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Sunday, February 25th, 2024

Arcen NL: Artenschutzkomplex Neue Heerenven
 3 
Common Shelducks 
Niederlande [3107_4_56n]
 ~25 
Canada Geese 
 ≥4 
Egyptian Geese 
 8 
Eurasian Oystercatchers 
Niederlande [4402_4_48n]
 2 
Egyptian Geese 
Niederlande [4402_4_38s]
 1 
Egyptian Goose 
 10 
Common Shelducks 
 2 
Common Mergansers 
 2 
White Storks 
Niederlande [4901_1_24n]
 2 
Common Shelducks 
Niederlande [4403_3_41n]
 2 
Common Shelducks 
Polen [3251_2_06n]
 4 
Common Shelducks 
Frankreich [8011_3_55s]
 1 
Canada Goose 
 1 
Greylag Goose 
 5 
Egyptian Geese 
 1 
Glaucous Gull 
 ≥40 
Yellow-legged Gulls 
 1 
Caspian Gull 
 1 
Middle Spotted Woodpecker 
 ≥1 
Lesser Spotted Woodpecker 
 1 
Water Pipit 
Frankreich [6913_4_50n]
 2 
Egyptian Geese 
Frankreich [8011_3_45s]
 1 
Great Egret 
Frankreich [8011_3_54s]
 1 
Middle Spotted Woodpecker 
Rhein (km 236) [7811_3_45s]
 2 
Common Mergansers 
Schleuse Fessenheim [8011_3_55n]
 ~10 
Common Mergansers 
 1 
Great Crested Grebe 
 1 
Water Pipit 
Fieler Moor Nordwest [1820_2_28n]
 1 
Great Grey Shrike 
Meldorfer Speicherkoog N (FD1) [1919_2_08n]
 × 
Common Goldeneyes 
Meldorfer Speicherkoog N (FD1) [1919_2_09n]
 ≥10 
Common Goldeneyes 
 1 
Horned Grebe 
Meldorfer Speicherkoog N: Kronenloch Westteil
Documentation with the AK-SH/HH required 1 
Common Loon 
 1 
Great Egret 
Vorland Dieksanderkoog Nord (VD41), Trischendamm [1919_3_41n]
 1 
Common Murre 
 2 
Eurasian Collared Doves 
Brodtener Ufer: Hermannshöhe [2031_1_03s]
 1 
Red-breasted Merganser 
Lübeck, offshore [1931_3_52s]
 1 
Razorbill / Common Murre 
Ostsee: HL-Bucht, Brodtener Ufer Ost [2031_1_04s]
 1 
Red-breasted Merganser 
Holsteinerwald [2023_2_06s]
 1 
Common Kingfisher 
Düsternbrooker Gehölz
 1 
Stock Dove 
 1 
Grey Wagtail 
Russee-Drachensee Niederung
 1 
Middle Spotted Woodpecker 
Amrum-Nebel [1316_1_22n]
 3 
European Stonechats 
Amrum: Wittdüner Bucht (IA14)
 1 
Little Grebe 
 3 
Northern Ravens 
Beltringharder Koog gesamt (FN6)
 1 
Smew 
Beltringharder Koog (FN6) [1419_1_25n]
 3 
White-tailed Eagles 
Bordelumer Heide Südost [1319_2_29s]
 1 
Great Grey Shrike 
Bredstedt [1319_4_59n]
 6 
Bohemian Waxwings 
Breklumfeld [1320_3_41s]
 2 
Ruddy Shelducks 
Dagebüll [1218_3_44n]
 1 
White-tailed Eagle 
Forst Langenberg Fischteichkette
 1 
Common Kingfisher 
Katinger Watt/ NABU-Naturzentrum [1718_2_10n]
 1 
Little Egret 
Koldenbüttel, Süderdeich [1620_1_14n]
 1 
Great Egret 
Leck [1219_4_40n]
 1 
Northern Raven 
Sylt: Hörnum-Hafen
 2 
Long-tailed Ducks 
 2 
Red-breasted Mergansers 
 1 
Red-throated Loon 
Bad Oldesloe-Süd [2128_3_53s]
 1 
Common Merganser 
Feldmark O Bargfeld-Stegen [2227_1_13s]
 1 
White Stork 
Grander Tannen SW [2428_1_01n]
 1 
Eurasian Woodcock 
 1 
Lesser Spotted Woodpecker 
NSG Brenner Moor
 1 
Hen Harrier 
NSG Wittmoor (SH)
 1 
