Category Archives: South-West England

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).

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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).

Somerset Levels Mute Swans

Anseriformes

Place: 30 Acre Hide, Westhay Moor, Somerset Levels
Date: 10 October 2016.







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


Place: Glastonbury Canal, Shapwick Heath, Somerset Levels
Date: 17 May 2018.


Place: Lake Hide, Westhay Moor, Somerset Levels
Date: 17 May 2018.



Place: North Hide, Westhay Moor, Somerset Levels
Date: 17 May 2018.


Place: 30 Acre Hide, Westhay Moor, Somerset Levels
Date: 17 May 2018.


Place: Path between car park and Viridor Hide, Westhay Moor, Somerset Levels
Date: 17 May 2018.





[Cygnus olor, Family Anatidae, Order Anseriformes, Wikipedia Entry: Mute swan]

The sound of the mute swan (borrowed from the Xeno-Canto website, recordist Fraser Simpson)

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

Reed Warbler

Passeriformes #1

Place: Path between Lake Hide and North Hide, Westhay Moor, Somerset Levels
Date: 17 May 2018.






[Acrocephalus scirpaceus, Family Acrocephalidae, Order Passeriformes, Wikipedia Entry: Eurasian reed warbler]

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

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

Cetti’s Warbler

Passeriformes #1

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


[Cettia cetti, Family Cettiidae, Order Passeriformes, Wikipedia Entry: Cetti’s warbler]

The sound of Cetti’s warbler (borrowed from the Xeno-Canto website, recordist Jordi Calvet)

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

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).

Various Stonechats

Passeriformes #2

Place: Boscastle, Cornwall
Date: 26 August 2016.



Place: Tintagel, Cornwall
Date: 29 August 2016.


Place: Port Isaac, Cornwall
Date: 30 August 2016.


Place: Birling Gap, East Sussex
Date: 22 March 2017.


Place: Ring of Brodgar, Orkney mainland
Date: 22 July 2017.


Place: RSPB Hobbister, Orkney mainland
Date: 24 July 2017.




Place: Port Eynon, Gower
Date: 14 September 2017.



Place: Newport Beach, Pembrokeshire
Date: 1 April 2018.


Place: Mwnt, near Aberteifi, Ceredigion
Date: 3 April 2018.


[Saxicola torquata, Family Muscicapidae, Order Passeriformes, Wikipedia Entry: European stonechat]

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

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