Wednesday, November 03, 2010

Øygarden 03 November - Common Rosefinch

First year Common Rosefinch rosenfink
Rosefinch rosenfink together with a Brambling bjørkefink

Barnacle Goose hvitkinngås at Breivik

Nuthatch spettmeis - not exactly an everday sight for me in Øygarden

Finally managed more than just a quick dash out!
Despite the weather plenty to see almost everywhere but it was the last stop that really produced the goods in the form of a Common Rosefinch rosenfink at Hjelme. Quite an unseasonal find. A Nuthatch spettmeis and a few Bullfinch dompap also seen here.

Started the day at Breivik where best bird was a Jack Snipe kvartbekkasin but there were hundreds of thrushes in the area too. The Barnacle Goose hvitkinngås was still there with the Greylags grågås,

Plenty of birds but not much of interest at Herdlevær where best birds were three Lapwing vipe and a Skylark sanglerke.

At least 200 Redwing rødvingetrost, 100 Fieldfare gråtrost, 30 Chaffinch bokfink, 10 Tree Sparrow pilfink, 80+ Mallard stokkand, three Teal krikkand and five Common Snipe enkeltbekkasin at Tjeldstø.

Sæle produced little other than three Blackcap munk and a few Bullfinch dompap.

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