23rd July 2017

All nets opened at 0345 in almost calm conditions, with the wind increasing slightly through the morning. Some nets closed at 1100 with the rest closed at 1145.

A total of 16 new birds of 10 species including the first fledged Rosenfink (Rosefinch) of the year.

A guiding to 6 adults given at 1130 until 1300.

Bosse & Janne spent time on the cliffs at Bredmar before heading off to Jutvik & Saltmar – another quiet morning for wader migration!!!

Bosse leaves on the late ferry so there will be three at the Obs tonight: Chris, Kay & Janne.

Wind: North-east
Strength: Light, increasing: 1-3 m/s
Temperature: 19
Visibility: Good, 10-20 km
Cloud cover: Partly cloudy, 3-5/8
Precipitation: Dry


White Wagtail Sädesärla 2
Wren Gärdsmyg 1
Robin Rödhake 1
Thrush Nightingale Näktergal 1
Blackbird Koltrast 1
Lesser Whitethroat Ärtsångare 1
Willow Warbler Lövsångare 4
Greenfinch Grönfink 3
Scarlet Rosefinch Rosenfink 1
Yellowhammer Gulsparv 1

of interest

Red Knot Kustsnäppa 44 Migrating SW
Bar-tailed Godwit Myrspov 73 Migrating SW
Whimbrel Småspov 6 Staging
Common Greenshank Gluttsnäppa 1 Staging
Common Swift Tornseglare 15 Flying over Obs, feeding & visiting nest boxes
European Green Woodpecker Gröngöling 2 1cy birds, flying overhead