4th August 2017

21 nets opened at 0600 after overnight rain, but strong wind restricted the number of nets we could open. By the time nets closed at 1100 onlt 17 were opened. Only 9 new birds of 5 species.

Bosse was out early migration watching with not a lot seen.

Svante, a re-joining member arrived this morning to stay overnight.

There will be six at the Obs overnight: Chris, Kay, Bosse, Lean, Oscar and Svante.

Wind: West
Strength: Strong, 8-13 m/s
Temperature: 17
Visibility: Good, 10-20km
Cloud cover: Cloudy, 6-7/8
Precipitation: Dry


Blackbird Koltrast 1
Lesser Whitethroat Ärtsångare 4
Willow Warbler Lövsångare 2
Red-backed Shrike Törnskata 1
Yellowhammer Gulsparv 1

of interest
White-tailed Eagle Havsörn 1 Flying overhead
Eurasian Oystercatcher Strandskata 71 Migrating SW
Common Cuckoo Gök 1 Staging
Eurasian Wryneck Göktyta 1 Individually marked