28th April 2018

Nets opened at 0400 and closed at 1100 with the wind decreasing through the morning. Another quiet day for ringing, with only 20 new birds of 10 species, but these included the seasons first Redstart (Rödstjärt) and a nice selection of migrants.

Observations are still going on in the north and at SUDD, so an update on any notable sightings will be included later.

There will be ten at the Obs overnight; Chris, Kay, Lena, Bosse, Janne, Niklas, Raul, Caroline, Bjorn and Peder.

Wind: South-west
Strength: Moderate, 4-7 m/s decreasing
Temperature: 7
Visibility: Almost clear, 1-2/8
Cloud cover: Cloudy, 6-7/8
Precipitation: Dry


Robin Rödhake 1
Redstart Rödstjärt 1
Blackbird Koltrast 1
Song Thrush Taltrast 2
Lesser Whitethroat Ärtsångare 6
Blackcap Svarthätta 1
Chiffchaff Gransångare 3
Willow Warbler Lövsångare 3
Pied Flycatcher Svartvit flugsnappare 1
Chaffinch Bofink 1

of interest

Eurasian Wigeon Bläsand 15 Migrating. Norrudden
Common Scoter Sjöorre 1,100 Migrating SUDD
Black Scoter Amerikansk sjöorre 1 Migrating with Sjöorre
Red-necked Grebe Gråhakedopping 1 Migrating SUDD
Horned Grebe Svarthakedopping 2 In pair, Norrhamn
Eurasian Hobby Lärkfalk 2 Migrating
Eurasian Oystercatcher Strandskata 50 Migrating, Norrudden
Purple Sandpiper Skärsnäppa 1 SUDD
Bar-tailed Godwit Myrspov 3 Migrating NE, Norrudden
Ruddy Turnstone Roskarl 2 Migrating NE, Norrudden
Long-eared Owl Hornuggla 1 In off the sea, SUDD
European Green Woodpecker Gröngöling 1 Saltmar, call
Black Redstart Svart rödstjärt 1 Norrudden
Common Redstart Rödstjärt 1 Male, staging. Norrudden
Northern Wheatear Stenskvätta 2 Bredmar. In pair
Ring Ouzel Ringtrast 1 Staging, village
Lesser Whitethroat Ärtsångare 25 Norrudden
Willow Warbler Lövsångare 15 Norrudden
Rook Råka 4 SUDD
Carrion Crow Kråka 1 SUDD
Twite Vinterhämpling 5 Migrating N, Norrudden