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.

Monday, 19 March 2012

Monday, 19 March

Trumpington - GREAT WHITE EGRET west over A1309 at 17:30h (Mike Foley)

Fowlmere - 3 Wheatear (Matthew Mellor); juv Hen Harrier (Alan Pool)

Cambridge -  3 Peregrines, 2 Buzzards over Castle Hill (Ian Ellis)

Isleham - 41 Avocets, 2 Egyptian Geese (Dave Palmer)

Tahnolt GP - Rock Pipit, 2+ White Wagtail (Brian Stone)

A10 - male Hen Harrier over low west just north of the Lazy Otter pub (Mark Peck)

Paxton Pits - summer plumage BLACK-NECKED GREBE, RED-BREASTED MERGANSER, BRENT GOOSE, 10 Smew (Martin Davis)

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