Revtangen BO May 16th-31st

Some rining was done on 10 days. No ringing between 25th and 29th because of windy conditions. There were no days with really favourable conditions, therefore it was slow going with typically 10-30 birds/day.

Ringed, May 16th-31st: Northern Lapwing 16 (chicks in nearby fields), Collared Dove 2, Barn Swallow 5, White Wagtail 2, Meadow Pipit 4, European Robin 1, Common Redstart 4, Fieldfare 3, Common Blackbird 2, Redwing 1, Sedge Warbler 17, Garden Warbler 2, Blackcap 2, Common Whitethroat 13, Lesser Whitethroat 5, Willow Warbler 40, Chiffchaff 16, Pied Flycatcher 2, Spotted Flycatcher 2, Common Starling 4, House Sparrow 14, Greenfinch 2, Lesser Redpoll 20, Eurasian Siskin 4, Common Linnet 6, European Goldfinch 2. Total = 184. Also 29 controls, including a Sedge Warbler with aring from Belgium.

Only five Lesser Whitethroats due to lack of easterlies. Møller.

Ringmerket, 16. - 31.mai: Vipe 16, tyrkerdue 2, låvesvale 5, linerle 2, heipiplerke 4, rødstrupe 1, rødstjert 4, gråtrost 3, svarttrost 2, rødvingetrost 1, sivsanger 17, hagesanger 2, munk 2, tornsanger 13, møller 5, løvsanger 40, gransanger 16, svarthvit fluesnapper 2, gråfluesnapper 2, stær 4, gråspurv 14, grønnfink 2, brunsisik 20, grønnsisik 4, tornirisk 6, stillits 2. Total = 184. Også 29 kontroller, inkl. en sivsanger med belgisk ring.

Quite a few Ciffchaffs from this period were identified as the nominate ssp. Gransanger, underarten collybita.