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Monday, 13 June 2016

Monday 13th June 2016


A change in the wind today brought a productive array of species to the observatory.

Observations include 172 Swift, 11 Common Tern, 9 Curlew, 6 Goldfinch, 4 Little Tern, 4 Swallow, 4 House Martin, 4 Sandwich Tern, 2 Mediterranean Gull (below), 1 Grey Wagtail, 1 Chiffchaff, 1 Siskin and 1 Gannet.

Scalloped Hazel put in an appearance for the first time since 2012, (above).


Ringing: 14 birds ringed today including 5 Linnet, 2 House Sparrow, 2 Dunnock, 1 Pied Wagtail, 1 Great Tit, 1 Chaffinch, 1 Greenfinch and 1 Chiffchaff.