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Saturday, April 14th, 2018
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15th German Birdrace 5th May – registration started
In drei Wochen ist es wieder soweit: am 5. Mai steigt das bundesweite Birdrace, zum mittlerweile 15. Mal. Im vergangenen Jahr waren es erstmals über 300 Teams mit über [...]
Tuesday, February 13th, 2018
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Bewick's Swans 2017 with very low breeding success
Einen Anteil von 4,2 % Jungvögeln ergab die bundesweite Erfassung des Jungvogelanteils beim Zwergschwan um den 9./10. Dezember 2017. Das ist der mit Abstand geringste Jungvogelanteil, [...]
Monday, January 1st, 2018
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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 2017 no longer belong to the first calendar-year and [...]
Sunday, December 24th, 2017
technews
Merry Christmas and all the best for 2018!
Wir blicken mit viel Freude und großem Dank auf ein weiteres sehr erfolgreiches ornitho-Jahr zurück. Mit knapp 6 Millionen Meldungen wurden 2017 noch einmal deutlich [...]
Thursday, December 21st, 2017
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EuroBirdPortal releases new improved version of its online viewer
Today the EuroBirdPortal (EBP) released an improved version of its viewer: now bird movements across Europe can be visualized in a way never seen before. This new version of the [...]
Wednesday, December 20th, 2017
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Red Kite roost counting on 6th/7th January 2018 – Please join in!
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Tuesday, May 22nd, 2018

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Tuesday, May 22nd, 2018

Braunschweig [3729_1_01s]
 1 Common Cuckoo 
HAL-Giebichenstein [4437_4_58s]
 1 Common Quail 

Monday, May 21st, 2018

Niederlande [4002_3_52n]
 1 Common Pochard 
 ≥2 Tufted Ducks 
 1 Little Grebe 
 1 Black Tern 
NSG Taubergießen/Rheinfähre Kappel-Rhinau [7612_3_53n]
 1 Grey Heron 
 2 Yellow-legged Gulls 
Barsfleth [1820_3_52n]
 1 Western Marsh Harrier 
Büsum [1819_3_32s]
 4 European Honey Buzzards 
Büsum: Außenhafen
 4 European Honey Buzzards 
Büsum: Hafen
 2 Caspian Terns 
Dithmarschen, offshore [1915_4_59s]
 4 Northern Gannets 
Großenrade nördlich [1921_3_44n]
 2-5 White Storks 
Großenrade [1921_3_44s]
 1 Little Owl 
Helse südwestlich [2019_2_20s]
 1 Red Kite 
Lohe-Rickelshof [1820_1_05n]
 3 White Storks 
Meldorf: Hafen
 1 Great Black-backed Gull 
 1 Common Tern 
Meldorfer Speicherkoog N (FD1) [1919_2_19n]
 2 Mute Swans 
 1 White-tailed Eagle 
 1 Common Cuckoo 
Meldorfer Speicherkoog N (FD1) [1919_2_08n]
 ~70 Barnacle Geese 
 4 Caspian Terns 
Meldorfer Speicherkoog N (FD1) [1919_2_10n]
 4 Greylag Geese 
 1 Black-tailed Godwit 
Meldorfer Speicherkoog N: Odinsloch
 4 Garganeys 
 5 Little Stints 
 2 Broad-billed Sandpipers 
Meldorfer Speicherkoog N (FD1) [1819_4_47n]
 1 Eurasian Spoonbill 
Meldorfer Speicherkoog N: Kronenloch Nordostteil
 4 European Honey Buzzards 
 2 Western Marsh Harriers 
 2 White-tailed Eagles 
Meldorfer Speicherkoog N: Mielespeicher (FD122)
 2 White-tailed Eagles 
Meldorfer Speicherkoog S/ N (FD1/ FD2) [1919_2_20s]
 2 Common Ravens 
Süderdeich [1719_3_55s]
 1 Common Cuckoo 
Vorland Meldorfer Speicherkoog N (VD22) [1919_2_18n]
