Great Snipe, the Netherlands, Velp, 23 May 2015
Second twitchable Great Snipe this spring in the Netherlands and after bird in April 2015 second bird ever seen and heard in display (only confirmed breeding was in 1884). Bird often giving good views but at long distance. Still present on 24 May.
Siberian Stonechat, Poland, Vistula Mouth, 15-05-2015
2cy male trapped and ringed. 1st for Poland.
Kurdistan Wheatear, France, Puy de DÃ´me, Auvergne, 15 may 2015
Incredible first for Europe (?) discovered yesterday at an altitude of 1430 meters in the middle of France.
Pallid Swift (Apus pallidus), Romania, Ostrov, Dobrogea, 19.05.2015
White-crowned Wheatear (Oenanthe leucopyga), Poland, Winduga, Wloclawek, 14.05.2015
First record for Poland.
American Golden Plover, The Netherlands, Breebaartpolder, 16 April 2015
Pallas's Gull, Romania, Danube Delta, 16.05.2015
Adult in flight
Pallas's Gull, Romania, Danube Delta, 15.04.2015
Breeding colony of Pallas's Gulls at Danube Delta
White-crowned Black Wheatear, Poland, Wloclawek, Winduga, 16.05.15
First for Poland
White-crowned Black Wheatear, Poland, Wloclawek, 16.05.15
1-st for Poland. Still present since 05.05