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Saturday, July 6th, 2019
Alpine Swifts 2019 - help us recording the number of breeding pairs!
Mitte der 1950er-Jahre siedelte sich der große weißbäuchige Segler spontan in Freiburg im Breisgau an und gründete die seinerzeit weltweit nördlichste [...]
Saturday, July 6th, 2019
Eurasian Crag Martins spread northwards in Baden-Württemberg - help tracking the range expansion!
Bis vor wenigen Jahren waren Felsenschwalben in Deutschland nur in den Alpen zu beobachten. Seit 2007 brüten sie auch im Schwarzwald und haben seither ihr Areal stetig weiter [...]
Wednesday, July 3rd, 2019
Summer Goose count in Northrhine-Westphalia (13th/14th July) and Lower Saxony (20th/21th July)
Auch 2019 wird wieder eine Sommer-Gänsezählung stattfinden, in NRW bereits zum 9. Mal, in Niedersachsen zum 2. Mal. Ziel ist es, landesweite Angaben zu Bestandsgrößen [...]
Sunday, May 19th, 2019
Spot the difference: Looking out for moulting waterbirds (now Greylag Geese)
Wasservögel erneuern wie die meisten Vogelarten alljährlich ihre Schwungfedern. Während die meisten anderen Arten dabei stets flugfähig bleiben, werfen Schwäne, [...]
Tuesday, April 23rd, 2019
Red-footed Falcons on the move!
In den vergangenen Tagen häufen sich in den ornitho-Portalen in Frankreich, Italien und der Schweiz die Meldungen von Rotfußfalken, wie die zoombare Karte der aktuellen [...]
Wednesday, April 17th, 2019
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Tuesday, July 23rd, 2019

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Tuesday, July 23rd, 2019

Niederlande [4105_1_11n]
 1 Red Kite 
Neufelderkoog [2019_4_58n]
 1 Black Stork  
Vorland Neufelderkoog (VD5211) [2119_2_08n]
 1 Black Stork 
Kiel: Düsternbrook West [1626_4_39s]
 ~1 Tawny Owl 
Beltringharder Koog (FN6) [1419_1_04s]
 2 White-tailed Eagles 
Sylt-Ost, Morsum-Odde [1116_2_26s]
 1 Common Redstart 
Sylt: Kleientnahmeteich 14 Nössekoog-Katrevel
 1 Canada Goose 
 3 Eurasian Spoonbills 
Sylt: Kleientnahmeteich 12 Nössekoog-Katrevel
 6 Barnacle Geese 
Sylt: Königshafen, Lister Nehrung (IS23)
 ~15 Red-breasted Mergansers 
Sylt: Lister Koog (IS62)
 1 Canada Goose 
 ≥4 Tufted Ducks 
 3 Common Sandpipers 
 ≥1 Green Sandpiper 
 1 Curlew Sandpiper 
Landschaftspark Haus der Natur
 2 Whooper Swans 
Fehmarn: Albertsdorfer Niederung
 2 Common Greenshanks 
Grüner Brink: große Lagune
 15 Pied Avocets 
 26 Ruffs 
 4 Curlew Sandpipers 
Wallnau [1532_1_12n]
 2 Common Ringed Plover 
 1 Common Sandpiper 
 2 Spotted Redshanks 
 6 Ruffs 
Wallnau-Hof: Mehnertteich
 1 Red-breasted Merganser 
 16 Pied Avocets 
 1 Common Ringed Plover 
 8 Common Sandpipers 
 7 Ruffs 
Grüner Damm, Holmerberg [2323_4_50s]
 1 Red-backed Shrike 
Hetlinger Neuer Koog-Ost [2323_4_40s]
 5 Red-backed Shrikes 
 ≥3 European Stonechats 
Holm-Nord [2324_3_41n]
 1 Eurasian Sparrowhawk 
Marsch W Holm [2323_4_50n]
 7 European Stonechats 
Dosenmoor Hauptweg [1826_3_32s]
 6 Whinchats 
Negenharrie [1826_3_34s]
 1 White-tailed Eagle 
 ~20 Common Cranes 
Owschlager Mühlenbachniederung [1623_2_18n]
 1 White Stork 
Schwastrum [1425_2_19s]
 3 White-tailed Eagles 
 ~67 Common Cranes 
