Category Archives: France

More Avocets


Charadriiformes

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








[Recurvirostra avosetta, Family Recurvirostridae, Order Charadriiformes, Wikipedia Entry: Pied avocet]

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

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

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Greenfinches from Corsica and Sardinia


Passeriformes #2

Place: Torre Salinas, Sardinia
Dates: 11 June 2017.




Place: Bastia, Corsica
Dates: 23 May 2017.






Place: Is Arenas, Sardinia
Dates: 18 June 2017.


Place: Porto Mandriola, Sardinia
Dates: 17 June 2017.


[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).

Barn Swallow Morning Song


Passeriformes #1

Place: Aleria, Corsica, France
Dates: 31 May 2017.






[Hirundo rustica, Family Hirundinidae, Order Passeriformes, Wikipedia Entry: Barn swallow]

The sound of the barn swallow (borrowed from the Xeno-Canto website, recordist Tomas Belka)

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

Italian Sparrow


Passeriformes #2

Place: Centuri-Port, Cap Corse, Corsica, France
Dates: 24 May 2017.




Place: Galeria, Corsica, France
Dates: 28 May 2017.


Place: Porto, Corsica, France
Dates: 29 May 2017.


[Passer italiae, Family Passeridae, Order Passeriformes, Wikipedia Entry: Italian sparrow]

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

Yellow-legged Gulls from Corsica


Charadriiformes

Place: Barcaggio, Cap Corse, Corsica
Dates: 25 May 2017.




Place: Centuri-Port, Cap Corse, Corsica
Dates: 24 May 2017.


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


Place: Ferry from Bonifacio, Corsica to Sta Teresa, Sardinia
Dates: 7 June 2017.





[Larus michahellis, Family Laridae, Order Charadriiformes, Wikipedia Entry: Yellow-legged gull]

The sound of the yellow-legged gull (borrowed from the Xeno-Canto website, recordist Stanislas Wroza)

Distribution of the yellow-legged gull across the British Isles (borrowed from the Bird Atlas Mapstore).

Mediterranean Gull


Charadriiformes

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




[Ichthyaetus melanocephalus, Family Laridae, Order Charadriiformes, Wikipedia Entry: Mediterranean gull]

The sound of the Mediterranean gull (borrowed from the Xeno-Canto website, recordist Lars Krogh)

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

Blue Tit


Passeriformes #1

Place: Llanerchaeron, Ceredigion
Dates: 25 March 2016.





Place: Shapwick Moor, Somerset Levels
Dates: 11 October 2016.


Place: St. Jeannet, Alpes-Maritimes , France
Dates: 22 May 2017.



[Cyanistes caeruleus, Family Paridae, Order Passeriformes, Wikipedia Entry: Eurasian blue tit]

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

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