Friday, 11 August 2017

August 11th
We spent a beautiful sunny morning ringing on the Marsh south of the railway. Birds seen included 2 Green Woodpeckers, 1 Spotted Flycatcher (180th), 20 Willow Warblers, 1 Kestrel, 1 Green Sandpiper, 2 Ringed Plovers, 6 Golden Plovers, 1 Curlew, 2 Grey Herons, 6 Yellow Wagtails, and overnight arrival of at least 70 Sedge Warblers, 25 Reed Warblers, 20 Whitethroats and 1 Common Buzzard. There was also a Wood Sandpiper in Coldharbour.

Birds ringed 80: Willow Warbler 12, Wren 1, Sedge Warbler 40, Reed Warbler 11, Reed Bunting 1, Whitethroat 13, Blackbird 1, Green Woodpecker 1.

Juvenile Green Woodpecker

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