New Zealand Bird Banding & Banders
Bird Banding (Ringing) around New Zealand
Sunday, 18 June 2017
Wellington Zoo 17 June 2017
At last the birds are back in reasonable numbers. 66 captures had the team working hard on a fine Wellington winters day.
Annette's washing line to hold the waiting birds proved to be a great idea.
The captures (recaps in brackets) were:
House Sparrow - 29(4)
Green Finch - 17(2)
Gold Finch - 1(0)
Silvereye - 19(6)
Ros demonstrating the old adage of 2 birds in the hand make banding difficult.
Thanks to Ros, Annette and Geoff for providing level 3 support.
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