Lördag den 12 juli 2014

Penduline Tit. Photo by Carlos

Personal: Teresa, , Helena, Daniel, Carlos, Marianne, Antoine; and Hannes.  

Weather: We had very cold this morning and cloudy the afternoon.

Projects; Great Reed Warbler ; Ringing program CES ;


CES Ringing programme : Ringing session as usual in the reeds with the following birds caught:

-Thrush Nightingale

-Reed Warbler


-Willow Warbler

-Sedge Warbler

-Pied Flycatcher


-Common Whitethroat

Fredag den 11 juli 2014

Long-Eared Owl chick in Öby Kulle (photo: MSL)

Beautiful and sunny weather in Kvismaren, like a Spanish spring!

Personal: Teresa, Helena, Daniel, Carlos, Bruno, Antoine, Marianne; Guest researcher: Maja

Weather: Sunny day with moderate breeze from east-northeast. Average temperature of 21degrees.

Projects; Great Reed Warbler; Farmland Birds; CES

Torsdag den 10 juli 2014

Hilmar with a fancy Greenfinch! Photo: Jan Lindström

Staff: Teresa, Carlos, Bruno, Helena, Daniel, Marianne, Antoine and Maja Tarka. Guests: Jan and Hilmar Lindström.


Weather: Foggy  early morning, sunny and warm during the whole day with clouds leading to rain coming in the afternoon.


Great Reed Warbler project: Maja and Teresa have retraped  a female breeding in Egeby. This was ringed  at the first time  in Vallet (28/08/13) when she was aged as a 1st year. 


Tisdag den 8 juli 2014

The day before yesterday, sorry Magnus......

Staff: Teresa, Carlos, Bruno, Helena, Daniel, Susan, Marianne, Antoine and Maja Tarka.


Weather: Sun, sun and more sun

Farmland project: Failed to catch the target ortolan bunting


Great Reed Warbler project: Another good day by teresa


CES: Another day and another CES session completed with the following totals from BVAL:

Great tit- 2

Wren- 1

Sedge warler- 8 (1)

Robin- 2

willow warbler- 10 (5)

Onsdag den 9 juli 2014

Bearded tit. Photo by Carlos

Staff: Teresa, Carlos, Bruno, Helena, Daniel, Susan, Marianne, Antoine and Maja Tarka.


Weather: Another hot sunny day in Kvismaren. It seems Spain and not Sweden.


Great Reed Warbler project: A female, which was building its nest, was caught this morning by the GRW team.


Måndag den 7 juli 2014

Staff: Teresa, Carlos, Helena, Daniel, Susan, Marianne, Antoine, and visitor Arne. Newly arrived: Maja Tarka (GRW project) and Bruno (CES ringing).

Weather: Very hot, no wind or clouds. Maybe 30 degrees?

Dagens arbete:

Two new nests of Great Reed Warbler were found today, which is unusually late in the season.

Söndag den 6 juli 2014

Susan and Carlos holding just some of the baby Blue Tits caught and ringed today. Photo by Antoine.

Personel; Marianne, Antoine, Carlos, Teresa, Daniel, Helena, Susan. Guest: Arne

Weather; Mostly sunny, slightly windy

Projects; Great Reed Warbler; Ringing; Marsh Harrier Nests; Farmland Surveys


Fredag den 4 juli 2014

Carlos has ringed lanius collurio this morning; picture. Carlos

Personal: Teresa, Magnus (last day!!), Helena, Daniel, Carlos, Marianne, Antoine; Susan, Guest: August

Weather: we had a very shiny and sunny morning, and then clouds went back and covered the sky at 8am.

The rest of the day, sunshine in the sky!

Projects; Great Reed Warbler ; Farmland Birds ; Ringing program CES ; Marsh Harrier nests

Ringing session goes on in the reed with 59 birds which were caught:

-Willow warbler

-Garden warbler

-Sedge warbler

-Lesser whitethroat


Lördag den 5 juli 2014

Personel; Marianne, Antoine, Carlos, Teresa, Daniel, Helena, Susane, Alexandra. Guest: August and Arne

Weather; Sunny and a bit windy

Projects; Great Reed Warbler; Ringing; Marsh Harrier Nests


Great Reed Warbler's team caught the logger male at Nyängen. Very good! But the logger was not on. It was lost somehow. Not good at all! Next to him, a new male which couldn't be identify was singing like crazy! Who's him?


Torsdag den 3 juli 2014

Staff: Carlos, Daniel, Helena, Marianne, Magnus, Teresa. Guests: Dennis and Emilia and August

Weather: Windy and rainy in the morning, better in the afternoon.

Projects: Farmland Survey ; CES ; GRW