Saturday May 5th 2018

Staff: Etienne Debenest (EDT), Melanie Bouyssou (MBU), Gildas Baudouin (GBN), Ana Jara (AJA), Mariana Lapa (MLA), Laila Aranda (LAR), Tage Ashing (TAG)
Weather: Sunny and warm
Projects: Ortolan Bunting, Curlew, GRW

Ortolan Buntings: Tag and Magnus Pearson have checking the ortolan buntings for colour rings and 2 out of 3 had colour rings!!!!! What a nice surprise!!!!! Now they´re trying to guess the colour code as ortolans move a lot and so it´s not easy to read them

Friday May 4th 2018

Eggs in starling nestbox.

Staff: Etienne Debenest (EDT), Melanie Bouyssou (MBU), Gildas Baudouin (GBN), Ana Jara (AJA), Mariana Lapa (MLA), Laila Aranda (LAR), Tage Ashing (TAG)

Weather: sunny and windy day.

Projects: ORTOLAN BUNTINGS
Tage has seen three males this morning.

Projects: STARLING NESTBOXES
we check all the nest box in Kvismaren (ängfallet, öby kulle, hammar, fiskinge) for the final clutch. We’re looking forward for the hatching. Ringing 12 adults: starling and 1 great tit.

Thursday May 3rd 2018

Staff: Etienne Debenest (EDT), Melanie Bouyssou (MBU), Gildas Baudouin (GBN), Ana Jara (AJA), Mariana Lapa (MLA), Laila Aranda (LAR), Tage Ashing (TAG)

Weather: Cloudy and raining in the morning
Projects: ORTOLAN BUNTINGS
Tage has seen three males in Lindåsabacken and Sörön this morning.
Projects: STARLING NESTBOXES
Another checking day. The clutch is close!
Projects: MARSH HARRIER
One new nest founded
Projects: GREAT REED WARBLER
Checked Fågelsjön and Östra.
AJA

Wednesday May 2nd 2018

Fågelsjön (Etienne D.)

Staff: Etienne Debenest (EDT), Melanie Bouyssou (MBU), Gildas Baudouin (GBN), Ana Jara (AJA), Mariana Lapa (MLA), Laila Aranda (LAR), Tage Ashing (TAG)

Weather: Very froggy and wet in the morning and shinier in the afternoon

Projects: ORTOLAN BUNTINGS
Tage surveyed Söröslätten, Lindåsabacken and Sörön this morning, where we have one singing male in each area.

Projects: STARLING NESTBOXES
Another checking day around Ängfallet. The biggest clutch is still 7 eggs, most of the other nestboxes count one more egg today.

Tuesday May 1st 2018

Staff: Etienne Debenest (EDT), Melanie Bouyssou (MBU), Gildas Baudouin (GBN), Ana Jara (AJA), Mariana Lapa (MLA), Laila Aranda (LAR), Tage Ashing (TAG)

Weather: Fairly cold with some rain showers

Projects: ORTOLAN BUNTINGS
Tage surveyed Söröslätten and Lindåsabacken this morning, where we have one singing male in each area.

Projects: STARLING NESTBOXES
More nestboxes were checked today around Ängfallet. And the biggest clutch is 7 eggs today.

Monday April 30th 2018

Hammarbotten

Staff: Etienne Debenest (EDT), Melanie Bouyssou (MBU), Gildas Baudouin (GBN), Ana Jara (AJA), Mariana Lapa (MLA), Laila Aranda (LAR)

Weather: A little fog on the morning and the sun arrived the afternoon.

Projects: WETLAND SURVEYS
We made Fräknabottnen, Nynäsägen, Nyängen, Söbygon, Killinge-maden, Hammar-botten, Hammar-maden. We counted many birds. The Black-Headed Gull colony contained 260 nest in construction.

Sunday April 29th 2018

Great white fronted goose (Etienne EDT)

Staff: Etienne Debenest (EDT), Melanie Bouyssou (MBU), Gildas Baudouin (GBN), Ana Jara (AJA), Mariana Lapa (MLA), Laila Aranda (LAR)
Weather: Little rain during the morning and sunny afternoon
Projects: WETLAND SURVEYS, MARSH HARRIER, GRW

Wetland survey: This morning EDT and MBU have done Åslasjön, Fågelsjön, Fiskingemaden and Vårstamaden areas. Due to the rain, no many broods and species have been observed this time comparing with the first round. Just one couple of Greylag geese.

Saturday April 28th 2018

Staff: Etienne Debenest (EDT), Melanie Bouyssou (MBU), Gildas Baudouin (GBN)

Weather: The weather was cloudy with some showers again.

Projects: MARSH HARRIER
We spotted in central reed in Östra Kvismaren this afternoon and we saw 4 pairs. Now we count 20 pairs in the reserve.

Tomorrow, it’s wetland day.

EDT

Friday April 27th 2018

Sobyron (Melanie B.)

Staff: Etienne Debenest (EDT), Melanie Bouyssou (MBU), Gildas Baudouin (GBN)

Weather: The weather was cloudy with some showers.

Projects: STARLING NESTBOXES
GPS data today : new data for Ängfallet and we tried again to find them in Sörön but 28 nestboxes miss
.
Projects: CURLIEW
We went to the historic areas (Sköllersta and Askerley) but the agriculture fields and plantations don’t look good yet for them.

Also, we spotted around 2h in Fågeltorn but birds seem to not really like the wind and the rain.

Thursday April 26th 2018

Great White-Fronted Goose (Etienne D.)

Staff: Etienne Debenest (EDT), Melanie Bouyssou (MBU), Gildas Baudouin (GBN)

Weather: Win but sun today.

Projects: STARLING NESTBOXES

We check the nestboxes in Ängfallet, no bird yet. Starlings were singing in the garden and they brought some twigs.

Projects: MARSH HARRIER

We spotted this morning on Fågelsjön, Nyängen and in the central reed on Östra Kvismaren. We clarified 3 pairs and we found an other pair. At the end, we probably have 19 territories and 11 localized.