Sunday, 15 November 2009

Roudsea Woods and Mosses 15 November 2009


A rather murky morning at Roudsea resulted in 21 birds processed, 8 new and 13 local retraps, until rain stopped play at 10.30.

New birds: Marsh Tit 1; Coal Tit 3; Blue Tit 3; Great Tit 1.

1 Mute Swan was ringed later at Ulverston

Visitor Carwyn tops up the 01229-designed grain silo.
The chicken wire deters grey squirrels but allow access to small birds.

Another new Marsh Tit is colour ringed and joins the R.A.S.
study population (see Side Bar)

A stop at the Ulverston Canal results in an immature Mute Swan ringed

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