Saturday May 28 2016

28th May 2016

Staff: DWE, MLA, LST, LAR, MBR, BNN, TMJ, MFG

Weather: Cloudy and windy day with some showers

Projects: Great Reed Warbler, Savi’s Warbler, Wetland Census, Marsh Harriers, Spotted Crake.

The Great Reed Warbler Team had a busy day catching 1 new female, locating 3 new nests, trapping another 2 males as well as locating 2 new birds and confirming another changing to short song. 2 nests were also confirmed predated.

DWE, LST, LAR and MBR did the Wetland Census this morning.

Sörbysjön

Thursday May 26 2016

25th May 2016

Staff: DWE, MLA, LST, LAR, MBR, DHT, MPN

Weather: Cloudy and windy day with some showers

Projects: Great Reed Warbler, Ortolan Bunting, Savi’s Warbler

Early morning, before the predicted rained arrived, LST went to Sörbysjön to try to catch the new Savi’s warbler heard singing yesterday, but unfortunately he wasn’t so lucky and this Savi’s wasn’t any more there. MLA has also carried out her wetland survey areas and DWE surveyed Torsholman for Ortolan Bunting.

Monday May 23 2016

23rd May 2016

Staff: DWE, MLA, LST, LAR, MBR, DHT

Weather: Very Warm but rather windy and a brief storm later on

Projects: Great Reed Warbler, Goose Count, Marsh Harrier Nest finding, Crane Count

LAR, MBR and DHT have now found 17 males and 8 females in all the lakes in Kvismaren so far, with birds still arriving daily.

DWE, MLA and LST counted geese in the morning and in the afternoon went to Rysjön to try to locate Marsh Harrier nests. 1 was located, though we had hoped for a few more. Hopefully better luck tomorrow.

Sunday May 22 2016

22 May 2016

Staff: DWE, MLA, LST, LAR, MBR, DHT

Weather: cloudy and windy day
Projects: Great Reed Warbler, Starling Nest Box, Ortolan Bunting

The females begin to arrived and built nests in Kvismare. DHT, LAR and MBR covered all the lakes and found two new nest. Others females have been detected in Nyangen and in Åslasjön.
DWE, MLA and LST dedicated the day in localize nest of Marsh Harrier and they found three nests with two exact location in Åslasjön and a female with nest material around this lake.

MBR

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