Category Archives: Wales

Skokholm Shags

Suliformes

Place: Little Bay, Skokholm
Date: 1 May 2018.



Place: The Stack, Skokholm
Date: 1 May 2018.


Place: South Haven, Skokholm
Date: 2 May 2018.




Place: Crab Bay, Skokholm
Date: 2 May 2018.



Place: Little Bay, Skokholm
Date: 3 May 2018.



[Phalacrocorax aristotelis, Family Phalacrocoracidae, Order Suliformes, Wikipedia Entry: European shag]

The sound of the shag (borrowed from the Xeno-Canto website, recordist Alex Lees)

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

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Forest Farm Wood Pigeons

Columbiformes

Place: Forest Farm, Cardiff
Date: 7 October 2017.


Place: Glamorganshire Canal, Forest Farm, Cardiff
Date: 19 December 2017.



Place: Hide #2, Forest Farm, Cardiff
Date: 21 April 2018.






Place: Glamorganshire Canal, Forest Farm, Cardiff
Date: 22 April 2018.


[Columba palumbus, Family Columbidae, Order Columbiformes, Wikipedia Entry: Common wood pigeon]

The sound of the wood pigeon (borrowed from the Xeno-Canto website, recordist Jelmer Poelstra)

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

Leucistic Blackbird

Passeriformes #2

Place: Blackpool Mill, Pembrokeshire
Date: 4 May 2018.



[Turdus merula, Family Turdidae, Order Passeriformes, Wikipedia Entry: Common blackbird]

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

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

More Deceased Manx Shearwaters

Procellariiformes

Place: North Pond, Skokholm
Date: 1 May 2018.


Place: South Haven, Skokholm
Date: 1 May 2018.


Place: Near Spy Rock, Skokholm
Date: 2 May 2018.


Place: Winter Pond, Skokholm
Date: 2 May 2018.


Place: Path from The Neck to the farm, Skokholm
Date: 2 May 2018.


[Puffinus puffinus, Family Procellariidae, Order Procellariiformes, Wikipedia Entry: Manx shearwater]

The sound of the Manx shearwater (borrowed from the Xeno-Canto website, recordist Grant Sherman)

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

Skokholm Guillemots

Charadriiformes

Place: North Gully, Skokholm
Date: 1 May 2018.



Place: Little Bay, Skokholm
Date: 1 May 2018.



Place: Little Bay, Skokholm
Date: 3 May 2018.






Place: The Neck, Skokholm
Date: 3 May 2018.



Place: Twinlet Bay, Skokholm
Date: 3 May 2018.



[Uria aalge, Family Alcidae, Order Charadriiformes, Wikipedia Entry: Common murre]

The sound of the guillemot (borrowed from the Xeno-Canto website, recordist david m)

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

Local Buzzards

Accipitriformes

Place: River Taff near M4, Forest Farm, Cardiff
Date: 16 February 2018.







Place: Tongwynlais Football Club Playing Fields, Cardiff
Date: 5 March 2018.



[Buteo buteo, Family Accipitridae, Order Accipitriformes, Wikipedia Entry: Common buzzard]

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

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

Juvenile Grey Wagtail

Passeriformes #2

Place: Forest Farm near Radyr Weir, Cardiff
Date: 14 May 2018.








[Motacilla cinerea, Family Motacillidae, Order Passeriformes, Wikipedia Entry: Grey wagtail]

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

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