3rd July 2017

Due to the strong winds there was restricted net opening, with just 14 nets opened at 0415, reducing to just 11 by the time netting finished at 1100 as the wind increased to very strong, gusting to 14 m/s.

Only 11 new birds caught, of 9 species.

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

Wind: South-west
Wind strength: Strong, 8-13 m/s increasing
Temperature: 15
Visibility: Good, 10-20km
Cloud Cover: Almost clear, 1-2/8
Precipitation: Dry


Wheatear Stenskvätta 1
Lesser Whitethroat Ärtsångare 2
Blackcap Svarthätta 1
Chiffchaff Gransångare 1
Willow Warbler Lövsångare 1
Blue Tit Blåmes 2
Nuthatch Nötväcka 1
Scarlet Rosefinch Rosenfink 1
Yellowhammer Gulsparv 1

of interest

Common Greenshank Gluttsnäppa 2 Flying overhead
Parasitic Skua Kustlabb 1 Flying past Obs – dark-phase