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Wednesday, July 21st, 2021
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Friday, July 16th, 2021
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Atlas code in summer
Depending on the breeding bird species, the atlas code is no longer automatically requested by the system since July 1 or August 1. However, we would be grateful if you would continue [...]
Friday, June 18th, 2021
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Sightings from mountainous regions
Observations made above the forest line are extremely valuable due to the fact that the density of birdwatchers in the Alps and the Jura is rather low. We are also interested in [...]
Wednesday, May 19th, 2021
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Ducks families
At this time of year more and more ducks families are observed on lakes and rivers. Apart from Mallards, all kinds of wild ducks are monitored by the "monitoring of selected [...]
Friday, May 7th, 2021
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Precisely localized observations are increasingly in demand, especially during the breeding season. This precision provides essential information for protection and promotion projects. While [...]
Wednesday, May 5th, 2021
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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 31 March 2021, on the SRC website (www.vogelwarte.ch/src). Among the reports accepted during [...]
Saturday, April 3rd, 2021
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While birdwatching, be irreproachable! More and more people are interested in birdwatching and that is wonderful! At the same time, we also know that birds are suffering heavy [...]

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Bern, Thursday, July 29th, 2021
Waning Gibbous (19 days)
Moonrise at 24h00 and moonset at 11h59
 Sun : sunrise at 06h07 and sunset at 21h06
 Day : dawn at 05h31 and dusk at 21h42
Last sightings added this minute.
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Thursday, July 29th, 2021

Erlenbach im Simmental [604/164]
 ≥8 
Griffon Vultures 
Frauenwinkel
 1 
Cattle Egret 
Maschwander Allmend
 2 
Cattle Egrets 
 

Wednesday, July 28th, 2021

Jaun [587/164]
 41 
Griffon Vultures 
Neuhof
 6 
Cattle Egrets 
Hitzkirch [661/229]
 2 
Cattle Egrets 
Oberkirch / Golfplatz Nord
 1 
Cattle Egret 
Evionnaz [556/109]
 21 
Griffon Vultures 
Marais de Poutafontana
 3 
European Bee-eaters 
Verne
 ≥8 
Griffon Vultures 
Maschwanden / Dorf - Grischhei
 1 
Cattle Egret 
Oerlinger Ried
 2 
Black-winged Stilts 

Tuesday, July 27th, 2021

Boltigen [590/164]
 5 
Griffon Vultures 
Boltigen [592/164]
 ≥70 
Griffon Vultures 
Boltigen [593/164]
 50 
Griffon Vultures 
Boltigen [592/166]
 68 
Griffon Vultures 
Plaffeien [592/167]
 16 
Griffon Vultures 
Widdergalm
 ≥116 
Griffon Vultures 
Sighting considered by the Swiss Rarities Committee 1 
Cinereous Vulture 
S-chanf [794/166]
 ≥1 
Short-toed Snake-eagle 
Zuoz [796/163]
 2 
Short-toed Snake-eagles 
Zuoz [795/164]
 2 
Short-toed Snake-eagles 
Les Coeudres
 1 
Cattle Egret 
Oberkirch / Golfplatz Nord
 1 
Cattle Egret 
Cressier [570/210]
 1 
Cattle Egret 
Kaltbrunner Riet
Sighting considered by the Swiss Rarities Committee ≥1 
Zitting Cisticola 
Schänis / Flugfeld
 1 
Black Stork 
Villeneuve VD [563/138]
 6 
Griffon Vultures 
Alte Rhone
 × 
European Bee-eaters 
 
Burgereie
 ~40 
European Bee-eaters 
Col de Bretolet
 ≥7-9 
Griffon Vultures 
 1 
Short-toed Snake-eagle 
Crête du Dardeu
 8 
Griffon Vultures 
Vouvry [551/130]
 3 
Griffon Vultures 
 1 
Short-toed Snake-eagle 
Fällanden / Stritgfänn
 2 
Black Storks 
Oerlinger Ried
 2 
Black-winged Stilts 
 
Suelen
 2 
Black Storks 
Rhein
Sighting considered by the Swiss Rarities Committee 1 
Lesser White-fronted Goose 

