Friday, 13 October 2017

08/10 Thatcham Marsh LNR

Location: Thatcham March LNR
Session: 08-Oct-2017 07:30 to 11:00hrs
Headlines: Good session, still a few warblers about, also Goldcrests and a good capture of Great Tit for a change. A better session than last years matching visit
(JL only there for about 90 minutes so not able to give a full account) 

Weather: Cloudy, cool, slight breeze
Present: IW, DL, JHW, GB, SC, RGS, RDW, (JL)
Nets: 186metres in six rides: 108M reed bed ride, five scrub rides of 18M,18M,12M,12M,18M up from 07:45 to 10:30hrs
Lure (audio): Blackcap, Chiffchaff, Goldcrest, Firecrest plus others intermittently
Capture (New/Recapture)
53(43/10)
41(36/05) matching visit 09-Oct-2016
Species
New
Rtp
1stWint
2nd+Wint
BLACA
1

1

BLUTI
4
1
4
1
CETWA

2
indeterminate
CHIFF
7

7

DUNNO
3

3

GOLDC
9
1
8
2
GRETI
10
2
10
2
LOTTI
2
2
indeterminate
REEBU
1

1

ROBIN
3

2
1
WREN
3
2
3
1
Species
New
Rtp
1stWint
2nd+Wint
BLACA
4

4

BLUTI
1

1

CETWA
3
2
1
(2 Indete)
CHIFF
8

6
2
DUNNO
2
1
2
1
GOLDC
9

8
1
GRETI
1

1

REEBU
2

2

ROBIN
1
1
1
1
WREN
5
1
5
1
Recaptures: (10) Blue Tit 2y 18d Cetti’s Warbler 1y 153d Goldcrest 343d Great Tit 2y 25d Long-tailed Tit 1y 20dx2 

Sightings 41 Species: Ian’s list: Wigeon, first over for the year here, otherwise much expected.

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