1st July 2017

22 nets opened at 0645 after the very strong winds from yesterday finally started to decrease. Not possible to open all nets and the 22 in operation were all closed at 1100.

A pleasing total of 30 new birds of 10 species including two more recently fledged Törnsångare (Common Whitethroat). Range of end of month jobs to do this afternoon.

There will be just Chris & Kay at the Obs overnight.

Wind: North-east
Wind strength: Strong, 8-13 m/s
Temperature: 15
Visibility: Good, 10-20km
Cloud Cover: Overcast 8/8
Precipitation: Dry


Whitethroat Törnsångare 2
Garden Warbler Trädgårdsångare 1
Blue Tit Blåmes 4
Great Tit Talgoxe 3
Chaffinch Bofink 1
Greenfinch Grönfink 12
Siskin Grönsiska 2
Linnet Hämpling 1
Scarlet Rosefinch Rosenfink 1
Yellowhammer Gulsparv 3

of interest
Green Sandpiper Skogssnäppa 1 Staging, Bredmar
Common Sandpiper Drillsnäppa 1 Agitated, Bredmar
Fieldfare Björktrast 2 Feeding on football pitch
Eurasian Siskin Grönsiska 6 Presumed family party