 32 Grey Plovers 
 ~670 Common Ringed Plover 
 3 Ruddy Turnstones 
 19 Little Stints 
 1 Curlew Sandpiper 
 1 Broad-billed Sandpiper 
Vorland Meldorfer Speicherkoog N (VD22) [1919_2_07s]
 ~1500 Common Ringed Plover 
 ≥35 Ruddy Turnstones 
Warwerort [1819_4_36s]
 1 Eurasian Spoonbill 
Wassermühle Schafstedterfeld [1921_2_08n]
 1 White Stork 
Weddingstedt [1720_4_56n]
 15 Canada Geese 
Windbergener Niederung [1921_1_21s]
 ≥1 Common Quail 
HL-Blankensee: A20 [2230_1_02n]
 2 Little Ringed Plovers  
HL-Teerhofinsel Süd [2030_3_53s]
 1 Common Sandpiper 
HL: Blankensee
 2 Mute Swans 
 9 Greylag Geese 
 2 Gadwalls 
 3 Common Goldeneyes 
 3 Great Crested Grebes 
 1 Grey Heron 
 2 Red Kites 
HL: Dummersdorfer Ufer NSG [2031_3_51n]
 2 Greylag Geese 
 2 Gadwalls 
 1 Western Marsh Harrier 
 ~8 Little Ringed Plovers 
 1 Common Ringed Plover 
 2 Common Cuckoos 
 1 Eurasian Wryneck 
 1 Northern Wheatear 
HL: Dummersdorfer Ufer, Dummersdorf [2031_3_41s]
 1 Common Cuckoo 
Lauerholz: Südwest
 1 Red-breasted Flycatcher 
Schellbruch: Süßwasserteich
 1 Western Marsh Harrier 
 1 Water Rail 
 2 Common Terns 
Schellbruch: Medebekwiesen
 1 Bluethroat 
Herrenmoor Kleve [2022_1_13s]
 1 European Stonechat 
Kaaks [2022_2_08n]
 3 European Honey Buzzards 
Muldsberger Tongrube
 ~500 Greylag Geese 
 4 Great Crested Grebes 
 15 Great Cormorants 
 1 White-tailed Eagle 
Nutteln [2022_1_12n]
 1 European Stonechat 
Ottenbüttel nordwestlich [2022_2_20n]
 5 Little Ringed Plovers 
 1 Northern Wheatear 
Rahde [2022_2_16s]
 1 Common Cuckoo 
Dietrichsdorf: See bei der Neuen Koppel
 11 Canada Geese 
 52 Greylag Geese 
 4 Common Pochards 
 2 Tufted Ducks 
 0 Little Grebe 
 0 Red-necked Grebe 
 1 Grey Heron 
 1 Western Marsh Harrier 
Kiel: Düsternbrook West [1626_4_39s]
 2 White-tailed Eagles 
Kiel: Falkenstein, Leuchtturm
 1 Western Osprey 
Kiel: Heidenberger Teich, Mettenhof
 5 Canada Geese 
 22 Greylag Geese 
Kiel: Scheerhafen
 5 Canada Geese 
 2 Red-breasted Mergansers 
 2 Eurasian Oystercatchers 
Kiel: Schornstein Stadtwerke
 1 Peregrine Falcon 
Kiel: Tröndelsee [1627_3_51s]
 1 Common Cuckoo 
Adenbüller Koog [1619_1_13s]
 1 Great White Egret 
Amrum-Nebel [1316_1_22n]
 1 Pied Avocet 
 1 Ruddy Turnstone 
Amrum-Norddorf [1315_2_18s]
 5 Canada Geese 
Amrum-Wittdün/ Steenodde [1316_3_33s]
 5 Common Ringed Plover 
 6 Ruddy Turnstones 
Amrum-Wittdün [1316_3_41n]
 31 Sanderlings 
 3 Sandwich Terns 
Amrum: Dünen Wittdün (IA56)
 32 Greylag Geese 
 1 Common Cuckoo 
Amrum: Kniepbucht/ Kapitäns-Haken (IA2)
 × Common Eiders 
 × Ruddy Turnstones 
 1 Purple Sandpiper 
 2 Little Terns 
Amrum: Norddorfer Marsch (IA61)
 1 Western Marsh Harrier 
Amrum: Salzwiesen Nebel + Steenodder Kliff (IA13)
 29 Common Eiders 
 2 Common Ringed Plover 
 3 Sanderlings 
Amrum: Salzwiesen Norddorf (IA12)
 8 Pied Avocets 
Beltringharder Koog: Holmer See (FN67)
 × Greylag Geese 
 × Gadwalls 
 × Northern Shovelers 
Beltringharder Koog (FN6) [1419_4_36n]
 × Eurasian Oystercatchers 
 × Pied Avocets 
 × Grey Plovers 
 × Common Ringed Plover 
 ≥4 Kentish Plovers 
 2 Black-tailed Godwits 
 × Common Redshanks 
 1 Temminck's Stint 
Beltringharder Koog (FN6) [1419_4_49n]
 × Pied Avocets 
 × Common Redshanks 
Beltringharder Koog (FN6) [1419_4_38s]
 2 Pied Avocets 
Beltringharder Koog: Kleientnahme Südost, Wobbenbüll (2016)
