Repairs and Ringing

Thursday, October 2nd 2014

Tuesday saw an interesting day for volunteers as two of the Belted Galloway cattle escaped from the moorland and spent over four hours evading capture on the training area. Finally, after an exhausting afternoon for everyone involved, they were safely penned into a field near Wathgill. Today our team of volunteers spent time repairing and checking all the fences the cows had damaged on their excursion.

The ringing team have also been busy up at the crater catching Meadow Pipits; to date 1,510 have been ringed along with 16 re-traps. In addition to these, 48 birds of 12 other species have also been ringed including this Yellow Hammer caught earlier today.

Thank you to everyone involved helping in all these activities.


(0) Comments:

There are no comments for this blog post yet. Why not start the discussion? - use the form below:


Leave a Comment:







Remember my personal information

Notify me of follow-up comments?

The following question is designed to make sure you are a real person and helps us cut down on spam.
Your comments will appear here once an administrator has reviewed them.

What is the sum of 3 + 3? (1 character(s) required)


Back to Top

Recent Blog Posts:

Planted woodland revival

Posted 22nd February 2018

Once again we were back on the corner where the Wetland and Risedale Beck paths meet. Of late we have been thinning this area which…

Read More

Moths at Last!

Posted 21st February 2018

Bird ringing requires dedicated weather forecasting, moth trapping requires the same.  If it is too cold, too wet and or too windy then we do…

Read More

The cutting of net rides 9 and 10

Posted 20th February 2018

You can't beat starting your day with a walk around the Lake on a beautiful morning like today's. After stopping by the Lake and putting…

Read More

Water Everywhere!

Posted 19th February 2018

On Friday morning, while some went to Warcop and Wathgill to put up the owl boxes, 21 adults and children came to Foxglove to take…

Read More
 
 
 

Sitemap | Accessibility Policy | Privacy Policy | Terms & Conditions |