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"Weekend of Waterbirds" - International Waterbird Census, European Swan Census and East Atlantic Flyway Count
Am bevorstehenden Wochenende, dem 11./12. Januar, schultern wieder viele Tausend Beobachterinnen und Beobachter weltweit die Spektive, um im Rahmen des von Wetlands International organisierten International [...]
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Finally available again: Atlas of breeding birds of Germany now available as PDF-download!
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Wednesday, January 1st, 2020
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Identifying the age of a bird is done according to the so-called calendar-years. With the turn of the year, birds hatched in 2019 no longer belong to the first calendar-year and [...]
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European Bewick’s and Whooper Swan Census 11th/12th January 2020 – help filling the gaps!
Since the 1980s - and every five years since the 1990s - special synchronous counts of Bewick´s and Whooper Swan are carried out in Europe in order to regularly update population [...]
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Merry Christmas and all the best for 2020!
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Wednesday, January 22nd, 2020

Frankreich [7712_1_21s]
 1 
Common Goldeneye 
Alter Sommerkoog [1719_3_51n]
 32 
Whooper Swans 
 2 
Great Egrets 
Brunsbüttel: Binnenhafen am NOK
 1 
Common Goldeneye 
Meldorfer Speicherkoog N (FD1) [1919_2_08n]
 7 
Whooper Swans 
Data coming from an observation list 1 
Horned Grebe 
Meldorfer Speicherkoog N (FD1) [1819_4_48s]
 2 
Hen Harriers 
HL-Brandenbaum: Brandenbaumer Tannen [2130_2_26n]
 1 
Tawny Owl 
Schellbruch: Große Lagune
 ≥20 
Gadwalls 
 2 
Smews 
 6 
Little Grebes 
 1 
White-tailed Eagle 
 1 
European Green Woodpecker 
 1 
Water Pipit 
Schellbruch: Süßwasserteich
 1 
Willow Tit 
Breitenburger Moor Süd [2123_2_19n]
 1 
Northern Goshawk 
Breitenburger Moor: Südwest [2123_2_18n]
 1 
White-tailed Eagle 
Dauenhof [2123_2_30s]
 12 
Whooper Swans 
 4 
Bewick's Swans 
Hohenfelder Moor: Nordwest [2123_2_18s]
 1 
Great Grey Shrike 
Hörner Au-Niederung: Meierhaus [2123_2_10n]
 4 
Whooper Swans 
 10 
Bewick's Swans 
 1 
Rough-legged Buzzard 
Hörner Au-Niederung: Tütigmoor [2124_1_01n]
 16 
Whooper Swans 
 115 
Bewick's Swans 
 ~400 
Barnacle Geese 
Siebenecksknöll [2024_3_53s]
 20 
Whooper Swans 
 6 
Bewick's Swans 
Westermoor [2023_4_59s]
 6 
Whooper Swans 
 4 
Bewick's Swans 
