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Landsort Birds Diary!

30th September 2020

2020 September Posted on 30 Sep, 2020 20:03:45

A calm and clear day. 268 birds were ringed from opening until the last nets were closed at 15:30. A Common Crossbill (Mindre korsnäbb) flew south over Fågelstationen late morning.

Wind: Southwest to southeast
Strength 1-6m/s
Temperature: 12-15
Visibility: Good
Cloud cover: 0-3/8
Precipitation: None

Ringing day totals:

Wren / Gärdsmyg: 12

Dunnock / Järnsparv: 4

Robin / Rödhake: 44

Blackbird / Koltrast: 2

Song Thrush / Taltrast: 10

Redwing / Rödvingetrast: 1

Blackcap / Svarthätta: 2

Chiffchaff / Gransångare: 12

Willow Warbler / Lövsångare: 1

Goldcrest / Kungsfågel: 136

Blue Tit / Blåmes: 7

Great Tit / Talgoxe: 3

Siskin / Grönsiska: 14

Redpoll / Gråsiska: 20

Total: 268



29th September 2020

2020 September Posted on 29 Sep, 2020 20:35:15

A calm but overcast day, with all of the nets opened. 261 birds were ringed, including a late Garden Warbler (Trädgårdssångare) and a Yellow-browed Warbler (Tajgasångare), the 13th this autumn.

Wind: Southwest
Strength 1-6m/s
Temperature: 13-15
Visibility: Good
Cloud cover: 5-8/8
Precipitation: None

Ringing day totals:

Wren / Gärdsmyg: 8

Dunnock / Järnsparv: 6

Robin / Rödhake: 37

Redstart / Rödstjärt: 3

Blackbird / Koltrast: 3

Song Thrush / Taltrast: 15

Redwing / Rödvingetrast: 1

Lesser Whitethroat / Ärtsångare: 1

Garden Warbler / Trädgårdssångare: 1

Blackcap / Svarthätta: 10

Yellow-browed Warbler / Tajgasångare: 1

Chiffchaff / Gransångare: 46

Willow Warbler / Lövsångare: 12

Goldcrest / Kungsfågel: 88

Coal Tit / Svartmes: 4

Blue Tit / Blåmes: 1

Great Tit / Talgoxe: 2

Treecreeper / Trädkrypare: 2

Chaffinch / Bofink: 3

Siskin / Grönsiska: 5

Redpoll / Gråsiska: 12

Total: 261



28th September 2020

2020 September Posted on 28 Sep, 2020 21:18:59

The wind had dropped from yesterday but still prevented a couple of the more exposed nets being opened this morning. 385 birds were ringed, 259 of which were Goldcrest (Kungsfågel).

Wind: Northeast
Strength 5-12m/s
Temperature: 13-14
Visibility: Good
Cloud cover: 0-8/8
Precipitation: None

Ringing day totals:

Sparrowhawk / Sparvhök: 1

Wren / Gärdsmyg: 6

Dunnock / Järnsparv: 16

Robin / Rödhake: 26

Blackbird / Koltrast: 1

Song Thrush / Taltrast: 1

Chiffchaff / Gransångare: 7

Goldcrest / Kungsfågel: 259

Coal Tit / Svartmes: 17

Blue Tit / Blåmes: 2

Great Tit / Talgoxe: 1

Treecreeper / Trädkrypare: 3

Chaffinch / Bofink: 1

Brambling / Bergfink: 2

Siskin / Grönsiska: 17

Redpoll / Gråsiska: 25

Total: 385



27th September 2020

2020 September Posted on 27 Sep, 2020 20:12:03

The wind continued from a north-easterly direction and picked up in strength throughout the day. Another busy day of ringing with 345 birds ringed, including another Yellow-browed Warbler (Tajgasångare). Six Hen Harrier (Blå kärrhök) were seen migrating as were over 100 Sparrowhawk (Sparvhök). A Great Grey Shrike (Varfågel) was around Bredmar and a Peregrine Falcon (Pilgrimsfalk) flew north.

