Category Archives: Midlands

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)

Long-tailed Glossy Starling


Passeriformes #2

Place: Birmingham Botanical Gardens
Date: 16 August 2016.







[Lamprotornis caudatus, Family Sturnidae, Order Passeriformes, Wikipedia Entry: Long-tailed glossy starling]

The sound of the long-tailed glossy starling (borrowed from the Xeno-Canto website, recordist Bram Piot)

Diamond Dove


Columbiformes

Place: Birmingham Botanical Gardens
Dates: 16 August 2016.




[Geopelia cuneata, Family Columbidae, Order Columbiformes, Wikipedia Entry: Diamond dove]

The sound of the diamond dove (borrowed from the Xeno-Canto website, recordist Marc Anderson)

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

White-cheeked Turaco


Musophagiformes

Place: Birmingham Botanical Gardens
Date: 16 August 2016.






[Tauraco leucotis, Family Musophagidae, Order Musophagiformes, Wikipedia Entry: White-cheeked turaco]

The sound of the white-cheeked turaco (borrowed from the Xeno-Canto website, recordist
Andrew Spencer)

Mandarin Duck


Anseriformes

Place: Canal near Market Drayton, Shropshire
Date: 25 April 2016.





[Aix galericulata, Family Anatidae, Order Anseriformes, Wikipedia Entry: Mandarin duck]

The sound of the mandarin duck (borrowed from the Xeno-Canto website, recordist David Darrell-Lambert)

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

Great Tit


Passeriformes #1

Place: Wightwick Manor, Wolverhampton, West Midlands
Date: 6 February 2016.




[Parus major, Family Paridae, Order Passeriformes, Wikipedia Entry: Great tit]

The sound of the great tit (borrowed from the Xeno-Canto website, recordist Stein Ø. Nilsen)

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

Great Grey Owl


Strigiformes

Place: Lincoln, Lincolnshire
Date: 7 April 2012.





[Strix nebulosa, Family Strigidae, Order Strigiformes, Wikipedia Entry: Great grey owl]

The sound of the great grey owl (borrowed from the Xeno-Canto website, recordist Jelmer Poelstra)