Last night out on a late season lamp for Woodcock - we caught 5 Meadow Pipits, that in itself a record and brought the total of Meadow Pipits ringed by the group up to 100.
Below last night's GPS track, 5km walked and 336m ascended !!
Elevation increases towards the bottom of the map. We did record one Woodcock and a few Golden Plover. The previous evening over the hilltop on our Frenni site, no Woodcock but c40-50 Golden Plover seen, some with black underparts moulting through, and this bright well marked Fieldfare caught.
Back in the gardens, and we have caught 30 Siskin retraps from winter 2012/2013.....interesting. Even more so, the four Lesser Redpoll retraps in Wendy's garden that were part of what we thought was Lesser Redpoll passage mid - November, when 23 were ringed on the Teifi Marsh, 1.8 kms away.
(Photo via Beverley McLeod)