Another sweet day at the ringing table today with 83 birds (58 at the costatnt effort site) and 16 species. The Golden Orioles (Oriolus oriolus, Συκοφάγος) and the Woodchat Shrikes (Lanius senator, Κοκκινοκεφαλάς) are at their peak and we managed to trap 15 and 7 respectively of them in total. Daily totals for the opportunistic site can be found here:
Nice day today with a sweat start as we ringed 9 European Bee-eater (Merops apiaster, Μελισσοφάγος) trapped at the opportunistic site. Furthermore we had a good variety of species at the constant effort site (21 species). In total we got 77 birds (+23 at the opportunistic site) today.
Daily totals can be found here: http://www.trektellen.org/count/view/1696/20160428
After a day of due to strong winds we came back with a slow day. In total we only got 30 birds at the constant effort site. We might not have a lot of birds we had some nice species as the Golden Oriole (Oriolus oriolus, Συκοφάγος), the Turtle Dove (Streptopelia turtur, Τρυγόνι) and the Hoopoe (Upupa epops, Τσαλαπετεινός). Wood Warbler (Phylloscopus sibilatrix, Δασοφυλλοσκόπος) still the most common species
Daily total can be found here: http://www.trektellen.org/count/view/1696/20160427
The peak of Wood Warblers (Phylloscopus sibilatrix, Δασοφυλλοσκόπος) is approaching that was evident for today’s ringing session. It was also nice to have three species of Swallows and Martins, namely the Sand Martin (Riparia riparia, Οχθοχελίδονο), Barn Swallow (Hirundo rustica, Σταβλοχελίδονο) and Common House Martin (Delichon urbicum, Λευκοχελίδονο). We had also a pleasant come back of Wrynecks (Jynx torquilla, Στραβολαίμης) two trapped and ringed.
Daily totals for today can be found here: http://www.trektellen.org/count/view/1696/20160425
Slower that yesterday as we had some wind but still having fun. In total we had 58 birds in the constant effort site and 23 birds at the opportunistic site. The most abundant species was the Garden Warbler (Sylvia borin, Κηποτσιροβάκος) and additionally today we had our first Eastern Olivaceous Warbler (Iduna pallida, Ωχροστριτσίδα) for the season.
Daily totals can be found here: http://www.trektellen.org/count/view/1696/20160424
After 3 days with strong winds we are back to business with the season record up to now. In total we trapped 136 birds in the constant effort site and 23 in the opportunistic site. The new species for the season were the Sand Martin (Riparia riparia, Οχθοχελίδονο) and a Starling (Sturnus vulgaris, Ψαρόνι) with a deformed bill.
Daily totals can be found here:
Strong south winds today that did not allow us to run the open the nets.
Nice day today with more than 100 birds today (82 at the constant effort site). The Collared Flycatcher (Ficedula albicollis, Κρικομυγοχάφτης) was the most abundant species.
Additionally we had two species that was trapped for the first time for the season, the Barn Swallow (Hirundo rustica, Σταβλοχελίδονο) and the Icterine Warbler (Hippolais icterina, Κιτρινοστριτσίδα)
Daily ringing totals can be found here: http://www.trektellen.org/count/view/1696/20160419
A god day for Collared Flycatcher (Ficedula albicollis, Κρικομυγοχάφτης) and flycatchers in general. Woodchat Shrikes (Lanius senator, Κοκκινοκεφαλάς) were also around and ringed in fair numbers.
Daily ringing total can be found here: http://www.trektellen.org/count/view/1696/20160418