16th August 2017

All nets opened at 0415 in a strong SE wind that decreased and went S during the morning. All nets closed at 1030 with a light shower preceding forecast heavier rain – yet to arrive!!!!

Another quiet morning with just 12 new birds of 6 species with only five warblers caught, though a Härmsångare (Icterine Warbler) was pleasing to catch.

A guiding is planned for 1130.

There will be just 2 at the Obs overnight: Chris & Kay.

Wind: South-east becoming S
Strength: Strong, 9-11 m/s, dropping 5-6m/s
Temperature: 17
Visibility: Good, 10-20km
Cloud cover: Overcast 8/8
Precipitation: Dry with rain arriving afternoon

Sedge Warbler Sävsångare 1
Icterine Warbler Härmsångare 1
Lesser Whitethroat Ärtsångare 2
Blackcap Svarthätta 1
Tree Sparrow Pilfink 3
Greenfinch Grönfink 4

of interest

Eurasian Hobby Lärkfalk 1 Migrating S
Common Swift Tornseglare 50 Migrating S