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Landsort Birds Diary!

30th June 2020

2020 Juni Posted on 30 Jun, 2020 17:46:27

Strong westerlies limited the number of nets opened this morning, this wind continued to pick up throughout the day. 15 birds were ringed.

Wind: Northwest to southwest
Strength 2-18m/s
Temperature: 16-19
Visibility: Good
Cloud cover: 3-8/8
Precipitation: Rain showers during late morning and afternoon

Ringing day totals:

Redstart / Rödstjärt: 1

Lesser Whitethroat / Ärtsångare: 3

Whitethroat / Törnsångare: 1

Willow Warbler / Lövsångare: 2

Blue Tit / Blåmes: 1

Tree Sparrow / Pilfink: 1

Greenfinch / Grönfink: 3

Goldfinch / Steglits: 1

Rosefinch / Rosenfink: 1

Total: 15



29th June 2020

2020 Juni Posted on 29 Jun, 2020 20:34:18

Rain and strong winds prevented any nets being opened this morning, the rain was finished by around 0400 and the wind dipped during the afternoon before picking up again later. A Poplar Hawk-moth (Poppelsvärmare) was among moths caught in the trap last night. A Hobby (Lärkfalk) flew south over Fågelstationen late morning, a Wryneck (Göktyta) was seen briefly at Saltmar and four Whimbrel (Småspov) and seven Curlew (Storspov) were seen migrating over Norrhamn during the afternoon.

Wind: Northwest to southwest
Strength 4-14m/s
Temperature: 18-21
Visibility: Good
Cloud cover: 2-8/8
Precipitation: Rain during early morning



28th June 2020

2020 Juni Posted on 28 Jun, 2020 19:51:56

24 birds were ringed this morning, also caught was a Finnish ringed Swallow (Ladusvala). Some wader passage occurred during the morning with a flock of 30 Bar-tailed Godwits (Myspov), two Grey Plover (Kustpipare), a Whimbrel (Småspov), two Lapwing (Tofsvipa) and several Greenshank (Gluttsnäppa) and Curlew (Storspov). The Greenish Warbler (Lundsångare) was singing at Våta Vägen and a Honey Buzzard (Bivråk) flew over Fågelstationen mid-morning.

Wind: Northeast to South
Strength 2-7m/s
Temperature: 19-24
Visibility: Good after mist early morning
Cloud cover: 0-7/8
Precipitation: None

Ringing day totals:

Swallow / Ladusvala: 1

White Wagtail / Sädesärla: 2

Wheatear / Stenskvätta: 1

Blackbird / Koltrast: 3

Reed Warbler / Rörsångare: 2

Lesser Whitethroat / Ärtsångare: 4

Whitethroat / Törnsångare: 2

Blue Tit / Blåmes: 1

Great Tit / Talgoxe: 4

Chaffinch / Bofink: 2

Linnet / Hämpling: 2

Total: 24



27th June 2020

2020 Juni Posted on 27 Jun, 2020 19:37:11

31 birds were ringed this morning including a Reed Bunting (Sävsparv), a scarce species to catch during June. 21 Grey Heron (Gråhäger) flew over at 0400 and several smaller flocks flew over throughout the  day.  

Wind: South to northeast
Strength 0-7m/s
Temperature: 18-23
Visibility: Good
Cloud cover: 0-3/8
Precipitation: None

Ringing day totals:

Swallow / Ladusvala: 1

White Wagtail / Sädesärla: 4

Blackbird / Koltrast: 1

Icterine Warbler / Härmsångare: 1

Lesser Whitethroat / Ärtsångare: 6

Blackcap / Svarthätta: 2

Blue Tit / Blåmes: 2

Great Tit / Talgoxe: 3

Tree Sparrow / Pilfink: 3

Linnet / Hämpling: 2

Rosefinch / Rosenfink: 1

Yellowhammer / Gulsparv: 4

Reed Bunting / Sävsparv: 1

Total: 31



26th June 2020

2020 Juni Posted on 26 Jun, 2020 18:23:33

15 birds were ringed this morning including the first juvenile Lesser Whitethroats (Ärtsångare) of the year. In the afternoon two Ruff (Brushane) were at Jutvik and two Spotted Redshank (Svartsnäppa) migrated over.

