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Friday, August 12th, 2016
Watch out for Eurasian Dotterels!
Das Brutgebiet des Mornellregenpfeifers liegt in den Fjällflächen und Tundren von Skandinavien bis Ostsibirien. Während die östliche Population in Vorderasien [...]
Monday, August 1st, 2016
Vögel in Deutschland aktuell: Rückblick auf das Frühjahr 2016
Das Wetter im vergangenen Frühjahr hielt bei durchschnittlichen Temperaturen so manche Überraschung bereit. Wir befassen uns in unserem Rückblick auf diese Jahreszeit [...]
Monday, July 11th, 2016
Alpine Swifts 2016 - help us recording the number of breeding pairs!
Mitte der 1950er siedelte sich der große weißbäuchige Segler spontan in Freiburg im Breisgau an und gründete eine neue weltweit nördlichste Kolonie - [...]
Friday, July 1st, 2016
Summer Goose count in Northrhine-Westphalia 9th/10th July
Nordrhein-Westfalen ist das Bundesland mit den höchsten Brut- und Übersommerungsbeständen von Grau-, Kanada-, Nil- und Rostgans. Während die Winterbestände [...]
Tuesday, June 7th, 2016
Traveling Europe? New version of NaturaList helps you to contribute to the second European Breeding Bird Atlas – Please take part!
Those of you, using the ornitho-App “NaturaList” will happily have noticed already that since a few days from now on it is possible to enter complete observation lists. [...]
Monday, May 30th, 2016
20 million records with and, 100,000 users in the ornitho-imperium!
Gleich zwei beeindruckende Schwellenwerte wurden in den letzten Tagen überschritten: Am Samstag, 21. Mai 2016 wurde bei bzw. die 20-millionste Beobachtung [...]

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Wednesday, August 24th, 2016

Waning Gibbous (21 days)
moonrise at 23h42, moonset at 13h46
 Sun: sunrise at 06h23, sunset at 20h24
 Day : dawn at 05h48 and dusk at 21h00
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Wednesday, August 24th, 2016

Belgien [5901_3_32n]
 1 Western Marsh Harrier 
SW Eft/F (N Merschweiller) [6504_2_16s]
 0 Eurasian Dotterel 
Meldorfer Speicherkoog N: Odinsloch
 1 Garganey 
 1 Eurasian Sparrowhawk 
Meldorfer Speicherkoog N (FD1)/ Vorland [1819_4_57n]
 8 Little Grebes 
Meldorfer Speicherkoog N (FD1) [1919_2_09n]
 9 Pied Avocets 
Meldorfer Speicherkoog N (FD1) [1819_4_47n]
 2 Pied Avocets 
Vorland Meldorfer Speicherkoog N (VD22) [1919_2_07s]
 8 Eurasian Spoonbills 
HL-Travemünde: Skandinavienkai Süd [2031_3_32n]
 ≥75 Common Mergansers 
 ≥25 Great Cormorants 
 2 Grey Herons 
NSG "Südlicher Priwall"
 2 Common Sandpipers 
Beltringharder Koog: Kleientnahme Nord (FN631)
 1 Eurasian Sparrowhawk 
 15 Little Stints 
 1 Sedge Warbler 
 1 Bluethroat 
Sylt-Ost, Morsumkliff [1116_2_18n]
 10 Common Redshanks 
 2 Common Greenshanks 
 5 Curlew Sandpipers 
Sylt: Campingplatz Rantum
 2 Red Crossbills 
Sylt: Eidum-Vogelkoje
 1 Eurasian Sparrowhawk 
 1 Common Kingfisher  
Sylt: Eidumwäldchen Süd
 1 Common Cuckoo 
Sylt: Kleine Sandinsel Keitum (IS422)
 1 Great Cormorant 
 16 Eurasian Spoonbills 
 1 Grey Heron 
 89 Common Ringed Plover 
 1 Ruddy Turnstone 
 ~40 Great Black-backed Gull 

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