Revtangen BO June 15th

Pine Bell, first record for Western Norway

Short afternoon session. Light wind, cludy, light showers. Nets open 15-20, netmeter hours approx. 1300. 

Ringed: Collared Dove 1, Barn Swallow 1, Sedge Warbler 1, Common Starling 13, House Sparrow 30, Tree Sparrow 7, Greenfinch 7, Lesser Redpoll 1, Common Linnet 1. Total = 62. Also 31 controls. 

Ringmerket: Tyrkerdue 1, låvesvale1, sivsanger 1, stær 13, gråspurv 30, pilfink 7, grønnfink 7, brunsisik 1, tornirisk 1. Total = 62. Også 31 kontroller. 

The moth traps produced 60 species of moth overnight, a very high number this early. Included were no less than 3 new species for Revtangen BO:


Yellow-triangle Slender (Caloptilia alcimiella)


Pine Bell/Furuskuddvikler (Epinoitia rubiginosana), first record for Western Norway.


Scalloped Hook-tip/Fliksigdvinge (Falcaria lacertinaria).

Alf Tore Mjøs

Revtangen BO June 15th