Wind: Southwest to southeast
Strength 4-8m/s
Temperature: 18-22
Visibility: Good
Cloud cover: 0-1/8
Precipitation: None

Ringing day totals:

White Wagtail / Sädesärla: 1

Reed Warbler / Rörsångare: 1

Lesser Whitethroat / Ärtsångare: 6

Whitethroat / Törnsångare: 3

Great Tit / Talgoxe: 3

Yellowhammer / Gulsparv: 1

Total: 15



25th June 2020

2020 Juni Posted on 25 Jun, 2020 19:15:26

18 birds were ringed this morning, including a Common Crossbill (Mindre korsnäbb), the thirteenth to be ringed on Landsort, the last in 2018.

Wind: Southwest
Strength 2-6m/s
Temperature: 17-21
Visibility: Good
Cloud cover: 0-1/8
Precipitation: None

Ringing day totals:

White Wagtail / Sädesärla: 2

Robin / Rödhake: 1

Blackbird / Koltrast: 1

Great Tit / Talgoxe: 7

Tree Sparrow / Pilfink: 2

Chaffinch / Bofink: 1

Greenfinch / Grönfink: 1

Linnet / Hämpling: 2

Common Crossbill / Mindre korsnäbb: 1

Total: 18



24th June 2020

2020 Juni Posted on 24 Jun, 2020 17:45:35

24 birds were ringed this morning, including a Swift (Tornseglare), the fifth to be ringed on Landsort (three of the previous four were in 2018). Although Swifts now breed in the nestboxes on the side of the building, it is still very rare to catch this highly aerial species in the mist nets! Also caught was the first Song Thrush (Taltrast) juvenile of the year, two Swallow (Ladusvala) and a House Martin (Hussvala).

Wind: Northwest to southwest
Strength 2-8m/s
Temperature: 16-21
Visibility: Good
Cloud cover: 0-1/8
Precipitation: None

Ringing day totals:

Swift / Tornseglare: 1

Great Spotted Woodpecker / Större Hackspett: 1

Barn Swallow / Ladusvala: 2

House Martin / Hussvala: 1

White Wagtail / Sädesärla: 2

Blackbird / Koltrast: 1

Song Thrush / Taltrast: 1

Lesser Whitethroat / Ärtsångare: 4

Blackcap / Svarthätta: 1

Great Tit / Talgoxe: 6

Tree Sparrow / Pilfink: 2

Chaffinch / Bofink: 1

Linnet / Hämpling: 1

Total: 24



23rd June 2020

2020 Juni Posted on 23 Jun, 2020 17:59:03

28 birds were ringed this morning, including the first House Martin (Hussvala) to be ringed this year. The moth trap was particularly busy last night and among those caught were one Eyed Hawk-moth (Videsvärmare), one Elephant Hawk-moth (Större snabelsvärmare) and two Small Elephant Hawk-moth (Mindre snabelsvärmare).

Wind: Northwest to southwest
Strength 1-7m/s
Temperature: 17-19
Visibility: Good
Cloud cover: 0-8/8
Precipitation: None

Ringing day totals:

House Martin / Hussvala: 1

White Wagtail / Sädesärla: 3

Wheatear / Stenskvätta: 2

Blackbird / Koltrast: 1

Icterine Warbler / Härmsångare: 1

Lesser Whitethroat / Ärtsångare: 3

Willow Warbler / Lövsångare: 2

Great Tit / Talgoxe: 3

Nuthatch / Nötväcka: 1

Tree Sparrow / Pilfink: 1

Chaffinch / Bofink: 4

Goldfinch / Steglits: 1

Linnet / Hämpling: 4

Rosefinch / Rosenfink: 1

Total: 28



22nd June 2020

2020 Juni Posted on 22 Jun, 2020 17:52:24

16 birds were ringed this morning. Two Sandwich Tern (Kentsk tärna) migrated east past Södra Udden late morning and a Privet Hawk-moth (Ligustersvärmare) was caught in the trap. At around 1900 19 Grey Heron (Gråhäger) circled over Bredmar then flew back north.

