Thursday, 5 May 2016

CES 1 at WWT Llanelli 2016

The Constant Effort ringing started well on 5 May with a total of 47 birds. 
Notably there were 10 new Blackcaps but only 2 Chiff chaffs. 
It was also good to have 6 new Bullfinches.
Most birds showed signs of being in breeding condition.


Species
New
Retrap
Total
  Chiff chaff
2
0
2
Blackcap
10
0
10
Dunnock
3
3
6
Bullfinch
6
0
6
Blackbird
5
2
7
Wren
1
2
3
Robin
2
2
4
Long tailed tit
0
3
3
Blue tit
1
1
2
Great tit
1
0
1
Goldfinch
1
0
1
Treecreeper
0
1
1
Goldcrest
0
1
1
Totals
32
15
47


Treecreeper

Bullfinches

Thanks to Phil Mead, Dan Rouse and Sammy-jo Pengelly for help and company.
The photos are courtesy of Dan.

Heather Coats


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