09-Dec-2018 07:45 to
Very windy at
Greenham when I first looked out the window. Decided to see what conditions
were like at Snelsmore; breezy but tolerable. It mizzled a bit early that
increased to a light shower to a level where we began to consider abandoning
the session. Quite soon the breeze dropped, and the cloud lifted to quite a
pleasant morning. A good capture of Blue and Coal Tits; the latter mostly
captured on the first two rounds and a couple on the pre-nets down round.
Great Tits numbers as at the other two feeders and here have dropped compared
with the November sessions, I think. A 2015 Blue Tit pulli (4 years) is notable
as is no 2018 Great Tit pulli this session. A pleasant enjoyable session, quite a busy
Pulli: 20/05/2015 box CP24, 26/05/2018 box CP08,
28/05/2018 box CP03
GRETI Pulli 11/05/2017 box CP27, 14/05/2017 box CP35
25 Species: Ian’s list, probably missed a few, the first time for a week or two that we have encountered the Ravens here, otherwise quiet; no winter thrushes!.