WSW wind till mid afternoon, when it became variable ending up south having been north! Still warm, but overcast for most of the day with a couple of light showers.
After a longish break and some extensive ride maintenance work in the last few days, a ringing session this morning managed to capture 17 birds. Unfortunately, only two nets could be set.
Wren 2 (both juvs)
Robin 1 juv
Song Thrush 1 juv
Reed Warbler 2 + 1 retrap
Lesser Whitethroat 2 (1 juv)
Common Whitethroat 2 + 2 retraps (2 juvs)
Blackcap 1 juv
Willow Warbler 2 (one adult in advanced primary moult plus 1 juv)
Janet had a short walk:
|3 adult, 1 x 3cy and 3 x 2cy Meds with BHG|
Resting on the mud to the west of No.2 outflow
|Some of this morning's Curlew heading north|
|Hummingbird Hawkmoth looking drab amongst the pebbles|