iwokeupinacar asked: At least that's what we called it in my ornithology class lol. I really need to go back and update my list, I haven't done that since about halfway through that class months ago.
iwokeupinacar asked: That would be what I meant lol. All the birds you've seen in your life which is why it's called a life list :P
iwokeupinacar asked: I assume that's your life list on your page?
Sorry to my followers for the lack of content on my blog lately, things have been quite busy. For those of you who are interested here is a small update on things. I’ve just finished my second year of university! I got a 2:1 which I am very pleased with, especially after getting a 1st in my Portugal field course, natural systems module and dissertation. The last few days have been all about...
rootalksnature asked: Hiiii I love your blog, we're interested in so many of the same things! I was just wondering if you knew of any other zooblogs? I follow a few but would love to have a few more on my dash! Thanks :)
cuckoo-nightjar asked: I'm hoping to be nightjar trapping next week too, Wednesday or Friday night. I was suppose to be going tonight but it got rained off :( Hopefully I might see you next week? :D If not, let me know how you get on!
cuckoo-nightjar asked: And yes! Andy Lowe is my trainer! :D What a small world!! Have you tried contacting him? I think you can ring up to a certain number of birds before you need a trainee permit, so maybe you could come along sometime?
cuckoo-nightjar asked: Sorry just read your Personal bit; so it probably was him! Who are you training to ring with in the summer?
cuckoo-nightjar asked: Bird ringing in Portugal? You're not by any chance at Nottingham uni are you? If so, it's likely one of the licensed bird ringers you went with in Portugal is the person who is training me!
So I’m hopefully going to start working towards a ringing licence this summer, which I’m very excited about. I first got to try ringing in Portugal on a field course with my university. Trained ringers can catch birds and add a small, metal ring to their legs to identify when they were caught, when and who by. This is vital for studies on birds and can provide information on their...