Kiel: Schornstein Stadtwerke
 2 
Peregrine Falcons 
Kiel: Suchsdorf West [1626_1_25n]
 1 
White-throated Dipper (ssp. cinclus) 
Kleiner Kiel
Data coming from an observation list ≥13 
Common Moorhens 
Russee-Drachensee Niederung
 1 
Black Woodpecker 
Beltringharder Koog (FN6) + Vorland [1419_1_13s]
 1 
Long-tailed Duck 
Beltringharder Koog (FN6) [1419_1_14n]
 8 
Smews 
Beltringharder Koog: Sönke-Nissen-Koog Speicherbecken (FN61)
 3 
Smews 
Beltringharder Koog: Kleientnahme Süd Lüttmoordamm (FN632)
 3 
Smews 
Beltringharder Koog (FN6) [1419_1_24s]
 1 
Horned Grebe 
 1 
Red-throated Diver 
ETS: Schlickkoog [1620_2_19s]
 1 
Great Egret 
Föhr-Alkersum [1217_3_51n]
 12 
Eurasian Collared Doves 
Föhr-Dunsum [1216_3_35s]
 1 
Purple Sandpiper 
Föhr-Oldsum [1216_4_37s]
 1 
European Stonechat 
Föhr: Oldsumer Vorland Ost (IF122)
 3 
Little Egrets 
Husum [1520_1_05n]
 4 
Common Mergansers 
Katinger Watt: "Nullfläche" (EE13)
 13 
Whooper Swans 
Katinger Watt (EE1)/ Acker [1619_3_53s]
 1 
Great Grey Shrike 
Kotzenbüll Südwest [1619_3_44n]
 1 
Peregrine Falcon 
Schwabstedt, Petershof/ Oldersbek-Sielzug [1620_2_09n]
 2 
Common Mergansers 
Seeth [1620_2_20s]
 ~120 
Barnacle Geese 
Sylt-Ost, Nössekoog [1116_1_01s]
 1 
Merlin 
Sylt: Hörnum-Hafen
 3 
Long-tailed Ducks 
 1 
Red-throated Diver 
 1 
Little Auk 
 1 
Common Guillemot 
Sylt: Westerland-Seawatching (ca. 210° - 350°, bis 10 km Sichtweite)
Data coming from an observation list 2 
Red-throated Divers 
Data coming from an observation list 1 
Mediterranean Gull 
Tetenbüll [1618_2_30s]
 1 
Hen Harrier 
Tönning Mitte [1619_4_47s]
 1 
Red-throated Diver 
 ≥32 
Long-eared Owls 
Vorland Westerhever Nord (VE321)/ Pütten Stufhusen [1617_2_10n]
 1 
White-tailed Eagle 
 1 
Merlin 
 1 
Peregrine Falcon 
Vorland Westerhever Nord (VE321) [1617_2_09s]
 1 
Merlin 
 ≥40 
Shore Larks 
 ≥40 
Snow Buntings 
Vorland Norderheverkoog Ost (VE21) [1518_4_60n]
 1 
Peregrine Falcon 
 1 
Short-eared Owl 
 6 
Shore Larks 
Vorland Sönke-Nissen-Koog Süd (VN61)/ Beltringharder Koog-Speicherbecken N [1419_1_04n]
 ~35 
Shore Larks 
Vorland Sönke-Nissen-Koog Süd (VN61) [1319_3_54s]
 ~120 
Shore Larks 
Vorland Hamburger Hallig Südost/ Sönke-Nissen-Koog Süd (VN54/ VN61) [1319_3_53n]
 ≥80 
Snow Buntings 
Westerwittbekfeld nördlich [1521_1_11n]
 5 
Whooper Swans 
Grabauer See
 2 
Common Mergansers 
Gräberkate (Mühlenteich)
 ≥120 
Gadwalls 
 2 
Common Mergansers 
Hahnheide: Hahnheider Berg nördlich [2328_4_48s]
 1 
Northern Goshawk 
Hahnheider Berg Aussichtsturm
 3 
Red Crossbills 
NSG "Brenner Moor"
 ≥3 
Bearded Reedlings 