Water Rail 
Ohe [2427_4_37n]
 1 
Northern Raven 
Rotwegen [2227_3_51s]
 1 
Black Woodpecker 
 1 
Middle Spotted Woodpecker 
Travetal: nördlich Wolkenwehe: [2128_3_41s]
 1 
White-tailed Eagle 
Bad Schwartau: Riesebusch [2030_3_33s]
 1 
Black Woodpecker 
Fehmarn: Bojendorf nordwestlich [1532_1_02n]
 1 
Common Shelduck 
 2 
Hen Harriers 
Fehmarn: Fastensee [1432_3_53n]
 3 
Smews 
Fehmarn: Küste Wallnau-Fastensee, offshore [1432_3_52s]
 1 
Red Kite 
 1 
Eurasian Curlew 
Gamal westlich [1829_4_40s]
 2 
White-tailed Eagles 
Graben südlich Fastensee
 4 
Smews 
 1 
Red-necked Grebe 
 2 
Eurasian Oystercatchers 
Groß Parin Nordost [2030_3_33n]
 1 
White-tailed Eagle 
Großer Eutiner See Nordwest [1829_4_38n]
 1 
Common Merganser 
 2 
Eurasian Oystercatchers 
 1 
Common Kingfisher 
Lütjenbrode westlich [1632_1_22n]
 3 
Red Kites 
Lütjenbrode [1632_1_23n]
 2 
Red Kites 
 1 
Mistle Thrush 
NSG Nördl. Seeniederung: Dreiecksfläche südlich Fastensee
 1 
Red-breasted Goose 
 
Ostsee: Fehmarnsund, Großenbrode Strandlagune [1632_1_15n]
 4 
Gadwalls 
 10 
Red-breasted Mergansers 
 1 
White-tailed Eagle 
 19 
Eurasian Oystercatchers 
Ostsee: Fehmarn, Westermarkelsdorf [1432_3_43n]
 8 
Velvet Scoters 
 ≥3 
Red-necked Grebes 
Ostsee: Fehmarn, Wallnau [1532_1_11n]
 1 
Red-necked Grebe 
Ostsee: Fehmarnsund, Strandhusen [1632_1_12s]
 1 
Common Buzzard 
 1 
Bohemian Waxwing 
Wallnau Nord
 14 
Common Shelducks 
 12 
Gadwalls 
 2 
Eurasian Oystercatchers 
 2 
Common Ringed Plover 
Groß Nordende [2323_2_09n]
 2 
Canada Geese 
 4 
Northern Ravens 
Groß Nordende [2223_4_59s]
 2 
Egyptian Geese 
Heidgraben [2223_4_60s]
 1 
Egyptian Goose 
Klein Nordende [2224_3_42n]
 1 
Red Kite 
Krupunder See
 4 
Canada Geese 
 3 
Domestic Ducks (Bastard) 
 
See an den Funktürmen (Wolni-See)
 6 
Common Mergansers 
Tornesch [2324_1_05n]
 2 
Egyptian Geese 
 1 
Red Kite 
 2 
Northern Ravens 
Uetersen [2323_2_10s]
 1 
White-tailed Eagle 
Wedel mit Geestkante [2424_1_02s]
 1 
Species not in the list 
 
Wedeler Marsch mit NABU-Vogelstation [2423_2_10n]
 2 
Canada Geese 
Wedeler Marsch: Scharenberg, Winteros [2424_1_01n]
 × 
Barnacle Geese 
Wedeler Marsch mit Brunnenschutzgebiet [2424_1_01s]
 2 
European Green Woodpeckers 
Dobersdorf [1627_2_28s]
 1 
Red Kite 
Plön: Klinkerteich [1828_2_26n]
 5 
Eurasian Oystercatchers 
Raisdorf: Klosterweiher
 8 
Canada Geese 
Schwentine: Rosensee südlich B202
 22 
Canada Geese 
 1 
Common Merganser 
 2 
Little Grebes 
 1 
Common Kingfisher 
SP-SH-009 (2)
 1 
Stock Dove 
SP-SH-009 (8)
 1 
Stock Dove 
SP-SH-009 (9)
 1 
Stock Dove 
 1 
European Green Woodpecker 
 1 
Black Woodpecker 
 1 
Middle Spotted Woodpecker 
SP-SH-009 (4)
 1 
European Green Woodpecker 
SP-SH-009 (7)
 1 
European Green Woodpecker 
 2 
Black Woodpeckers 
 2 
Middle Spotted Woodpeckers 
SP-SH-009 (1)
 1 
Middle Spotted Woodpecker 
SP-SH-009 (3)
 1 
