Revtangen BO May 25th-26th

Marsh Warbler ringed

No trapping on the 23rd-24th due to unfavourable conditions. A female-plumaged Red-breasted Flycatcher was in the trapping area in the evening of the 24th. More or less the same weather both days: Light NE in the moring turning NW-SW, warm and mostly sunny.

May 25th: Nets open 05.30-18.30, netmeter hours approx. 4300. Ringed: Collared Dove 1, Meadow Pipit 2, White Wagtail 1, Fieldfare 2, Common Whitethroat 1, Lesser Whitethroat 1, Willow Warbler 2, Common Starling 4, House Sparrow 5, Greenfinch 1, Common Linnet 1, Lesser Redpoll 2, European Goldfinch 1. Total = 24. Also 4 controls. 

The moth traps produced 11 species, including a White Ermine and a The Herald:


White Ermine/Punkttigerspinner


The Herald/Flikfly

May 26th: Nets open 06-15, netmeter hours approx. 3000. Ringed: Barn Swallow 2 (first this season), Fieldfare 1, Sedge Warbler 1, MARSH WARBLER 1, Willow Warbler 2, Common Starling 4, Eurasian Siskin 2, Common Linnet 2. Total = 16. Also 4 controls.

The moth traps produced 13 species, including a Dark Sword-grass and two Iron Prominent.


Iron Prominent/Dromedarstannspinner

Haavard Husebö and Alf Tore Mjös

Revtangen BO May 25th-26th