Category Archives: Midlands

Singing Robins

Passeriformes #2

Place: Biddulph Grange Garden, Staffordshire
Date: 12 March 2016.


Place: Campsite near Woolacombe, Devon
Date: 1 September 2016.



Place: Watersmeet, Devon
Date: 1 September 2016.


Place: Wakehurst Royal Botanic Gardens, East Sussex
Date: 21 March 2017.


[Erithacus rubecula, Family Muscicapidae, Order Passeriformes, Wikipedia Entry: European robin]

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

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

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Blackbird

Passeriformes #2

Place: Tongwynlais, Cardiff
Dates: 14 April 2016.


Place: Tongwynlais, Cardiff
Dates: 30 April 2017.


Place: Ilam Park, Staffordshire
Dates: 6 December 2017.




[Turdus merula, Family Turdidae, Order Passeriformes, Wikipedia Entry: Common blackbird]

The sound of the blackbird (borrowed from the Xeno-Canto website, recordist Niels Krabbe)

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

Redwing

Passeriformes #2

Place: Croft Castle, Hereforshire
Dates: 25 October 2017.








[Turdus iliacus, Family Turdidae, Order Passeriformes, Wikipedia Entry: Redwing]

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

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

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)