Friday, 20 July 2018

Roost catch

Thursday 19th July 2018

Joe, Stu, Dave and Linda - 3 nets along ride by new shed

Chaffinch 1,  Reed Warbler 6,  Sedge Warbler 5,  Chiffchaff 2,  Garden Warbler 1,  Swallow 16,  Sand Martin 1,  Reed Bunting 1.

Also seen:  1 Little Egret (on scrape, now plug taken out), 2 Grey Heron,  1 Lapwing, 1 Oystercatcher

Monday, 16 July 2018

Blue Tit recovery

Species:Blue Tit (Cyanistes caeruleus)Scheme:GBTRing no:Z255090
Ringing details
Age: 1 Sex: U Sex meth: U P.ringed: 4 P.alive: 5 Condition: U
Colour marks added: - Metal marks added: N Act1: - Act2: U
Ringing date: 10-Jun-2015 12:30:00
Reg code: - Place code: MUCHW Site name: Much WenlockShropshire, UK
County code: GBSHR Grid ref: SO6299 Accuracy 0 Co-ords: 52deg 35min N -2deg -33min W Accuracy 0
Hab1: F3 Hab2: --
Biometrics: Wing: - mm. Weight: - g. Time: -hrs
Remarks: -
Ringer: Chelmarsh Ringing Group, 9193

Finding details
Ring not Verified Age: 6 Sex: U Sex meth: U
Colour marks added: - Metal marks added: - Act1: U Act2: U
Finding date: 09-Jan-2018 (0) 10:00:00
Reg code: CRA Place code: CRA Site name: Cressage, near ShrewsburyShropshire, UK
County code: GBSHR Grid ref: SJ5903 Accuracy 1 Co-ords: 52deg 37min N -2deg -35min W Accuracy 1
Hab1: F3 Hab2: E4
Biometrics: Wing: - mm. Weight: - g. Time: -hrs
Finding condition: 8:20 Movement: 9
Subsequent Capture by Ringer Intentionally Taken
Remarks: -
Duration: 944 days Distance: 6 km Direction: 338deg (NNW)
Finder: D C Ellis, 3101

Another Reed Warbler recovery ...

Species:Reed Warbler (Acrocephalus scirpaceus)Scheme:GBTRing no:Y980559
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: 08-Sep-2013 19:30:00
Reg code: CHE Place code: CHE Site name: Chelmarsh Reservoir, near BridgnorthShropshire, 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: 62.0 mm. Weight: 12.5 g. Time: 19:30:00hrs
Remarks: -
Ringer: Chelmarsh Ringing Group, 9193

Finding details
Ring not Verified Age: 4 Sex: U Sex meth: U
Colour marks added: - Metal marks added: - Act1: U Act2: U
Finding date: 27-Aug-2017 (0) 06:00:00
Reg code: - Place code: HAXTON Site name: Haxton DownWiltshire, UK
County code: GBWIL Grid ref: SU1951 Accuracy 0 Co-ords: 51deg 15min N -1deg -43min W Accuracy 0
Hab1: C1 Hab2: --
Biometrics: Wing: 63.0 mm. Weight: 12.3 g. Time: 06:00:00hrs
Finding condition: 8:20 Movement: 9
Subsequent Capture by Ringer Intentionally Taken
Remarks: -
Duration: 1449 days Distance: 145 km Direction: 162deg (SSE)
Finder: North Wilts Ringing Group, 9211

Reed Warbler recovery

Species:Reed Warbler (Acrocephalus scirpaceus)Scheme:GBTRing no:S204609
Ringing details
Age: 4 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: 06-Aug-2016 09:30:00
Reg code: DNR Place code: DNR Site name: Drakelow, near Burton-on-TrentDerbyshire, UK
County code: GBDES Grid ref: SK2220 Accuracy 0 Co-ords: 52deg 46min N -1deg -40min W Accuracy 0
Hab1: C7 Hab2: --
Biometrics: Wing: 64.0 mm. Weight: 10.8 g. Time: 09:30:00hrs
Remarks:-
Ringer: Souder R.g., 9148

Finding details
Ring not Verified Age: 4 Sex: U Sex meth: U
Colour marks added: - Metal marks added: - Act1: U Act2: U
Finding date: 06-May-2018 06:15:00
Reg code: CHE Place code: CHE Site name: Chelmarsh Reservoir, near BridgnorthShropshire, UK
County code: GBSHR Grid ref: SO7387 Accuracy 0 Co-ords: 52deg 28min N -2deg -23min W Accuracy 0
Hab1: B1 Hab2: --
Biometrics: Wing: 66.0 mm. Weight: 9.9 g. Time: 06:15:00hrs
Finding condition: 8:20 Movement: 9
Subsequent Capture by Ringer Intentionally Taken
Remarks: -
Duration: 638 days Distance: 60 km Direction: 237deg (WSW)
Finder: Chelmarsh Ringing Group, 9193

Sunday, 15 July 2018

CES 8 - excellent catch of over 100 birds

Sunday 15th July 2018

Joe, Stu, Dave, Linda, Sadie (and Callum - first ringing)

Reed Warbler  17/9 ;  Reed Bunting 3/3;  Blackcap  11/1;  Bullfinch 2/0;  Blue Tit 12/1;  Willow Warbler 2/0;  Chiffchaff 10/1;  Sedge Warbler 12/6;  Great Tit 3/2;  Garden Warbler 2/0;  Goldcrest 1/0;  Wren 3/0;  Linnet 2/0;  Whitethroat 3/0;  Song Thrush 1/0;  Lesser Whitethroat 1/0;  Robin 1/0

Total species - 17  Total birds - 109

2017 - 129;  2016 - 55;  2015 - 39  2014 - 44

Attempt to ring 2 cygnets in vain as not quite right tarsus size yet.  Little Bittern seems to have gone.

Friday, 13 July 2018

An early hirundine roost

Thursday 12th July 2018

Dave and Stu.  3 nets across the phrag behind new shed.  Calm overcast and warm - lots of mosquitoes!

Chiffchaff 4,  Wren 1,  Reed Warbler 4,  Kingfisher 1,  Blue Tit 1,  Pied Wagtail 1,  Sedge Warbler 1,  Swallow 29,  Sand Martin 8

Total birds: 50 (9 species)

Sunday, 8 July 2018

CES 7 - Ringing with a Little Bittern twitch happening

Sunday 8th July 2018:

Dave, Stu, Joe and Sadie

Heat wave continues - 3 weeks without rain, hot and sunny.
Twitch on the reservoir in full swing - members of group got brief glimpses.

Chiffchaff 11/0;  Blue Tit 3/0;  Dunnock 2/0;  Whitethroat 3/0;  Sedge Warbler 7/0;  Reed Warbler 11/3;  Great Tit 3/0;  Blackcap 3/0;  Lesser Whitethroat 1/0;  Long-tailed Tit 5/0;  Wren 1/0;  Robin 1/0;  Blackbird 1/0;  Garden Warbler 1/0;  Linnet 1/0;  Treecreeper 1/0

Species:  16  Total birds :  58 

2017: 92 ;  2016: 90 ;  2015: 59;  2014: 48