Pettluis [1927_4_58n]
 1 Red-backed Shrike 
 2 European Stonechats 
Gammellunder See
 1 Mute Swan 
 17 Tufted Ducks 
 5 Great Crested Grebes 
 7 Common Sandpipers 
 1 Lesser Black-backed Gull 
Scheggerott [1324_2_20s]
 1 Tawny Owl 
Winning Klärteiche
 12 Mute Swans 
 2 Common Pochards 
 29 Tufted Ducks 
 15 Little Grebes 
 ≥2 Red-necked Grebes 
 ≥6 Little Ringed Plovers 
 4 Common Greenshanks 
Moorgürtel - Neugrabener Moor [2525_1_02s]
 1 Western Barn Owl 
 ≥2 Long-eared Owls 
Neugrabener Wiesen [2525_1_11n]
 ≥3 Long-eared Owls 
Neuwerk: Insel (gesamt)
 4 Common Sandpipers 
 2 Green Sandpipers 
Feldflur W Rukieten [2038_4_59s]
 2 Common Cranes 
Röcknitzbach, Fischtreppen Kloster Dargun
 4 Common Cranes 
Holzteichquartier [1846_3_54s]
 ≥1 Common Kingfisher 
Ostseeviertel [1946_2_06n]
 1 European Green Woodpecker 
HRO - Krummendorf NW [1838_4_37s]
 1 Lesser Black-backed Gull (ssp. fuscus) 
LSG "Tollenseniederung", TS NB NW
 2 Savi's Warblers 
Weitin, Feldflur O [2445_1_14s]
 2 Common Cranes 
Feldflur N Bremerhagen [1844_2_30s]
 2 Common Cranes 
Feldflur W Bremerhagen [1844_4_39n]
 2 Common Cranes 
Insel Ruden: Gehöft
 4 Common Redstarts 
Friedländer Gr. Wiese, Starkeberg_56s]
 1 Eurasian Hobby 
Großes Meer: Nordteil
 ≥7 Great Crested Grebes 
 ≥1 Little Egret 
 × Common Terns 
Alter Wapeler Groden Ost [2615_1_14n]
 9 White Storks 
Kleientnahmepütten "Alter Wapeler Groden"
 ≥1 Garganey 
 3 Little Grebes 
 13 White Storks 
 4 Little Ringed Plovers 
 ~10 Common Sandpipers 
 1 Green Sandpiper 
 ~10 Wood Sandpipers 
 ≥1 Little Stint 
 ≥1 Temminck's Stint 
Documentation with the DAK required 1 Stilt Sandpiper 
Wapelersiel [2615_1_03s]
 1 European Stonechat 
Lanzer Moor [3034_1_13s]
 2 Grey Partridges 
 1 Eurasian Wryneck 
 ≥5 Barred Warblers 
Nemitzer Heide SE [3034_1_13n]
 1 European Nightjar 
Nemitzer Heide E Nemitz [3034_1_02s]
 1 Great Grey Shrike 
Prezelle-W [3034_1_24n]
 1 Common Quail 
Buschwall Freren [3511_1_14n]
 1 Eurasian Golden Oriole 
Kaufunger Wald [4623_2_19n]
 1 Spotted Nutcracker 
NSG "Alte Leine" - Überschwemmungsfläche
This sighting is part of a partial list 1 Black Stork 
NSG "Leineaue Ruthe-Koldingen":Klärteiche Rethen [3724_2_20n]
 1 Green Sandpiper 
 2 Red-backed Shrikes 
 ≥1 Bluethroat 
Steinhuder Meer: vor Ostturm
 3 Common Shelducks 
 1 Grey Plover 
 1 Common Sandpiper 
 3 Common Greenshanks 
 1 Green Sandpiper 
 18 Common Terns 
 1 Eurasian Golden Oriole 
 1 Eurasian Penduline Tit 
 1 Bearded Reedling 
 1 Savi's Warbler 
Hafen Bleckede
 1 Black Stork 
Alfsee: Hauptbecken (Teil des NSG "Hochwasserrückhaltebecken Alfhausen-Rieste")
 1 Eurasian Oystercatcher 
OS-Dodesheide [3614_3_55s]
 1 Tawny Owl 
Winsen (Luhe) um Bahnhof [2627_1_23s]
 1 European Green Woodpecker 
Brehna [4439_1_11n]
 1 European Honey Buzzard 
Dessau-Roßlau [4139_1_21n]
 1 Common Quail 
Kiesgrube Burgliebenau
 6 Gadwalls 
 1 Northern Pintail 
 4 Red-crested Pochards 
 40 Common Pochards 
 48 Tufted Ducks 
 38 Common Goldeneyes 
 5 Little Grebes 
 ≥24 Great Crested Grebes 
 10 Red-necked Grebes 
 1 Common Ringed Plover 
 3 Eurasian Curlews 
 5 Common Sandpipers 
 1 Ruff 
 1 Red Knot 
