Category Archives: North-West England

Wigeons

Anseriformes

Place: Hengistbury Head, Dorset
Date: 5 February 2018.












Place: Keyhaven, New Forest
Date: 6 February 2018.









Place: Marton Mere Local Nature Reserve, Blackpool, Lancashire
Date: 26 February 2018.



[Mareca penelope, Family Anatidae, Order Anseriformes, Wikipedia Entry: Eurasian wigeon]

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

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

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Dunlins

Charadriiformes

Place: Keyhaven, New Forest
Date: 6 February 2018.








Place: Ribble Estuary, Lytham, Lancashire
Date: 25 February 2018.





[Calidris alpina, Family Scolopacidae, Order Charadriiformes, Wikipedia Entry: Dunlin]

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

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

Carrion Crows

Passeriformes #1

Place: Dungeness RSPB, Kent
Date: 3 July 2016.


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



Place: Morecambe Bay, Lancashire
Date: 9 February 2017.



Place: St. Agnes Head, Cornwall
Date: 18 October 2017.



Place: Allotments, Forest Farm, Cardiff
Date: 17 January 2018.



Place: Allotments, Forest Farm, Cardiff
Date: 31 January 2018.


[Corvus corone, Family Corvidae, Order Passeriformes, Wikipedia Entry: Carrion crow]

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

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

Blackpool Murmuration

Passeriformes #2

Place: North Pier, Blackpool, Lancashire
Date: 25 February 2018.













[Sturnus vulgaris, Family Sturnidae, Order Passeriformes, Wikipedia Entry: Common starling]

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

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

Gadwall

Anseriformes

Place: Lydiard Park near Swindon, Wiltshire
Dates: 4 December 2017.



Place: Marton Mere Local Nature Reserve, Blackpool, Lancashire
Dates: 26 February 2018.




[Mareca strepera, Family Anatidae, Order Anseriformes, Wikipedia Entry: Gadwall]

The sound of the gadwall (borrowed from the Xeno-Canto website, recordist Matthias Feuersenger)

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

Pheasant

Galliformes

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



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


[Phasianus colchicus, Family Phasianidae, Order Galliformes, Wikipedia Entry: Common pheasant]

The sound of the pheasant (borrowed from the Xeno-Canto website, recordist Matthias Feuersenger)

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

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).