Torsdag den 8 juni 2017

8th of June

Staff: Carles Durà i Franch (CDF), Laila (LAR), Cristina (CSP), Gintaras (GMA), Ana Jara (AJA) and Dennis (DHT).

Weather: Relatively cold, light drizzle, cloudy.

Projects: Ortolans, Nest boxes and GRW.

Ortolans.
One female was observed carrying caterpillar to an area where it is believed to be a nest, which indicates that she is feeding chicks.

Nest boxes.
It total, 30 nest boxes were checked in Söron, 9 were occupied by blue or great tits and 1 with pied-flycatcher.

Onsdag den 7 juni 2017

1st May 2017

Staff: Ana (AJA),Cris(CSP), Carles (CDF), Laila (LAR), Gintaras (GMA), Bengt (BHN), and Mariana (MLA)

Weather: Still a little bit chilly for the iberian people

Projects: Marsh Harrier, Söron nestboxes, GRW

Weather: Very windy and with heavy rain at midday and late afternoon.

Tisdag den 6 juni 2017

6th of June

Staff: Carles Durà i Franch (CDF), Laila (LAR), Cristina (CSP), Gintaras (GMA), Ana Jara (AJA) and Benght (BHN).

Weather: Sunny with a little bit of wind.

Projects: Ortolans, Skylarks, Marsh Harriers and GRW.

Early in the morning CDF and CSP checked ortolans. Despite the good weather, the activity was still low. Later Magnus Persson came to help us.

After ortolans we went with AJA to built two towers to search for skylark´s nests, near Odensbacken.

At the afternoon, we observed Marsh Harriers in Oslaholmen.

Måndag den 5 juni 2017

5th of June

Staff: Carles (CDF), Laila (LAR), Gintaras (GMA), Mariana (MLA), Cris (CSP), Ana Jara (AJA), Bengt (BHN), Bo (BNN)

Weather: Not a bad sunny day, but extremely windy

Projects: Ortolans, Skylark, GRW, Savi's Warbler

Resting day!
(Finally!) A bad weather day that allowed everyone to have an afternoon off. Nevertheless, everyone made the morning to be a productive one.

Ortolans were checked by CDF and AJA, to check the new female.

Söndag den 4 juni 2017

4th of June

Staff: Carles (CDF), Laila (LAR), Gintaras (GMA), Maja (MTA), Ana Jara (AJA), Bengt (BHN), Bo (BNN)

Weather: Cloudy, cold and raining in the afternoon.

Projects:Ortelans, Skylark, GRW, Marsh Harriers

Maja had an intenseve week and today she left and Cris arrived from her days off.

ORTOLANS
Early in the morning we checked for Ortelans, we did some observations, the activity was low but we found a new female.

Fredag den 2 juni 2017

2nd of June

Staff: Daniel (DWE), Carles (CDF), Laila (LAR), Cristina (CSP), Gintaras (GMA), Maja (MTA), Ana Jara

Weather: Sunny with some clouds, no rain.

Projects: Data entering, Skylark, GRW

In the morning some data entering were done, later in the afternoon skylarks were checked for breeding territories and behavioral observations were done near Odensbaken.

GRW.
Today GRW team looked for many missing nests, 6 or 7 were found and some are still missing!

Onsdag den 31 maj 2017

31st May

Staff: Carles Durà i Franch (CDF), Laila (LAR), Cristina (CSP), Gintaras (GMA), Mariana (MLA), Maja (MTA), Ana Jara

Weather: Raining for the early morning, ending with a beautiful day.

Projects: Ortolan Bunting, Wetland census, GRW

A day of rescheduling.

Torsdag den 1 juni 2017

Staff: Ana, Carles Durà i Franch (CDF), Laila (LAR), Cristina (CSP), Gintaras (GMA), Dennis (DHT), Maja (MTA)

Weather: Windy day.

Projects: Ortolan Bunting, Skylark,Night Census, GRW

Ortolan Bunting were checking by Ana, CSP and CDF during the morning. Unfortunately, there was no activity and no nest was found.

CDF and GMA have cut the grass.

Tonight, Ana, CSP and CDF are going to undertake the night census.

GRW team has had also a busy day as many females just arrived around all lakes ;).

Laila Aranda Romero

Tisdag den 30 maj 2017

30th May

Staff: Daniel (DWE), Carles Durà i Franch (CDF), Laila (LAR), Cristina (CSP), Gintaras (GMA), Dennis (DHT), Maja (MTA)

Weather: Cloudy morning but raining for the later evening.

Projects: Ortolan Bunting, Wetland census, GRW

Ortolan Bunting.
4 hours of observations were made by CDF, most male were hapilly singing but not showing their prefered places to feed. There was also some observations of the male feeding in the tree tops (presumably on insects).

Måndag den 29 maj 2017

29th May

Staff: Daniel (DWE), Carles (CDF), Laila (LAR), Cristina (CSP), Gintaras (GMA), Dennis (DHT), Maja (MTA)

Weather: Passing clouds of a varying degree of thickness and darkness

Projects: Ortolan Bunting, GRW, Starlings

Ortolan Bunting
Another set of observations were carried out during the morning at all the known sites with males and possible females.

Starlings
All the nestboxes at the final site were checked and chicks were ringed.