Saturday, September 11, 2010

September 10 - Fantastic day !

Today is the 26th day. 11 species out 19 birds in totatl were ringed. Two new species for this season: a Chiffchaff (Phylloscopus collybita) & a Tree Pipit (Anthus trivialis) on the net!

We also recorded 4 Black-bailled Sandgrouse (Pterocles orientalis), 17 Chukar (Alectoris chukar) and 2 Little Ringed Plover (Charadrius dubius)in our daily morning observations.

And, Today, our daily friends from Antalya: Lale Aktay and Özgün Sözüer visited us. Thanks to Özgün that He tought us how to knit mist nets. From now on we can knit our own nets. They went back to Kars for one week Ethnobiology course which was also orginesed by our society.

Good birding...:)

Today's birds were:

Bluethroat (Luscinia svecica)
Garden Warbler (Sylvia borin)
Swallow (Hirundo rustica)
Yellow Wagtail (Motacilla flava)
Blackcap (Sylvia atricapilla)
Tree Pipit (Anthus trivialis)
Whitethroat (Sylvia communis)
Roller (Coracias garrulus)
Wryneck (Jynx torquilla)
Bee-eater (Merops apiaster)
Chiffchaff (Phylloscopus collybita)

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