Monday, 8 November 2021

Wintersett + Ringing 08.11.2021

Anglers CP Ringing:  @petesmith1254

31 birds were  ringed this morning,  including 17 Lesser Redpoll, 11 Redwing and a Bullfinch. 

Golf Course Field:

Stonechat 1 male around muck heap.  An immature Goshawk flew over into Stubbs Wood.

Of interest:

OnThisDay in 1827, Charles Waterton observed Goldeneye

at his nature reserve at Walton Hall, #Wakefield 

 Michael Palin reads from Waterton's nature notebook, 

a fascinating record of local bird life in the 19th century.   (Click this link to listen)

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