Late May sightings in eastern Germany

News extracted from Websites: In Mecklenburg-Vorpommern, Caspian Terns have been seen on the coast, and some Avocets are breeding. A pair of Bee Eaters has been recorded. At the Anklam polders there are good numbers of breeding Black-necked Grebes and Whiskered terns. Summer visitors have now all arrived with widespread reports, for example, of Red-backed Shrike, Barred Warbler, River Warbler and Rosefinch.

At Guelper See and Pareyer Luch, in Brandenburg, migrants have included Avocet, and Little Stint, but few other waders.  3 Caspian tern passed through.

At the old Gatow airfield  in Berlin there have been good numbers of Whinchat and Red-backed Shrike plus a Wryneck.

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