6th July 2017

28 nets opened at 0415 and closed at 1100, with 26 new birds of 16 species including the first fledged Näktergal (Thrush Nightingale) of the year.

Otherwise quiet for birds though five Mindre körsnäbb (Common Crossbill) were observed feeding in the tree just north of the Obs.

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

Wind: North-west, backing SW and dropping
Wind strength: Moderate, 4-7 m/s
Temperature: 16
Visibility: Good, 10-20km
Cloud Cover: Clear, 0/8
Precipitation: Dry


White Wagtail Sädesärla 1
Wren Gärdsmyg 1
Robin Rödhake 1
Thrush Nightingale Näktergal 2
Blackbird Koltrast 3
Song Thrush Taltrast 1
Reed Warbler Rörsångare 1
Lesser Whitethroat Ärtsångare 2
Whitethroat Törnsångare 5
Garden Warbler Trädgårdsångare 1
Blackcap Svarthätta 2
Blue Tit Blåmes 1
Great Tit Talgoxe 1
Nuthatch Nötväcka 1
Linnet Hämpling 1
Yellowhammer Gulsparv 2

of interest

Whimbrel Småspov 1 Staging, Bredmar
Common Greenshank Gluttsnäppa 1 Flying overhead
Common Swift Tornseglare 5 Three nest boxes have now had birds inside
Common Crossbill Mindre körsnäbb 5 Feeding, Bredmar