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Bern, Saturday, May 21st, 2022
Waning Gibbous (20 days)
Moonrise at 2h10 and moonset at 10h53
 Sun : sunrise at 05h47 and sunset at 21h06
 Day : dawn at 05h10 and dusk at 21h43
Last sightings added 1 minute ago.
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Saturday, May 21st, 2022

Klingnauer Stausee
 5 
Whiskered Terns 
 
Gwatt Campingplatz-Seeallmend
Sighting considered by the Swiss Rarities Committee 1 
Red Phalarope 
 
Hagneckdelta
 1 
European Herring Gull 
Jona / Stampf
 3 
Cattle Egrets 
Hallau / Schellenweg
 5 
European Bee-eaters 
Alte Rhone
 ~7 
European Bee-eaters 
Oberer Chatzensee
 1 
Short-toed Snake-eagle 
Regensdorf / Altburg
 1 
Short-toed Snake-eagle 
 

Friday, May 20th, 2022

Fanel
Sighting considered by the Swiss Rarities Committee 1 
Arctic Tern 
Fanel : Lagunes
Sighting considered by the Swiss Rarities Committee 1 
Arctic Tern 
Worb [609/196]
 1 
Black Stork 
Basel [610/266]
 1 
Red-footed Falcon 
Canal et port de Gletterens
 1 
Cattle Egret 
 
Sighting considered by the Swiss Rarities Committee 1 
Great Skua 
 
Plaffeien [594/166]
 9 
Griffon Vultures 
Les Coeudres
 1 
Cattle Egret 
 
Sempach / Seeland
 2 
Eurasian Spoonbills 
Sempach / Städtchen
 2 
Eurasian Spoonbills 
Canal de la Broye
 2 
Squacco Herons 
 
Chablais de Cudrefin
Sighting considered by the Swiss Rarities Committee 1 
Arctic Tern 
Gravière de Colliare
 4 
European Bee-eaters 
Plage de La Mure
 1 
Eurasian Oystercatcher 
Villeneuve VD [565/139]
 2 
Short-toed Snake-eagles 
Oberu
 20 
Red-billed Choughs 
Sex Riond
 2 
Red-billed Choughs 
Ermatinger Becken D / Langenrain-Wollr.
 9 
Cattle Egrets 
Rheindelta / Sanddelta-Lagune gesamt
 ≥3 
Whiskered Terns 

Thursday, May 19th, 2022

Burgistein [604/181]
Sighting considered by the Swiss Rarities Committee 1 
Three-toed Woodpecker 
Fahrni [616/183]
 2 
Black Storks 
Fanel
 1 
Squacco Heron 
 6 
Cattle Egrets 
Fanel
Sighting considered by the Swiss Rarities Committee 1 
Arctic Tern 
St.Ursen [584/181]
 ~20 
European Bee-eaters 
 
Les Coeudres
 2-3 
Cattle Egrets 
 
Sant'Antonio [724/114]
 ≥1 
European Bee-eater 
Leukerfeld NE
 ~3-10 
European Bee-eaters 

Wednesday, May 18th, 2022

Fanel
 1 
Squacco Heron 
 
Sighting considered by the Swiss Rarities Committee 1 
Arctic Tern 
Reinach [611/260]
 ≥1 
European Bee-eater 
Pré de l'Oie
Sighting considered by the Swiss Rarities Committee 1 
Booted Eagle 
 
Maienfeld [758/209]
 1 
Red-footed Falcon 
 
Surcuolm [730/179]
 1 
Red-footed Falcon 
Montalchez [545/197]
 × 
European Bee-eaters 
Jona / Stampf
 1 
Grey Plover 
 
Chablais de Cudrefin
 2 
Squacco Herons 
Gravière de Colliare
 0 
European Bee-eater 
La Vare
 1 
Red-billed Chough 
La Vaudalle
 ~5 
European Bee-eaters 
Les Grangettes [558/138]
 9 
European Bee-eaters 
Alte Rhone
 30 
European Bee-eaters 
Sex Riond
 4 
Red-billed Choughs 
 

Tuesday, May 17th, 2022

Rottenschwil [670/241]
 1 
Cattle Egret 
 
Weerd
 1 
Squacco Heron 
 
Fanel
 1-2 
Squacco Herons 
 1 
Bar-tailed Godwit 
Sighting considered by the Swiss Rarities Committee 1 
Arctic Tern 
Fanel
 3 
Grey Plovers 
Fanel : Lagunes
 2 
Squacco Herons 
Fanel: îles
 1 
Bar-tailed Godwit 
Beaumont
 1 
Griffon Vulture 
Pierra-Perchia
 4 
Griffon Vultures 
St.Silvester [583/176]
 ≥20 
European Bee-eaters 
Retenue du barrage de Verbois
 1 
Whiskered Tern 
Castaneda [731/124]
 1 
Collared Flycatcher 
Corcelles
 × 
European Bee-eaters 
Le Landeron [571/210]
 8 
Cattle Egrets 
Wolfenschiessen [668/191]
 1 
Griffon Vulture 
Bannriet West
 1 
Montagu's Harrier 
Jona / Stampf
 1 
Grey Plover 
 
