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Orkney Islands, United Kingdom (Center on Interactive Map)

Map of Orkney Islands, United Kingdom

Map of Orkney Islands, United Kingdom



Rainbow Lighthouse
Twite (Linaria flavirostris) Common Redpoll (Acanthis flammea) Great Skua (Stercorarius skua) Rock Pipit (Anthus petrosus) Common Eider (Somateria mollissima) - Non-breeding Common Ringed Plover (Charadrius hiaticula)
European Golden-Plover (Pluvialis apricaria) Harbor Seal (Phoca vitulina) Meadow Pipit (Anthus pratensis) Gadwall (Mareca strepera) Snow Bunting (Plectrophenax nivalis) - 1st Winter Hen Harrier (Circus cyaneus)

Islands


Species Recorded (58)

Birds ( 55 )

Old World Vultures ( Accipitridae )
Hen Harrier - Circus cyaneus

Boobies and Gannets ( Sulidae )
Northern Gannet - Morus bassanus

Cormorants ( Phalacrocoracidae )
European Shag - Phalacrocorax aristotelis
Great Cormorant - Phalacrocorax carbo

Herons ( Ardeidae )
Gray Heron - Ardea cinerea

Swans, Geese, and Ducks ( Anatidae )
Mallard - Anas platyrhynchos
Graylag Goose - Anser anser
Tufted Duck - Aythya fuligula
Mute Swan - Cygnus olor
Eurasian Wigeon - Mareca penelope
Gadwall - Mareca strepera
Red-breasted Merganser - Mergus serrator
Common Eider - Somateria mollissima
Northern Shoveler - Spatula clypeata

Rails, Gallinules, and Allies ( Rallidae )
Eurasian Coot - Fulica atra
Eurasian Moorhen - Gallinula chloropus

Plovers ( Charadriidae )
Common Ringed Plover - Charadrius hiaticula
European Golden-Plover - Pluvialis apricaria
Black-bellied Plover - Pluvialis squatarola
Northern Lapwing - Vanellus vanellus

Oystercatchers ( Haematopodidae )
Eurasian Oystercatcher - Haematopus ostralegus

Sandpipers and Allies ( Scolopacidae )
Ruddy Turnstone - Arenaria interpres
Sanderling - Calidris alba
Dunlin - Calidris alpina
Purple Sandpiper - Calidris maritima
Ruff - Calidris pugnax
Common Snipe - Gallinago gallinago
Bar-tailed Godwit - Limosa lapponica
Eurasian Curlew - Numenius arquata
Whimbrel - Numenius phaeopus
Common Redshank - Tringa totanus

Jaegers and Skuas ( Stercorariidae )
Great Skua - Stercorarius skua

Gulls, Terns, and Skimmers ( Laridae )
Black-headed Gull - Chroicocephalus ridibundus
Herring Gull - Larus argentatus
Mew Gull - Larus canus
Great Black-backed Gull - Larus marinus
Black-legged Kittiwake - Rissa tridactyla

Auks and Puffins ( Alcidae )
Black Guillemot - Cepphus grylle

Pigeons and Doves ( Columbidae )
Rock Pigeon - Columba livia

Swallows ( Hirundinidae )
Barn Swallow - Hirundo rustica

Jays and Crows ( Corvidae )
Common Raven - Corvus corax
Hooded Crow - Corvus cornix
Eurasian Jackdaw - Corvus monedula

Wrens ( Troglodytidae )
Eurasian Wren - Troglodytes troglodytes

Thrushes and Allies ( Turdidae )
European Robin - Erithacus rubecula
Eurasian Blackbird - Turdus merula

Wagtails and Pipits ( Motacillidae )
Rock Pipit - Anthus petrosus
Meadow Pipit - Anthus pratensis
White Wagtail - Motacilla alba

Starlings and Mynas ( Sturnidae )
European Starling - Sturnus vulgaris

Brushfinches, Seedeaters, Sparrows, and Allies ( Emberizinae )
Lapland Longspur - Calcarius lapponicus

Cardueline Finches and Allies ( Fringillidae )
Common Redpoll - Acanthis flammea
Twite - Linaria flavirostris
Snow Bunting - Plectrophenax nivalis

Old World Sparrows ( Passeridae )
House Sparrow - Passer domesticus

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