Overnight rain delayed opening of nets until 0600 with a couple of light showers in the first part of the session before it cleared to some sunshine by the time netting finished at 1100.
A total of 37 new birds of 11 species including an Ortolan Bunting (Ortolansparv), the first ever caught at the Obs in the autumn period, with most (30) caught in May and just one in June. This is the second for the year, the first being on 1st May.
Mikael headed north as soon as the early rain cleared, reporting more ducks and waders than expected, but fewer passerines.
Some nets replaced today.
Mikael left on the late ferry to give just two at the Obs overnight: Chris & Kay.
|Strength:||Light, 2-3 m/s|
|Cloud cover:||Cloudy, 6-7/8|
|Precipitation:||Largely dry with light shower|