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    Ringing near Gifford, winter 20-21

    Mist netting at secondary feed station, Site 1, 15.1.21 Blackbird new retrap 1 Blue tit new retrap 7 Chaffinch new 8 retrap 12 Dunnock new 1 retrap 3 Great tit new 1 retrap Reed bunting new 2 retrap 1 Robin new 3 retrap 5 Tree sparrow new 4 retrap 1 Yellowhammer new 36 retrap 8 TOTALS new 54...
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    Ringing near Gifford, winter 20-21

    Whoosh netting at rape bait station, site 1, 13.12.20 Greenfinch new retrap 1 Goldfinch new 8 retrap 1 Linnet new 46 retrap 5 At long last the flock has settled to feed on the bait regularly. Also seen/heard Buzzard Skylark Yellowhammer Reed...
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    Ringing near Gifford, winter 20-21

    Mist netting at Site 1, 10.1.21. Blackbird new 1 retrap Blue tit new retrap 2 Bullfinch new 1 retrap Chaffinch new 3 retrap 4 Dunnock new 1 retrap Greenfinch new 2 retrap...
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    Ringing near Gifford, winter 20-21

    Mist netting at Site 2, 8.1.21, upper site. Blue tit new 1 retrap 1 Bullfinch new 3 retrap Dunnock new 5 retrap 2 Great tit new 1 retrap Reed bunting new retrap 1 Robin new retrap 3 Wren new retrap 1 Yellowhammer new 21 retrap 6 TOTAL new 31 retrap 14 Also seen/heard : Mallard Tawny owl...
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    Ringing near Gifford, winter 20-21

    Thanks Delia, We are subject to the same regulations as everyone else. Several issues at play - NO to ringers visiting from other council areas; NO to getting too close to each other; NO to sharing equipment (touching shared surfaces). Under different levels of restrictions some of the most...
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    Ringing near Gifford, winter 20-21

    Mist netting at secondary feed station, Site 1, 29.12.20 Blackbird new 2 retrap 1 Blue tit new 1 retrap 5 Brambling new 1 retrap Chaffinch new 41 retrap 13 Dunnock new 1 retrap 3 Great tit...
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    Ringing near Gifford, winter 20-21

    Mist netting at Site 1, 21.12.20. Blackbird new 2 retrap 3 Blue tit new 2 retrap Brambling new 1 retrap Chaffinch new 8 retrap 1 Coal tit new retrap 1 Goldfinch new 1 retrap...
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    Ringing near Gifford, winter 20-21

    Mist netting at Site 2, lower site, 19.12.20 Blackbird new retrap 1 Blue tit new 1 retrap Bullfinch new 1 retrap Chaffinch new retrap 2 Dunnock new 1 retrap 7 Great tit new 1...
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    Ringing near Gifford, winter 20-21

    Mist netting at Site 2, 15.12.20, upper site. Blackbird new 2 retrap Blue tit new 1 retrap 1 Dunnock new 2 retrap 2 House sparrow new 8 retrap 1 Robin new 1 retrap 3 Tree sparrow new...
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    Ringing near Gifford, winter 20-21

    Whoosh netting at rape bait station, site 1, 13.12.20 Goldfinch new 1 retrap 2 Linnet new 32 retrap 14 Also seen/heard Buzzard Golden plover Tawny owl Blackbird Fieldfare Mainly forgetting corvids, gulls, non-natives, pigeons and tits. Many thanks to all...
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    Ringing near Gifford, winter 20-21

    Mist netting at Site 1, 10.12.20. Blackbird new 3 retrap Blue tit new 3 retrap Chaffinch new 10 retrap 4 Dunnock new 3 retrap 6 Fieldfare new 14 retrap Goldfinch new 1...
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    Ringing near Gifford, winter 20-21

    Mist netting at secondary feed station, Site 1, 9.12.20 Blackbird new 1 retrap 1 Blue tit new retrap 4 Chaffinch new 18 retrap 7 Dunnock new 2 retrap 6 Greenfinch new 2 retrap Redwing...
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    Ringing near Gifford, winter 20-21

    Whoosh netting at rape bait station, site 1, 2.12.20 Linnet new 14 retrap 4 Linnet have at last returned to using the bait regularly. They are still using other feed sources as well. Also seen/heard Buzzard Grey partridge Blackbird Fieldfare Goldfinch Yellowhammer Mainly...
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    Ringing near Gifford, winter 20-21

    Mist netting at Site 1, 29.11.20. Blackbird new 2 retrap 1 Blue tit new 2 retrap Chaffinch new 11 retrap 1 Dunnock new 2 retrap 3 Fieldfare new 1 retrap Greenfinch new 1...
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    Ringing near Gifford, winter 20-21

    Mist netting at Site 2, lower site, 28.11.20 Blackbird new 1 retrap 1 Chaffinch new 2 retrap Coal tit new 1 retrap Dunnock new 5 retrap 6 Great tit new 4 retrap Long tailed tit new...
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    Ringing near Gifford, winter 20-21

    At last, a weather window. Mist netting at Site 2, 26.11.20, upper site. Blackbird new 4 retrap Blue tit new 1 retrap Bullfinch new 1 retrap Chaffinch new 1 retrap Dunnock new 3 retrap 1...
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    Ringing near Gifford, winter 20-21

    Mist netting at secondary feed station, Site 1, 9.11.20 Blackbird new 2 retrap 1 Blue tit new 21 retrap Chaffinch new 5 retrap Dunnock new 6 retrap Fieldfare new 5 retrap Great tit new 6 retrap Mistle thrush new 1 retrap Redwing new 1 retrap Reed bunting new 9...
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    Ringing near Gifford, winter 20-21

    Mist netting at Site 1, 6.11.20. Blue tit new retrap 3 Chaffinch new 8 retrap 1 Dunnock new 6 retrap Long tailed tit new 7 retrap Redwing new 7 retrap Robin new 8 retrap Song Thrush new 1 retrap Tree sparrow new 6 retrap 1 TOTAL new 43 retrap 5 Weather and...
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    Ringing near Gifford, winter 20-21

    Whoosh netting at rape bait station, site 1, 16.10.20 Goldfinch new 26 retrap 4 Linnet new 26 retrap 3 Also seen/heard Pink-footed geese c.50 Kestrel Jay Skylark Meadow pipit and once home c.30 Golden plover. Mainly forgetting corvids, gulls, non-natives, pigeons and tits. As greylag...
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    Mistnet poles: painted or not?

    We do a camo job on them using specialist paint. Many of our bamboo poles are old but bearing up well, but they are stored inside. No idea whether it improves catches, we just do it. Mike.
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