Wind: Northeast to east
Strength 3-10m/s
Temperature: 14-17
Visibility: Good
Cloud cover: 0-4/8
Precipitation: None

Ringing day totals:

Lesser Whitethroat / Ärtsångare: 2

Great Tit / Talgoxe: 6

Nuthatch / Nötväcka: 1

Starling / Stare: 4

Tree Sparrow / Pilfink: 1

Siskin / Grönsiska: 1

Linnet / Hämpling: 1

Total: 16



21st June 2020

2020 Juni Posted on 21 Jun, 2020 20:18:54

Another windy day, only more sheltered nets were opened this morning. Two birds were ringed. A Hawfinch (Stenknäck) flew in from the south and landed in trees at Bredmar at 0700 and a Shelduck (Gravand) flew west at 1100.

Wind: Northeast
Strength 8-13m/s
Temperature: 15-16
Visibility: Good
Cloud cover: 0-1/8
Precipitation: None

Ringing day totals:

Great Tit / Talgoxe: 1

Siskin / Grönsiska: 1

Total: 2



20th June 2020

2020 Juni Posted on 20 Jun, 2020 19:21:42

A breezy day with wind picking up throughout, the number of nets opened was limited by this. Eight birds were ringed. A Hobby (Lärkfalk) was present around Bredmar and a Poplar Hawk-moth (Poppelsvärmare) was caught in the trap.

Wind: Northeast
Strength 8-17m/s
Temperature: 16-18
Visibility: Good
Cloud cover: 0-1/8
Precipitation: None

Ringing day totals:

Blackbird / Koltrast: 3

Chiffchaff / Gransångare: 1

Willow Warbler / Lövsångare: 1

Great Tit / Talgoxe: 1

Chaffinch / Bofink: 1

Rosefinch / Rosenfink: 1

Total: 8



19th June 2020

2020 Juni Posted on 19 Jun, 2020 19:18:51

10 birds were ringed this morning including a female Red-backed Shrike (Törnskata), which has been present around Bredmar since yesterday.

Wind: Northeast
Strength 4-12m/s
Temperature: 15-18
Visibility: Good
Cloud cover: 0-3/8
Precipitation: None

Ringing day totals:

White Wagtail / Sädesärla: 1

Thrush Nightingale / Näktergal: 1

Reed Warbler / Rörsångare: 1

Lesser Whitethroat / Ärtsångare: 1

Great Tit / Talgoxe: 3

Red-backed Shrike / Törnskata: 1

Linnet / Hämpling: 2

Total: 10



18th June 2020

2020 Juni Posted on 18 Jun, 2020 18:16:51

15 birds were ringed this morning including two Rosefinch (Rosenfink). Another Privet Hawk-moth (Ligustersvärmare) was caught in the trap last night.

Wind: Northwest to northeast
Strength 0-6m/s
Temperature: 13-17
Visibility: Good to moderate
Cloud cover: 1-4/8
Precipitation: None

Ringing day totals:

White Wagtail / Sädesärla: 3

Reed Warbler / Rörsångare: 1

Lesser Whitethroat / Ärtsångare: 2

Whitethroat / Törnsångare: 2

Blue Tit / Blåmes: 1

Nuthatch / Nötväcka: 1

Treecreeper / Trädkrypare: 1

Tree Sparrow / Pilfink: 1

Chaffinch / Bofink: 1

Rosefinch / Rosenfink: 2

Total: 15



17th June 2020

2020 Juni Posted on 17 Jun, 2020 19:31:10

Nets were not opened until after the rain cleared at around 5am today, seven birds were ringed. 120 Swift (Tornseglare) were seen over Fågelstationen between rain showers this morning and the Siberian Chiffchaff (Sibirisk gransångare) was again singing around Bredmar. A Privet Hawk-moth (Ligustersvärmare) was caught in the trap and there was a Lobster Moth (Ekorrspinnare) on one of the net poles.

