1st September 2017

Very strong winds overnight delayed opening of nets until 0600, with just 10 opened to start with but more opened as the wind eased through the morning and moved to the SW. All nets closed at 1100.

A total of 39 new birds of 9 species was an improvement on recent days.

There will be four, possibly five at the Obs tonight: Chris, Kay, Sorcha, Bosse and maybe Janne but as usual he is keeping us guessing!!!!

Wind: North-west, backing SW
Strength: Strong, 8-13 m/s, easing to 5-6
Temperature: 16
Visibility: Good, 10-20 km
Cloud cover: Partly cloudy, 3-5/8
Precipitation: Dry

Icterine Warbler Härmsångare 1
Lesser Whitethroat Ärtsångare 1
Whitethroat Törnsångare 1
Blackcap Svarthätta 3
Willow Warbler Lövsångare 22
Goldcrest Kungsfågel 2
Red-backed Shrike Törnskata 2
Tree Sparrow Pilfink 6
Yellowhammer Gulsparv 1

of interest
Eurasian Sparrowhawk Sparvhök 1 Foraging
Common Greenshank Gluttsnäppa 1 Call
Common Swift Tornseglare 2 Migrating
Barn Swallow Ladusvala 100 Staging
Common House Martin Hussvala 4 Staging