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Raptor and soaring bird count for 24/9/16. Autumn 2016 – Day 38.

Today we had really strong E to NE winds, up to 6-7bf throught the day. Slow raptor activity for us !

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Autumn 2016, day 21of bird ringing..

Strong winds meant that we could not open the nets today . We are hoping the next few days will be calmer so that we can resume ringing.

Raptor and soaring bird count for 23/9/16. Autumn 2016 – Day 36-37.

Today we had strong NE winds on the island and really few arrivals. For more info you can also see yesterday’s data here:


Autumn 2016, day 19 and 20 of bird ringing.

Not only  we have no electricity, but it also rained heavily, so we were only able to do two net rounds.

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Raptor and soaring bird count for 20/9/16. Autumn 2016 – Day 35.

Really windy day with west winds (up to 6 brf) throughout the day. Although we had really good visibility we had few arrival. More info see below :

Autumn 2016, day 18 of bird ringing.

Today has been sunny and though we didn’t have too busy a day at the nets, we did have a nice variety of species. A good day all in all.

Raptor and soaring bird count for 20/9/16. Autumn 2016 – Day 34.

It was a windy day  today at the raptor point, not many migration today , nevertheless we had some raptors crossing the island.

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Autumn 2016, day 17of bird ringing.

The island was finally visited by much-needed rain, which meant, however, that we weren’t able to do all the net rounds. We have some activity though.


Sylvia borin

Raptor and soaring bird count for 19/9/16. Autumn 2016 – Day 33.

Today the weather conditions changed drastically throughout the day. Mainly west to northwest winds and really good visibility (63km) late in the evening. For more info see here :

Black kite (Milvus migrans)






Autumn 2016, day 16 of bird ringing.

A slow day again, cloudy and windy, with few birds on both the constant and opportunistic sites.r more info see below.