Tuesday, 16 February 2010

Mixed bags

Heysham Obs
Ringing by the office
Managed to dodge the showers and the following unringed birds were caught: 4 Greenfinch, Chaffinch, Blue Tit and, surprisingly, a female Bullfinch. A retrap Dunnock burst into song on release!

Ocean Edge
Jack Snipe - one showing really well HT
Snipe - at least 16 HT
Black-tailed Godwit - just four late pm
Bar-tailed Godwit - one late pm

Red Nab (all birds pushed off by dog)
Snipe - 3

North harbour wall
Med Gull - two adults on the railings, including Czech-ringed bird
Red-throated Diver - one far offshore late pm
Twite - 6 on food late pm, one with metal-only on right leg (i.e. no c.rs)

Tundra Bean Goose Jeremy Lane