Category Archives: South-West England

More Kestrels


Falconiformes

Place: Taranto, Puglia, Italy
Dates: 11 June 2016.





Place: Riverside Countrypark, Gillingham, Kent
Dates: 4 July 2016.





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


[Falco tinnunculus, Family Falconidae, Order Falconiformes, Wikipedia Entry: Common kestrel]

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

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

Juvenile Robins


Passeriformes #2

Place: Museum of Welsh Life, Cardiff
Dates: 29 July 2016.



Place: Morwenstow, Cornwall
Dates: 30 August 2016.



Place: Campsite near Woolacombe, Devon
Dates: 1 September 2016.




Place: Boscastle, Cornwall
Dates: 29 August 2016.


[Erithacus rubecula, Family Muscicapidae, Order Passeriformes, Wikipedia Entry: European robin]

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

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

Caribbean Flamingo


Phoenicopteriformes

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





[Phoenicopterus ruber, Family Phoenicopteridae, Order Phoenicopteriformes, Wikipedia Entry: American flamingo]

The sound of the Caribbean flamingo (borrowed from the Xeno-Canto website, recordist Catriona Leven)

Pied Wagtail


Passeriformes #2

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


Place: Charmouth, Dorset
Dates: 21 July 2016.








Place: Goldcliff Lagoons near Newport
Dates: 3 November 2016.



[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).

Little Grebe


Podicipediformes

Place: Ham Wall, Somerset Levels
Dates: 11 October 2016.










Place: Cardiff Bay
Dates: 5 January 2017.



[Tachybaptus rufficollis, Family Podicipedidae, Order Podicipediformes, Wikipedia Entry: Little grebe]

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

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

Rook


Passeriformes #1

Place: Stonehenge, Wiltshire
Dates: 30 January 2015.


Place: Lacock Abbey, Wiltshire
Dates: 4 March 2016.


Place: Beaulieu, New Forest
Dates: 5 May 2016.




[Corvus frugilegus, Family Corvidae, Order Passeriformes, Wikipedia Entry: Rook (bird)]

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

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

Fulmar


Procellariiformes

Place: Tintagel, Cornwall
Dates: 29 August 2016.








[Fulmar glacialis, Family Procellariidae, Order Procellariiformes, Wikipedia Entry: Northern fulmar]

The sound of the fulmar (borrowed from the Xeno-Canto website, recordist Timo Janhonen)

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