Category Archives: France

Corsican Long-tailed Tit


Passeriformes #1

Place: Bonifacio, Corsica
Dates: 6 June 2017.


[Aegithalos caudatus, Family Aegithalidae, Order Passeriformes, Wikipedia Entry: Long-tailed tit]

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

Distribution of the long-tailed tit across the British Isles (borrowed from the Bird Atlas Mapstore).

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Common Crossbill


Passeriformes #2

Place: Col de Vergio, Corsica, France
Dates: 3 June 2017.







[Loxia curvirostra, Family Fringillidae, Order Passeriformes, Wikipedia Entry: Red crossbill]

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

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

Mediterranean Shag


Suliformes

Place: Calvi, Corsica
Dates: 28 May 2017.



Place: Etang d’Urbino, Corsica
Dates: 31 May 2017.


Place: Ajaccio, Corsica
Dates: 31 May 2017.



Place: Ajaccio, Corsica
Dates: 1 June 2017.





Place: Isola Asinara, Sardinia
Dates: 22 June 2017.






[Phalacrocorax aristotelis desmarestii, Family Phalacrocoracidae, Order Suliformes, Wikipedia Entry: European shag]

The sound of the Mediterranean shag (borrowed from the Xeno-Canto website, recordist Jens Kirkeby)

Sardinian Warblers from Corsica


Passeriformes #1

Place: Ajaccio, Corsica
Dates: 1 June 2017.






Place: Bonifacio, Corsica
Dates: 6 June 2017.



[Sylvia melanocephala, Family Sylviidae, Order Passeriformes, Wikipedia Entry: Sardinian warbler]

The sound of the Sardinian warbler (borrowed from the Xeno-Canto website, recordist Jerome Fischer)

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

Little Tern


Charadriiformes

Place: Marais Rondon, Hyères, Provençal Occitan, France
Dates: 21 May 2017.
















[Sternula albifrons, Family Sternidae, Order Charadriiformes, Wikipedia Entry: Little tern]

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

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

Red Kite Harassed by Hooded Crow


Accipitriformes

Place: Pigna, Corsica, France
Dates: 27 May 2017.





[Milvus milvus, Family Accipitridae, Order Accipitriformes, Wikipedia Entry: Red kite]

The sound of the red kite (borrowed from the Xeno-Canto website, recordist Jens Kirkeby)

[Corvus cornix, Family Corvidae, Order Passeriformes, Wikipedia Entry: Hooded crow]

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

Distribution of the red kite across the British Isles (borrowed from the Bird Atlas Mapstore).
Distribution of the hooded crow across the British Isles (borrowed from the Bird Atlas Mapstore).