Two Willies

I met up with Andy soon after six am. Here at Oakenclough we’d suffered three aborted ringing sessions in previous days. But now a gentle southerly easterly of 5 mph, a break in the clouds with a promise of sunny skies suggested things might improve. …

Patch Magic

You can’t beat a patch, or several patches as I have. A patch could be as small as your garden, or as large as an estuary. You can record anything from invertebrates, to wildflowers, birds or mammals on it. You can visit a patch once a day, once a week…

Bits

Coverage was a bit patchy today with the impression that early stuff could easily have been missed on the seaRedstart – Male ringed Heysham NrWhimbrel – one North wallSandwich Tern – 6Swallow – 14Arctic Tern – 211 new phylloscs ringed plus one Chiffcha…