Tuesday September 2 2014

Weather: Overcast and calm.

 

Staff: Geoff, Steve, Bill, Bruno, Carlos and Mike.

 

Project: CES Ringing Asson

 

Today's captures:

Robin 5

Goldcrest 10

Swallow 3

Brambling 1

Sedge Warbler 18

Reed Warbler 32+1

Blackcap 3

Willow Warbler 18

Dunnock 2

Reed Bunting 2+1

Blue Tit 2

Garden Warbler 2

Red-breasted Flycatcher 1

Spoted Flycatcher 1

Scarlet Rosefinch 1

Treecreeper 1

Monday September 1 2014

Weather: Cloudy and warm all the morning.

 

Staff: Bruno, Carlos and Annemarie.

 

Project: CES ringing at Banvallen. We started our ringing sesion at 05:30 as usual but the morning was not very succesful. Just 44 birds of 13 species.

 

Today's captures:

Blackcap 3 (1)

Treepipit 1

Reed bunting 2

Willow warbler 13

Wren 1

Robin 3

Dunnock 1

Garden warbler 1

Red-backed shrike 1

Great tit (2)

Blue tit (3)

Sunday August 31 2014

Staff: Carlos, Bruno, Helena, Annemarie and Ashwin. Magnus Friberg joined us during the ringing session.

 Project: Ringing program CES.

 Weather: Sunny morning at Vallen with a little wind.

In the ringing session we caught 105 birds of 11 different species. The most special were 4 Blue Throat and 2 Great Reed Warblers.

The summary of today is:

Blue throat 4

Robin 1

Sedge warbler 19 + (1)

Reed warbler 41

Great reed warbler 1+ (1)

Saturday August 30 2014

Staff: Bruno, Annemarie, Ashwin, Carlos and Helena

Weather: Cloudy morning with around 16 degrees and a light breeze.  

Total catches (amount of individuals):

Carp – 104

Tench – 8

Pike – 1

Spined – 2

Bleak – 1

Roach - 2

According to our plans, we retrieved the fish nets which we set the night before at Rysjön and Fågelsjön. This year, the amount of fish caught was less compared to last year (2014: 6,9Kg; 2013: 25,8Kg). Mainly carp were caught and in total one pike.

Friday August 29 2014

Staff: Bruno, Annemarie, Ashwin, Carlos and Helena

Weather: Overcast sky in the morning with around 16 degrees. Later on, sunshine breaking through.

A calm morning in Ässon. Another bluethroat was captured, also three Goldcrests. In addition, we spotted a Black Woodpecker.

Today's summary:

Goldcrest 3

Great Tit 1 (2)

Garden Warbler 2 (1)

Blue Tit 5 (1)

White Wagtail 1

Blackcap 4 (1)

Bluethroat 1

Reed Bunting 4

Robin 6 (2)

Sedge Warbler 31 (2)

Thursday August 28 2014

Staff: Bruno, Annemarie, Ashwin, and Helena

Weather: Clear skies and no wind. Temperature at midday maybe around 20 degrees Celsius.

A nice day at Banvallen with two more Bluethroats caught and a Black Woodpecker observed, the latter a species which seems to be something of a favourite with the non-Swedish staff.

Today's summary:

1 Wren = 1

3 Robins = 3

2 Bluethroats = 2

10 Sedge Warblers = 10

10 Reed Warblers + 3 recaptures = 13

1 Lesser Whitethroat = 1

Wednesday August 27 2014

Staff: Bruno, Annemarie, Ashwin, and Helena

Weather: Clear skies but windy. Cloudier later in the day.

Projects: CES-ringing

A nice day (recaptured first calendar year Barred Warbler and a new adult male Bluethroat) cut short by strong wind. 

Today's captures:

1 Red-backed Shrike + 1 recapture

1 Great Tit

24 Reed Warblers + 2 recaptures

8 Sedge Warblers + 1 recapture

1 Willow Warbler

1 European Robin

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