Wednesday, 23 March 2011

Recent recoveries and Campus ringing

Another bunch of recoveries have come in from the BTO, the new email system is definitely proving to be a great improvement from the old postal system.

Our Long-tailed Tit (CPK176) has been caught again in Alderton, Suffolk. intially ringed at UEA on 22/09/2009, retrapped in Alderton on 11/04/2010 - 201days, retrapped again in Alderton on 04/01/2011 - 469 days, 69km.

Another Long-tailed Tit, ringed on campus on 20/05/2010, found dead after heavy rain at Ripley Close, Norwich on 08/09/2010. 111days, 3km.

Sedge Warbler: born at Bure Marshes, our Constant Effort Scheme (CES) site and ringed on 31/07/2010, retrapped at Belton Marshes on 27/08/2011. 27days, 19km.

and finally a couple from Iain's house:

Brambling: a first year female ringed in Winfarthing, Norfolk on 28/12/2010. Retrapped by Iain in East Harling on 06/02/2011. 40 days, 18km.

Chaffinch: an adult female ringed on 05/02/2011. Found dead by neighbour on 17/02/2011. 12days, 0km.

Ringing Totals from last weeks campus session

Blue Tit 3 (10)
Chaffinch 2 (1)
Siskin  5 (2)
Dunnock 0 (2)
Great Tit 1 (3)
Robin 1 (1)
Blackcap 1
Blackbird 1

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