Monday, 26 August 2013

Broadwater GP - 26 August 2013

Following on from our last visit when in excess of 80 birds were ringed, we arranged to meet PD, MRB and Margaret to give the site another go. We had all net up before 8am and began catching soon after. We were also joined by MBR, Caroline, Jessica and Amy - once they finally found the site.

There was a Cetti's Warbler, singing throughout the morning but it managed to evade our nets. We managed to better our previous total with the leading species being Chiff-chaff with four birds still present from the 13th. There were also good numbers of Willow Warbler and Blackcap with a few Garden Warbler for good measure. The catching began to drop off after 11am and we were all packed and off site shortly after 12.30pm.

Age 3 Garden Warbler

Total: 87 (4)

Wren 2
Robin 3
Dunnock 1
Blackbird 1
Reed Warbler 1
Garden Warbler 3
Blackcap 11
Chiff-chaff 28 (4)
Willow Warbler 13
Treecreeper 2
Blue Tit 14
Great Tit 3
Long-tailed Tit 4
Chaffinch 1