Monday, January 20, 2020

Bird of the Week, No. 194

A superb drake Eider was idling in the surf off Llandanwg beach this morning as well as only the 2nd Black Throated Diver seen since moving here in 1997.....


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More Information on  Eider: Birdguides.com

Video of Eiders:  YouTube

Recordings of Eider calls: xeno-canto.org

Photo by 'Silver Leaper' on Flickr: Gallery

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Monday, January 13, 2020

Bird of the Week, No. 193

Bullfinch plaintive 'mewing' calls are heard most days in and around these woods and garden, particularly at first light these last few mornings.....




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More Information on  Bullfinch: Birdguides.com

Video of Bullfinch:  YouTube

Recordings of Bullfinch calls: xeno-canto.org

Photo by Kev Chapman on Flickr:  Gallery

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Monday, January 6, 2020

Bird of the Week, No. 192

This image may convey something of the magic of a flock of tiny Long-tailed Tits diving through the woodland canopy, maintaining contact throughout with high-pitched whistles and characteristic harsh buzzing calls.....


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More Information Long-tailed Tits: Birdguides.com

Video of Long-tailed Tits:  YouTube

Recordings of Long-tailed Tit calls: xeno-canto.org

Photo by 'Stoutcob' on Flickr:  Gallery

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Monday, December 30, 2019

Bird of the Week, No. 191

Mistle Thrushes have been singing their wild song this past week or so along with Robins and a Song Thrush in the woods as well as Great Spotted Woodpecker drumming, Snowdrops in bud and Narcissi shooting next to the woodland gate....


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More Information Mistle Thrush: Birdguides.com

Video of Mistle Thrush:  YouTube

Recordings of Mistle Thrush calls: xeno-canto.org

Photo by Richard Fisher: Gallery

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Monday, December 23, 2019

Bird of the Week, No. 190

Common Snipe put up from boggy moorland next to Tyddyn Bach was about the only bird apart from Mistle Thrush and Crow encountered on the Sunday morning mountain run until we reached Coed Artro woods......


WILDLIFE WALES: Exciting Wildlife Activities in the beautiful Ardudwy Area of NW Wales.....

More Information Common Snipe: Birdguides.com

Video of Common Snipe:  YouTube

Recordings of Common Snipe calls: xeno-canto.org

Photo by óskar elías sigurðsson:  Gallery

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Monday, December 16, 2019

Bird of the Week, No. 189

Great Black-Backed Gull set against Saturday morning's storm clouds was a memorable sight; the largest gull in the world, we have seen them take and drown young Cormorants for food from cliff edge nest sites off the Tudwal Islands.....


WILDLIFE WALES: Exciting Wildlife Activities in the beautiful Ardudwy Area of NW Wales.....

More Information Great Black-Backed Gulls: Birdguides.com

Video of Great Black-Backed Gull: YouTube

Recordings of Great Black-Backed Gull calls: xeno-canto.org

Photo by Seabamirum:  Gallery

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Monday, December 9, 2019

Bird of the Week, No. 188

Little Egrets, now common all over Britain, are a beautiful addition to our landscape: always active compared to our morose Grey Herons, they often look angelic in flight against a dark sky, as over Llandanwg beach last stormy Saturday morning.....

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More Information Little Egrets: Birdguides.com


Video of Little Egret: YouTube


Recordings of Little Egret calls: xeno-canto.org


Photo by Jans Canon:  Gallery


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