Wednesday, September 1, 2010

August 31 - A new arrival!

Today is the 16th day. 15 species out of 28 birds in total were ringed.
A Redstart (Phoenicurus phoenicurus) was new for this season and a Bee-eater (Merops apiaster) was the second for this season.
The Nightjar (Caprimulgus europaeus) with its small bill, but huge mouth amazed new volunteers!

Good birding...:)

Today's birds were:

Great Reed Warbler (Acrocephalus arundinaceus)
Marsh Warbler (Acrocephalus palustris)
Reed Warbler (Acrocephalus scirpaceus)
Red-backed Shrike (Lanius collurio)
Garden Warbler (Sylvia borin)
Lesser Whitethroat (Sylvia curruca)
Nightjar (Caprimulgus europaeus)
Willow Warbler (Phylloscopus trochilus)
Whitethroat (Sylvia communis)
Blackcap (Sylvia atricapilla)
Bee-eater (Merops apiaster)
Roller (Coracias garrulus)
Bluethroat (Luscinia svecica)
Pied Wagtail (Motacilla alba)
Redstart (Phoenicurus phoenicurus)

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