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Friday, February 8th, 2019
Lots of dead Guillemots along the Dutch coast
Bereits seit mehreren Wochen fallen entlang der niederländischen Nordseeküste ungewöhnlich viele tot angespülte Trottellummen auf. Die Anzahl der Totfunde entlang [...]
Saturday, February 2nd, 2019
Looking back on autumn 2018
Mehr Sommer als Herbst“ – so haben wir unseren Rückblick auf die zurückliegende Jahreszeit diesmal betitelt. Tatsächlich setzte sich die bereits seit [...]
Tuesday, January 1st, 2019
Please note: Birds have become one year older!
Identifying the age of a bird is done according to the so-called calendar-years. With the turn of the year, birds hatched in 2018 no longer belong to the first calendar-year and [...]
Monday, December 31st, 2018
Revision of the National Reporting List of Rare Birds and notes on the documentation of Arctic Redpolls
Das Auftreten von Vogelarten ist dynamisch, sodass Häufigkeitseinstufungen regelmäßig geprüft werden müssen. Die Meldeliste der Deutschen Avifaunistischen [...]
Monday, December 24th, 2018
Merry Christmas and all the best for 2019!
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Red Kite roost counting on 5th/6th January 2019 – Please join in!
Seit 2007 werden in Europa am ersten Januar-Wochenende überwinternde Rotmilane an ihren Schlafplätzen erfasst. Koordiniert werden die Zählungen von der Ligue [...]

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Wednesday, February 20th, 2019

Waning Gibbous (15 days)
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Wednesday, February 20th, 2019

 ≥1 Grey Wagtail 
Riesewohld Quellental Fischteiche
 1 White-tailed Eagle 
Stinteck [1819_1_21n]
 1 White-tailed Eagle 
Rhinplate Mitte [2222_1_15s]
 2 White-tailed Eagles 
Kiel: Bellevue Brücke
 1 Tawny Owl 
Kiel: Tiergehege Hasseldieksdamm
 5 Greylag Geese 
Kiel: Universitätsbrücke
 2 Yellow-legged Gulls 
 1 White-tailed Eagle 
Ahrenviölfeld [1421_4_36n]
 ~150 Greylag Geese 
Amrum-Nebel [1316_1_22s]
 1 Stock Dove 
Amrum: Salzwiesen Teerdeich (IA11)
 2 Peregrine Falcons 
Behrendorf [1421_3_35n]
 25 Whooper Swans 
 51 Bewick's Swans 
 1 Hen Harrier 
 2 Eurasian Curlews 
Behrendorf [1421_3_34n]
 ~40 European Golden Plovers 
Beltringharder Koog: Kleientnahme Süd Lüttmoordamm (FN632)
 13 Common Goldeneyes 
 7 Smews 
 1 Great Egret 
Bordelumer Koog [1319_4_47s]
 1 Bewick's Swan 
Bredstedt [1319_4_48s]
 31 Whooper Swans 
 ~51 Greylag Geese 
Cecilienkoog [1419_2_16n]
 8 Greylag Geese 
Desmerciereskoog [1419_2_17n]
 51 Greylag Geese 
ETS, Treene: Friedrichstadt
Data coming from an observation list 4 Eurasian Bullfinches 
Fahretofter Westerkoog (FN2) [1218_4_56n]
 1 Hen Harrier 
Föhr-Alkersum [1317_1_02n]
 2 Northern Ravens 
Föhr: Borgsumer Marsch/ Vogelkoje
 ≥60 Greylag Geese 
Husum [1520_1_03n]
 4 Eurasian Bullfinches 
Kleiseerkoog [1218_4_37s]
