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Bern, Friday, September 17th, 2021
Waxing Gibbous (10 days)
Moonrise at 18h35 and moonset at 2h29
 Sun : sunrise at 07h11 and sunset at 19h37
 Day : dawn at 06h41 and dusk at 20h08
Last sightings added 2 minutes ago.
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Friday, September 17th, 2021

Dardagny [488/117]
Sighting considered by the Swiss Rarities Committee 1 
European Roller 
Ried-Brig [646/123]
Sighting considered by the Swiss Rarities Committee ≥1 
Pine Bunting 

Thursday, September 16th, 2021

KW/Altrhein Augst-Wyhlen
 4 
Eurasian Spoonbills 
Fanel
 ≥11 
Cattle Egrets 
 1 
Bar-tailed Godwit 
Sighting considered by the Swiss Rarities Committee 1 
White-winged Tern 
Fanel : Lagunes
 10 
Cattle Egrets 
 
Therwil [609/259]
 2 
Black Storks 
Dardagny [488/117]
Sighting considered by the Swiss Rarities Committee 1 
European Roller 
 
Wauwilermoos / Schutzgebiet
 7 
Cattle Egrets 
Cressier [569/209]
 1 
Red Knot 
 2 
Bar-tailed Godwits 
Oberriet / Dreier
 1 
Black Stork 
 
Messen [601/216]
 1 
Black Stork 
Arbon / Hafen-Quai
 1 
Eurasian Oystercatcher 
Locarno [704/114]
 ≥2 
Pallid Swifts 
Embouchure du Mujon
 1 
Bar-tailed Godwit 
Parcelle du projet "Escale limicoles"
 1-2 
Bar-tailed Godwits 
Champéry [550/111]
 4 
Griffon Vultures 
Col de Bretolet
 ≥4 
Griffon Vultures 
Sex Blanc
 1 
Griffon Vulture 
Wanghüseren Hasplen
 1 
Cattle Egret 
 2 
Black Storks 
Zoo Zürich
 1 
Black Stork 
Eriskircher Ried gesamt
Sighting considered by the Swiss Rarities Committee 1 
Zitting Cisticola 

Wednesday, September 15th, 2021

Kaiseraugst [621/265]
 4 
Eurasian Spoonbills 
 
KW/Altrhein Augst-Wyhlen
 4 
Eurasian Spoonbills 
 
Fanel
 8-10 
Cattle Egrets 
Fanel
 10 
Cattle Egrets 
 1 
Caspian Tern 
Fanel : Lagunes
 10 
Cattle Egrets 
 1 
Caspian Tern 
Hagneckdelta
 1 
Red Knot 
 
 1 
Bar-tailed Godwit 
 
Sighting considered by the Swiss Rarities Committee 1 
White-winged Tern 
Hagneckdelta
 1 
Red Knot 
Champs d'Orzens
 1 
Eurasian Dotterel 
Pra d'Amont
 1 
Black Stork 
Wauwilermoos / Schutzgebiet
 7 
Cattle Egrets 
Vieille Thielle
 1-2 
Bar-tailed Godwits 
 
Alter Rhein Mündung - Rheinspitz
 2 
European Herring Gulls 
 
Steinacher Bucht
 1 
Eurasian Oystercatcher 
 
Canal de la Broye
 10 
Cattle Egrets 
 1 
Caspian Tern 
Embouchure du Mujon
 4 
Red Knots 
 ~1 
Bar-tailed Godwit 
Parcelle du projet "Escale limicoles"
 1 
Bar-tailed Godwit 
Promenade Robert Hainard
 4 
Red Knots 
 1 
Bar-tailed Godwit 
Yverdon-les-Bains [539/182]
 1 
Bar-tailed Godwit 
Yverdon-les-Bains [537/180]
 1 
Bar-tailed Godwit 
Col de Bretolet
 ≥13 
Griffon Vultures 
Vouvry [552/132]
 8 
Griffon Vultures 
Maschwander Allmend
 1 
Cattle Egret 
 2 
Black Storks 
Wanghüseren Hasplen
 1 
Cattle Egret 
 
 4 
Black Storks 
 

Tuesday, September 14th, 2021

KW/Altrhein Augst-Wyhlen
 4 
Eurasian Spoonbills 
 
Boltigen [593/164]
 ≥24 
Griffon Vultures 
Fanel
 1-8 
Cattle Egrets 
 
Fanel
 13 
Cattle Egrets 
Fanel : Lagunes
 1 
Cattle Egret 
 1 
Caspian Tern 
Fanel: îles
 2 
Caspian Terns 
Häusernmoos
 6 
European Bee-eaters 
Wasserscheide/Gurnigel
 ≥5-6 
Griffon Vultures 
Aesch [660/233]
 1 
Black Stork 
Egolzwil / Egolzwilermoos
 6 
Cattle Egrets 
Neuenkirch / Sempach Station
 1 
European Nightjar 
Schüpfheim [642/199]
 3 
Black Storks 
Wauwilermoos / Schutzgebiet
 5-7 
Cattle Egrets 
Steinacher Bucht
 1 
Eurasian Oystercatcher 
 
Arbon / Metropol
 1 
Eurasian Oystercatcher 
Chablais de Cudrefin
 1 
Cattle Egret 
Crusille
 4 
Bar-tailed Godwits 
Embouchure du Mujon
 1 
Cattle Egret 
 2-4 
Eurasian Oystercatchers 
 
 1-3 
Bar-tailed Godwits 
Embouchure de la Thièle
 1 
Bar-tailed Godwit 
Etang du Vernez de Chaux
Sighting considered by the Swiss Rarities Committee ≥1 
Rosy Starling 
Parcelle du projet "Escale limicoles"
 1 
Cattle Egret 
 1 
Bar-tailed Godwit 
 
