Brecknock Birds - Ringing Page

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Records 1 to 20 of 317

Bird Location Date Name Ring / Tag description Comment
Curlew Llangorse Lake Point 10/05/22 Keith Noble Red on upper left, green above yellow on upper right With an unringed bird
Curlew LLangorse Lake on the 'point' 20/04/22 Peter Seaman Curlew with orange ring on left leg and ring 18 on right was one of pair on the 'point'. Interesting previous history copied below from Mark's record made on 19th March 2021 "Back for at least its fourth spring. It was ringed (BTO FJ06156) at the Gann Estuary, Dale, Pembrokeshire on 20 Jan 2018 as an adult male. Full ring history as follows: 20/01/2018 Gann, Pembrokeshire, 09/03/2019 - 13/03/2019 Llangorse Lake, 31/12/2019 - 03/02/2020 Gann, Pembrokeshire, 29/02/2020 - 07/03/2020 Llangorse Lake, 06/11/2020 - 08/02/2021 Gann, Pembrokeshire. And now 20/04/22.
Canada Goose Llangorse Lake 10.04.22 Mark Waldron 5275712 Ringed at Llangorse Lake 28.06.15.
Barnacle Goose Llangorse Lake 10.04.22 Mark Waldron B01, B03, B06, B08, B09, B10, B12, B13, B18, B19, B20, B21, B22, B24, B25, B26, B27, B29, B30, B32, B35, B36, B39, B40, B44 & B46. Pairs appeared to be B01 + B19, B03 + B46, B08 + B22, B09 + B13, B10 + B18, B12 + unringed, B20 + B27, B21 + unringed, B24 + B26, B29 + B36, B32 + B40 and B35 + B44. At least three nests now occupied on the crannog with another two fully built.
Barnacle Goose Llangorse Lake 06.04.22 Mark Waldron B01, B03, B04, B06, B19, B20, B27, B38, B45 & B46 Pairs appear to be B03 & B46, B01 & B19, B20 & B27 and B45 with an unringed bird.
Red Kite Libanus 05.04.22 Mark Waldron Black left tag, blue right tag, "85". Metal ring number GC95713. BTO reports this bird was ringed as a nestling on 24/06/2010 near Sennybridge that summered around the area last year.
Curlew Llanddew 03/04/22 Andrew King Yellow ring above knee/BTO metal ring below; other leg white colour-ring looked like C_. Does not match any rings previously read in Brecknock. Probable male of a potential breeding pair in that area.
Barnacle Goose Llangorse Lake 02.04.22 Mark Waldron Blue B02, B03, B04, B06, B08, B09, B10, B12, B13, B18, B20, B22, B23, B25, B27, B28, B29, B32, B33, B35, B37, B38, B39, B40, B44, B45 & B46 Pairs appeared to be: B20 & B27, B08 & B22, B35 & B44, B23 & B28, B06 & B38, B03 & B46, B32 & B40, B33 & B02 and B18 & B10.
Barnacle Goose Llangorse Lake 27.03.22 Mark Waldron Blue B06, B22, B24, B26 & B38. B24 & B26 appear paired.
Barnacle Goose Llangorse Lake 26/03/22 Keith Noble B04 and B06  
Curlew Brechfa Pool 21/03/22 Andrew King Orange ring lower left leg/BTO metal ring lower rt leg. Above that, what I noted as 3E black c/r with white inscription. One of 6 birds, incl fine display and calling among several males present. May be intending to breed close by; cf note below of possibly the same bird's history when reported at LL on 23/03/20.
Barnacle Goose LLangorse Lake by the Acorn Centre 14/03/22 Peter Seaman Blue ring B01  
Barnacle Goose Llangorse Lake 12/03/22 Keith Noble Blue B40 on left, grey over metal on right This bird was ringed age4 Male at Llangorse on 18/07/21, Slimbridge on 08/09/21 and 10-11/02/22.
Barnacle Goose Llangorse Lake 12/03/22 Keith Noble Blue B40 Photographed flying around with two others, also blue-ringed but I could not read them
Barnacle Goose Llangorse Lake 06.03.22 Mark Waldron Blue B29, metal/grey. Paired with B17.
Barnacle Goose Llangorse Lake 06.03.22 Mark Waldron Blue B17, metal/grey. Paired with B29.
Barnacle Goose Llangorse Lake 06.03.22 Mark Waldron Blue B01, metal/grey. Single bird being chased off repeatedly by B29.
Canada Goose Llangorse Lake 06.03.22 Mark Waldron 527_567  
Canada Goose Llangorse Lake 06.03.22 Mark Waldron 5284564  
Starling Peregrine eyrie, E Beacons 08/02/2022 South Wales Peregrine Monitoring Group Metal ring KH74539, found by metal detector under nest ledge. This Starling had been taken taken as prey by Peregrines. It had been ringed at Ventes ragas, Silutes, Lithuania as a fledged 1st-yr on 15/7/2017. This is the 3rd Lithuanian-ringed Starling found at PE sites in Breconshire, and 7th for SE Wales.