 1 Red-breasted Goose 
Langenhorner Alter Koog [1319_1_13s]
 1 Hen Harrier 
 ~25 Corn Buntings 
Nordstrand: Trendermarsch-Pütte (FN711)
 17 Greylag Geese 
Nordstrand, offshore [1418_4_59s]
 3 Red-breasted Mergansers 
Nordstrand [1418_4_60s]
 20 Snow Buntings 
Schobüll [1420_3_51n]
 1 Mistle Thrush 
Sylt-Ost, Morsum [1116_2_16s]
 ~25 Greylag Geese 
 8 Corn Buntings 
Sylt-Ost, Nössekoog [1116_1_13s]
 2 Great Egrets 
Sylt-Ost, Morsum [1116_2_26n]
 9 Shore Larks 
Sylt: Westerland-Seawatching (ca. 210° - 350°, bis 10 km Sichtweite)
Data coming from an observation list 1 Black-legged Kittiwake 
Data coming from an observation list 1 Mediterranean Gull 
Vorland Nordstrand-Süderhafen (VN81) [1519_1_24n]
 1 Hen Harrier 
Vorland Osewoldterkoog (VN32) [1218_3_45s]
 89 Corn Buntings 
Heidkoppelmoor [2327_1_11s]
Data coming from an observation list 10 Greylag Geese 
Data coming from an observation list 1 Middle Spotted Woodpecker 
Krabbenkamp - Blockstelle Silk [2427_4_48n]
 1 Little Grebe 
NSG "Brenner Moor"
 2 Common Shelducks 
 1 Little Grebe 
 1 Water Rail 
Travetal: nördlich Wolkenwehe: [2128_3_41s]
 1 Water Rail 
 1 Bearded Reedling 
Fehmarn: Krummsteert
 1 White-tailed Eagle 
 5 Eurasian Oystercatchers 
 3 Common Ringed Plover 
 ≥30 Eurasian Curlews 
Sulsdorfer Wiek
 ≥45 Eurasian Curlews 
Buttermoor / Klövensteen [2324_4_46s]
 1 Common Ringed Plover 
Elbe vor Hetlinger Schanze [2323_4_56s]
 1 Great Egret 
Fährmannssander Elbwatt
 2 Bearded Reedlings 
Holm-Nord [2324_3_41n]
 1 Eurasian Sparrowhawk 
Kleientnahmestelle Wedeler Marsch
 2 Greylag Geese 
 2 Common Goldeneyes 
 1 Great Egret 
 1 Water Pipit 
Marsch W Holm [2323_4_50n]
 5 Red Kites 
NSG "Butterbargsmoor"
 2 Greylag Geese 
 1 Black Woodpecker 
 1 Northern Raven 
Wedeler Marsch mit Brunnenschutzgebiet [2424_1_01s]
 3 Greylag Geese 
Kirchsee Preetz
 ~10 Common Mergansers 
Ostsee: Kolberger Heide, Heidkate [1527_4_40s]
 20 Purple Sandpipers 
Embühren [1823_2_16s]
 1 White Stork 
Gehege Negenharrie
 1 White-tailed Eagle 
Goossee-Niederung südlich B76
Data coming from an observation list 2 Greylag Geese 
Kiel: Domänental (Kronshagen)
 6 Common Mergansers 
Klärteiche Negenharrie
 2 Common Shelducks 
Duvenseer Moor
 40 Greylag Geese 
 28 Common Shelducks 
 1 Northern Pintail 
 1 Eurasian Sparrowhawk 
 1 White-tailed Eagle 
Kittlitzer Hofsee
 2 Greylag Geese 
Niendorf Gut [2331_2_26s]
 ≥3 Bewick's Swans 
NSG "Billetal" / Wohltorf / Krabbenkamp [2427_4_48s]
 1 Black Woodpecker 
 1 Middle Spotted Woodpecker 
Sophienthal nördlich [2430_2_19s]
 ~50 Greylag Geese 
Kaltenkirchen: Brook [2125_4_47s]
 1 Eurasian Sparrowhawk 
Flensburger Außenförde: Schausende - Dreisacker (WVZ)
Data coming from an observation list 10 Greylag Geese 
Data coming from an observation list 20 Common Shelducks 
Data coming from an observation list 2 Gadwalls 
Data coming from an observation list 8 Smews 
