1st July 2018

Limited nets opened at 0530 due to strong wind. Nets closed at 1145. A total of 11 new birds of 8 species including a male Common Crossbill (Mindre korsnäbb), the 10th caught at the Obs, the first ever in July.

A guided talk given to three people from 1130 until 1315.

Kay has painted the window surrounds in the hall and the boarding under the window in room 4. All grass on paths and along netting areas trimmed this afternoon.

A report on the work of the Observatory in June is available on the website: http://www.landsort-birds.se/wp-content/uploads/2018/06/website_-_June_2018.pdf

A report on the monitoring of nest boxes in 2018 is also available: http://www.landsort-birds.se/wp-content/uploads/2018/06/Nest_box_report_2018.pdf

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

Wind: North-east
Strength: Strong, 8-13 m/s
Temperature: 19
Visibility: Good, 10-20km
Cloud cover: Almost clear, 1-2/8
Precipitation: Dry


Thrush Nightingale Näktergal 2
Wheatear Stenskvätta 1
Lesser Whitethroat Ärtsångare 1
Garden Warbler Trädgårdsångare 2
Great Tit Talgoxe 2
Tree Sparrow Pilfink 1
Chaffinch Bofink 1
Crossbill Mindre korsnäbb 1

of interest

Green Sandpiper Skogssnäppa 2 Staging
Common Crossbill Mindre korsnäbb 3 Migrating South