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Watch out for Eurasian Dotterels! (Please also report nil counts!)
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Spot the difference: Looking out for moulting waterbirds (now Greylag Geese)
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Thursday, August 22nd, 2019

Waning Gibbous (21 days)
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Thursday, August 22nd, 2019

Gronau (Westf.) [3808_1_03s]
 1 Common Sandpiper 

Wednesday, August 21st, 2019

Niederlande [4002_1_25n]
Documentation with the DAK required 1 Woodchat Shrike 
Belgique "Hinterhassel"
 1 Whinchat 
 2 Northern Wheatears 
Rastgebiet Schneeberg
 6 Eurasian Dotterels 
NSG "Twedter Feld"
Data coming from an observation list 1 Eurasian Collared Dove 
ETS: Eider, Schleuse Nordfeld
 1 Common Sandpiper 
 ≥10 Lesser Black-backed Gulls 
Heide [1820_2_17n]
 38 Eurasian Curlews 
Kronprinzenkoog [2019_2_28n]
 1 Western Barn Owl 
Meldorfer Speicherkoog N: Kronenloch Westteil
 5 Mute Swans 
 5 Eurasian Spoonbills 
 10 Great Egrets 
Meldorfer Speicherkoog N (FD1) [1919_2_08n]
 4 Little Grebes 
 25 Great Egrets 
Meldorfer Speicherkoog N (FD1) [1919_2_19n]
 12 Great Egrets 
Meldorfer Speicherkoog N (FD1) [1919_2_09n]
 9 Great Egrets 
 1 Little Egret 
 1 White-tailed Eagle 
 2 Common Sandpipers 
Meldorfer Speicherkoog N (FD1) [1919_2_08s]
 1 Little Egret 
Meldorfer Speicherkoog N: Kronenloch Nordostteil
 1 White-tailed Eagle 
Meldorfer Speicherkoog N (FD1) [1819_4_58s]
 4 Common Sandpipers 
Meldorfer Speicherkoog N: Odinsloch
 ≥1 Common Sandpiper 
Meldorfer Speicherkoog N: Mielespeicher-Schafweiden (FD121)
 6 Green Sandpipers 
Schellbruch: Große Lagune
 23 Mute Swans 
 ≥25 Gadwalls 
 3 Northern Shovelers 
 71 Tufted Ducks 
 12 Common Mergansers 
 1 Little Grebe 
 2 White-tailed Eagles 
 1 Common Snipe 
 3 Common Sandpipers 
Schellbruch: Süßwasserteich
 ≥34 Gadwalls 
 ≥14 Tufted Ducks 
 4 Little Grebes 
 1 Water Rail 
 3 Common Moorhens 
 1 Eurasian Curlew 
 1 Common Sandpiper 
 2 Green Sandpipers 
 2 Common Kingfishers 
Kiel: Heidenberger Teich, Mettenhof
 1 Lesser Black-backed Gull 
Kiel: Schornstein Stadtwerke
 2 Peregrine Falcons 
Kiel: Schwanenseepark gesamt (Werftstraße bis Ostring)
 ≥19 Common Moorhens 
 1 Common Kingfisher 
Amrum-Nebel/ Steenodder Kliff [1316_3_33n]
 1 Northern Wheatear 
Beltringharder Koog (FN6) [1419_4_49n]
 ≥1 Tufted Duck 
 ~3 Little Grebes 
 4 Eurasian Spoonbills 
 2 Common Sandpipers 
ETS: Eider südöstl. Friedrichstadt [1620_2_27n]
 3 Common Pochards 
 1 Black Tern 
ETS: Osterfelder Koog Seeth [1621_1_12n]
 4 Northern Wheatears 
Fahretofter Westerkoog (FN2)
 ~20 Mute Swans 
 ≥5 Common Sandpipers 
Fahretofter Westerkoog (FN2) [1218_4_56s]
 ≥20 Tufted Ducks 
Föhr-Sörensvai-Vorland (IF11)/ Oldsumer Vogelkoje [1216_4_37n]
 10 Eurasian Spoonbills 
Hallig Habel (IH4)
 133 Common Goldeneyes 
 1 Montagu's Harrier 