Data coming from an observation list 22 Red-breasted Mergansers 
Data coming from an observation list 2 Little Grebes 
Data coming from an observation list 5 Eurasian Oystercatchers  
Data coming from an observation list 8 Common Redshanks 
Geltinger Birk: Falshöft [1225_2_18n]
 7 Bearded Reedlings 
Langstedt [1322_3_45s]
 1 White Stork  
Eidelstedt / Kollauniederung [2325_4_46s]
 ≥6 Greylag Geese 
Friedhof Nienstedten
 1 Eurasian Nuthatch 
Holzhafen und Billwerder Bucht
This sighting is part of a partial list 2 Greylag Geese 
This sighting is part of a partial list 1 White-tailed Eagle 
Jenfelder Moor
 2 Greylag Geese 
Kleine Alster, Rathausschleuse
 2 Greylag Geese 
Lurup, Teich am Bornmoor
 2 Greylag Geese 
Moorfleet / Holzhafen [2426_3_45s]
 ≥6 Eurasian Collared Doves 
Mühlenberger Loch (WVZ)
This sighting is part of a partial list 2 Common Mergansers 
Niendorfer Gehege
 5 Greylag Geese 
 8 Middle Spotted Woodpeckers 
Niendorfer Gehege [2325_4_57n]
 1 Northern Goshawk 
Volksdorfer Wald
Data coming from an observation list 1 Northern Goshawk 
Data coming from an observation list 3 Middle Spotted Woodpeckers 
Volksdorf / Friedhof [2326_2_20s]
 1 Common Kingfisher 
Letzin, Feldflur S [2245_1_13s]
 1 Great Grey Shrike 
Feldflur O Tieplitz [2238_3_32s]
 1 Eurasian Woodcock 
 1 Middle Spotted Woodpecker 
Fischtreppe Korleput
 0 White-throated Dipper (ssp. cinclus) 
Schependorf [2137_3_51n]
 2 Carrion or Hooded Crows 
Dänische Wiek [1846_4_58s]
 1 Red-breasted Merganser 
Hafen Ladebow
 1 White-tailed Eagle 
Hafen Wieck
 1 Smew 
 1 Great Grey Shrike 
Besitz: Feldflur S [2631_3_32s]
 8 Greylag Geese 
 5 Common Mergansers 
Besitz: Feldflur O 1 [2631_3_33n]
 14 Greylag Geese 
Besitz: Rense
 1 Rough-legged Buzzard 
Dömitz: Sandwerder u. Festung [2833_3_35n]
 3 Greylag Geese 
Groß Timkenberg: Feldflur S [2631_3_41n]
 26 Greylag Geese 
Groß Timkenberg [2631_3_31s]
 12 Greylag Geese 
Hohewisch NO 1 [2535_4_46s]
 1 White-tailed Eagle 
Lewitz, Grünland a. d.Fischteichen W [2535_4_47n]
 210 Greylag Geese 
Lübtheen: Kleingärten "Promenade" [2632_3_55s]
 1 White-tailed Eagle 
Rüterberg: W Dömitzer Brücke
 4 Pink-footed Geese 
Soltow: Ortslage
 1 White-tailed Eagle 
Sudeniederung, Mahnkenwerder [2630_4_36n]
 11 Common Mergansers 
Sudeniederung, Bandekow bis Mahnkenwerder
 2 Little Grebes 
Vorderhagen: Am Mittelholz [2630_4_40s]
 64 Greylag Geese 
Wittenburg SW [2432_3_55s]
 1 Middle Spotted Woodpecker 
Woosmer: Die Bank [2733_3_53s]
 1 Eurasian Woodcock 
Woosmerhof: Meitsberg [2733_3_53n]
 4 Common Mergansers 
Datzeniederung, Glienke NW [2446_2_06n]
 ≥6 European Golden Plovers 
Datzeniederung, Datze A20 - Sadelkow
 1 Common Kingfisher 
Datzeniederung, Datze MST 39 - A20
 0 Grey Wagtail 
Datzeniederung, Rowabach / NO Bahnhof Sponholz [2446_1_13s]
 0 Grey Wagtail 
Friedland, Biogasanlage / KGA / umliegende Feldflur [2347_1_13n]
 4 Greylag Geese 
 2 White-tailed Eagles 
