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Bern, Thursday, May 26th, 2022
Waning Crescent (25 days)
Moonrise at 4h04 and moonset at 17h05
 Sun : sunrise at 05h43 and sunset at 21h11
 Day : dawn at 05h05 and dusk at 21h49
Last sightings added 2 hours ago.
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Wednesday, May 25th, 2022

Fanel
 2 
Squacco Herons 
Fanel
 1 
Squacco Heron 
Gwatt Campingplatz-Seeallmend
Sighting considered by the Swiss Rarities Committee 1 
Red Phalarope 
 
Hagneckdelta
 1 
European Herring Gull 
Jenins [764/209]
 1 
Griffon Vulture 
Wauwilermoos / Schutzgebiet
 1 
Common Crane 
îles de Vaumarcus
 1 
Whiskered Tern 
La Ramée
 2 
Whiskered Terns 
Kaltbrunner Riet
 1 
European Bee-eater 
Alpe Davrosio
 1-2 
Montagu's Harriers 
 
 1 
Red-footed Falcon 
 
 ≥6 
European Bee-eaters 
Les Grangettes : Noville
Sighting considered by the Swiss Rarities Committee 1 
British Yellow / Yellow-headed Wagtail 
Longes Rayes
Sighting considered by the Swiss Rarities Committee 1 
British Yellow / Yellow-headed Wagtail 
 
Villeneuve VD [562/136]
 22 
Griffon Vultures 
Villeneuve VD [563/138]
 ~5-6 
Griffon Vultures 
 
Alte Rhone
 ≥10 
European Bee-eaters 
Chastler
 1 
Cinereous Vulture 
 
Feschel [618/131]
 1 
Cinereous Vulture 
Lac de Tseuzier
 1 
Cinereous Vulture 
Leuk Stadt
 1 
Cinereous Vulture 
Platten
 1 
Cinereous Vulture 
Rotafen (inkl. Hohe Brücke)
 1 
Cinereous Vulture 
Vouvry [552/133]
 ≥2 
Griffon Vultures 
Neeracherried Flachteich
 1 
Eurasian Spoonbill 
Neeracherried
 1 
Eurasian Spoonbill 
 
Neeracher Ried (gesamt)
 1 
Eurasian Spoonbill 
 

Tuesday, May 24th, 2022

Fanel
 2 
Squacco Herons 
Fanel
 1 
Whiskered Tern 
Fanel : Lagunes
 3 
Squacco Herons 
Gwatt Campingplatz-Seeallmend
Sighting considered by the Swiss Rarities Committee 1 
Red Phalarope 
 
Hagneckdelta
 1 
European Herring Gull 
Ins [572/203]
 1 
Montagu's Harrier 
 
NSG Häftli (Kernzone)
 1 
Grey Plover 
Bever [788/158]
 1 
Red-rumped Swallow 
Filisur / Visura
 ≥4 
European Bee-eaters 
Seewis im Prättigau [767/206]
 10 
European Bee-eaters 
Hurden - Kiesinsel - Seedamm
 1 
Whiskered Tern 
Hospental / Neugaden
 1 
Common Rosefinch 
Embouchure du Grand Canal
 1 
Grey Plover 
Fond de la Baie d'Yvonand
Sighting considered by the Swiss Rarities Committee 2 
Great Northern Loons 
 
La Praille
 1 
Squacco Heron 
Longes Rayes
 1 
Squacco Heron 
Sighting considered by the Swiss Rarities Committee 1 
British Yellow / Yellow-headed Wagtail 
Préverenges
 1 
Cattle Egret 
Alte Rhone
 ~6 
European Bee-eaters 
Blatten [629/142]
 1 
Red-billed Chough 
Guttet [618/133]
 1 
Red-billed Chough 
Chatzenseen (inkl. Büsisee)
 1 
Eurasian Spoonbill 
Pfäffikersee / Strandbad
 1 
Eurasian Spoonbill 

Monday, May 23rd, 2022

Fanel
Sighting considered by the Swiss Rarities Committee 1 
Arctic Tern 
 1 
Whiskered Tern 
Fanel: îles
 1 
Eurasian Spoonbill 
Gwatt Campingplatz-Seeallmend
Sighting considered by the Swiss Rarities Committee 1 
Red Phalarope 
 
Sempach / Festhalle
 2 
Whiskered Terns 
Pilatus
 1 
Griffon Vulture 
Tomlishorn
 1 
Griffon Vulture 
Bolla Rossa
 ≥1 
Whiskered Tern 
Locarno [704/114]
 × 
Pallid Swifts 
 
Canal de la Broye
 1 
Eurasian Spoonbill 
 
 1 
Whiskered Tern 
 
Chablais de Cudrefin
 1 
Whiskered Tern 
Ile de Préverenges
 1 
Little Tern 
 
La Palette
 1 
Griffon Vulture 
Alte Rhone
 ≥10 
European Bee-eaters 
GCL_Teich4
 ≥3 
European Bee-eaters 
Port-Valais [554/133]
 1 
Griffon Vulture 
Port-Valais [555/133]
 1 
Cinereous Vulture 
Riedheim / Lebern
 1 
Red-footed Falcon 

Sunday, May 22nd, 2022

Stille Reuss
 1 
Cattle Egret 
Stille Reuss
 1 
Cattle Egret 
Burgdorf [613/212]
 1 
Black Stork 
Fanel
 ≥1 
Squacco Heron 
 5 
Cattle Egrets 
Sighting considered by the Swiss Rarities Committee 1 
Arctic Tern 
 
