Sunday, 20 August 2017

Baxter's morning catch

Sunday 20th August 2017

Dave, Joe, Stephen, Stuart, Sadie

Central pool with tape lure for Grass Warbler / Cetti's - no result.  Line in the main reeds and single by the hedge.

49 birds caught in total:

Lesser Whitethroat 1/0,  Whitethroat 1/0,  Great Tit 1/0,  Yellowhammer 1/0,  Wren 5/0,  Sedge Warbler 1/0,  Kingfisher 1/0,  Chiffchaff 8/3,  Bullfinch 3/3,  Dunnock 2/1,  Reed Warbler 3/3,  Blue Tit 0/2,  Long-tailed Tit 0/4,  Willow Warbler 2/0,  Reed Bunting 4/1

Wednesday, 16 August 2017

Swallow roost attempt Baxters

Tuesday 15th August 2017:

Dave, Stu, Linda

Tape on over Baxter's but only a dozen or so birds in the air.  Barn Owl seen quartering as dusk settled ... near nets ... but no.

Reed Warbler - all young - 8,  Chiffchaff 10,  Bullfinch 1,  Sedge Warbler 1,  Swallow 3,  Blackcap 2,  Willow Warbler 3,  Reed Bunting 2,  Dunnock 1,  Blue Tit 1

Total birds ringed:  32

CES 11 - good numbers again

Sunday 13th August 2017:

Dave, Joe, Linda, Sadie, Stephen.

Blue Tit 1/2,  Wren 6/2,  Willow Warbler 11/3,  Dunnock 3/2,  Whitethroat 4/1,  Reed Warbler 15/4,  Chiffchaff 22/1,  Robin 1/1,  Blackcap 3/0,  Reed Bunting 1/0,  Sedge Warbler 5/0,  Long-tailed Tit 1/0,  Kingfisher 0/1,  Great Tit 1/0,  Wood Pigeon 1/0,  Garden Warbler 1/0,  Lesser Whitethroat 0/1,  Bullfinch 1/1

Total birds:  96

Also seen :  Barn Owl early morning ...

CES 9 - victim of weather CES 10 - record breaking 150+ birds

Sunday 6th August 2017:

Record breaking 150+ birds kept Dave, Linda, Joe and Sadie busy - details to follow ...

Tuesday, 15 August 2017

Recent recoveries

Species: Reed Warbler (Acrocephalus scirpaceus) Scheme: GBT Ring no: S294654

Ringing details
Age: 3 Sex: U Sex meth: U P.ringed: 0 P.alive: 0 Condition: U
Colour marks added: - Metal marks added: N Act1: U Act2: U
Ringing date: 24-Aug-2016 06:20:00
Reg code: LIT Place code: LIT Site name: Litlington, East Sussex, UK
County code: GBESU Grid ref: TQ5201 Accuracy 0 Co-ords: 50deg 47min N 0deg 9min E 
Hab1: C7 Hab2: --
Biometrics: Wing: - mm. Weight: - g. Time: -hrs
Ringer: Cuckmere Ringing Group, 9027

Finding details
Ring not Verified Age: 4 Sex: M Sex meth: C
Colour marks added: - Metal marks added: - Act1: U Act2: U
Finding date: 25-Jun-2017 06:45:00
Reg code: CHE Place code: CHE Site name: Chelmarsh Reservoir, near Bridgnorth, Shropshire, UK
County code: GBSHR Grid ref: SO7387 Accuracy 0 Co-ords: 52deg 28min N -2deg -23min W 
Hab1: B1 Hab2: --

Biometrics: Wing: 69.0 mm. Weight: 11.5 g. Time: 06:45:00hrs
Finding condition: 8:20 Movement: 9
Subsequent Capture by Ringer Intentionally Taken

Duration: 305 days Distance: 259 km Direction: 318deg (NW)
Finder: D W Fulton, 6 Hazelwells Road, Hollywood Park, Highley , Bridgnorth , WV16 6DJ
Finder: Chelmarsh Ringing Group, 9193 


Species: Lesser Redpoll (Carduelis cabaret) Scheme: GBT Ring no: Z898434

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Ringing details
Age: 5 Sex: U Sex meth: U P.ringed: 0 P.alive: 0 Condition: U
Colour marks added: - Metal marks added: N Act1: U Act2: U
Ringing date: 16-Jan-2016 11:30:00
Reg code: - Place code: 138756 Site name: Blythe Valley, West Midlands, UK
County code: GBWMI Grid ref: SP1375 Accuracy 1 Co-ords: 52deg 22min N -1deg -48min W Accuracy 1
Hab1: J1 Hab2: --

