Category: Another Bird Blog

Billy No Mates

Saturday morning, 17 July. My usual ringing pal Andy is laid up for some weeks following his knee op this week. Regrettably that means he will lose his part time job as a Car Park Attendant as he won’t have the essential qualifications of a lop-sided l…

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A Smelly Subject

Here’s a story with conclusions that may not be all that surprising to many bird watchers. It’s about birds’ sense of smell, a subject tackled here on Another Bird Blog in December 2014. https://anotherbirdblog.blogspot.com/2014/12/do-birds-smell…

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Martin And More

Information arrived from French ringers of ring number 8998514 we caught at Cockerham on 5 June 2021. https://anotherbirdblog.blogspot.com/2021/06/a-french-bonus.html  8998514 – Museum Paris“Here are the details of a ringed bird you have repo…

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A Touch Of Summer

Late May/early June can be boom or bust for bird ringers and birders alike. In early 2021 unpredictability became the norm when unseasonal cold air, regular frosts and nagging northerlies played havoc with springtime migration from Africa to Europe. La…

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