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Friday, April 8th, 2016
Influx of Alpine Accentors
Waren die ersten Märzwochen vogelkundlich sehr ruhig und gemächlich, so ist die Zeit seit Ostern trotz der unbeständigen und anhaltend kühlen Witterung voll [...]
Thursday, April 7th, 2016
Please protect observations of possibly breeding raptors!
Obwohl alle Greifvogelarten seit den 1970er Jahren unter strengem Schutz stehen, werden alljährlich zahlreiche Fälle von illegaler Verfolgung bekannt. Da es sich hauptsächlich [...]
Monday, March 14th, 2016
Info on the use of breeding codes
For many bird species breeding season has started already. They are busily singing and displaying, inspecting potential nesting sites and transporting nesting material. In some [...]
Wednesday, February 24th, 2016
The German Breeding Bird Monitoring Scheme starts into the new season – please join now!
It may be still a little to go but the beautiful songs of blackbird, tits, nuthatch and dunnock tell us spring is on its way. With rising temperatures most of the birds are now [...]
Monday, January 11th, 2016
European sex ratio assessment for Common Pochard, January 2016
Die Tafelente ist nach wie vor eine häufige Wasservogelart in Europa. Doch sowohl die mitteleuropäische als auch die nordwesteuropäische Population zeigen Bestandsrückgänge. [...]
Monday, January 4th, 2016
Please report roosts of Red Kites!
Die meisten der bei uns brütenden Rotmilane ziehen im Herbst in den Süden und überwintern in Südfrankreich und auf der Iberischen Halbinsel. Der Abzug erfolgt [...]

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Thursday, May 26th, 2016

Waning Gibbous (19 days)
moonrise at 0h37, moonset at 9h24
 Sun: sunrise at 05h15, sunset at 21h22
 Day : dawn at 04h32 and dusk at 22h06
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Thursday, May 26th, 2016

Giebichenstein [4437_4_58s]
 2 Common Quails 

Wednesday, May 25th, 2016

Kiekkaaste (NL) [2709_3_33s]
 6 Grey Herons 
 × Common Redshanks 
 2 Bearded Reedlings 
 ≥6 Sedge Warblers 
 1 Bluethroat  Click to display the picture
Niederlande [4403_3_41n]
 2 Little Grebes 
 2 European Stonechats 
Niederlande [4403_3_31s]
 8 Eurasian Spoonbills 
 2 Common Cuckoos 
Polen [3051_1_04s]
 1 Gadwall 
Polen [3051_1_12n]
 ≥2 Black Terns 
Belgien [5403_1_21n]
 ≥1 Canada Goose 
 1 Eurasian Teal 
 ≥2 Little Grebes 
 1 European Stonechat 
Belgien [5403_1_11s]
 1 Melodious Warbler 
 1 Common Redpoll 
Frankreich [7512_3_33s]
 1 Little Egret  Click to display the picture
Staubecken Krafft-Plobsheim [7512_3_34s]
Documentation with the DAK required 1 Glossy Ibis  Click to display the picture
 1 Great White Egret 
Staubecken Krafft-Plobsheim/Ill-Kanal [7512_3_43n]
 ≥9 Common Terns 
Ostsee: FL-Förde, Innenförde [1122_4_47s]
 ~190 Common Eiders 
Dieksander-/Kaiser-Wilhelm-Koog [2019_2_26s]
 2 Common Ravens 
 1 Bluethroat 
Kudensee - Gesamtgebiet
 4 Tufted Ducks 
 2 Grey Herons 
 1 Western Marsh Harrier 
 4 Common Cuckoos 
Kudenseegebiet: W-NW vom See
 2 Common Redshanks 

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