313 birds found
Formerly known as the Black Vulture the name was changed to Cinereous Vulture, from the Latin meaning ‘ash coloured’, to avoid confusion with the much smaller and separate species of the American Black Vulture.
Found mainly across southern and western continental Europe and parts of north Africa, this attractive little bird can also be found on New Zealand’s South Island following a successful introduction in the late 19th century.
Coal Tits are widespread and common resident breeder found mostly across the UK all the way across the Palearctic region.
Herons, storks and ibises
A large and gregarious heron that can be found across the lowlands and wetlands of South America. The Cocoi Heron is monotypic and can be fairly easy and common to see in its range.
Gulls and terns
There are four sub-species of the common gull with the European variant being the nominate. The other three are the Russian, Kamchatka and American, which are all predominantly confined to the geographical region attributed by their name. There are subtle differences in plumage and overall size of bird between sub-species.
A resident UK breeder, the common raven is the largest member of the crow family and one of the most widespread naturally occurring birds in the world. It is an impressive and highly intelligent bird.
A charming, acrobatic finch with a distinctive red patch on its head. They are found across parts of Europe, Asia and northern North America.
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