With the weather imporoving slightly today, George was back in action first at the Observatory and then later over at the feedings station. The result was 21 birds processed including 10 New birds and 11 retraps.
The days catch was made up thus (New/Retrap) - (0/1) Great Spotted Woodpecker, (1/0) Meadow Pipit, (0/1) Dunnock, (2/2) Blackbird, (2/5) Whitethroat, (1/0) Blue Tit, (4/1) Chaffinch and (0/1) Greenfinch.
Reported on the 6th June 2011 were -
x1 Puffin (South)
x6 Guillemot (South)
x1 Manx Shearwater (North)
x1 Long Tailed Duck (Still on the Mere)
x1 Ruddy Shelduck (Still on the Mere)
x1 Barnacle Goose (Presumed feral escape on Croft Marsh)
x1 Mediterranean Gull (1st Summer on Tennysons)
x1 Short Eared Owl
x300+ Swift (South)
x1 Bearded Tit (Tennysons)
x1 Grasshopper Warbler
x2 Siskin (South)