I spent a weekend with the European Conservation Action Network (EuCAN) at the Dorset Wildlife Trust’s Kingcombe centre. The birds seen here were caught in mist nets and ringed by Neil, who measured their wingspan, checked for disease, and sent them away back into the wild.
Neil exhibits a female bullfinch
Pair of goldfinches
Goldfinches having their wing feathers checked
Blue tit having its ankle ringed
Rachel surveys a dunnock
Goldfinch being ringed