Category Archives: Cardiff

More Forest Farm Kingfishers


Coraciiformes

Place: Forest Farm, Cardiff
Dates: 22 November 2016, 8 January 2017, 11 February 2017, 14 March 2017.

A continuation of Kingfisher Central.


22 November 2016

8 January 2017

11 February 2017

14 March 2017

[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).

Juvenile Robins


Passeriformes #2

Place: Museum of Welsh Life, Cardiff
Dates: 29 July 2016.



Place: Morwenstow, Cornwall
Dates: 30 August 2016.



Place: Campsite near Woolacombe, Devon
Dates: 1 September 2016.




Place: Boscastle, Cornwall
Dates: 29 August 2016.


[Erithacus rubecula, Family Muscicapidae, Order Passeriformes, Wikipedia Entry: European robin]

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

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

Guarding the Coot Nest


Change of the guard for nest duty.

Gruiformes

Place: Cardiff Bay Wetlands Reserve, Cardiff
Dates: 22 April 2017.





[Fulica atra, Family Rallidae, Order Gruiformes, Wikipedia Entry: Eurasian coot]

The sound of the coot (borrowed from the Xeno-Canto website, recordist David Farrow)

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

Wood Pigeon Building a Nest


Columbiformes

Place: Tongwynlais, Cardiff
Date: 28 March 2017.







Place: Tongwynlais, Cardiff
Date: 31 March 2017.

[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).

Local Cormorants


Suliformes

Place: River Taff near Radyr Weir, Cardiff
Date: 21 October 2016.





Place: River Taff near Radyr Weir, Cardiff
Date: 14 March 2017.




Place: River Taff near Tongwynlais, Cardiff
Date: 25 March 2017.





[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).

Greenfinch


Passeriformes #2

Place: Beaulieu, New Forest
Date: 3 May 2016.





Place: Forest Farm, Cardiff
Date: 26 October 2016.





[Chloris chloris, Family Fringillidae, Order Passeriformes, Wikipedia Entry: European greenfinch]

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

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

Various Goosanders


Anseriformes

Place: River Taff near Cardiff Bay
Date: 4 February 2017.





Place: Arnside estuary, Cumbria
Date: 8 February 2017.





Place: Llanberis, Snowdonia
Date: 25 March 2016.





[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).