GRC Blog

Welcome to the GRC Recorders pages. This blog provides details on all the relevant news of Glamorgan’s scarcer birds, plus all BBRC & WRP decisions that affect us locally. It will also be used to document the status and occurrence of these scarcer species and we welcome contributions from anyone with photographs, artwork or documentation of rarities past, present and future. The GRC also welcomes all seawatching news from around Glamorgan and news of passage migrants in spring & autumn, uncommon birds in our area and unusual behaviour.

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Thursday, 17 November 2016

Interesting Chough record

Andy Burns of Dinas Powys photographed a Chough at Lock's Common yesterday and got a good enough pic to read its colour rings. He sent the info off to Adrienne Stratford who is involved with ringing Chough on Angelsey. It turns out that Andy's bird is a young female and one of the Angelsey ones. Ringed on 9th Jun and seen with her siblings on 2nd Jul. This is double the previous max distance one has been seen away from Angelsey. The rings carrie are Lime/BTO on left leg and Green/ Blue "9U" on right leg. There's a photo on the South Wales Birding Facebook page.

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