Category Archives: Algarve

Common Sandpiper

Charadriiformes

Place: Torreira, Aveiro, central coastal of Portugal
Date: 25 August 2013.



Place: Comporta, south of Setubal, central coast of Portugal
Date: 9 September 2018.





Place: Sagres harbour, south-western tip of Portugal
Date: 12 September 2018.





[Actitis hypoleucos, Family Scolopacidae, Order Charadriiformes, Wikipedia Entry: Common sandpiper]

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

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

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Little Tern

Charadriiformes

Place: Parque Natural de Ria Formosa, Ohlão, Portugal
Dates: 15 June 2015.




[Sternula albifrons, Family Laridae, Order Charadriiformes, Wikipedia Entry: Little tern]

The sound of the little tern (borrowed from the Xeno-Canto website, recordist José Carlos Sires)

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

Barn Swallow

Passeriformes #1

Place: Chedworth Roman villa, Cotswolds
Date: 27 June 2015.


Place: Martins Haven, Pembrokeshire
Date: 2 May 2010.



Place: Parque Natural de Ria Formosa, Algarve
Date: 15 June 2015.


[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).

Eurasian Spoonbill

Pelecaniformes

Place: La Rocina, Andalucia, Spain
Date: 14 June 2015.



Place: Castro Marim, Algarve, Portugal
Date: 17 June 2015.



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

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

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

Little Egret

Pelecaniformes

Place: Minsmere RSPB reserve, Suffolk
Date: 29 October 2013.



Place: Near St.Just in Roseland, Cornwall
Date: 28 October 2012.


Place: Okavango River, Botswana
Date: 21 August 2012.


Place: Abraão, Ilha Grande, Brazil
Date: 29 April 2014.


Place: Parque Natural de Ria Formosa, Algarve, Portugal
Date: 15 June 2015.


Place: Cley-Next-the-Sea, Norfolk
Date: 1 September 2015.



[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).

Young Stork Attempting to Fly

Ciconiiformes

Place: Faro, Algarve, Portugal
Date: 15 June 2015.




[Ciconia ciconia, Family Ciconiidae, Order Ciconiiformes, Wikipedia Entry: White stork]

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

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

Black-winged Stilt

Charadriiformes

Place: Quinta do Lago, Eastern Algarve, Portugal
Date: 16 June 2015.


[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 José Carlos Sires)

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