Soldier's Hole (Pleistocene of the United Kingdom)

Where: United Kingdom (51.3° N, 2.8° W: paleocoordinates 51.3° N, 2.8° W)

• coordinate estimated from map

When: Late/Upper Pleistocene (0.1 - 0.0 Ma)

• Devensian Glaciation

Environment/lithology: cave; lithology not reported

Size class: macrofossils

Primary reference: C. J. O. Harrison. 1987. Pleistocene and prehistoric birds of south-west Britain. Proceedings of the University of Bristol Spelaeological Society 18(1):81-104 [M. Uhen/M. Uhen]more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 124956: authorized by Mark Uhen, entered by Mark Uhen on 01.03.2012

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

 Charadriiformes - Laridae
Rissa tridactyla Linnaeus 1758 black-legged kittiwake
 Charadriiformes - Scolopacidae
Limosa limosa Linnaeus 1758 black-tailed godwit
 Charadriiformes - Stercorariidae
Stercorarius longicaudus Vieillot 1819 long-tailed jaeger
 Galliformes - Phasianidae
"Lagopus mutus" = Lagopus muta Montin 1781 rock ptarmigan
Lagopus lagopus Linnaeus 1758 willow ptarmigan
Perdix perdix Linnaeus 1758 grey partridge
Lyrurus tetrix Linnaeus 1758 black grouse
Tetrastes bonasia Linnaeus 1758 hazel grouse
 Anseriformes - Anatidae
"Anas penelope" = Mareca penelope Linnaeus 1758 Eurasian wigeon
Anser anser Linnaeus 1758 greylag goose
Anser albifrons Scopoli 1769 greater white-fronted goose
Anas platyrhynchos Linnaeus 1758 mallard
Anas crecca Linnaeus 1758 Eurasian teal
 Falconiformes - Falconidae
Falco columbarius Linnaeus 1758 merlin
 Strigiformes - Strigidae
Asio flammeus Pontoppidan 1763 short-eared owl
Asio otus Linnaeus 1758 long-eared owl
 Columbiformes - Columbidae
Columba livia Gmelin 1789 rock pigeon
 Passeriformes - Corvidae
Pica pica Linnaeus 1758 Eurasian magpie
Corvus corax Linnaeus 1758 common raven
Corvus monedula Linnaeus 1758 Eurasian jackdaw
 Passeriformes - Prunellidae
Prunella modularis Linnaeus 1758 hedge accentor
 Passeriformes - Turdidae
Turdus philomelos Brehm 1831 song thrush
Turdus pilaris Linnaeus 1758 fieldfare
Turdus merula Linnaeus 1758 common blackbird
 Passeriformes - Calcariidae
Plectrophenax nivalis Linnaeus 1758 snow bunting
 Accipitriformes - Accipitridae
Accipiter nisus Linnaeus 1758 Eurasian sparrowhawk
Haliaeetus albicilla Linnaeus 1758 white-tailed eagle