Status and distribution
In fine feather
27 Jul 2017
On 21 June Gijsbert Twigt and I trapped a Spotted Redshank in Meijendel, Wassenaar - the first one ever to be ringed at the site, where ringing started back in 1927.
This bird is obviously in sum plum and given the time of year, it's never gonna be a juvenile of course.
Note the fairly fresh primaries. 2nd calendar year (cy) birds have very worn primaries, so this bird must be older.
It has of...