8th July 2017

All nets opened at 0415 and closed at 1100 with just 7 new birds of 6 species, including the first Björktrast (Fieldfare) young of the year.

A very quiet day for birds despite good netting conditions.

There will be just Chris & Kay at the obs tonight.

Wind: South-west backing South
Wind strength: Light, 1-3 m/s decreasing to calm
Temperature: 14
Visibility: Moderate 4-10 km, becoming hazy
Cloud Cover: Overcast, 8/8
Precipitation: Dry


Fieldfare Björktrast 1
Lesser Whitethroat Ärtsångare 2
Whitethroat Törnsångare 1
Great Tit Talgoxe 1
Chaffinch Bofink 1
Greenfinch Grönfink 1
of interest
Common Snipe Enkelbeckasin 1 Flushed from football pitch
Whimbrel Småspov 7 Staging, Bredmar
Eurasian Curlew Storspov 1 Heard
Green Sandpiper Skogssnäppa 1 Staging, Bredmar
Common Sandpiper Drillsnäppa 1 Heard
Common Swift Tornseglare 11 Feeding
Eurasian Wryneck Göktyta 1 Heard, Bredmar