Category Archives: Wales

Canada Geese with Young


Anseriformes

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








[Branta canadensis, Family Anatidae, Order Anseriformes, Wikipedia Entry: Canada goose]

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

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

Juvenile Robins


Passeriformes #2

Place: Museum of Welsh Life, Cardiff
Dates: 29 July 2016.



Place: Morwenstow, Cornwall
Dates: 30 August 2016.



Place: Campsite near Woolacombe, Devon
Dates: 1 September 2016.




Place: Boscastle, Cornwall
Dates: 29 August 2016.


[Erithacus rubecula, Family Muscicapidae, Order Passeriformes, Wikipedia Entry: European robin]

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

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

Crows Stealing Wool


Passeriformes #1

Place: Beddgelert, Snowdonia
Dates: 3 April 2017.







[Corvus corone, Family Corvidae, Order Passeriformes, Wikipedia Entry: Carrion crow]

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

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

Whitethroat


Passeriformes #1

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



[Sylvia communis, Family Sylviidae, Order Passeriformes, Wikipedia Entry: Common whitethroat]

The sound of the whitethroat (borrowed from the Xeno-Canto website, recordist Bas van de Meulengraaf)

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

Guarding the Coot Nest


Change of the guard for nest duty.

Gruiformes

Place: Cardiff Bay Wetlands Reserve, Cardiff
Dates: 22 April 2017.





[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).

More Linnets


Passeriformes #2

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



Place: Dale near St. Anne’s Head, Pembrokeshire
Dates: 18 April 2017.


Place: Kete near St. Anne’s Head, Pembrokeshire
Dates: 18 April 2017.



Place: Martins Haven, Pembrokeshire
Dates: 19 April 2017.




Place: Newgale, Pembrokeshire
Dates: 20 April 2017.




[Linaria cannabina, Family Fringillidae, Order Passeriformes, Wikipedia Entry: Common linnet]

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

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

More Choughs


Passeriformes #1

Place: Deer Park near Martins Haven, Pembrokeshire
Dates: 19 April 2017.









Place: Nash Brook near Monknash, Vale of Glamorgan
Dates: 15 April 2017.





[Pyrrhocorax pyrrhocorax, Family Corvidae, Order Passeriformes, Wikipedia Entry: Red-billed chough]

The sound of the chough (borrowed from the Xeno-Canto website, recordist Olivier Grosselet)

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