Oh yes, what would science be without a graph. This one from BirdTrack
showing the reporting rate of reed warblers showing reed warbler migration
nearing its end.
The black caps we caught were very chunky and some had some major fat stored up - giving Facey a run for his money. But the stars show went to a spotted flycatcher and a mippit. The former was only caught for the first time at the site in 2011 but has put in an annual appearance since although at very low numbers. The mippit was only the twelfth we have caught; the first eleven all being caught in 2009!
|Separating mippits and trippits involves things like measuring the hind claw.|
|Close up of the meadow pipits head with data sheets in the back ground.|
|A picture of a meadow pipit to illustrate the fact we caught a meadow pipit.|