Wednesday, September 15, 2010

September 13 – Quail (Coturnix coturnix) ! & New ringers!

Today is the 29th day. 12 species out of 18 birds in total were ringed. We had a new species on the net: Quail (Coturnix coturnix) !
Today, there were also new visitors at the station. Our new ringers Janet Derricott and John Crix from England arrived. They will be here at Aras Ringing Station for an orientation a few days. After that they will be ringing in our other ringing station Lake Kuyucuk Bird Research and Education Centre.
Welcome Janet and John !

Good birding…:)

Today’s birds were:

Marsh Warbler (Acrocephalus palustris)
Garden Warbler (Sylvia borin)
Bluethroat (Luscinia svecica)
Thrush Nightingale (Luscinia luscinia)
Reed Warbler (Acrocephalus scirpaceus)
Cetti's Warbler (Cettia cetti)
Willow Warbler (Phylloscopus trochilus)
Red-backed Shrike (Lanius collurio)
Great Reed Warbler (Acrocephalus arundinaceus)
Pied Wagtail (Motacilla alba)
Whitethroat (Sylvia communis)
Quail (Coturnix coturnix)
Blackcap (Sylvia atricapilla)