Hauke-Haien-Koog Nordbecken (FN31)
 × Mute Swans 
Hauke-Haien-Koog Mittelbecken (FN32)
 ~20 Mute Swans 
 1 Great Egret 
Hauke-Haien-Koog Südbecken (FN33) [1318_2_17n]
 ~5 Garganeys 
 1 Common Pochard 
 2 Common Goldeneyes 
Hauke-Haien-Koog Südbecken (FN33)
 × Tufted Ducks 
 1 Little Stint 
 3 Curlew Sandpipers 
Hauke-Haien-Koog Nordbecken (FN31)/ Mittelbecken [1318_2_06s]
 ≥60 Eurasian Spoonbills 
Hauke-Haien-Koog Nordbecken (FN31) [1318_2_06n]
 5 Wood Sandpipers 
Hauke-Haien-Koog Südbecken (FN33) + Vorland [1318_2_17s]
 1 Black Tern 
Husum [1520_1_14s]
 × Common Sandpipers 
 1 Green Sandpiper 
Katinger Watt (EE1)/ Wald [1719_1_03s]
This sighting is part of a partial list 1 Water Rail 
Katinger Watt (EE1)/ "Nullfläche" [1719_1_13s]
 1 Common Sandpiper 
Schobüll [1420_3_51n]
 1 European Green Woodpecker 
 1 Northern Raven 
Sylt-List, Ellenbogen [0916_2_26n]
 1 Arctic Skua 
Sylt: Königshafen, Lister Nehrung (IS23)
 1 Northern Wheatear 
Sylt: Rantumbecken Schönungsteich
 2 Common Goldeneyes 
 1 European Pied Flycatcher 
Sylt: Westerland-Seawatching (ca. 210° - 350°, bis 10 km Sichtweite)
Data coming from an observation list 1 Red-throated Diver 
Data coming from an observation list 2 Red-throated / Black-throated Divers 
Data coming from an observation list 1 unidentified Skua 
Data coming from an observation list 1 Mediterranean Gull 
Tetenbüllspieker (FE31)
Documentation with the AK-SH/HH required 1 Marsh Sandpiper 
Tönning Süd [1619_4_57n]
 8 Long-eared Owls 
Vorland Ehstensiel (VE61/VE62) [1718_1_04s]
 90 Eurasian Spoonbills 
Vorland Hauke-Haien-Koog Nord (VN33) [1318_1_05s]
 ≥4 Eurasian Spoonbills 
 1 Curlew Sandpiper 
Vorland Osewoldterkoog (VN32) [1218_3_55s]
 1 White-tailed Eagle 
 ≥20 Curlew Sandpipers 
Vorland Uelvesbüller Koog (VE131)
 1 White-tailed Eagle 
Vorland Westerhever Nord (VE321)/ Pütten Stufhusen [1617_2_10n]
 35 Kentish Plovers 
Vorland St. Peter Nord: Strandsee (VE512)
 1 Little Stint 
Vorland Nordstrander Damm (VN91) [1419_4_49s]
 7 Northern Ravens 
Bargfeld-Stegen [2227_1_12s]
 2 White Storks 
Binnenhorster Teich
Data coming from an observation list 3 Gadwalls 
Data coming from an observation list 7-10 Tufted Ducks 
Data coming from an observation list 1 Common Goldeneye 
 2 Western Marsh Harriers 
 1 Northern Goshawk 
 3 Red Kites 
Data coming from an observation list 2 Common Sandpipers 
Data coming from an observation list 1 Spotted Redshank 
Data coming from an observation list 1-2 Green Sandpipers 
Data coming from an observation list 1 Wood Sandpiper 
Elmenhorst [2227_2_16s]
 2 Northern Ravens 
Gräberkate (Mühlenteich)
Data coming from an observation list 4 Mute Swans 
Data coming from an observation list 60 Gadwalls 
Data coming from an observation list 10 Tufted Ducks 
Grävenlohe, Pfingsthorst [2227_3_31n]
 1 Northern Goshawk 
 1 Eurasian Sparrowhawk 
 2 Northern Ravens 
Documentation with the DAK required ≥1-2 Two-barred Crossbills 
 ≥2-4 Red Crossbills 
