Thursday, 1 August 2013

Kenfig NNR - CES 9

Heather, Chris and I made the best of the good weather to undertake the ninth CES - Constant Effort Site - session of 2013 at the Kenfig National Nature Reserve. We decided to supplement the 108 metres of mist-netting in the pool with an extra 30 metres in the nearby scrub which turned out to be a good idea as the additional nets produced the more birds.


Male Bullfinch


The usual CES nets produced six Reed Warblers, two Wrens, a Blackcap, a Willow Warbler, a Sedge Warbler, a Bullfinch, a Robin and a Whitethroat. The additional nets produced eight Blue Tits, four Great Tits, four Willow Warblers, two Whitethroats, a Reed Warbler, a Treecreeper, a Sedge Warbler, a Bullfinch, a Dunnock, and a Blackcap.



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