19th September 2017

Nets opened at 0530 with the presence of rain showers either side of the island, but leaving the ringing area dry. Nets closed at 1200, with rain arriving at 1300.

A good morning, though not over busy, with 129 new birds of 13 species, the best being a Sävsångare (Sedge Warbler).

The Fjällvråk (Rough-legged Buzzard) from yesterday was present in the Bredmar area all morning.

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

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


Wren Gärdsmyg 1
Dunnock Järnsparv 3
Robin Rödhake 21
Song Thrush Taltrast 1
Sedge Warbler Sävsångare 1
Lesser Whitethroat Ärtsångare 5
Blackcap Svarthätta 6
Chiffchaff Gransångare 5
Willow Warbler Lövsångare 8
Goldcrest Kungsfågel 75
Blue Tit Blåmes 1
Great Tit Talgoxe 1
Chaffinch Bofink 1

of interest

White-tailed Eagle Havsörn 2 Flying overhead
Eurasian Sparrowhawk Sparvhök 5 Migrating
Rough-legged Buzzard Fjällvråk 1 Staging
Common Snipe Enkelbeckasin 1 Staging
Eurasian Siskin Grönsiska 40 Migrating