Saturday, August 21, 2010

August 20 - Reached 30 different species in the first 5 days!

Today is the 5th day. 17 different species out of 33 birds in total were ringed today.
And with these birds, we have already achieved to ringed 30 different species out of 146 birds in the first 5 days!

Semi-collared Flycatcher (Ficedula semitorquata), River Warbler (Locustella fluviatilis), Bee-eater (Merops apiaster), Tree Sparrow (Passer montanus), Sedge Warbler (Acrocephalus schoenobaenus), Song Thrush (Turdus philomelos) were new species for this season. Tree sparrow was a control bird ringed in our station in spring 2010.

Good birding...:)

Today's birds were:

-Marsh Warbler (Acrocephalus palustris)
-Reed Warbler (Acrocephalus scirpaceus)
-Great Reed Warbler (Acrocephalus arundinaceus)
-Red-backed Shrike (Lanius collurio)
-Syrian Woodpecker (Dendrocopos syriacus)
-Garden Warbler (Sylvia borin)
-Wryneck (Jynx torquilla
-Willow Warbler (Phylloscopus trochilus)
-Whitethroat (Sylvia communis)
-Barred Warbler (Sylvia nisoria)
-Cetti's Warbler (Cettia cetti)
-Semi-collared Flycatcher (Ficedula semitorquata)
-River Warbler (Locustella fluviatilis)
-Bee-eater (Merops apiaster)
-Tree Sparrow (Passer montanus)
-Sedge Warbler (Acrocephalus schoenobaenus)
-Song Thrush (Turdus philomelos)

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