The Dark Room

Monday 31 January 2022

Grey Partridge

Another farmland survey using the thermal imager with PRO produced 20 Woodcock,6 Grey Partridge and good numbers of Skylark. We ringed 2 Grey Partridge, 2 Skylark, Stockdove, Redwing and a Fieldfare.

Monday 17 January 2022

Thermal Imager

On the 5th and 11th of January I went out with PRO and PH surveying farmers fields at night with the thermal imager. Good numbers of birds were using the fields including 28 Woodcock, 12 Grey Partridge, 35 Skylark, 12 Fieldfare over both sessions. A small sample of birds were ringed 2 Woodcock, 4 Skylark and 1 Fieldfare.
images taken with the iphone

Sunday 9 January 2022


Thought I would update the blog as it's been a while. Here is my favourite lastest image of a group Turnstone down at Southend-on-sea pier last Sunday afternoon on a very cloudy day.