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Sunday, 13 August 2017

Ringed Plovers 2017


2017 Ringed Plover breeding bird summary

Five Pairs bred. First nest of 4 eggs found 3rd April so laying must have started end March. Last chicks predated between 10th & 11th August.

One pair reared 2 young on first attempt & failed at chick stage on second attempt.

One pair failed at egg stage on first attempt, reared 1 young on the second attempt & failed at the egg stage on the third attempt.

One pair reared 2 chicks on first attempt & failed at chick stage on the second attempt.

One pair failed at the egg stage on the first, second & third attempt.

One pair failed at the egg stage on the first attempt & reared 2 young on the second attempt.

Total of 7 young reared to fledging.