Tuesday 7 April 2015

Ringing coverage

Heysham obs
Ringing by the office today saw large numbers of meadow pipit early am with up to 60 grounded at any one time and 200 plus an hour at least early on overhead - grand total estimated to be in excess of 500

The absence of chiffchaff was inexplicable but ringing included 7 goldcrest and, a typical early April feature, four unringed female chaffinch