Category Archives: Wales

White-backed Vulture


Accipitriformes

Place: National Botanic Garden of Wales, Carmarthenshire
Dates: 25 July 2016.




[Gyps africanus, Family Accipitridae, Order Accipitriformes, Wikipedia Entry: White-backed vulture]

The sound of the white-backed vulture (borrowed from the Xeno-Canto website, recordist Derek Solomon)

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Pochard


Anseriformes

Place: London Wetlands WWT, London
Dates: 9 July 2017.



Place: Newport Wetlands, near Newport
Dates: 2 April 2017.


[Aythya ferina, Family Anatidae, Order Anseriformes, Wikipedia Entry: Common pochard]

The sound of the pochard (borrowed from the Xeno-Canto website, recordist Herman van Oosten)

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

Chiffchaff


Passeriformes #1

Place: Monk Haven, Pembrokeshire
Dates: 10 May 2017.


[Phylloscopus collybita, Family Phylloscopidae, Order Passeriformes, Wikipedia Entry: Common chiffchaff]

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

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

Forest Farm Dipper


Passeriformes #2

Place: Forest Farm, Cardiff
Dates: 30 December 2017.




[Cinclus cinclus, Family Cinclidae, Order Passeriformes, Wikipedia Entry: White-throated dipper]

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

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

Redshank and Greenshank


Charadriiformes

Place: Goldcliff lagoons, east of Newport, Wales
Dates: 8 November 2017.




[Tringa nebularia, Family Scolopacidae, Order Charadriiformes, Wikipedia Entry: Common greenshank]

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

[Tringa totanus, Family Scolopacidae, Order Charadriiformes, Wikipedia Entry: Common redshank]

The sound of the redshank (borrowed from the Xeno-Canto website, recordist Ruud van Beusekom)

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

Blackbird


Passeriformes #2

Place: Tongwynlais, Cardiff
Dates: 14 April 2016.


Place: Tongwynlais, Cardiff
Dates: 30 April 2017.


Place: Ilam Park, Staffordshire
Dates: 6 December 2017.




[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).

Various Jackdaws


Passeriformes #1

Place: Lynmouth, Devon
Dates: 16 February 2013.


Place: Segesta, Sicily
Dates: 2 June 2016.




Place: Wadebridge, Cornwall
Dates: 28 August 2016.



Place: Tongwynlais, Cardiff
Dates: 16 January 2017.




[Coloeus monedula, Family Corvidae, Order Passeriformes, Wikipedia Entry: Western jackdaw]

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

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