Sex: Male

Hatch date: 10 May 2017

Release date: 12 Jun 2017

Release site: Lady Fen, WWT Welney

Latest sighting: Pilot Project site, Jun 2021

Guardian: not yet, become a guardian


The beginning of his story...
Ramsey's egg was collected from the RSPB Nene Washes in April 2017 and hatched at WWT Welney on 10 May 2017.

Back to the wild...
Ramsey was released at Lady Fen, WWT Welney on 12 June 2017. He was released alongside 24 other young black-tailed godwits including his sister Purl.

And his story continues...
May 2019. After no sightings for almost a year, Ramsey is back at Lady Fen, WWT Welney!
April 2020. Again Ramsey has returned to Lady Fen, WWT Welney after no sightings over the winter - where does he go?
May to June 2020. Ramsey moves to the RSPB Pilot Project site and pairs with Wedge.
April 2021. Again Ramsey is back at WWT Welney.
May to June 2020. And again he moves to the RSPB Pilot Project site.

How was he named?
Ramsey was named after a town in Cambridgeshire that lies between the Ouse and Nene Washes. The name comes from the Old English hramsa 'wild garlic' + ey 'island', 'low-lying land'.


Latest update: 3/7/21