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Charles Sargent
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Review of August and September in Llanfynydd
For the first part of August I was in Norway. This has been my 3rd trip to the Arctic, twice to Varanger and once to the Pasvik valley. The number of birds we caught this year as in other years was phenomenally great, but tiring and it was nice to get back ...

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Take it as Red, we're are all Dunlin.
Today was the final day of ringing at Nesseby, the ninth day of our trip. In a way it was similar to other days with hundreds of Redpoll again but the day finished off with a number of nice birds of other species. Weather was a cold start, it actually felt ...

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Now I know why they are called a "Common Redpoll".
Penultimate day today, at long last we managed to catch a few more Waders. Scott spent some time in the garage yesterday evening with Dave and between them they made up a walk in trap from netting and poles we had  and also made the walk in entrance from wi...

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What a difference from yesterday.
I don't know what to write today. In terms of ringing there was no comparison with yesterdays result. However the weather tomorrow looks marginally better than today so we are hopeful of some good catches. The day has been a continual struggle with the weat...

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Record breaker with the help of a few Redpoll
Today has been a day that will be remembered. It was sunny when we first arrived at the site but only 4 degrees centigrade and no wind at all. Birds were coming to the nets in each round but only in small numbers until about 09.30am when it got warmer and o...

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A Raptor-ous Day!
Weather was correct for once, rain until 8.00am. We got up early to check, yes it was wet so we had a lie in until 7.30am. Got to our ringing site but it was apparent that the gusts of winds were going to make it difficult. Later in the morning it calmed a ...

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A Rapterous day!
Weather was correct for once, rain until 8.00am. We got up early to check, yes it was wet so we had a lie in until 7.30am. Got to our ringing site but it was apparent that the gusts of winds were going to make it difficult. Later in the morning it calmed a ...
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