17th April 2018

All nets opened at 0445 and closed at 1200, with 244 new birds of 13 species to continue the excellent spring so far.

Though mostly Robin (Rödhake) good numbers of thrush were also caught, including an adult female Blackbird (Koltrast) that had a ring from the Netherlands on it. This is the 4th non-Landosrt ringed bird we have caught so far this April, the others being: Chiffchaff (Gransångare) – Norway, Robin (Rödhake) – Poland and a Goldcrest (Kungsfågel) ringed somewhere in Sweden.

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

Wind: West
Strength: Moderate, 4-7 m/s
Temperature: 5
Visibility: Moderate, 4-10km
Cloud cover: Partly Cloudy, 3-5/8
Precipitation: Dry


White Wagtail Sädesärla 1
Wren Gärdsmyg 2
Dunnock Järnsparv 1
Robin Rödhake 191
Blackbird Koltrast 7
Song Thrush Taltrast 12
Redwing Rödvingetrast 7
Lesser Whitethroat Ärtsångare 1
Chiffchaff Gransångare 7
Goldcrest Kungsfågel 9
Marsh Tit Entita 1
Chaffinch Bofink 3
Siskin Grönsiska 2

of interest

Common Teal Kricka 4
Western Marsh Harrier Brun kärrhök 1 Migrating
Eurasian Woodcock Morkulla 1 Staging