Oher Tannen / Stemwarde [2427_2_26n]
 1 
Red Crossbill 
Travetal: nördlich Wolkenwehe: [2128_3_41s]
 1 
Little Grebe 
 1 
Black Woodpecker 
 1 
Great Grey Shrike 
Dodauer See
 104 
Smews 
 32 
Common Mergansers 
Dodauer See [1829_3_33s]
 1 
White-tailed Eagle 
Kellersee: Malente Ohlenhof [1829_2_16n]
 1 
White-tailed Eagle 
Schwochel östlich [2029_2_09n]
 1 
White-tailed Eagle 
Wahlsdorfer Holz/Weiher Südost
 4 
Smews 
 2 
Common Mergansers 
Wahlsdorfer Holz Südost [1929_3_53n]
 1 
Common Kingfisher 
Holm-Nord [2324_3_41n]
 1 
Eurasian Sparrowhawk 
Krupunder, Eidelstedt [2325_3_43s]
 54 
Bohemian Waxwings 
Osterhorn nordöstlich [2124_1_13n]
 5 
Whooper Swans 
 46 
Bewick's Swans 
Wedel mit Geestkante [2424_1_02s]
 2 
Bohemian Waxwings 
Barsbek [1527_4_50s]
 ~50 
Bewick's Swans 
 1 
Great Egret 
Hohen Köhlen (Wald)
 1 
Black Woodpecker 
Neues Gehege Lehm Nord [1728_2_10s]
 ≥4 
Red Crossbills 
Ostsee: KI-Förde, Bottsand [1527_4_48n]
 12 
Sanderlings 
Ostsee: Kolberger Heide, Heidkate West [1527_4_39s]
 1 
Purple Sandpiper 
Ostseeküste: Bottsand-Wendtorfer Schleuse
 1 
Gadwall 
 2 
Eurasian Oystercatchers 
 1 
Common Redshank 
 8 
Sanderlings 
Ostseeküste: Wendtorfer Schleuse-Heidkate
 1 
Common Redshank 
 4 
Purple Sandpipers 
Postsee: Alte Schwentine [1727_3_54n]
 1 
Water Rail 
 1 
Common Kingfisher 
Rastorfer Mühle [1727_1_05n]
 1 
White-throated Dipper (ssp. cinclus) 
Rathjensdorf östlich [1828_2_07s]
 1 
Eurasian Sparrowhawk 
Schönberger Salzwiesen südl.Heidkate
 1 
Red-breasted Goose 
Schwentine: Rastorfer Mühle
 1 
White-throated Dipper (ssp. cinclus) 
Aschau: Lagune
 8 
Common Shelducks 
 4 
Gadwalls 
 16 
Little Grebes 
Aschau: Kronsort [1525_2_26n]
 5 
Red-breasted Mergansers 
 3 
Razorbills 
Breiholzfähre - Luhnauwiesen
 31 
Bewick's Swans 
Bülk: Leuchtturm
Documentation with the DAK required 1 
Black Scoter 
 3 
Red-breasted Mergansers 
 7 
Purple Sandpipers 
 1 
Rock Pipit 
Gettorf Süd [1525_4_59s]
 1 
Common Merganser 
 1 
Common Kingfisher 
Krogaspe [1825_4_46n]
 1 
White Stork 
Luhnau-Niederung
 3 
Whooper Swans 
 2 
Hen Harriers 
 1 
Northern Goshawk 
 1 
Rough-legged Buzzard 
Bliestorf Überschwemmung
 4 
Common Shelducks 
 1 
Northern Pintail 
Duvenseer Moor Ost [2329_1_04n]
 8 
Common Shelducks 
ETS: Colsrakmoor
 1 
Hen Harrier 
 2 
White-tailed Eagles 
 1 
Northern Raven 
ETS: Spieljunken-Polder Alte Sorge-Schleife
 10 
Whooper Swans 
 ~1000 
European Golden Plovers 
Gammellunder See
 5 
Whooper Swans 
 2 
Gadwalls 
 2 
Common Goldeneyes 
 1 
Smew 
 29 
Common Mergansers 
 1 
Water Rail 