 2 Yellow-legged Gulls 
 ≥10 Caspian Gulls 
 15 Herring / Yellow-legged / Caspian Gulls 
 1 Eurasian Wryneck 
 1 Lesser Spotted Woodpecker 
 1 Eurasian Penduline Tit 
 ≥24 Bearded Reedlings 
 1 Savi's Warbler 
Stäbchen (Spreetal) [3648_2_29n]
 1 Lesser Spotted Woodpecker 
Stahnsdorfer See
 2 Mute Swans 
 4 Great Crested Grebes 
 2 Western Ospreys 
Wiesen westlich Hartmannnsdorf
Data coming from an observation list 7 Mute Swans 
Data coming from an observation list 2 Western Ospreys 
Data coming from an observation list 1 Eurasian Sparrowhawk 
Data coming from an observation list 4 Common Cranes 
Data coming from an observation list 1 Water Rail 
Data coming from an observation list 2 Common Kingfishers 
Data coming from an observation list 1 Black Woodpecker 
Data coming from an observation list 1 Lesser Spotted Woodpecker 
Data coming from an observation list 3 Great Reed Warblers 
P-Innenstadt / Berliner Vorstadt [3544_3_55s]
 1 Common Sandpiper 
Elbtalaue NE Rühstädt [3037_3_44n]
 12 Common Cranes 
Feldflur N Nebelin [2836_3_44s]
 1 Common Quail 
Feldflur S Dergenthin [2936_2_17s]
 3 Common Quails 
Feldflur NW Nebelin [2836_3_43s]
 17 Common Cranes 
Fischteiche Blumberger Mühle
 ~20 Eurasian Teals 
 1 White-tailed Eagle 
 2 Wood Sandpipers 
 2 Common Terns 
Fischteiche Blumberger Mühle [2949_4_37s]
 1 Little Grebe 
 2 Water Rails 
 3 Great Reed Warblers 
Fischteiche Blumberger Mühle [2949_4_37n]
 1 Western Osprey 
 4 Little Ringed Plovers 
 2 Common Sandpipers 
 3 Spotted Redshanks 
 ~20 Common Greenshanks 
 ~50 Ruffs 
Lietzengraben: Südteil, NSG-32
Data coming from an observation list 5 Mute Swans 
Data coming from an observation list × Gadwalls 
Data coming from an observation list 1 Eurasian Teal 
Data coming from an observation list 1 Little Grebe 
Data coming from an observation list 1 Western Marsh Harrier 
Data coming from an observation list 2 Common Cranes 
Data coming from an observation list 1 Green Sandpiper 
Data coming from an observation list 2 Savi's Warblers 
Data coming from an observation list 1 Barred Warbler 
Data coming from an observation list 4 Whinchats 
Wahner Heide: Busenberg
 4 Red-backed Shrikes 
Enger Bruch (gesamt)
 4 Grey Herons 
 1 White Stork 
Hückelhoven [4903_3_54s]
 1 Little Owl 
 4 Sand Martins 
 6 European Stonechats 
Großer Buttenberg, SE Hoppecke [4617_2_20s]
 ≥2 Eurasian Pygmy Owls 
N In der Goldbeck, N Ittertal [4617_4_39n]
 ≥2 Black Woodpeckers 
Brenkhausen [4122_3_52s]
 1 White Stork 
Köln [5108_1_22n]
 ≥46 Canada Geese 
Rhein Köln Langel bis Sürth
 4 Canada Geese 
 4 Eurasian Oystercatchers 
Rhein Köln Sürth und Zündorf
 3 Little Ringed Plovers 
Lemgo Büllinghausen [3919_3_41s]
 1 Canada Goose 
 3 Grey Herons 
MH-Selbeck [4607_1_13s]
 1 Grey Heron 
Angelteiche Ovenstädt: Teich 6
 1 Canada Goose 
 2 White Storks 
 2 Eurasian Oystercatchers 
Hävern [3519_4_40s]
 1 White Stork 
Hävern [3519_4_50n]
 3 Little Ringed Plovers 
 1 Common Sandpiper 
 2 Ruffs  
 4 Common Terns 
Häverner Marsch: Grube Nord
 17 Mute Swans 
 ≥18 Common Pochards 
 ≥61 Tufted Ducks 
 4 Common Goldeneyes 
 ≥13 Great Crested Grebes 
 2 Little Ringed Plovers 
Aasee Münster: neuer Teil
