tirsdag 30. mai 2017

Revtangen BO May 25th

Light winds, mostly from NW. Fog much of the day. Nets open 09-21, netmeter hours approx. 4000. 

Ringed: Common Redshank 1, Collared Dove 1, Barn Swallow 2 (first this season), Meadow Pipit 1, Fieldfare 6, Sedge Warbler 1, Common Whitethroat 1, Chiffchaff 2, Common Starling 1, House Sparrow 2, Lesser Redpoll 2, Common Linnet 3. Total = 25. Also 7 controls. 

Ringmerket: Rødstilk 1, tyrkerdue 1, låvesvale 2, heipiplerke 1, gråtrost 6, sivsanger 1, tornsanger 1, gransanger 2, stær 1, gråspurv 2, brunsisik 2, tornirisk 3. Total = 25. Også 7 kontroller. 

Common Redshank trapped in the "Revtangen artificial wetlands". The Norwegian redshank colourringing project use orange flags with a 3-letter inscription on the right tibia and a yellow marker on the left tibia.

Alf Tore Mjös. 2 visitors.

søndag 28. mai 2017

Revtangen BO May 23rd

Very little vind in the morning and later a light SE, but very few migrants around. Nets open 05.30-12.30, netmeter hours approx. 2400. 

Ringed: Sedge Warbler 1, Blackcap 1, Garden Warbler 3, Willow Warbler 1, Chiffchaff 1, Spotted Flycatcher 1, Common Starling 3, House Sparrow 1, Lesser Redpoll 3 and Common Linnet 1. Total = 16, also 7 controls. 

Ringmerket: Sivsanger 1, munk 1, hagesanger 3, løvsanger 1, gransanger 1, gråfluesnapper 1, stær 3, gråspurv 1, brunsisik 3 og tornirisk 1. Total = 16. 

Alf Tore Mjøs

Revtangen BO May 19th-21st

A bit of on-and-off trapping these days, with nets open in the afternoon on the 19th, the morning and early afternoon on the 20th and some hours around mid-dag on the 21st. Not a lot going on, the wind was mainly in "the difficult south". 

In total, birds ringed these 3 days: Common Cuckoo 1 (th first in a few years), Eurasian Skylark 1 (first this season, very rarely caught), White Wagtail 2, Meadow Pipit 1, Song Thrush 1, Fieldfare 4, Sedge Warbler 2, Blackcap 3, Common Whitethroat 3, Lesser Whitethroat 2, Willow Warbler 11, Chiffchaff 3, Spotted Flycatcher 3, House Sparrow 5 (the first juveniles of the season on the 19th), Common Starling 1, Chaffinch 1, Greenfinch 1, Eurasian Siskin 1 (first this season), Lesser Redpoll 11, Common Linnet 3. Total = 59. Also 16 controls. 

Ringmerket: Gjøk 1, sanglerke 1, linerle 2, heipiplerke 1, måltrost 1, gråtrost 4, sivsanger 2, munk 3, tornsanger 3, møller 2, løvsanger 11, gransanger 3, gråfluesnapper 3, gråspurv 5, stær 1, bokfink 1, grønnfink 1, grønnsisik 1, brunsisik 11 og tornirisk 2. Total = 59, også 16 kontroller. 

Terje Lislevand and Alf Tore Mjös.


onsdag 17. mai 2017

Revtangen BO May 17th

Thick fog in the morning hours, and the nets caught little else than water. The fog eventually cleared but a southern 5-7 m/s was far from ideal and the catch was all but impressive. Nets open 06-18, netmeter hours approx. 4000. 

Ringed: Collared Dove 1, Fieldfare 2, Redwing 1, Sedge Warbler 2, Common Whitethroat 3, Willow Warbler 5, Common Starling 2, House Sparrow 1, Chaffinch 1. Total = 18. Also 8 controls, including a Sedge Warbler not from Revtangen. 

Ringmerket: Tyrkerdue 1, gråtrost 2, rødvingetrost 1, sivsanger 2, tornsanger 3, løvsanger 5, stær 2, gråspurv 1, bokfink 1. Total = 18. Også 8 kontroller, inkl. en sivsanger merket annetsteds. 

Observations: 
Revtangen: Brent Goose 3, Common Scoter 70, Long-tailed Duck 1, Bar-tailed Godwit 3, Red Knot 31, Turnstone 17, Purple Sandpiper 1, Dunlin 160, Common Redshank 5, Common Sandpiper 2. 

The doe Roe Deer at the top was courted by the buck in the lower photo, along the gravel road down to Revtangen in the early morning.

Alf Tore Mjös. 1 visitor.

tirsdag 16. mai 2017

Revtangen BO May 15th

Thick fog in the morning, and the nets were not opened until after 9. Winds from the south 6-8 m/s. Nets open until 18, netmeter hours approx. 2800. 

Ringed: Meadow Pipit 2, Greenland Wheatear 1, Whinchat 1 (first this season), Common Whitethroat 1, Willow Warbler 2, Common Starling 1, House Sparrow 1, Yellowhammer 1. Total = 10. 

Ringmerket: Heipiplerke 2, Steinskvett 1 (leucorhoa), buskskvett 1, tornsanger 1, løvsanger 2, stær 1, gråspurv 1, gulspurv 1. Total = 10.

Observations: Common Quail 1 male singing. 

Alf Tore Mjös

Revtangen BO May 14th

Continued SE. Fewer birds than previous days, but still a decent catch.

Ringed: Wood Pigeon 2, White Wagtail 1, Tree Pipit 3, Greenland Wheatear 1 (first this season), Common Redstart 3, Blackcap 1, Common Whitethroat 2, Lesser Whitethroat 2, Willow Warbler 16, Chiffchaff 1, Common Starling 3, Lesser Redpoll 3, Common Linnet 1. Total = 39. A Blackcap with a Dutch ring was controlled.

Ringmerket: Ringdue 2, linerle 1, trepiplerke 3, steinskvett 1 (leucorhoa), rødstjert 3, munk 1, tornsanger 2, møller 2, løvsanger 16, gransanger 1, stær 3, brunsisik 3, tornirisk 1. Total = 39. En munk med nederlandsk ring ble kontrollert.

Observations: Gyrfalcon 1 2cy. 

Renate Berg, Espen Helgesen and Haavard Husebö. 

Revtangen BO May 13th

Continued SE, but not as many birds around as yesterday. 

Ringed: European Robin 1, Common Redstart 6, Sedge Warbler 1, Blackcap 1, Garden Warbler 4, Common Whitethroat 1, Lesser Whitethroat 1, Willow Warbler 37, Chiffchaff 1, Pied Flycatcher 8, Spotted Flycatcher 2, Common Starling 2, Lesser Redpoll 2. Total = 67. 

Ringmerket: Rødstrupe 1, rødstjert 6, sivsanger 1, munk 1, hagesanger 4, tornsanger 1, møller 1, løvsanger 37, gransanger 1, svarthvit fluesnapper 8, gråfluesnapper 2, stær 2, brunsisik 2. Total = 67. 
 

Observations: Western Marsh Harrier 1 female. 

Renate Berg, Espen Helgesen and Haavard Husebö