 1 Common Sandpiper 
 2 Temminck's Stints 
Beltringharder Koog (FN6) [1419_1_15s]
 5 Black Terns 
ETS, Treene: Schwabstedt [1621_1_01n]
 1 White-tailed Eagle 
Föhr-Borgsum [1216_4_57n]
 2 Tufted Ducks 
 3 Northern Wheatears 
 1 Corn Bunting 
Föhr-Borgsum [1216_4_58n]
 1 Grey Heron 
Föhr-Ost [1217_3_32s]
 4 Barnacle Geese 
Föhr-Ost [1217_3_55n]
 × Barnacle Geese 
Hallig Hooge (IH6) Westerwarft-Ipkenswarft [1417_1_12n]
 ~300 Dark-bellied Brant Geese 
 1 Northern Shoveler 
 7 Eurasian Spoonbills 
Hallig Hooge (IH6) Kirchwarft Nord-Hafen [1417_1_13n]
 2 Gadwalls 
Hallig Hooge (IH6) West [1417_1_11n]
 1 Northern Shoveler 
 2 Red-breasted Mergansers 
 10 Eurasian Spoonbills 
 1 Whimbrel 
Hallig Langeneß (IH1), Norderhörn [1317_3_35s]
 4 Pied Avocets 
Hallig Langeneß (IH1), Süderhörn [1317_3_34s]
 3 Common Redshanks 
Husum [1520_1_14s]
 ≥1 Canada Goose 
 712 Barnacle Geese 
 1 White Stork 
 20 European Honey Buzzards 
 1 White-tailed Eagle 
 1 Common Crane 
 1 Common Cuckoo 
Husum [1520_1_14n]
 1 White Stork 
Husum [1520_1_13n]
 1 Red Kite 
Husum: Schloßpark
 1 European Honey Buzzard 
Katinger Watt: Katinger Priel Südende
 1 European Honey Buzzard 
Katinger Watt/ NABU-Naturzentrum [1718_2_10n]
 2 Little Stints 
 1 Temminck's Stint 
Niebüll [1118_4_58s]
 8 European Honey Buzzards 
Nordstrand: Vogelkoje Trendermarschkoog
 1 Peregrine Falcon 
Nordstrand: Vogelkoje Alter Koog
 1 Sedge Warbler 
Nordstrand [1518_2_20s]
 1 Sedge Warbler 
Ockholmer Koog Ockholm [1318_2_20s]
 1 Western Osprey 
 1 White-tailed Eagle 
St. Peter: Ording Süd [1617_4_47n]
 ≥300 Barnacle Geese 
Südermarsch [1520_4_47s]
 3 European Stonechats 
Sylt-Hörnum [1215_2_18s]
 2 Eurasian Oystercatchers 
Sylt-Hörnum [1215_2_17s]
 ~15 Sandwich Terns 
Sylt-List, Ellenbogen/ Königshafen [0916_3_35s]
 ~100 Dark-bellied Brant Geese 
Sylt-List, Ellenbogen/ Königshafen [0916_3_34n]
 1 Peregrine Falcon 
Sylt-List, Ellenbogen [0916_1_24s]
 ~15 Sandwich Terns 
 ~8 Common / Arctic Terns 
Sylt-List, Ellenbogen/ Königshafen/ Uthörn [0916_4_36s]
 3 Northern Wheatears 
Sylt-Rantumbecken [1115_2_29n]
 1 Pied Wagtail 
Sylt: (ehem.) Kläranlage List
 1 Common Cuckoo 
Sylt: Eidum-Vogelkoje
 1 Long-eared Owl 
Sylt: Königshafen, Salzwiese West (IS211)
 × Dark-bellied Brant Geese 
 ~10 Common Redshanks 
Sylt: Königshafen, Lister Nehrung (IS23)
 8 Ruddy Turnstones 
 3 Sanderlings 
 2 Arctic Terns 
Sylt: Lister Koog (IS62)
 2 Mute Swans 
 2 Eurasian Wigeons 
 5 Northern Shovelers 
 2 Tufted Ducks 
 1 Eurasian Oystercatcher 
 6 Common Sandpipers 
 3 Common Redshanks 
 1 Sedge Warbler 
Sylt: Tierpark Nössekoog W Tinnum
Documentation with the DAK required 1 Black-browed Albatross  
Sylt: Westerland-Seawatching (ca. 210° - 350°, bis 10 km Sichtweite)
Data coming from an observation list 5 Barnacle Geese 
Data coming from an observation list 1 Greylag Goose 
Data coming from an observation list 1 Red-breasted Merganser 
Data coming from an observation list 3 Red-throated Divers 
Data coming from an observation list 1 Black-throated Diver 
Data coming from an observation list 8 Northern Gannets 
Data coming from an observation list 5 Great Cormorants 
Data coming from an observation list 7 Eurasian Oystercatchers 
Data coming from an observation list 4 Sanderlings 
Data coming from an observation list 1 Common Guillemot 
