Welcome Swallow

Welcome Swallow
Welcome Swallow

Friday, 9 March 2018

Christchurch - Halswell Quarry - Thur 8 March

On Thursday morning we had a session at the Halswell Quarry and had a very poor catch. Only 5 birds caught, 4 Chaffinch and 1 Silvereye, all new. There were very few birds about in spite of there appearing to be reasonable numbers earlier in the week. Two of the Chaffinch were actually caught twice giving a 50% recapture rate?
Andrew banding one of the Chaffinch

And measuring its wing

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