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Big ringing day and Hoopoe!

onsdag 28. april 2021
af Michaëla Berdougo

Hey folks :)

I hope your week has started well!
This will be a shorter post as we all had a long day and we still need to do a lot of data entry.

Today was a very special day as we, volunteers, all went ringing together! Definitely a team-building experience. Laima, Mikkel, and Rasmus opened the nets, and Jonas, Sander, and I joined them for the first round along with Lisa and Hans.
It was definitely the biggest day so far, and highlights were the first Redstart of the season, a control Blue Tit (Blåmejse) from Germany, and obviously a visit from Jørgen and Igor.

WhatsApp Image 2021 04 28 at 18.16.24German Blåmejse

WhatsApp Image 2021 04 28 at 18.17.22Second-year male Rødstjert

Very busy first rounds and everyone got to improve their skills: Mikkel ringed his first bird which was a Robin (Rødhals), a Chiffchaff (Gransanger), and a Reed Bunting (Rørspurv); Jonas practiced his ringing, extracting, and got reacquainted with Wrens (Gaerdesmutte); Rasmus held his first tit and made some funny faces.

WhatsApp Image 2021 04 28 at 12.45.13Rasmus trying to get a Blåmejse out of the bag.

We opened the nets at 5 am and closed them at 2:20 pm. That's about 10 hours of ringing. :o No need to tell you that we are all pretty exhausted and all had a nap except for Mikkel who went for a bike ride to be exhausted tonight and hopefully have a wonderful's night sleep. :)

WhatsApp Image 2021 04 28 at 14.28.50Jonas protecting himself from the sun by any means necessary.

On the observation side, Simon went out to Nordstrand with Knud and called a Hoopoe (Haerfugl) out, which most of us at Kabeltromlen also got to see. A first for Sander and Rasmus!!
It has also been a good day for Barn Swallows (Landsvale), Sand Martins (Digesvale), and House Martins (Bysvale). :)

Ringing (Kabeltromlen):

Fuglekonge - 24
Gransanger - 18
Rødhals - 117
Jernspurv - 6
Løvsanger - 7
Gaerdesmutte - 16
Rødstjert - 1
Munk - 5
Bogfinke - 2
Rørspurv - 5
Blåmejse - 1
Sangdrossel - 2
Solsort - 1

Sum = 205

Klik her for at se dagens observationer indtastet i Dofbasen af observatører i området 

Folk: Simon S. Christiansen, Lisa Vergin, Jonas Pedersen, Rasmus Matthiesen-Juhl, Laima Bagdonaite, Sander Villumsen, Knud Pedersen, Jørgen Kabel, Igor, Hans Christophersen og Michaëla Berdougo.