Six finches join us in Italy; Marley and Edie get on board in Switzerland

Our UK-bound trip stopped near the Italian city of Milan to collect a party of six goldfinches and two bullfinches. These beautiful, colourful birds are providing a wonderful music backdrop to the journey. Above the lakes of Geneva in Switzerland we met Marley, who belongs to John's daughter. She's living in West Sussex and Marley is now off to join her. John, a Texan ranch owner, has been caring for Marley at their Swiss home near Neuchâtel. While in Geneva we also collected Kooikerhondje Edie. She travelled with us to Switzerland from the UK a month ago to be with her [...]