47 birds were ringed today including a Yellow Wagtail (Gulärla), the 25th ringed on Landsort. A juvenile Honey Buzzard (Bivråk) flew south late morning and a large number of Sparrowhawk (Sparvhök) were present throughout the island.
Wind: North Strength: 5-14m/s Temperature: 12-15 Visibility: Good Cloud cover: 5-8/8 Precipitation: None
The morning started overcast with a strong northerly breeze, remaining quite dull until after dawn. During the morning there was some vismig, going south were four Trädpiplärka/tree pipit, two Ängspiplärka/meadow pipit and three Gulärla/yellow wagtail. There were calls throughout the morning of Större strandpipare/ringed plover going south offshore and six Gluttsnäppa/greenshank went over.
There was a flock of Mindre korsnäbb/common crossbill feeding in the birches on the west coast.
Wind: North to southwest
Visibility: Very good
Cloud cover: 8-3/8
Precipitation: None, there has been 26mm precipitation during the last 24hrs
A breezy start to the morning becoming windier after dawn and the nets were closed due to the rain arriving earlier than forecast. There was very little visible migration but Lövsångare/willow warbler were moving through the bushes after daybreak and the first Björktrast/fieldfare of the autumn was ringed.
Wind: East to southeast
Visibility: Moderate to very good
Cloud cover: 6-8/8
A quiet and still start to the morning quickly changed into a bustle of activity in the bushes around the Fågelstation as the Lövsångare/willow warbler started to move just after 6am. The first Blåhake/bluethroat of the autumn, a juvenile, was ringed.
Highlights during seawatch from the lighthouse were 76 Bläsand/wigeon, 3 Årta/garganey, 3 Gråhakedopping/red-necked grebe and 366 Storskarv/cormorant going southwest.
Wind: East to northeast
Visibility: Very good
Cloud cover: 6-3/8
Precipitation: 0,9mm between 1am and 2am
A much calmer start and all nets were opened this morning. The largest catch of the autumn season so far with 70 birds, the most numerous being Willow Warbler (Lövsångare) with 27 ringed. A Cuckoo (Gök) was present around Fågelstationen during the morning and an Osprey (Fiskgjuse) flew south.
Wind: Northwest to northeast Strength: 1-10m/s Temperature: 14-18 Visibility: Good Cloud cover: 3-7/8 Precipitation: None
Frustratingly, strong south-westerly winds prevented us openening any nets again this morning, the wind dropped off a bit throughout the day. A good number of Sparrowhawk (Sparvhök) were migrating south this morning and an Osprey (Fiskgjuse) migrated southwest over Bredmar.
Wind: Northwest to southwest Strength: 6-11m/s Temperature: 14-19 Visibility: Good Cloud cover: 3-6/8 Precipitation: None
The first rain of the month fell this morning although only a few brief showers, the wind was also much stronger than it has been recently. 12 birds were ringed including a Great Spotted Woodpecker (Större hackspett) and a Marsh Tit (Entita).
Wind: Southeast to southwest Strength 2-14m/s Temperature: 20-22 Visibility: Good Cloud cover: 3-8/8 Precipitation: Showers early
18 birds were ringed this morning including two Tree Pipit (Trödpiplärka). Reasonable duck and wader passage occurred today with over 100 each of Teal (Kricka) and Dunlin (Kärrsnäppa) migrating southwest with smaller numbers of Pintail (Stjärtand), Wigeon (Bläsand) and Shoveler (Skedand), Bar-tailed Godwit (Myrspov), Grey Plover (Kustpipare), Ringed Plover (Större strandpipare) as well as a Shelduck (Gravand). A Wood Warbler (Grönsångare) was at Södra Udden.
Wind: Southeast to southwest Strength 3-7m/s Temperature: 20-22 Visibility: Good Cloud cover: 3-8/8 Precipitation: None
30 birds were ringed this morning including two Whinchat (Buskskvätta). Highlights from Bredmarbunkern this morning included 286 Oystercatcher (Strandskata), 12 Pintail (Stjärtand), 27 Shoveler (Skedand) and a Gargeney (Årta).
Wind: South to southeast Strength 1-7m/s Temperature: 19-23 Visibility: Good Cloud cover: 1-5/8 Precipitation: None
Another warm and sunny day. 21 birds were ringed. Three Nutcracker (Nötkråka) flew down to Södra Udden this morning and then returned to the north, where they were seen flying over Bredmar. A Short-eared Owl (Jorduggla) circled north over Fågelstationen late morning.
