Category Archives: Ringing

Stanford Ringing Group Appeal

Ringing. It’s not everyone’s cup of tea – indeed it’s regarded as a controversial  practice in some quarters – but let’s be clear on the benefits: ringing generates important information on the survival, productivity and movements of birds, helping to understand why … Continue reading

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Spotlight on Stanford

At the moment Stanford Reservoir is looking good. Very good. I spent this morning there with the Stanford Ringing Group, during which time 104 birds were trapped – although 28 of these were local retraps. As well as local breeders, … Continue reading

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From the mist nets of Stanford

Today I spent the morning at Stanford Reservoir with John Cranfield and the Stanford Ringing Group – what a great bunch! This band (if you excuse the American pun), active at Stanford since 1976, ring up to 4,000 birds annually … Continue reading

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