Manx Shearwater

Manx Shearwater (Puffinus puffinus) Bird Information Manx Shearwater is the most common and widespread of British shearwaters; usually seen in fast careering flight low over sea, or resting on sea awaiting the cover of darkness to return to breeding colonies. Black...

Fulmar

Fulmar (Fulmarus glacialis) Bird Information Fulmar is a stocky, heavily-built seabird; glides and skims water with typical stiff-winged shearwater flight. Flaps wings more frequently than shearwaters. Head, neck and body white; wings, back and tail grey. Fulmar bird...

Little Grebe

Little Grebe (Tachybaptus ruficollis) Bird information Little Grebe is the smallest in the grebe family, most widespread and numerous of the grebes, found on a variety of inland waters, mostly with plentiful vegetation emerging above water. In summer, rust-red cheeks,...

Black-necked Grebe

Black-necked Grebe (Podiceps nigricollis) bird information Black-necked Grebe is a small grebe, similar in size to Slavonian Grebe but head rounder and bill thinner and uptilted. Decidedly less maritime than Slavonian in winter, frequenting large reservoirs and gravel...

Slavonian Grebe

Slavonian Grebe (Podiceps auritus) Bird information Slavonian Grebe is a Small grebe, only slightly larger than Little Grebe. In summer, black head marked by golden ‘horns’ extending through eye; neck and flanks rust-red. In winter, clear-cut black cap...