Gedser Fuglestation Blog
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Warm and sunny
The weather changed yet again with today being a glorious, warm, sunny late summer’s day with a light easterly breeze; this change did produce a decent number of birds in the nets through the day with 109 new birds highlighted by 3 Thrush Nightingales, 2 Red-backed Shrikes and a smart juvenile Whinchat while the main species caught comprised 29 Lesser Whitethroats, 17 Blackcaps, 18 Willow Warblers and 6 Marsh Warblers.
Today's totals - 3 Tree Pipits / Skovpiber; 2 Yellow Wagtail / Gul Vipstjert; 4 Dunnock / Jernspurv; 1 Robin / Roedhals; 3 Thrush Nightingale / Nattergal; 3 Redstart / Roedstjert; 1 Whinchat / Bynkefugl; 6 Marsh Warbler / Kaersanger; 29 Lesser Whitethroat / Gaerdesanger; 8 Whitethroat / Tornsanger; 3 Garden Warbler / Havesanger; 17 Blackcap / Munk; 18 Willow Warbler / Loevsanger; 1 Spotted Flycatcher / Gra Fluesnapper; 4 Pied Flycatcher / Broget Fluesnapper; 1 Great Tit / Musvit; 2 Red-backed Shrike / Roedrygget Tornskad; 1 Starling / Staer; 1 Tree Sparrow / Skovspurv; 1 Linnet / Tornirisk
A few waders were heard overhead through the morning including Spotted Redshank, Grey Plover, Whimbrel, Curlew, Ringed Plover and Green Sandpiper while a couple of mixed duck flocks also went over with Wigeon, Shoveler and Teal picked out. Other birds around the garden included several Swifts lingering overhead, a Great-spotted Woodpecker and good numbers of Tree Pipits during the first hour of daylight.
A look off the point in the evening (1730-1830) then produced a few birds including 5 Black Terns, 6 Little Gulls, 50+ Sandwich Terns, 14 Arctic Terns, 13 Common Terns, 12 Teal, 13 Common Scoter, 3 Velvet Scoter and perhaps the most unusual bird being a breeding plumaged Razorbill which flew south – scarce on the Baltic side of Denmark.
More pictures from around Gedser at www.wykebirding.blogspot.com