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Thursday, December 1st, 2022
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Last field season at the Ticino Winter Atlas
Thursday 1 December 2022 will mark the beginning of the last field research season for the Ticino Winter Bird Atlas, which started on 1 December 2018. This phase will end on 31 [...]
Tuesday, November 29th, 2022
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Influx of Kittiwakes
The storms that have been hitting the Atlantic coasts since the middle of the month have pushed many pelagic birds onto the coasts and even much further inland. The extent [...]
Thursday, November 24th, 2022
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Communication of the Swiss Rarities Committee
The Swiss Rarities Committee (SRC) has published the minutes of its last meeting, held on 9 November 2022, on the SRC website (www.vogelwarte.ch/src). Among the reports accepted [...]
Wednesday, November 23rd, 2022
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European Breeding Bird Atlas as a Christmas present
We are pleased to announce that the European Breeding Bird Atlas EBBA2 is now available at the special price of 60€ (plus shipping). Where do the nearest Cranes or White-tailed [...]
Wednesday, November 16th, 2022
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Thursday, November 10th, 2022
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Thursday, November 3rd, 2022
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Bern, Thursday, December 1st, 2022
First Quarter (7 days)
Moonrise at 13h56 and moonset at 0h13
 Sun : sunrise at 07h55 and sunset at 16h43
 Day : dawn at 07h21 and dusk at 17h17
Last sightings added 5 minutes ago.
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Thursday, December 1st, 2022

Embouchure de la Morges
 1 
Bar-tailed Godwit 

Wednesday, November 30th, 2022

Fanel
 1 
Eurasian Oystercatcher 
Sighting considered by the Swiss Rarities Committee 1 
Black-tailed Godwit (L.l.islandica) 
Fanel: îles
 1 
Eurasian Spoonbill 
 
 1 
Eurasian Oystercatcher 
 
Biaufond JU
 0 
Black-legged Kittiwake 
Kaltbrunn / Bösch
Sighting considered by the Swiss Rarities Committee 1 
Great Black-backed Gull 
Steinach / Steinachmündung
 1 
European Herring Gull 
Wangen / Allmeind
 6 
Greater White-fronted Geese 
Chablais de Cudrefin
 1 
Eurasian Spoonbill 
 1 
Eurasian Oystercatcher 
Morges [528/149]
 1 
Black-legged Kittiwake 
Morges [527/150]
 1 
Black-legged Kittiwake 
Port du Petit Bois
 1 
Black-legged Kittiwake 
Rheindelta / Fussacher Bucht / Sanddelta
 ≥2 
Greater Scaups 
 

Tuesday, November 29th, 2022

Châtelat [581/235]
Sighting considered by the Swiss Rarities Committee 1 
Sabine's Gull 
 
Fanel: îles
 1 
Eurasian Spoonbill 
 
Baie de la Tène
 1 
Black-legged Kittiwake 
 
Bodensee E Romanshorn [747/269]
 1 
Horned Grebe 
Chablais de Cudrefin
 1 
Eurasian Oystercatcher 
 1 
Eurasian Golden Plover 
Chablais de Cudrefin
 1 
Eurasian Oystercatcher 
Sighting considered by the Swiss Rarities Committee 1 
Black-tailed Godwit (L.l.islandica) 
Morges [528/149]
 1 
Black-legged Kittiwake 
Port du Petit Bois
 1 
Bar-tailed Godwit 
 1 
Black-legged Kittiwake 
Salavaux - Embouchure de la Broye
 1 
Eurasian Oystercatcher 
Terrain de sport
 1 
Bar-tailed Godwit 
Tolochenaz [526/149]
 1 
Black-legged Kittiwake 
Zürich / Bellevue
 1 
European Herring Gull 
 
Weisskirch
 1 
Jack Snipe 

Monday, November 28th, 2022

Klingnauer Stausee
Sighting considered by the Swiss Rarities Committee 1 
Pygmy Cormorant 
 
Fanel
 1 
Eurasian Spoonbill 
 1 
Eurasian Oystercatcher 
 1 
Black-tailed Godwit 
Sighting considered by the Swiss Rarities Committee 1 
Black-tailed Godwit (L.l.islandica) 
 
Fanel : Lagunes
Sighting considered by the Swiss Rarities Committee 1 
White-tailed Sea-eagle 
Hindelbank [607/211]
 ≥2 
Jack Snipe 
Portalban: port
 1 
Black-legged Kittiwake 
 
