22nd October 2017

Nets opened at 0645 and closed at 1230 with 113 new birds of 14 species/ sub-species ringed by Caroline.

The ‘crew’ spent the morning in the south migrating watching before most left the island in the early afternoon with Janne and Pelle leaving on the 1730 ferry to give just two at the OBs overnight: Chris & Kay.

Wind: South-east
Strength: Strong, 8-13 m/s increasing
Temperature: 11
Visibility: Good, 10-20km
Cloud cover: Partly cloudy, 3-5/8
Precipitation: Dry


Wren Gärdsmyg 3
Robin Rödhake 8
Blackbird Koltrast 3
Song Thrush Taltrast 1
Goldcrest Kungsfågel 19
Great Tit Talgoxe 1
Treecreeper Trädkrypare 3
Chaffinch Bofink 3
Greenfinch Grönfink 6
Siskin Grönsiska 1
Redpoll Gråsiska 58
Gråsiska 5
Redpoll cabaret Gråsiska 1
Bullfinch Domherre 1

of interest

Eurasian Sparrowhawk Sparvhök 5 Migrating
Purple Sandpiper Skärsnäppa 3 Migrating SW
Black-legged Kittiwake Tretåig mås 1 Juvenile, Migrating SW
Short-eared Owl Jorduggla 1 Migrating
Twite Vinterhämpling 20 Staging – approximate number
Parrot Crossbill Större korsnäbb 2 Migration attmept