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Credits to contributors

The following friends have kindly provided photos and bird spotting information to these pages, which are hereby gratefully acknowledged. Each piece of information and each photo are credited individually on the respective pages. Many thanks to all!

Contributed photos, audio and sighting information

D. Wilczynska
Contributions can be found on the pages describing the following bird species:
Grey Partridge, Common Pheasant, Mute Swan, Greylag Goose, Greater White-fronted Goose, Eurasian Wigeon, Common Goldeneye, Garganey, Northern Shoveler, Mallard, Black-necked Grebe, European Shag, Great White Pelican, Great Egret, Little Egret, Grey Heron, Black-crowned Night Heron, White Stork, Greater Flamingo, Common Buzzard, Rough-legged Buzzard, Western Marsh Harrier, Eurasian Sparrowhawk, Common Crane, Eurasian Curlew, Common Snipe, Common Sandpiper, Ruff, Ruddy Turnstone, Northern Lapwing, Pied Avocet, Black-winged Stilt, Yellow-legged Gull, Slender-billed Gull, Black-headed Gull, Black Tern, Rock Dove, Common Wood Pigeon, Eurasian Collared Dove, Common Cuckoo, Common Swift, European Bee-eater, Hoopoe, Great Spotted Woodpecker, Eurasian Blue Tit, European Crested Tit, Great Tit, Eurasian Penduline Tit, Goldcrest, Willow Warbler, European Robin, Common Redstart, Black Redstart, Whinchat, Spotted Flycatcher, European Pied Flycatcher, Common Whitethroat, Lesser Whitethroat, Barred Warbler, Bohemian Waxwing, Great Grey Shrike, Red-backed Shrike, Woodchat Shrike, Eurasian Golden Oriole, Eurasian Magpie, Eurasian Jay, Western Jackdaw, Hooded Crow, Rook, White Wagtail, Western Yellow Wagtail, Eurasian Skylark, Tree Pipit, House Sparrow, Eurasian Tree Sparrow, Spanish Sparrow, Trump Finch, European Serin, Eurasian Siskin, European Goldfinch, Common Chaffinch, European Greenfinch, Eurasian Bullfinch, Hawfinch, Common Linnet, Yellowhammer, Cirl Bunting, Common Reed Bunting, Corn Bunting, Barn Swallow, Common House Martin, Sedge Warbler, Marsh Warbler, Fieldfare, Mistle Thrush, Common Starling, Common Blackbird.

H. Dahlem-Senger
Contributions can be found on the pages describing the following bird species:
Common Pheasant, Greylag Goose, Canada Goose, Barnacle Goose, Common Shelduck, Mute Swan, Great Cormorant, Grey Heron, White Stork, Common Buzzard, Common Kestrel, Common Crane, Eurasian Coot, European Herring Gull, Yellow-legged Gull, Slender-billed Gull, Black-headed Gull, Common Wood Pigeon, European Crested Tit, Eurasian Wren, Eurasian Nuthatch, Eurasian Magpie, Common Raven, Carrion Crow, White Wagtail, House Sparrow, Common Linnet, Barn Swallow, Common Starling.

A. Sarok
Contributions can be found on the pages describing the following bird species:
Eurasian Sparrowhawk, Merlin, Penduline Tit, Black Redstart, Common Nightingale, Common Whitethroat, Lesser Whitethroat, Collared Flycatcher, Western Yellow Wagtail, Hawfinch, Eurasian Siskin, Yellowhammer, Common Reed Bunting, Bearded Reedling.

We are very grateful to S. Cuturilov for his support in identifying several bird species presented on these pages.
S. Cuturilov
Contributions can be found on the pages describing the following bird species:
Little Ringed Plover, European Turtle Dove, Barred Warbler, Woodchat Shrike, Black-headed Bunting, Ortolan Bunting.

K. Paunovic
Contributions can be found on the pages describing the following bird species:
Ferruginous Duck, Long-eared Owl, Common Chiffchaff, Western Yellow Wagtail.

I. Medenica
Contributions can be found on the pages describing the following bird species:
European Nightjar, Common Kingfisher, Woodchat Shrike.

Beata from Warsaw
Contributions can be found on the pages describing the following bird species:
Hoopoe, Red-backed Shrike, Sedge Warbler.

Agnieszka from Lodz
Contributions can be found on the pages describing the following bird species:
Hoopoe.

Fink family
Contributions can be found on the pages describing the following bird species:
Barn Swallow.

J. Mierzwinski
Contributions can be found on the pages describing the following bird species:
Marsh Warbler.

M. Dahlem
Sound recordings credited to "MD" are our own.

General information

Some of the information presented here is adapted from various books and field guides, in particular:

German names of species