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Ringing Update

Monday, June 4th 2012

Emma, Rosie and the Oystercatchers

The bird ringers certainly have been busy, with many nest boxes still to check, waders, Long-eared Owls, Peregrine Falcons, Buzzards and CES we are all being kept out of trouble!  Emma and Rosie were out one evening last week on a grouse moor looking for Golden Plovers, about 6 pairs were seen, though even with five pairs of eyes spying for the chicks we still couldn't spot them hidden amongst the heather.  We did however, find a clutch of Oystercatcher chicks (below) and several Lapwing.

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