Sunday, 9 July 2017

Ringing report from Linford

Kenny Cramer and his team have been busy ringing at Linford near Milton Keynes.
Kenny reports :
Another busy session at Linford produced 92 captures, 69 of which were newly ringed and 23 retraps of 20 species.
Sarah and I made an early start to see if we could catch any sandmartins coming out of roost and were rewarded with 2 new adults and 2 retraps.
Other highlights included 15 new reed warblers, a juvenile sedge warbler, a willow warbler, a garden warbler, 2 juvenile chiffchaffs and a retrap cettis representing the warblers.
A jay, a kingfisher, a treecreeper, and two great spotted woodpeckers were also noteworthy.

Totals for today's session.

Cettis warbler (1)
Chaffinch 1
Reed warbler 15 (8)
Dunnock 8 (5)
Wren 7 (1)
Sedge warbler 1
Robin 4 (1)
Jay 1
Blackbird 4
Great tit 11 (3)
Sand martin 2 (2)
Blue tit 6 (1)
Willow warbler 1
Great spot 1 (1)
Kingfisher 1
Garden warbler 1
Treecreeper 1
Goldfinch 1
Chiffchaff 2
Green finch 1


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