We caught 43 birds of 6 species with 33 new and 10 recaps.
Blackbird - 5 (0)
Dunnock - 2 (1)
Chaffinch - 5 (0)
|Several of the Chaffinch could be aged by the colour of their primary coverts (retained or moulted juvenile feathers). |
This bird aged as a 1
Silvereye - 1 (1) the recap was banded here at Hornsey Rd a month ago so has moved suburbs.
Tui - 3 (0)
I have received the details of the Bellbird we recaptured at the Karori Cemetery last Saturday. It was banded at the Cemetery by Matu (wearing his Zealandia hat) on 19 Sept 2012. So hadn't moved but still a good bird to have caught.