Category Archives: Somerset Levels

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).

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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).

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).

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).

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).

Blue Tit


Passeriformes #1

Place: Llanerchaeron, Ceredigion
Dates: 25 March 2016.





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


Place: St. Jeannet, Alpes-Maritimes , France
Dates: 22 May 2017.



[Cyanistes caeruleus, Family Paridae, Order Passeriformes, Wikipedia Entry: Eurasian blue tit]

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

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

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).