birding beaumonts

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Black Redstart  (Phoenicurus ochruros)

Rougequeue noir

April 26th 2009

 

Black Woodpecker  (Dryocopus martius)

Pic noir 

April 14th 2015

 

Blackcap (Sylvia atricapilla25th April 2009

Fauvette à tête noire

example 2 ( 29 April 2010 )

example 3 ( 29 April 2010 )   

Blackcaps can sing pretty wierdly sometimes, as in examples 2 and 3. 

 

Bluethroat  (Luscinia svecica)

Gorgebleue 

April 7th 2013

 

Chiffchaff (Phylloscopus collybitaExample 1 - song in spring

Pouillot veloce 

26th April 2009.

Chiffchaff (Phylloscopus collybita)   Example 2 - calls in autumn

Pouillot Veloce

In autumn these odd-sounding single 'weep' and 'wink' calls (very different from the usual 'hoeet' ) are commonly heard - juveniles 'learning' the sounds of adult birds?

 

Common Whitethroat (Sylvia communis)

Fauvette grisette

22nd July 2010

 

Dusky Warbler (Phylloscopus fuscatus)

Pouillot brun 

22nd October 2013

 

Eurasian Blackbird (Turdus merula)              

Merle noir

May 1st 2009

Eurasian Sparrowhawk (Accipiter nisus)   

Epervier d'Europe

Example 1

Example 2

Example 1 - a female recorded near the nest (with recently fledged juveniles in the vicinity) - 11th August 2007                                

Example 2 - a female perched near the nest - 9th May 2009

 

Garden Warbler  (Sylvia borin)

Fauvette des jardins 

April 25th 2009.

 

Mistle Thrush (Turdus viscivorus)

Grive draine

March 5th 2009

 

Nightingale (Luscinia megarhynchos)      

Rossignol philomèle

April 20th 2014.

 

Redwing (Turdus iliacus)

Grive mauvis 

Migrating overhead - 31st October 2014

 

Reed Warbler (Acrocephalus scirpaceus)

Rousserolle effarvatte 

18th May 2013

 

Rose-ringed Parakeet (Psittacula krameri)

Perruche a collier

Singles or small groups fly overhead in the early mornings.

September 1st 2013  

 

Sedge Warbler (Acrocephalus schoenobaenus)

Phragmite des joncs

This individual was at the Mare Perchée from 22-24th April 2010.  

 

Sky Lark (alauda arvensis)
Alouette des champs

In October small flocks seen and heard calling overhead.

October 9th 2010.

 

Song Thrush (Turdus philomelos)

Grive musicienne

April 25th 2009

 

Lesser Whitethroat (Sylvia curruca)

Fauvette babillarde

9th May 2009.

 

Siberian Chiffchaff   (Phylloscopus collybita tristis)                                               

Pouillot de Sibérie

Example 1the 'peep' note (a bit like a squeeky bicycle)  (C)                                          

Example 2 - 3 different-sounding calls may be heard, one after the other  (B)  

It (or another?) was rediscovered in the park on 2 later dates (November 24th 2007 and February 24th 2008)

 

Willow Warbler   (Phylloscopus trochilus)

Pouillot fitis

example 1

example 2

26th April 2009