11th May 2017

26 nets opened at 0345, with the last four opened once the ice had thawed from on top of them. All nets closed at 1145.

At last a good days ringing, with 119 new birds of 12 species, 88 of them Rödhake (Robin) with five male Rödstjärt (Redstart) also.

Another Denmark ringed Rödhake caught, making that two in two days.

Some more work in SUDD this afternoon.

Will be three at the Obs tonight: Chris, Kay & Janne

Wind: South-east
Wind strength: Light, 1-3 m/s
Temperature: 5
Visibility: Good, 10-20km
Cloud Cover: Almost clear, 1-2/8
Precipitation: Dry


Wren Gärdsmyg 1
Robin Rödhake 88
Redstart Rödstjärt 5
Blackbird Koltrast 2
Song Thrush Taltrast 3
Lesser Whitethroat Ärtsångare 7
Blackcap Svarthätta 1
Chiffchaff Gransångare 1
Willow Warbler Lövsångare 8
Starling Stare 1
Chaffinch Bofink 1
Yellowhammer Gulsparv 1

of note
Common Scoter Sjöorre 520 Mix of Sjörre & Svärta
Velvet Scoter Svärta
Horned Grebe Svarthakedopping 1 Norhamn
Bar-tailed Godwit Myrspov 140 Migrating north
Spotted Redshank Svartsnäppa 1 Resting – Saltmar
Common Sandpiper Drillsnäppa 1 Resting – Saltmar
Ruddy Turnstone Roskarl 1 Resting – Norhamn
Thrush Nightingale Näktergal 3
Whinchat Buskskvätta 5