Birds were a bit thin on the ground , with no obvious ' vis mig' going on.
34 new birds were ringed and for the second time this Autumn no retraps were caught, where have all the local birds gone ?
The first Goldcrests and Lesser Redpolls of the Autumn were caught.
1st. year Male Goldcrest
Blackcap 5, All with good fat reserves.
Blue Tit 2
Treecreeper 3, unusual to catch 3 in a day at this site
Lesser Redpoll 10, A flock of 18 were flying around.
1st. year Male Lesser Redpoll
Several Common Darters were seen bathing in the sunshine as well as a few Red Admiral.