Ring Ouzels restriction on Stanage

The Ring Ouzels are nesting on some of the most popular sections of Stanage. One pair have 5-day old chicks on Mississippi Buttress. They should be fledged within 2 weeks say the BMC. Climbers are asked to avoid the area from Dark Continent to Balcony Corner (Balcony Buttress) as indicated by signs. The other pair of birds have eggs on Trinity Wall, affecting the the area from Hargreaves' Original Route to Hollybush Crack, plus the boulders below the edge.

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