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Tuesday, July 1st, 2014
Summer Goose count in Northrhine-Westphalia 12./13. July
Nordrhein-Westfalen ist das Bundesland mit den höchsten Brut- und Übersommerungsbeständen von Grau-, Kanada-, Nil- und Rostgans. Während die Winterbestände [...]
Friday, June 13th, 2014
Listen carefully: influx of Blyth's Reed Warblers
Abgesehen von zwei Nachweisen aus der Zeit vor 1977 werden Buschrohrsänger erst seit Anfang der 1990er Jahre in Deutschland festgestellt. Ihr Brutareal erstreckt sich vom südlichen [...]
Friday, May 23rd, 2014
Spot the difference: Looking out for moulting waterbirds (now Greylag Geese)
Wasservögel erneuern wie die meisten Vogelarten alljährlich ihre Schwungfedern. Während die meisten anderen Arten dabei stets flugfähig bleiben, werfen Schwäne, [...]
Sunday, April 27th, 2014
Pale-bellied Brent Geese in Germany: When? Where? How many? Please report your sightings!
Dunkelbäuchige Ringelgänse gehören zu den Charakterarten im deutschen Wattenmeer und rasten dort im Frühjahr und Herbst zu Zehntausenden. Deutlich seltener anzutreffen [...]
Saturday, April 5th, 2014
German-wide Birdrace on 3rd May 2014 - join in!
Noch gerade einmal vier Wochen sind es bis zum mittlerweile 11. bundesweiten Birdrace, für das man sich seit heute anmelden kann. Für alle, die noch nicht dabei waren: [...]
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Wednesday, July 30th, 2014

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Wednesday, July 30th, 2014

Kiel: Heidenberger Teich, Mettenhof
 1 Grey Heron 
Hattstedtermarsch [1419_2_28n]
 2 Northern Ravens 
Sylt: Westerland-Seawatching (ca. 210° - 350°, bis 10 km Sichtweite)
Data coming from a daily form 455 Great Cormorants 
Verification pendingData coming from a daily formDocumentation with the ASK SH/HH required 1 Red Phalarope 
Data coming from a daily form 2 Sanderlings 
Data coming from a daily form 2 Sandpipers, unidentified 
Data coming from a daily form 2 Parasitic Jaegers 
Data coming from a daily form 1 Little Tern 
Data coming from a daily form ~100 Sandwich Terns 
Data coming from a daily form ≥2 Common Terns 
Data coming from a daily form ~35 Arctic Terns 
Kiel: Domänental (Kronshagen)
 2 Grey Herons 
 1 Common Kingfisher 
Holzhafen und Billwerder Bucht
 6 Common Sandpipers 
Ottensen [2425_2_26s]
 11 Great Cormorants 
St. Georg / Berliner Tor [2426_1_22s]
 1 Northern Goshawk 
Neubrandenburg, Ölmühlenbach-Forelle
 2 Grey Herons 
Tollensesee, N-Teil [2445_3_35n]
 1 Red-crested Pochard  Click to display the picture
 1 Common Pochard 
 1 Common Goldeneye 
 1 Red-necked Grebe  Click to display the picture
Norderney, offshore [2309_1_01n]
 12 Eurasian Spoonbills 
Norderney [2209_3_52n]
 4 Western Marsh Harriers 
Norderney: Hafenwatt
 ~25 Ruddy Turnstones 
Duhner Anwachs
 2 Great Cormorants 
Duhner Heide
 3 European Stonechats 
Laascher Insel [2934_4_36n]
 4 Common Cranes 
Vechta-Oythe [3215_4_39n]
 1 White Stork 

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