Wednesday, 1 May 2013

Recent recoveries

A Kestrel chick from Cropwell Butler in June 2010 was found dead under nest box near Langar in March 2013.
A Black-headed Gull chick ringed at Attenborough in June 2010 was found dead on a Dorset beach in April 2013 having travelled a distance of  263km.
A Barn Owl chick ringed at Shelton in June 2005 became a road casualty near Newark in March 2013 and another ringed at Stathern in June 2012 died in an outbuilding in Harby in March 2013.
A Starling ringed as a youngster in Hucknall in June 2012 was  found dead in April 2013 in Hucknall.
A Lesser Redpoll ringed as a youngster in Bestwood in September 2011 was controlled at Warsop, Nottinghamshire in February 2013 and another from Bestwood from October 2012 was found dead in Sutton-in-Ashfield in April 2013.
Perhaps most impressive though was a Blackbird ringed at The Meadows in February 2013 which was resighted by an observer in Suffolk in March 2013. 
 
Ian

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