Landsort Birds Diary!

Landsort Birds Diary!

25th July 2019

2019 JuliPosted by Espen & Matt 25 Jul, 2019 20:31:44

In line with soaring temperatures across much of western and northern Europe, today reached 30c here, the hottest day of the year so far. Around 150 Painted Ladies (Tistelfjäril) were seen north of the obs today – we have seen another big surge of this species in the last two days after the main arrival in June. 20 birds were ringed this morning, including an adult male Scarlet Rosefinch (Rosenfink).

Wind: Westerly
Strength 0-6 m/s
Temperature: 18-30
Visibility: Good
Cloud cover: 0-2/8
Precipitation: None

Ringing day totals:

Robin / Rödhake: 1

Blackbird / Koltrast: 3

Icterine Warbler / Härmsångare: 3

Lesser Whitethroat / Ärtsångare: 2

Willow Warbler / Lövsångare: 3

Great Tit / Talgoxe: 2

Tree Sparrow / Pilfink: 4

Scarlet Rosefinch: 1

Yellowhammer / Gulsparv: 1

Total: 20