9th July 2017

All nets opened at 0415 in calm and overcast conditions, that remained that way until 1000 when sun appeared briefly. Some nets closed at 1100 and the rest at 1145.

A total of 17 new birds of 9 species, including the first fledglings for Rödhake (Robin) and Trädgårdssangåre (Garden Warbler).

A guided talk given to 4 people at 1130 until 1300.

Two of the Tornseglare boxes are regularly occupied, with a pair present in one of them throughout the morning and afternoon, with a single bird in the other. A total of 4 of the seven boxes have been entered by birds now.

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

Wind strength: Calm, <1 m/s
Temperature: 17
Visibility: Moderate, 4-10km
Cloud Cover: Overcast, 8/8
Precipitation: Dry

Robin Rödhake 2
Thrush Nightingale Näktergal 1
Wheatear Stenskvätta 1
Lesser Whitethroat Ärtsångare 5
Whitethroat Törnsångare 2
Garden Warbler Trädgårdsångare 1
Wood Warbler Grönsångare 1
Spotted Flycatcher Grå flugsnappare 1
Great Tit Talgoxe 3

of interest

Grey Heron Gråhäger 6 Migrating SW
Grey Heron Gråhäger 2 Staging, Bredmar
Common Snipe Enkelbeckasin 1 Bredmar
Whimbrel Småspov 10 Staging
Eurasian Curlew Storspov 1 Heard
Green Sandpiper Skogssnäppa 2 Staging, Bredmar
Common Greenshank Gluttsnäppa 2 Migrating SW
Common Swift Tornseglare 50 Foraging, Bredmar