Category Archives: Cornwall

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).

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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).

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).

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).

More British Goldfinches

Passeriformes #2

Place: Tongwynlais, Cardiff
Dates: 24 June 2016.



Place: Afon Mawddach near Dolgellau, Gwynedd
Dates: 19 January 2014.


Place: Eden Project, Cornwall
Dates: 25 April 2015.



Place: Cuckmere Haven, Sussex
Dates: 14 September 2016.


Place: Caerphilly Commons, Caerphilly
Dates: 6 May 2017.





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


[Carduelis carduelis, Family Fringillidae, Order Passeriformes, Wikipedia Entry: European goldfinch]

The sound of the goldfinch (borrowed from the Xeno-Canto website, recordist Ruud van Beusekom)

Distribution of the goldfinch 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).