Sunday, 19 June 2011
CES, with controls, retraps and juveniles
An excellent CES today..
(photo Dawn J)
The highlight maybe this Common Whitethroat, we don't record many on the site, and surprised by this female with a brood patch...and a control !! (L399822)
An odd coincidence... Paddy had a control Garden Warbler in Ty rhyg last week L399232..the same origins of ringing ?....but not Pembs ?
Reed Warbler R424229 -- may be of equal significance, an old local bird that pre-dates the Teifi RG, or another control?
131 birds caught this session. 84 new, including our 1st juvenile Cetti's of the year, 1 week later than last year, (more on the Cetti population another time, a decline?)
Our 1st juvenile Treecreeper of the year, c1 month earlier than normal, a sign of successful early breeding.