Wednesday, 15 October 2008

My 1st Ringing Pliers

Above: My own ringing pliers.

Above & below: The 1st ever species (Chaffinch) I ringed with my new set of pliers.

Below: 2nd ever species (Redwing) with my new ringing pliers.

Below: 3rd ever species (blackbird) with my new ringing pliers. A possible, migratory, continental blackbird.

Below: Head up, breathe in, chest out and say cheese! Mr Robin adds "This is the proudest moment of my life. To be able donate my biometrics to science is the stuff of robinhood dreams! Thanks go to my parents, Lord & Lady Loxley. For the future, I hope to give this silver ring and the precious information contained therein to the poor ringers in Nottingham!

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