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
Reed Warbler 3
Meadow Pipit 1
Redpoll 6 (all ssp. flammea)
Reed Bunting 32
Bearded Tit 1
Blue Tit 7
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.