More Moorhen!

Friday, December 2nd 2016

A further four Moorhens were caught in the duck trap by the ringing team tonight. Two were already ringed and two were new. A new recruit was taken along and was especially helpful being small and light enough to get inside the trap with the birds!

Moorhen

The total of birds caught here now this week is 12 new Moorhens, three retraps and two new male Teal. Cormorant have been observed feeding around the edges but they are too large to get through the entrance.


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