Saturday, August 21, 2010

August 19 - A very productive day with 3 new species

Today is the 4rd day. There was a significant increase in the number of birds caught.

14 species out of 40 birds in total were caught. Swallows (Hirundo rustica), Spotted Flycatcher (Muscicapa striata) & Blackcap (Sylvia atricapilla) were new species for this season.

Good birding...:)

Today's birds were:

-Thrush Nightingale (Luscinia luscinia)
-Marsh Warbler (Acrocephalus palustris)
-Reed Warbler (Acrocephalus scirpaceus)
-Great Reed Warbler (Acrocephalus arundinaceus)
-Red-backed Shrike (Lanius collurio)
-Garden Warbler (Sylvia borin)
-Savi's Warbler (Locustella lusciniodes)
-Great Tit (Parus Major)
-Willow Warbler (Phylloscopus trochilus)
-Whitethroat (Sylvia communis)
-Cetti's Warbler (Cettia cetti)
-Swallow (Hirundo rustica)
-Spotted Flycatcher (Muscicapa striata)
-Blackcap (Sylvia atricapilla)

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