Wind: Northeast
Strength: 8-15m/s
Temperature: 14-15
Visibility: Good
Cloud cover: 1-8/8
Precipitation: None

Ringing day totals:

Sparrowhawk / Sparvhök: 1

Wren / Gärdsmyg: 1

Dunnock / Järnsparv: 3

Robin / Rödhake: 49

Redstart / Rödstjärt: 1

Blackbird / Koltrast: 2

Song Thrush / Taltrast: 3

Blackcap / Svarthätta: 1

Yellow-browed Warbler / Tajgasångare: 1

Chiffchaff / Gransångare: 6

Goldcrest / Kungsfågel: 229

Coal Tit / Svartmes: 7

Treecreeper / Trädkrypare: 1

Siskin / Grönsiska: 9

Redpoll / Gråsiska: 31

Total: 345



26th September 2020

2020 September Posted on 26 Sep, 2020 22:31:24

A truly unforgettable day of migration! A continuous stream of flocks of hundreds of finches flew south throughout the day and hundreds of Robins (Rödhake) and Goldcrests (Kungsfågel) also migrated through. 641 birds were ringed, from when nets were opened at 0600 when the rain stopped, until 1800 when we finally closed them. The majority were Goldcrest (Kungsfågel), of which 329 were ringed, as well as these we controlled one with an Estonian ring! New ringing day records for Landsort were set for Yellow-browed Warbler (Tajgasångare) with seven ringed and Meadow Pipit (Ängspiplärka) with 15 ringed.

Wind: Southeast to northeast
Strength: 1-12m/s
Temperature: 13-14
Visibility: Good
Cloud cover: 4-8/8
Precipitation: Showers during early morning and again during late morning

Ringing day totals:

Sparrowhawk / Sparvhök: 1

Meadow Pipit / Ängspiplärka: 15

Dunnock / Järnsparv: 3

Robin / Rödhake: 101

Redstart / Rödstjärt: 1

Blackbird / Koltrast: 1

Song Thrush / Taltrast: 8

Lesser Whitethroat / Ärtsångare: 1

Blackcap / Svarthätta: 1

Yellow-browed Warbler / Tajgasångare: 7

Chiffchaff / Gransångare: 3

Willow Warbler / Lövsångare: 6

Goldcrest / Kungsfågel: 329

Blue Tit / Blåmes: 3

Great Tit / Talgoxe: 3

Chaffinch / Bofink: 18

Brambling / Bergfink: 8

Siskin / Grönsiska: 62

Redpoll / Gråsiska: 69

Total: 641



25th September 2020

2020 September Posted on 25 Sep, 2020 20:30:47

210 birds were ringed this morning including two Sparrowhawk (Sparvhök), two Meadow Pipit (Ängspiplärka) and a Redstart (Rödstjärt). The day started calm but damp after heavy showers last night. The wind gradually picked up throughout the day to a strong easterly by evening. Two Hen Harrier (Blå kärrhök) migrated south along with some flocks of Brent Goose (Prutgås).

Wind: Northwest to northeast
Strength: 1-17m/s
Temperature: 11-14
Visibility: Good
Cloud cover: 3-8/8
Precipitation: None

Ringing day totals:

Sparrowhawk / Sparvhök: 2

Meadow Pipit / Ängspiplärka: 2

Wren / Gärdsmyg: 1

Robin / Rödhake: 6

Redstart / Rödstjärt: 1

Blackbird / Koltrast: 2

Song Thrush / Taltrast: 4

Blackcap / Svarthätta: 4

Chiffchaff / Gransångare: 4

Willow Warbler / Lövsångare: 1

Goldcrest / Kungsfågel: 48

Blue Tit / Blåmes: 6

Great Tit / Talgoxe: 1

Chaffinch / Bofink: 3

Siskin / Grönsiska: 15

Redpoll / Gråsiska: 110

Total: 210



24th September 2020

2020 September Posted on 24 Sep, 2020 17:32:26

64 birds were ringed this morning including the autumn’s fourth Yellow-browed Warbler (Tajgasångare) as well as a Nuthatch (Nötväcka), the first ringed here for a few weeks.

Wind: Southwest to southeast
Strength: 4-10m/s
Temperature: 12-15
Visibility: Good
Cloud cover: 2-8/8
Precipitation: None

Ringing day totals:

Wren / Gärdsmyg: 4

Robin / Rödhake: 6

Song Thrush / Taltrast: 2

Blackcap / Svarthätta: 8

Yellow-browed Warbler / Tajgasångare: 1

Chiffchaff / Gransångare: 1

Goldcrest / Kungsfågel: 22

Blue Tit / Blåmes: 1

Great Tit / Talgoxe: 2

Nuthatch / Nötväcka: 1

Siskin / Grönsiska: 10

Redpoll / Gråsiska: 7

Total: 65



23rd September 2020

2020 September Posted on 23 Sep, 2020 21:25:56

A calmer day with all nets opened. 125 birds were ringed including a Red-breasted Flycatcher (Mindre flugsnappare), the first of the autumn. A Great Snipe (Dubbelbeckasin) was at Saltmar early afternoon and still present several hours later.