 1 Crested Lark 
Friedland, Feldflur NO[2347_1_04s]
 18 Greylag Geese 
Federow - Dorf
 1 White-tailed Eagle 
NP "Müritz", Federow SW [2542_2_16n]
 1 Hen Harrier 
NP "Müritz", Hofsee Federow
 1 White-tailed Eagle 
NP "Müritz", Rederangsee
 ≥3 White-tailed Eagles 
NP "Müritz", Jankersee
 1 White-tailed Eagle 
NSG "Nonnenhof", WVZ S-Teil Tollensesee, Fischerinsel
 2 White-tailed Eagles 
Grenztalmoor, Torfstiche [1842_3_52n]
 ≥10 Greylag Geese 
 6 Common Mergansers 
Recknitztal S Bad Sülze [1841_4_60s]
 1 Black Woodpecker 
 1 Great Grey Shrike 
Spülfeld Wampen
 8 Red-breasted Mergansers 
 124 Eurasian Curlews 
Lewitz: Parchimer Wiese [2535_4_40n]
 1 Pink-footed Goose 
Marienthal [2450_2_20s]
 1 Eurasian Sparrowhawk 
Uecker, Fischtreppe Torgelow
 1 White-throated Dipper (ssp. cinclus) 
Leybucht: Hochwasserrastplatz Leyhörn Westdeich
 ~40 Snow Buntings 
Mittelmarsch [2408_2_20n]
 1 Great Egret 
Norden [2409_1_21s]
 1 Eurasian Collared Dove 
Umgebung Hauener Pütten [2408_3_54s]
 10 Eurasian Spoonbills 
Wehrder-Lichtenberg / Schlüterdeich [2716_4_58s]
 1 White Stork 
Wittemoor Nordost [2816_3_35s]
 1 Black Woodpecker 
Braunschweig [3628_4_57n]
 4 Common Shelducks 
 12 Gadwalls 
 1 Red Kite 
Braunschweig [3729_3_34s]
 1 Red Kite 
Kanalbrücke Waller Weg [3628_4_59n]
 1 White Stork 
NSG "Braunschweiger Okeraue" [3628_4_48s]
 34 Greylag Geese 
 19 Common Shelducks 
 15 Water Pipits 
Rieselfelder Braunschweig
 ≥130 Greylag Geese 
 81 Common Shelducks 
 ≥160 Gadwalls 
 1 Green Sandpiper 
 1 Water Pipit 
Hermannsburg S [3126_4_46n]
 2 Whooper Swans 
NSG Talsperre Thülsfeld: Süd / Katzenberg
 1 Common Merganser 
Badestrand Kugelbake / Cuxhaven [2118_1_01n]
 ~20 Snow Buntings 
Cuxhaven-Delftstrom [2118_1_11s]
 1 Red Kite 
 1 Eurasian Bullfinch 
Emmelkeniederung / Krempel [2218_3_44n]
 11 Whooper Swans 
Emmelkeniederung Midlumer Moor [2218_3_33s]
 15 Bewick's Swans 
Fort Kugelbake
Data coming from an observation list 2 Eurasian Nuthatches 
Data coming from an observation list 1 Eurasian Bullfinch 
Grünland N Halemer See
 8 Whooper Swans 
 1 Hen Harrier 
 1 Rough-legged Buzzard 
Klein Ahlen [2218_4_56s]
 48 Whooper Swans 
Krempel-Sonnenberg [2218_3_44s]
 3 Common Shelducks 
Kurpark Cuxhaven
Data coming from an observation list 1 European Green Woodpecker 
Obere Emmelkeniederung
 8 Whooper Swans 
Wanhödener Moor [2218_3_33n]
 ~50 Tundra/Whooper Swans 
 1 Hen Harrier 
 1 White-tailed Eagle 
Gummern-S [2935_3_54n]
 1 Great Grey Shrike 
Obere Seege-Kl. Gartower See
 30 Common Mergansers 
E Schierholz [3217_4_56s]
 27 Whooper Swans 
NSG-Teil "Boller Moor" (gesamt)
 1 Eurasian Curlew 
 2 Water Pipits 
Süd-Polder / NSG Boller Moor
 8 Bewick's Swans 
 ~20 Greylag Geese 
 ≥45 Gadwalls 
 2 Northern Ravens 
Bawinkel Plankorth
 × Greylag Geese 
 2 Eurasian Curlews 
Groß Heseper Moor [3308_4_60n]
 10 Tundra/Whooper Swans 
N Hesepertwist [3308_4_57n]
