Nature Blog Network

Uist – busy winter!

Well, new year, new list so we were up and out on the 1st January having challenged ourselves to see as many species as we could during the short daylight hours. First bird of the day as it was starting to get light was a Dunnock in the garden. We had a pretty relaxing day […]

Siskin Recovery

Always good to hear about one of the birds you’ve ringed. Had an email from the BTO this week to say that a Siskin we ringed in mum and dads garden in April 2009 had been controlled by the North Solway Ringing Group in Ae village, Dumfries and Galloway in May this year. That’s 284km […]

Greenfinch recovery – updated

Had news from the BTO that one of the Greenfinches i ringed in Shropshire back in January 2009 has been found dead in Daventry, Northamptonshire, where it had unfortunately flown into a window. Not the greatest distance covered by a GREFI but always interesting to know what has happened to the birds i’ve ringed. View […]