A date set for filming for TV so not surprising that the brief spell of lovely weather last week changed to wind and rain! Luckily the wind dropped enough to put a few nets up to do some ringing with schoolchildren for a Welsh TV programme. In the series, children investigate wildlife in their town. Not many people in Cardigan seem to know about a small Woodland, Coed y Mwldan, between the Co-op and the cemetary but it is alive with birdsong and well-managed by the Woodland Trust.
Meanwhile Richard has sent some news from Long Point Bird Observatory. He is currently at the small Breakwater station and is catching some good migrants despite the cold and wind.
Here he is looking very pleased that he is still banding new species on his third visit, a Yellow-breasted Chat