Category Archives: Wales

American/Caribbean Flamingo

Phoenicopteriformes

Place: Santa Cruz, Galapagos
Date: 15 August 2010.


Place: Bird Pens, Llanelli Wetland Centre, Carmarthenshire
Date: 7 October 2018.







[Phoenicopterus ruber, Family Phoenicopteridae, Order Phoenicopteriformes, Wikipedia Entry: American flamingo]

The sound of the Caribbean flamingo (borrowed from the Xeno-Canto website, recordist Esau Toaki Villarreal)

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Chiloé Wigeon

Anseriformes

Place: Bird Pens, Llanelli Wetland Centre, Carmarthenshire
Date: 7 October 2018.


[Mareca sibilatrix, Family Anatidae, Order Anseriformes, Wikipedia Entry: Chiloé wigeon]

The sound of the Chiloé wigeon (borrowed from the Xeno-Canto website, recordist Ross Gallardy)

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

Various Great Tits

Passeriformes #1

Place: Chedworth Roman Villa, Gloucestershire
Date: 27 June 2015.


Place: Llanerchaeron, Ceredigion
Date: 25 March 2016.


Place: Portopalo di Capo Passero, Sicily
Date: 26 May 2016.


Place: Sabaudia, Latina, Italy
Date: 15 June 2016.



Place: Forest Farm, Cardiff
Date: 11 November 2016.




Place: Forest Farm, Cardiff
Date: 31 January 2018.


[Parus major, Family Paridae, Order Passeriformes, Wikipedia Entry: Great tit]

The sound of the great tit (borrowed from the Xeno-Canto website, recordist Stein Ø. Nilsen)

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

Various Great Crested Grebes

Podicipediformes

Place: Hyde Park, London
Date: 20 March 2018.


Place: Kedleston Hall, Derbyshire
Date: 24 March 2018.


Place: Cosmeston Lakes, Penarth
Date: 14 April 2018.





Place: Loch Leven Castle, Perth & Kinross, Scotland
Date: 22 June 2018.




Place: Walton Heath purple walk, Ham Wall, Somerset Levels
Date: 17 May 2018.


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


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



[Podiceps cristatus, Family Podicipedidae, Order Podicipediformes, Wikipedia Entry: Great crested grebe]

The sound of the great crested grebe (borrowed from the Xeno-Canto website, recordist Marco Dragonetti)

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

Red-crowned Crane

Gruiformes

Place: Bird Pens, Llanelli Wetland Centre, Carmarthenshire
Date: 7 October 2018.



[Grus japonensis, Family Gruidae, Order Gruiformes, Wikipedia Entry: Red-crowned crane]

The sound of the red-crowned crane (borrowed from the Xeno-Canto website, recordist Guy Kirwan)

Distribution of the red-crowned crane across the British Isles (borrowed from the Bird Atlas Mapstore).

Red-billed Teal

Anseriformes

Place: Bird Pens, Llanelli Wetland Centre, Carmarthenshire
Date: 7 October 2018.





[Anas erythrorhyncha, Family Anatidae, Order Anseriformes, Wikipedia Entry: Red-billed teal]

The sound of the red-billed teal (borrowed from the Xeno-Canto website, recordist Lynette Rudman)

Distribution of the red-billed teal across the British Isles (borrowed from the Bird Atlas Mapstore).

More Local Song Thrushes

Passeriformes #2

Place: Tongwynlais, Cardiff
Date: 23 October 2016.


Place: Longwood Drive, Forest Farm, Cardiff
Date: 29 April 2017.



Place: Tongwynlais, Cardiff
Date: 12 December 2017.



Place: Coryton Roundabout, Cardiff
Date: 25 January 2018.



Place: Tongwynlais, Cardiff
Date: 3 February 2018.




Place: Forest Farm near River Taff, Cardiff
Date: 5 March 2018.



Place: Melingruffydd Feeder, Forest Farm, Cardiff
Date: 19 May 2018.



Place: Tongwynlais, Cardiff
Date: 5 April 2018.



[Turdus philomelos, Family Turdidae, Order Passeriformes, Wikipedia Entry: Song thrush]

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

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