18th May 2020

A much calmer day today with all the nets opened at Bredmar. 44 birds were ringed including four Bluethroat (Blåhake), with another two seen down at Fyren this morning. Also seen from the south were four Hobby (Lärkfalk), a Peregrine (Pilgrimsfalk), four Whimbrel (Småspov) and an Icterine Warbler (Härmsångare). A Cuckoo (Gök), a Ring Ouzel (Ringtrast) and a Whinchat (Buskskvätta) were at Norrhamn this afternoon, with the Cuckoo showing particularly well. A Beaver (Bäver) was again seen at Branddammen this morning, having been present for at least a week.

Wind: Nothwest to south
Strength 3-12m/s
Temperature: 6-11
Visibility: Good
Cloud cover: 2-7/8
Precipitation: light showers during afternoon

Ringing day totals:

Thrush Nightingale / Näktergal: 1

Bluthroat / Blåhake: 4

Redstart / Rödstjärt: 6

Whinchat / Buskskvätta: 2

Sedge Warbler / Sävsångare: 1

Lesser Whitethroat / Ärtsångare: 4

Whitethroat / Törnsångare: 1

Garden Warbler / Trädgårdssångare: 1

Blackcap / Svarthätta: 3

Willow Warbler / Lövsångare: 20

Chaffinch / Bofink: 1

Total: 44