Staff: Carlos, Bruno, Annemarie, Kieran, Helena
Weather: Sunny, no wind, around 25 degrees celsius.
CES-ringing: Today's session on Ässön gave 128 birds, of which 121 were new ringings. These proportions make it quite clear that Ässön is a migration site. Nothing too interesting in the catch, but Annemarie and Bruno were happy to finally see a Black Woodpecker on the island.
Reed Warbler: 20 new
Sedge Warbler: 24 new
Willow Warbler: 19 new
Blue Tit: 22 new, 2 retraps
Reed Bunting: 19 new, 1 retrap
Chaffinch: 4 new
Blackcap: 3 new
White Wagtail: 1 new
Common Whitethroat: 1 new
Garden Warbler: 2 new, 1 retrap
Great Tit: 2 new, 2 retraps
Red-backed Shrike: 1 new
European Robin: 2 new, 1 retrap
Marsh Warbler: 1 new
The night before, Carlos, Annemarie, Kieran, and Helena went wader ringing on Löten together with Magnus Friberg. A Wood Sandpiper, two Ruff and a Greenshank were caught. All of them were born this year.
This afternoon, Annemarie, Bruno, and Kieran have gone with Magnus Friberg to try and see Eagle Owls. We wish them the best of luck!