Sunday, July 12, 2009

CES ringing 11/07

Visit No.8 of 12. Drizzle for much of the time made for a damp session with frequent visits to the nets.

Tally for the day is: Wren 3 juvs, Dunnock 2 adults & 5 juvs, Robin 3 juvs, Reed Warbler 2 adults & 2 juvs, Garden Warbler 1 adult & 1 juv, Blackcap 4 juvs, Chiff 7 juvs, Gt. Tit 2 juvs, Treecreeper 1 ,juv, Bullfinch 2 adults & 1 juv. We also picked up an adult breeding female Reed Bunting from the 'crescent' which had been taken by an avian predator.

A male Dunnock and a male Reed Warbler were from 2006 (ringed as young birds) and the male Bullfinch from October 2007 was with its mate, a bird from last year.
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