Gammellunder See südöstlich [1422_2_28n]
 14 
Whooper Swans 
Hollingstedt [1521_2_20s]
 4 
Whooper Swans 
 1 
Eurasian Sparrowhawk 
Idstedt [1423_1_01s]
 1 
Common Kingfisher 
Schleswig-St. Jürgen [1423_3_45n]
 1 
Tawny Owl 
Wester-Treia [1421_4_59n]
 1 
Eurasian Sparrowhawk 
Alster, Eichenpark
 2 
Great Crested Grebes 
Die Hohe
 7 
Common Mergansers 
Duvenstedter Brook (zentral) [2227_3_41n]
 2 
Bewick's Swans 
 1 
Great Grey Shrike 
Eilbekkanal, östlicher Teil
 1 
Eurasian Sparrowhawk 
Kuhmühlenteich
 1 
Eurasian Sparrowhawk 
Neustadt / Altstadt mit Binnenalster [2425_2_30s]
 ≥20-85 
Twites 
Ochsenwerder [2526_2_16n]
 6 
Common Mergansers 
Öjendorfer See
 8 
Common Goldeneyes 
Öjendorfer Friedhof: Schleemer Bach
 1 
Common Goldeneye 
Öjendorfer Park
 1 
Great Crested Grebe 
Öjendorfer See [2426_2_29n]
 1 
Common Kingfisher 
Schnelsen [2325_4_46n]
 1 
Eurasian Sparrowhawk 
Winterhude [2426_1_02s]
 1 
Eurasian Sparrowhawk 
Groß Upahl N [2238_3_43n]
 1 
Rough-legged Buzzard 
 1 
Great Grey Shrike 
Insel Koos
 1 
Northern Goshawk 
NSG Ladebower Moor [1846_4_56n]
 1 
Black Woodpecker 
Ryck: Bahnbrücke bis Steinbecker Brücke
 1 
Common Kingfisher 
Wampener Wald [1846_4_46s]
 1 
Middle Spotted Woodpecker 
 2 
Willow Tits 
HRO - Bramow [1838_4_56s]
 1 
Peregrine Falcon 
HRO - Kassebohm N [1939_1_11n]
 1 
Black Woodpecker 
HRO - Stadtmitte [1938_2_10s]
 1 
Common Moorhen 
Besitz: Feldflur u. Wald SO [2631_3_33s]
 1 
Common Kingfisher 
Lübtheen: Feldflur SW [2732_1_05n]
 1 
Eurasian Sparrowhawk 
Picher [2634_1_21n]
 115 
Bewick's Swans 
Strohkirchen [2633_2_09s]
 0 
Whooper_/_Bewick's Swan 
Techin S [2431_2_18n]
 1 
White-tailed Eagle 
Vielank: Rögnitzniederung W [2732_4_57n]
 2 
Bewick's Swans 
Darßer Ort: gesamt
 5 
Common Shelducks 
 2 
Grey Plovers 
 26 
Twites 
Ostseeküste: Darßer Ort [1541_1_02s]
 4 
Northern Gannets 
Röggeliner See
 2 
Smews 
 4 
Common Mergansers 
Wohlenberger Wiek: Höhe Aalbude (Möwe 2) [2033_4_36s]
 4 
Common Shelducks 
 13 
Northern Pintails 
 13 
Red-breasted Mergansers 
 32 
Eurasian Curlews 
Wohlenberg Anleger und Sandbänke
 2 
Northern Pintails 
 4 
Red-breasted Mergansers 
 3 
Black-necked Grebes 
Karrendorfer Niederung
 ≥15 
Eurasian Curlews 
 1 
Tawny Owl 
Karrendorfer Wiesen Süd
 × 
Snow Buntings 
Labömitz, Grünland O [2050_4_46s]
 1 
White-tailed Eagle 
 1 
Great Grey Shrike 
Wampener Wald
 2 
White-tailed Eagles 
 1 
Middle Spotted Woodpecker 
 ≥3 
Willow Tits 
 3 
Red Crossbills 
Altwigshagen, Feldflur SO [2349_1_02s]
 1 
Rough-legged Buzzard 
NSG "Galenbecker See", "Spitzer Ort"
 1 
White-tailed Eagle 
