Monday 27 May 2024

For the assistants the day started in the early hours ringing Manx Shearwaters around the South End with 126 new birds and 46 retraps caught. Before this a further two Dunlins, a Ringed Plover and an Oystercatcher were trapped around the Narrows. Census was generally quiet with 13 Spotted Flycatchers still around. 

Other bird logged included a Grey Heron, a Sparrowhawk, a Kestrel, a Buzzard, three Dunlins, two Feral Pigeons, 83 Swallows, 20 House Martins, 14 Wheatears, a Sedge Warbler, a Whitethroat, a Blackcap, three Chiffchaffs, two Willow Warblers, three Goldfinches and two Lesser Redpolls

Another two Carrion Crow chicks ringed today this time in the Withies © Ed Betteridge

Buzzard © Ed Betteridge

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