The 30 foot long motor cruiser The Alcedo Atthis
that ran aground on the Tusker Rock in 2015
, Calidris ferruginea, Charadrius asiaticu, Charadrius morinellus, Cygnus olor, Gallinago media, Jynx torquilla, Larus audouinii, Milvus milvus, Otus brucei, Pelacanus onocrotalus, Phalacrocorax carbo, Podiceps auritus, Tetrax tetrax, Tringa nebularia and Vanellus leucura reported by Curzon (1854) could not be observed during the present study.
But it wasn't a member of the Tories failing to stick to the speed limit but a rarely spotted Kingfisher, alcedo atthis
, how lovely.
Both Porthcawl lifeboats, Jean Ryall and Rose of the Shires, went to the rescue of the Alcedo Atthis
following an emergency call at 11.30am on Friday .
In addition to the wild duck species in the Anatidae family of birds, Joie Matillano of Western Philippines University (WPU) noted that there were also Oriental dwarf kingfishers (Ceyx erithaca); Blue-eared kingfishers (Alcedo meninting); Common flamebacks (Dinopium javanense); Hooded pittas (Pitta sordida); Common kingfishers (Alcedo atthis
); Ashy-headed babblers (Malacocincla cinereiceps); Grey-cheeked bulbul (Alophoixus bres); Grey herons (Ardea cinerea); Great egrets (Ardea alba); Western osprey (Pandion haliaetus); Spangled drongo (Dicrurus bracteatus); and Pin-striped tit babblers (Mixornis gularis) that reside in the only freshwater lake in the province's mainland.
Several species listed in the Habitats Directive live in these habitats, such as Luscinia svecica, Alcedo atthis
, Botaurus stellaris, Lxobrychus minutus, Porzana porzana, Lanius collurio, Lullula arborea, and Pelobates fuscus.
In the same way in 2009 to 2011 least observed species of birds were Buteo buteo (n[?] 1), Haliaeetus leucoryphus, Aquila rapax, Aquila heliacal, Sterna hirundo, Alcedo atthis
, Tyto alba two individuals in each respectively.