|The Gum tree which has grown considerable since we last attempted to catch Tui under it.|
A net pole is visible on the right of the photo.
|The "Old Bird" with all bands still looking good.|
In order to make use of our time we also put up a couple of other nets with some success, catching 19 birds of 4 species, (recaps in brackets)
Dunnock - 0 (1)
House Sparrow - 3 (1)
|A Dunnock and female House Sparrow, often confused by many people.|
Silvereye - 3 (10)
Today we recaptured an old Silvereye that had been banded in Jan 2008, so is of a reasonable age. This was in contrast to yesterday when no old birds were caught.