21st April 2020

Another extremely calm day with very little wind. 87 birds were ringed this morning including a Firecrest (Brandkronad kungsfågel) and the first Tree Sparrow (Pilfink) of the year. On migration watch from Fyren this morning were: two Tufted Duck (Vigg), two Red-necked Grebe, two Short-eared Owls (Jorduggla), 30 Curlew (Storspov) and one Whimbrel (Småspov). A Ring Ouzel (Ringtrast) and a Short-eared Owl (Jorduggla) were at Bredmar first thing, where later on the first Queen of Spain Fritillary (Storfläckig pärlemorfjäril) of the year was seen.  

Wind: Northwest to southeast
Strength 1-8 m/s
Temperature: 5-11
Visibility: Good
Cloud cover: 0-2/8
Precipitation: None

Ringing day totals:

Robin / Rödhake: 50

Blackbird / Koltrast: 1

Song Thrush / Taltrast: 3

Redwing / Rödvingetrast: 5

Chiffchaff / Gransångare: 7

Goldcrest / Kungsfågel: 9

Firecrest / Brandkronad kungsfågel: 1

Blue Tit / Blåmes: 1

Tree Sparrow / Pilfink: 1

Linnet / Hämpling: 1

Reed Bunting/ Sävsparv: 2

Total: 81