Saturday, 20 January 2018

19/01 Bagnor Feeder

Location: Bagnor Feeder
Session: 19-Jan-2018 07:45 to 11:2-hrs
Headlines: An easy session, a total of 30  for visit 06 is below the average for this site. More juveniles captured than last year for both Blue and Great Tit. Species mostly as expected except numbers lower than recent top-up visits indicated would be captured. Perhaps a start mid-morning might produce better numbers.
Weather: cold, ground frost, calm, warmer when the   above the tree line
Present: JL, IW
Nets: 12metres one 6m net each side of feeder up from 08:00 until 11:00 hrs
Lure (feeder): peanut, black sunflower, fat balls, niger
Capture (New/Recapture)
30(15/15) visit 06 of 10
15(10/05) 2016/17 visit 06 0f 10 (19-Jan-2017
Species
New
Rtp
1stCY
2ndCY+
BLUTI
8
4
10
2
COATI
1
1
2

GOLDF
1
2
2
1
GRETI
4
4
7
1
GREFI
1

1

LOTTI

3
indeterminate
NUTHA

1
1

Species
New
Rtp
1stCY
2ndCY+
BLUTI
6
1
5
2
CHAFF
1

1

COATI

2

2
DUNNO

1
1

GREFI
1

1

GRETI
2

2

LOTTI

1
Indeterminate
Totals for visit 06 of 10 for the last 10 winter periods
2008/09
2009/10
2010/11
2011/12
2012/13
2013/14
2014/15
2015/16
2016/17
2017/18
41
NC
53
38
57
27
43
24
36
30
Recaptures: (15) all recent except
Blue Tit               1y 351d
Long-tailed Tit   2y 70d, 1y 24d

Sightings 34 Species: Ian's List, first Lesser Redpoll here for a while, as the end of the shooting season approaches there are still lots of Pheasant about (38 counted earlier in the week), no winter thrushes again, they are frequently not far north on the Berkshire Downs etc.

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