26th August 2017

At Bredmar, most nets opened at 0445 and the rest opened an hour later as the wind decreased slightly. All nets closed at 1100 with 37 new birds of 16 species, including another Härmsångare (Icterine Warbler) and two Gök (Common Cuckoo), the first time two have been caught on one day at the Obs.

At SUDD Liam had 8 nets open from 0500 until 1045 with 20 new birds of 10 species including the first Trädkrypare (Treecreeper) of the autumn.

Overall, 57 new birds of 19 species.

Mikael was a no-show last night, so there were just 4 at the Obs last night. Liam leaves this afternoon to give three at the Obs overnight: Chris, Kay & Pelle.

Wind: North-west
Strength: Moderate, 4-7 m/s
Temperature: 15
Visibility: Good, 10-20km
Cloud cover: Cloudy, 6-7/8
Precipitation: Dry


Cuckoo Gök 2
Great Spotted Woodpecker Större hackspett 1
Tree Pipit Trädpiplärka 1
Redstart Rödstjärt 1
Whinchat Buskvätta 1
Blackbird Koltrast 1
Sedge Warbler Sävsångare 1
Icterine Warbler Härmsångare 1
Lesser Whitethroat Ärtsångare 2
Whitethroat Törnsångare 1
Blackcap Svarthätta 2
Willow Warbler Lövsångare 9
Spotted Flycatcher Grå flugsnappare 10
Red-backed Shrike Törnskata 1
Tree Sparrow Pilfink 1
Greenfinch Grönfink 2
Redstart Rödstjärt 1
Blackbird Koltrast 1
Lesser Whitethroat Ärtsångare 2
Garden Warbler Trädgårdsångare 1
Blackcap Svarthätta 1
Willow Warbler Lövsångare 10
Great Tit Talgoxe 1
Treecreeper Trädkrypare 1
Red-backed Shrike Törnskata 1
Tree Sparrow Pilfink 1

of interest
Black Kite Brun glada 1 Migrating S
White-tailed Eagle Havsörn 1 SUDD – flying overhead
Eurasian Sparrowhawk Sparvhök 5 SUDD – migrating S
Osprey Fiskgjuse 1 Migrating
Common Kestrel Tornfalk 1 SUDD – migrating S
Eurasian Oystercatcher Strandskata 3 SUDD – migrating S
Dunlin Kärrsnäppa 10 SUDD – migrating S
Eurasian Woodcock Morkulla 1 Staging, Bredmar pond
Common Swift Tornseglare 2 Migrating S
Yellow Wagtail Gulärla 1 Staging
Common Crossbill Mindre korsnäbb 5 SUDD – migrating S