Great Tit, Ringed

Great Tit, Ringed

Observation - Great Tit, Ringed. Description: This bird is ringed, but you can't make out the number. The thing is, the number runs AROUND the leg. If the nunber ran vertically upwards, at least sometimes you'd be able to read it in photographs; by putting it AROUND, it guarantees that you'll NEVER

This bird is ringed, but you can't make out the number. The thing is, the number runs AROUND the leg. If the nunber ran vertically upwards, at least sometimes you'd be able to read it in photographs; by putting it AROUND, it guarantees that you'll NEVER be able to read it, uless the bird turns round and gives you several views. Which rarely, if ever, happens. It's quite frustrating to take a photo in which you can only read SOME of the number...