270 birds found
Breeding throughout mountainous regions of southern Europe and across to the Himalayas these birds are migratory, overwintering in southern Africa or central India. Worldwide, there are a total of ten subspecies from the nominate species, apus melba.
Aquatic Warblers are rare but regular passage migrants to northwest Europe in the autumn.
One of only five species of Divers or Loons, the northern hemisphere’s Arctic Loon has a particularly spectacular monochrome patternation in its breeding plumage, covering its neck, chest, mantle and scapulars.
The Arctic Skua, also known as the Parasitic Jaeger, is a medium-sized seabird well known for its aggressive nature.
Avocets and stilts
A conservation success story reintroduced this elegant wading bird back to our shores after the second World War.
Petrels and shearwaters
Balearic Shearwaters are one of the rarest birds in Europe and are one of the two bird species listed as Critically Endangered.
Sandpipers, snipes and phalaropes
A large wading bird, notorious for the boldness of breeding individuals.
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