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Monday, April 20th, 2015
URGENT APPEAL: Play by the rules, please!
Unfortunately, in the last few weeks several incidents of unacceptable behaviour of bird watchers and wildlife photographers have been reported to us. This concerns both, general [...]
Saturday, April 4th, 2015
12th Birdrace in Germany on 2nd May 2015: register your team!
In vier Wochen ist es wieder soweit, bereits zum 12. Mal steigt das bundesweite Birdrace. Für alle, die noch nicht dabei waren: Entgegen der direkten Übersetzung „Vogelrennen“ [...]
Thursday, April 2nd, 2015
Looking back on winter 2014/15: Many Bewick’s Swan, influx of Fieldfares and millions of Bramblings
Sehr mild und wenig sonnig verlief der meteorologische Winter 2014/15. Die meist nur kurzen winterlichen Witterungsphasen beschränkten sich größtenteils auf den [...]
Monday, March 30th, 2015
„Rare birds in Germany 2013“ published
Mit der dritten Ausgabe der Reihe „Seltene Vögel in Deutschland“ wird nun erstmals bereits rund ein Jahr nach den letzten enthaltenen Beobachtungen ein vollständiger [...]
Friday, March 27th, 2015
Please hide raptor observations with breeding code B or C manually!
Obwohl alle Greifvogelarten seit den 1970er Jahren unter strengem Schutz stehen, werden alljährlich zahlreiche Fälle von illegaler Verfolgung bekannt. Da es sich hauptsächlich [...]
Friday, March 20th, 2015
Stating breeding codes – please note!
For many bird species breeding season has started already. They are busily singing and displaying, inspecting potential nesting sites and transporting nesting material. In some [...]
Tuesday, April 21st, 2015

Waxing Crescent (2 days)
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Tuesday, April 21st, 2015

Niederlande [4104_1_22s]
 1 Common Greenshank 
Herrenwerder [2852_1_23n]
 2 Sedge Warblers 
Heide [1820_2_08s]
 1 Great White Egret 
 1 Bluethroat 
HL-Herrenwyk: Metallhütte [2030_4_59s]
 0 Crested Lark 
HL: Stadtpark [2130_1_13n]
 27 Bohemian Waxwings 
 12 Canada Geese 
Föhr-Godelniederung (IF31) [1316_2_07n]
 1 Brent Goose (ssp. hrota), Pale-bellied Brent Goose 
 2 Eurasian Spoonbills 
 2 Common Ringed Plover 
St. Peter: Westküstenpark
Documentation with the DAK required 1 Glaucous Gull 
Sylt: Westerland-Seawatching (ca. 210° - 350°, bis 10 km Sichtweite)
Data coming from an observation list 2 Dark-bellied Brant Geese 
Data coming from an observation list 4 Greylag Geese 
Data coming from an observation list 2 Northern Shovelers 
Data coming from an observation list 3 Tufted Ducks 
Data coming from an observation list 35 Red-throated Divers 
Data coming from an observation list 1 Black-throated Diver 
Data coming from an observation list 5 Great Cormorants 
Data coming from an observation list 3 Eurasian Oystercatchers 
Data coming from an observation list 1 Common Guillemot 
Data coming from an observation list 3 Razorbills / Common Guillemots 
Data coming from an observation list ≥80 Sandwich Terns 
Data coming from an observation list ≥3 Common / Arctic Terns 
Data coming from an observation list ≥4 Arctic Terns 
Vorland St. Peter Nord: Strandsee (VE512)
 6 Greylag Geese 
 8 Red-necked Grebes 
Vorland St. Peter Nord (VE51) [1617_4_37n]
 1 Spotted Redshank 
 1 Common Redshank 
Ahrensburg (Zentrum) [2327_1_15s]
 7 Great Cormorants 
Wulfsdorf [2327_1_23n]
 2 Common Cranes 

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