... and more Goldfinches
We had a paler Redpoll in the net at one stage but a Blackbird hit the net and dislodged it! That wasn't the only thing that got away as later on in the day, a large female Sparrowhawk got itself caught up - Mark dashed out only for the bird to escape before we were anywhere near it.
Three more Long-tailed Tits got caught but the numbers of other birds were generally down. Robins put in a good show with two new birds and three re-traps. 26 new birds were ringed and eleven controlled mainly from earlier in the year bit a couple from March 2009.