Biometrics: Wing: 68.0 mm. Weight: 10.3 g. Time: 11:30:00hrs
Remarks:-
Species recorded by ringer: -
Ringer: L D Kelly, 5147

Finding details
Ring not Verified Age: 6 Sex: F Sex meth: U
Colour marks added: - Metal marks added: - Act1: U Act2: U
Finding date: 23-Mar-2017 09:00:00
Reg code: - Place code: HEDHIL Site name: Hednesford Hills, Staffordshire, UK
County code: GBSTA Grid ref: SK0012 Accuracy 1 Co-ords: 52deg 42min N -2deg 0min W Accuracy 1
Hab1: D1 Hab2: A3
Biometrics: Wing: - mm. Weight: - g. Time: -hrs
Finding condition: 8:20 Movement: 9
Subsequent Capture by Ringer Intentionally Taken
Remarks: -
Species recorded by finder: -
Duration: 432 days Distance: 40 km Direction: 342deg (NNW)
Finder: D W Fulton, 6 Hazelwells Road, Hollywood Park, Highley , Bridgnorth , WV16 6DJ
Finder: Chelmarsh Ringing Group, 9193

Species: Blackcap (Sylvia atricapilla) Scheme: GBT Ring no: S987552

Ringing details
Age: 3 Sex: U Sex meth: U P.ringed: 0 P.alive: 0 Condition: U
Colour marks added: - Metal marks added: N Act1: U Act2: U
Ringing date: 22-Jun-2017 19:30:00
Reg code: OAK Place code: OAK Site name: Oakley, near Martin Hussingtree, Worcestershire, UK
County code: GBWOR Grid ref: SO8960 Accuracy 0 Co-ords: 52deg 14min N -2deg -9min W Accuracy 0
Hab1: C7 Hab2: E1

Biometrics: Wing: 76.0 mm. Weight: 17.5 g. Time: 19:30:00hrs
Remarks:-
Species recorded by ringer: -
Ringer: P R Holmes, 2485

Finding details
Ring not Verified Age: 3 Sex: U Sex meth: U
Colour marks added: - Metal marks added: - Act1: U Act2: U
Finding date: 09-Jul-2017 08:00:00
Reg code: CHE Place code: CHE Site name: Chelmarsh Reservoir, near Bridgnorth, Shropshire, UK
County code: GBSHR Grid ref: SO7387 Accuracy 0 Co-ords: 52deg 28min N -2deg -23min W Accuracy 0
Hab1: C7 Hab2: G2
Biometrics: Wing: 73.0 mm. Weight: 15.1 g. Time: 08:00:00hrs
Finding condition: 8:20 Movement: 9
Subsequent Capture by Ringer Intentionally Taken
Remarks: -
Species recorded by finder: -
Duration: 17 days Distance: 32 km Direction: 331deg (NNW)
Finder: D W Fulton, 6 Hazelwells Road, Hollywood Park, Highley , Bridgnorth , WV16 6DJ
Finder: Chelmarsh Ringing Group, 9193 

Species: Sedge Warbler (Acrocephalus schoenobaenus) Scheme: FRP Ring no: 7112137

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Ringing details
Age: 4 Sex: U Sex meth: U P.ringed: 0 P.alive: 0 Condition: U
Colour marks added: - Metal marks added: - Act1: U Act2: U
Ringing date: 22-Jul-2014 07:50:00
Reg code: - Place code: - Site name: Conchemarche, Mortagne-sur-Gironde, Charente-Maritime, France
County code: FR31 Grid ref: - Accuracy 0 Co-ords: 45deg 28min N 0deg -46min W Accuracy 0
Hab1: -- Hab2: --
Biometrics: Wing: - mm. Weight: - g. Time: -hrs
Remarks:-
Species recorded by ringer: -
Ringer: Paris, -11

