Wednesday, 8 February 2017

County bird ringing today


Chris Payne and John Woollett committed to some bird ringing at Bradden today, netting 51 individuals made up of 27 Blue Tits, 14 Great Tits, a Marsh Tit, 3 Goldfinches, a Siskin, a Greenfinch, a Chaffinch, a Dunnock, a Robin and a Treecreeper.

A small team worked the nets at Kelmarsh Hall today providing 131 captures made up of 59 Blue Tits, 17 Great Tits, a Coal Tit, a Marsh Tit, 3 Greenfinches, 16 Chaffinches, 16 Goldfinches, a Bullfinch, 2 Siskins, 2 Blackbirds, 2 Great Spotted Woodpeckers, 3 Nuthatches, 3 Robins and 5 Dunnocks. Up to half a dozen Siskins were present, a pair of Raven were vocal and a Grey Wagtail was also present.

Eleanor watched 19 Waxwings outside Premium Wharehousing at Sywell again this afternoon.


Neil M

Adult male Siskin at
Kelmarsh Hall courtesy
of Neil Hasdell.

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