Bex [572/118]
 ≥1 
Red-billed Chough 
Canal de la Broye
 1 
Bar-tailed Godwit 
Sighting considered by the Swiss Rarities Committee 1 
Arctic Tern 
 
Chablais de Cudrefin
 1 
Bar-tailed Godwit 
Chablais de Cudrefin
 1 
Bar-tailed Godwit 
 
Sighting considered by the Swiss Rarities Committee 1 
Arctic Tern 
 
Chexbres [549/148]
 1 
Montagu's Harrier 
Dent de Jaman - Rochers de Naye
 2 
Griffon Vultures 
Fond de la Baie d'Yvonand
Sighting considered by the Swiss Rarities Committee 1 
Great Northern Loon 
Large de la Baie d'Yvonand
Sighting considered by the Swiss Rarities Committee 1 
Great Northern Loon 
Longes Rayes
Sighting considered by the Swiss Rarities Committee 1 
British Yellow / Yellow-headed Wagtail 
Oulens-sous-Echallens [533/166]
 7 
European Bee-eaters 
Rochers de Naye
 2 
Griffon Vultures 
Alte Rhone
 14 
European Bee-eaters 
 
La Sarvaz
 1 
Short-toed Snake-eagle 
Marais de Poutafontana
 3 
European Bee-eaters 
Rheindelta / Lagune
 1 
White-winged Tern 
Rheindelta / Rheinkanal bei Lagune
 1 
White-winged Tern 

Monday, May 16th, 2022

Thalheim / Hard [648/254]
 ≥2 
European Bee-eaters 
Waldstatt [738/245]
 2 
European Bee-eaters 
Chrummfadenflue
 1 
Griffon Vulture 
Fanel
 1 
Bar-tailed Godwit 
Sighting considered by the Swiss Rarities Committee 1 
Arctic Tern 
 
Fanel
 1 
Bar-tailed Godwit 
Leiterepass - Nünenenfluh
 3 
Griffon Vultures 
Steffisburg [615/181]
 1 
European Bee-eater 
Wohlensee beim Kappelenring [594/201]
 × 
European Bee-eaters 
Aesch [610/258]
 1 
Montagu's Harrier 
Seltisberg [620/256]
 2 
European Bee-eaters 
Pierre Grosse
 1 
Red-footed Falcon 
Retenue du barrage de Verbois
 1 
Whiskered Tern 
Trimmis [762/198]
 1 
Red-footed Falcon 
Malmont Dessus
 4 
European Bee-eaters 
Jona / Stampf
 1 
Grey Plover 
 
Schaffhausen / Griesbach
 1 
Montagu's Harrier 
Trasadingen [674/280]
 2 
European Bee-eaters 
Güttingen / Mosburg
 1 
Cattle Egret 
Laghetto di Gudo
 6 
European Bee-eaters 
Canal de la Broye
 2 
Squacco Herons 
Chez Bonnet (accès interdit)
 1 
Eurasian Oystercatcher 
Embouchure de la Menthue
Sighting considered by the Swiss Rarities Committee 1 
Great Northern Loon 
Embouchure du Grand Canal
 1 
Caspian Tern 
Grandes Rayes
 2 
Red-footed Falcons 
Ile de Préverenges
 1 
Eurasian Spoonbill 
 
Longes Rayes
Sighting considered by the Swiss Rarities Committee 1 
British Yellow / Yellow-headed Wagtail 
 
Préverenges [530/151]
 1 
Eurasian Spoonbill 
 3 
Pied Avocets 
Thièle renaturée
 1 
Squacco Heron 
Sighting considered by the Swiss Rarities Committee 1 
Black-headed Yellow Wagtail (ssp. feldegg) 
 
Tour de Don
 1 
Griffon Vulture 
Rheindelta / Wetterwinkel West
 2 
Sandwich Terns 

Sunday, May 15th, 2022

Beinwil am See / Unterdorf [658/235]
 1 
Black Stork 
Neuenhof [666/256]
 ≥2 
European Bee-eaters 
Retterswil / Äscherfeld [654/242]
 1 
Montagu's Harrier 
 
