Thursday, 2 July 2020

Early July 2020

July 10th. Going north was a Spoonbill, and south a Hobby.
 A morning ringing session in East Dunes produced 33 new birds: 5 Wren, 2 Chiffchaff, 6 Great Tit, 4 Whitethroat, 6 Blackcap, 3 Lesser Whitethroat, 2 Linnet, a Sedge Warbler, a Blue Tit, a Dunnock, a Blackbird and a Great Spotted Woodpecker; and 4 retraps: a Whitethroat, 2 Wren and a Linnet.

July 9th. Flying south were 2 Spoonbill.

July 8th.

July 7th. Birds around, including those trapped, were a Cuckoo.
 A morning ringing session in East Dunes provided 30 new birds: 7 Wren, a Chiffchaff, 6 Linnet, 2 Blackcap, a Robin, a Meadow Pipit, 3 Whitethroat, 4 Sedge Warbler, a Lesser Whitethroat, 2 Dunnock, a Blackbird and a Cuckoo; and 11 retraps: 2 Dunnock, a Blackcap, 2 Great Tit, 2 Wren, a Blackbird, a Whitethroat, a Chiffchaff and a Robin.
Cuckoo, ringed 7 July 2020.
Photo - George Gregory

July 6th. 

July 5th.

July 4th.

July 3rd. The seventh session of CES was done this morning. The 23 new birds were 3 Wren, 4 Chiffchaff, a Sedge Warbler, 7 Whitethroat, a Blackcap, 5 Great Tit, a Lesser Whitethroat and a Dunnock. The 10 retraps were 2 Blackbird, a Robin, 2 Whitethroat, a Sedge Warbler, a Lesser Whitethroat, a Great Tit and 2 Dunnock.

July 2nd.

July 1st. Little Tern and Ringed Plover chicks are now starting to hatch in the Shorebird Sanctuary. We are grateful to Lincolnshire Bird Club for generous funding that has enabled us to provide Night-Wardening cover to deter foxes from predating the shorebird chicks. We are also grateful to our team of volunteers who carry out the day time monitoring and patrolling.
 A morning ringing session in East Dunes yielded 26 new birds: 7 Wren, 3 Chiffchaff, 4 Robin, a Sedge Warbler, 4 Whitethroat, 2 Great Tit, a Linnet, a Lesser Whitethroat, a Blackcap, a Meadow Pipit and a Dunnock; and 9 retraps: a Great Tit, a Lesser Whitethroat, 2 Blackbird, 3 Whitethroat and 2 Dunnock.

Little Tern, chicks.
Photo - Ben Ward
Ringed Plover, chicks.
Photos - Ben Ward
Ringing Recoveries
Willow Warbler ringed GPBO 18 August 2019, found dead Howacht, Germany 17 April 2020.
Goldfinch ringed GPBO 8 August 2019, controlled Flamborough Head, Yorkshire 14 April 2020.

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