Revtangen BO July 25th

Greenshank and Wood Sandpiper

Light breeze from the north, part cloudy. Nets open 06-20, netmeter hours approx. 4500. Playback on Green Sandpiper and (in the afternoon) also Wood Sandpiper. 

Ringed: Green Sandpiper 3, Wood Sandpiper 2, Greenshank 1, Common Sandpiper 1, Wood Pigeon 1, Collared Dove 3, Barn Swallow 2, White Wagtail 4, European Robin 1, Common Blackbird 2, Fieldfare 11, Sedge Warbler 5, Icterine Warbler 1, Blackcap 1, Garden Warbler 2, Willow Warbler 31, Chiffchaff 1, Great Tit 1, Common Starling 10, House Sparrow 3, Chaffinch 2, Greenfinch 10, Common Linnet 4. Totral = 102. Also 14 controls, including a 1 cy Greenfinch not from Revtangen.


Greenshank (top) and Wood Sandpiper. Both are juveniles. The Greenshank is only the 3rd ever ringed at Revtangen BO. All the waders were trapped by the new ponds.

Alf Tore Mjös.

Revtangen BO July 25th