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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 [...]
Saturday, May 14th, 2016
Looking back on the Germany-wide birdrace 2016
Das Birdrace 2016 ist Geschichte. Bei der dreizehnten Austragung am 7. Mai nahmen 291 Teams teil - so viele wie nie zuvor. 302 Arten wurden beobachtet und mehr als die Hälfte [...]
Monday, April 25th, 2016
Please submit your protocols from 2015 to the German Rarity Commission
Die vierte Ausgabe der Schriftenreihe „Seltene Vögel in Deutschland“ kann seit kurzem über den DDA-Schriftenversand bezogen werden. Neben einem Beitrag [...]

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Thursday, July 28th, 2016

Waning Crescent (23 days)
moonrise at 1h03, moonset at 15h55
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 Day : dawn at 05h01 and dusk at 21h56
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Thursday, July 28th, 2016

Marbeteiche bei Atzendorf
Documentation with the DAK required 1 Baird's Sandpiper 
Teiche Steinbrücken
 2 Common Sandpipers 

Wednesday, July 27th, 2016

Belgien [5302_1_15s]
 1 Red Kite 
Belgien [5403_1_11s]
 ≥1 Common Redpoll 
Meldorfer Speicherkoog S: Speicherbecken Südteil
 ≥95 Eurasian Spoonbills 
 6 Common Sandpipers 
 1 Common Greenshank 
 ≥100 Curlew Sandpipers 
Vorland Friedrichskoog Nord (VD3)/ Speicherkoog S [1919_4_38s]
 ~200 Pied Avocets 
 × Common Ringed Plover 
 ~100 Ruffs 
HL-Blankensee: A20 [2230_1_02n]
 1 European Stonechat 
HL: Ausgleichsfläche A20
 1 White Stork 
 19 Common Cranes 
HL: Spülfläche Stau
 4 Little Ringed Plovers 
 3 Common Ringed Plover 
 2 Common Sandpipers 
 2 Common Greenshanks 
 2 Green Sandpipers 
 25 Wood Sandpipers 
 1 Curlew Sandpiper 
Schellbruch: Süßwasserteich
 7 Gadwalls 
 3 Common Pochards 
 2 Great Crested Grebes 
 2 Grey Herons 
 1 White-tailed Eagle 
Schellbruch: Große Lagune
 38 Tufted Ducks 
 3 Great Crested Grebes 
 33 Great Cormorants 
 4 Grey Herons 

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