Category Archives: Britain

Magpie Goose


Anseriformes

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


[Anseranas semipalmata, Family Anseranatidae, Order Anseriformes, Wikipedia Entry: Magpie goose]

The sound of the magpie goose (borrowed from the Xeno-Canto website, recordist Krzysztof Deoniziak)

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

House Martin Building a Nest


Passeriformes #1

Place: Gill’s Bay, Caithness, Highlands
Dates: 21 July 2017.







[Delichon urbicum, Family Hirundinidae, Order Passeriformes, Wikipedia Entry: Common house martin]

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

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

Great Skua


Charadriiformes

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





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


Place: Mull Head, Deerness, Orkney Mainland
Dates: 23 July 2017.







Place: RSPB Hobbister, Orkney Mainland
Dates: 23 July 2017.


[Stercorarius skua, Family Stercorariidae, Order Charadriiformes, Wikipedia Entry: Great skua]

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

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

Willow Warbler


Passeriformes #1

Place: Caerphilly Commons, Caerphilly
Dates: 6 May 2017.





[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).

Black Guillemot


Charadriiformes

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





[Cepphus grylle, Family Alcidae, Order Charadriiformes, Wikipedia Entry: Black guillemot]

The sound of the black guillemot (borrowed from the Xeno-Canto website, recordist Hugh Harrop)

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

Magellan Goose


Anseriformes

Place: Wetland Centre Slimbridge, Gloucestershire
Dates: 24 July 2016.



[Chloephaga picta leucoptera, Family Anatidae, Order Anseriformes, Wikipedia Entry: Upland goose]

The sound of the Magellan goose (borrowed from the Xeno-Canto website, recordist Lance A. M. Benner)

Azure-winged Magpie


Passeriformes #1

Place: Birmingham Botanical Gardens
Dates: 16 August 2016.






[Cyanopica cyanus, Family Corvidae, Order Passeriformes, Wikipedia Entry: Azure-winged magpie]

The sound of the azure-winged magpie (borrowed from the Xeno-Canto website, recordist Anon Torimi)