17th August 2017

All nets opened at 0415 and closed at 1100, with a very quiet mornings ringing saved only at the last minutes by a Höksångare (Barred Warbler). Just 18 new birds of 9 species.

Kay painted the door to the Lab this morning, more coats to do later.

Hans arrived for the day in late morning.

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

Wind: West, backing SW
Strength: Light, 1-3 m/s
Temperature: 19
Visibility: Good, 10-20km
Cloud cover: Almost clear, 1-2/8
Precipitation: Dry


Barred Warbler Höksångare 1
Lesser Whitethroat Ärtsångare 7
Whitethroat Törnsångare 1
Blackcap Svarthätta 1
Willow Warbler Lövsångare 2
Pied Flycatcher Svartvit flugsnappare 2
Red-backed Shrike Törnskata 1
Tree Sparrow Pilfink 1
Greenfinch Grönfink 2

of interest
Eurasian Sparrowhawk Sparvhök 4 2 males & 2 females – foraging
Eurasian Wryneck Göktyta 1 Re-trapped
Thrush Nightingale Näktergal 1 Re-trapped