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by roger dickey
Tue Dec 11, 2018 6:16 pm
Forum: Ringing within the Services
Topic: Ringing Weekends at Merryfield Airfield
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Views: 3

Ringing Weekends at Merryfield Airfield

The following weekends have been designated as ringing weekends by myself with RNAS Merryfield: COP 17 May - 19 May COP 14 Jun - 16 Jun COP 05 Jul - 07 Jul Three weekends gives flexibility for weather or last minute use of the airfield. Each weekend will on current planning be run as in previous yea...
by roger dickey
Tue Nov 06, 2018 10:25 pm
Forum: Ringing within the Services
Topic: Ringing at Tice's Meadow 2019
Replies: 0
Views: 40

Ringing at Tice's Meadow 2019

Official Ringing Days (not including opportunist ringing). The intent is for more regular visits for improved year-on-year comparisons. Ringing will be conducted at Tice's Meadow on the following dates: January 16th and 17th. Nets set up around the feeding station to target Siskins and Redpolls. Rin...
by roger dickey
Tue Nov 06, 2018 10:16 pm
Forum: General Information
Topic: Tices Meadow Bioblitz 2019
Replies: 0
Views: 27

Tices Meadow Bioblitz 2019

The dates of the 2019 Bioblitz at Tice's Meadow, Badshot Lea are 4th and 5th May.

Ringers will be on site from 2nd May.

For further details of ringing at this site, please see Ringing in the Services
by roger dickey
Sun Apr 15, 2018 9:54 am
Forum: Ringing within the Services
Topic: 2019 Ringing Weekends at Merryfield
Replies: 0
Views: 343

2019 Ringing Weekends at Merryfield

The current plan is to use the weekends of 15/16 Jun and 13/14 July to establish nets and tents at RNAS Merryfield and ring some Nightingales amongst other birds. Set up on the Friday and start early the following mornings of Saturday and Sunday, finishing at lunchtime both -Sundays. Evening meals i...
by roger dickey
Fri Dec 22, 2017 11:36 am
Forum: Site Information
Topic: Visit Tice's Meadow Nature Reserve
Replies: 0
Views: 320

Visit Tice's Meadow Nature Reserve

Whether by accident or design, Tice's Meadow Nature Reserve in Badshot Lea near Aldershot is fast becoming the AOS 'home reserve in the South'. Their web site says it all but you will never be short of a welcome and the bird varieties at all times of the year make it worth a visit. Regular species i...
by roger dickey
Fri Dec 22, 2017 10:52 am
Forum: Future Exped/Field Trips Information
Topic: Birdfair 2018
Replies: 0
Views: 200

Birdfair 2018

The British Birdfair at Rutland will take place over the long weekend of 17 - 19 August 2018. For those that can make it, there will be an AOS RV in the main food arena at 12:00.

Please also note that the ringing weekend that normally follows at Catterick, is cancelled this year.
by roger dickey
Tue Oct 24, 2017 10:06 am
Forum: Future Exped/Field Trips Information
Topic: Catterick - Ringing - 18-20 Aug 17
Replies: 9
Views: 1984

Re: Catterick - Ringing - 18-20 Aug 17

Over 250 birds ringed in an excellent weekend birding and ringing. Thanks to the Foxglove Covert home team.
by roger dickey
Wed Jul 26, 2017 2:17 pm
Forum: Future Exped/Field Trips Information
Topic: Catterick - Ringing - 18-20 Aug 17
Replies: 9
Views: 1984

Re: Catterick - Ringing - 18-20 Aug 17

Current people ringing at Foxglove are;

Me (A)
Carl Powell (A)
Ann Powell
Colin Gunnel (C)
Andrew Bray (C)
Jo Rooney (T)
Neil Stephenson
Julia Springett (A)
Martin Routledge (C)
by roger dickey
Sat Jul 15, 2017 9:25 pm
Forum: Future Exped/Field Trips Information
Topic: Catterick - Ringing - 18-20 Aug 17
Replies: 9
Views: 1984

Re: Catterick - Ringing - 18-20 Aug 17

Current plan is for those who can, to meet at the Bird Fair and then make their way to Wathgill Training Camp for overnight accommodation. All to be there by 7 pm by which time Major Tony Crease will have allocated us some bunk rooms. Programme is then: Friday 18 Aug. By 7 pm arrive at Wathgill and ...
by roger dickey
Wed Jun 07, 2017 8:36 am
Forum: Ringing within the Services
Topic: Ringing at Merryfield 23 - 25 June 2017
Replies: 0
Views: 355

Ringing at Merryfield 23 - 25 June 2017

Last of the Nightingale sessions and similar format to the May and early June weekends. Meet after 4:00pm on Friday at RNAS Merryfield where the Guard will be expecting us. I will draw the keys to the compound then and so drive straight through to the secure area. The programme with options will be:...
by roger dickey
Wed Jun 07, 2017 8:01 am
Forum: Ringing within the Services
Topic: Ringing at Merryfield 2nd - 4th June 2017
Replies: 1
Views: 321

Re: Ringing at Merryfield 2nd - 4th June

A great weekend despite the rain coming in at times and stopping play. Over 100 birds processed between showers and 2 Nightingales (one with a French ring). Juveniles now taking ascendancy with Great Tits at the top of the pile. Barn Owls have reoccupied the Jackdaw box. Many thanks to Julia Springe...
by roger dickey
Tue May 09, 2017 8:49 pm
Forum: Ringing within the Services
Topic: Ringing at Merryfield 2nd - 4th June 2017
Replies: 1
Views: 321

Ringing at Merryfield 2nd - 4th June 2017

A repeat appearance and similar format to May's successful weekend. Meet after 4:00pm on Friday at RNAS Merryfield where the Guard will be expecting us. I will draw the keys to the compound then and so drive straight through to the secure area. The programme will be: Friday 2nd June 16:00 – 17:00 pu...
by roger dickey
Tue May 02, 2017 11:58 am
Forum: Ringing within the Services
Topic: Ringing at Merryfield 5 - 7 May 2017
Replies: 0
Views: 285

Ringing at Merryfield 5 - 7 May 2017

Message removed to avoid confusion with next Merryfield visit . See above.
by roger dickey
Sun Mar 05, 2017 6:12 pm
Forum: Future Exped/Field Trips Information
Topic: Catterick - Ringing - 18-20 Aug 17
Replies: 9
Views: 1984

Re: Catterick - Ringing - 18-20 Aug 17

Welcome to the club Jo! It would be great to see you at Catterick for the weekend. I don't know Dave Stone personally but that is not a problem. Where do you usually ring? We have a few other AOS ringing activities coming up during the year and I'll be advertising on here and direct to ringers to gi...
by roger dickey
Fri Jan 27, 2017 11:16 am
Forum: Future Exped/Field Trips Information
Topic: Catterick - Ringing - 18-20 Aug 17
Replies: 9
Views: 1984

Re: Catterick - Ringing - 18-20 Aug 17

Tony Crease informs me that at least half of the regulars at Foxglove Covert will be away over that weekend, leaving a small contingent to look after us. Accommodation is at Wathgill as always and meals out. I will provide further details when known but any participants will get an excellent weekend...

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