We were pleased to process two controls and details of the following are awaited.
D381689 a 5M captured on the 6th and Y551884 a 6F that was caught on the 9th.
Here are some interesting individuals.
D710850 a smart 6M Siskin
D710885 5M showing retained median coverts as well as all greater coverts.
Control Y551884 6F
There were only 8 species on the list and Siskin accounted for well over half of the birds caught. This has not been one of our best years by a long chalk but it's nice to host these lovely little birds as most ( there is ocassional breeding in our local country park, Black Park) take a break from their Northward journey.
Numbers have tailed right off now so we do not expect to catch more until next winter - unless of course we get juveniles in late April to May.
Totals: 58 (12)
Great Spotted Woodpecker - 1
Dunnock - 0 (1)
Robin - 0 (4)
Blackbird - 4 (2)
Blue Tit - 2 (1)
Goldfinch - 14
Siskin - 36 (3)
Lesser Redpoll - 1 (1)