Finding details
Ring not Verified Age: 4 Sex: U Sex meth: U
Colour marks added: - Metal marks added: - Act1: U Act2: U
Finding date: 21-May-2017 06:00:00
Reg code: CHE Place code: CHE Site name: Chelmarsh Reservoir, near Bridgnorth, Shropshire, UK
County code: GBSHR Grid ref: SO7387 Accuracy 0 Co-ords: 52deg 28min N -2deg -23min W Accuracy 0
Hab1: C7 Hab2: --
Biometrics: Wing: 61.0 mm. Weight: 10.7 g. Time: 06:00:00hrs
Finding condition: 8:20 Movement: 9
Subsequent Capture by Ringer Intentionally Taken
Remarks: -
Species recorded by finder: -
Duration: 1034 days Distance: 787 km Direction: 352deg (N)
Finder: D W Fulton, 6 Hazelwells Road, Hollywood Park, Highley , Bridgnorth , WV16 6DJ
Finder: Chelmarsh Ringing Group, 9193 

Species: Reed Warbler (Acrocephalus scirpaceus) Scheme: GBT Ring no: S294654

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Ringing details
Age: 3 Sex: U Sex meth: U P.ringed: 0 P.alive: 0 Condition: U
Colour marks added: - Metal marks added: N Act1: U Act2: U
Ringing date: 24-Aug-2016 06:20:00
Reg code: LIT Place code: LIT Site name: Litlington, East Sussex, UK
County code: GBESU Grid ref: TQ5201 Accuracy 0 Co-ords: 50deg 47min N 0deg 9min E Accuracy 0
Hab1: C7 Hab2: --
Species recorded by ringer: -
Ringer: Cuckmere Ringing Group, 9027

Finding details
Ring not Verified Age: 4 Sex: M Sex meth: C
Colour marks added: - Metal marks added: - Act1: U Act2: U
Finding date: 25-Jun-2017 08:10:00
Reg code: CHE Place code: CHE Site name: Chelmarsh Reservoir, near Bridgnorth, Shropshire, UK
County code: GBSHR Grid ref: SO7387 Accuracy 0 Co-ords: 52deg 28min N -2deg -23min W Accuracy 0
Hab1: C7 Hab2: B1

Biometrics: Wing: 66.0 mm. Weight: 11.6 g. Time: 08:10:00hrs
Finding condition: 8:20 Movement: 9
Subsequent Capture by Ringer Intentionally Taken
Remarks: -
Species recorded by finder: -
Duration: 305 days Distance: 259 km Direction: 318deg (NW)
Finder: D W Fulton, 6 Hazelwells Road, Hollywood Park, Highley , Bridgnorth , WV16 6DJ
Finder: Chelmarsh Ringing Group, 9193 

Sunday, 16 July 2017

CES 8 - another record catch

Sunday 16th July 2017

Dave, Stu, Joe, Linda, Sadie, Clare

Calm, cloudy conditions and mild - perfect.

Whitethroat 6/3,  Dunnock 5/2,  Chiffchaff 21/1,  Reed Bunting 6/4,  Willow Warbler 3/0,  Wren 2/1,  Reed Warbler 20/11,  Sedge Warbler 14/6,  Lesser Whitethroat 2/0,  Blackcap 3/1,  Garden Warbler 1/1,  Song Thrush 2/0,  Blackbird 1/0,  Robin 1/0,  Bullfinch 4/0,  Blue Tit 5/3

Total species 16 - total ringed 129

Sunday, 2 July 2017

CES 7: Another excellent catch , plus Baxter's

Sunday 2nd July 2017

Dave, Stu, Joe, Stephen, Linda, Sadie

Another excellent catch - second best total for a session.  Dave and Joe also went over to Baxter's to see what was about there.

CES 7: 

Reed Bunting 2/2,  Sedge Warbler 8/4,  Bullfinch 1/1,  Wren  5/0,  Whitethroat 3/0,  Song Thrush 4/0,  Reed Warbler 11/5,  Blue Tit 9/3,  Blackcap 1/0,  Chiffchaff 12/2,  Dunnock 2/1,  Robin 1/1,  Long-tailed Tit 8/6,  Garden Warbler 1/0,  Great Tit 1/0,  Lesser Whitethroat 1/0

95 birds. 

Also caught over Baxter's:

Great Tit 1/0,  Wren 4/0,  Reed Warbler 8/3,  Willow Warbler 1/0,  Reed Bunting 2/0,  Pied Wagtail 0/1,  Chiffchaff 9/2,  Goldfinch 5/0,  Sedge Warbler 8/2,  Dunnock 1/0,  Long-tailed Tit 0/1,  Blue Tit 3/0,  Bullfinch 1/0,  Blackcap 1/0

53 birds