Species caught were -
Blackbird - 3 (1)
Starling - 4 (1)
House Sparrow - 111 (13) the oldest was banded Jan 2011 and a considerable number were newly fledged Young. This is the highest total catch of Sparrows at any site we have made in one day.
|Although most of the Juv. Sparrows could not be sexed this one was already showing some male colouring.|
Photo by Ros (I forgot my camera)
|Some of the Tui coming down to and at the sugar water bowls. They tend to dominate the table but are very hard to get into the net. Photo by Ros|