In its first year this website has been viewed from 50 different countries. Most visitors are from UK and Germany, with USA not far behind. This shows the increasing worldwide interest in Bird-watching in north east Germany.
I wish all visitors a happy and healthy new year. Roger White
A short report of a November weekend in Schleswig Holstein has been posted on the Trip Reports page. Since then, there have been increasing reports of Rough-legged Buzzards along the north sea coast, There have been further sightings of Short-eared Owl, and on 8 December a Snowy Owl near Dagebull.
There is amazing footage recorded in October 2015 of nocturnal passerine migration in the Baltic. click here
As well as flocks of several hundred, the websites have reported high numbers of Bean and White-fronted Geese in Brandenburg – ca 100,000 grey geese at Guelper See and in Mecklenburg-Vorpommern – 10,000+ at Galenbecker See. Rough-legged Buzzards are widespread in small numbers.
According to the OAMV website, a number of these delighful falcons have occurred in Mecklenburg-Vorpommern in recent weeks
Belatedly the report of the trip by Bristol Ornithological Club in October 2013 has been added to the trip reports.
During late August there have been good numbers of waders on the coast. Of particular note are 10 Red-necked Phalarope, several Broad-billed Sandpiper and a Kentish Plover at Karrendorfer Wiesen
Fehmarn (North Germany) and Falsterbo (Sweden) visit September 2014 added
4 more trip reports have just been added.
Two more trip reports (May and June 2010) have been added.