5th June 2017

Up at 0345 but nets not opened until 0700 due to rain passing through. Nets operated until 1145 with a guiding for 5 adults and six youngsters at 1100.

A total of 23 new birds of 11 species, including the first Steglits (Goldfinch) fledgling of the year, though some have been seen in the area for the last few days.

More nest box checking this afternoon before we start a run of several days of booked guided talks.

There will be four at the Obs tonight; Chris, Kay, Lasse and Håkan.

Wind: South-west
Wind strength: Moderate, 4-7m/s
Temperature: 13
Visibility: Moderate, 4-10km
Cloud Cover: Overcast, 8/8
Precipitation: Showers at first


Blackbird Koltrast 1
Reed Warbler Rörsångare 1
Lesser Whitethroat Ärtsångare 6
Whitethroat Törnsångare 2
Garden Warbler Trädgårdsångare 1
Willow Warbler Lövsångare 4
Spotted Flycatcher Grå flugsnappare 1
Red-backed Shrike Törnskata 2
Chaffinch Bofink 1
Greenfinch Grönfink 3
Goldfinch Steglits 1

of interest
Common Teal Kricka 2 Pair on Bredmar pond
Common Snipe Enkelbeckasin 1 Displaying over Bredmar
Common Snipe Enkelbeckasin 1 Briefly in net before escaping!!!
Common Swift Tornseglare 50 Feeding over Södra lunden
Eurasian Wryneck Göktyta 1 Calling
Great Spotted Woodpecker Större hackspett 2 Pair near Saltmar with young heard
Thrush Nightingale Näktergal 3 Singing males
Common Crossbill Mindre korsnäbb 25 Feeding near Saltmar
Common Rosefinch Rosenfink 4 singing males