 1 Great Crested Grebe 
Feldflur SO MS-Amelsbüren [4111_2_18n]
 1 European Honey Buzzard 
Weidenau Charlottental [5114_1_02s]
 1 Grey Heron 
Gut Umschoß [5109_4_57n]
 1 Northern Raven 
Bislicher Insel (gesamt)
 ~60 Mute Swans 
 ~25 Eurasian Spoonbills  
 1 Peregrine Falcon 
 ≥3 Common Kingfishers 
NSG Pfaffensee
Documentation with the AKH required 1 Ferruginous Duck 
 ≥3 Red-necked Grebes 
Pohlheim [5418_3_33s]
 2 White Storks 
Loshausen O [5121_2_06s]
 2 Grey Herons 
 2 White Storks 
Treysa bis Ziegenhain, Schwalm-RHB (gesamt)
 3 Grey Herons 
 18 White Storks 
Delkenheim-SW/Golfplatz [5916_3_32s]
 ≥50 Greylag Geese 
 1 White Stork 
GM Schloss Freudenberg P3
Data coming from an observation list 1 Eurasian Golden Oriole 
NSG "Mündungsgebiet der Ahr"
 1 Common Sandpiper 
 6 European Herring Gulls 
 1 Common Kingfisher 
 1 Eurasian Reed Warbler 
Vogelschutzgebiet Ober-Hilbersheimer Plateau [6114_1_14n]
 3 Corn Buntings 
Daun [5806_2_10n]
 1 Eurasian Collared Dove 
Großes Altwasser bei Neuburg
 1 Little Bittern 
 1 Purple Heron 
Niederhausen [6112_4_57s]
 ≥1 European Stonechat 
Schloßböckelheimer Felsenberg
 1 Eurasian Golden Oriole 
Schloßböckelheim [6112_4_56s]
 1 Eurasian Golden Oriole 
Mendig [5609_2_29n]
 1 Grey Partridge 
 1 Grey Heron 
Ingelheim, NSGs und Polder [6014_1_03n]
 1 Black Woodpecker 
Sandgrube Sankt Johann
 24 Sand Martins 
 1 Northern Wheatear 
Vogelschutzgebiet Ober-Hilbersheimer Plateau [6013_4_60s]
 1 White Stork 
Dreifelden [5412_2_10s]
 5 Great Egrets 
Mühlengraben Nistermühle
 3 Grey Herons 
Nister [5312_2_20n]
Data coming from an observation list 1 Grey Heron 
Data coming from an observation list 1 Black Kite 
Data coming from an observation list 1 Common Kingfisher 
Data coming from an observation list 1 Lesser Redpoll 
Rehe Süd-Ost/Teichanlage [5314_4_48n]
 1 Green Sandpiper 
Breisach am Rhein [7911_3_45n]
 5 Common Mergansers 
Europaweiher Breisach
 1 Little Grebe 
FR-Herdern [7913_3_52s]
 1 Green Sandpiper 
Eberbach SO [6519_2_30n]
 1 Yellow-legged Gull 
Nußloch (SW) [6618_3_41s]
 7 White Storks 
Neckarschleuse Heilbronn
 1 Yellow-legged Gull 
Hilzingen [8118_3_54n]
 9 White Storks 
Tengen [8117_4_49n]
 1 European Stonechat 
Lörrach-Mitte [8311_4_60n]
 ≥9 Alpine Swifts 
Neugraben Appenweier
Data coming from an observation list ≥2 Middle Spotted Woodpeckers 
Staubecken Freistett/Junge Gründe [7313_1_15s]
 1 Great Crested Grebe 
Knittlingen [6918_3_55s]
 1 Common Quail 
Ölbronn-Dürrn [7018_2_07s]
 1 Middle Spotted Woodpecker 
NSG Rohrsee
 7 Gadwalls 
 16 Tufted Ducks 
 1 Common Crane 
 8 Northern Lapwings 
 1 Common Snipe 
 1 Common Sandpiper 
Staig [8123_2_27s]
 1 Tawny Owl 
 1 Tawny Owl 
Rottweil Sportplätze [7817_2_28s]
 0 White Stork 
Neckar Berger Steg bis Schleuse Cannstatt oben
 1 Yellow-legged Gull 
S-Mitte Hoppenlaufriedhof
 1 Alpine Swift 
S-Nord Untere Anlagen
 ~10 Greylag Geese 
Streiflesberg&-wald [6824_3_52n]
 ≥2 Little Grebes 
Beuron [7919_2_28s]
 1 Little Grebe 
 1 Canada Goose 
 5 Gadwalls 
 3 Eurasian Teals 
 × Red-crested Pochards 
 1 Western Marsh Harrier 
 4 Northern Lapwings 

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