Thursday, 22 September 2016

Sedge Warbler recovery

Species: Sedge Warbler (Acrocephalus schoenobaenus) Scheme: FRP Ring no: 7598747
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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: 30-Aug-2015 11:10:00
Reg code: - Place code: - Site name: Pourras, Les Breviaires, Seine-et-Oise‘ & Seine, France
County code: FR28 Grid ref: - Accuracy 0 Co-ords: 48deg 43min N 1deg 49min E 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: F Sex meth: B
Colour marks added: - Metal marks added: - Act1: U Act2: U
Finding date: 03-Jul-2016 11:15:00
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: B1 Hab2: C7
               
Biometrics: Wing: 64.0 mm. Weight: 9.8 g. Time: 11:15:00hrs
Finding condition: 8:20 Movement: 9
Subsequent Capture by Ringer Intentionally Taken
Remarks: -
Species recorded by finder: -
Duration: 308 days Distance: 514 km Direction: 325deg (NW)
Finder: D W Fulton, 6 Hazelwells Road, Hollywood Park, Highley , Bridgnorth , WV16 6DJ
Finder: Chelmarsh Ringing Group, 9193

Saturday, 17 September 2016

Chelmarsh main hide - another failed roost attempt!

Stuart and Linda
Hedge nets and two along main wooden path

9 Chiffchaff,  1 Bullfinch,  1 Blackcap,  1 Blue Tit, 1 Wren,  1 Robin

Good variety at main Chelmarsh hide, but again a failed roost catch

Sunday 11th September

Chelmarsh Main Hide - afternoon and roost attempt ( 2 hedge nets, 2 down wooden path)
Dave, Joe, Stuart

5 Blackcap,  5 Blue Tit,  19 Chiffchaff,  5 Bullfinch,  1 Long-tailed Tit,  2 Wren,  2 Lesser Whitethroat,  2 Robin,  1 Reed Warbler,  1 Chaffinch,  1 Coal Tit,  1 Dunnock,  1 Song Thrush

c 200 Swallow lured in, but none caught ...

Baxters and attempted Hirundine roost

28th August 2016

Baxters - afternoon warbler catch and roost - Dave, Joe, Stuart

Good numbers of Chiffchaff, but despite luring in the Hirundines, none caught!

17 Chiffchaff,  1 Robin,  4 Reed Warbler,  1 Dunnock,  1 Kingfisher,  2 Wren, 2 Blackcap

Thursday, 25 August 2016

Back down to earth on Baxter's - where are the birds?

Monday 22nd August:

Dave, Linda and Stuart.
As ever, nothing is predictable.  Good conditions over Baxter's - little about, little moving, small roost not interested in the nets.  2-9pm for relatively small numbers.

Chiffchaff 6/0;  Whitethroat 1/1;  Blue Tit 1/1;  Reed Bunting 3/2;  Reed Warbler 0/1;  Robin 0/1;  Sand Martin 1/0;  Blackbird 1/0;  Kingfisher 1/0;  Bullfinch 1/0;  Wren 1/0;  Swallow 1/0;  Willow Warbler 1/0


Monday, 15 August 2016

Baxters - lots of birds and Swallow roost

Sunday 14th August 2016


Joe and Dave put nets up for 3ish, Stuart and Linda joined later.  Tremendous numbers and variety.


Dunnock  6/1;  Reed Warbler 1/3;  Chiffchaff  7/2;  Robin 3/1;  Wren 4/1;  Bullfinch 4/2;  Long-tailed Tit 4/5;  Swallow 66/0;  Goldfinch 3/0;  Blackbird 5/0;  Sedge Warbler 5/0;  Great Tit 1/1;  Reed Bunting 3/0;  Garden Warbler 2/1;  Blue Tit 4/0;  Willow Warbler 1/0;  Lesser Whitethroat 1/0;  Blackcap 3/0;  Yellowhammer 3/0;  Song Thrush 2/0;  Whitethroat 3/0


Total birds:  148   Total species:  21

Saturday, 13 August 2016

CES 10 Good morning for Wrens and Warblers

Saturday 13th August 2016:


Joe, Dave, Linda, Stuart


After having to abandon for wind last weekend, this was a very productive morning ...


Song Thrush  2/0;  Reed Warbler  11/4;  Dunnock 3/1;  Chiffchaff 10/0;  Whitethroat 6/0;  Wren 12/2;  Long-tailed Tit 2/2;  Lesser Whitethroat 3/0;  Blackcap 11/2;  Blue Tit 2/1;  Willow Warbler 2/0;  Garden Warbler 1/0;  Sedge Warbler 3/0;  Bullfinch 1/1;  Blackbird 2/0;  Robin 1/0;  Magpie 1/0


Total birds: 92, total species 17