|Coronet Peak with a fresh coating of icing sugar|
|The highest peak in the Remarkables.|
Final totals were - (recaps in brackets) from top bird to the smallest number.
Silvereye - 127 (37)
House Sparrow - 74 (4)
Chaffinch - 49 (6)
Blackbird - 16 (2)
Dunnock - 13 (4)
Song Thrush - 11 (1) this is more than double the number that I have previously caught in a whole year.
Yellowhammer - 8 (1)
Goldfinch - 4
Starling - 2
Tui - 2 - actually caught 3 but could only band the 2 females as I hadn't brought any YP bands for the big male.
|The first Tui caught|
Bellbird - 1 finally caught one this morning.
|And the first Bellbird|