Monday, 19 July 2021

19/07 Greenham Common

Location: Greenham Common Western Enclosure Week 29
Session: 19/07/2021, 07:25 to 10:45 hrs
Notes: Really hot again this session. A few Garden Warblers trapped early, week 29 is when their numbers begin to build. Similarly Willow Warblers. The Reed Warbler, away from its normal reed bed habitat, shows summer migrants are beginning the journey back to winter quarters.
Juvenile Garden Warbler

Present: JL,IW
Weather: bright sun, hot, calm with a light breeze occasionally,
Nets: 48metres in 3 rides of 18M, 18M, 12M up from 08:00 to 10:30hrs
Lures Audio: Warblers, Misc Migrants, Hirundine, Redstart


Whitethroat               ringed 09/06/2021

Sightings 33 species: A family party of Mistle Thrushes flew over the heath north. The Green Sandpiper dropped down for a while to the flood pool to the south of the enclosure. The Lesser Whitethroat was skulking on the edge of the enclosure as we took the nets down.

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