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Landsort Birds Diary!

8th November 2020

2020 November Posted on 08 Nov, 2020 18:27:51

42 birds were ringed this morning. A very late Lesser Whitethroat (Ärtsångare) was seen briefly in the north but not well enough to determine subspecies. Birds seen migrating this morning included: six Scaup (Bergand), eight Red-throated Diver (Smålom), 311 Whooper Swan (Sångsvan), 57 Mute Swan (Knölsvan) 65 Goldeneye (Knipa) and a late Swallow (Ladusvala). A Golden Eagle (Kungsörn) was seen migrating over Torö from Norrudden and also visible from Fyren.

Wind: Northwest to northeast
Strength 2-14m/s
Temperature: 7-10
Visibility: Good
Cloud cover: 0-8/8
Precipitation: None

Ringing day totals:

Waxwing / Sidensvans: 5

Wren / Gärdsmyg: 2

Robin / Rödhake: 2

Blackbird / Koltrast: 2

Bearded Reedling / Skäggmes: 1

Blue Tit / Blåmes: 2

Chaffinch / Bofink: 1

Redpoll / Gråsiska: 25

Bullfinch / Domherre: 1

Yellowhammer / Guksparv: 1

Total: 42



7th November 2020

2020 November Posted on 08 Nov, 2020 17:31:44

52 birds were ringed this morning. Three Little Gull (Dvärgmås), three Smew (Salskrake), a Hen Harrier (Blå kärrhök), 60 Whooper Swans (Sångsvan) and a Parrot Crossbill were seen migrating, while two Bearded Tits (Skäggmes) were in the reedbed at Bredmar.

Wind: Northwest
Strength 4-12m/s
Temperature: 10-12
Visibility: Good
Cloud cover: 4-8/8
Precipitation: None

Ringing day totals:

Waxwing / Sidensvans: 2

Robin / Rödhake: 3

Blackbird / Koltrast: 8

Redwing / Rödvingetrast: 1

Goldcrest / Kungsfågel: 1

Blue Tit / Blåmes: 4

Great Tit / Talgoxe: 1

Chaffinch / Bofink: 1

Redpoll / Gråsiska: 31

Total: 52