 ~50 Tundra/Whooper Swans 
Speicherbecken Geeste
 ~25 Common Goldeneyes 
Wangerooge: Bahnhofswäldchen
 28 Greylag Geese 
Wangerooge: Westaußengroden
 ≥14 Common Goldeneyes 
 1 Hen Harrier 
Wangerooge: Westinnengroden
Documentation with the AKNB required 1 Glaucous Gull  
Meiner Teiche
 11 Common Shelducks 
 92 Gadwalls 
Documentation with the AKNB required 1 Ferruginous Duck 
 15 Common Mergansers 
Adelebsen [4424_1_24n]
 1 Great Egret 
 1 White-throated Dipper 
Duderstadt [4427_4_58n]
 1 Great Egret 
 1 Great Grey Shrike 
Gö.-Nikolausberg [4425_2_19s]
 1 Black Woodpecker 
 2 Middle Spotted Woodpeckers  
 ~15 Common Redpolls 
Gö.-Ostviertel [4425_2_28s]
 2 Eurasian Sparrowhawks 
Gö.-Ostviertel [4425_4_38n]
 1 Peregrine Falcon 
Gö.-Weende [4425_2_28n]
 18 Rooks 
 1 Woodlark 
 ≥10 Common Redpolls 
Tiflingerode / Immingerode [4527_1_05n]
 1 Middle Spotted Woodpecker 
Bantorf-Alte Zeche [3622_4_46n]
 ~100 Common Gulls 
H-Herrenhausen [3624_1_02s]
 2 Common Mergansers 
 1 Little Grebe 
H-Limmer: Wasserkunst
 2 Gadwalls 
 3 Little Grebes 
H-Ricklingen [3624_1_24s]
 2 White Storks 
H-Ricklingen: ehem. Wassergewinnungsgelände [3624_3_35n]
 1 Eurasian Bullfinch (ssp. pyrrhula) 
Hannover: Brinksoot [3625_3_43n]
 1 Black Woodpecker 
 1 Great Grey Shrike 
Klärteiche Lehrte
 × Gadwalls 
 12 Gadwalls 
 1 Common Goldeneye 
 3 Smews 
 1 Common Kingfisher 
Thönse West [3525_1_04n]
 1 Northern Raven 
Lehre [3630_1_23s]
 8 Greylag Geese 
Astenbecker Teich
 10 Greylag Geese 
Derneburger Teiche: Kleine Pferdewiesen Teich
 4 Greylag Geese 
 2 Great Egrets 
 2 Grey Herons 
Derneburger Teiche: Hopfenberg Teich
 4 Common Pochards 
 1 Great Egret 
Derneburger Teiche: Mariensee
 1 Red-breasted Merganser  
 1 Great Egret 
 2 Grey Herons 
Derneburger Teiche: Große Pferdewiesen Teich
 1 Great Egret 
Derneburger Teiche: Rieselteich
 1 Common Kingfisher 
Derneburger Teiche: Mühle
 2 White-throated Dippers  
Feldmark Entenfang Nord [3725_3_52n]
 1 Red Kite 
Heinde West [3826_3_52s]
 1 Great Egret 
Hildesheim: Blauer Kamp
 1 Common Pochard 
 1 Grey Heron 
Polder Wietzendorf
 2 Red Crossbills 
Wietzendorf-Reloh [3025_4_58n]
 ≥1 Eurasian Bullfinch (ssp. pyrrhula) 
Holzminden [4122_4_47s]
 0 Long-eared Owl 
Bunde [2709_2_17n]
 8 Common Mergansers 
Emsmarsch S Leer: Moorhusen [2810_2_09s]
 3 Great Egrets 
 1 Yellow-legged Gull 
 6 Caspian Gulls 
 12 Stock Doves 
 1 Mistle Thrush 
Ostrhauderfehn [2811_2_08s]
 1 White Stork 
Potshausen [2811_2_07s]
 1 White Stork 
Adendorf, Golfplatz West [2728_2_07n]
 2 Greylag Geese 
Elbvorland Neu Wendischthun West [2730_2_07n]
 36 Greylag Geese 
Klein Banratz, Äcker [2731_4_36n]
 1 Pink-footed Goose 
Pinnau [2832_1_15n]
 1 Pink-footed Goose 
Pommau N, Äcker [2731_4_48s]
 2 Pink-footed Geese 
Preten, NE Bahnhof u. Schäferei [2631_4_46n]
 2 Pink-footed Geese 
 ≥16 Greylag Geese 

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