Adult Male Blackcap
37 birds were caught with 22 new and 15 ( retraps).
WREN; 1 (2)
DUNNOCK; 0 (3) One from 25/04/2009 and another from 21/04/2007
ROBIN; 2 (2)
BLACKCAP; 4 (3) One retrap was from Spring of last year and the other from the Autumn.
They were originally ringed 24/04/2010 and 04/09/2010 respectively.The first was a returning adult and the second a juvenile born in 2010.
CHIFFCHAFF; 3 (1)
WILLOW WARBLER; 4 (1) From two Spring's ago, being originally ringed 25/04/2009
BLUE TIT; 1
GREAT TIT; 1 (3)
1st Summer Female Blackcap
For the second year running a pair of Treecreepers were watched nest building within the same area as last year. A Roe Deer was seen on the track and Gary found an Adder skin that had been shed.
A couple of boxes have been checked recently, both containing Tawny Owls, one with 3 eggs the other 3 chicks.