Monthly Archives: July 2010

Extra Owls and a Spare Box

Chris came round and we set off to the Lady Bay area and fields that are probably the closest farmland to Nottingham City Centre. Some time ago I’d done a survey at a farm yard that was being redeveloped. There had … Continue reading

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Another Good Day

Today, we were ringing the last chicks that we’d found on our early round of inspections in May. Boxes around Kinoulton, Hickling and Widmerpool have produced Barn Owls for us for some time and we were hoping that they’d come … Continue reading

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More Photos at Bingham

Gordon came round and we had a date with the photographer of the Bingham Advertiser for the ringing of the chicks that featured earlier in this blogwith my Canadian friends. The Farmer and friends were there as well so it was … Continue reading

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Start of a Busy Week

I picked up Neil Pinder as my assistant today and he brought his Daughter Zoe with him, probably so that she could do the writing for me while he was off chasing butterflies. Our first stop was a barn at … Continue reading

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500th Chick for RUBOP

We were on 497 chicks since 2000 and I had chicks in boxes waiting to be ringed so this bright Sunday morning would be a good time to ring them. Kate and I drove out to Gotham where we met … Continue reading

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