22nd May 2017

All nets opened at 0345 and closed at 1100. A total of 44 new birds of 17 species, including two more Mindre Flugsnappare (Red-breasted Flycatcher) to give 10 for the season and the highest spring number in the 30 years as an Observatory.

Afternoon will be spent checking more Stare (Starling) nest boxes.

Just Chris & Kay at the Obs overnight.

Wind: West
Wind strength: Moderate, 4-7 m/s
Temperature: 8
Visibility: Good, 10-20km
Cloud Cover: Partly cloudy, 3-5/8
Precipitation: Dry

Robin Rödhake 1
Thrush Nightingale Näktergal 2
Reed Warbler Rörsångare 1
Icterine Warbler Härmsångare 1
Lesser Whitethroat Ärtsångare 5
Whitethroat Törnsångare 1
Garden Warbler Trädgårdsångare 1
Blackcap Svarthätta 2
Chiffchaff Gransångare 4
Willow Warbler Lövsångare 18
Spotted Flycatcher Grå flugsnappare 1
Red-breasted Flycatcher Mindre flugsnappare 2
Pied Flycatcher Svartvit flugsnappare 1
Red-backed Shrike Törnskata 1
Tree Sparrow Pilfink 1
Starling Stare 4
Linnet Hämpling 1
Yellowhammer Gulsparv 1
of interest
Red-breasted Merganser Småskrake 1 Male, briefly on Bredmar pond
Horned Grebe Svarthakedopping 1 Norrhamn
Common Sandpiper Drillsnäppa 1 Singing, Bredmar
Common Tern Fisktärna 2 Pair, Norrhamn
Thrush Nightingale Näktergal 4 Singing, Bredmar
Spotted Flycatcher Grå flugsnappare 1 Feeding, Norrhamn