Category Archives: Wales

Skomer Short-eared Owl


Strigiformes

Place: Rocky outcrop east of farm, Skomer
Dates: 12 May 2017.



[Asio flammeus, Family Strigidae, Order Strigiformes, Wikipedia Entry: Short-eared owl]

The sound of the short-eared owl (borrowed from the Xeno-Canto website, recordist
Daniel Lane)

Distribution of the short-eared owl across the British Isles (borrowed from the Bird Atlas Mapstore).

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Skomer Meadow Pipits


Passeriformes #2

Place: Moory Mere, Skomer
Dates: 11 May 2017.





[Anthus pratensis, Family Motacillidae, Order Passeriformes, Wikipedia Entry: Meadow pipit]

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

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

Common Redshank


Charadriiformes

Place: Penarth Marina, Cardiff Bay
Dates: 5 January 2017.





Place: Arnside estuary, Cumbria
Dates: 8 February 2017.



Place: Keyhaven, New Forest
Dates: 5 August 2017.






[Tringa totanus, Family Scolopacidae, Order Charadriiformes, Wikipedia Entry: Common redshank]

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

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

Female Stonechat


Passeriformes #2

Place: Marloes Mere, Pembrokeshire
Dates: 19 April 2017.




Place: Ring of Brodgar, Orkney mainland
Dates: 22 July 2017.





Place: Monk Haven, Pembrokeshire
Dates: 10 May 2017.



Place: Port Eynon, Gower peninsula
Dates: 14 September 2017.




[Saxicola torquata, Family Muscicapidae, Order Passeriformes, Wikipedia Entry: African 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).

Forest Farm Nuthatches


Passeriformes #2

Place: Warden Centre Bird Hide, Forest Farm, Cardiff
Dates: 8 October 2016.




Place: Warden Centre Bird Hide, Forest Farm, Cardiff
Dates: 15 October 2016.







Place: Warden Centre Bird Hide, Forest Farm, Cardiff
Dates: 26 October 2016.





[Sitta europaea, Family Sittidae, Order Passeriformes, Wikipedia Entry: Eurasian nuthatch]

The sound of the nuthatch (borrowed from the Xeno-Canto website, recordist Sander Bot)

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

Forest Farm Coal Tits


Passeriformes #1

Place: Warden Centre Bird Hide, Forest Farm, Cardiff
Dates: 15 October 2016.






[Periparus ater, Family Paridae, Order Passeriformes, Wikipedia Entry: Coal tit]

The sound of the coal tit (borrowed from the Xeno-Canto website, recordist Stuart Fisher)

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

Brahminy Kite


Accipitriformes

Place: Caerphilly Castle, Caerphilly
Dates: 30 July 2016.




[Haliastur indus, Family Accipitridae, Order Accipitriformes, Wikipedia Entry: Brahminy kite]

The sound of the Brahminy kite (borrowed from the Xeno-Canto website, recordist Andrew Mascarenhas)