12th October 2017

Overnight rain and a strong wind prevented netting until 0830 when 10 sheltered nets were opened until 1100 when further rain caused all netting to be stopped for the day.

A total of 13 new birds of ten species/ sub-species. Among them a late Trädgårdssångare (Garden Warbler), though the latest for the Observatory was on 24th October 2001.

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

Wind: South-west
Strength: Strong, 11-13 m/s
Temperature: 11
Visibility: Moderate, 4-10km. Less in rain
Cloud cover: Overcast, 8/8
Precipitation: Showers and rain


Robin Rödhake 1
Blackbird Koltrast 1
Song Thrush Taltrast 1
Garden Warbler Trädgårdsångare 1
Chiffchaff Gransångare 1
Goldcrest Kungsfågel 2
Blue Tit Blåmes 1
Chaffinch Bofink 1
Redpol flammea Gråsiska 2
Redpoll cabaret Gråsiska 2

of interest
Barnacle Goose Vitkindad gås 160 Migrating SW low over the Obs