18th August 2017

Nets opened at 0415 and closed at 0715 ahead of a band of moderate rain.

Only 7 new birds of 6 species.

Kay put another coat of paint on the Lab door and Chris painted more Tornseglare nest boxes.

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

Wind: South
Strength: Moderate, 4-7 m/s
Temperature: 17
Visibility: Moderate, 4-10 km
Cloud cover: Overcast, 8/8
Precipitation: Moderate rain


Tree Pipit Trädpiplärka 1
Lesser Whitethroat Ärtsångare 2
Whitethroat Törnsångare 1
Garden Warbler Trädgårdsångare 1
Blackcap Svarthätta 1
Yellowhammer Gulsparv 1

of interest

Western Marsh Harrier Brun kärrhök 1 1st cy – migrating
Eurasian Sparrowhawk Sparvhök 1 Foraging
Barred Warbler Höksångare 1 Individually marked – the one caught on 17th