Welcome to the LDV NNR ringing blog, this blog is designed to share the experiences, findings and tales from a group of dedicated ringers. We specialise in conservation orientated research projects, largely focusing on wildfowl, waders, owls and birds of conservation concern, in and around the Vale of York NNR's.

NB - Whilst the purpose of this blog was initially designed to cover our nationally important wildfowl ringing activities, it now also features wildlife and work posts, explaining we how manage the NNR for both wildlife and people.

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Friday, 30 September 2011

September - Summary

The total number of wildfowl caught within the LDV this month = 63

Mallard 27
Moorhen 3
Teal 33


The odd hour spent before work on a morning ringing at the office produced a total 93 birds and 2 re-traps for Bank Island this month.

Blue Tit 4
Chaffinch 5
Coal Tit 1
Crossbill 1 (new bird for the Ings!)
Dunnock 4
Goldfinch 27 (2)
Great Tit 5
Greenfinch 35
Robin 3
Tree Sparrow 8

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