31st May 2017

23 nets opened at 0345, with some closed as the morning progressed and wind increased for a while. All remaining nets closed at 0930 when rain arrived.

Just 12 new birds of 7 species, to give a total of 1517 new birds for the month.

Kay went off island for the morning to get shopping, while Chris gave guided talk to 7 people and caught up with end of month paperwork

Just Chris & Kay at the Obs overnight.

Wind: West
Wind strength: Strong but decreasing, 8-13m/s
Temperature: 9
Visibility: Moderate, 4-10km
Cloud Cover: Cloudy, 8/8
Precipitation: Dry, but rain at 0930

Redstart Rödstjärt 1
Lesser Whitethroat Ärtsångare 2
Whitethroat Törnsångare 1
Blackcap Svarthätta 4
Willow Warbler Lövsångare 2
Pied Flycatcher Svartvit flugsnappare 1
Red-backed Shrike Törnskata 1

of interest

Common Teal Kricka 1 Male on Bredmar pond
Tufted Duck Vigg 2 Pair on Bredmar pond
Eurasian Wryneck Göktyta 1 Heard calling
Thrush Nightingale Näktergal 2 Singing males
Common Rosefinch Rosenfink 3 Singing males