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Revtangen BO May 6th-9th

A quite early Bluethroat male was caught on the 8th

Stable weather conditions, warm and mostly sunny, SE in the morning turning S-SW around 11. Difficult trapping conditions after 11 all days. Nets open most days 05.30-16, netmeter hours 3300.

Summary of birds ringed:

May 6th: Collared Dove 1, Winter Wren 1, Blackcap 3, Common Whitethroat 1, Lesser Whitethroat 1, Willow Warbler 10, Chiffchaff 4, House Sparrow 1, Greenfinch 2, Mealy Redpoll 1, Lesser Redpoll 3. Total = 28. 

May 7th: Collared Dove 1, Common Redstart 1, Blackcap 6, Common Whitethroat 4, Lesser Whitethroat 1, Willow Warbler 14, Chiffchaff 8, Mealy redpoll 2, Lesser Redpoll 8. Total = 45. 

May 8th: Meadow Pipit 1, Common Redstart 4, Bluethroat 1, Fieldfare 1, Song Thrush 1, Sedge Warbler 1, Common Whitethroat 6, Lesser Whitethroat 3, Willow Warbler 29, Chiffchaff 4, House Sparrow 2, Mealy Redpoll 4, Lesser Redpoll 14, Common Linnet 4. Total = 75. Also a Common Redstart with a Danish ring.

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A quite early Bluethroat male was caught on the 8th. 

May 9th: Common Redstart 6, Common Whitethroat 1, Lesser Whitethroat 1, Willow Warbler 16, Chiffchaff 5, Common Starling 1, Chaffinch 1, Lesser Redpoll 3. Total = 34. 

Observations on the 9th: Caspian Tern 1 adult in Orrevatnet, first spotted from the bird observatory. 

Haavard Husebö