|A net full of leaves where I had hoped there would be Brown Creeper.|
Sixty four birds of 7 species have been caught since the last post with 44 new and 20 recaptures.
Blackbird - 4 (6) among the recaps was the first Blackbird banded down here so it now has the honour of being the oldest bird recaptured here.
Chaffinch - 1 (0)
Dunnock - 0 (4)
Silvereye - 30 (2) There are a few flocks starting to appear, mostly feeding high up.
House Sparrow - 4 (3)
Bellbird - 3 (6) surprised at how many recaptures are being made. Caught the second female which now makes the ratio 2 F's and 18 M's.
|The second female Bellbird caught at this site.|
|The female Tui about to go on its merry way.|