Like a kid at Christmas, I eagerly anticipated the arrival of the post this morning as my colour-rings were dispatched last week and due to arrive today.
As I heard the unmistakable rattle of the letter box, I peered down from the top of the stairs to see a little, white padded envelope with three stamps marked, "Polska". My rings!
Here they are, folks. The first colour-rings for the Northern Ireland Black-headed Gull Colour-ringing Project:
Now, it's just up to me to get some Black-heaed Gulls to fit them to - no excuse now!