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Revtangen BO October 12th

A few northern redpolls have arrived the last days

E to ESE light wind, at times 4-5 m/s but mostly quite windless. Sunny. Playback on Blackcap during the night and Redwing at dawn, and Grey Wagtail, Yellowhammer, Redpoll and European Goldfinch during the day. Nets open 07-17, netmeter gours approx. 3300.

Ringed: Water Rail 1, Meadow Pipit 2, Grey Wagtail 2, Winter Wren 9, European Robin 15, Song Thrush 4, Redwing 5, Common Blackbird 2, Fieldfare 3, Blackcap 2, Chiffchaff 6, Goldcrest 9, Great Tit 8, Blue Tit 27, House Sparrow 1, Tree Sparrow 2, Chaffinch 3, Brambling 8, Greenfinch 6, Lesser Redpoll 4, Mealy Redpoll 8, ARCTIC REDPOLL 1, European Goldfinch 3, Common Linnet 2, Reed Bunting 1. Total = 134.

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A few northern redpolls have arrived the last days, such as this adult male Mealy Redpoll. Gråsisik.

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In between the Mealies we also found the first Arctic Redpoll (ssp. exilipes) of the season. Polarsisik.


Ingvald Ekeland, Haavard Husebö and Alf Tore Mjös. 2 visitors.