Category Archives: South-East England

Marsh Harrier


Accipitriformes

Place: Swale National Nature Reserve near Shellness, Isle of Sheppey
Dates: 4 May 2015.




Place: Shapwick Moor, Somerset Levels
Dates: 11 October 2016.


[Circus aeruginosus, Family Accipitridae, Order Accipitriformes, Wikipedia Entry: Western marsh harrier]

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

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

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Brent Goose


Anseriformes

Place: Portsmouth Harbour near Portchester Castle
Dates: 3 December 2017.





[Branta bernicla, Family Anatidae, Order Anseriformes, Wikipedia Entry: Brant (goose)]

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

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

Harris’s Hawk


Accipitriformes

Place: Leeds Castle, Kent
Dates: 4 July 2016.




[Parabuteo unicinctus, Family Accipitridae, Order Accipitriformes, Wikipedia Entry: Harris’s hawk]

The sound of Harris’s hawk (borrowed from the Xeno-Canto website, recordist Manuel Grosselet)

Distribution of Harris’s hawk across the British Isles (borrowed from the Bird Atlas Mapstore).

More British Goldfinches


Passeriformes #2

Place: Tongwynlais, Cardiff
Dates: 24 June 2016.



Place: Afon Mawddach near Dolgellau, Gwynedd
Dates: 19 January 2014.


Place: Eden Project, Cornwall
Dates: 25 April 2015.



Place: Cuckmere Haven, Sussex
Dates: 14 September 2016.


Place: Caerphilly Commons, Caerphilly
Dates: 6 May 2017.





Place: Shapwick Moor, Somerset Levels
Dates: 11 October 2016.


[Carduelis carduelis, Family Fringillidae, Order Passeriformes, Wikipedia Entry: European goldfinch]

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

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

Reed Bunting


Passeriformes #2

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


[Emberiza schoeniclus, Family Emberizidae, Order Passeriformes, Wikipedia Entry: Common reed bunting]

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

Distribution of the reed bunting 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).

Barnacle Goose


Anseriformes

Place: Leeds Castle, Kent
Dates: 2 July 2016.




[Branta leucopsis, Family Anatidae, Order Anseriformes, Wikipedia Entry: Barnacle goose]

The sound of the barnacle goose (borrowed from the Xeno-Canto website, recordist Willem-Pier Vellinga)

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