Sunday, 5 June 2011

Ringing on 25th May 2011

George was ringing today, this time at the feeding station which resulted in 14 birds processed including 6 New birds and 8 Retraps.
  The big result if the day though was the years first Collared Dove, caught at the feeding station nets. It was the first one caught since the 29th April 2008! and only the 28th ever!

  The catch was made up thus (New/Retrap) - (1/0) Collared Dove, (0/1) Blue Tit, (0/1) Great Tit and (5/6) Goldfinch.

Also reported on the 25th May 2011 were -

x1 Fulmar (South)
x2 Mediterranean Gull (South along East Dunes at 0845)
x1 Glaucous Gull (1st summer from Lill's Hut till dusk)
x1 Wheatear
x1 Honey Buzzard (Pale Adult north over Seacroft Golf Course at 1005)

Collared Dove ringed on the 25th May 2011 - the 28th for the Obs ever!
Photo - George Gregory

Collared Dove ringed on the 25th May 2011 - the 28th for the Obs ever!
Photo - George Gregory


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