Wednesday April 25th 2018

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

Weather: The weather was windy and the sun was shining this afternoon.

Projects: MARSH HARRIER
We spotted this morning on Fågelsjön and Rysjön. We saw 8 nests constructions. This afternoon we clarified some nests on Fågelsjön. At the end, we probably had 18 territories.

Magnus F. introduced us to the Curlew survey.

EDT

Tuesday April 24th 2018

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

Weather: Rainy Tuesday ! The weather was cloudy this morning and the rain began around 12h.

Projects: MARSH HARRIER

We spotted again on 3 points of view in Fågelsjön. We clarified the nests positions for 7 females.
Also, we draw the report of the beginning of the marsh harrier survey. We count 15 territories.

Because of the rain, we did inside work : photo development, data management, etc.

EDT

Monday April 23rd 2018

Busard des roseaux (Etienne D.)

Staff: Etienne Debenest (ED), Melanie Bouyssou (MB), Gildas Baudouin (GB)

Weather: Rainy Monday ! The weather was cloudy this morning and the rain began around 13h.

Projects: MARSH HARRIER

We spotted 3 points of view in Fågelsjön. We saw 7 nests for 8 females counted.
Also, we saw 152 great white fronted geese, one of them had a neckband.

PS. Thanks a lot to Magnus F. for his help for the power cut this evening. No kettle anymore !!

MBU

Sunday April 22nd 2018

Fräknabotten (Etienne D.)

Staff: Etienne Debenest (ED), Melanie Bouyssou (MB), Gildas Baudouin (GB)

Weather: Sunny Sunday !

Projects: STARLING
Ängfallet was checked for the second time this afternoon. Boxes are still empty.

Projects: MARSH HARRIER
From Rysjön tower this morning, 6 females and 3 males were viewed, and 3 nests were detected.
Also, in this area, we saw pintails, whooper swans, garganeys, ospreys and a parade of white tail eagle couple... Then, a little group around 60/70 cranes in Fräknabotten was checked.

MBU

Saturday April 21st 2018

Barnacle geese (Etienne D.)

Staff: Etienne Debenest (ED), Melanie Bouyssou (MB), Gildas Baudouin (GB)

Weather: Sky still clear today.

Projects: WETLANDS
The third and the last areas for this 1st round :
Nynäsängen & Nynägen : lot of water (in our shoes), one couple of tufted duck, one couple of red-necked grebe.
Fräknabotten : an undetermined gull (Steppe gull ? – photo on Facebook) and a lot of ducks.

Also, we saw a big group of Barnacle geese and Great white-fronted geese close to Ängfallet.

Friday April 20th 2018

Åslasjön (Etienne D.)

Staff: Etienne Debenest (ED), Melanie Bouyssou (MB), Gildas Baudouin (GB)

Weather: The weather was little bit warmer and the sky clear today.

Special day today, we met the princess ! Around 9 o’clock, we put nets and tried to catch some birds. She came around 11 o’clock and discovered the ringing table, thanks to Magnus P. and his daughter explications (photos on Facebook page). We caught 2 reed bunting : 1 new male and 1 recaptured female.

Wednesday April 18th 2018

Whooper swan (Etienne D.)

Staff: Etienne Debenest (EDT), Melanie Bouyssou (MBU), Gildas Baudouin (GBN) (French team, just arrived this weekend).

Weather: Little bit rain this morning and very cloudy but clear for this afternoon.

Project: STARLING NEST BOXES
All boxes are checked ! Some of them missed, going to be changed.

Friday September 29th 2017

Birds ringed in Kvismaren during 2017

Staff: Carles Durà i Franch (CDF), Ferran Broto i Pomarol (FBP), Marine Gaillard (MGD) and Mauris Miara (MMA).
Weather: Cloudy.
Projects: Bird ringing and crane monitoring.
Today we finished the 2017 ringing season. In total we ringed 5592 birds from 74 species!
Ringed species are: