Author Archive | Roger

Ringing is sometimes a drag!

  Recent activities   Dragging the meadow. Matt on the left and Dave on the right are pulling the net, Gordon, Alan and Jan are walking behind the trailing edge Ringing is sometimes a drag! Drag netting can be hard work, but it’s the best way to catch one of our most enigmatic waders, writes […]

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May – June 2018

Observations May – June 2018 Mute Swans reached record numbers for the second year running with the post- and non-breeding flock rising to 76 by mid June. The last two Shelduck departed in mid May but our resident Wigeon remained throughout. A pair of Garganey were seen intermittently together and singly, possibly indicating a breeding […]

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Pullus ringing does give interesting results

Ringing and Results   Reed Warbler (Roger Emmens)Pullus ringing does give interesting results Toby Spall has been a dedicated nest-finder and pullus-ringer for more years than he cares to remember – you may have read his article in the recent issue of BTO News. But he still finds great pleasure in small rewards from this activity, […]

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