Species caught were - (Recaps in brackets)
Blackbird - 0 (1) a bird banded in July 2011
Greenfinch - 6 (3) all the recaps were banded here at Hornsey Rd, 2 recently and the other in Oct last year.
House Sparrow - 3 (0)
Song Thrush - 1 (0) with the nest that was being built last month now containing 4 eggs with a bird incubating hopefully we will be able to band another 4 birds in a week or so.
|The Song Thrush nest with 4 eggs|
|The Song Thrush incubating - the same nest site as used by a Blackbird last year.|
Starling - 1 (0)
Yellowhammer - 1 (0)
|Kate with her first Yellowhammer|
Silvereye - 0 (0) Except for the one in the photo below none were even seen and only a couple heard, a big change from the close to 100 for the last couple of months.
|The only Silvereye of the day, a model made by Stanley|