This is a request, please, to start looking out for birds now, and to let me know immediately you see one, whether ringed or not, at:

Our highest priority target, which we need to catch, are the geolocator-tagged birds with red metal rings. We need to download the tag data to see where the birds have been. Second in importance are our un-tagged controls, with blue metal rings. There will also be birds around which we have ringed as nestlings; these will just have an uncoloured silver metal ring.

Wednesday, 11 November 2009

Wednesday, 11 November

Cambridge - Woodcock in a Richmond Road garden this morning (Sarah Howlett)

Peterborough - 2 Woodcocks separately over a West Town garden this morning (Mike Weedon)

Fen Drayton Lakes - Bittern showed well on Elney Lake this morning (Dennis Hall); also at lunchtime (Jacqui Miller); also 2 vocal Cetti's Warblers (Andy Cotton); 2 Bitterns at Elney Lake this afternoon (Dennis Hall)

Orton BP - 2 Red-crested Pochards, 2 fem Goldeneyes (Paul Taylor)

Farcet Fen - male Hen Harrier, fem/imm Merlin (Steve Dudley)

Grafham Water - GREAT NORTHERN DIVER still from Mander CP this morning (as per

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