Birds

Here you’ll find some information about the birds I’ve seen on my rambles along with some photos.

Blackbird   (Turdus merula)

Collective noun: A Merl of Blackbirds

  • Male Blackbird - Kenidjack Valley. 15.6.15
    Male Blackbird – Kenidjack Valley. 15.6.15
    Female Blackbird - Lanhydrock House
    Female Blackbird – Lanhydrock House – May 2015

     

Chaffinch

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Male chaffinch – St Michael’s Mount – 17.6.15
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Male Chaffinch – St Michael’s Mount – 17.6.15
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Male Chaffinch – St Michael’s Mount – 17.6.15

 

Coot   (Fulica atra)

Collective noun: A Commotion of Coots

Coot chicks
Coot chicks seen at Swanpool Nature Reserve on 13th June 2015
Feeding time for the Coot Chicks
Feeding time for the Coot Chicks –
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Coot chicks
Coot chicks
Coot chicks

Cormorant

Cormorants - Coverack -
Cormorants – Coverack – 9.6.15

Dunnock   (Prunella modularis)

 

  • Dunnock – Lanidjack Valley – 15.6.15

Gannet  (Sula bassana)

Collective noun: A Gannetry of Gannets

Gannet - seen near Swanpool Beach on 13th June 2015
Gannet – seen near Swanpool Beach on 13th June 2015

House Martin   (Delichon urbica)

House Martins
House Martins – Penrose – 4.5.15

 

Kestrel   (Falco tinnunculus)

Collective Noun: A Hover of Kestrels

Kestrel
Kestrel – seen near Maenporth Beach on 13th June 2015

Sparrow

Juvenile sparrow - St Michael's Mount - 17.6.15
Juvenile sparrow – St Michael’s Mount – 17.6.15

 

Swallow   (Hirundo rustic)

  • Swallow
    Swallow – Penrose.

Tree Creeper

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