Saturday, 20 November 2010

Potato, Leek, Bacon and Stilton Soup - Highly Recommended

Head Chef Lisa's Potato, Leek, Bacon and Stilton Soup sustained us on another foggy, damp morning which resulted in only 19 new and 27 retraps but edged this week's totals at Stanford to an impressive 77 new birds ringed and 121 retraps processed.

With 12 new Goldfinches, 32 Redwing and 16 new Tree Sparrows for the week bringing our annual totals for these species to record numbers of 111, 128 and 314 respectively.

Thursday, 18 November 2010

Common Redpoll - 50th Species This Year

A Common Redpoll ringed at Stanford today was our first since two were ringed in 1995 and was our 50th species to be ringed this year at the site.

Tuesday, 16 November 2010

New Annual Record

A foggy morning resulted in 91 birds.
21 new Redwing brought this year's total to 117 - a new annual record which previously stood at 106

Saturday, 6 November 2010

Another New Species For The Year

51 New birds and 21 Retraps in this morning's session included our first Cetti's Warbler for the year which was only the 6th ringed at Stanford.
Other birds today included 16 Tree Sparrows, 7 Redwing and 7 Lesser Redpolls.