15th April 2019

Newt (vattenödla) have been seen in the reedbed pools this morning.

It was clear overnight so a crisp and frosty start to the morning, becoming warmer from midday. There was a some vismig as white wagtail (Sädesärla) were observed from the lighthouse coming in off the sea and also going over the Observatory. Three snipe (Enkelbeckasin) were on the beach at Saltmar.

17 birds ringed: Robin/Röhake 7, Dunnock/Järnsparv 2, Mistle Thrush/Dubbeltrast 2, Reed Bunting/Sävsparv 2, Blackbird/Koltrast 1, Chaffinch/Bofink 1, Chiffchaff/Gransångare 1, Song Thrush/Taltrast 1.

Wind: Northeasterly
Strength: 4-6 m/s
Temperature: low of -2°C to 4°C
Visibility: Good
Cloud cover: 0/8
Precipitation: None

Two at the Observatory tonight, Matt and Liam.