Gut Jersbek [2227_3_34n]
 2 Green Sandpipers 
Hambergen (Kiesgruben) [2227_1_23n]
 2 Mute Swans 
 3 Tufted Ducks 
 2 Great Crested Grebes 
 2 White Storks 
Kiesgruben S Bargfeld-Stegen [2227_1_22s]
 1 Mute Swan 
 1 Tufted Duck 
 1 Great Crested Grebe 
Schierenhorst [2226_2_30s]
 1 White Stork 
 1 Northern Raven 
Siebekniederung N Wiemerskamp [2226_4_40n]
Documentation with the DAK required ≥3 Two-barred Crossbills 
Timmerhorner Teich / Ostteich
Data coming from an observation list 1 Mute Swan 
Data coming from an observation list 16 Gadwalls 
Data coming from an observation list 1 Tufted Duck 
Data coming from an observation list 5 Common Goldeneyes 
Data coming from an observation list 4 Red-necked Grebes 
Data coming from an observation list 2 Northern Ravens 
Viertbruch [2227_1_21s]
 4 White Storks 
 1 Northern Raven 
Documentation with the DAK required ≥3 Two-barred Crossbills 
Dunkelsdorf Ost [2029_2_17n]
 1 Northern Goshawk 
 ≥1 Eurasian Curlew 
Eichholzniederung
 ≥1 Eurasian Curlew 
Feldscheide [1632_1_24n]
 2 Grey Partridges 
 1 Western Osprey 
 1 European Honey Buzzard 
 1 Eurasian Hobby 
 1 Peregrine Falcon 
 1 Black Woodpecker  
Gömnitzer Berg [1830_3_55n]
Data coming from an observation list 4 Western Ospreys 
Data coming from an observation list 9 European Honey Buzzards 
Data coming from an observation list 13 Eurasian Sparrowhawks 
Data coming from an observation list 13 White-tailed Eagles 
Data coming from an observation list 3 Eurasian Hobbies 
Data coming from an observation list 4 Grey Plovers 
Data coming from an observation list 1 European Golden Plover 
Data coming from an observation list 4 Bar-tailed Godwits 
Data coming from an observation list 1 Green Sandpiper 
Data coming from an observation list 1 Dunlin 
Fährmannssander Elbwatt
 2 White-tailed Eagles 
Holmauniederung NO Holm [2324_3_32s]
 3 Red-backed Shrikes 
Kleientnahmestelle Wedeler Marsch
 6 Garganeys 
 1 Red-crested Pochard 
 17 Great Egrets 
 1 European Honey Buzzard 
 1 White-tailed Eagle 
 ≥3 Common Sandpipers 
 4 Green Sandpipers 
 10 Wood Sandpipers 
 2 Red-backed Shrikes 
 1 Whinchat 
 1 European Stonechat 
Sandbargsmoor [2324_3_55n]
 ≥3 Western Barn Owls 
 ≥4 Long-eared Owls 
See an den Funktürmen (Wolni-See)
 1 Green Sandpiper 
Seemoor [2324_3_54n]
 ≥2 Red-backed Shrikes 
Wedeler Marsch: Fährmannssand [2423_2_10s]
 1 White-tailed Eagle 
 2 Common Sandpipers 
Bottsand: Bodden
 2 Caspian Terns 
Großer Binnensee: Waterneverstorf
 1 White-tailed Eagle 
Hohwachter Bucht: Lippe Artenschutzgebiet
Data coming from an observation list 5 Common Mergansers 
Data coming from an observation list 3 Common Ringed Plover  
Hohwacht (Ostsee) [1630_3_41s]
 1 Common Merganser  
Kleiner Binnensee: Vorlandteiche
 3 Common Ringed Plover 
 3 Common Greenshanks 
Lanker See: Bucht nördlich Appelwarder
 1 White-tailed Eagle 
Lanker See: Probstenwerder
 1 Black-tailed Godwit 
 2 Black Terns 