Wind: Northeast to southwest
Strength 1-10m/s
Temperature: 13-16
Visibility: Good
Cloud cover: 3-8/8
Precipitation: Early morning rain  

Ringing day totals:

Reed Warbler / Rörsångare: 2

Chiffchaff / Gransångare: 1

Great Tit / Talgoxe: 1

Tree Sparrow / Pilfink: 1

Chaffinch / Bofink: 1

Greenfinch / Grönfink: 1

Total: 7



16th June 2020

2020 Juni Posted on 16 Jun, 2020 21:01:05

A strong easterly breeze to start the day and rain on the radar delayed the nets being opened until 7am, when the much needed rain had stopped. During the shower 6 tofsvipa/lapwing landed on the field to the north of the Fågelstation, they then continued north later in the morning. A total of 21 Lapwing were seen during the morning, all going north. There was a Sibirisk gransångare/Siberian chiffchaff singing near the Fågelstation after dawn and 24 mindre korsnäbb/red crossbill were migrating west mid morning.

Wind: East to northeast
Strength 2,5-9,6m/s
Temperature: 12-15
Visibility: Moderate to very good
Cloud cover: 8 then 4/8
Precipitation: 8mm between 5 and 7am

8 birds ringed today:

1 kärrsångare/marsh warbler, 1 rörsångare/reed warbler, 1 ärtsångare/lesser whitethroat, 2 talgoxe/great tit, 1 grönfink/greenfinch, 2 hämpling/linnet.



15th June 2020

2020 Juni Posted on 15 Jun, 2020 19:39:59

21 birds were ringed at Bredmar this morning including a juvenile Crested Tit (Tofsmes), this is the sixth to be ringed on Landsort, with the last in 2018; the species is not known to breed on Landsort but occasional birds wander down here from the mainland. In addition, eight Great Tit (Talgoxe) chicks were ringed in nestboxes. The Siberian Chiffchaff (Sibirisk Gransångare) was singing again at Bredmar and one of yesterday’s birds was recaptured. 35 Common Crossbill (Mindre korsnäbb) were present around Bredmar this morning. Two Greenish Warbler (Lundsångare) were singing at Våta Vägen.

Wind: Northeast
Strength 5-11m/s
Temperature: 14-17
Visibility: Good
Cloud cover: 0-7/8
Precipitation: Light afternoon rain showers  

Ringing day totals:

White Wagtail / Sädesärla: 1

Marsh Warbler / Kärrsångare: 1

Reed Warbler / Rörsångare: 1

Lesser Whitethroat / Ärtsångare: 1

Chiffchaff / Gransångare: 2

Crested Tit / Tofsmes: 1

Great Tit / Talgoxe: 10

Treecreeper / Trädkrypare: 1

Chaffinch / Bofink: 2

Greenfinch / Grönfink: 2

Goldfinch / Steglits: 3

Siskin / Grönsiska: 4

Total: 29



14th June 2020

2020 Juni Posted on 14 Jun, 2020 19:34:39

13 birds were ringed at Bredmar this morning, with an additional 13 Great Tit (Talgoxe) chicks ringed in nestboxes. A Siberian Chiffchaff (Sibirisk gransångare) was found singing by Fyren this morning and one was later heard at Fågelstationen, where two were subsequently ringed.

Wind: Northeast
Strength 5-12m/s
Temperature: 13-16
Visibility: Good
Cloud cover: 0-1/8
Precipitation: None

Ringing day totals:

Barn Swallow / Ladusvala: 1

Whitethroat / Törnsångare: 1

Siberian Chiffchaff / Sibirisk gransångare: 2

Great Tit / Talgoxe: 17

Greenfinch / Grönfink: 5

Total: 26



13th June 2020

2020 Juni Posted on 13 Jun, 2020 19:54:43

Another windy day, with only more sheltered nets opened this morning. Ten birds were ringed at Bredmar this morning and an additional 36 Great Tit (Talgoxe) chicks and one Blue Tit (Blåmes) chick were ringed in nestboxes. A Greenish Warbler (Lundsångare) was singing at Våta Vägen and a Lapwing (Tofsvipa) and a Whimbrel (Småspov) flew over Jutvik early afternoon. A flock of 19 Common Crossbill (Mindre korsnäbb) were flying around this morning and six more were seen at Batteri this evening.

