Forty Three Rings

Peak colony count so far of 100 birds on 21st June and 80 on 9th July. Forty-two Little Tern chicks have been BTO metal ringed (one also colour ringed) and three Ringed Plover chicks BTO metal ringed between 6th and 10th July, with thanks to Jen Lynch (NPWS) for her...

Twenty-five Chicks and Counting

Over the weekend we managed to ring 25 chicks (thanks to Jen and Niall) with further to come. Right now there are at least 30 nests and at least 32 chicks. A cohort of around 42 non-breeders are hanging around but may well start in the next few days; courtship...