Fanel : Lagunes
 1 
Squacco Heron 
 
Gwatt Campingplatz-Seeallmend
Sighting considered by the Swiss Rarities Committee 1 
Red Phalarope 
 
Niederwichtrach [610/188]
 1 
Black Stork 
Reichenbach im Kandertal [622/159]
 1 
Griffon Vulture 
Schwarzhäusern / Rufshausen [625/233]
 7 
European Bee-eaters 
Granges-Paccot [578/186]
 1 
Pied Avocet 
Semsales [562/155]
 1 
Short-toed Snake-eagle 
Sent / Dorf
 1 
European Bee-eater 
Bolla Rossa
 ≥1-6 
Whiskered Terns 
 
Cavergno [684/138]
 ≥2 
Collared Flycatchers 
 
Cottens [524/158]
 1 
Short-toed Snake-eagle 
Embouchure du Grand Canal
 2 
Eurasian Oystercatchers 
Gravière de Colliare
 2 
European Bee-eaters 
La Tornette
 2 
Griffon Vultures 
 2 
Red-billed Choughs 
 
Yverdon-les-Bains [539/182]
Sighting considered by the Swiss Rarities Committee 1 
Arctic Tern 
 
Alte Rhone
 ~8-12 
European Bee-eaters 
Bräntschu
 1 
Griffon Vulture 
Bratsch [621/131]
 1 
Griffon Vulture 
Bratsch [620/133]
 1 
Griffon Vulture 
Erschmatt
 1 
Griffon Vulture 
Gampel [623/132]
 1 
Griffon Vulture 
GCL_Teich4
 4 
European Bee-eaters 
Guttet [618/133]
 1 
Griffon Vulture 
Jeizinen
 1 
Griffon Vulture 
Leukerfeld NE
 6 
European Bee-eaters 
Oerlinger Ried
 1 
Red-footed Falcon 
Pfäffikon / Holzweid
 5 
Whiskered Terns 
 
Pfäffikon / Dorf - Strandbad
 ≥2 
Whiskered Terns 
 
Rheindelta / Rheinkanal Km 90.0
 1 
Eurasian Spoonbill 
 

Saturday, May 21st, 2022

Klingnauer Stausee
 ≥5-9 
Whiskered Terns 
 
Klingnauer Stausee - Kleindöttingen
 4 
Whiskered Terns 
 
Leuggern / Klingnauer Stausee - Steinächer
 8 
Whiskered Terns 
Möhlin [631/267]
 1 
Griffon Vulture 
Birkenhof
 4-5 
Cattle Egrets 
Boltigen [594/164]
 3 
Griffon Vultures 
Boltigen [597/161]
 1 
Short-toed Snake-eagle 
Fanel
 5 
Cattle Egrets 
Fanel
Sighting considered by the Swiss Rarities Committee 1 
Arctic Tern 
Fanel : Lagunes
 1 
Squacco Heron 
Gwatt Campingplatz-Seeallmend
 1 
Cattle Egret 
 
Sighting considered by the Swiss Rarities Committee 1 
Red Phalarope 
 
Hagneckdelta
 1 
European Herring Gull 
 2 
European Bee-eaters 
 
Innertkirchen [663/175]
Sighting considered by the Swiss Rarities Committee 1 
Lesser Kestrel 
Kallnach [580/205]
 ≥1 
European Bee-eater 
Läufelfingen [632/250]
 1 
Griffon Vulture 
Granges-Paccot [578/186]
 1 
Pied Avocet 
 
Plaffeien [591/167]
 2 
Griffon Vultures 
Retenue du barrage de Verbois
 1 
Squacco Heron 
Medel (Lucmagn) [709/161]
Sighting considered by the Swiss Rarities Committee 1 
Black-eared Wheatear 
Coeuve [575/256]
 6 
European Bee-eaters 
Damphreux [575/257]
 ~11-12 
Griffon Vultures 
Auvernier [557/202]
 1 
Squacco Heron 
 
Corcelles
 1 
Griffon Vulture 
 
Jona / Stampf
 3 
Cattle Egrets 
 
Hallauerberg
 5 
European Bee-eaters 
 
Bolla Rossa
 1 
Eurasian Spoonbill 
 
Gordola [710/115]
 ≥2 
European Bee-eaters 
Locarno [704/114]
 × 
Pallid Swifts 
Andermatt / Rüssen
 2 
Common Rosefinches 
Hospental / Neugaden
 1 
Common Rosefinch 
 
Embouchure du Mujon
 1 
Common Gull-billed Tern 
 
Gravière de Colliare
 3 
European Bee-eaters 
Haut Crêt
 3 
Griffon Vultures 
Les Grangettes [558/138]
 1 
Eurasian Oystercatcher 
Les Séleyres
 2 
Griffon Vultures 
Alte Rhone
 ~4-10 
European Bee-eaters 
 
Conthey [587/122]
 1 
Montagu's Harrier 
 
Erschmatt [619/135]
 ≥20 
Red-billed Choughs 
Radet
 ≥8 
European Bee-eaters 
Salvan [561/107]
 1 
Red-billed Chough 
Vouvry [552/131]
 1 
Griffon Vulture 
Oberer Chatzensee
 1 
Short-toed Snake-eagle 
Regensdorf / Altburg
 1 
Short-toed Snake-eagle 
 
Rheindelta / Rheindamm links Km 91.0
 1 
Eurasian Spoonbill 
 
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