|The 14 Goldcrests ringed this morning brings the total ringed at Billinge this autumn to a fairly impressive 538.|
|Both Chaffinches caught this morning were adults and this individual had a wing length of 95mm. The second Chaffinch caught had a wing length of 93mm.|
Ringing totals for 25/10/13 were: Goldcrest 14; Blackcap 1; Dunnock 1; Blackbird 3; Redwing 7; Lesser Redpoll 2; Chaffinch 2; Bullfinch 1. Total 31 new birds.
Earlier this week I received a recovery report for one of the Goldcrests ringed in September as detailed and mapped below. I am still waiting for the recovery reports of 2 control Goldcrests and having ringed so many this autumn I am sure there will also be a few more recoveries to come in due course.
3M Godcrest JBX684
Ringed 13/09/15 Billinge Hill, Billinge, Merseyside.
Found dead (hit window) 19/10/15 Long Itchington, Warwickshire. 163 km SSE.
Duration 36 days.