21st May 2020

84 birds were ringed this morning including the first Red-breasted Flycatcher (Mindre flugsnappare) of the year. There was one foreign control – a Spanish-ringed Garden Warbler (Trädgårdssångare). The first Marsh Warbler (Kärrsångare) of the year was in bushes east of the lighthouse this morning. Also present at the south were: three Rosefinch (Rosenfink), one Bluethroat (Blåhake), one Red-breasted Flycatcher (Mindre flugsnappare), three Whinchat (Buskskvätta), eight Yellow Wagtail (Gulärla), four Tree Pipit (Trädpiplärka) and a Swift (Tornseglare). A Cuckoo (Gök) and four Whinchat (Buskskvätta) were at Saltmar this afternoon.   

Wind: Variable
Strength 2-6m/s
Temperature: 6-11
Visibility: Good
Cloud cover: 0-3/8
Precipitation: None

Ringing day totals:

White Wagtail / Sädesärla: 1

Robin / Rödhake: 1

Thrush Nightingale / Näktergal: 1

Bluthroat / Blåhake: 6

Redstart / Rödstjärt: 6

Wheatear / Stenskvätta: 1

Icterine Warbler / Härmsångare: 4

Lesser Whitethroat / Ärtsångare: 29

Whitethroat / Törnsångare: 11

Garden Warbler / Trädgårdssångare: 2

Willow Warbler / Lövsångare: 19

Red-breasted Flycatcher / Mindre flugsnappare: 1

Red-backed Shrike / Törnskata: 2

Linnet / Hämpling: 1

Total: 84