13th May 2019

The day started with dense cloud cover but
eventually the sun broke through. The Serin (Gulhämpling)
was still present in the
lighthouse area but is very mobile, a good variety of other migrants were also
observed around the south including Bluethroat (Blåhake), Wryneck (Göktyta)
and Whinchat (Buskvätta) as well as the first Common Swift (Tornseglare) of
the year migrating north.

127 birds were ringed this morning, the
second highest day total this year. The most numerous species was Willow
with 77 ringed, the first Bluethroat (Blåhake) of the season was also ringed.

There will be two at the obs
tonight: Matt and Espen.

Wind: Easterly
Strength: 2-8 m/s
Temperature: 5-15
Visibility: Good
Cloud cover: 3-8/8
Precipitation: None

Ringing day totals:

Wren / Gärdsmyg: 1

Robin / Rödhake: 1

Bluethroat / Blåhake: 1

Redstart / Rödstjärt: 6

Lesser Whitethroat / Ärtsångare: 26

Whitethroat / Törnsångare: 1

Chiffchaff / Gransångare:

Willow Warbler / Lövsångare: 77

Pied Flycatcher / Svartvit flugsnappare: 2

Starling / Stare: 1

Chaffinch / Bofink: 2

Total: 127