Category Archives: South-West England

Young Chaffinch


Passeriformes #2

Place: Lundy Island
Dates: 10 August 2016.



[Fringilla coelebs, Family Fringillidae, Order Passeriformes, Wikipedia Entry: Common chaffinch]

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

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

Common Crane


Gruiformes

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







[Grus grus, Family Gruidae, Order Gruiformes, Wikipedia Entry: Common crane]

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

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

Magellan Goose


Anseriformes

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



[Chloephaga picta leucoptera, Family Anatidae, Order Anseriformes, Wikipedia Entry: Upland goose]

The sound of the Magellan goose (borrowed from the Xeno-Canto website, recordist Lance A. M. Benner)

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).