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Wednesday, February 1st, 2017
avinews
Bewick's Swans with relatively low breeding success in 2016?
Die Erfassung des Jungvogelanteils beim Zwergschwan am ersten Dezember-Wochenende ergab unter 2.998 nach Alter differenzierten Individuen einen Jungvogelanteil von 10,5 % in Deutschland. [...]
Friday, January 27th, 2017
technews
Protection of species improved (e.g. for raports): from now on also based on breeding code
Der Schutz der Arten und ihrer Lebensräume hat stets Vorrang vor jeglichen anderen Interessen. In ornitho gibt es deshalb verschiedene Möglichkeiten, um sensible Beobachtungen [...]
Wednesday, January 25th, 2017
avinews
Sandpipers, Dotterels and many (eastern) rarities: Looking back on autumn 2016
Nach einem hochsommerlichen Septemberbeginn startete der Oktober direkt mit ersten Nachtfrösten und im November schneite es sogar bis ins Flachland. Der Herbst 2016 bot also [...]
Tuesday, January 10th, 2017
avinews
Please select photos carufully
Die digitale Fotografie hat die Übertragung von Bildern auf Internetseiten wie ornitho sehr einfach gemacht. An Spitzentagen werden mehrere hundert Fotos hochgeladen. [...]
Monday, January 2nd, 2017
technews
Please note: Birds have become one year older
Identifying the age of a bird is done according to the so-called calendar-years. With the turn of the year, birds hatched in 2016 no longer belong to the first calendar-year and [...]
Saturday, December 24th, 2016
technews
Merry Christmas and all the best for 2017!
Mit viel Freude und großem Dank blicken wir auf ein weiteres sehr erfolgreiches ornitho-Jahr zurück. Mehr als 5,5 Millionen Beobachtungen wurden im vergangenen Jahr zusammengetragen, [...]

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Saturday, February 25th, 2017

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Friday, February 24th, 2017

Dammsknöll [1822_1_14s]
 1 Mute Swan 
 4 Bewick's Swans 
 ~75 Greylag Geese 
Hemme nordöstlich [1720_1_02s]
 120 Greylag Geese 
Krempel südlich [1620_3_53n]
 ~56 Greylag Geese 
Lundener Moor [1620_3_43n]
 1 Grey Heron 
Meldorfer Speicherkoog N (FD1)/ Elpersbüttel [1920_1_12n]
 1 Common Merganser 
Nordermeldorf [1819_4_40s]
 4 Mute Swans 
 ≥90 Whooper Swans 
HL-Karlshof [2130_1_04n]
 1 Black Woodpecker 
Schellbruch: Große Lagune
 2 Northern Shovelers 
 4 Common Goldeneyes 
 14 Smews 
 15 Common Mergansers 
 1 Caspian Gull 
 1 Great Grey Shrike 
Schellbruch: Süßwasserteich
 12 Common Mergansers 
 5 Grey Herons 
 1 White-tailed Eagle 
 1 Great Grey Shrike 
Trave: Schellbruch [2030_3_54s]
 1 White-tailed Eagle 
Fischteiche Haidhof
 6 Bewick's Swans 
 32 Greylag Geese 
 5 Common Mergansers 
 3 Common Ravens 
Friedrichsholz [2023_3_45s]
 1 Great White Egret 
Glindesmoor [2123_4_39n]
 1 White Stork 
Hohenlockstedt [2023_2_18s]
 ~30 Bewick's Swans 
Hörner Au-Niederung: Meierhaus nördlich [2023_4_60s]
 1 Rough-legged Buzzard 

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