Lördag den 30 augusti 2014

Emptying the fishing nets at Ängfallet

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.

Fredag den 29 augusti 2014

Setting the nets at Rysjön - Test fishing 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)

Torsdag den 28 augusti 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

Onsdag den 27 augusti 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

Tisdag den 26 augusti 2014

Staff: Bruno, Helena, Ashwin and Annemarie.

 

Weather: Cold and windy morning, sun broke out towards the end of the session though.

 

Project: CES Ringing Äsön.

 

Today´s captures;

Robin 1 (3)

Sedge warbler 11 

Willow warbler 1

Reed warbler 16 (2)

Barn swallow 3

Blackcap 3

Reed bunting 1

Goldfinch 1

White wagtail 5

Garden warbler 3

Great tit 2

Nuthatch 1

Common treecreeper 1

 

Måndag den 25 augusti 2014

Bluethroat. Photo by Annemarie

Staff: Bruno, Ashwin and Annemarie.

 

Weather: Misty and cold early morning, sunny in the middle and raining in the latest hour.

 

Project: CES Ringing Banvallen.

 

Today´s captures;

Blalckcap 5

Reed bunting 6 (3)

Bluethroat 3

Tree pipit 2

Common whitethroat 1 (2)

Red-backed shrike 2 (1)

Garden warbler 7 (1)

Song thrush 1

Blackbird 1

Great tit (2)

Blue tit (2)

Reed warbler 18 (1)

Måndag den 25 augusti 2014

Staff: Bruno, Ashwin and Annemarie.

 

Weather: Misty and cold early morning, sunny in the middle and raining in the latest hour.

 

Project: CES Ringing Banvallen.

 

Today´s captures;

Blalckcap 5

Reed bunting 6 (3)

Bluethroat 3

Tree pipit 2

Common whitethroat 1 (2)

Red-backed shrike 2 (1)

Garden warbler 7 (1)

Song thrush 1

Blackbird 1

Great tit (2)

Blue tit (2)

Reed warbler 18 (1)

Måndag den 25 augusti 2014

Staff: Bruno, Ashwin and Annemarie.

 

Weather: Misty and cold early morning, sunny in the middle and raining in the latest hour.

 

Project: CES Ringing Banvallen.

 

Today´s captures;

Blalckcap 5

Reed bunting 6 (3)

Bluethroat 3

Tree pipit 2

Common whitethroat 1 (2)

Red-backed shrike 2 (1)

Garden warbler 7 (1)

Song thrush 1

Blackbird 1

Great tit (2)

Blue tit (2)

Reed warbler 18 (1)

Söndag den 24 augusti 2014

Juvenile female Blue throat

Staff: Bruno, Ashwin, Annemarie, Patrick and Helena.

Project: CES ringing at Vallen.

Weather: Cloudy in the early morning, around 15 degrees with a light breeze, sunshine breaking through later in the morning

Today was a fantastic day at Vallen with a few highlights. We caught a Blue Throat, Tree Pipit and a Red Start. We were especially excited about the two Barred Warblers, with which we now have four individuals of this species ringed this season.

 

Today´s captures:

Lördag den 23 augusti 2014

Staff: Bruno, Ashwin, Annemarie, and Helena.

Project: CES ringing at Ässön.

Weather: Cloudy day with some rain around midday and early afternoon.

A total of 71 birds captured at Ässön today. The Common Sandpiper must without doubt be considered the highlight of the morning.

Today´s captures:

 

Common Sandpiper 1

Nuthatch (1 retrap)

Sedge Warbler 7 (+1 retrap)

Goldcrest 1

Reed Warbler 13 (+5 retraps)

Lesser whitethroat 2