Category Archives: South-West England

Rook


Passeriformes #1

Place: Stonehenge, Wiltshire
Dates: 4 August 2017.



[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).

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Marsh Harrier


Accipitriformes

Place: Swale National Nature Reserve near Shellness, Isle of Sheppey
Dates: 4 May 2015.




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


[Circus aeruginosus, Family Accipitridae, Order Accipitriformes, Wikipedia Entry: Western marsh harrier]

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

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

Great Black-backed Gull


Charadriiformes

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




Place: Golspie, Sutherland
Dates: 19 July 2017.





[Larus marinus, Family Laridae, Order Charadriiformes, Wikipedia Entry: Great black-backed gull]

The sound of the great black-backed gull (borrowed from the Xeno-Canto website, recordist Stuart Fisher)

Distribution of the great black-backed gull across the British Isles (borrowed from the Bird Atlas Mapstore).

Various Jackdaws


Passeriformes #1

Place: Lynmouth, Devon
Dates: 16 February 2013.


Place: Segesta, Sicily
Dates: 2 June 2016.




Place: Wadebridge, Cornwall
Dates: 28 August 2016.



Place: Tongwynlais, Cardiff
Dates: 16 January 2017.




[Coloeus monedula, Family Corvidae, Order Passeriformes, Wikipedia Entry: Western jackdaw]

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

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

Skylark


Passeriformes #1

Place: Lundy Island
Dates: 9 August 2016.



[Alauda arvensis, Family Alaudidae, Order Passeriformes, Wikipedia Entry: Eurasian skylark]

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

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

Grey-winged Trumpeter


Gruiformes

Place: Slimbridge WWT Tropical House, Gloucestershire
Dates: 14 February 2010.




[Psophia crepitans, Family Psophiidae, Order Gruiformes, Wikipedia Entry: Grey-winged trumpeter]

The sound of the grey-winged trumpeter (borrowed from the Xeno-Canto website, recordist John V. Moore)

Somerset Levels Kingfisher


Coraciiformes

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






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






[Alcedo atthis, Family Alcedinidae, Order Coraciiformes, Wikipedia Entry: Common kingfisher]

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

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