30th September 2017

At Bredmar nets opened at 0600 and closed at 1300 with 475 new birds of 14 species, the best day so far this year and a welcome boost to the September totals.

These totals were further boosted at SUDD where nets were opened at 0600 and closed at 1100 with a further 173 new birds of 13 species, giving a fantastic total of 648 birds of 18 species.

Overall, the total of 648 for the day was the 3rd highest day catch in the history of the Observatory

Catches were dominated by Rödhake (Robin) and Kungsfågel (Goldcrest) though a total of 28 Järnsparv (Dunnock) was the best day capture for the Observatory.

There will be seven at the Obs tonight: Chris, Kay, Liam, Mats, Håken, Fredrik & Janne.

Wind: South-east
Strength: Moderate, 4-7 m/s
Temperature: 15
Visibility: Good, 10-20km
Cloud cover: Almost clear, 1-2/8
Precipitation: Dry


Wren Gärdsmyg 5
Dunnock Järnsparv 26
Robin Rödhake 127
Redstart Rödstjärt 1
Blackbird Koltrast 1
Song Thrush Taltrast 2
Lesser Whitethroat Ärtsångare 1
Blackcap Svarthätta 1
Chiffchaff Gransångare 6
Willow Warbler Lövsångare 2
Goldcrest Kungsfågel 295
Blue Tit Blåmes 1
Chaffinch Bofink 3
Redpoll Gråsiska 4


Sparrowhawk Sparvhök 1
Dunnock Järnsparv 2
Robin Rödhake 52
Blackcap Svarthätta 1
Chiffchaff Gransångare 3
Willow Warbler Lövsångare 2
Goldcrest Kungsfågel 104
Red-breasted Flycatcher Mindre flugsnappare 1
Blue Tit Blåmes 1
Great Tit Talgoxe 2
Tree Sparrow Pilfink 1
Chaffinch Bofink 2
Redpoll Gråsiska 1

of interest

Barnacle Goose Vitkindad gås 75 Migrating SW
Peregrine Falcon Pilgrimsfalk 1 1cy female – migrating SW
Red-throated Pipit Rödstrupig piplärka 1 Staging in north
Yellow Wagtail Gulärla 2 Staging, south
Northern Wheatear Stenskvätta 3 Staging, south
Red-breasted Flycatcher Mindre flugsnappare 2 Staging, south
Eurasian Jay Nötskrika 8 Staging, south
Common Chaffinch Bofink 1100 Migrating SW