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Marmora's Warbler, Netherlands, Julianadorp NH, 2021-04-21
New species for the Netherlands was found today.

Jan van der Laan

Amateur photographer

© Jan van der Laan
White-crowned Black Wheatear, Malta, Gozo, 15 April 2021

White-crowned Black Wheatear, a very rare bird in Malta, with only three records, the first of which dates back to 18 April 1872. Charles Wright identified it and published the record, stating it was a new bird for Europe. The other two published records were in April 1998, in March 2016. There is an unpublished record in April 2017. This bird is the fifth record for Malta.

© Natalino Fenech Malta
American Golden Plover, Canary Islands, Playa Honda, Lanzarote, 19-04-2021

Found by Antonio Portales on 16-04

Francisco Javier Garcia Vargas

Amateur photographer

© Francisco Javier Garcia Vargas
White-crowned Wheatear, Malta, Malta, 17th April 2021

Birding in Malta
An immature bird blown to our Islands from North Africa. Only the 3rd record for the Maltese Islands

Raymond Galea

Amateur photographer

© Raymond Galea
Iceland Gull, Spain, Ceuta, 23/02/2021

Birding The Strait
It was found some days earlier by local birders. It moves between the Spanish and the Moroccan border.

Javier Elorriaga/Birding The Strait

Amateur photographer
http://!/javi.elorriaga Ornithologist and bird guide in the Strait of Gibraltar.
© Javier Elorriaga/Birding The Strait Spain
Grus japonensis, Landes 40., Saint-Bathélemy, 26 fevrier 2021

Andreas Guyot
I think she fled the prison world of humans.


Amateur photographer

© andreas
spottet sandpiper, schleswig holstein, kitzeberg, 12.02.2021

discoverd yesterday.not shy(sometimes less than 1m)5th or 6th record for germany

Thomas Hansen

Amateur photographer
© Thomas Hansen germany
Baikal Teal, Sweden, Knivsta, 2021-01-30


Måns Grundsten

Amateur photographer

© Måns Grundsten Sweden
Tringa flavipes, France Landes, secrete, 16/1/21

Andreas Guyot
The owner of the field does not want to see people in his field.


Amateur photographer

© andreas
Brünnich's Murre, The Netherlands, Veerse Meer, Zeeland, 08-01-2021

The 11th record but only the 4th alive. Present since 3 january

Marcel Klootwijk

Amateur photographer

© Marcel Klootwijk
Pallid Harrier, Canary Islands, Haría, Lanzarote, 28/12/2020

Record shot

Francisco Javier Garcia Vargas

Amateur photographer

© Francisco Javier Garcia Vargas
Dusky warbler (Phylloscopus fuscatus), Italy, Calolziocorte (LC), 21.12.2020

Amazing views of this LBJ

Luca Giussani

Amateur photographer
See also my flickr profile and old videos at following links:
© Luca Giussani Italy
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