lördagen den 29 juli 2017

Staff: Carles Durà i Franch (CDF), Laila (LAR), Gintaras (GMA), Ana Jara (AJA), Jacob (JRD) and Ferran Broto (FBP).
Weather: cloudy and rainy.
Projects: Ringing and GRW.
This morning we ringed in Ässön for first time in this season. Unfortunately we found some vandalism after we spend a lot of time setting the station up. Some nets are very tight, some others too close to the ground and there is one too close to a tree, but we will sort it out as soon as possible. During the week we didn’t have time to prepare the canopy net, so we setted up all nets except for the canopy net. At the beginning it was very calm, even only 4 birds in the first round, but at the end we had a blast of birds!! In total we caught 85 birds (plus one recapture from last year) from 16 different species, it’s quite an average number but we caught almost all of them at the last 2 rounds, moreover, it started to rain while closing the nets down and we had to finish ringing the birds inside the car, what a morning!
After eating and sleeping we came back to Ässön to prepare the canopy net for the next day, it wasn’t an easy job, as it started to rain again and we had to be very creative to set it up, but luckily Ferran Broto joined us this afternoon to help with the net and he’s gonna join us every day as a ringer since tomorrow. We had been able to put only one pole, but tomorrow afternoon we will put the next one.
The GRW tried to trap some juveniles in Obby maden and Östra.
These are our captures from today:
Summary of the day: 2017-07-29 for site: ESSN
Species Sum
White Wagtail 2
Wren 1
Dunnock 2
Robin 3
Sedge Warbler 18
Reed Warbler 9
Garden Warbler 3
Blackcap 1
Willow Warbler 12
Pied Flycatcher 4
Blue Tit 12
Great Tit 8
Nuthatch 3
Treecreeper 1
Chaffinch 2
Reed Bunting 4
Sum 85

Carles Durà i Franch