Wind: West to southeast
Strength: 0-10m/s
Temperature: 11-15
Visibility: Good
Cloud cover: 0-3/8
Precipitation: None

Ringing day totals:

Wren / Gärdsmyg: 6

Robin / Rödhake: 8

Song Thrush / Taltrast: 3

Lesser Whitethroat / Ärtsångare: 1

Blackcap / Svarthätta: 3

Chiffchaff / Gransångare: 2

Goldcrest / Kungsfågel: 37

Red-breasted Flycatcher / Mindre flugsnappare: 1

Blue Tit / Blåmes: 11

Great Tit / Talgoxe: 3

Treecreeper / Trädkrypare: 2

Greenfinch / Grönfink: 1

Siskin / Grönsiska:12

Redpoll / Gråsiska: 35

Total: 125



22nd September 2020

2020 September Posted on 22 Sep, 2020 18:35:49

The day started with strong westerlies which dropped off throughout the morning, due to this the nets were not opened until 0845. 31 birds were ringed including the first White Wagtail (Sädesärla) for a few weeks.

Wind: West to southwest
Strength: 4-12m/s
Temperature: 11-14
Visibility: Good
Cloud cover: 3-7/8
Precipitation: None

Ringing day totals:

White Wagtail / Sädesärla: 1

Robin / Rödhake: 4

Blackcap / Svarthätta: 3

Willow Warbler / Lövsångare: 1

Goldcrest / Kungsfågel: 3

Blue Tit / Blåmes: 1

Treecreeper / Trädkrypare: 1

Redpoll / Gråsiska: 17

Total: 31



21st September 2020

2020 September Posted on 21 Sep, 2020 20:27:06

92 birds were ringed this morning including the first two Dunnock (Järnsparv) of the autumn. Three Nutcracker (Nötkråka) flew down to Södra Udden then returned to the north. Three flocks of Brent Goose (Prutgås) flew past Södra Udden and a flock of Bean Goose (Sädgås) flew south past Bredmar. A Peregrine Falcon (Pilgrimsfalk) flew past Södra Udden.

Wind: Northwest to southwest
Strength: 4-14m/s
Temperature: 12-14
Visibility: Good
Cloud cover: 2-7/8
Precipitation: None

Ringing day totals:

Wren / Gärdsmyg: 5

Dunnock / Järnsparv: 2

Robin / Rödhake: 10

Lesser Whitethroat / Ärtsångare: 1

Chiffchaff / Gransångare: 2

Willow Warbler / Lövsångare: 4

Blue Tit / Blåmes: 1

Greenfinch / Grönfink: 1

Siskin / Grönsiska: 38

Redpoll / Gråsiska: 28

Total: 92



20th September 2020

2020 September Posted on 20 Sep, 2020 19:10:28

A quieter day for migration with only 47 birds ringed. A House Sparrow (Gråsparv) was heard around Fyrträdgården.

Wind: Southwest to northwest
Strength: 3-11m/s
Temperature: 12-14
Visibility: Good
Cloud cover: 0-7/8
Precipitation: None

Ringing day totals:

Wren / Gärdsmyg: 2

Robin / Rödhake: 6

Blackbird / Koltrast: 1

Song Thrush / Taltrast: 1

Blackcap / Svarthätta: 2

Chiffchaff / Gransångare: 2

Willow Warbler / Lövsångare: 1

Goldcrest / Kungsfågel: 14

Blue Tit / Blåmes: 6

Great Tit / Talgoxe: 1

Siskin / Grönsiska: 1

Redpoll / Gråsiska: 10

Total: 47



19th September 2020

2020 September Posted on 19 Sep, 2020 19:56:34

200 birds were ringed today, with the most numerous species being Goldcrest (Kungsfågel) and Redpoll (Gråsiska), the first Coal Tit (Svartmes) and Brambling (Bergfink) of the autumn were also ringed. Two Rustic Bunting (Videsparv) were seen migrating from the north this morning, and a flock of six Waxwing (Sidensvans) migrated north up the island. At least two Yellow-browed Warbler (Tajgasångare) were present.

