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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, Tufted Duck, Goosander, Common Pochard, Garganey, Northern Shoveler, Mallard, Black-necked Grebe, Great Cormorant, 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, Eurasian Coot, Common Crane, Eurasian Curlew, Black-tailed Godwit, Common Snipe, Common Sandpiper, Ruff, Ruddy Turnstone, Northern Lapwing, Pied Avocet, Black-winged Stilt, Yellow-legged Gull, Common Gull, Slender-billed Gull, Black-headed Gull, Black Tern, White-winged 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, Marsh Tit, Great Tit, Eurasian Penduline Tit, Goldcrest, Willow Warbler, Wood 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, Meadow 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, Sand Martin, Sedge Warbler, Marsh Warbler, Fieldfare, Mistle Thrush, Common Starling, Common Blackbird.

S. Cuturilov
We are very grateful to S. Cuturilov for his support in identifying several bird species presented on these pages.
Contributions can be found on the pages describing the following bird species:
Squacco Heron, Greater Flamingo, Common Snipe, Wood Sandpiper, Black-winged Stilt, Little Ringed Plover, Mediterranean Gull, Whiskered Tern, European Turtle Dove, Common Kingfisher, European Bee-eater, Black Woodpecker, European Green Woodpecker, Middle Spotted Woodpecker, Coal Tit, Marsh Tit, Penduline Tit, Long-tailed Tit, Dunnock, Eurasian Wren, European Robin, Whinchat, Barred Warbler, Woodchat Shrike, Red-backed Shrike, Alpine Chough, White Wagtail, Common Crossbill, Common Rosefinch, European Goldfinch, Yellowhammer, Black-headed Bunting, Ortolan Bunting, Cirl Bunting, Rock Bunting, Bearded Reedling, Barn Swallow, Red-rumped Swallow, Crested Lark, Sedge Warbler, Great Reed Warbler.

H. Dahlem-Senger
Contributions can be found on the pages describing the following bird species:
Common Pheasant, Greylag Goose, Canada Goose, Barnacle Goose, Mallard, Common Shelduck, Mute Swan, Great Cormorant, Grey Heron, White Stork, Black Kite, Common Buzzard, Common Kestrel, Common Crane, Common Moorhen, 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, European Serin, Barn Swallow, Common House Martin, Fieldfare, Common Starling.

M. Eaton
Contributions can be found on the pages describing the following bird species:
Great Cormorant, Glossy Ibis, Cattle Egret, Little Bittern, Sanderling, Common Greenshank, Black-tailed Godwit, Eurasian Stone-curlew, Common Ringed Plover, Spur-winged Lapwing, Black-winged Stilt, Black-headed Gull, Gull-billed Tern, Black Tern, White-winged Black Tern, Isabelline Wheatear, Sardinian Warbler, Meadow Pipit, Common Blackbird.

M. Thomas
Contributions can be found on the pages describing the following bird species:
Eurasian Sparrowhawk, Sanderling, Common Wood Pigeon, Great Spotted Woodpecker, European Green Woodpecker, Great Tit, Dunnock, European Robin, Eurasian Nuthatch, Carrion Crow, Hawfinch, Eurasian Bullfinch, Common Chaffinch, European Greenfinch, 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.

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. Senger
Contributions can be found on the pages describing the following bird species:
House Sparrow.

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