16th May 2018

Nets opened at 0345 and closed at 1145 in light winds that were mainly from NW to N but moving round and increasing late in the morning.

A total of 32 new birds of 10 species including the first Reed Warbler (Rörsångare) of the season.

Guided talk given to 8 people from 1130 to 1230.

Afternoon will be spent trimming Alder in the reed beds.

A welcome visit from Hans today.

There will be four at the Obs overnight: Chris, Kay, Chloe & Steve.

Wind: North-west but variable
Strength: Light, 1-3 m/s
Temperature: 16
Visibility: Good, 10-20km
Cloud cover: Almost clear, 1-2/8
Precipitation: Dry


Great Spotted Woodpecker Större hackspett 1
Blackbird Koltrast 1
Reed Warbler Rörsångare 1
Lesser Whitethroat Ärtsångare 4
Whitethroat Törnsångare 2
Garden Warbler Trädgårdsångare 1
Willow Warbler Lövsångare 19
Red-breasted Flycatcher Mindre flugsnappare 1
Red-backed Shrike Törnskata 1
Goldfinch Steglits 1

of interest

Barnacle Goose Vitkindad gås 280 Migrating