Category Archives: Wales

Willow Warbler


Passeriformes #1

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





[Phylloscopus trochilus, Family Phylloscopidae, Order Passeriformes, Wikipedia Entry: Willow warbler]

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

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

Spotted Flycatcher


Passeriformes #2

Place: North Stream valley, Skomer
Dates: 11 May 2017.




[Muscicapa striata, Family Muscicapidae, Order Passeriformes, Wikipedia Entry: Spotted flycatcher]

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

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

Skomer Little Owl


Strigiformes

Place: Wall west of farm, Skomer
Dates: 12 May 2017.















[Athene noctua, Family Strigidae, Order Strigiformes, Wikipedia Entry: Little owl]

The sound of the little owl (borrowed from the Xeno-Canto website, recordist Tomas Belka)

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

Grey Heron Wiggling Its Body


Pelecaniformes

Place: Crumlin canal between Newport and Risca
Dates: 8 April 2017.





[Ardea cinerea, Family Ardeidae, Order Pelecaniformes, Wikipedia Entry: Grey heron]

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

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

Puffin


Charadriiformes

Place: North Haven, Skomer
Dates: 11 May 2017.








Place: Welsh Way, Skomer
Dates: 11 May 2017.



[Fratercula arctica, Family Alcidae, Order Charadriiformes, Wikipedia Entry: Atlantic puffin]

The sound of the puffin (borrowed from the Xeno-Canto website, recordist Hans Petter Kristoffersen)

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

More Forest Farm Kingfishers


Coraciiformes

Place: Forest Farm, Cardiff
Dates: 22 November 2016, 8 January 2017, 11 February 2017, 14 March 2017.

A continuation of Kingfisher Central.


22 November 2016

8 January 2017

11 February 2017

14 March 2017

[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).

Common Sandpiper


Charadriiformes

Place: Llandegfedd reservoir, Monmouthshire
Dates: 27 April 2017.




[Actitis hypoleucos, Family Scolopacidae, Order Charadriiformes, Wikipedia Entry: Common sandpiper]

The sound of the common sandpiper (borrowed from the Xeno-Canto website, recordist Niels Krabbe)

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