Onsdag den 25 september 2013

Meadow Pipit. Photo; MKS

Personnel; MKS, TMJ, 1x ’Crane Girls’ (Camille has left)

Weather; Less wind early but still increasing during the morning (northerly). Very cold first thing with a carpet of frost everywhere. Mostly clear skies throughout.
Projects; Standardised CES Ringing (Vallen, Fågelsjön)

Ringing totals; Nets 06:45 – 10:20

Chiffchaff 1
Reed Warbler 3
Robin 1
Meadow Pipit 1
Wren 1
Redpoll 6 (all ssp. flammea)
Brambling 3
Reed Bunting 32
Bearded Tit 1
Blue Tit 7
Yellowhammer 1
Great Tit 1

TOTAL = 58 (+ 4 Control)

The wind dropped enough to go to Vallen today although it was bitterly cold and the boardwalks were very slippery and icy. A second Meadow Pipit for the season was as unexpected as the first a few days ago. Other than that, more of usual finches and buntings.