Wind: North to southwest
Strength: 1-6m/s
Temperature: 11-16
Visibility: Good
Cloud cover: 0-6/8
Precipitation: None

Ringing day totals:

Wren / Gärdsmyg: 12

Robin / Rödhake: 14

Redstart / Rödstjärt: 1

Song Thrush / Taltrast: 1

Lesser Whitethroat / Ärtsångare: 3

Blackcap / Svarthätta: 6

Chiffchaff / Gransångare: 14

Willow Warbler / Lövsångare: 7

Goldcrest / Kungsfågel: 72

Coal Tit / Svartmes: 1

Blue Tit / Blåmes: 7

Treecreeper / Trädkrypare: 1

Brambling / Bergfink: 1

Siskin / Grönsiska: 6

Redpoll / Gråsiska: 54

Total: 200



18th September 2020

2020 September Posted on 18 Sep, 2020 19:53:45

275 birds were ringed today, of which the majority (145) were Goldcrest (Kungsfågel). A Yellow-browed Warbler (Tajgasångare) was also caught. A Tawny Pipit (Fältpiplärka) was seen migrating from Norra Udden where over 900 Song Thrush (Taltrast) were also seen migrating. A Great Grey Shrike (Varfågel) was at Fågelstationen mid-morning, two Red-breasted Flycatcher (Mindre flugsnappare) were in the village and up to five Yellow-browed Warbler (Tajgasångare) were seen throughout the island.

Wind: Northwest to west
Strength: 5-12m/s
Temperature: 9-14
Visibility: Good
Cloud cover: 0-4/8
Precipitation: None

Ringing day totals:

Great Spotted Woodpecker / Större hackspett: 2

Wren / Gärdsmyg: 13

Robin / Rödhake: 36

Blackbird / Koltrast: 1

Song Thrush / Taltrast: 17

Redwing / Rödvingetrast: 2

Blackcap / Svarthätta: 5

Yellow-browed Warbler / Tajgasångare: 1

Chiffchaff / Gransångare: 14

Willow Warbler / Lövsångare: 10

Goldcrest / Kungsfågel: 145

Blue Tit / Blåmes: 1

Treecreeper / Trädkrypare: 1

Siskin / Grönsiska: 6

Redpoll / Gråsiska: 20

Reed Bunting / Sävsparv: 1

Total: 275



17th September 2020

2020 September Posted on 17 Sep, 2020 18:31:06

Strong northwesterly wind meant that no nets could be opened today. Migration highlights from Södra Udden included: 279 Sparrowhawk (Sparvhök), 32 Rough-legged Buzzard (Fjällvråk), 1700 Cormorant (Storskarv), 1 Red-throated Pipit (Rödstrupig piplärka), 4 Merlin (Stenfalk), two Hobby (Lärkfalk), one Grey Plover (Kustpipare) and one Peregrine Falcon (Pilgrimsfalk), a Golden Eagle (Kungsörn) was seen distantly over Torö.

Wind: Northwest
Strength: 10-18m/s
Temperature: 9-18
Visibility: Good
Cloud cover: 0-6/8
Precipitation: None



16th September 2020

2020 September Posted on 16 Sep, 2020 17:43:58

The day started foggy and calm, with the fog finally lifting around 11:00 and wind picking up throughout the day. In contrast to yesterday, only 21 birds were ringed. When the fog had lifted it became quite good for raptor migration with a number of Honey Buzzard (Bivråk), Hobby (Lärkfalk), Merlin (Stenfalk) and two Osprey (Fiskgjuse).

Wind: Southeast to northwest
Strength 1-18m/s
Temperature: 12-16
Visibility: Poor to good
Cloud cover: 2-8/8
Precipitation: Light shower late afternoon

Ringing day totals:

Wren / Gärdsmyg: 1

Robin / Rödhake: 9

Redstart / Rödstjärt: 2

Lesser Whitethroat / Ärtsångare: 1

Blackcap / Svarthätta: 3

Willow Warbler / Lövsångare: 1

Goldcrest / Kungsfågel: 2

Chaffinch / Bofink: 1

Redpoll / Gråsiska: 1

Total: 21



15th September 2020

2020 September Posted on 15 Sep, 2020 19:28:17

A calm day with westerly wind dropping off to almost nothing and eventually swinging round to the east during the evening. 195 birds were ringed. A Nutcracker (Nötkråka) and a Lapland Bunting (Lappsparv) were seen from Södra Udden this morning. Two Honey Buzzard (Bivråk) and a Marsh Harrier (Brun kärrhök) turned at S. Udden and returned north, while a flock of five Caspian Terns (Skräntärna) flew southwest early-afternoon.

