Tuesday, 27 January 2015

Reed Buntings

We have recently moved into the area and have managed to make quite a good start on creating our bird friendly garden (we were lucky if we saw more than house sparrows where we lived before, with the occasional blackbird).

To date we’re regularly seeing robins, dunnock, great, blue, coal and long tailed tits, goldfinch, chaffinch, and almost daily now we have the good fortune to see a greater spotted woodpecker who comes just to see us, and not just to eat the peanuts in the feeders…….

But today we had a new visitor,
(Julie and Paul Kerry - Pembroke)

Over to the north of the county the Teifi Ringing Group have started RAS (Retrapping Adults for Survival) project on Reed Buntings. This involves colour-ringing our local breeding population, but you never know where they might turn up !
 For more details of the project see..Wandering colour-ringed Reed Bunting 

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