Schwende [743/239]
 3 
Griffon Vultures 
Aarberg [589/210]
 ~18 
European Bee-eaters 
Fanel
 1 
Montagu's Harrier 
 1 
Bar-tailed Godwit 
Sighting considered by the Swiss Rarities Committee 1 
Arctic Tern 
Fanel
 1 
Bar-tailed Godwit 
Sighting considered by the Swiss Rarities Committee 1 
Arctic Tern 
 × 
European Bee-eaters 
Fanel: îles
 1 
Bar-tailed Godwit 
Inkwilersee BE/SO
 1 
Cattle Egret 
Leiterepass - Nünenenfluh
 6 
Griffon Vultures 
Steffisburg [615/180]
 1 
Red-footed Falcon 
Thierachern [611/178]
 7 
European Bee-eaters 
Canal et port de Gletterens
 1 
Red-footed Falcon 
 1 
White-winged Tern 
Jetée de la Baronne
 12 
Cattle Egrets 
 
Les Alpettes
 1 
Black Stork 
Saint-Martin [557/157]
 1 
Red-footed Falcon 
Teysachaux
 ≥6 
European Bee-eaters 
Retenue du barrage de Verbois
 1 
Whiskered Tern 
Siechenstuden
 1 
Red-footed Falcon 
Fornet-Dessus
 ~20 
European Bee-eaters 
Montignez [571/259]
 1 
European Bee-eater 
Buchser Moos
 1 
Red-footed Falcon 
Mauensee (See)
 1 
Cattle Egret 
11.0921 (WVZ)
 1 
White-winged Tern 
11.1021 (WVZ)
Sighting considered by the Swiss Rarities Committee ≥1 
Great Northern Loon 
Sighting considered by the Swiss Rarities Committee ≥1 
Great Skua 
Champ-Pittet (ausserhalb) -> Grandson (ausserhalb) (ROE)
 1 
Squacco Heron 
 
Champ-Pittet (innerhalb) -> Grandson (innerhalb) (ROE)
 1 
Pied Avocet 
Chaumont N-W
 3 
European Bee-eaters 
Chevroux limite OROEM -> Estavayer débarcadère excl. (ROE)
 2 
White-winged Terns 
Corcelles
 1 
Red-footed Falcon 
 ≥1 
European Bee-eater 
Les Joûmes
 2 
European Bee-eaters 
Métairie de l'Ile
 1 
Short-toed Snake-eagle 
Wolfenschiessen [668/193]
 1 
Griffon Vulture 
Spitzmäder
 1 
Red-footed Falcon 
Uznach / Burgerriet
 1 
European Bee-eater 
Widnau / Moosanger
 1 
Squacco Heron 
Schaffhausen / Engiweier
 ≥18 
European Bee-eaters 
Grenchen [596/224]
 ≥2 
European Bee-eaters 
Härkingen / Hard [629/238]
 13 
European Bee-eaters 
Wangen / Allmeind
 1 
Cattle Egret 
Cavergno [684/138]
 1 
Collared Flycatcher 
Laghetto di Gudo
 1 
Cattle Egret 
 
Locarno [704/114]
 1 
Pallid Swift 
Canal de la Broye
 1 
Bar-tailed Godwit 
Chablais de Cudrefin
 1 
Bar-tailed Godwit 
Col de Jaman
 1 
Griffon Vulture 
Embouchure de la Menthue
Sighting considered by the Swiss Rarities Committee 1 
Great Northern Loon 
Embouchure du Mujon
 1 
Squacco Heron 
 1-2 
Pied Avocets 
 
Gravière de Colliare
 1 
European Bee-eater 
Ile de Préverenges
 1 
Squacco Heron 
 
 2 
Cattle Egrets 
 1 
Eurasian Spoonbill 
 
Large de la Baie d'Yvonand
Sighting considered by the Swiss Rarities Committee ≥1 
Great Northern Loon 
Préverenges
 1 
Squacco Heron 
 1 
Eurasian Spoonbill 
Terre-plein des Saviez (Les Grangettes)
 1 
Squacco Heron 
 
 3 
Black-winged Stilts 
Yvonand [548/184]
Sighting considered by the Swiss Rarities Committee 1 
Great Northern Loon 
Yvonand [548/184]
Sighting considered by the Swiss Rarities Committee 1 
Great Northern Loon 
Yvonand [547/183]
Sighting considered by the Swiss Rarities Committee 1-2 
Great Northern Loons 
Agarn [618/127]
 ≥2 
Red-footed Falcons 
Anzère - La Dent
 ≥9 
Griffon Vultures 
Forêt de Moère
 1 
Short-toed Snake-eagle 
Gampel [622/129]
 ≥5 
European Bee-eaters 
Höhwald
 4 
European Bee-eaters 
Jaggaseiu SW
 2 
Red-footed Falcons 
Kiefernwald Feschelbach
 1 
Montagu's Harrier 
Leuk [617/128]
 1 
Montagu's Harrier 
Leukerfeld NE
 3 
European Bee-eaters 
Platten
 1 
Montagu's Harrier 
 
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