Category Archives: South-West England

Rock Pipits from Southern England


Passeriformes #2

Place: Chapelporth, Cornwall
Date: 18 October 2017.





Place: Sidmouth Marina, Devon
Date: 13 March 2018.






Place: Lyme Regis, Dorset
Date: 14 March 2018.







[Anthus petrosus, Family Motacillidae, Order Passeriformes, Wikipedia Entry: Eurasian rock pipit]

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

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

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Carrion Crows


Passeriformes #1

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


Place: Leighton Moss RSPB, Lancashire
Date: 9 February 2017.



Place: Morecambe Bay, Lancashire
Date: 9 February 2017.



Place: St. Agnes Head, Cornwall
Date: 18 October 2017.



Place: Allotments, Forest Farm, Cardiff
Date: 17 January 2018.



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


[Corvus corone, Family Corvidae, Order Passeriformes, Wikipedia Entry: Carrion crow]

The sound of the carrion crow (borrowed from the Xeno-Canto website, recordist Stuart Fisher)

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

Feral Pigeon Alternative Takeaway


Columbiformes

Place: Salisbury, Wiltshire
Date: 20 February 2011.


[Columba livia, Family Columbidae, Order Columbiformes, Wikipedia Entry: Feral pigeon]

The sound of the feral pigeon (borrowed from the Xeno-Canto website, recordist Stuart Fisher)

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

Gadwall


Anseriformes

Place: Lydiard Park near Swindon, Wiltshire
Dates: 4 December 2017.



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




[Mareca strepera, Family Anatidae, Order Anseriformes, Wikipedia Entry: Gadwall]

The sound of the gadwall (borrowed from the Xeno-Canto website, recordist Matthias Feuersenger)

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

Coots in Somerset Levels


Gruiformes

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





[Fulica atra, Family Rallidae, Order Gruiformes, Wikipedia Entry: Eurasian coot]

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

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

Various Pied Wagtails


Passeriformes #2

Place: Cleeve Abbey, Somerset
Dates: 10 October 2014.


Place: Clovelly, Devon
Dates: 17 February 2013.



Place: Wimpole, Cambridgeshire
Dates: 6 September 2015.


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


Place: Marloes Mere, Pembrokeshire
Dates: 19 April 2017.


Place: Uppark House, West Sussex
Dates: 7 April 2017.


[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).

Tufted Duck


Anseriformes

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







[Aythya fuligula, Family Anatidae, Order Anseriformes, Wikipedia Entry: Tufted duck]

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

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