Tony’s Blog

There is a roving Spanish Dunlin…..

Just received another postcard, this time of YELLOW T67 1,142kms SSW in NW Spain (1,142kms). It was originally ringed just a week earlier at Ynyslas on 24th August. If your Spanish is up to it you can read more on Antonio Gutierrez’s excellent blog herehttp://gaviotasyanillas.blogspot.co.uk/2017/09/calidris-alpina-amarillo-t67-naranja.htmlP.S., for the younger readers out there, a postcard was how we …

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Black suns, big bills and bitten fingers – let the hawing begin!

Today marked the first day of catching Hawfinches at Dolgellau in the excellent company of Hawfinch maestro Dave Smith and garden-feeding Hawfinch champions Trevor and Chris Bashford. There were plenty of birds present today but catching was modest with just 7 birds caught including 4 new and 3 retraps. Dave also had news of one …

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