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Yellow billed Stork, Israel, Bet Shean Valley, 9.7.17


Faund by Ofir Lotan.

© Tuvia Kahn
Elegant Tern (Thalasseus elegans), France, Les Hemmes d'Oye, July 6, 2017.

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Bird C 'sterna 2' and has been caught in the Sandwich Tern colony of Banc d'Arguin (Gironde, France) on 3 July 2003. Back to France after visiting several spots in UK

Vincent Legrand

Amateur photographer
http://www.vincentlegrand.com
mapeugeot306@yahoo.fr
© Vincent Legrand Belgium
American White-winged Scoter, Iceland, Iceland, June 2017


Not too far from Keflavik airport

Glyn Sellors

Amateur photographer

© Glyn Sellors
American White-winged Scoter, Iceland, Near Keflavik, 11th June 2017

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Tony Davison

Amateur photographer
http://www.simplybirdsandmoths.co.uk
© Tony Davison England
White-winged Scoter ssp deglandi, Sweden, Svenska Högarna, 2017-06-06

iGoTerra.com
This male was first found at Röder in Stockholm archipelago on May 13. The day after it was relocated at Svenska Högarna (16 km south) and has been present there until at least Jun 11. First record for Sweden of this taxon.

Bjorn Anderson - iGoTerra.com

Amateur photographer
http://www.igoterra.com
© Bjorn Anderson - iGoTerra.com
Great Grey Owl, Belarus, Sporovo, 29-05-2017

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Always imorpant to keep an eye on the female when chicks are ground base present near the breeding site! These birds don't hesitate to attack!

Jan Kelchtermans

Amateur photographer

© Jan Kelchtermans
Great Grey Owl, Belarus, Sporovo, 29-05-2017

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Most probably the only Belgians this chick will ever see!

Jan Kelchtermans

Amateur photographer

© Jan Kelchtermans
Azure Tit, Belarus, Turov, 31-05-2017

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Thanks to our guide, we located the only pair in a rural village.

Jan Kelchtermans

Amateur photographer

© Jan Kelchtermans
Terek Sandpiper, Belarus, Prypiat , 1-06-2017

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Great to notice this species being the most common wader during a 3 hour cruise on the Prypiat river!

Jan Kelchtermans

Amateur photographer

© Jan Kelchtermans
Black Heron, Italy, Porto Cesareo (LE), 02/06/2017

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First for Italy (if accepted) More here: http://www.pbase.com/lep

Casali Paolo

Amateur photographer

© Casali Paolo
Pink-backed pelican, Israel, Yeruham lake, 30/05/2017


the 10 for Israel, Found by Tuvia Kahn & Eran Banker

Rony Livne

Amateur photographer

© Rony Livne
Great Spotted Cuckoo, Romania, Gura Dobrogei, 18/05/17


This constitutes the 1st record for Romania.

Edward Bonavia

Amateur photographer

© Edward Bonavia
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