Category Archives: Cardiff

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).

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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).

Sand Martin

Passeriformes #1

Place: Roath Basin, Cardiff Bay, Cardiff
Date: 13 May 2018.









[Riparia riparia, Family Hirundinidae, Order Passeriformes, Wikipedia Entry: Sand martin]

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

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

Heron on the Ice

Pelecaniformes

Place: Hide #2, Forest Farm, Cardiff
Date: 5 March 2018.




[Ardea cinerea, Family Ardeidae, Order Pelecaniformes, Wikipedia Entry: Grey heron]

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

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

Local Mistle Thrush

Passeriformes #2

Place: Tongwynlais, Cardiff
Date: 12 January 2018.



Place: Forest Farm near Melingruffydd Feeder, Cardiff
Date: 31 January 2018.




[Turdus viscivorus, Family Turdidae, Order Passeriformes, Wikipedia Entry: Mistle thrush]

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

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

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).