Wind: Northeast
Strength 6-15m/s
Temperature: 13-15
Visibility: Good
Cloud cover: 0-2/8
Precipitation: None

Ringing day totals:

Barn Swallow / Ladusvala: 1

Blackbird / Koltrast: 2

Icterine Warbler / Härmsångare: 1

Whitethroat / Törnsångare: 1

Willow Warbler / Lövsångare: 1

Blue Tit / Blåmes: 1

Great Tit / Talgoxe: 38

Nuthatch / Nötväcka: 1

Tree Sparrow / Pilfink: 1

Total: 47



12th June 2020

2020 Juni Posted on 12 Jun, 2020 16:02:19

Another windy day, with only more sheltered nets opened. Eight birds were ringed. The first Wheatear (Stenskvätta) fledglings were seen at Kummelhålet this morning.

Wind: Northeast
Strength 9-17m/s
Temperature: 14-16
Visibility: Good
Cloud cover: 0-2/8
Precipitation: None

Ringing day totals:

Chiffchaff / Gransångare: 1

Great Tit / Talgoxe: 3

Treecreeper / Trädkrypare: 1

Greenfinch / Grönfink: 1

Siskin / Grönsiska: 1

Linnet / Hämpling: 1

Total: 8



11th June 2020

2020 Juni Posted on 11 Jun, 2020 17:37:40

A windier day, with only more sheltered nets opened this morning. Seven birds were ringed.

Wind: Northeast
Strength 6-15m/s
Temperature: 13-18
Visibility: Good
Cloud cover: 0-2/8
Precipitation: None

Ringing day totals:

Reed Warbler / Rörsångare: 1

Blackcap / Svarthätta: 1

Starling / Stare: 3

Chaffinch / Bofink: 2

Total: 7



10th June 2020

2020 Juni Posted on 10 Jun, 2020 18:39:18

A clear and sunny day with a brisk northeasterly wind picking up through the afternoon. 24 birds were ringed this morning including six Siskin (Grönsiska), a species we have caught very few of so far this year.

Wind: Northeast
Strength 2-14m/s
Temperature: 13-17
Visibility: Good
Cloud cover: 0-2/8
Precipitation: None

Ringing day totals:

Barn Swallow / Ladusvala: 1

White Wagtail / Sädesärla: 2

Marsh Warbler / Kärrsångare: 2

Reed Warbler / Rörsångare: 3

Icterine Warbler / Härmsångare: 1

Lesser Whitethroat / Ärtsångare: 1

Great Tit / Talgoxe: 5

Chaffinch / Bofink: 1

Siskin / Grönsiska: 6

Linnet / Hämpling: 2

Total: 24



9th June 2020

2020 Juni Posted on 09 Jun, 2020 20:05:55

14 birds were ringed this morning including the third Blyth’s Reed Warbler (Busksångare) of the spring. Four Jay (Nötskrika) migrated south this morning over Fågelstationen and an Avocet (Skärfläcka) was seen migrating south down the east coast this afternoon.

Wind: Southeast to southwest
Strength 1-5m/s
Temperature: 12-17
Visibility: Good
Cloud cover: 0-2/8
Precipitation: None

Ringing day totals:

White Wagtail / Sädesärla: 1

Robin / Rödhake: 1

Blyth’s Reed Warbler / Busksångare: 1

Reed Warbler / Rörsångare: 1

Icterine Warbler / Härmsångare: 2

Whitethroat / Törnsångare: 2

Willow Warbler / Lövsångare: 1

Nuthatch / Nötväcka: 1

Tree Sparrow / Pilfink: 1

Greenfinch / Grönfink: 2

Goldfinch / Steglits: 1

Total: 14



8th June 2020

2020 Juni Posted on 08 Jun, 2020 17:54:07

23 birds were ringed this morning including two Jackdaw (Kaja) fledglings. From Södra Udden this morning a Red-footed Falcon (Aftonfalk) flew north, two Avocet (Skärfläcka) flew west and two Sandwich Tern (Kentsk tärna) were seen flying over Stångskär.

