Category Archives: North-West England

Grey Wagtail


Passeriformes #2

Place: Potato Wharf, Manchester
Dates: 5 February 2017.







Place: Footpath from Lynmouth to Watersmeet, Devon
Dates: 1 September 2016.


Place: River Taff near Black Weir, Cardiff
Dates: 7 November 2016.


Place: River Taff near Radyr Weir, Forest Farm, Cardiff
Dates: 30 October 2017.



Place: River Taff near Black Weir, Cardiff
Dates: 19 October 2016.



[Motacilla cinerea, Family Motacillidae, Order Passeriformes, Wikipedia Entry: Grey wagtail]

The sound of the grey wagtail (borrowed from the Xeno-Canto website, recordist Dawid Jablonski)

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

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More Curlews


Charadriiformes

Place: Laugharne Estuary, Carmarthenshire
Dates: 23 September 2016.







Place: Goldcliff Lagoons, east of Newport, Wales
Dates: 11 January 2017.


Place: Goldcliff Lagoons, east of Newport, Wales
Dates: 8 November 2017.




Place: Arnside estuary, Cumbria
Dates: 8 February 2017.




[Numenius arquata, Family Scolopacidae, Order Charadriiformes, Wikipedia Entry: Eurasian curlew]

The sound of the curlew (borrowed from the Xeno-Canto website, recordist David Farrow)

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

Common Redshank


Charadriiformes

Place: Penarth Marina, Cardiff Bay
Dates: 5 January 2017.





Place: Arnside estuary, Cumbria
Dates: 8 February 2017.



Place: Keyhaven, New Forest
Dates: 5 August 2017.






[Tringa totanus, Family Scolopacidae, Order Charadriiformes, Wikipedia Entry: Common redshank]

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

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

Teal


Anseriformes

Place: Leighton Moss, Lancashire
Date: 9 February 2017.











[Anas crecca, Family Anatidae, Order Anseriformes, Wikipedia Entry: Eurasian teal]

The sound of the teal (borrowed from the Xeno-Canto website, recordist David Farrow)

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

Various Goosanders


Anseriformes

Place: River Taff near Cardiff Bay
Date: 4 February 2017.





Place: Arnside estuary, Cumbria
Date: 8 February 2017.





Place: Llanberis, Snowdonia
Date: 25 March 2016.





[Mergus merganser, Family Anatidae, Order Anseriformes, Wikipedia Entry: Common merganser]

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

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

Pintail


Anseriformes

Place: Leighton Moss RSPB, Lancashire
Dates: 9 February 2017.










[Anas acuta, Family Anatidae, Order Anseriformes, Wikipedia Entry: Northern pintail]

The sound of the pintail (borrowed from the Xeno-Canto website, recordist Fernand Deroussen)

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

Redwing


Passeriformes #2

Place: Whitworth Park, Manchester
Dates: 7 February 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).