Wind: Southeast to south Strength 6-8m/s Temperature: 20-22 Visibility: Good Cloud cover: 0-3/8 Precipitation: None
19 birds were ringed today including a Grasshopper Warbler (Gräshoppsångare). A Fieldfare (Björktrast) flew over Fågelstationen and was then seen at Södra Udden. A Great Crested Grebe (Skäggdopping) and four Red-necked Grebe (Gråhakedopping) were highlights from Södra Udden this morning, where there were also a number of passerine migrants staging.
29 birds were ringed this morning including the first Goldcrest (Kungsfågel) of the autumn and a Sedge Warbler (Sävsångare). A Two-barred Crossbill (Bändelkorsnäbb) was present south of Fågelstationen briefly this morning and an Osprey (Fiskgjuse) flew south. A Hobby (Lärkfalk) was seen several times and a Camberwell Beauty (Sorgmantel) was seen by Södra Lunden.
Wind: Northwest to southeast Strength 3-9m/s Temperature: 19-23 Visibility: Good Cloud cover: 0-3/8 Precipitation: None
20 birds were ringed this morning including a Spotted Flycatcher (Grå flugsnappare) and a Pied Flycatcher (Svartvit flugsnappare). A Great Crested Grebe (Skäggdopping) migrated southwest past Södra Udden.
Wind: West to southwest Strength 2-9m/s Temperature: 18-22 Visibility: Good Cloud cover: 0-3/8 Precipitation: None
A windy start restricted the number of nets opened initially but it soon dropped off and all the nets could be opened. 14 birds were ringed including a Wood Warbler (Grönsångare). A Two-barred Crossbill (Bändelkorsnäbb) flew north mid-morning.
Wind: Northeast to southwest Strength 1-10m/s Temperature: 18-21 Visibility: Good Cloud cover: 2-8/8 Precipitation: None
33 birds were ringed today including three Thrush Nightingale (Näktergal) and a Rosefinch (Rosenfink). A Common Buzzard (Ormvråk) flew south down the west coast this morning. Four Wood Sandpiper (Grönbena) were between Jutvik and Saltmar. A Brown Hairstreak (Eldsnabbvinge) was at Bredmar.
Wind: Northeast to southeast Strength 3-10m/s Temperature: 14-20 Visibility: Good Cloud cover: 1-3/8 Precipitation: None
The prospect of rain delayed the nets being opened at the start of the morning and the wind direction restricted the number of nets that could then be opened. Visible migration from the Fågelstation was quiet.
During an afternoon walk to the north a Sorgmantel/Camberwell beauty was seen at Sommarkyrkan.
Wind: Northeast to east
Visibility: Very good
Cloud cover: 8-1/8
The day started calm but a brisk north-easterly wind picked up by early afternoon. 24 birds were ringed including three Thrush Nightingale (Näktergal). An Osprey (Fiskgjuse) flew north over Bredmar at 11:00 and 14 Goldeneye (Knipa) migrated southwest. Throughout the day 182 Oystercatcher (Strandskata) were counted migrating southwest over the island. The first Tree Pipit (Trädpiplärka) of the autumn flew over Bredmar.
Wind: Southwest to northeast Strength 0-11m/s Temperature: 18-22 Visibility: Good Cloud cover: 1-5/8 Precipitation: None
Another calm and sunny day. 21 birds were ringed. This morning five Garganey (Årta) migrated southwest past Vadarbunkern and a Great Egret (Ägretthäger) was seen migrating west over Norra Udden. Yesterday, a new moth Nothris lemniscella caught in the light trap was the first record for Södermanland and the most northerly record in Sweden!
Wind: Southwest to southeast Strength 2-7m/s Temperature: 17-21 Visibility: Good Cloud cover: 1-5/8 Precipitation: None
21 birds were ringed this morning including six Red-backed Shrikes (Törnskata), of which five were juveniles, and a Sedge Warbler (Sävsångare). A Wood Sandpiper (Grönbena) flew southwest and the first Migrant Hawker (Höstmosaikslända) of the year was seen.
to southwest Strength 5-11m/s Temperature: 14-18 Visibility: Good Cloud cover: 2-8/8 Precipitation: None
A humid but clear and calm start to the day. Very little to note from migration observations, everything was fairly still until after 5:30am. There were two recently fledged Härmsångare/icterine warbler in the Alders on the football field, calling their parents to feed them and a flock of Ladusvala/barn swallow were feeding around the Fågelstation late morning, also with an increase of juveniles.
Wind: South to southwest
Cloud cover: 1-8/8
A warm clear day with gentle breeze. A female Busksångare/Blyth’s reed warbler, that showed signs of having had a brood patch, was the fourth ringed this year and a juvenile Gök/cuckoo was the first ringed this year.
The moth trap was busy after a warm still night and the second Brunsprötad skymningssvärmare/bedstraw hawkmoth of the week was seen.
Wind: Northwest to southeast
Visibility: Very good
Cloud cover: 1-4/8