Friday, 3 January 2014

Day 2 and a hat-trick already!

Last night Carlton Parry, his daughter Elinor, and I headed up to the Ceri Ridgeway again in search of more Golden Plovers to colour-ring. The wind was a bit strong and blustery making the birds rather jumpy but there were a reasonable number of Golden Plover present and we eventually managed to catch 3 new birds along with a Lapwing, 2 Jack Snipe, 1 Snipe and 1 Woodcock.

 'Snipe' family photo - the always welcome and strangely satisfying lamper's 'hat-trick'

1 comment:

  1. Good start to the year! There's one of your Whooper Swans that you rang last year down here on my local patch!!


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