Tuesday, 30 August 2016

Local bird ringing


Some more ringing locally included a session at Stortons Gravel Pits on Sunday where John Woollett and Chris Payne caught 31 birds which included 3 Garden Warblers, 9 Blackcaps, 4 Reed Warblers, 2 Whitethroats, 2 Cetti's Warblers, a Sedge Warbler, a Chiffchaff and 3 Bullfinches.

A small team of ringers at Pitsford Reservoir yesterday (Monday) completed the last Constant Effort Site session for the year and captured 40 birds. The more interesting were 3 Blackcaps, 2 Reed Warblers, 2 Willow Warblers, a Chiffchaff, a Marsh Tit, 2 Willow Tits and 2 Kingfishers.


Neil M

Angla Shades moth

Canary-shouldered Thorn moth

Above images courtesy of
John Gamble.

Painted Lady.



Above images courtesy
of Cathy Ryden.

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