Monday, 12 September 2011

Ringing on 31st Aug 2011

Chris Hansell was back down again today, ringing with George over at the Observatory. 68 birds were processed including 62 New birds and 6 Retraps.

  The days catch was made up thus (New/Retrap) - (40/0) Swallow, (2/0) House Martin, (11/0) Meadow Pipit, (0/1) Wren, (0/1) Dunnock, (1/0) Robin, (0/1) Redstart, (1/1) Whitethroat, (1/1) Blackcap, (2/0) Willow Warbler, (1/0) Coal Tit, (2/0) Goldfinch, (0/1) Linnet and (1/0) Reed Bunting.

  Well done Chris and George, none to shabby at all, a good catch to round off the last day of August 2011. Next stop September!

  Also reported on the 31st August 2011 -
x5 Great Skua (North)
x10 Artic Skua (8 North)
x1 Long Tailed Skua (Probable flew North at distance with an Artic Skua)
x5 Little Gull (South including 1 Adult)
x1 Black Tern (Juvenile South)
x10 Gannet (North)
x60 Sandwich Tern (South)

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