Wildlife Adventures and Bird Ringing at Rabbit Ings Country Park

Many people got the opportunity to take part in Bird Ringing Demonstrations at the Rabbit Ings Annual Summer Gala & Dog Show on Sunday July 17th 2017, organised by the Friends of Rabbit Ings.

According to the British Trust for Ornithology, “Ringing birds is essential if we are to learn about how long they live and when and where they move, questions that are vital for bird conservation. Placing a lightweight, uniquely numbered, metal ring around a bird's leg provides a reliable and harmless method of identifying birds as individuals.”

Here are some photos of the Bird Ringing Demonstrations – can you guess what bird it is?

 


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