Category Archives: Corsica

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).

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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).

Kestrel and Hooded Crow in a Fight


Falconiformes

Place: Bonifacio, Corsica
Dates: 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)

[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 kestrel 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).

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).

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).