Category Archives: South-West England

Sedge Warbler

Passeriformes #1

Place: RSPB Marazion Marsh, Cornwall
Date: 21 April 2019.








[Acrocephalus schoenobaenus, Family Acrocephalidae, Order Passeriformes, Wikipedia Entry: Sedge warbler]

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

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

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Red-legged Partridge

Galliformes

Place: Bourton-on-the-Water, Cotswolds
Date: 31 March 2019.














[Alectoris rufa, Family Phasianidae, Order Galliformes, Wikipedia Entry: Red-legged partridge]

The sound of the red-legged partridge (borrowed from the Xeno-Canto website, recordist Jordi Calvet)

Distribution of the red-legged partridge across the British Isles (borrowed from the Bird Atlas Mapstore).

Pochards at Somerset Levels

Anseriformes

Place: Walton Heath screens, Ham Wall, Somerset Levels
Date: 17 May 2018.



Place: Walton Heath purple walk, Ham Wall, Somerset Levels
Date: 17 May 2018.




[Aythya ferina, Family Anatidae, Order Anseriformes, Wikipedia Entry: Common pochard]

The sound of the pochard (borrowed from the Xeno-Canto website, recordist Herman van Oosten)

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

More Reed Buntings

Passeriformes #2

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








Place: Fleetwood Marsh Nature Park, Fleetwood, Lancashire
Dates: 26 February 2018.



Place: Seaton Wetlands, Devon
Dates: 14 March 2018.







Place: Cosmeston Lakes, Penarth
Dates: 14 April 2018.




[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).

More Pied Wagtails

Passeriformes #2

Place: Trerice Manor near Newquay, Cornwall
Date: 18 October 2017.






Place: Calke Abbey, Derbyshire
Date: 22 March 2018.


Place: Basic Slag Company quarry, Nant Transhyrhebog, Cefn Onn, Cardiff
Date: 22 April 2018.



Place: Farm, Skokholm
Date: 1 May 2018.


Place: North Pond, Skokholm
Date: 2 May 2018.



Place: Slebech Hall, Pembrokeshire
Date: 4 May 2018.




Place: River Taff near Radyr Weir, Forest Farm, Cardiff
Date: 19 May 2018.


Place: Goodall’s Hide, Llanelli Wetland Centre, Carmarthenshire
Date: 7 October 2018.


Place: River Taff near Radyr Weir, Forest Farm, Cardiff
Date: 4 January 2019.



[Motacilla alba yarrellii, Family Motacillidae, Order Passeriformes, Wikipedia Entry: White wagtail]

The sound of the pied wagtail (borrowed from the Xeno-Canto website, recordist Tomas Belka)

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

British Greenfinches

Passeriformes #2

Place: Hinton Ampner estate, Hampshire
Date: 7 April 2017.



Place: The Maer, Exmouth, Devon
Date: 13 March 2018.





Place: Tay Bridge, Fife, Scotland
Date: 22 June 2018.



Place: Bankhead Farm, Fife, Scotland
Date: 24 June 2018.





Place: Llanrhidian, Gower
Date: 9 August 2018.


[Chloris chloris, Family Fringillidae, Order Passeriformes, Wikipedia Entry: European greenfinch]

The sound of the greenfinch (borrowed from the Xeno-Canto website, recordist Sander Bot)

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

Curlew

Charadriiformes

Place: Budleigh Salterton, Devon
Date: 10 March 2018.





Place: Seaton Wetlands, Devon
Date: 14 March 2018.







Place: Dale Ponds, Pembrokeshire
Date: 17 July 2018.





[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).