Wind: West for most of the day, turning east in evening
Strength 0-8m/s
Temperature: 13-15
Visibility: Moderate to good
Cloud cover: 0-8/8
Precipitation: None

Ringing day totals:

Tree Pipit / Trädpiplärka: 1

Wren / Gärdsmyg: 4

Robin / Rödhake: 14

Blackbird / Koltrast: 1

Blackcap / Svarthätta: 9

Chiffchaff / Gransångare: 1

Willow Warbler / Lövsångare: 19

Goldcrest / Kungsfågel: 76

Blue Tits / Blåmes: 4

Great Tit / Talgoxe: 5

Treecreeper / Trädkrypare: 1

Tree Sparrow / Pilfink: 1

Chaffinch / Bofink: 5

Greenfinch / Grönfink: 1

Siskin / Grönsiska: 34

Redpoll / Gråsiska: 18

Yellowhammer: 1

Total: 195



14th September 2020

2020 September Posted on 14 Sep, 2020 15:58:05

A calmer day this morning so all nets were opened to begin with, with some closed after a couple of hours due to the wind picking up. 115 birds were ringed. There was moderate passerine migration this morning including the first few Brambling (Bergfink). 36 Wigeon (Bläsand) migrated southwest and a Marsh Harrier (Brun kärrhök) south.

Wind: West
Strength 4-14m/s
Temperature: 13-15
Visibility: Moderate to good
Cloud cover: 7-8/8
Precipitation: drizzle early morning

Ringing day totals:

Tree Pipit / Trädpiplärka: 3

Wren / Gärdsmyg: 1

Robin / Rödhake: 16

Lesser Whitethroat / Ärtsångare: 8

Garden Warbler / Trädgårdssångare: 1

Blackcap / Svarthätta: 18

Willow Warbler / Lövsångare: 26

Goldcrest / Kungsfågel: 24

Pied Flycatcher / Svartvit flugsnappare: 1

Blue Tit / Blåmes: 2

Chaffinch / Bofink: 3

Siskin / Grönsiska: 9

Mealy Redpoll / Gråsiska: 3

Total: 115



12th September 2020

2020 September Posted on 12 Sep, 2020 19:38:40

The weather was not suitable to open any nets today. Not much to note for migration during the morning, approximately 35 bofink/chaffinch were seen around the Fågelstation and there were small feeding flocks of Kungsfågel/goldcrest at Jutvik and Saltmar.

Wind: Southwest
Strength 7-18m/s
Temperature: 12-15°C
Visibility: Moderate to good
Cloud cover: 8-4/8
Precipitation: 4,9mm

0 birds ringed:



11th September 2020

2020 September Posted on 11 Sep, 2020 21:21:54

A much calmer morning and all the nets were open at the start of the day. Sädesärla/white wagtail and Grönsiska/siskin dominated the vismig going south. Also seen going south over the island during the morning were Trädpiplärka/tree pipit, Ängspiplärka/meadow pipit and a single Skärpiplärka/rock pipit went south on the east coast late morning. A Pilgrimsfalk/Peregrine falcon was going south along the west coast mid morning.

Wind: West to southwest
Strength 3-10m/s
Temperature: 12-15°C
Visibility: Good to very good
Cloud cover: 2-6/8
Precipitation: 0mm

149 birds ringed:

Gärdsmyg/wren 1, Rödhake/robin 14, Stenskvätta/northern wheatear 1, Koltrast/blackbird 4, Taltrast/song thrush 1, Ärtsångare/lesser whitethroat 10, Svarthätta/blackcap 16, Gransångare/chiffchaff 1, Lövsångare/willow warbler 10, Kungsfågel/goldcrest 69, Grå flugsnappare/spotted flycatcher 1, Talgoxe/great tit 1, Trädkrypare/treecreeper 1, Bofink/chaffinch 3, Grönsiska/siskin 11, Gråsiska/redpoll 5 (flammea 3 and cabaret 2)



10th September 2020

2020 September Posted on 10 Sep, 2020 17:46:41

Strong north-westerlies this morning again prevented any nets being opened. Notable sightings from Fyren this morning include one Black-throated Diver (Storlom), four Wigeon (Bläsand), a Ringed Plover (Större strandpipare), 535 Cormorant (Storskarv), 38 Sparrowhawk (Sparvhök), two Osprey (Fiskgjuse), two Merlin (Stenfalk), a Hobby (Lärkfalk), a Marsh Harrier (Brun kärrhök) and a Common Buzzard (Ormvråk).

