Went to Rutland today with my "bezzie mate" Martin Redfern for the big birding advent, Birdfair. We both really enjoyed looking at the Canon and Swarovski stands, which were out of this world and could of spent £££££££, but best of all was the BTO stand where they were doing some ringing and going through plumage details, which was very interesting, as they caught 2 Reed Warblers with a faint band around the tail. Which I've never come across before and is due to bad weather when they were growing their tail feathers? You never stop learning do you!
Mike Dilger at Birdwatch Magazine stand
I think his great but can't think of his bloody name?