Category Archives: Wales

More River Taff Goosanders


Anseriformes

Place: River Taff near Forest Farm, Cardiff
Date: 10 November 2017.









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



Place: River Taff near Forest Farm, Cardiff
Date: 14 January 2018.


Place: River Taff near Forest Farm, Cardiff
Date: 25 January 2018.




Place: River Taff near Forest Farm, Cardiff
Date: 31 January 2018.



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










[Mergus merganser, Family Anatidae, Order Anseriformes, Wikipedia Entry: Common merganser]

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

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

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More Forest Farm Reed Buntings


Passeriformes #2

Place: Hide #2, Forest Farm, Cardiff
Date: 18 December 2017.





[Emberiza schoeniclus, Family Emberizidae, Order Passeriformes, Wikipedia Entry: Common reed bunting]

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

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

Local Chaffinches


Passeriformes #2

Place: Warden Centre Bird Hide, Forest Farm, Cardiff
Date: 30 November 2016.



Place: Tongwynlais, Cardiff
Date: 25 January 2018.




Place: Glamorganshire Canal, Forest Farm, Cardiff
Date: 17 February 2018.



[Fringilla coelebs, Family Fringillidae, Order Passeriformes, Wikipedia Entry: Common chaffinch]

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

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

Carrion Crows


Passeriformes #1

Place: Dungeness RSPB, Kent
Date: 3 July 2016.


Place: Leighton Moss RSPB, Lancashire
Date: 9 February 2017.



Place: Morecambe Bay, Lancashire
Date: 9 February 2017.



Place: St. Agnes Head, Cornwall
Date: 18 October 2017.



Place: Allotments, Forest Farm, Cardiff
Date: 17 January 2018.



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


[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).

Cormorant with White Filoplumes


Suliformes

Place: River Taff near Radyr Weir, Cardiff
Date: 5 March 2018.


Place: River Taff near Radyr Weir, Cardiff
Date: 16 March 2018.





Place: River Thames near Tate Modern, London
Date: 21 March 2018.



[Phalacrocorax carbo, Family Phalacrocoracidae, Order Suliformes, Wikipedia Entry: Great cormorant]

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

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

Green Woodpecker Scoffing Ants


Piciformes

Place: Tongwynlais, Cardiff
Date: 20 August 2017.

















[Picus viridis, Family Picidae, Order Piciformes, Wikipedia Entry: European green woodpecker]

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

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

Still More Forest Farm Kingfishers


Coraciiformes

Place: Forest Farm, Cardiff
Dates: 1 September 2017, 7 September 2017, 12 September 2017, 3 October 2017, 19 November 2017, 30 December 2017.

A continuation of Kingfisher Central and More Forest Farm Kingfishers.


1 September 2017

7 September 2017

12 September 2017

3 October 2017

19 November 2017

30 December 2017

Glamorganshire Canal

Bird Hide #1

Bird Hide #2

[Alcedo atthis, Family Alcedinidae, Order Coraciiformes, Wikipedia Entry: Common kingfisher]

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

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