7th July 2017

All nets opened at 0415 in light winds that increased only slightly as the morning progressed. Some nets closed at 1100 with the rest closed at 1145. A total of 21 new birds of 12 species.

A booked guided talk to 3 adults and 4 children given at 1130.

Afternoon will be spent trimming the grass on paths and net rides.

Göran arrived on the last ferry yesterday and stayed overnight to give three at the Obs last night. He leaves on the afternoon ferry today, so there will be just Chris & Kay overnight.

Wind: South-west
Wind strength: Light, 1-3 m/s
Temperature: 16
Visibility: Very good, >20km
Cloud Cover: Partly cloudy, 3-5/8
Precipitation: Dry


House Martin Hussvala 1
Lesser Whitethroat Ärtsångare 2
Whitethroat Törnsångare 4
Blackcap Svarthätta 1
Willow Warbler Lövsångare 1
Spotted Flycatcher Grå flugsnappare 1
Blue Tit Blåmes 3
Great Tit Talgoxe 2
Siskin Grönsiska 1
Linnet Hämpling 2
Yellowhammer Gulsparv 2
Reed Bunting Sävsparv 1

of interest

Grey Heron Gråhäger 6 Staging, Bredmar
Whimbrel Småspov 1 Heard
Green Sandpiper Skogssnäppa 2 Staging, Bredmar
Common Greenshank Gluttsnäppa 1 Flying overhead
Common Sandpiper Drillsnäppa 1 Agitated, Bredmar
Common Swift Tornseglare 4 Including three in nest boxes