Friday, 27 July 2012

Poor Productivity shows at the Mallard Run

Initial results from the first two mornings  / evenings of the season in the Mallard Run
This year 26/27 July 14 new acros, of which only 9 juveniles,
2011 - 26/27 July.......36 new acros, of which 32 juveniles.
Also not a Grasshopper Warbler to be found.... we trapped 9 juveniles last July.

Of Swallows
Last night... 14 birds caught of which only 5 were juveniles.
Last year on the comparable date, 25 July... 35 birds caught of which 34 were juveniles.

We did catch another juvenile Kingfisher last night though.....

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