Middle Spotted Woodpecker 
Spitzbrook
 2 
Smews 
Weinberg Siedlung [1727_2_27n]
 1 
Eurasian Sparrowhawk 
Aschau: Lagune
 12 
Canada Geese 
 52 
Common Shelducks 
 10 
Gadwalls 
 2 
Little Grebes 
 2 
Common Ringed Plover 
Aschauhof [1525_2_26s]
 2 
Eurasian Oystercatchers 
Bülk [1527_1_22s]
 ~25 
Eurasian Curlews 
Bülk Wiesen
 ~25 
Common Shelducks 
 ≥100 
Gadwalls 
 1 
Eurasian Oystercatcher 
Bülk: Leuchtturm
 ≥10 
Red-breasted Mergansers 
Gnutz [1824_4_40s]
 2 
White Storks 
Kiel: Domänental (Kronshagen)
 ~10 
Canada Geese 
 2 
Egyptian Geese 
 1 
Red-necked Grebe 
Molfsee: Schulensee West [1726_1_05s]
 1 
Black Woodpecker 
Ostsee: Dän-Wohld, Hatzberg [1527_1_22n]
 13 
Red-breasted Mergansers 
SP-SH-003 (3)
 1 
Black Woodpecker 
SP-SH-003 (6)
 1 
Middle Spotted Woodpecker 
SP-SH-003 (7)
 1 
Middle Spotted Woodpecker 
Dahmker [2428_2_07s]
 2 
Eurasian Sparrowhawks 
Grünhof [2528_4_57n]
 1 
White-tailed Eagle 
Lüneburger Berg
 1 
Hen Harrier 
Mustin [2331_1_04s]
 1 
Black Woodpecker 
Sachsenwald [2428_1_22s]
 1 
Northern Raven 
Schaalseegebiet: Strücken-Süd [2331_1_22s]
 1 
Great Grey Shrike 
Am Paradies [2028_4_38n]
 1 
Smew 
 1 
White-tailed Eagle 
Bißnitz Wald [2028_4_37n]
 6 
Common Shelducks 
Bißnitz-Niederung Süd
 5 
Common Shelducks 
Garbek: Alte Kiesgrube
 1 
Common Merganser 
Rohlstorfer Holz Südwest [2028_2_26n]
 16 
Bewick's Swans 
Warder See: Wensin Traveniederung [2028_2_07s]
 40 
Northern Pintails 
Wardersee Bißnitzniederung Ost
 2 
Smews 
Westerrade westlich [2028_4_37s]
 6 
Common Shelducks 
Alster, Teetzpark
 2 
Canada Geese 
 3 
Domestic Ducks (Bastard) 
 1 
Common Kingfisher 
Außenmühlenteich (WVZ)
 37 
Canada Geese 
 2 
Egyptian Geese 
 4 
Common Mergansers 
 3 
Common Kingfishers 
Boberger Niederung
 1 
European Green Woodpecker 
Curslack [2527_1_13s]
 4 
Canada Geese 
 2 
Egyptian Geese 
 1 
Great Egret 
 1 
Red Kite 
Curslack - Auf der Böge [2527_1_23n]
 1 
Red Kite 
 8 
Common Cranes 
 1 
Eurasian Bullfinch 
Curslack (Wasserwerk) [2527_1_14s]
 11 
Bohemian Waxwings 
Eichtalpark
 2 
Canada Geese 
 2 
Common Kingfishers 
Hausbrucher Moor [2525_1_03s]
 2 
Eurasian Collared Doves 
 1 
Eurasian Nuthatch 
 
Hummelsee
 6 
Canada Geese 
 1 
Common Merganser 
Kalte Hofe
 1 
Egyptian Goose 
 2 
Domestic Ducks (Bastard) 
 16 
Common Mergansers 
 2 
Northern Ravens 
 ≥2 
Eurasian Bullfinches 
Klostertor / Hammerbrook [2426_3_32n]
Documentation with the AK-SH/HH required 1 
Common Loon 
Nettelnburg [2527_1_12n]
 × 
Common Cranes 
 4 
Eurasian Bullfinches 
Nettelnburg [2527_1_02s]
 1 
European Green Woodpecker 
Ohlsdorfer Friedhof, Bramfelder See, Bramfeld [2326_3_45s]
 2 
Common Kingfishers 
Ohlsdorfer Friedhof, Inselteich
 2 
Common Kingfishers 
Ottensen [2425_2_26s]
 1 
Red Kite 
Volksdorf [2327_1_21n]
 1 
Middle Spotted Woodpecker 
NSG "Riedensee"
 3 
Common Ringed Plover 
