Tisdag den 17 september 2013

1cy female Sparrowhawk. Photo: MKS

Personnel; MKS, TMJ, 2x ’Crane Girls’

Weather; No fog!! A dit more dull and overcast than usual with light SE wind.

Projects; Standardised CES Ringing (Vallen, Fågelsjön)

Ringing totals; Nets 06:25 – 10:45

Chiffchaff 1
Robin 1
Dunnock 1
Reed Warbler 12
Sedge Warbler 5
Wren 1
Reed Bunting 32
Blue Tit 10
Chaffinch 1
Bearded Tit 2
Bluethroat 3
Great Tit 1
Greenfinch 1
Sparrowhawk 1

TOTAL = 72 (+ 20 Controls)

Yet more Bluethroat! Almost not worth mentioning them anymore – more common than Greenfinch with today’s bird being only the 9th ringed this season. The Sparrowhawk was a 1cy female and the first of the season. 2 more Bearded Tit bring the season total to 30 birds.