|Some of the team (Gen, Annette, Otis & Ros) busy at the banding station.|
Species caught - (Recaps in brackets)
Chaffinch - 1 (0)
Greenfinch - 6 (1) The recap was banded in July 11. The overall total was well below the usual for this time of year.
Dunnock - 2 (1)
|One of the Dunnocks showed a very prominent growth bar across its tail|
House Sparrow - 23 (3) The oldest recap was banded in Feb 09
Silvereye - 28 (9) We had 3 birds caught in a net at the same time that were all banded on the 27 May 2012, 2 with consecutive numbers. One of the other recaps was banded at the Mt Albert site last month.
|One of the Silvereyes also had a prominent growth bar.|
Grey Warbler - 0 (1) A bird banded almost exactly a year ago on 16 April 12
Tui - 1 (0)
|Gen with "her" Tui, amazingly she got it out of the net on her own without spilling any of her blood.|