The migration of the landbirds is gradually moving toward a peak. Today our FINNO-ESTONIAN team consisting of Timo Pettai and Andrus Kuus has counted the top number finches in the migration. There was alamost 50 thousand of songbirds in total, 43 000 Chaffinches / metsvint Fringilla colelebs, 2145 Siskins / siisike Carduelis spinus and 2800 unidentified small songbirds counted. The raptors had also the best migration day so far – 146 Sparrowhawks / raudkull Accipiter nisus, 6 Kestrels / tuuletallaja Falco tinnunculus and Honey Buzzard / herilaseviu Pernis apivorus, 4 Merlins / väikepistrik Falco columbarius, 3 Marsh Harriesrs /roo-loorkull Circus aeruginosus, 2 Hobby / lõopistrik Falco subbuteo, and 1 Montagu’s Harrier / soo-loorkull Circus pygargus and Hen Harrier / välja-loorkull Circus cyaneus has been counted.
|Timo is counting finches and Andrus will writing the data. We have new wind screen installed in order to be prepared for the cold and windy autumn|
|The weird-looking cloud formations in the sky|