Ringing - Features


CHRS Ringing Totals 2009

The total of new birds for 2009 was 1766 of 36 species. Three species were represented by their highest-ever annual total: Woodpigeon; Cetti's Warbler; and Blackcap. Reed and Sedge Warbler totals were the highest for twenty years, Greenfinch the highest since 1965.

Species
New
Retraps & Recoveries
Total
Mallard
1
0
1
Sanderling
0
1
1
Black-tailed Godwit
0
1
1
Black-headed Gull
0
2
2
Woodpigeon
7
0
7
Kingfisher
2
0
2
Green Woodpecker
3
3
6
Great Spotted Woodpecker
1
1
2
Swallow
17
0
17
Meadow Pipit
3
0
3
Yellow Wagtail
1
0
1
Pied/White Wagtail
128
1
129
Wren
37
8
45
Dunnock
39
14
53
Robin
71
20
91
Stonechat
1
0
1
Blackbird
42
12
54
Song Thrush
14
2
16
Cetti's Warbler
22
7
29
Grasshopper Warbler
1
0
1
Sedge Warbler
472
8
480
Reed Warbler
221
36
257
Lesser Whitethroat
5
0
5
Whitethroat
88
9
97
Garden Warbler
9
1
10
Blackcap
121
3
124
Chiffchaff
136
6
142
Willow Warbler
33
1
34
Firecrest
1
0
1
Spotted Flycatcher
1
0
1
Bearded Tit
0
1
1
Long-tailed Tit
8
9
17
Blue Tit
71
13
84
Great Tit
38
8
46
Treecreeper
1
0
1
Chaffinch
3
1
4
Greenfinch
113
3
116
Goldfinch
5
0
5
Lesser Redpoll
12
0
12
Reed Bunting
38
8
46
TOTALS
1766
179
1945