Wind: Northeast to southwest
Strength 0-6m/s
Temperature: 11-16
Visibility: Good
Cloud cover: 0-4/8
Precipitation: None

Ringing day totals:

White Wagtail / Sädesärla: 1

Blackbird / Koltrast: 1

Marsh Warbler / Kärrsångare: 1

Lesser Whitethroat / Ärtsångare: 1

Whitethroat / Törnsångare: 2

Garden Warbler / Trädgårdssångare: 1

Blackcap / Svarthätta: 4

Willow Warbler / Lövsångare: 1

Spotted Flycatcher / Grå flugsnappare: 1

Blue Tit / Blåmes: 1

Great Tit / Talgoxe: 2

Nuthatch / Nötväcka: 3

Jackdaw / Kaja: 2

Chaffinch / Bofink: 2

Total: 23



7th June 2020

2020 Juni Posted on 07 Jun, 2020 18:02:43

Strong wind this morning prevented any nets being opened. A Wood Warbler (Grönsångare) was at Fårhagen this morning and a Caspian Tern (Skräntärna) flew over Bredmar late afternoon.

Wind: Southwest
Strength 6-18m/s
Temperature: 11-14
Visibility: Good
Cloud cover: 0-3/8
Precipitation: None



6th June 2020

2020 Juni Posted on 06 Jun, 2020 17:43:03

A much more unsettled day, with wind picking up significantly during the afternoon. A noticeable arrival of migrant passerines occurred and 36 birds were ringed, including a Nightjar (Nattskärra) on the first net round, the fourth ringed on Landsort and first since 2013. A Red-breasted Flycatcher (Mindre flugsnappare) and a Siberian Chiffchaff (Sibirisk gransångare) were at Södra Udden this morning and a Pomerine Skua (Bredstjärtad labb) migrated northeast.  

Wind: Southeast to southwest
Strength 4-20m/s
Temperature: 10-14
Visibility: Moderate to good
Cloud cover: 6-8/8
Precipitation: Heavy rain during late morning and afternoon

Ringing day totals:

Nightjar / Nattskärra: 1

Redstart / Rödstjärt: 3

Whinchat / Buskskvätta: 1

Sedge Warbler / Sävsångare: 4

Marsh Warbler / Kärrsångare: 1

Reed Warbler / Rörsångare: 1

Icterine Warbler / Härmsångare: 2

Lesser Whitethroat / Ärtsångare: 2

Whitethroat / Törnsångare: 5

Garden Warbler / Trädgårdssångare: 4

Blackcap / Svarthätta: 1

Chiffchaff / Gransångare: 1

Willow Warbler / Lövsångare: 4

Spotted Flycatcher / Grå flugsnappare: 5

Starling / Stare: 1

Total: 36



5th June 2020

2020 Juni Posted on 05 Jun, 2020 19:03:53

An overcast day, contrasting with the recent theme of wall-to-wall sunshine. 15 birds were ringed at Bredmar this morning and an additional 16 Great Tit (Talgoxe) were ringed in nestboxes.

Wind: Northeast to southeast
Strength 4-12m/s
Temperature: 12
Visibility: Moderate to good
Cloud cover: 7-8/8
Precipitation: Light rain from early evening

Ringing day totals:

Wheatear / Stenskvätta: 1

Marsh Warbler / Kärrsångare: 1

Lesser Whitethroat / Ärtsångare: 2

Garden Warbler / Trädgårdssångare: 1

Blackcap / Svarthätta: 1

Chiffchaff / Gransångare: 2

Great Tit / Talgoxe: 17

Starling / Stare: 3

Tree Sparrow / Pilfink: 1

Greenfinch / Grönfink: 2

Total: 31



4th June 2020

2020 Juni Posted on 04 Jun, 2020 18:12:56

12 birds were ringed at Bredmar this morning and an additional 42 Great Tit (Talgoxe) and two Blue Tit (Blåmes) chicks were ringed in nestboxes. Two Greenish Warblers (Lundsångare) were singing north of Våta Vägen.

