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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, [...]
Wednesday, April 17th, 2019
Happy Easter: TopPlusOpen available as new map layer
As of today - as a little Easter surprise - TopPlusOpen, a new map layer, is available. TopPlusOpen is provided free of charge by the Federal Office of Cartography and Geodesy (BKG). [...]
Tuesday, April 9th, 2019
EuroBirdPortal releases an online viewer that follows birds on the move across Europe
Today, in the framework of Bird Number 2019, the EuroBirdPortal(EBP) releases the LIVE version of its viewer: now up-to-date bird movements that take place across Europe are just [...]
Wednesday, March 27th, 2019
Info on the use of breeding codes
For many bird species breeding season has already started. They are busily singing and displaying, inspecting potential nesting sites and transporting nesting material. In some [...]
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 24th, 2018
Merry Christmas and all the best for 2019!
Wir blicken mit viel Freude und großem Dank auf ein weiteres sehr erfolgreiches ornitho-Jahr zurück. Mit über 6 Millionen Meldungen wurden 2018 noch einmal deutlich [...]

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Monday, June 17th, 2019

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Monday, June 17th, 2019

Auberg [2323_3_33n]
 2 Greylag Geese 
 1 Common Cuckoo 
Buchholz Hohwacht
 1 Tawny Owl 
Henstedt-Ulzburg: Pinnau [2225_2_09s]
 1 Eurasian Hobby 
Altengamme - Borghorst [2527_4_38n]
 2 Common Cuckoos 
Altengamme - Borghorster Brack [2527_4_38s]
 1 Red-backed Shrike 
 2 Bluethroats 
Moorgürtel - Moorwettern [2525_1_02n]
 2 Common Cranes  
Loddin Süd [1950_3_41s]
 1 White-tailed Eagle 
Groß Stubben [1645_4_48s]
 1 Thrush Nightingale 
Elbtalaue S Baarz [2933_2_07n]
 4 Common Shelducks 
Langendorf -E [2833_4_56s]
 ≥2 Common Cuckoos 
Liener Kuhsand: Pütte Nord
 1 Little Ringed Plover 
 1 European Stonechat 
 1 Common Nightingale 
Liener Kuhsand: Süd [2716_4_40s]
 1 Green Sandpiper 
Westkreuz (Oldenburg) [2815_1_22s]
 1 Eurasian Sparrowhawk 
Heeslingen [2622_3_41s]
 4 Eurasian Oystercatchers  
Cramme [3828_4_49s]
Data coming from an observation list 1 Red Kite 
Data coming from an observation list 29 Herring / Yellow-legged / Caspian Gulls 
Data coming from an observation list 1 Red-backed Shrike 
Data coming from an observation list ≥4 Northern Ravens 
Data coming from an observation list ≥4 European Stonechats 
Altenkamp S [2813_2_19n]
 1 European Serin 
Knoops Park
 1 Stock Dove 
Blossin / Wolziger See [3748_2_29s]
 1 Common Cuckoo 
 2 Great Reed Warblers 
Klein Eichholz [3749_3_41n]
Data coming from an observation list 1 Common Quail 
Data coming from an observation list 1 White-tailed Eagle 
Data coming from an observation list 2 Common Cranes 
Data coming from an observation list 1 Black Woodpecker 
Data coming from an observation list 1 Corn Bunting 
Kolberg [3748_4_39n]
 1 Common Cuckoo 
Kolberg W (Langer See) [3748_4_38n]
 1 Common Cuckoo 
Wolziger See Süd [3748_4_40n]
 1 Common Cuckoo 
 2 Mute Swans 
 6 Great Crested Grebes 