 1 
Caspian Tern 
Yverdon-les-Bains [539/182]
 2 
Eurasian Oystercatchers 
 1 
Bar-tailed Godwit 
Col de Bretolet
 1-2 
Griffon Vultures 
Wolschwiller
 1 
Black Stork 

Monday, September 13th, 2021

KW/Altrhein Augst-Wyhlen
 4 
Eurasian Spoonbills 
Fanel
 5-7 
Cattle Egrets 
Leiterepass - Nünenenfluh
 14 
Griffon Vultures 
Wasserscheide/Gurnigel
 ≥14 
Griffon Vultures 
 1 
Short-toed Snake-eagle 
 
 ~60 
European Bee-eaters 
 
Plan des Eaux
 12 
Griffon Vultures 
Egolzwil / Egolzwilermoos
 5 
Cattle Egrets 
 
Altenrhein / Hüttenry
 1 
European Herring Gull 
Grabs / Gamser Rugg NW
 1 
Griffon Vulture 
Arbon / Altstadt
 1 
Eurasian Oystercatcher 
Fährlinie Romanshorn - Friedrichshafen
 0 
unidentified Jaeger 
Romanshorn / Hafengelände - Quai
 1 
European Herring Gull 
Romanshorn / Hafenbecken
 1 
European Herring Gull 
Bedretto [673/146]
 1 
Griffon Vulture 
 
Château-d'Oex [578/152]
 ≥40 
Griffon Vultures 
Chavornay
 1 
Cattle Egret 
Col de Chaude
 3 
Griffon Vultures 
Creux de Terre
 1 
Glossy Ibis 
Embouchure du Mujon
 1 
Bar-tailed Godwit 
 2 
Caspian Terns 
 
Grandson [538/183]
 1 
Bar-tailed Godwit 
 
Parcelle du projet "Escale limicoles"
 1 
Cattle Egret 
 1-2 
Bar-tailed Godwits 
 
Quais de Rolle
 2 
Ruddy Turnstones 
 
Ayent [596/129]
 2 
Griffon Vultures 
Bagnes [587/95]
 1 
Griffon Vulture 
Barrage de la Grande Dixence
 ≥6 
Griffon Vultures 
Berroi E
 1 
Red-footed Falcon 
Cave du Scex
 1 
Griffon Vulture 
Col de Bretolet
 ~1-15 
Griffon Vultures 
 ≥47 
European Bee-eaters 
Crête du Dardeu
 9 
Griffon Vultures 
La Berthe
 ≥5 
Griffon Vultures 
Saint-Gingolph [552/134]
 6 
Griffon Vultures 
Wanghüseren Hasplen
 2 
Cattle Egrets 
 2 
Black Storks 
Eriskircher Ried gesamt
Sighting considered by the Swiss Rarities Committee 1 
Zitting Cisticola 
Rheindelta / Rückhaltebecken Fussach
 1 
Cattle Egret 

Sunday, September 12th, 2021

Schoren Schachen
 2 
European Bee-eaters 
Adelboden [609/150]
 6 
Griffon Vultures 
Fahrni [617/183]
 ≥4 
Black Storks 
Fanel
 13 
Cattle Egrets 
 
Fanel
 13 
Cattle Egrets 
Saxeten [630/161]
 2 
Griffon Vultures 
Seebergsee
 1 
Griffon Vulture 
Zweisimmen [599/156]
 1 
Griffon Vulture 
Ettingen [608/259]
 2 
Black Storks 
Bounavaux
 ≥12 
Griffon Vultures 
Delley [563/195]
 1 
Black Stork 
Euschelspass
 5 
Griffon Vultures 
Cassonsgrat Mitte
 ≥11 
Eurasian Dotterels 
Nationalpark: Munt la Schera
 5 
Eurasian Dotterels 
 
Egolzwil / Egolzwilermoos
 5 
Cattle Egrets 
Entlebuch / Mettilimoos
Sighting considered by the Swiss Rarities Committee 1 
Pallid Harrier 
Kottwil / Seewagen
 5 
Cattle Egrets 
Müswangen [665/232]
 1 
Red-throated Pipit 
Schüpfheim [643/199]
 1 
Black Stork 
Wauwilermoos / Schutzgebiet
 5 
Cattle Egrets 
Cormondrèche
 3 
European Bee-eaters 
Mont Sagne : site de suivi
 × 
European Bee-eaters 
30 Nonnenhorn
 1 
European Herring Gull 
31 Wasserburg
 1 
European Herring Gull 
32 Kiesinsel Wasserburg
 2 
European Herring Gulls 
Kaltbrunner Riet
 1 
European Bee-eater 
Bargen / Krete b. Grenzstein 628
 1 
Black Stork 
Hallauerberg
 1 
Montagu's Harrier 
03c Horn/TG-Arbon c
 1 
Eurasian Oystercatcher 
13 Kirchberg
Sighting considered by the Swiss Rarities Committee 1 
Arctic Jaeger 
23 Erisk. Fischerhäuser
Sighting considered by the Swiss Rarities Committee 1 
Great Black-backed Gull 
94 Allensbach
 1 
European Herring Gull 
Bodensee NNE Romanshorn
 1 
Common Loon 
 
Denges
 × 
European Bee-eaters 
Embouchure du Mujon
 1 
Bar-tailed Godwit 
Fossé Neuf
 1 
Black Stork 
 
La Vaudalle
 ≥50 
European Bee-eaters 
Leysin [567/135]
 ≥12 
Griffon Vultures 
Morges E
 × 
European Bee-eaters 
Parcelle du projet "Escale limicoles"
 1 
Bar-tailed Godwit 
 
 
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