Wind: Northeast
Strength 4-11m/s
Temperature: 11-14
Visibility: Good
Cloud cover: 0-1/8
Precipitation: None

Ringing day totals:

Blackbird / Koltrast: 1

Reed Warbler / Rörsångare: 1

Lesser Whitethroat / Ärtsångare: 2

Whitethroat / Törnsångare: 1

Chiffchaff / Gransångare: 2

Willow Warbler / Lövsångare: 4

Blue Tit / Blåmes: 2

Great Tit / Talgoxe: 42

Linnet / Hämpling: 1

Total: 56



3rd June 2020

2020 Juni Posted on 03 Jun, 2020 21:05:04

Nine birds were ringed at Bredmar this morning and an additional 36 Great Tit (Talgoxe) and 3 Blue Tit (Blåmes) chicks were ringed in nestboxes. This evening a Stejneger’s/Siberian Stonechat (Amur/Vitgumpad Buskskvätta – Saxicola maurus/stejnegeri) was found foraging at Saltmar, it has not yet been identified to species – there is only one accepted record of Stejnegeri on Landsort and none of maurus, along with several other undetermined records.

Wind: North to southwest
Strength 5-9m/s
Temperature: 4-16
Visibility: Good
Cloud cover: 0-2/8
Precipitation: None

Ringing day totals:

White Wagtail / Sädesärla: 1

Blackbird / Koltrast: 1

Lesser Whitethroat / Ärtsångare: 2

Willow Warbler / Lövsångare: 4

Blue Tit / Blåmes: 3

Great Tit / Talgoxe: 36

Greenfinch / Grönfink: 1

Total: 48



2nd June 2020

2020 Juni Posted on 02 Jun, 2020 19:25:42

Clear skies and light wind again today. 11 birds were ringed including the first Swallow (Ladusvala) of the year, also caught was a Lesser Whitethroat (Ärtsångare) which was originally ringed in 2014 as a second year bird, making this it’s seventh year! Sightings from Södra Udden this morning included 220 Grey Plover (Kustpipare), 120 Knot (Kustsnäppa), 94 Dunlin (Kärrsnäppa), 130 Velvet Scoter (Svärta), 102 Common Scoter (Sjöorre) and a White-billed Diver (Vitnäbbad islom).

Wind: North to southwest
Strength 2-7m/s
Temperature: 11-14
Visibility: Good
Cloud cover: 0-4/8
Precipitation: None

Ringing day totals:

Barn Swallow / Ladusvala: 1

Marsh Warbler / Kärrsångare: 2

Reed Warbler / Rörsångare: 1

Lesser Whitethroat / Ärtsångare: 1

Whitethroat / Törnsångare: 3

Willow Warbler / Lövsångare: 2

Greenfinch / Grönfink: 1

Total: 11



1st June 2020

2020 Juni Posted on 01 Jun, 2020 20:05:56

55 birds were ringed this morning including the first Greenish Warbler (Lundsångare) of the year. In nestboxes two Starling (Stare) chicks and the first 19 Great Tit (Talgoxe) chicks of the year were ringed. A Greenish Warbler (Lundsångare) was at Södra Udden this morning.

Wind: North to southwest
Strength 2-7m/s
Temperature: 12-18
Visibility: Good
Cloud cover: 0-4/8
Precipitation: None

Ringing day totals:

Redstart / Rödstjärt: 3

Marsh Warbler / Kärrsångare: 1

Icterine Warbler / Härmsångare: 2

Lesser Whitethroat / Ärtsångare: 6

Whitethroat / Törnsångare: 1

Garden Warbler / Trädgårdssångare: 2

Greenish Warbler / Lundsångare: 1

Willow Warbler / Lövsångare: 11

Great Tit / Talgoxe: 21

Nuthatch / Nötväcka: 1

Red-backed Shrike / Törnskata: 1

Starling / Stare: 3

Chaffinch / Bofink: 1

Greenfinch / Grönfink: 1

Total: 55