 1 Great Reed Warbler 
Elbvorland Baarz
 ≥20 Greylag Geese 
Niederforstbach-Ost - Inde, Aachen [5203_3_31n]
 2 Grey Herons 
 2 White Storks 
Babenhausen: Feldflur Kattensterdt [3916_2_30s]
 9 Canada Geese 
 1 Common Kingfisher 
Gräfte Burg Vischering
 3 White Storks 
 1 Grey Wagtail 
Lüdinghausen / Burg Vischering [4210_2_17n]
 1 Grey Wagtail 
Düffel östl. Niel [4102_3_43n]
 6 White Storks 
 1 Eurasian Curlew 
Buschgotthardshütten [5014_3_52s]
 1 Grey Heron 
Weidenau Charlottental [5114_1_02s]
 1 Grey Heron 
 1 Grey Wagtail 
Anrath: Altabgrabung Schottelstraße
 1 European Turtle Dove 
Braunau (Braunauer Warte)
 1 Common Quail 
NSG Denkendorfer Erlachsee
 2 Black-crowned Night Herons 
Feldberg West [8113_2_20s]
 2 Ring Ouzels 
Feldberg Süd [8114_1_11s]
 1 Ring Ouzel 
 1 Whinchat 
 2 Citril Finches 
Edingen-Neckarhausen [6517_4_47n]
 1 Mute Swan 
 2 White Storks 
 2 Yellow-legged Gulls 
 1 European Stonechat 
Sinsheim [6719_4_46n]
 1 Eurasian Sparrowhawk 
Augsburg Botanischer Garten
 1 Eurasian Golden Oriole 
KarGeb: Kitzeck [8533_4_37s]
 1 Western Bonelli's Warbler 
Mittenwald/KarGeb: Raineck [8533_4_37n]
 1 White-throated Dipper 
Landschaftspark Unterhaching
Data coming from an observation list 2 Eurasian Wrynecks 
Oberhausen O/Huglfing Bahnhof [8232_2_19n]
 1 Common Rosefinch 
Raisting [8032_4_56n]
 1 Common Cuckoo 
Görlitz-Königshufen West [4855_2_19s]
 4 Grey Herons 

Sunday, June 16th, 2019

Frankreich [7911_4_56n]
 1 Common Merganser 
 1 Common Tern 
Staubecken Krafft-Plobsheim/Ill-Kanal [7512_3_43n]
 1 Common Shelduck 
 5 Red-crested Pochards 
 1 Common Merganser 
 ≥3 Great Crested Grebes 
 ≥4 Great Egrets 
 5 Little Egrets 
 1 American Golden Plover  
 ≥3 Little Ringed Plovers 
 1 Common Ringed Plover 
 1 Common Greenshank 
 ≥7 Green Sandpipers 
 ≥3 Yellow-legged Gulls 
 2 Whiskered Terns 
 ≥30 Common Terns 
 1 Common Cuckoo 
FL-Neustadt [1122_4_56s]
 1 Common Quail 
Brickeln [1921_3_54n]
 2 White Storks 
Büsum [1819_3_32s]
 2 Eurasian Collared Doves 
Büsum: Hafen
 2 Common Eiders 
Friedrichskoog, offshore [1918_2_18s]
 32 Common Eiders 
Marsch Büsum Ost (MD21)
 2 Grey Partridges 
Meldorf [1820_4_49n]
 1 Whinchat 
Mieleniederung [1820_4_58s]
 2 Black-tailed Godwits 
 1 Common Redshank 
Mieleniederung Südermiele [1820_4_59n]
 1 Short-eared Owl 
Mieleniederung Hesel [1820_4_57n]
 1 Bluethroat 
NSG "Ehemaliger Fuhlensee"
 1 Short-eared Owl 
Trischen (IT)
Data coming from an observation list × Barnacle Geese 
Data coming from an observation list × Common Eiders 
Data coming from an observation list × Eurasian Spoonbills 
Data coming from an observation list 4 Mediterranean Gulls 
Data coming from an observation list × Great Black-backed Gull 
Data coming from an observation list × Little Terns 
Vorland Neufelderkoog (VD5211) [2119_2_09n]
 ≥8 Gull-billed Terns 
Vorland Neufeld Ost (VD522)
 3 Gull-billed Terns 
Vorland Neufelderkoog (VD521)
 2 Northern Ravens 
HL-Rothebeck, Ringstedtenhof [2130_3_31s]
 2 Eurasian Oystercatchers 
HL-Schönböcken [2129_2_17s]
 1 Common Cuckoo 
HL: Flugplatz Ost [2130_3_54s]
 2 Western Marsh Harriers 
 1 Northern Goshawk 
 1 Eurasian Wryneck 
