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by andy leach
Tue Apr 26, 2016 9:21 pm
Forum: Recent Sightings
Topic: YVCP Common Tern
Replies: 4
Views: 1441

Re: YVCP Common Tern

Cracking shot maggie. I see the tern is ringed anyone fancy trying to get some close up shots of the ring to try to read the ring number
by andy leach
Sun Apr 17, 2016 3:51 pm
Forum: Recent Sightings
Topic: siskin down redpoll up
Replies: 1
Views: 622

siskin down redpoll up

Siskins are still coming to food in the garden but in lesser numbers than previously with just 12 in the garden at 15:10hrs but redpoll numbers have doubled from 2 on friday to 4 today. :D :D
by andy leach
Sun Apr 17, 2016 12:38 pm
Forum: Recent Sightings
Topic: wander about weekend
Replies: 0
Views: 476

wander about weekend

Saturday= brinscall to white coppice blackcap 2 chiffchaff 5 willow warbler lots treecreeper at nest hole nuthatch at nest hole coal tit going into stonework on bridge curlew heard single raven seen roe buck heard barkingk male kestrel pr stock doves. Croston sewage works/twin lakes 100+hirundines o...
by andy leach
Wed Apr 13, 2016 10:07 pm
Forum: Recent Sightings
Topic: whitethroat cvp
Replies: 1
Views: 655

whitethroat cvp

Whilst out this afternoon for a walk round stag lodge at work with one of our service users heard whitethroat singing in rough area near bridge 16.00 hrs
by andy leach
Sat Apr 09, 2016 7:30 pm
Forum: Recent Sightings
Topic: Garden ringing
Replies: 0
Views: 502

Garden ringing

Another wave of siskins have been feeding up in the garden over the last week or so and boy have some been feeding a ringing session this afternoon of just over an hour produced another 23 siskin caught and ringed with weight variations from light 13.o.grams to fully fuelled and ready for migration ...
by andy leach
Sat Apr 09, 2016 5:22 pm
Forum: Recent Sightings
Topic: Arley and Aggy res
Replies: 0
Views: 517

Arley and Aggy res

Early morning visit today chiff chaff blackcapx2 tawny owl kestrel bullfinch yellowhammer mandarin teal and willow tit all on reserve. 0 7.29 common sand seen on banks of aggy res before flying over embankment on worthington reservoirs. Allso 10 sandmartin over aggy res
by andy leach
Thu Mar 24, 2016 10:24 am
Forum: Recent Sightings
Topic: C.V.P
Replies: 0
Views: 500

C.V.P

2 sandmartins over cuerden lake 08:35 this morning berore the rain came in allso kingfisher on small pond in wood up towards cinder track
by andy leach
Tue Mar 22, 2016 6:31 pm
Forum: Recent Sightings
Topic: SISKINS keep coming
Replies: 0
Views: 523

SISKINS keep coming

Siskins are still coming into garden in good numbers with up to 30 in the garden today a short hour and half ringing session at first light this morning resulted in another 19 birds being caught and ringed bringing the siskin total for our garden so far this year to 261
by andy leach
Fri Mar 04, 2016 4:40 pm
Forum: Recent Sightings
Topic: Water Rail White Coppice.
Replies: 6
Views: 1449

Re: Water Rail White Coppice.

Cracking photos again peter the only previous record of water rail at white coppice I can recall is from many many moons ago one winter on the lodge adjacent to the cricket pitch
by andy leach
Mon Feb 29, 2016 2:34 pm
Forum: Recent Sightings
Topic: SISKINS keep coming
Replies: 1
Views: 607

SISKINS keep coming

Siskins continue to frequent our garden though in slightly reduced numbers with 30+ on many days. due to slightly unfavourable ringing weather lately just two further ringing sessions managed this month both lasting one and a half hours both of which were very productive bringingThe number of siskin...
by andy leach
Mon Feb 29, 2016 2:11 pm
Forum: Recent Sightings
Topic: This Morning's Garden Birds.
Replies: 3
Views: 833

Re: This Morning's Garden Birds.

Cracking photo's peter was the redpoll ringed by your good self???
by andy leach
Sat Feb 20, 2016 10:32 pm
Forum: Recent Sightings
Topic: SISKIN downpour
Replies: 1
Views: 662

SISKIN downpour

Siskins are still continuing to fill the wood the garden and the feeders with 40+ in the garden today and a further 150+ on the woodland edge queuing waiting for room on the feeders sunday 14th and friday 19th have been the only two days so far with setteled weather for a couple of hours to be able ...
by andy leach
Fri Feb 12, 2016 9:40 pm
Forum: Recent Sightings
Topic: Siskin flood
Replies: 1
Views: 678

Siskin flood

Yesterday (thursday) produced a flood of siskins in the garden and wood to the rear of the garden with 65+ counted coming in to the feeders of these 65+ siskin 46 were caught and ringed thats 69 siskin caught and ringed in two ringing session in the garden each session lasting just one and half hour...
by andy leach
Sat Feb 06, 2016 6:25 pm
Forum: Recent Sightings
Topic: SISKIN downpour
Replies: 0
Views: 580

SISKIN downpour

Yesterday morning (friday) there was a brief weather window am as forecast so the net went up in the garden for an hour and half before work the trees in the wood at the rear of the garden were thronging with siskins at one point I counted 40+. Anyway in the hour and half 23 siskin were caught and r...
by andy leach
Thu Feb 04, 2016 8:27 pm
Forum: Recent Sightings
Topic: B.B.C. one (of each)
Replies: 0
Views: 424

B.B.C. one (of each)

Today in the garden bullfinch 7 long tailed tits 9 greenfinch 2 goldfinch 10 siskin 16 and bbc 1 m blackcap 1 m brambling and 1 chiff chaff to windy for the mist nets so traps set instead only siskins bullfinch and nuthatch caught

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