13th October 2017

Gusts in excess of 20 m/s early in the morning restricted net opening to a few sheltered nets with netting starting at 0645 and finishing at 1230 with 39 new birds of 14 species/ sub-species.

Despite a very quiet start to October, the total for the year is now over 8,000 birds: only the 5th year that this figure has been reached by mid-October.

There will be five at the Obs overnight: Chris, Kay, Liam, Ebba and Mattias.

Wind: North-west
Strength: Very strong, 14-19 m/s slowly decreasing
Temperature: 11
Visibility: Good, 10-20km
Cloud cover: Overcast, 8/8
Precipitation: Dry


Wren Gärdsmyg 2
Dunnock Järnsparv 1
Robin Rödhake 2
Blackbird Koltrast 1
Goldcrest Kungsfågel 5
Blue Tit Blåmes 2
Great Tit Talgoxe 5
Treecreeper Trädkrypare 1
Chaffinch Bofink 3
Greenfinch Grönfink 2
Siskin Grönsiska 1
Redpoll Gråsiska 2
Redpol flammea Gråsiska 8
Redpoll cabaret Gråsiska 4