Category Archives: Italy

Eurasian Spoonbills from Italy


Pelecaniformes

Place: Arborea Lido, Sardinia
Dates: 16 June 2017.







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








[Platalea leucorodia, Family Threskiornithidae, Order Pelecaniformes, Wikipedia Entry: Eurasian spoonbill]

The sound of the Eurasian spoonbill (borrowed from the Xeno-Canto website, recordist Stanislas Wroza)

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

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Various Jackdaws


Passeriformes #1

Place: Lynmouth, Devon
Dates: 16 February 2013.


Place: Segesta, Sicily
Dates: 2 June 2016.




Place: Wadebridge, Cornwall
Dates: 28 August 2016.



Place: Tongwynlais, Cardiff
Dates: 16 January 2017.




[Coloeus monedula, Family Corvidae, Order Passeriformes, Wikipedia Entry: Western jackdaw]

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

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

Black-crowned Night Heron


Pelecaniformes

Place: Road between Arborea Lido and Oristano, Sardinia
Dates: 17 June 2017.





[Nycticorax nycticorax, Family Ardeidae, Order Pelecaniformes, Wikipedia Entry: Black-crowned night heron]

The sound of the black-crowned night heron (borrowed from the Xeno-Canto website, recordist Carlos W.)

Great Spotted Woodpeckers from Sardinia


Piciformes

Place: Marina di Sorso, Sardinia, Italy
Dates: 21 June 2017.















Place: Orosei, Sardinia, Italy
Dates: 11 June 2017.


Place: Torre del Porticciolo, Sardinia, Italy
Dates: 19 June 2017.





[Dendrocopos major, Family Picidae, Order Piciformes, Wikipedia Entry: Great spotted woodpecker]

The sound of the great spotted woodpecker (borrowed from the Xeno-Canto website, recordist Mathias Ritschard)

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

Spanish Sparrow


Passeriformes #2

Place: Cagliari, Sardinia, Italy
Dates: 12 June 2017.


Place: San Giovanni di Sinis, Sardinia, Italy
Dates: 17 June 2017.






Place: Perfugas, Sardinia, Italy
Dates: 23 June 2017.






[Passer hispaniolensis, Family Passeridae, Order Passeriformes, Wikipedia Entry: Spanish sparrow]

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

Moorhen and Chick


Gruiformes

Place: Porto Sosalinos, Sardinia, Italy
Dates: 10 June 2017.






[Gallinula chloropus, Family Rallidae, Order Gruiformes, Wikipedia Entry: Common moorhen]

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

Distribution of the moorhen 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)