Category Archives: Italy

Sardinian Warblers from Sardinia

Passeriformes #1

Place: Santa Teresa Gallura, Sardinia
Date: 8 June 2017.






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






Place: Is Arenas, Sardinia
Date: 17/18 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).

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Sardinian Black-winged Stilts

Charadriiformes

Place: Arborea Lido, Sardinia, Italy
Date: 16 June 2017.








Place: Arborea Lido, Sardinia, Italy
Date: 17 June 2017.



Place: Isola Asinara, Sardinia, Italy
Date: 22 June 2017.








[Himantopus himantopus, Family Recurvirostridae, Order Charadriiformes, Wikipedia Entry: Black-winged stilt]

The sound of the black-winged stilt (borrowed from the Xeno-Canto website, recordist Mats Rellmar)

Distribution of the black-winged stilt across the British Isles (borrowed from the Bird Atlas Mapstore).

Greater Flamingoes from Sardinia

Phoenicopteriformes

Place: Torre Salinas, Sardinia, Italy
Date: 11/12 June 2017.













Place: Arborea Lido, Sardinia, Italy
Date: 16/17 June 2017.












[Phoenicopterus roseus, Family Phoenicopteridae, Order Phoenicopteriformes, Wikipedia Entry: Greater flamingo]

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

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

Spotted Flycatcher Nest

Passeriformes #2

Place: Orosei, Sardinia, Italy
Date: 10/11 June 2017.

















[Muscicapa striata, Family Muscicapidae, Order Passeriformes, Wikipedia Entry: Spotted flycatcher]

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

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

Italian Shelduck

Anseriformes

Place: Arborea Lido, Sardinia, Italy
Date: 17 June 2017.





Place: Salt pans near Portopalo di Capo Passero, Sicily, Italy
Date: 25 May 2016.


Place: Vendicari Nature Reserve, Sicily, Italy
Date: 25 May 2016.



[Tadorna tadorna, Family Anatidae, Order Anseriformes, Wikipedia Entry: Common shelduck]

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

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

Alpine Swifts in a Crevice

Apodiformes

Place: Grotta di Nettuno, Sardinia
Dates: 19 June 2017.









[Tachymarptis melba, Family Apodidae, Order Apodiformes, Wikipedia Entry: Alpine swift]

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

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

Various Little Egrets

Pelecaniformes

Place: River Ouse near Southdowns YHA
Dates: 14 September 2016.



Place: Amarapura, Myanmar
Dates: 8 April 2013.



Place: Vendicari Nature Reserve, Sicily
Dates: 25 May 2016.


Place: Logroño, La Rioja, Spain
Dates: 22 June 2016.


Place: Oristano, Sardinia
Dates: 17 June 2017.


[Egretta garzetta, Family Ardeidae, Order Pelecaniformes, Wikipedia Entry: Little egret]

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

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