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    4th NTT World Bird Count 1998:

    Excursion to the region "Lower Havel"
    Seven members of our society and tree guests took part in this field trip (09th to 11th Oct 98). We visited some places of interest in the region "Lower Havel" the most important place for Geese and Cranes in Germany. Dr. Edwin Donath was a wonderful guide and he has a marvellous Homepage about "Lower Havel", too.

    62 bird species could be observed as follows:
    Mute Swan (Cygnus olor), Whooper Swan (Cygnus cygnus), Bean Goose (Anser fabalis), Greater White-fronted Goose (Anser albifrons), Greylag Goose (Anser anser), Common Shelduck (Tadorna tadorna), Eurasian Wigeon (Anas penelope), Mallard (Anas platyrhynchos), Common Pochard (Aythya ferina), Tufted Duck (Aythya fuligula), Common Goldeneye (Bucephala clangula), Common Kingfisher (Alcedo atthis), Common Wood-Pigeon (Columba palumbus), Eurasian Collared-Dove (Streptopelia decaocto), Great Bustard (Otis tarda), Common Crane (Grus grus), Common Coot (Fulica atra), Eurasian Curlew (Numenius arquata), Little Stint (Calidris minuta), Northern Lapwing (Vanellus vanellus), Herring Gull (Larus argentatus), Common Black-headed Gull (Larus ridibundus), Little Gull (Larus minutus), Red Kite (Milvus milvus), White-tailed Eagle (Haliaeetus albicilla), Northern Goshawk (Accipiter gentilis), Common Buzzard (Buteo buteo), Rough-legged Hawk (Buteo lagopus), Common Kestrel (Falco tinnunculus), Great Crested Grebe (Podiceps cristatus), Great Cormorant (Phalacrocorax carbo), Grey Heron (Ardea cinerea), Northern Shrike (Lanius excubitor), Eurasian Jay (Garrulus glandarius), Black-billed Magpie (Pica pica), Rook (Corvus frugilegus), Carrion Crow (Corvus corone), Common Raven (Corvus corax), Eurasian Blackbird (Turdus merula), European Robin (Erithacus rubecula), Black Redstart (Phoenicurus ochruros), Common Starling (Sturnus vulgaris), Winter Wren (Troglodytes troglodytes), Willow Tit (Parus montanus), Coal Tit (Parus ater), Crested Tit (Parus cristatus), Great Tit (Parus major), Blue Tit (Parus caeruleus), Barn Swallow (Hirundo rustica), Goldcrest (Regulus regulus), Common Chiffchaff (Phylloscopus collybita), Eurasian Skylark (Alauda arvensis), House Sparrow (Passer domesticus), Eurasian Tree Sparrow (Passer montanus), White Wagtail (Motacilla alba), Meadow Pipit (Anthus pratensis), Chaffinch (Fringilla coelebs), European Greenfinch (Carduelis chloris), European Goldfinch (Carduelis carduelis), Eurasian Linnet (Carduelis cannabina), Yellowhammer (Emberiza citrinella), Reed Bunting (Emberiza schoeniclus)

    Final results of the 4th NTT World Bird Count:

    1998
    Number of bird species reported 5,744
    Number of countries/regions from which birdwatching lists were reported 94
    Number of participants 112,161

    Final results of the 5th NTT World Bird Count:

    1999
    Number of bird species reported 5,660
    Number of countries/regions from which birdwatching lists were reported 99
    Number of participants 192,482

    Final results of the 6th NTT World Bird Count:

    2000
    Number of bird species reported 5,273
    Number of countries/regions from which birdwatching lists were reported 86
    Number of participants 142,047

    Final results of the 7th NTT World Bird Count:

    2001
    Number of bird species reported 6,403
    Number of countries/regions from which birdwatching lists were reported 73
    Number of participants 102,989

    Here you can get more information about the 7th World Bird Count 2001.