Ringing Report 16 May 2024

The weather was overcast until about 9am when it started to drizzle and made netting impossible. The ground remains very wet and the rain was standing on the ground and not soaking in. The catch was made in five nets. It was not large but contained five Reed Warblers,...

Warblers Caught on Holt Island 2020 – 2023

The numbers of birds caught at any site can vary between years for a number of reasons, including weather effects; variations in effort that is put into catching the birds; long term climate change; vegetation changes and more recently the pandemic. Between 2020 and...

Ringing Report 11 – 12 April 2024

The weather was warmer than it had been but mostly overcast, there was a breeze on the second day. The ground was starting to dry out on top but was still squidgy in places following the floods. The Sparrowhawk was a first year female so probably not breeding yet. It...