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Ringing near Gifford, Winter 2022-23 (1 Viewer)

citrinella

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24.12.22 - Mist netting at secondary feed station, Farm 1

Chaffinch new 2
retrap 3
Dunnock new
retrap 3
Greenfinch new 2
retrap 1
Yellowhammer new 3
retrap 7
TOTALS new 7
retrap 14


Also seen/heard :
Pink-footed geese incl skein of 36
Greylag geese
Mallard
Buzzard
Herring gull
Pheasant
Tawny owl
Woodpigeon
Feral pigeon
Wren
Robin
Blackbird
Fieldfare c12
Tree sparrow
Carrion crow
Jackdaw
Goldfinch

Many thanks to all concerned, Mike.
 
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citrinella

Well-known member
Happy New Year everybody :)

2.1.23, Mist netting at Farm 1, original feed station.

Blackbird new 5
retrap 2
Blue tit new 5
retrap 2
retrap
Chaffinch new 2
retrap 3
Dunnock new 2
retrap 8
Fieldfare new 2
retrap
Greenfinch new 1
retrap 1
Reed bunting new 1
retrap
Robin new
retrap 6
Tree sparrow new 3
retrap 1
Wren new
retrap 1
Yellowhammer new 13
retrap 12
TOTAL new 34
retrap 36


Also seen/heard :
Mallard
Buzzard
Golden plover
Pheasant
Red-legged partridge
Tawny owl
Woodpigeon
Great tit
Coal tit
Jackdaw
Carrion crow
Bullfinch
Goldfinch

Many thanks to all concerned, Mike.
 

citrinella

Well-known member
Mist netting at Farm 1, original feed station, 18.12.22.

Blackbird new 4
retrap 3


One of the retrap blackbird's ring was not one fitted by Lothian Ringing Group, though it is a UK (BTO) ring.
This blackbird was ringed in Montrose, 93km distant, on 17th January 2021 as a first winter female.

Mike.
 

citrinella

Well-known member
5.1.23 - Mist netting at secondary feed station, Farm 1

Blackbird new 1
retrap 1
Blue tit new 1
retrap 2
Chaffinch new 2
retrap 3
Dunnock new
retrap 5
Goldfinch new 1
retrap
Greenfinch new 6
retrap 4
Reed bunting new 1
retrap
Robin new
retrap 1
Tree sparrow new 3
retrap 2
Wren new 2
retrap
Yellowhammer new 2
retrap 1
TOTALS new 19
retrap 19


Also seen/heard :
Pink-footed geese c.50
Greylag geese
Mallard
Buzzard
Herring gull
Pheasant
Tawny owl
Woodpigeon
Feral pigeon
Skylark
Carrion crow
Jackdaw

Many thanks to all concerned, Mike.
 

citrinella

Well-known member
9.1.23 Whoosh netting at rape bait station, Farm 1

Goldfinch new 4
retrap 15
Linnet new 42
retrap 5

Disrupted by sparrowhawk

Also seen/heard
Pink-footed goose
Greylag goose
Buzzard
Sparrowhawk
Pheasant
Skylark
Carrion crow

Many thanks to all concerned, Mike.
 

citrinella

Well-known member
16.1.23 Mist netting at Farm 1, original feed station

Blackbird new 8
retrap 3
Blue tit new 1
retrap
Chaffinch new 6
retrap 11
Dunnock new
retrap 8
Fieldfare new 7
retrap
Great tit new 2
retrap
Grey partridge new 1
retrap
Redwing new 1
retrap
Robin new
retrap 5
Tree sparrow new 3
retrap 3
Wren new 2
retrap 1
Yellowhammer new 31
retrap 30
TOTAL new 62
retrap 61


Also seen/heard :
Mute swan
Greylag goose
Sparrowhawk
Pheasant
Tawny owl
Woodpigeon
Skylark
Jackdaw
Carrion crow
Greenfinch

Many thanks to all concerned, Mike.
 

