Birds caught were -
Blackbird - 0 (1) this bird was banded on the third day banding here and was the oldest bird recaptured for about an hour.
Song Thrush - 1 (0) a bird starting to moult.
|The Thrush was moulting the right wing out of the usual order, although the left was in the ususl sequence.|
Redpoll - 0 (1) a female banded as an unsexed juvenile back at the begining of March, now starting to moult, but still surprisingly has a prominant brood patch.
|The Redpolls moulting right wing.|
|One of the moulting H Sparrows|
Califoronian Quail - 1 (0) the third banded here and the first male.
|The male Cal Quail - a real handsome dude.|
I wish you all the best for the new year. For me 2016 has been an interesting and enjoyable year and I look forward to 2017.