Wednesday April 24th 2019

Staff: Lucía Acevedo (LA), Andrea Molina (AM)

Weather: Clear and a bit windy in the morning.

Projects: MARSH HARRIER
We have come back to Åslaholmen becouse yesterday we observed a lot of marsh harriers from there. In Fågelsjön, we have seen 2 females and 4 males. In Åslasjön we have found a nest and we have seen several males and females foraging in the area. It looks like marsh harriers like this region.

Tuesday April 23rd 2019

Staff: Lucía Acevedo (LA), Andrea Molina (AM)

Weather: Clear in the morning and lightly cloudy in the afternoon. Quite windy.

Projects: MARSH HARRIER
From Åslaholmen, we have seen 4 females and at least 6 males. Besides, we found two nest in the area. We observed in the area many reed buntings and greylag gooses, a couple of red-necked grebe... Also, we have been hearing the bittern all the time, we hope we could also see it.

Monday April 22nd 2019

b>Staff: Lucía Acevedo (LA), Andrea Molina (AM)
Weather: Sunny!

Projects: MARSH HARRIER

We have been in the platform of Löten and identified one territory, also, we have seen one of the pairs of yesterday that we saw in Rysjön.

Projects: NEST BOXES

We have came back to Sörön to change the ones that were broken, we still have a bit of work to do here, but it´s almost ready!.

:)

Sunday April 21st 2019

b>Staff: Lucía Acevedo (LA), Andrea Molina (AM)
Weather: Sunny!
Projects: MARSH HARRIER

We have been in Rysjön and identified two territories, we have seen both females carrying material for the nest.

Projects: NEST BOXES

We have been in Sörön also this afternoon, checking and cleaning the nest boxes, tomorrow we will change and fix some of them that were on the ground or broken.

:)

Friday April 19th 2019

Staff: Lucía Acevedo (LA), Andrea Molina (AM)
Weather: Super sunny!
Projects: SURVEY WETLANDS
We have done the first census of the season! It was a bit hard becouse although at the day it´s sunny and quite warm, at the mornings is still winter.
We have done some areas of the wetlands, and tomorrow we will finish :)

Projects: MARSH HARRIER
We have indentified one of the marsh harriers territories, and we have seen some males.

Thursday April 18th 2019

Staff: Lucía Acevedo (LA), Andrea Molina (AM) (Spanish team, just arrived this week).
Weather: Surprisingly sunny
Projects: WETLANDS
Magnus Pearson just explained us all the logistic survey census in the wetlands, tomorrow we are going to start!!

Work at the bird observatory this year

Do you want to work for us this year?
We are looking for personel for this year's field season.
What we need is 2-3 persons who will work with our various projects during the period from the mid April until the end of June. A couple of the projects you will work with is the wetland surveys and our ortolan bunting project.
In addition to this, we need ringers and ringing assistants from midsummer until the end of September.

Send an email to staff_manager@kvismaren.org with your application.

Tuesday September 25th 2018

Staff: Quentin Demarquet (QDT), Chiel Waagenaar (CWR), Etienne Debenest (EDT).

Weather: Sunny

Projects: RINGING STATION

23/09/2018 : Waders night in Loten!

This Sunday night was not windy but cold, a good moment to try catching waders. Here is the assessment: 12 birds for 5 species

Teal : 7

Ruff : 1

Snipe : 2

Dunlin : 1

Wheatear : 1

24/09/2018 : Ban Vallen : 49 newly ringed, 6 retraps, 13 species