Tuesday, 17 July 2012

Pitsford CES

Hi

In quite reasonable conditions this morning a CES ringing session was completed at Pitsford Res which resulted in just short of 40 birds being trapped and released.  A fair proportion of these included juveniles (please see the images of juvenile Goldcrest and juvenile Treecreeper below).

In addition a Siskin flew over the Scaldwell Bay, there was a Goldeneye by the Maytrees Hide and the pair of Oystercatchers were guarding one youngster on the flooded bank between the Bird Club Hide and the feeding station.  A Common Sandpiper was present there too.

Regards

N & E

Juvenile Treecreeper

Juvenile Goldcrest


Treecreeper - underside of tail



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