A very interesting afternoon spent ringing with Richard on the farms. The initial catch (2pm - 4pm) was exclusively Chestnut Munias, but as the light faded we started to get a few different things, including several Acrocephalus warblers, which presented more of an identification challenge than I expected. Certainly some were Oriental Reed Warblers, and some of the smaller birds could only have been the resident harterti race of Clamorous Reed Warbler, however there were a couple which I am still unsure about. I think we shall revisit the area soon, and try to get a bit more experience at identifying these tricky birds.
While ringing Richard spotted the calidus Peregrine had arrived, the first sighting this winter.