Luzern / Seebecken Nord
 1 
Long-tailed Duck 
Kaltbrunn / Bösch
Sighting considered by the Swiss Rarities Committee 1 
Great Black-backed Gull 
Kiesinsel Seedamm
 1 
European Herring Gull 
Hurden - Kiesinsel - Seedamm
 1 
European Herring Gull 
Nuolener Ried West
 ≥1-10 
Greater White-fronted Geese 
 
Wangen / Allmeind
 2-9 
Greater White-fronted Geese 
 
Ermatinger Becken TG / S-W
 1 
Bewick's Swan 
 
Chablais de Cudrefin
 1 
Eurasian Oystercatcher 
 1 
Black-tailed Godwit 
Embouchure du Grand Canal
 ≥2 
Black-legged Kittiwakes 
La Dullive
 1 
Horned Grebe 
Le Bouveret : Embouchure du Rhône
 2 
Black-legged Kittiwakes 
Les Grangettes [558/138]
Sighting considered by the Swiss Rarities Committee 1 
Ring-necked Duck 
 
 5 
Black-legged Kittiwakes 
 
Les Grangettes : Le Fort
 5 
Black-legged Kittiwakes 
 
Les Saviez
 0 
Jack Snipe 
Port du Petit Bois
 1 
Bar-tailed Godwit 
 1 
Black-legged Kittiwake 
Salavaux - Embouchure de la Broye
 1 
Eurasian Oystercatcher 
Tolochenaz [526/149]
 1 
Black-legged Kittiwake 
 
Zürich / Bellevue
 1 
European Herring Gull 
 

Sunday, November 27th, 2022

Fanel
 1 
Eurasian Spoonbill 
 1 
Eurasian Oystercatcher 
Sighting considered by the Swiss Rarities Committee 1 
Black-tailed Godwit (L.l.islandica) 
Fanel
 1 
Eurasian Spoonbill 
 1 
Eurasian Oystercatcher 
Sighting considered by the Swiss Rarities Committee 1 
Black-tailed Godwit (L.l.islandica) 
 
Hafen von Täuffelen
 1 
Black-legged Kittiwake 
Hagneckdelta
 1 
Greater Scaup 
 1 
Black-legged Kittiwake 
Hagneckdelta
 1 
Black-legged Kittiwake 
Hagneckdelta
 1 
Black-legged Kittiwake 
Ligerz [579/213]
 1 
Black-legged Kittiwake 
Täuffelen [580/213]
 1 
Black-legged Kittiwake 
Cheyres
Sighting considered by the Swiss Rarities Committee 1 
Great Northern Loon 
Ried bei Kerzers [579/203]
 3 
Eurasian Golden Plovers 
Genève [501/119]
 1 
Common Scoter 
 
 1 
Horned Grebe 
Parc Mon Repos
 1 
Common Scoter 
 1 
Horned Grebe 
Perle du lac
 1 
Common Scoter 
 1-2 
Horned Grebes 
Retenue du barrage de Verbois
 1 
Black-legged Kittiwake 
 
Benken / Giessen
Sighting considered by the Swiss Rarities Committee 1 
Great Black-backed Gull 
Kiesinsel Seedamm
 1 
European Herring Gull 
 
Grenchen [596/224]
 1 
Eurasian Golden Plover 
Wangen / Allmeind
 9 
Greater White-fronted Geese 
 
Ermatingen / Agerstenbach
 2 
Bewick's Swans 
 
Romanshorn / Hafenbecken
 1 
European Herring Gull 
Boiron de Morges-embouchure
 1 
Black-legged Kittiwake 
 
Chablais de Cudrefin
 1-2 
Eurasian Oystercatchers 
 
 1 
Black-tailed Godwit 
Sighting considered by the Swiss Rarities Committee 1 
Black-tailed Godwit (L.l.islandica) 
 
Chablais de Cudrefin
 1 
Eurasian Oystercatcher 
Sighting considered by the Swiss Rarities Committee 1 
Black-tailed Godwit (L.l.islandica) 
Embouchure de la Morges
 1 
Bar-tailed Godwit 
Embouchure du Grand Canal
 ≥3 
Black-legged Kittiwakes 
 
Les Châtaigniers
 1 
Horned Grebe 
Les Grangettes : Le Fort
 ≥10 
Black-legged Kittiwakes 
Morges-parking ouest
 1 
Bar-tailed Godwit 
Salavaux - Embouchure de la Broye
 1 
Eurasian Oystercatcher 
 
Tolochenaz [526/149]
 1 
Black-legged Kittiwake 
 
Maschwander Allmend
 1 
Jack Snipe 

Saturday, November 26th, 2022

Klingnauer Stausee
Sighting considered by the Swiss Rarities Committee 1 
Pygmy Cormorant 
 
