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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.

Enno B Ebels

Amateur photographer

© Enno B Ebels
Great Snipe

"Gibraltar Buzzard", Tarifa, La Janda, 21/05/2015

Presumed intergrade Buteo rufinus cirtensis / Buteo buteo sp

Javier Elorriaga/Birding The Strait

Amateur photographer
Ornithologist and bird guide in the Strait of Gibraltar. www.birdingthestrait.com
© Javier Elorriaga/Birding The Strait
"Gibraltar Buzzard"

Siberian Stonechat, Poland, Vistula Mouth, 15-05-2015

2cy male trapped and ringed. 1st for Poland.

Marcin Faber

Amateur photographer

© Marcin Faber
Siberian Stonechat

Kurdistan Wheatear, France, Puy de Dôme, Auvergne, 15 may 2015

Incredible first for Europe (?) discovered yesterday at an altitude of 1430 meters in the middle of France.

Antoine Joris

Amateur photographer

© Antoine Joris
Kurdistan Wheatear

Pallid Swift (Apus pallidus), Romania, Ostrov, Dobrogea, 19.05.2015


Szilard J. Daroczi

Amateur photographer

© Szilard J. Daroczi
Pallid Swift (Apus pallidus)

White-crowned Wheatear (Oenanthe leucopyga), Poland, Winduga, Wloclawek, 14.05.2015

First record for Poland.

Zbigniew Kajzer

Amateur photographer
© Zbigniew Kajzer
White-crowned Wheatear (Oenanthe leucopyga)

American Golden Plover, The Netherlands, Breebaartpolder, 16 April 2015

Dusan M Brinkhuizen

Amateur photographer
© Dusan M Brinkhuizen
American Golden Plover

Apus afinis, France, Noirmoutier, Vendée, 14/05/2015


Yann Brilland

Amateur photographer
© Yann Brilland
Apus afinis

Pallas's Gull, Romania, Danube Delta, 16.05.2015

Adult in flight

Nigel Jones

Amateur photographer

© Nigel Jones
Pallas's Gull

Pallas's Gull, Romania, Danube Delta, 15.04.2015

Breeding colony of Pallas's Gulls at Danube Delta

Nigel Jones

Amateur photographer

© Nigel Jones
Pallas's Gull

White-crowned Black Wheatear, Poland, Wloclawek, Winduga, 16.05.15

First for Poland

Artur Bujanowicz

Amateur photographer

© Artur Bujanowicz
White-crowned Black Wheatear

White-crowned Black Wheatear, Poland, Wloclawek, 16.05.15

1-st for Poland. Still present since 05.05

Artur Bujanowicz

Amateur photographer

© Artur Bujanowicz
White-crowned Black Wheatear

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