Wednesday 4 August 2021

Wintersett + Ringing 04.08.2021

 Wintersett Res.

A  Whimbrel flew over calling  at 06.45hrs.  Follow the link for Steve Denny's video. 

A Water Rail was in the west bank marsh.   Goldeneye 5 females + 1 female on Cold Hiendley Res.. 

 Cold Hiendley Res:

The  first autumn Wigeon was in this morning.

49 birds were ringed at Wintersett Res. by @PeteSmith1254  this morning.

Highlights were:  8 Willow Warbler,   9 Chiffchaff,   4 Whitethroats,  12 Reed Warbler , 8 Sedge Warbler,  3 Reed Bunting and 2 Linnet.   
No Blackcaps again is very worrying!

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