Posted by: PD | August 30, 2016

Bank Holiday weekend ringing

Photographs copyright © Mollie Thomas

It has been a fantastic few days of ringing with EDRG at both Ripon Parks and Nosterfield Quarry Reed Bed with some real highlights including the first ever Kingfisher at Ripon Parks and other great migratory birds being ringed. Species included, Whitethroat, Lesser Whitethroat, Nuthatch, Willow Warbler, Chiffchaff, Redstart, Garden Warbler, Kingfisher, Reed Warbler, Sedge Warbler, Swallow, Blackcap, Reed Bunting and more.

Total number of new birds ringed at Ripon Parks in August is as follows;

Wren                              12

Dunnock                          6

Robin                              12

Redstart                           3

Blackbird                          3

Sedge Warbler                 3

Reed Warbler                   3

Lesser Whitethroat          8

Whitethroat                     5

Garden Warbler               4

Blackcap                          33

Chiffchaff                        88

Willow Warbler               77

Goldcrest                        25

Long-tailed Tit                 8

Marsh Tit                           5

Coal Tit                              6

Blue Tit                            24

Great Tit                          11

306 new birds were ringed in August at Ripon Parks, Nosterfield Quarry Reed Beds and at the swallow roost in Sharow. Nosterfield Quarry Reed Bed as follows.

Swallow                            13

Wren                                 6

Sedge Warbler                  11

Reed Warbler                    54

Whitethroat                        2

Chiffchaff                           9

Willow Warbler                   3

Blue Tit                             4

Reed Bunting                     4

 

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