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Tuesday, June 7th, 2016
Traveling Europe? New version of NaturaList helps you to contribute to the second European Breeding Bird Atlas – Please take part!
Those of you, using the ornitho-App “NaturaList” will happily have noticed already that since a few days from now on it is possible to enter complete observation lists. [...]
Monday, May 30th, 2016
20 million records with and, 100,000 users in the ornitho-imperium!
Gleich zwei beeindruckende Schwellenwerte wurden in den letzten Tagen überschritten: Am Samstag, 21. Mai 2016 wurde bei bzw. die 20-millionste Beobachtung [...]
Wednesday, April 13th, 2016
„Rare Birds in Germany 2014“ published
Mit der jüngst veröffentlichten vierten Ausgabe der Reihe „Seltene Vögel in Deutschland“ folgt ein weiterer umfassender Überblick über das Auftreten [...]
Thursday, April 7th, 2016
Please protect observations of possibly breeding raptors!
Obwohl alle Greifvogelarten seit den 1970er Jahren unter strengem Schutz stehen, werden alljährlich zahlreiche Fälle von illegaler Verfolgung bekannt. Da es sich hauptsächlich [...]
Monday, March 14th, 2016
Info on the use of breeding codes
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 [...]
Monday, January 11th, 2016
European sex ratio assessment for Common Pochard, January 2016
Die Tafelente ist nach wie vor eine häufige Wasservogelart in Europa. Doch sowohl die mitteleuropäische als auch die nordwesteuropäische Population zeigen Bestandsrückgänge. [...]

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Thursday, July 28th, 2016

Waning Crescent (23 days)
moonrise at 1h03, moonset at 15h55
 Sun: sunrise at 05h42, sunset at 21h15
 Day : dawn at 05h01 and dusk at 21h56
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Thursday, July 28th, 2016

Staubecken Krafft-Plobsheim [7512_3_34s]
 1 Common Merganser 
 4 Great White Egrets 
 3 Common Sandpipers 
 2 Common Greenshanks 
 5 Wood Sandpipers 
 2 Yellow-legged Gulls 
 ~40 Common Terns 
 2 Common Kingfishers 
Staubecken Krafft-Plobsheim/Ill-Kanal [7512_3_43n]
 1 Pink-backed Pelican  
Hedwigen-Sommerkoog Mitte/ Westerkoog (MD13)
 1 Northern Wheatear 
HL-Travemünde: Priwall Ost [2031_1_24s]
 1 Common Redpoll 
HL: Stadtpark [2130_1_13n]
 11 Whimbrels 
Pötenitzer Wiek: Naturschutzinsel
 100 Great Cormorants 
 1 Little Tern 
Trave: Dassower See, Mitte [2031_4_56n]
 995 Mute Swans 
 291 Great Crested Grebes 
 189 Black-necked Grebes 
Trave: Dassower See, Süd [2031_4_56s]
 2630 Common Pochards 
 11400 Tufted Ducks 
 5 Greater Scaups 
 10580 Common Goldeneyes 
 24 Little Grebes 
Trave: Dassower See, Nord [2031_4_46s]
 130 Great Cormorants 
Trave: Pötenitzer Wiek, Spitzenstein [2031_3_43n]
 56 Mute Swans 
Trave: Pötenitzer Wiek, Priwall [2031_3_34n]
 15 Black-necked Grebes 
Breitenburger Moor Süd [2123_2_19n]
 4 Grey Herons 
Elbe: Brokdorf AKW
 8 Great Cormorants 
 1 Grey Heron 
 ≥2 Little Gulls 
 1 Great Black-backed Gull 

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