Category Archives: Sicily

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).

Yellow-legged Gull


Charadriiformes

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








[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 Marco Dragonetti)

Distribution of the yellow-legged gull across the British Isles (borrowed from the Bird Atlas Mapstore).

Crested Lark


Passeriformes #1

Place: Marina di Modica, Sicily
Dates: 26/27 May 2016.








Place: San Giorgio, Sicily
Dates: 6 June 2016.




[Galerida cristata, Family Alaudidae, Order Passeriformes, Wikipedia Entry: Crested lark]

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

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

Corn Bunting


Passeriformes #2

Place: Segesta, Sicily
Date: 2 June 2016.








[Emberiza calandra, Family Emberizidae, Order Passeriformes, Wikipedia Entry: Corn bunting]

The sound of the corn bunting (borrowed from the Xeno-Canto website, recordist Stuart Fisher)

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

Young Greater Flamingoes


Phoenicopteriformes

Place: Pantano Longarini, Sicily
Date: 26 May 2016.




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

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

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

Sicilian Black-winged Stilts


Charadriiformes

Place: Pantano Longarini, Sicily
Date: 26 May 2016.








Place: Saline Ciane, Syracuse, Sicily
Date: 24 May 2016.


[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 Giuseppe Speranza)

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