Wind: Northwest
Strength 9-17m/s
Temperature: 11-16
Visibility: Good
Cloud cover: 0-3/8
Precipitation: None



9th September 2020

2020 September Posted on 09 Sep, 2020 16:09:14

Strong southwesterlies this morning again prevented any nets being opened. Notable counts from a migration watch this morning included: 15 Wigeon (Bläsand), 481 Cormorant (Storskarv), one Osprey (Fiskgjuse), one Dunlin (Kärrsnäppa), three Snipe (Enkelbeckasin), 207 Swallow (Ladusvala) and 1100 Siskin (Grönsiska).

Wind: West to southwest
Strength 8-18m/s
Temperature: 14-17
Visibility: Moderate to good
Cloud cover: 5-8/8
Precipitation: Rain showers from mid-morning onwards



8th September 2020

2020 September Posted on 08 Sep, 2020 15:46:44

No nets were opened this morning due to the blustery wind and drizzle. Due to these conditions there is also nothing to report on for migration.

Wind: West to southwest
Strength 8-20m/s
Temperature: 12-18°C
Visibility: Hazy to very good
Cloud cover: 8-4/8
Precipitation: 1.6mm

0 birds ringed:



7th September 2020

2020 September Posted on 07 Sep, 2020 19:47:06

The overnight wind had calmed by the earlier hours of the day and all the nets were open this morning. It was quite busy with subsequent encounters of birds that had been banded before the windy weather over the weekend. The majority of these had gained fat in the time since they had been banded.

Vismig was quieter. Sädesärla/white wagtail were heard but not seen coming out of roost from Bredmar reedbed in the half-light, a flock of Grönsiska/siskin were feeding around the Fågelstation throughout the morning, two Sparvhök/sparrowhawk were hunting around the Fågelstation and an additional five were circling to gain height then went South mid-morning.

Wind: West to southwest
Strength 2-12m/s
Temperature: 12-16°C
Visibility: Good to very good
Cloud cover: 2-6/8
Precipitation: 0mm

95 birds ringed:

Trädpiplärka/tree pipit 2, Gärdsmyg/wren 1, Rödhake/robin 23, Rödstjärt/redstart 1, Koltrast/blackbird 1, Taltrast/song thrush 1, Rörsångare/reed warbler 2, Ärtsångare/lesser whitethroat 10, Törnsångare/whitethroat 1, Trädgårdssångare/garden warbler 5, Svarthätta/blackcap 14, Lövsångare/willow warbler 21, Kungsfågel/goldcrest 3, Grå flugsnappare/spotted flycatcher 2, Talgoxe/great tit 1, Bofink/chaffinch 4, Grönfink/greenfinch 1, Gråsiska/redpoll 1, Gulsparv/yellowhammer 1



6th September 2020

2020 September Posted on 06 Sep, 2020 16:56:32

Strong southwesterlies this morning again prevented any nets being opened. Birds counted migrating this morning included 870 Siskin (Grönsiska), 158 White Wagtail (Sädesärla), 97 Swallow (Ladusvala), 7 House Martin (Hussvala), a Sand Martin (Backsvala) and two Hobby (Lärkfalk).

Wind: Southwest
Strength 5-16m/s
Temperature: 13-17
Visibility: Good
Cloud cover: 2-8/8
Precipitation: Brief showers mid-afternoon



5th September 2020

2020 September Posted on 05 Sep, 2020 18:33:29

Strong southwesterlies this morning prevented any nets being opened. Birds counted migrating this morning included 160 Siskin (Grönsiska), 340 White Wagtail (Sädesärla), 250 Swallow (Ladusvala), 20 House Martin (Hussvala), three Sparrowhawk (Sparvhök), ten Velvet Scoter (Svärta), eight Wigeon (Bläsand), one Black-throated Diver (Storlom) and an adult Peregrine Falcon (Pilgrimsfalk).

Wind: Southwest
Strength 9-15m/s
Temperature: 15-17
Visibility: Good
Cloud cover: 3-7/8
Precipitation: None



4th September 2020

2020 September Posted on 04 Sep, 2020 17:34:28

An unsettled morning and nets were shut at 09:00 due to rain coming in from the west. Fewer migrants today were reflected in the ringing totals of 28 birds, including a Tree Pipit (Trädpiplärka).

