Blackbird - 3 (2)
Song Thrush - 3 (0) includes the first caught at the stream.
Dunnock - 4 (0)
Chaffinch - (0)
Goldfinch - 1 (0)
|The Goldfinch, an adult male that has probably been feeding on unripe thistles.|
Redpoll - 28 (0) the only banded one seen was a well marked male that was clinging to the net but flew off as I reached out to secure it.
House Sparrow - 19 (16) surprisingly included were a number of older birds including both the oldest male and female recaps.
Yellowhammer - 1 (0)
|The Yellowhammer was an adult female (I think)|
|The Starling recap, an adult male|
Tui - 0 (1) A bird banded near the house and only the 2nd one caught at the stream.
We have to go up to Nelson for a family wedding so won't get back down again for a month or so.