Category Archives: North-East England

Juvenile Arctic Terns


Charadriiformes

Place: Farne Islands, Northumbria
Dates: 2 August 2009.


[Sterna paradisaea, Family Sternidae, Order Charadriiformes, Wikipedia Entry: Arctic tern]

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

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

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Yellowhammer


Passeriformes #2

Place: Flamborough Head, Yorkshire
Dates: 4 November 2015.




[Emberiza citrinella, Family Emberizidae, Order Passeriformes, Wikipedia Entry: Yellowhammer]

The sound of the yellowhammer (borrowed from the Xeno-Canto website, recordist Frank Lambert)

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

Common Eider


Anseriformes

Place: Budle Bay, Northumbria
Date: 2 August 2009.


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



[Somateria mollissima, Family Anatidae, Order Anseriformes, Wikipedia Entry: Common eider]

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

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

Oystercatchers in the Sunset


Charadriiformes

Place: Flamborough Head, Yorkshire
Date: 31 October 2015.




[Haematopus ostralegus, Family Haematopodidae, Order Charadriiformes, Wikipedia Entry: Eurasian oystercatcher]

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

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

Cormorants on a Cliff


Suliformes

Place: Flamborough Head, Yorkshire
Date:
4 November 2015.








[Phalacrocorax carbo, Family Phalacrocoracidae, Order Suliformes, Wikipedia Entry: Great cormorant]

The sound of the cormorant (borrowed from the Xeno-Canto website, recordist Marco Dragonetti)

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

Juvenile Herring Gull Pretending To Be Big


Charadriiformes

Place: Bridlington, Yorkshire
Date: 2 November 2015.



[Larus argentatus, Family Laridae, Order Charadriiformes, Wikipedia Entry: European herring gull]

The sound of the herring gull (borrowed from the Xeno-Canto website, recordist Stuart Fisher)

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

More Turnstones


Charadriiformes

Place: Mevagissey harbour, Cornwall
Date: 27 October 2012.




Place: Scarborough, Yorkshire
Date: 24 October 2010.


Place: Porthcawl, South Wales
Date: 2 January 2016.






[Arenaria interpres, Family Scolopacidae, Order Charadriiformes, Wikipedia Entry: Turnstone]

The sound of the turnstone (borrowed from the Xeno-Canto website, recordist Herman van der Meer)

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