Klingnauer Stausee - Kleindöttingen
Sighting considered by the Swiss Rarities Committee 1 
Pygmy Cormorant 
Epsemoos
 1 
Jack Snipe 
Fanel
 1 
Eurasian Spoonbill 
 1 
Eurasian Oystercatcher 
 
 1 
Black-tailed Godwit 
 
Sighting considered by the Swiss Rarities Committee 1 
Black-tailed Godwit (L.l.islandica) 
 
Fanel
 1 
Eurasian Spoonbill 
 1 
Eurasian Oystercatcher 
 
 1 
Black-tailed Godwit 
Sighting considered by the Swiss Rarities Committee 1 
Black-tailed Godwit (L.l.islandica) 
Fanel : Lagunes
Sighting considered by the Swiss Rarities Committee 1 
White-tailed Sea-eagle 
Fanel: îles
 1 
Eurasian Spoonbill 
 1 
Eurasian Oystercatcher 
Golfplatz Limpachtal BE
 1 
Jack Snipe 
Hagneckdelta
 1 
Greater Scaup 
Genève [500/119]
 1 
Common Scoter 
 1 
Horned Grebe 
Genève [501/119]
 1 
Common Scoter 
Jetée du Jet d'eau
 1 
Black-legged Kittiwake 
 
Perle du lac
 2 
Horned Grebes 
Quai Wilson coté perle du lac
 1 
Common Scoter 
 1 
Horned Grebe 
 1 
Black-legged Kittiwake 
 
Rade de Genève
 1 
Common Scoter 
 1 
Horned Grebe 
 1 
Black-legged Kittiwake 
Rapperswil / Zentrum
Sighting considered by the Swiss Rarities Committee 1 
Great Black-backed Gull 
 
Wartau [757/218]
 6 
Eurasian Golden Plovers 
Arbon / Seemoosriet - Strandbad
 1 
Skua / Jaeger, unidentified 
Egnach / Luxburg
 1 
Greater Scaup 
Ermatinger Becken gesamt TG/D
 2 
Bewick's Swans 
 
Romanshorn / Hafenbecken
 1 
European Herring Gull 
Romanshorn / Hafengelände - Quai
 1 
European Herring Gull 
 2 
White-headed Long-tailed Tits (ssp. caudatus) 
Bolle di Magadino
Sighting considered by the Swiss Rarities Committee 1 
Siberian Chiffchaff (ssp. tristis) 
 
Chablais de Cudrefin
 1 
Eurasian Spoonbill 
 1 
Eurasian Oystercatcher 
Sighting considered by the Swiss Rarities Committee 1 
Black-tailed Godwit (L.l.islandica) 
 
Chablais de Cudrefin
 1 
Eurasian Oystercatcher 
 
 1 
Black-tailed Godwit 
 
Embouchure du Vieux-Rhône
 3-12 
Black-legged Kittiwakes 
 
Embouchure du Grand Canal
 ≥4-7 
Black-legged Kittiwakes 
Les Grangettes : Le Fort
 ≥6 
Black-legged Kittiwakes 
Morges [528/151]
 1 
Black-legged Kittiwake 
Morges-parking ouest
 1 
Bar-tailed Godwit 
 
Ouchy ancien port
 1-2 
European Herring Gulls 
 
Port du Petit Bois
 1 
Bar-tailed Godwit 
 1 
Black-legged Kittiwake 
 
Obermeilen / Zürichsee
 1 
Black-legged Kittiwake 
 
Rheindelta / Rheindamm links Km 93.0
 1 
Bar-tailed Godwit 

Friday, November 25th, 2022

Klingnauer Stausee
Sighting considered by the Swiss Rarities Committee 1 
Pygmy Cormorant 
 
Biel [583/219]
 1 
Black-legged Kittiwake 
Fanel
 1 
Eurasian Spoonbill 
Hindelbank [607/211]
 ≥2 
Jack Snipe 
Rohrbach / Dorf [628/220]
 1 
White-headed Long-tailed Tit (ssp. caudatus) 
Kraftwerkinselspitze
 1 
Black-legged Kittiwake 
Parc Mon Repos
 1 
Common Scoter 
 1 
Horned Grebe 
 1 
Black-legged Kittiwake 
 
Pointe à la Bise
Sighting considered by the Swiss Rarities Committee 1 
Cetti's Warbler 
Quai Wilson
 1 
Black-legged Kittiwake 
 
 
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