Fredag den 27 april 2018

Sobyron (Melanie B.)

Staff: Etienne Debenest (EDT), Melanie Bouyssou (MBU), Gildas Baudouin (GBN)

Weather: The weather was cloudy with some showers.

Projects: STARLING NESTBOXES
GPS data today : new data for Ängfallet and we tried again to find them in Sörön but 28 nestboxes miss
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Projects: CURLIEW
We went to the historic areas (Sköllersta and Askerley) but the agriculture fields and plantations don’t look good yet for them.

Also, we spotted around 2h in Fågeltorn but birds seem to not really like the wind and the rain.

Torsdag den 26 april 2018

Great White-Fronted Goose (Etienne D.)

Staff: Etienne Debenest (EDT), Melanie Bouyssou (MBU), Gildas Baudouin (GBN)

Weather: Win but sun today.

Projects: STARLING NESTBOXES

We check the nestboxes in Ängfallet, no bird yet. Starlings were singing in the garden and they brought some twigs.

Projects: MARSH HARRIER

We spotted this morning on Fågelsjön, Nyängen and in the central reed on Östra Kvismaren. We clarified 3 pairs and we found an other pair. At the end, we probably have 19 territories and 11 localized.

Onsdag den 25 april 2018

Staff: Etienne Debenest (EDT), Melanie Bouyssou (MBU), Gildas Baudouin (GBN)

Weather: The weather was windy and the sun was shining this afternoon.

Projects: MARSH HARRIER
We spotted this morning on Fågelsjön and Rysjön. We saw 8 nests constructions. This afternoon we clarified some nests on Fågelsjön. At the end, we probably had 18 territories.

Magnus F. introduced us to the Curlew survey.

EDT

Tisdag den 24 april 2018

Staff: Etienne Debenest (EDT), Melanie Bouyssou (MBU), Gildas Baudouin (GBN)

Weather: Rainy Tuesday ! The weather was cloudy this morning and the rain began around 12h.

Projects: MARSH HARRIER

We spotted again on 3 points of view in Fågelsjön. We clarified the nests positions for 7 females.
Also, we draw the report of the beginning of the marsh harrier survey. We count 15 territories.

Because of the rain, we did inside work : photo development, data management, etc.

EDT

Måndag den 23 april 2018

Busard des roseaux (Etienne D.)

Staff: Etienne Debenest (ED), Melanie Bouyssou (MB), Gildas Baudouin (GB)

Weather: Rainy Monday ! The weather was cloudy this morning and the rain began around 13h.

Projects: MARSH HARRIER

We spotted 3 points of view in Fågelsjön. We saw 7 nests for 8 females counted.
Also, we saw 152 great white fronted geese, one of them had a neckband.

PS. Thanks a lot to Magnus F. for his help for the power cut this evening. No kettle anymore !!

MBU

Söndag den 22 april 2018

Fräknabotten (Etienne D.)

Staff: Etienne Debenest (ED), Melanie Bouyssou (MB), Gildas Baudouin (GB)

Weather: Sunny Sunday !

Projects: STARLING
Ängfallet was checked for the second time this afternoon. Boxes are still empty.

Projects: MARSH HARRIER
From Rysjön tower this morning, 6 females and 3 males were viewed, and 3 nests were detected.
Also, in this area, we saw pintails, whooper swans, garganeys, ospreys and a parade of white tail eagle couple... Then, a little group around 60/70 cranes in Fräknabotten was checked.

MBU

Lördag den 21 april 2018

Barnacle geese (Etienne D.)

Staff: Etienne Debenest (ED), Melanie Bouyssou (MB), Gildas Baudouin (GB)

Weather: Sky still clear today.

Projects: WETLANDS
The third and the last areas for this 1st round :
Nynäsängen & Nynägen : lot of water (in our shoes), one couple of tufted duck, one couple of red-necked grebe.
Fräknabotten : an undetermined gull (Steppe gull ? – photo on Facebook) and a lot of ducks.

Also, we saw a big group of Barnacle geese and Great white-fronted geese close to Ängfallet.

Fredag den 20 april 2018

Åslasjön (Etienne D.)

Staff: Etienne Debenest (ED), Melanie Bouyssou (MB), Gildas Baudouin (GB)

Weather: The weather was little bit warmer and the sky clear today.

Special day today, we met the princess ! Around 9 o’clock, we put nets and tried to catch some birds. She came around 11 o’clock and discovered the ringing table, thanks to Magnus P. and his daughter explications (photos on Facebook page). We caught 2 reed bunting : 1 new male and 1 recaptured female.

Torsdag den 19 april 2018

Adder (Etienne D.)

Staff: Etienne Debenest (ED), Melanie Bouyssou (MB), Gildas Baudouin (GB)

Weather: Sky was clear today.

Projects: STARLING NEST BOXES
Boxes are changed and Sörön was checked, many of them weren't be found.

Onsdag den 18 april 2018

Whooper swan (Etienne D.)

Staff: Etienne Debenest (EDT), Melanie Bouyssou (MBU), Gildas Baudouin (GBN) (French team, just arrived this weekend).

Weather: Little bit rain this morning and very cloudy but clear for this afternoon.

Project: STARLING NEST BOXES
All boxes are checked ! Some of them missed, going to be changed.