Monday, July 26th, 2021

Boltigen [591/163]
 ~65 
Griffon Vultures 
Boltigen [594/164]
 ≥5 
Griffon Vultures 
Sighting considered by the Swiss Rarities Committee 1 
Cinereous Vulture 
 
Fanel
 2 
Squacco Herons 
 
Albeuve [567/150]
 1 
Griffon Vulture 
En Lys
 1 
Griffon Vulture 
Vieille Thielle
 5 
Cattle Egrets 
Halte de Denges-Echandens
 14 
European Bee-eaters 
Les Grangettes : La Mure
 16 
Cattle Egrets 
Col de Bretolet
 3 
Griffon Vultures 
Maschwander Allmend
 2 
Cattle Egrets 
 
Maschwander Allmend
 2 
Cattle Egrets 
 
Neeracherried Beweidungsfläche
 1 
Black Stork 
Neeracherried Flachteich
 1 
Black Stork 
Oerlinger Ried
 2 
Black-winged Stilts 
Schwerzenbach / Dorf
 2 
Black Storks 
 
Suelen
 2 
Black Storks 

Sunday, July 25th, 2021

Boltigen [590/163]
 ~15 
Griffon Vultures 
 
Boltigen [590/164]
 ≥30 
Griffon Vultures 
 
Boltigen [592/166]
 ~15 
Griffon Vultures 
Oberwil im Simmental [599/171]
 ~10 
Griffon Vultures 
Jaun [590/166]
 1 
Griffon Vulture 
Riggisalp
 ≥14 
Griffon Vultures 
Kaltbrunner Riet
Sighting considered by the Swiss Rarities Committee 2 
Zitting Cisticolas 
Weinfelden [725/270]
 2 
Black Storks 
Chablais de Cudrefin
 2 
Sandwich Terns 
Burgereie
 ~40 
European Bee-eaters 
Cornettes de Bise
 7 
Griffon Vultures 
Oerlinger Ried
 2 
Black-winged Stilts 
 

Saturday, July 24th, 2021

Boltigen [592/165]
 ≥30 
Griffon Vultures 
Boltigen [592/164]
 37 
Griffon Vultures 
Sighting considered by the Swiss Rarities Committee 1 
Cinereous Vulture 
 
Erlenbach im Simmental [608/170]
 4 
Griffon Vultures 
Kaltbrunner Riet
Sighting considered by the Swiss Rarities Committee 1 
Zitting Cisticola 
 
Laghetto di Gudo
 ≥5 
Cattle Egrets 
 
Locarno [704/114]
 ~4 
Pallid Swifts 
 
Bovernier [572/101]
 1 
Griffon Vulture 
Col de Bretolet
 ≥2 
Griffon Vultures 
Les Couronnes
 1 
Short-toed Snake-eagle 
Maschwander Allmend
 2 
Cattle Egrets 
Rüssspitz
 ≥1 
Cattle Egret 

Friday, July 23rd, 2021

Boltigen [590/164]
 46 
Griffon Vultures 
Sighting considered by the Swiss Rarities Committee 1 
Cinereous Vulture 
Boltigen [591/164]
 6 
Griffon Vultures 
Boltigen [592/166]
 ~20 
Griffon Vultures 
Boltigen [592/165]
 ≥61 
Griffon Vultures 
Boltigen [593/164]
 24 
Griffon Vultures 
Walop
Sighting considered by the Swiss Rarities Committee 1 
Cinereous Vulture 
 
Jaun [587/164]
 ~20-30 
Griffon Vultures 
 
Jaun [590/166]
 ≥15 
Griffon Vultures 
 
Plaffeien [591/165]
 ≥82 
Griffon Vultures 
Schafberg
 ~90 
Griffon Vultures 
Poschiavo [806/138]
 1 
Short-toed Snake-eagle 
 
Oberkirch / Golfplatz Nord
 1 
Cattle Egret 
Schüpfheim [643/199]
 1 
Black Stork 
Vieille Thielle
 2 
Cattle Egrets 
 
