|Kate getting some assistance from Ross with an unruly Sparrow|
Species caught were - (recaps in brackets)
Blackbird - 2 (2) the oldest recap was banded Aug 2009.
Dunnock - 1 (2)
Chaffinch - 4 (0) all males.
|Comparing the moult limits on 3 of the Chaffinch's wings.|
Silvereye - 5 (1)
House Sparrow - 36 (13) all the recaps were banded in the last couple of years with the only stranger of the day one that was banded at the Houghton Bay Stream.
|Angelina observing (or laughing at?)Sarah removing a Sparrow from the net|
As is usual we had great hospitality from our hosts, Marion and Ken including a tasty spread and hot drinks.