Mornings ringing session 08.30-10.00am on patch produced good numbers of birds including Bullfinch, 2 Chaffinch, 1 Greenfinch, 1 Grt sp Woodpecker, 5 Robin, 1 Dunnock, 4 Blue Tit, 7 Great Tit and Coal Tits.
Interesting Controls and Retraps:
Control Coal Tit Z712565 ringed 14th November on site, retrapped 26th November and 22nd Jan 2017.
Control Blue Tit Z712536 ringed 14th Nov 2016 and controlled today 22nd Jan 2017.
Control Great Tit Z712575 ringed 26th Nov 2016 and controlled today 22nd Jan 2017
Robin S772910 Ringed 26th November 2016 and retrapped today 22nd Jan 2017
Other sightings of note on patch included flock of 30+ Lesser Redpolls feeding in nearby alder trees. Green Woodpecker, 3 Water Rail, Chiffchaff, 100+ Redwing, 50+ Fieldfare, 2 Moorhen on site this morning.
|6 Male Chaffinch|