Kaltbrunner Riet
Sighting considered by the Swiss Rarities Committee ≥1 
Zitting Cisticola 
Ghirone [713/161]
 3 
Griffon Vultures 
Chaux d'Aï
 ~15 
Griffon Vultures 
Cudrefin [569/201]
 1 
Cattle Egret 
Lac d'Aï
 8 
Griffon Vultures 
Sighting considered by the Swiss Rarities Committee 1 
Cinereous Vulture 
Marais des Polonais
 1 
Cattle Egret 
Alte Rhone
 ~20 
European Bee-eaters 
Bellwald [655/145]
 1 
Red-billed Chough 
Col de Cou
 7 
Griffon Vultures 
 2 
Short-toed Snake-eagles 
Leukerbad [612/139]
 3 
Red-billed Choughs 
Rundeia
 ≥5 
European Bee-eaters 
Simplon [651/117]
Sighting considered by the Swiss Rarities Committee 1 
Cinereous Vulture 
 
Tête de Bossetan
 2 
Griffon Vultures 

Thursday, July 22nd, 2021

Boltigen [592/165]
 29 
Griffon Vultures 
 
Boltigen [592/164]
 2 
Griffon Vultures 
 
Boltigen [593/164]
 ~121 
Griffon Vultures 
Oberwil im Simmental [599/171]
 8 
Griffon Vultures 
Pont Sous-Terre
 1 
Caspian Tern 
S-chanf [794/166]
 1 
Short-toed Snake-eagle 
 
Kaltbrunner Riet
Sighting considered by the Swiss Rarities Committee 1 
Zitting Cisticola 
Locarno [704/114]
 2 
Pallid Swifts 
Cudrefin [569/201]
 1 
Cattle Egret 
Alte Rhone
 ~20-30 
European Bee-eaters 
Marais de Poutafontana
 ~4 
European Bee-eaters 
Petit Mont Bonvin
 2 
Red-billed Choughs 
Vogelture
 1 
Short-toed Snake-eagle 
Möggingen / Nord
 1 
Red-footed Falcon 

Wednesday, July 21st, 2021

Boltigen [590/164]
 32 
Griffon Vultures 
Boltigen [592/165]
 2 
Griffon Vultures 
Boltigen [591/162]
 3 
Griffon Vultures 
Erlenbach im Simmental [604/164]
 2 
Griffon Vultures 
Grandvillard [576/153]
 ~10 
Griffon Vultures 
Jaun [588/163]
 16 
Griffon Vultures 
Plaffeien [592/167]
 24 
Griffon Vultures 
Schafberg
 ~9-12 
Griffon Vultures 
 
Oberkirch / Golfplatz Nord
 1 
Cattle Egret 
Locarno [704/114]
 × 
Pallid Swifts 
Realp / Steinegg
 1 
Common Rosefinch 
Schattdorf [692/189]
Sighting considered by the Swiss Rarities Committee 1 
British Pied Wagtail 
Cudrefin [569/201]
 1 
Glossy Ibis 
Corne à Tournier
 15 
Griffon Vultures 
Pointe des Fornets
 1 
Griffon Vulture 
Feldi bei Altikon
 2 
Black Storks 
 

Tuesday, July 20th, 2021

Boltigen [592/164]
 1-72 
Griffon Vultures 
 
Boltigen [592/165]
 15 
Griffon Vultures 
Boltigen [590/164]
 21 
Griffon Vultures 
 
Boltigen [593/165]
 ≥68 
Griffon Vultures 
 
Fanel : Lagunes
 1 
Squacco Heron 
Sighting considered by the Swiss Rarities Committee 1 
Arctic Tern 
Walop
 ≥19 
Griffon Vultures 
Zweisimmen [600/157]
 11 
Griffon Vultures 
Charmey [587/165]
 2 
Griffon Vultures 
Jaun [588/164]
 14 
Griffon Vultures 
 
Les Morteys-Dessous
 6 
Griffon Vultures 
Lostallo [741/128]
 1 
Griffon Vulture 
Le Landeron [570/211]
 3 
Cattle Egrets 
Vieille Thielle N
 3 
Cattle Egrets 
Benken / Hinteres Benknerriet
Sighting considered by the Swiss Rarities Committee 1 
Zitting Cisticola 
Locarno [704/114]
 ~15 
Pallid Swifts 
 
Erstfeld [687/185]
 1 
Short-toed Snake-eagle 
Chemau de Mayen
 2 
Griffon Vultures 
Pomy [541/177]
 2 
Black Storks 
Oerlinger Ried
 2 
Black Storks 
 
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