Saturday, 24 December 2011

Snow Buntings - 6 ringed

6 of the 12 Snow Buntings were caught and ringed this morning, released and they returned to the same seeded area.  They were asigned to the Icelandic race insulae due to the more general brown colouring especially on the primary coverts.

                                              Above: 4 Male wing
                                   Below: 4 Male with 3 female for comparison
 Happy Christmas all

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