Category Archives: Skomer

Short-eared Owl in Flight

Strigiformes

Place: North Stream valley, Skomer
Date: 12 May 2017.











Place: Goldcliff lagoons, east of Newport, South-East Wales
Date: 8 November 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 Razorbills

Charadriiformes

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






Place: Skomer near Garland Stone
Dates: 11 May 2017.



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


Place: North Haven, Skomer
Dates: 13 May 2017.







[Alca torda, Family Alcidae, Order Charadriiformes, Wikipedia Entry: Razorbill]

The sound of the razorbill (borrowed from the Xeno-Canto website, recordist Tero Linjama)

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

Skomer Ravens

Passeriformes #1

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


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



[Corvus corax, Family Corvidae, Order Passeriformes, Wikipedia Entry: Common raven]

The sound of the raven (borrowed from the Xeno-Canto website, recordist Jordi Calvet)

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

Skomer Guillemots

Charadriiformes

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



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


Place: North Haven, Skomer
Dates: 13 May 2017.







[Uria aalge, Family Alcidae, Order Charadriiformes, Wikipedia Entry: Common murre]

The sound of the guillemot (borrowed from the Xeno-Canto website, recordist
Andrew Carter)

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

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).

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).