Saturday, 6 June 2015

WWT Llanelli CES4 04/06/2015

This morning the skies were clear and bright with a light wind and the day quickly became very warm. We caught 23 birds, 8 of which were re-traps. However is was good to have juvenile Blackbird, Robin, Dunnock and Long tailed tit.


Species
New
Re-trap
Total
Blackap
4

4
Blackbird
2
1
3
Robin
1

1
Dunno
3

3
Cetti Warbler

1
1
Great tit

1
1
Long tailed tit
2
5
7
Chiffchaff
3

3
Total
15
8
23


There have been a number of flocks of Long tailed tits hanging about in our ringing area for CES 1 to 4 this year. In total 38 birds a mixture of adults and juveniles have been caught. Of the 38 birds 23 were new and 15 were re-traps. The juvenile of the species is on the left in the picture.

Many thanks to Heather Coats, Charlie Sargent, Phil Mead and Dan Rouse for running the session today,

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