citrinella

Well-known member
19.1.23 Whoosh netting at rape bait station, Farm 1

Goldfinch new 1
retrap 16
Linnet new 86
retrap 12


Also seen/heard
Greylag goose
Buzzard
Pheasant
Herring gull
Woodpigeon
Skylark
Carrion crow

on walk out
Grey partridge

on walk home
Bullfinch
in birch where there have been Redpoll regularly recently

Many thanks to all concerned, Mike.
 

citrinella

Well-known member
20.1.23 - Mist netting at secondary feed station, Farm 1

Blackbird new 2
retrap 1
Chaffinch new 8
retrap 2
Dunnock new 3
retrap 8
Greenfinch new 1
retrap 1
Robin new
retrap 3
Tree sparrow new
retrap 2
Wren new
retrap 1
Yellowhammer new 18
retrap 13
TOTALS new 32
retrap 31

Also seen/heard :
Greylag geese
Buzzard
Pheasant
Red-legged partridge
Barn owl
Tawny owl
Woodpigeon
Feral pigeon
Fieldfare
Carrion crow
Jackdaw
Reed bunting

Many thanks to all concerned, Mike.
 

citrinella

Well-known member
24.1.23 Mist netting at Farm 2, upper site.

Blackbird new 1
retrap 2
Blue tit new 2
retrap 1
Bullfinch new 2
retrap
Chaffinch new 1
retrap
Coal tit new 1
retrap
Dunnock new 3
retrap 1
Great tit new 2
retrap
Greenfinch new 1
retrap
Long tailed tit new
retrap 1
Reed bunting new
retrap 1
Robin new 1
retrap 1
Yellowhammer new 7
retrap 1
TOTAL new 19
retrap 10

The long-tailed tit had been ringed in November 2019

Also seen/heard :
Pink footed geese incl skein c.40
Mallard
Sparrowhawk
Pheasant
Herring gull
Woodpigeon
Tawny owl
Great spotted woodpacker (drumming)
Wren
Mistle thrush (singing)
Nuthatch
Magpie
Carrion crow
Jackdaw
Tree sparrow
Goldfinch

Many thanks to all concerned, Mike.
 

citrinella

Well-known member
28.1.23 Mist netting at Farm 1, original feed station

Blackbird new
retrap 7
Chaffinch new 3
retrap
Dunnock new 1
retrap
Greenfinch new
retrap 1
Tree sparrow new 2
retrap 3
Yellowhammer new 9
retrap 7
TOTAL new 15
retrap 18

Unexpected drizzle at the most innopportune time did not help

Also seen/heard :
Pink footed geese
Greylag goose
Mallard
Buzzard
Herring gull
Pheasant
Grey partridge
Tawny owl
Woodpigeon (singing)
Skylark
Wren
Robin
Fieldfare (7)
Great tit
Blue tit
Jackdaw
Carrion crow

On arrival we found three Early moths (Theria primaria) on a hedge. We haven't recorded this species here before, but we don't really look in winter.

Many thanks to all concerned, Mike.
 
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citrinella

Well-known member
5.2.23 - Mist netting at secondary feed station, Farm 1

Blackbird new
retrap 1
Blue tit new 4
retrap 1
Chaffinch new 8
retrap 7
Dunnock new
retrap 6
Greenfinch new 2
retrap 1
Reed bunting new 1
retrap
Tree sparrow new 1
retrap
Yellowhammer new 17
retrap 8
TOTALS new 33
retrap 24

Also seen/heard :
Greylag geese
Pink footed geese
Buzzard
Pheasant
Herring gull
Tawny owl
Woodpigeon
Feral pigeon
Skylark (singing)
Mistle thrush (singing)
Rook
Carrion crow
Magpie
Jackdaw

surprised - no robin ?

Many thanks to all concerned, Mike.
 

citrinella

Well-known member
6.2.23 Whoosh netting at rape bait station, Farm 1

Goldfinch new
retrap 1
Linnet new 104
retrap 27


Also seen/heard
Greylag goose
Buzzard
Pheasant
Red-legged partridge ("singing")
Grey partridge ("singing")
Herring gull
Woodpigeon
Skylark (singing)
Blackbird
Mistle thrush (singing)
Raven
Carrion crow
Chaffinch

visitors on walk in
Bullfinch

Many thanks to all concerned, Mike.
 

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