformes

Place: North Plain, Skokholm
Date: 30 April 2018.








Place: North Plain, Skokholm
Date: 1 May 2018.




Place: North Plain, Skokholm
Date: 2 May 2018.








Place: North Plain, Skokholm
Date: 3 May 2018.


[Numenius phaeopus, Family Scolopacidae, Order Charadriiformes, Wikipedia Entry: Whimbrel]

The sound of the whimbrel (borrowed from the Xeno-Canto website, recordist Dougie Preston)

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

Various Stonechats

Passeriformes #2

Place: Boscastle, Cornwall
Date: 26 August 2016.



Place: Tintagel, Cornwall
Date: 29 August 2016.


Place: Port Isaac, Cornwall
Date: 30 August 2016.


Place: Birling Gap, East Sussex
Date: 22 March 2017.


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


Place: RSPB Hobbister, Orkney mainland
Date: 24 July 2017.




Place: Port Eynon, Gower
Date: 14 September 2017.



Place: Newport Beach, Pembrokeshire
Date: 1 April 2018.


Place: Mwnt, near Aberteifi, Ceredigion
Date: 3 April 2018.


[Saxicola torquata, Family Muscicapidae, Order Passeriformes, Wikipedia Entry: European 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).

Short-eared Owl in Flight

Strigiformes

Place: North Stream valley, Skomer
Date: 12 May 2017.











Place: Goldcliff lagoons, east of Newport, South-East Wales
Date: 8 November 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).