Category Archives: Somerset Levels

Tawny Owl Chicks

Strigiformes

Place: Avalon Hide, Ham Wall, Somerset Levels
Date: 17 May 2018.








[Strix aluco, Family Strigidae, Order Strigiformes, Wikipedia Entry: Tawny owl]

The sound of the tawny owl (borrowed from the Xeno-Canto website, recordist Christoph Bock)

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

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Somerset Levels Mute Swans

Anseriformes

Place: 30 Acre Hide, Westhay Moor, Somerset Levels
Date: 10 October 2016.







Place: Noah’s Lake, Shapwick Heath, Somerset Levels
Date: 17 May 2018.


Place: Glastonbury Canal, Shapwick Heath, Somerset Levels
Date: 17 May 2018.


Place: Lake Hide, Westhay Moor, Somerset Levels
Date: 17 May 2018.



Place: North Hide, Westhay Moor, Somerset Levels
Date: 17 May 2018.


Place: 30 Acre Hide, Westhay Moor, Somerset Levels
Date: 17 May 2018.


Place: Path between car park and Viridor Hide, Westhay Moor, Somerset Levels
Date: 17 May 2018.





[Cygnus olor, Family Anatidae, Order Anseriformes, Wikipedia Entry: Mute swan]

The sound of the mute swan (borrowed from the Xeno-Canto website, recordist Fraser Simpson)

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

Reed Warbler

Passeriformes #1

Place: Path between Lake Hide and North Hide, Westhay Moor, Somerset Levels
Date: 17 May 2018.






[Acrocephalus scirpaceus, Family Acrocephalidae, Order Passeriformes, Wikipedia Entry: Eurasian reed warbler]

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

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

Cetti’s Warbler

Passeriformes #1

Place: Walton Heath South screen, Ham Wall, Somerset Levels
Date: 17 May 2018.


[Cettia cetti, Family Cettiidae, Order Passeriformes, Wikipedia Entry: Cetti’s warbler]

The sound of Cetti’s warbler (borrowed from the Xeno-Canto website, recordist Jordi Calvet)

Distribution of Cetti’s warbler 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).

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).