Category Archives: Sicily

Various Great Tits

Passeriformes #1

Place: Chedworth Roman Villa, Gloucestershire
Date: 27 June 2015.


Place: Llanerchaeron, Ceredigion
Date: 25 March 2016.


Place: Portopalo di Capo Passero, Sicily
Date: 26 May 2016.


Place: Sabaudia, Latina, Italy
Date: 15 June 2016.



Place: Forest Farm, Cardiff
Date: 11 November 2016.




Place: Forest Farm, Cardiff
Date: 31 January 2018.


[Parus major, Family Paridae, Order Passeriformes, Wikipedia Entry: Great tit]

The sound of the great tit (borrowed from the Xeno-Canto website, recordist Stein Ø. Nilsen)

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

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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).

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).

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).

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).

Jays of Spain and Italy

Passeriformes #1

Place: Zafferana Etnea, Sicily
Dates: 21 May 2016.



Place: Neapolis, Syracuse, Sicily
Dates: 24 May 2016.


Place: Canet de Mar, Catalunya
Dates: 17 June 2016.







Place: Calella de Palafrugell, Catalunya
Dates: 18 June 2016.


[Garrulus glandarius, Family Corvidae, Order Passeriformes, Wikipedia Entry: Eurasian jay]

The sound of the jay (borrowed from the Xeno-Canto website, recordist
Niels Krabbe)

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

Goldfinches of Spain and Italy

Passeriformes #2

Place: Navarrete, Spain
Dates: 11 May 2016.






Place: Avola, Sicily
Dates: 24/25 May 2016.





Place: Pozzallo, Sicily
Dates: 26 May 2016.


Place: Navarrete, Spain
Dates: 22 June 2016.






[Carduelis carduelis, Family Fringillidae, Order Passeriformes, Wikipedia Entry: European goldfinch]

The sound of the goldfinch (borrowed from the Xeno-Canto website, recordist Ruud van Beusekom)

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