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Revtangen BO September 26th

A very greyish Common Whitethroat

The weather was much the same as yesterday. Unusually warm, around 15 degrees through the night. Vert light ESE in the morning, increasing to 8-10 m/s after lunch. Mostly cloudy. Nets open 06-18, netmeter hours approx. 3500. Playback on Garden Warbler and Yellow-browed Warbler during the night, European Robin at dawn and Grey Wagtail and European Goldfinch during the day. 

Ringed: Great Spotted Woodpecker 1, Lesser Spotted Woodpecker 1, Grey Wagtail 1. Meadow Pipit 1, Winter Wren 4, European Robin 10, Common Redstart 1, Song Thrush 12, Common Blackbird 4, Garden Warbler 5, Blackcap 8, EASTERN COMMON WHITETHROAT 1, Willow Warbler 6, Chiffchaff 6, Goldcrest 2, Coal Tit 4, Great Tit 3, Blue Tit 21, Tree Sparrow 4, Chaffinch 3, Brambling 1, Yellowhammer 3. Total = 102. Also 6 controls, including a Greenfinch not from Revtangen.

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A very greyish 1 cy Common Whitethroat was trapped today, presumably of eastern origin (S.c.icterops/rubicola). 1K Tornsanger, underart icterops/rubicola. The wing measured 77 mm, very long for a 1 cy Common Whitethroat.

Haavard Husebö and Alf Tore Mjös