Over on the right I have updated the ringing totals for Fylde Ringing Griup up until the end of November. No new species were added in November and in fact there is very little change in terms of the top ten 'movers and shakers'. It was nice to see Pied Wagtail as the most ringed bird during the month and Linnet coming straight in to eighth position!
Below you will find the top four ringed for the month and the aforementioned 'top 10 movers and shakers'.
Top Four Species Ringed During November
1. Pied Wagtails - 48
2. Linnet - 39
3. Greenfinch - 21
4. Reed Bunting - 15
Top Ten Movers and Shakers for the Year
1. Swallow - 826 (same position)
2. Goldfinch - 284 (same position)
3. Meadow Pipit - 209 (same position)
4. Blue Tit - 207 (same position)
5. Lesser Redpoll - 193 (same position)
6. Goldcrest - 154 (same position)
7. Great Tit - 153 (same position)
8. Linnet - 134 (straight in)
9. Chaffinch - 131 (down from 8th)
10. Reed Bunting - 113 (same position)
Its all in black and white on Derwentwater. - Male Pied Wagtail (Motacilla alba) insect hunting on the shore by the Isthmus. He was on his own so its possible the female could be on a nest close by. My...
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