We ended with a total of 15 birds including 7 retraps. The species totals were (new/retrap): Blackbird 1/0, Song Thrush 0/1, Goldcrest 1/0, Dunnock 0/4, Chaffinch 0/1, Yellowhammer 1/0, Reed Bunting 2/1, Greenfinch 1/0, Great Tit 2/0. The retraps were all recently ringed birds.
There were at least 4 Buzzards around and a Sparrowhawk but the Chiffchaffs that were singing last week were silent or had moved on. We took the nets down a little early to give us time to dismantle the feeders and clear the site, until we return in the autumn.
site photos by S. Lakeman