16th July

28 nets opened at 0415 and the remaining two opened a little later as the wind decreased slightly.

A total of 14 new birds of 9 species including the first young Härmsångare (Icterine Warbler) of the season.

A guided talk given to seven adults and one young person.

There will be three at the Obs overnight: Chris, Kay & Mark.

Wind: South-west
Strength: Strong, 8-13 m/s
Temperature: 17
Visibility: Good, 10-20 km
Cloud cover: Partly cloudy, 3-5/8
Precipitation: Dry


Robin Rödhake 1
Song Thrush Taltrast 2
Icterine Warbler Härmsångare 1
Lesser Whitethroat Ärtsångare 2
Blackcap Svarthätta 2
Willow Warbler Lövsångare 2
Great Tit Talgoxe 1
Chaffinch Bofink 1
Greenfinch Grönfink 2
of interest
Whimbrel Småspov 10 Migrating SW
Common Greenshank Gluttsnäppa 14 Migrating SW
Common Swift Tornseglare 30 Feeding over Obs