Data coming from an observation list 1 Great Black-backed Gull 
Data coming from an observation list ~100 Sandwich Terns 
Data coming from an observation list 1 Common Tern 
Data coming from an observation list ~40 Common / Arctic Terns 
Data coming from an observation list ~70 Arctic Terns 
Tetenbüll, Friddenbüll [1618_2_28n]
 2 Temminck's Stints 
Tönninger Eidervorland Multimar (EE414)
 1 Harrier, unidentified 
Vorland Hamburger Hallig, Halligkopf (VN51/ VN52) [1318_4_60s]
 ≥100 Dark-bellied Brant Geese 
Vorland Hamburger Hallig (gesamt) (VN5)
 2 Northern Shovelers 
 5 Eurasian Oystercatchers 
 1 Pied Avocet 
 1 Northern Wheatear 
Vorland Hamburger Hallig, Schafberg Süd (VN52) [1319_3_51s]
 2 Eurasian Spoonbills 
Vorland Vollerwiek (VE63) [1718_2_10s]
 1 Western Osprey 
 × Little Stints 
 × Temminck's Stints 
 × Curlew Sandpipers 
 ≥2-11 Broad-billed Sandpipers  
Vorland Schobüll (VN921) [1419_4_50s]
 × Grey Plovers 
Vorland Schobüll (VN921) [1419_4_60n]
 2 Little Stints 
 1 Curlew Sandpiper 
 0 Broad-billed Sandpiper 
Vorland Schobüll (VN921)
 5 Bearded Reedlings 
Einfelder See Süd [1825_4_40s]
 1 White Stork 
Alsterniederung S Speckel [2226_1_24n]
 1 Black Woodpecker 
 2 River Warblers 
Duvenstedter Brook (Urbrook) [2227_3_42s]
 2 White-tailed Eagles 
Feldmark O Wulksfelde (Alster) [2226_4_48s]
 1 Common Cuckoo 
 2 European Stonechats 
Grabauer See
 1 Common Pochard 
Klein Barnitz Trave [2128_4_60n]
 1 Red Kite 
Klein-Hansdorf [2227_3_43s]
 1 White-tailed Eagle 
 2 Common Cranes 
 1 Common Cuckoo 
Meilsdorfer Teich
Data coming from an observation list 57 Greylag Geese 
Data coming from an observation list 1 Great Cormorant 
Meilsdorfer Teich [2327_4_46n]
 1 Grey Heron 
Oher Tannen / Stemwarde [2427_2_26n]
 1 Common Cuckoo 
Rade: Alster [2226_4_38s]
 1 Common Cuckoo 
 1 Grey Wagtail 
Reesenbütteler Teich
 1 Gadwall 
 1 Grey Heron 
 1 Western Marsh Harrier 
 1 Common Cuckoo 
Rethfurt: Alster [2226_4_38n]
 1 Common Cuckoo 
Schwarzekate [2327_4_60n]
Data coming from an observation list 175 Greylag Geese 
Data coming from an observation list 2 Gadwalls 
Wakendorfer Moor [2226_2_17s]
 6 White Storks 
Wilstedt [2226_1_25s]
 1 European Stonechat 
Altenkrempe [1830_4_37n]
 1 Common Crane 
Fehmarn: Grüner Brink [1433_3_41s]
 29 Mute Swans 
 8 Greylag Geese 
 × Gadwalls 
 2 Eurasian Teals 
 × Common Pochards 
 × Tufted Ducks 
 2 Red-breasted Mergansers 
 4 Pied Avocets 
 1 Common Ringed Plover 
 1 Common Redshank 
 1 Common Tern 
Fehmarn: Schildsee [1432_4_59n]
 1 Western Marsh Harrier 
Fehmarn: Bisdorf [1532_2_19s]
 2 Red Kites 
Fehmarn: NABU-Wasservogelreservat Wallnau
 1 Peregrine Falcon 
Fehmarn: Bojendorf nordwestlich [1532_1_02n]
 1 Water Rail 
Fehmarn: Westerwiese südlich [1432_4_60n]
 1 Common Raven 
Fehmarn: Küste Wallnau-Fastensee, offshore [1432_3_52s]
 1 Thrush Nightingale 
Graben südlich Fastensee
 1 Eurasian Oystercatcher 
 1 Great Reed Warbler 
Große Wildkoppel [1830_1_14n]
 1 Red Kite 
Grüner Brink: mittlerer Weiher
 10 Great Crested Grebes 
 3 European Honey Buzzards 
 2 Eurasian Sparrowhawks 
 2 Northern Wheatears 
Grüner Brink, westlicher Weiher
 12 Red-necked Grebes 
Johannisdorf nordwestlich [1731_1_12s]
 1 Western Marsh Harrier 
Stolpe [1830_2_28s]
 1 Grey Heron 
Wallnau S [1532_1_12s]
 7 Garganeys 

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