Last weekend was a long one - Ringing sessions as follows: Saturday at Priory Country Park and Sunday at Sandy Smith Nature Reserve.
Saturday's totals: 24 birds of 9 species:
Long Tailed Tit 2
Great Tit 2
Blue Tit 9
Great Spotted Woodpecker 1
See http://priorycountrypark.blogspot.com/ for photographs and further info on these birds.
Sunday's totals: 38 Birds of 8 species:
Blue Tit 11
Great Tit 8
Song Thrush 1
* = New species ringed for the site.
Above: Robin (first ringed on the site)
Above & Below: I was definitely not expecting this juvenile female Kestrel in the net!
Above: A digiscoped image of a stonechat that was hanging about ... just outside the reserve!
There was also a fly over Curlew (cold weather movement) heading South West. A Snipe flying East and 23 lapwing going South East.
Above: A photograph of a Dunnock just for the Sandy Smith Nature Reserve records!