Category Archives: Wales

Skokholm / Skomer Meadow Pipits

Passeriformes #2

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


Place: Farm, Skokholm
Date: 1-2 May 2018.







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



Place: South Stream Valley, Skomer
Date: 17 July 2018.







[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).

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Blackcap

Passeriformes #1

Place: Weobley Castle, Gower
Date: 9 August 2018.








[Sylvia atricapilla, Family Sylviidae, Order Passeriformes, Wikipedia Entry: Eurasian blackcap]

The sound of the blackcap (borrowed from the Xeno-Canto website, recordist Mathias Ritschard)

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

Forest Farm Moorhen with Chicks

Gruiformes

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








Place: Hide #2, Forest Farm, Cardiff
Date: 25 April 2018.




Place: Glamorganshire Canal, Forest Farm, Cardiff
Date: 19 May 2018.



Place: Glamorganshire Canal, Forest Farm, Cardiff
Date: 23 July 2018.


Place: Glamorganshire Canal, Forest Farm, Cardiff
Date: 5 August 2018.





[Gallinula chloropus, Family Rallidae, Order Gruiformes, Wikipedia Entry: Common moorhen]

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

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

Redwing

Passeriformes #2

Place: Goldcliff Lagoons, east of Newport, Gwent
Date: 19 January 2018.





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



Place: Path between Sidford and Sidmouth, Devon
Date: 13 March 2018.


[Turdus iliacus, Family Turdidae, Order Passeriformes, Wikipedia Entry: Redwing]

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

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

Yellow Wagtail

Passeriformes #2

Place: Goldcliff Lagoons, east of Newport, Gwent
Date: 3 August 2018.





[Motacilla flava flavissima, Family Motacillidae, Order Passeriformes, Wikipedia Entry: Western yellow wagtail]

The sound of the yellow wagtail (borrowed from the Xeno-Canto website, recordist Marc Schweitzer)

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

Local Long-tailed Tits

Passeriformes #1

Place: Tongwynlais, Cardiff
Date: 28 January 2017.






Place: Tongwynlais, Cardiff
Date: 30 January 2017.



Place: Tongwynlais, Cardiff
Date: 5 January 2018.



Place: Tongwynlais, Cardiff
Date: 12 July 2018.





Place: Tongwynlais, Cardiff
Date: 23 July 2018.



[Aegithalos caudatus, Family Aegithalidae, Order Passeriformes, Wikipedia Entry: Long-tailed tit]

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

Distribution of the long-tailed tit across the British Isles (borrowed from the Bird Atlas Mapstore).

Puffling

Charadriiformes

Place: The Wick, Skomer
Date: 17 July 2018.


















[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).