Category Archives: France

Corsican Kestrels

Falconiformes

Place: Bastia, Corsica
Date: 23 May 2017.





Place: La Canonica, Corsica
Date: 23 May 2017.





Place: Bonifacio, Corsica
Date: 6 June 2017.





[Falco tinnunculus, Family Falconidae, Order Falconiformes, Wikipedia Entry: Common kestrel]

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

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

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European Bee-eaters from Corsica

Coraciiformes

Place: La Canonica, Corsica, France
Date: 23 May 2017.











[Merops apiaster, Family Meropidae, Order Coraciiformes, Wikipedia Entry: European bee-eater]

The sound of the European bee-eater (borrowed from the Xeno-Canto website, recordist Stanislas Wroza)

Distribution of the European bee-eater across the British Isles (borrowed from the Bird Atlas Mapstore).

Corsican Red Kites in Flight

Accipitriformes

Place: La Canonica, Corsica, France
Date: 23 May 2017.



Place: Saint Florent, Corsica, France
Date: 26 May 2017.



Place: Murato, Corsica, France
Date: 26 May 2017.





Place: Calacuccia, Corsica, France
Date: 30 May 2017.





Place: Corte, Corsica, France
Date: 30 May 2017.








Place: Aleria Roman Site, Corsica, France
Date: 31 May 2017.



Place: Sartène, Corsica, France
Date: 4 June 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)

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

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).

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)