Category Archives: Britain

White-backed Vulture


Accipitriformes

Place: National Botanic Garden of Wales, Carmarthenshire
Dates: 25 July 2016.




[Gyps africanus, Family Accipitridae, Order Accipitriformes, Wikipedia Entry: White-backed vulture]

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

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Juvenile Wren


Passeriformes #2

Place: Kew Gardens Palm House, London
Dates: 28 June 2016.




[Troglodytes troglodytes, Family Troglodytidae, Order Passeriformes, Wikipedia Entry: Eurasian wren]

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

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

Pochard


Anseriformes

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



Place: Newport Wetlands, near Newport
Dates: 2 April 2017.


[Aythya ferina, Family Anatidae, Order Anseriformes, Wikipedia Entry: Common pochard]

The sound of the pochard (borrowed from the Xeno-Canto website, recordist Herman van Oosten)

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

Chiffchaff


Passeriformes #1

Place: Monk Haven, Pembrokeshire
Dates: 10 May 2017.


[Phylloscopus collybita, Family Phylloscopidae, Order Passeriformes, Wikipedia Entry: Common chiffchaff]

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

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

Forest Farm Dipper


Passeriformes #2

Place: Forest Farm, Cardiff
Dates: 30 December 2017.




[Cinclus cinclus, Family Cinclidae, Order Passeriformes, Wikipedia Entry: White-throated dipper]

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

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

Rook


Passeriformes #1

Place: Stonehenge, Wiltshire
Dates: 4 August 2017.



[Corvus frugilegus, Family Corvidae, Order Passeriformes, Wikipedia Entry: Rook (bird)]

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

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

Marsh Harrier


Accipitriformes

Place: Swale National Nature Reserve near Shellness, Isle of Sheppey
Dates: 4 May 2015.




Place: Shapwick Moor, Somerset Levels
Dates: 11 October 2016.


[Circus aeruginosus, Family Accipitridae, Order Accipitriformes, Wikipedia Entry: Western marsh harrier]

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

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