A crowd gathers
They were hoping for blood!
At the end of the session 27 birds were ringed and 5 retraps processed including a pair of coal tits that were ringed at the same demonstration in 2008. Our many visitors left feeling privileged at their close encounters with some of Britain's well known bird species.
Ringing list, retraps in brackets
Great Spotted Woodpecker 1
Reed Warbler 1
Long-tailed Tit 2
Coal Tit (2) both ringed 04/05/2008
Blue Tit 4
Great Tit 4 (3) all ringed 04/05/2008
Reed Bunting 1
First reed warbler ringed for the site
And still she sits tight after all the goings on.