Today we received notice of 3 birds we have ringed this year that have been recovered by members of the public and reported to the BTO ringing Scheme.
More details about reporting ringed birds can be found here
Merlin – EL6190114/06/2011 Ringed pullus Site Confidential nr within 25km of Glossop 18/08/2011 Found dead (in grill of vehicle) Staithes, North Yorks . 145km 65 Days
Sparrowhawk – EL6192003/07/2011 Ringed as pullus South Yorks 12/08/2011 Found dead, Window strike High Green, Sheffield, S Yorks. 3km 40 days
Stickers can be attached to large windows to try to reduce the number of fatalities , for more information about what to do if a bird strikes your window and how to help avoid further instances please visit this page