@ Adrian ~ oh crumbs re the Greenfinch. Looking back as Linda says I did wonder why there was no obvious sign of the yellow gape when I posted thinking it was a fledgling.
Look here for the RSPB info and advice on how to reduce the spread of this nasty disease http://www.rspb.org.uk …ckbirds/greenfinches.aspx
Laurence thanks, i have filled it in and sent it to them for them to monitor
Fun day in London chasing round protestors !!j Ironicall anti captalist protesters whose most popular footwear was Converse or Nike trainers............