 1 Barred Warbler 
 2 Whinchats 
 5 Corn Buntings 
HL: Flugplatz West [2130_3_53s]
 1 Northern Wheatear 
HL: Lustholz
 1 Red-backed Shrike 
Schellbruch: Süßwasserteich
 5 Little Grebes 
Schellbruch: Große Lagune
 1 White-tailed Eagle 
Schellbruch: Medebekwiesen
 ≥3 Bearded Reedlings 
Borsfleth [2122_4_39s]
 1 Common Cuckoo 
Breitenburger Moor Nordost [2123_2_09s]
 2 Common Cranes 
Breitenburg Moor Nordwest [2123_2_08s]
 1 Common Kingfisher 
 1 Eurasian Golden Oriole 
Glückstadt-Nordwest [2122_3_55s]
 1 Little Ringed Plover 
 1 Bluethroat 
Glückstadt Fähranleger
 1 Bluethroat 
Störniederung: Schulenburg [2023_3_52n]
 4 White Storks 
Winselmoor: Torfsee
 ≥15 Canada Geese 
 ~400 Greylag Geese 
 9 Gadwalls 
 2 Northern Shovelers 
 5 Common Pochards 
 ≥55 Tufted Ducks 
 20 Common Cranes 
 1 Red-backed Shrike 
Eidertal: Meimersdorf südwestl. [1726_2_16s]
 2 Whinchats 
Kiel: Anschützsiedlung [1627_3_43n]
 3 Mute Swans 
Kiel: Heidenberger Teich, Mettenhof
 18 Canada Geese 
 33 Greylag Geese 
 2 Common Kingfishers 
Kiel: Hofholz
 2 Middle Spotted Woodpeckers 
Kiel: Mettenhof [1626_3_44s]
 1 Little Grebe 
Kiel: Tröndelsee [1627_3_51s]
 1 Red Kite 
 144 Canada Geese 
 26 Greylag Geese 
Amrum Odde (IA4) [1216_3_52n]
 ~30 Little Terns 
Amrum: Dünen Wittdün (IA56)
 11 Greylag Geese 
 1 Common Redpoll 
Beltringharder Koog: Kleientnahme Süd Lüttmoordamm (FN632)
 × Mute Swans 
 × Greylag Geese 
 16 Eurasian Wigeons 
 8 Northern Shovelers 
 2 Tufted Ducks 
 3 Common Goldeneyes 
 2 Great Crested Grebes 
 1 Black-necked Grebe 
 2 Great Black-backed Gull 
 1 Common Cuckoo 
 2 Bluethroats 
Beltringharder Koog (FN6)/ Arlauschleuse [1419_4_37n]
 11 Mute Swans 
 4 Kentish Plovers 
Bondelumer Moor [1421_4_38n]
 1 Red-backed Shrike 
Bondelumer Moor [1421_2_28s]
 2 European Stonechats 
Bordelumer Heide Ost
 1 European Honey Buzzard 
 2 Sand Martins 
 1 Common Redpoll 
Fahretofter Westerkoog (FN2)
 ≥5 Mute Swans 
 × Barnacle Geese 
 × Common Pochards 
 × Common Goldeneyes 
 ≥25 Black-necked Grebes 
 21 Eurasian Spoonbills 
Fahretofter Westerkoog (FN2) + Vorland [1218_3_55n]
 1 Green Sandpiper 
 1 Corn Bunting 
Hallig Norderoog (IH7)
 17 Canada Geese 
Hattstedtermarsch [1419_4_38n]
 1 Red Kite 
 1 Common Cuckoo 
Hauke-Haien-Koog Nordbecken (FN31) [1318_2_06n]
 × Northern Shovelers 
 ≥2 Little Terns 
Hauke-Haien-Koog Südbecken (FN33) [1318_2_18s]
 1 Black-necked Grebe 
Hauke-Haien-Koog Südbecken (FN33)
 1 White-tailed Eagle 
Hauke-Haien-Koog Nordbecken (FN31)/ Mittelbecken [1318_2_06s]
 3 Curlew Sandpipers 
 ≥10 Little Gulls 
Hauke-Haien-Koog Südbecken (FN33) + Vorland [1318_2_28n]
 ≥3 Little Gulls 
Katinger Watt: "Nullfläche" (EE13)
 1 Eurasian Spoonbill 
NSG "Ahrenviölfelder Westermoor"
 1 Western Marsh Harrier 
 2 Little Ringed Plovers 
 1 Red-backed Shrike 
Strandsee Dünen Übergang Ording
 2 Northern Shovelers 
 1 Red-necked Grebe 
 4 Great Black-backed Gull 
Südermarsch [1520_1_25s]
 1 Common Cuckoo 
Sylt: Königshafen, Salzwiese West (IS211)
 1 Kentish Plover 
Sylt: Königshafen, Lister Nehrung (IS23)
 ≥7 Little Terns 
Sylt: Westerland-Seawatching (ca. 210° - 350°, bis 10 km Sichtweite)
