Lamsdell Bird Buzzing and also Wild Animals Blog Site: Sculthorpe Moor Halloween Exploration Day


This was our 2nd buzzing demo at the Hawk and also Owl depend on. We were honored with exceptional climate for late October, and also with the help of JLS we recorded and also refined 75 birds. There were lots of site visitors, generally family members with kids, that were there for the Halloween Exploration Day. They came for the half-term tasks such as pond-dipping and also bird-spotting and also for Halloween, toasted marshmallows on the fire, made witches’ remedies and also sculpted pumpkins. Seeing birds up close was an unique shock and also numerous kids, and also their grownups, also reached launch birds after handling.

Our celebrity bird was a Jay, that entered into a College of East Anglia research study, obtaining darvic I4 along with the typical steel ring. This gave a possibility to inform our target market of the advantage of jobs utilizing colour rings recognizable in the area enabling collection of info (e.g., activities, durability) without the demand to regain the bird.

Jay I4

Among 5 Bullfinches refined

Along with wishing to create the rate of interest of children, this was a wonderful possibility for us to speak with individuals concerning the information that we gather and also just how and also why we do it. There were likewise inquiries concerning the dedication required in order to come to be a ringer, just how to tackle educating to ring as well as likewise the existing circumstance pertaining to Bird Flu.

So, overall we were fairly hectic on this most satisfying day. Numerous many thanks to JLS for his assistance and also to the depend on for welcoming us to take part on the day, and also to the team and also volunteers for visiting as well as likewise assisting us get ready for the demo.

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Overall: 62 (13 )

Jay – 1
Robin – 1
Dunnock – 8 (1 )
Long-tailed Tit – 1 (1 )
Coal Tit – 0 (1 )
Marsh Tit – 1 (2 )
Blue Tit – 35 (7 )
Fantastic Tit – 7 (1 )
Nuthatch – 1
Bullfinch – 5
Greenfinch – 2

We were as well hectic to sign up with the various other tasks, however in real Blue Peter style, as I have actually attempted sculpting pumpkins prior to and also my style is fairly ideal for the Hawk and also Owl depend on, right here’s one I made earlier!

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