Rerik, offshore [1935_3_31s]
 1 
White-tailed Eagle 
Ellermühle [2143_2_26s]
 1 
Common Merganser 
Ivenacker See
 63 
Common Mergansers 
Klenzer Mühlenbach [2143_2_20s]
 1 
Eurasian Woodcock 
NSG "Hangquellmoor Binsenberg" [2246_3_54n]
 1 
Great Grey Shrike 
Verchen Nord [2143_1_25s]
 5 
Smews 
 1 
Common Merganser 
B104 NO Lalendorf [2240_1_25n]
 ~80 
Swan, unidentified 
Feldflur S Nienhagen [2239_4_40n]
 1 
White-tailed Eagle 
Feldflur W Suckwitz [2338_2_28n]
 1 
White-tailed Eagle 
Inselsee W Mühl Rosien [2239_1_22n]
 6 
Common Mergansers 
 1 
White-tailed Eagle 
Lähnwitzer See [2238_3_53s]
 4 
Smews 
 1 
White-tailed Eagle 
Lähnwitz [2338_1_03n]
 1 
Middle Spotted Woodpecker 
Lohmer See
 8 
Smews 
 2 
White-tailed Eagles 
Prüzener See
 38 
Common Mergansers 
Eldena [1946_2_07s]
 1 
Corn Bunting 
Feldflur Greifswald-Rosental [1846_3_55s]
 ~40 
Gadwalls 
 1 
Northern Pintail 
 1 
Smew 
 19 
Great Egrets 
Kläranlage Ladebow
 ≥2 
Red Crossbills 
 1 
Corn Bunting 
Ladebow-Nord [1846_4_57n]
 2 
Whooper / Bewick's Swans 
 13 
Stock Doves 
 1 
Woodlark 
 44 
Red Crossbills 
NSG "Eldena" [1946_2_18n]
 5 
White-tailed Eagles 
NSG "Eldena": Elisenhain
 1 
Eurasian Woodcock 
 1 
Middle Spotted Woodpecker 
NSG "Eldena" [1946_2_19n]
 ≥3 
Stock Doves 
 1 
Black Woodpecker 
NSG "Ladebower Moor": Moorweide
 1 
Black Woodpecker 
NSG Ladebower Moor [1846_4_56n]
 1 
Lesser Spotted Woodpecker 
 1 
Great Grey Shrike 
 1 
Mistle Thrush 
 1 
Corn Bunting 
Rosental
 1 
Great Grey Shrike 
Ryck: Steinbecker Brücke bis Eisenhammer
 1 
Common Kingfisher 
Wampener Wald [1846_4_46s]
 1 
Mistle Thrush 
 1 
Red Crossbill 
HRO - Alt Bartelsdorf [1939_1_01n]
 2 
Egyptian Geese 
HRO - Evershagen N [1838_3_44n]
 1 
European Green Woodpecker 
Halbinsel Devin, Deviner Haken
 2 
Eurasian Oystercatchers 
Hagenow Heide [2533_3_53s]
 1 
Eurasian Woodcock 
Löcknitz-Niederung S Klein Schmölen
 1 
Great Grey Shrike 
Lüblow W[2534_4_47s]
 1 
Eurasian Sparrowhawk 
Lübtheen: Kleingärten "Promenade" u. Feldflur[2632_3_55s]
 1 
Eurasian Sparrowhawk 
Stintenburger Hütte: Feldflur O [2331_4_50s]
 1 
Common Shelduck 
NSG "Klein Vielener See" [2544_1_14s]
 ≥29 
Smews 
NSG "Klein Vielener See"
 22 
Common Mergansers 
 1 
Eurasian Bittern 
 1 
White-tailed Eagle 
Salow, Feldflur NE [2347_1_01s]
 2 
White-tailed Eagles 
Schwinkendorf, Feldflur SW [2342_3_31s]
 2 
White-tailed Eagles 
Neubrandenburg, Kulturpark [2445_2_26s]
 2 
Egyptian Geese 
 
 1 
Middle Spotted Woodpecker 
Neubrandenburg, Oberbach [2445_2]
 16 
Common Mergansers 
Neubrandenburg, Neuer Friedhof [2445_2]
 1 
Black Woodpecker 
Tollensesee, WVZ N-Teil [2445_3_35n]
 3 
Egyptian Geese 
 18-25 
Common Mergansers 
 1 
Little Grebe 
 3 
Great Black-backed Gull 
Ostseeküste: Born a. Darß [1540_4_48s]
 5 
Velvet Scoters 
 8 
Red-breasted Mergansers 
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