Wind: Southwest to west
Strength 3-10m/s
Temperature: 15-18
Visibility: Moderate to good
Cloud cover: 4-8/8
Precipitation: Rain showers mid-morning

Ringing day totals:

Tree Pipit / Trädpiplärka: 1

Robin / Rödhake: 8

Redstart / Rödstjärt: 2

Song Thrush / Taltrast: 1

Lesser Whitethroat / Ärtsångare: 4

Whitethroat / Törnsångare: 1

Blackcap / Svarthätta: 5

Willow Warbler / Lövsångare: 4

Goldcrest / Kungsfågel: 1

Yellowhammer / Gulsparv: 1

Total: 28



3rd September 2020

2020 September Posted on 03 Sep, 2020 19:37:03

The breezy conditions overnight quickly subsided this morning into an overcast morning with occasional periods of drizzle. 141 birds were ringed, including the second Yellow-browed Warbler (Tajgasångare) of the year, also a Bluethroat (Blåhake), a Whinchat (Buskskvätta) and a Thrush Nightingale (Näktergal).

Wind: Northeast to south
Strength 2-10m/s
Temperature: 15-19
Visibility: Moderate to good
Cloud cover: 3-8/8
Precipitation: Rain showers mid-morning

Ringing day totals:

Robin / Rödhake: 9

Thrush Nightingale / Näktergal: 1

Bluethroat / Blåhake: 1

Redstart / Rödstjärt: 8

Whinchat / Buskskvätta: 1

Lesser Whitethroat / Ärtsångare: 19

Whitethroat / Törnsångare: 2

Garden Warbler / Trädgårdssångare: 8

Blackcap / Svarthätta: 25

Yellow-browed Warbler / Tajgasångare: 1

Willow Warbler / Lövsångare: 50

Goldcrest / Kungsfågel: 10

Spotted Flycatcher / Grå flugsnappare: 4

Greenfinch / Grönfink: 1

Siskin / Grönsiska: 1

Total: 141



2nd September 2020

2020 September Posted on 02 Sep, 2020 15:15:46

A windy day and the number of nets opened were limited by this. 50 birds were ringed this morning including the first Yellow-browed Warbler (Tajgasångare) of the autumn, the earliest record for Landsort and as far as we know the first record in Sweden this year! 55 Wigeon (Bläsand) migrated west this morning.

Wind: Northeast
Strength: 5-15m/s
Temperature: 12-18
Visibility: Good
Cloud cover: 0-8/8
Precipitation: None

Ringing day totals:

Tree Pipit / Trädpiplärka: 1

Robin / Rödhake: 7

Lesser Whitethroat / Ärtsångare: 9

Blackcap / Svarthätta: 6

Yellow-browed Warbler / Tajgasångare: 1

Willow Warbler / Lövsångare: 17

Goldcrest / Kungsfågel: 4

Spotted Flycatcher / Grå flugsnappare: 1

Pied Flycatcher / Svartvit flugsnappare: 1

Blue Tit / Blåmes: 1

Chaffinch / Bofink: 1

Siskin / Grönsiska: 1

Total: 50



1st September 2020

2020 September Posted on 01 Sep, 2020 19:46:43

115 birds were ringed today including a Wood Warbler (Grönsångare). Five Ringed Plover (Större Strandpipare) flew east over Fågelstationen late morning and two Kestrel (Tornfalk) were present.

Wind: Northeast
Strength: 5-11m/s
Temperature: 12-18
Visibility: Good
Cloud cover: 0-2/8
Precipitation: None

Ringing day totals:

White Wagtail / Sädesärla: 1

Robin / Rödhake: 13

Song Thrush / Taltrast: 1

Sedge Warbler / Sävsångare: 1

Lesser Whitethroat / Ärtsångare: 6

Garden Warbler / Trädgårdssångare: 2

Blackcap / Svarthätta: 7

Wood Warbler / Grönsångare: 1

Willow Warbler / Lövsångare: 68

Goldcrest / Kungsfågel: 6

Spotted Flycatcher / Grå flugsnappare: 5

Pied Flycatcher / Svartvit flugsnappare: 2

Great Tit / Talgoxe: 1

Chaffinch / Bofink: 1

Total: 115