SPOTTED FLYCATCHERS

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: spofl@cambridgebirdclub.org.uk

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.

Sunday, 17 July 2011

Sunday, 17 July

Melbourn - 1st-summer male COMMON ROSEFINCH still (per rarebirdalert.com)

Grafham Water- RUDDY SHELDUCK still, 8 Little Egrets, 2 Common Sandpipers (David Hollin); Crossbill over, juvenile Mediterranean Gull, 2 Dunlin (Mark Ward); 8+ Yellow-legged Gulls, Green Sandpiper (Mark Hawkes)

Ely Beet Pits - juv SHAG (Stuart Sharp)

Hinchingbrooke CP - Hobby, Common Sandpiper (John Lindsell)

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