Category Archives: South-West England

Various Great Tits

Passeriformes #1

Place: Chedworth Roman Villa, Gloucestershire
Date: 27 June 2015.


Place: Llanerchaeron, Ceredigion
Date: 25 March 2016.


Place: Portopalo di Capo Passero, Sicily
Date: 26 May 2016.


Place: Sabaudia, Latina, Italy
Date: 15 June 2016.



Place: Forest Farm, Cardiff
Date: 11 November 2016.




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


[Parus major, Family Paridae, Order Passeriformes, Wikipedia Entry: Great tit]

The sound of the great tit (borrowed from the Xeno-Canto website, recordist Stein Ø. Nilsen)

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

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Various Great Crested Grebes

Podicipediformes

Place: Hyde Park, London
Date: 20 March 2018.


Place: Kedleston Hall, Derbyshire
Date: 24 March 2018.


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





Place: Loch Leven Castle, Perth & Kinross, Scotland
Date: 22 June 2018.




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


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


Place: Noah’s Lake, Shapwick Heath, Somerset Levels
Date: 17 May 2018.



[Podiceps cristatus, Family Podicipedidae, Order Podicipediformes, Wikipedia Entry: Great crested grebe]

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

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

Peacock

Galliformes

Place: Newark Park, Gloucestershire
Date: 2 August 2018.




[Pavo cristatus, Family Phasianidae, Order Galliformes, Wikipedia Entry: Peafowl]

The sound of the peacock (borrowed from the Xeno-Canto website, recordist Sreekumar Chirukandoth)

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

Singing Robins

Passeriformes #2

Place: Biddulph Grange Garden, Staffordshire
Date: 12 March 2016.


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



Place: Watersmeet, Devon
Date: 1 September 2016.


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


[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).

Redwing

Passeriformes #2

Place: Goldcliff Lagoons, east of Newport, Gwent
Date: 19 January 2018.





Place: Tongwynlais Football Club Playing Fields, Cardiff
Date: 5 March 2018.



Place: Path between Sidford and Sidmouth, Devon
Date: 13 March 2018.


[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).

South Coast Black-tailed Godwits

Charadriiformes

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







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






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









[Limosa limosa, Family Scolopacidae, Order Charadriiformes, Wikipedia Entry: Black-tailed godwit]

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

Distribution of the black-tailed godwit across the British Isles (borrowed from the Bird Atlas Mapstore).

Tawny Owl Chicks

Strigiformes

Place: Avalon Hide, Ham Wall, Somerset Levels
Date: 17 May 2018.








[Strix aluco, Family Strigidae, Order Strigiformes, Wikipedia Entry: Tawny owl]

The sound of the tawny owl (borrowed from the Xeno-Canto website, recordist Christoph Bock)

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