Onsdag den 2 juli 2014

The Ortolan male in this picture has food for his chicks in the beak. Photo: Marianne Stoessel

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

Weather: Foggy in the morning, but clearing up to a beautiful and warm day, although with some rain and thunder in the afternoon and evening. Weak to no wind.

Farmland Survey: Marianne did a great job with the Farmland Project today, locating a Skylark nest AND confirming that the Ortolan pair on Husön are feeding their young.

CES: On the second day of standardised ringing my true love sent to me:

1 Treecreeper

3 Marsh Tits

Tisdag den 1 juli 2014

This photo does not come from today, but we promised you a photo of Marsh Harrier Chick some days ago! Chick ringed the 29/6/14 in Åslaholmen (photo: MSL)

1st day of July at the Kvismare fågelstation = 1st day of ringing staff = long day of work!

 

Personal: Teresa, Magnus, Helena, Daniel, Lena, Carlos, Marianne ; Guest: Dennis, Emilia and August

Weather: Cloudy in the early morning, then sunny for the rest of the day (little rain in the late afternoon)

Projects; Great Reed Warbler; Farmland Birds; Ringing program and ringing setup

Måndag den 30 juni 2014

Always look on the bright side of life.

Personal: Teresa, Magnus, Helena, Daniel, Lena, Marianne, Guest: August with Carlos arriving from spain, but not bringing the weather !

Weather: Aweful

Projects; Great Reed Warbler; Farmland Birds; Ringing setup, Marsh Harrier Nest Search.

The Great reed warbler team braved the rain and managed to succesfully find and ring a brood of chicks, plus catch a further male and female at another site.

Söndag den 29 juni 2014

Mellandag!

Personal: TMJ, MSL, HHT, DMG & LSS. Gäster: Dennis och Max Hasselquist samt August Thomasson.

 

Weather: Cloudy, rainy and sunny. Weak easterly winds. Average temperature around 17 degrees.

 

GRW: 2 nest predated in Åslasjön and Nyängen (possibly Water Rale or Bittern)

HHT och DMG: 11 net rides prepared at Banvallen

MPN: Caught 2 Ortolan Buntings in Västmanland with Patrik Röhnnstad and put loggers on them

MSL: Farmland census at Husön and Ängfallet.

 

Lördag den 28 juni 2014

Leftover day!

 

Personel: Daniel, Helena, Marianne, Lena, Teresa, Magnus, August

Weather:  AWFUL!!! Cloudy, mostly rainy, windy afternoon

Projects: Great Reed Warblers (GRW), Farmland birds, Netrights for the Ringing

 

 

Fredag den 27 juni 2014

Need for Reed. Photo: August Thomasson

STUPID FAT HOBBY!

Personal: Teresa, Magnus, Helena, Daniel, Lena, Marianne, Guest: August

Weather: Some proper rain in the late morning, otherwise cloudy with a few light showers here and there.

Projects; Great Reed Warbler; Farmland Birds; Ringing setup, Marsh Harriers Flyways, Marsh Harrier Nest Search

Torsdag den 26 juni 2014

Farmer spraying a field with pesticides, BUT left 2 ha unsprayed around an ortolan nest. Thank you Arne Andersson, farmer at Söröslätten. Foto: Magnus Persson

Farmer save an Ortolan Bunting brood!

 

Personel; Marianne, Daniel, Helena, Lena, Magnus, Teresa. Guests: August and Bengt

Weather; Nice sunny day

Projects; Great Reed Warbler; Farmland Birds; Marsh Harrier Nests; Ringing set up

 

Onsdag den 25 juni 2014

Personal: Teresa, Magnus, Helena, Daniel, Lena, Marianne, Guest: August and Bengt

Weather: Sunny in the morning with cloud leading to rain coming in the afternoon

Projects; Great Reed Warbler; Farmland Birds; Ringing setup, Marsh Harriers Flyways

Food is the key to a good days work

Tisdag den 24 juni 2014

Hej!

Personal: Helena, Lena, Daniel, Magnus, Teresa, Marianne och gäst Jens Ramnebro.

Väder: Sol och regn blandat. Cirka 18 grader. 

Dagens arbete:Trastsångarprojektet (TMJ och LSS) meddelar att ett trastsångarpar bygger nytt bo i i Fågelsjön. Detta par har varit olycksdrabbat mked döda ungar i boet, men roligt att se att instinkten att föröka sig håller i sig. Annars 

 

Måndag den 23 juni 2014

The Skylark nest found in the Eko crops (Photo: Marianne)

Rainbow Monday

Personal: Teresa, Magnus, Helena, Daniel, Lena, Marianne

Weather: Almost all the weathers except snow!

Projects; Great Reed Warbler; Farmland Birds; Ringing setup, Marsh Harriers Flyways

Today the GRW Team checked out all the nests in Nyängen and Rysjön. All the ringed chicks until now are now fledged there and successfully grown. They could observe these Great Reed Warbler chicks fledged very near, which is a very pleasant observation!