Warbler Recoveries

Just been compiling the ringing report for last year and thought I would detail the warbler recoveries we have received.A Reed Warbler was recaptured in Charente-Maritime coastal  south west France  33 days after ringing and  is our 30th…

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The Heysham Brents.

Keen as mustard, I was off to Heysham on Thursday to keep myself up to date on the phenomenon that is ‘The Heysham Brents’.I was at Heysham a good three hours before high tide, to find 60 Pale-bellied Brent Geese and a single Dark-bellied Brent Goose f…

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A Battle Of Wits

The latest battle of wits Linnets versus Ringers took place at Gulf Lane, Lancashire on the morning of Thursday 30 January 2020. Here the village of Pilling merges with Cockerham village at the A588 Murder Mile junction where regular ringing challenge…

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Slav At Last

I have been rather busy over the past week, and work has been getting in the way of my birding, but to be brutally honest because of this my only birding has been work related! And because I have been busy, this brief post details a few sightings from …

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Chasing The Brents.

The birds made a return to Heysham 14 days ago, when 26 Brent Geese made an appearance there on 13 January, since then numbers have fluctuated slightly. But yesterday saw an all time peak number at Heysham.When I pulled up on Knowleys Road at Heysham y…

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An Unfunny Game

The release of non-native game birds and their impact upon the environment is in the news again this week. It is an issue mentioned several time on Another Bird Blog with the intention of alerting Joe Public to elements of the countryside that David At…

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