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…ringing session today and having been unable to attend last weeks session I was looking at two weeks without birds in the hand! however  I was  invited to another location close to the CES site by another ringer with a 1600 hrs start, so off I went.

It turned out to be a great day for me and I was able to ring Starlings, Blackcaps, Swallows and a House Martin although I did need help with this bird as it had no neck and was quite small. All but the Blackcap are firsts!

We didn’t leave the site until 2230 hrs as we where trying to catch Sand Martins as they came into roost (and they do this late!)  we didn’t catch any but did have one bounce out of the net!

I got a couple of photographs of the swallows but the quality is rubbish so I won’t be posting.

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