Category Archives: Somerset Levels

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).

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Little Grebe


Podicipediformes

Place: Ham Wall, Somerset Levels
Dates: 11 October 2016.










Place: Cardiff Bay
Dates: 5 January 2017.



[Tachybaptus rufficollis, Family Podicipedidae, Order Podicipediformes, Wikipedia Entry: Little grebe]

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

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

Pochard


Anseriformes

Place: Shapwick Heath Nature Reserve, Somerset Levels
Dates: 10 March 2013.


[Aythya ferina, Family Anatidae, Order Anseriformes, Wikipedia Entry: Common pochard]

The sound of the pochard (borrowed from the Xeno-Canto website, recordist Peter Boesman)

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

Great White Egret


Pelecaniformes

Place: Westhay Moor, Somerset Levels
Dates: 10 October 2016.







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


Place: Ham Wall, Somerset Levels
Dates: 11 October 2016.









[Ardea alba, Family Ardeidae, Order Pelecaniformes, Wikipedia Entry: Great egret]

The sound of the great white egret (borrowed from the Xeno-Canto website, recordist Jérémy Simar)

Distribution of the great white egret across the British Isles (borrowed from the Bird Atlas Mapstore).

Pheasant at the Bird Feeder


Galliformes

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


[Phasianus colchicus, Family Phasianidae, Order Galliformes, Wikipedia Entry: Common pheasant]

The sound of the common pheasant (borrowed from the Xeno-Canto website, recordist Matthias Feuersenger)

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