Category Archives: Skomer

Skomer Short-eared Owl


Strigiformes

Place: Rocky outcrop east of farm, Skomer
Dates: 12 May 2017.



[Asio flammeus, Family Strigidae, Order Strigiformes, Wikipedia Entry: Short-eared owl]

The sound of the short-eared owl (borrowed from the Xeno-Canto website, recordist
Daniel Lane)

Distribution of the short-eared owl across the British Isles (borrowed from the Bird Atlas Mapstore).

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Skomer Meadow Pipits


Passeriformes #2

Place: Moory Mere, Skomer
Dates: 11 May 2017.





[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).

Skomer Choughs


Passeriformes #1

Place: Skomer between Pigstone Bay and Skomer Head
Dates: 11 May 2017.










Place: South Plateau, Skomer
Dates: 12 May 2017.



Place: Paynes Ledge, Skomer
Dates: 12 May 2017.




[Pyrrhocorax pyrrhocorax, Family Corvidae, Order Passeriformes, Wikipedia Entry: Red-billed chough]

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

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

Kittiwake


Charadriiformes

Place: The Wick, Skomer
Dates: 11/12 May 2017.




Place: High Cliff, Skomer
Dates: 12 May 2017.


Place: Bullers of Buchan, Aberdeenshire, Scotland
Dates: 16 July 2017.






[Rissa tridactyla, Family Laridae, Order Charadriiformes, Wikipedia Entry: Black-legged kittiwake]

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

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

Skomer Linnets


Passeriformes #2

Place: North Stream valley, Skomer
Dates: 11 May 2017.




Place: Skomer between farm and North Haven
Dates: 11 May 2017.




[Linaria cannabina, Family Fringillidae, Order Passeriformes, Wikipedia Entry: Common linnet]

The sound of the linnet (borrowed from the Xeno-Canto website, recordist david m)

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

Skomer Wren


Passeriformes #2

Place: North Haven, Skomer
Dates: 11 May 2017.





[Troglodytes troglodytes, Family Troglodytidae, Order Passeriformes, Wikipedia Entry: Eurasian wren]

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

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

Deceased Manx Shearwater


Procellariiformes

Place: The Wick, Skomer
Dates: 11 May 2017.



Place: Wick Valley, Skomer
Dates: 11 May 2017.


Place: North Stream valley, Skomer
Dates: 13 May 2017.





[Puffinus puffinus, Family Procellariidae, Order Procellariiformes, Wikipedia Entry: Manx shearwater]

The sound of the Manx shearwater (borrowed from the Xeno-Canto website, recordist Grant Sherman)

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