Juist, offshore [2308_1_03s]
 2 
Hen Harriers 
Norden [2309_3_54s]
 2 
Great Crested Grebes 
NSG Leyhörn [2408_3_43s]
 22 
Snow Buntings 
Rysumer Nacken [2508_3_51s]
 1 
Great Egret 
Umgebung Hauener Pütten [2408_3_54s]
 6 
Common Goldeneyes 
 1 
Great Egret 
Westermarsch I [2408_2_19s]
 12 
Great Egrets 
Augustgroden Höhe Hobendeich Mitte [2515_2_10s]
 1 
Hen Harrier 
Braunschweig [3629_4_46n]
 1 
Black Woodpecker 
 1 
Northern Raven 
Braunschweig [3629_3_31s]
 1 
Bohemian Waxwing 
Hilgensand [3211_4_40s]
 2 
Northern Ravens 
Ahlenmoor / Krempel
 × 
Whooper Swans 
 ≥7 
Bewick's Swans 
 1 
Peregrine Falcon 
Bederkesaer See
 ≥76 
Common Mergansers 
Deichvorland Wernerwald
 1 
Black Woodpecker 
Grünland N Halemer See
 2 
Hen Harriers 
 ≥1 
Rough-legged Buzzard 
Grünland S Ahlen-Falkenberg [2318_2_08n]
 2 
Rough-legged Buzzards 
Hainmühlen [2419_1_13n]
 1 
White-tailed Eagle 
Krempel-Sonnenberg [2218_3_44s]
 12 
Bewick's Swans 
 ≥50 
Barnacle Geese 
 2 
Hen Harriers 
Oxstedt [2217_2_07n]
 1 
White Stork 
 1 
Western Barn Owl 
Stinstedter See
 1 
Hen Harrier 
 2 
Northern Ravens 
Stinstedter See [2319_4_38n]
 4 
Short-eared Owls 
Wernerwald-Wittendünen [2117_4_36n]
 1 
White-tailed Eagle 
Wernerwald-Finkenmoor [2117_2_26s]
 1 
Eurasian Woodcock 
Westermoorstrom / Lüdingworth [2218_1_05s]
 4 
Great Egrets 
Westerwanna [2218_4_38s]
 16 
Whooper Swans 
Hitzacker Hafen
 49 
Common Mergansers 
Hitzacker (Elbe) [2832_1_23n]
 5 
Common Mergansers 
Jeetzelniederung E Schaafhausen-Tramm
 1 
White-tailed Eagle 
Kamerun-See
 7 
Common Shelducks 
Lüch.Landgr.Dangenstorf-S [3033_3_54n]
 2 
Hen Harriers 
 1 
Great Grey Shrike 
Lüch.Landgr.S Rebenstorf [3033_3_53s]
 1 
Great Grey Shrike 
Delmenhorst [2917_2_28s]
 2 
Peregrine Falcons 
Deichsee Tunxdorf
 2 
Common Shelducks 
Tunxdorfer Wiesen (gesamt)
Data coming from an observation list 3 
Barnacle Geese 
Neustadtgödens [2513_2_20n]
 1 
Long-eared Owl 
Wangerooge: Salinenbucht
 3 
Common Goldeneyes 
Wangerooge: Westlagune
 2 
Common Goldeneyes 
Wangerooge: Westinnengroden
 1 
Hen Harrier 
Jembke [3430_3_55s]
 1 
Great Crested Grebe 
Adelebsen [4424_2_06s]
 1 
Great Egret 
Adelebsen [4424_4_36n]
 1 
Western Barn Owl 
Alter Botanischer Garten
 1 
Common Kingfisher 
Diemarden [4525_2_09s]
 1 
Common Kingfisher 
Friedland [4625_2_07n]
 1 
Common Kingfisher 
Gö.-Innenstadt [4425_4_37s]
 22 
Bohemian Waxwings 
Gö.-Nordstadt [4425_4_37n]
 ≥18 
Bohemian Waxwings 
 ≥3 
Common Redpolls 
Gö.-Südstadt [4425_4_46s]
 ≥20 
Bohemian Waxwings 

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