Saturday 14 September 2019

Full moon surprisingly provides!

This was a real bonus - a good hour of daylight before the forecasted niggling wind put paid to eg Grey Wagtail ringing. New night migrants and tit accompanees just kept coming and included two Treecreeper in a catch of over 60 new birds.  These included seven Grey Wagtail in the net on the first round and three late Lesser Whitethroat and singles of Whitethroat, Sedge Warbler and Willow warbler.  A Lesser Redpoll was early for here

Pink-footed Goose - 55 S
Goldfinch - 60 S
Chaffinch 10 - S

Teal heard in the western scrape


an early morning ringing.and vis mig session was surprisingly good for a clear northwesterly

Pink footed goose - H plus 20 plus 26
Grey Wagtail - c13 (8 Ringed)
Meadow Pipit - c30
Jackdaw - flock 41 high south
Swallow - 6!
Chaffinch - 1
Reed Bunting - 4

Ringing to be added

Mediterranean gulls - Red Nab high water roost (thanks to Pete Woodruff)
Adult   28 - including a green ringed bird, not ANLT
2/3cy     6
1cy        6 - including a new yellow ringed German bird AZ.TZ