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Ringing near Gifford, Winter 18-19

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Old Wednesday 27th February 2019, 21:38   #51
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Mist netting at Site 1, 24.2.19.

Blackbird new 1
retrap
Blue tit new 1
retrap
Brambling new 1
retrap
Bullfinch new
retrap 1
Chaffinch new 3
retrap 2
Dunnock new
retrap 5
Robin new 1
retrap 2
Tree sparrow new 1
retrap
Yellowhammer new 16
retrap 4
TOTAL new 25
retrap 13


Also seen/heard :
Greylag geese
Buzzard
Kestrel
Grey partridge
Tawny owl
Great spotted woodpecker
Skylark
Blackbird
Song thrush
Mistle thrush
Long-tailed tit
Bullfinch
Reed bunting

The kestrel killed a yellowhammer (listed under new) in the net

Mainly forgetting corvids, gulls, non-natives, pigeons and tits.

Many thanks to all concerned, Mike.

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Old Wednesday 27th February 2019, 21:39   #52
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Mist netting at secondary feed station, Site 1, 26.2.19

Blackbird new 1
retrap
Brambling new 3
retrap
Chaffinch new 12
retrap 3
Dunnock new 0
retrap 5
Great tit new 1
retrap
Greenfinch new 1
retrap
Tree sparrow new 3
retrap 3
Yellowhammer new 6
retrap 1
TOTALS new 27
retrap 12


Also seen/heard :
Mute swan 2
Greylag geese 5
Buzzard
Grey partridge
Tawny owl
Barn owl
Great spotted woodpecker
Skylark
Song thrush

Mainly forgetting corvids, gulls, non-natives, pigeons and tits.

Many thanks to all concerned, Mike.
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Old Wednesday 27th February 2019, 21:46   #53
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What a naughty Kestrel!!!!

Surely that doesn't happen to often, does it Mike?
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Old Saturday 2nd March 2019, 15:42   #54
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What a naughty Kestrel!!!!

Surely that doesn't happen to often, does it Mike?
Not with kestrel, especially as they are getting so scarce. The sprawk incident we had a week or two ago is less rare, though not common. The worst thing is cats, they can go along a net killing everything in reach for fun. We stopped ringing where people moved in with cats and weren't prepared to keep them in the days we ringed - we just couldn't take the risk.

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Whoosh netting at rape bait station, site 1, 2.3.19

Goldfinch new 4
retrap 19
Linnet new 4
retrap 5


Also seen/heard
Greylag geese
Grey partridge
Mallard
Oystercatcher
Tawny owl
Skylark


Mainly forgetting corvids, gulls, non-natives, pigeons and tits.

Many thanks to all concerned, Mike.
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Mist netting at Site 2, 1.03.19, upper site.

Blackbird new 1
retrap
Blue tit new 2
retrap 2
Chaffinch new 2
retrap
Coal tit new 1
retrap
Dunnock new 3
retrap 3
Long tailed tit new 2
retrap 1
Reed bunting new 3
retrap 1
Robin new
retrap 1
Tree sparrow new 2
retrap 1
Yellowhammer new 28
retrap 2
TOTAL new 44
retrap 11


Also seen/heard :
Mallard
Buzzard
Tawny owl
Great spotted woodpecker
Green woodpecker
Song thrush
Brambling


Mainly forgetting corvids, gulls, non-natives, pigeons and tits.

Many thanks to all concerned, Mike.
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Whoosh netting at rape bait station, site 1, 11.3.19

Goldfinch new 1
retrap 11
Linnet new 6
retrap 10


Also seen/heard
Greylag geese
Buzzard
Skylark

Mainly forgetting corvids, gulls, non-natives, pigeons and tits.

Many thanks to all concerned, Mike.
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Whoosh netting at rape bait station, site 1, 21.3.19

Goldfinch new 6
retrap 24
Linnet new 15
retrap 7


Also seen/heard
Greylag geese
Buzzard
Skylark
Meadow pipit

Mainly forgetting corvids, gulls, non-natives, pigeons and tits.

Many thanks to all concerned, Mike.
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Old Thursday 21st March 2019, 20:27   #59
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Mist netting at Site 2, lower site, 18.3.19

Blackbird new
retrap 1
Blue tit new 1
retrap
Chaffinch new 1
retrap
Dunnock new
retrap 1
Great tit new 1
retrap
Reed bunting new 2
retrap 1
TOTAL new 5
retrap 3


Also seen/heard :
Heron 1
Mallard 1
Buzzard 3
Tawny owl
Great spotted woodpecker
Nuthatch
Robin
Song thrush 2+
Tree sparrow 4
Brambling 4
Goldfinch

Very few birds about.

Mainly forgetting corvids, gulls, non-natives, pigeons and tits.

Many thanks to all concerned, Mike.
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