 7 Common Terns 
Lippe Hafen
 3 Mute Swans 
Ostsee: Hohwachter Bucht, Hohwacht nördl. [1630_3_41n]
 10 Common Mergansers 
Sehlendorfer Binnensee: Beobachtungsplattform Rundblick (gesamt)
 1 Common Merganser 
 ≥25 Little Grebes 
 2 Eurasian Hobbies 
 1 Water Rail 
 ≥4 Grey Plovers 
 ≥6-20 Eurasian Curlews  
 1 Bar-tailed Godwit 
 1 Common Sandpiper 
 ≥4 Common Redshanks 
 ≥3-4 Common Greenshanks 
 1 Wood Sandpiper 
 3 Ruffs 
 ≥4-8 Red Knots 
 4-5 Curlew Sandpipers 
 1 Little Gull 
 2 Caspian Terns 
 1 Common Kingfisher 
Sehlendorfer Binnensee: Tivoli Strandwall
 1 Common Snipe 
Haale [1823_1_12s]
 3 White Storks 
Kiel: Domänental (Kronshagen)
 7 Tufted Ducks 
Meezen [1924_1_23s]
 1 White Stork 
Aumühle [2427_4_49n]
 1 Common Kingfisher 
Großer Ratzeburger See: Utecht [2230_2_16s]
 1 White-tailed Eagle 
 1 Great Black-backed Gull 
Großer Ratzeburger See: Römnitz[2230_4_56n]
 1 Great Black-backed Gull 
Mölln [2330_3_53n]
 2 Red Crossbills 
Kayhude: Heidkrug [2226_2_28s]
 1 Northern Raven 
Warder See: Pronstorfer Ufer
 6 Mute Swans 
 10 Northern Shovelers 
 4 Common Pochards 
 22 Tufted Ducks 
 1 Western Osprey 
 2 Western Marsh Harriers 
 1 White-tailed Eagle 
 10 Eurasian Curlews 
 2 Common Greenshanks 
 3 Common Terns 
 6 Whinchats 
Wittmoor O Rhen [2226_1_22s]
 14 European Honey Buzzards 
 1 Eurasian Sparrowhawk 
 1 Northern Wheatear 
Bergenhusen Ortslage
 ≥31 White Storks  
Glücksburg: Sandwig [1123_3_33n]
 49 Common Mergansers 
Holnis: Lagune
 5 Common Ringed Plover  
 2 Red Knots  
Scheggerott [1324_2_20s]
 1 Common Cuckoo 
Insel Nigehörn
 ≥1 Red-backed Shrike 
 ≥2 European Pied Flycatchers 
 ≥2 Whinchats 
 ≥3 Northern Wheatears 
Insel Scharhörn
 ≥3 European Pied Flycatchers 
 ≥2 Northern Wheatears 
Öjendorfer See [2426_2_29n]
 ~60 Gadwalls 
 7 Northern Shovelers 
 ≥8 Common Pochards 
Öjendorfer See
 1 Little Grebe 
Öjendorfer Friedhof: Schleemer Bach
 2 Great Crested Grebes 
Ottensen [2425_2_26s]
 9 Whimbrels 
Feldflur O Sildemow [1938_2_30s]
 3 European Stonechats 
Gragetopshof [1938_2_30n]
 2 Eurasian Collared Doves 
Sildemow [1938_2_29s]
 1 European Stonechat 
Warnowtal NO Papendorf [1938_4_40n]
 1 Western Marsh Harrier 
 1 Middle Spotted Woodpecker 
Altenhagen, Feldflur O [2244_2_28n]
 1 Western Marsh Harrier 
Feldflur N Sildemow [1938_2_29n]
 1 Eurasian Collared Dove 
 1 European Stonechat 
Rostock - Werftgelände S [1838_2_26n]
 1 Common Sandpiper 
Wallensteingraben, Klußer Mühle
 8 Mute Swans 
 2 Gadwalls 
 1 Little Grebe 
 1 Common Kingfisher 
Wismar [2034_3_55n]
 ≥25 Eurasian Collared Doves 
Binnendünen bei Klein Schmölen
 1 Whinchat 
Boizenburg: Feldflur N[2630_1_04n]
 3 Western Marsh Harriers 
Wald westlich Boddin [2432_2_16n]
 1 Eurasian Bittern 
 2 Western Marsh Harriers 
 1 Black Woodpecker 
 ≥1 Bearded Reedling 
Brohmer Stausee SW [2347_4_57n]
 1 Common Sandpiper 
 2 Common Redshanks 

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