7th May 2018

Nets opened at 0345 and closed at 1230 after two guided talks given.

A total of 30 new birds of 7 species including the first Linnet (Hämpling) of the season, taking the total for the year to over 2,000 new birds.

Guided talks given to two groups, totalling 33 adults.

First Swift (Tornseglare) of the year reported by Lasse.

Lasse leaves the island today, giving just three at the Obs: Chris, Kay & Chloe.


Strength: Moderate, 4-7 m/s
Temperature: 8
Visibility: Good, 10-20km
Cloud cover: Almost clear, 1-2/8
Precipitation: Dry


Redstart Rödstjärt 6
Wheatear Stenskvätta 1
Lesser Whitethroat Ärtsångare 7
Whitethroat Törnsångare 1
Blackcap Svarthätta 3
Willow Warbler Lövsångare 11
Linnet Hämpling 1