Data coming from an observation list 7 Common Eiders 
Data coming from an observation list 1 Red-throated Diver 
Data coming from an observation list 16 Northern Gannets 
Data coming from an observation list 1 Common Guillemot 
Data coming from an observation list 1 Razorbill / Common Guillemot 
Data coming from an observation list 6 Great Black-backed Gull 
Vorland St. Peter Nord: Strandsee (VE512)
 ~20 Greylag Geese 
 ~10 Gadwalls 
 2 Eurasian Wigeons 
 ~30 Tufted Ducks 
 1 Bearded Reedling 
Vorland Nordstrand-Süderhafen (VN81) [1519_2_26n]
 ≥80 Common Eiders 
Vorland Nordstrand-Süderhafen (VN81) [1519_1_25n]
 1 Eurasian Spoonbill 
Wildes Moor Winnert [1521_3_55n]
 1 Whinchat 
NMS-Einfeld, Moorkoppeln [1825_4_49n]
 1 White Stork 
Bad Oldesloe-Süd [2128_3_53s]
 1 Common Redpoll 
Bredenbeker Teich [2327_1_12n]
 7 Mute Swans 
 2 Great Crested Grebes 
Feldmark W Bredenbeker Teich [2327_1_11n]
 1 Northern Raven 
Glinder Au S Oststeinbek [2427_3_31s]
 2 Red Kites 
 1 Common Cuckoo 
 2 Northern Ravens 
Großensee [2328_3_51n]
 ≥11 Greylag Geese 
Heilshoop: Trockenhang westl. Lehwerkswiese
 0 Barred Warbler 
Kayhuder Moor [2226_2_27n]
 3 Red Kites 
 1 Short-eared Owl 
Moorteich Heilshoop
 28 Mute Swans 
 0 Gadwall 
 4 Common Pochards 
 11 Tufted Ducks 
 10 Great Crested Grebes 
Oher Tannen / Stemwarde [2427_2_26n]
 1 Common Cuckoo 
Rehhorst: Feldmark [2128_2_17n]
 8 Eurasian Curlews 
 4 Common Cuckoos 
 1 Thrush Nightingale 
Rehhorst westlich [2128_2_18n]
 1 Middle Spotted Woodpecker 
Curauer Moor: Böbser Weide
 2 European Honey Buzzards 
Dissau, Curau [2029_4_37n]
 1 Common Cuckoo 
 1 Thrush Nightingale 
Fehmarn, Grüner Brink Ost [1433_3_52n]
 5 Stock Doves 
 1 Common Cuckoo 
Fehmarn: Niobe [1432_4_50s]
 1 Common Quail 
Fehmarn: Westermarkelsdorfer Teich
 29 Red-necked Grebes 
Fehmarn: Westermarkelsdorf nördlich [1432_3_44n]
 2 Common Ringed Plover 
 ≥3 Little Terns 
Fehmarn: Püttsee, Strandzufahrt
 1 Common Cuckoo 
Fehmarn: Niobe Wald
 1 Eurasian Golden Oriole 
Gothendorf: Gothendorfer Weide
 1 Black Woodpecker 
 3 Whinchats 
 2 Bluethroats 
Großenbrode Nord [1632_2_16n]
 1 Common Rosefinch 
Kasseedorf [1830_1_24n]
 1 Eurasian Sparrowhawk 
 1 White-tailed Eagle 
Oldenburger Graben: Weißenhaus [1630_4_58s]
 1 European Stonechat 
Ostsee: Fehmarn, Wallnau [1532_1_11n]
 1 Little Tern 
Ostsee: Fehmarn, Fehmarnsund (Ort) [1532_4_58s]
 4 Common Rosefinches 
Stockelsdorf [2029_4_47n]
Documentation with the DAK required 1 Blyth's Reed Warbler  
Thranbruch Wöbs
 2 Whinchats 
 1 Bluethroat 
Wallnau [1532_1_12n]
 4 Pied Avocets 
Wallnau-Hof: Mehnertteich
 10 Common Shelducks 
 3 Northern Shovelers 
 25 Pied Avocets 
 2 Little Ringed Plovers 
 3 Common Ringed Plover 
 2 Sand Martins 
Zarnekau [1830_3_32s]
 1 Common Cuckoo 
 2 Common Cranes 
 1 European Stonechat 
Feldmark S Meeschensee [2225_2_29s]
 1 European Stonechat 
Hetlinger Schanzteich
 3 Mute Swans 
 13 Canada Geese 
 1 Barnacle Goose 
 ~600 Greylag Geese 
 2 Gadwalls 
 1 Eurasian Teal 
 2 Tufted Ducks 
Hetlinger Schanze mit Vorland [2323_4_56n]
 103 Greylag Geese 

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