Monday, March 21, 2011

Iffy Chiffy from Norway




Just got the control details back from the above Chiffchaff wearing a Norwegian ring that I caught at Buckton on October 11th 2010. It was ringed 23 days before and had travelled some 1324km in SSW direction from Aglam, Namsos, Nord-Trondeleg - 100 miles N of Trondheim, Norway. Ok, great BUT after spending ages carefully looking at the age of the bird, it appears I got it wrong... I had it as an adult.

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Dave Andrews said...
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Dave Andrews said...

I did a similar thing last year, after much careful study of a Belgian ringing chiff I decided it was a 3, got ringing detail back and it was ringed in 2008... little buggers