Saturday, September 22, 2007

Sat 22 Sept

Immature male Chiffchaff 22-09-07, PCP
This week has seen a little more movement of birds, e.g. Jay (fri), L.Grebes (DK), Mipit (daily), up to 4 Smarties (some days), Swallow (sat). Cormorants have jumped up to 14.
Ringing on Sat ended with 32 birds after 4 hours, including 6 Chiffs, 1 Willow, 5 Blackcaps & 4 Reeds. Other birds included Robin, Wren, Dunnock, Blackbird, Bullfinch (2) and an adult (in heavy moult) Goldfinch.

Female Willow Warbler 22-09-07, PCP

One of the Blackcaps, a female, was very grey/washed out colour - see pic below.

Female Blackcap 22-09-07, PCP

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