Birds around Basel - Die Vögel aus Basel und Umgebung

215 species, 662 images, updated Thu, May 25, 2017, see also my birding videos and other birding projects.
Well, I am taking "around Basel" not so literally here, and although most of the pictures have been indeed taken in the Basel area, I included also some interesting species that I observed a little bit farther.

Höckerschwan6 images
Mute Swanvideo
Cygnus olor
Singschwan3 images
Whooper Swanvideo
Cygnus cygnus
Schwarzschwan3 images
Black Swanvideo
Cygnus atratus
Bläsgans3 images
Greater White-fronted Goose
Anser albifrons
Graugans4 images
Greylag Goosevideo
Anser anser
Kanadagans3 images
Canada Goose
Branta canadensis
Weisswangengans3 images
Barnacle Goosevideo
Branta leucopsis
Zwergkanadagans3 images
Cackling goose
Branta hutchinsii
Rostgans6 images
Ruddy Shelduckvideo
Tadorna ferruginea
Graukopfkasarka2 images
South African Shelduck
Tadorna cana
Brandgans3 images
Common Shelduckvideo
Tadorna tadorna
Nilgans3 images
Egyptian Goosevideo
Alopochen aegyptiaca
Streifengans3 images
Bar-headed Goose
Anser indicus
Mähnengans4 images
Australian wood duckvideo
Chenonetta jubata
Moschusente2 images
Domestic Muscovy Duck
Cairina moschata f. domestica
Mandarinente5 images
Mandarin Duck
Aix galericulata
Brautente2 images
Wood Duck
Aix sponsa
Chilepfeifente3 images
Chiloe' wigeon
Anas sibilatrix
Sichelente3 images
Falcated Duckvideo
Anas falcata
Gluckente2 images
Baikal teal
Anas formosa
Rotschulterente2 images
Ringed tealvideo
Callonetta leucophrys
Bahamaente3 images
White-cheeked pintail
Anas bahamensis
Pfeifente3 images
Eurasian Wigeon
Anas penelope
Schnatterente4 images
Gadwall
Anas strepera
Krickente3 images
Eurasian Teal
Anas crecca
Stockente3 images
Mallardvideo
Anas platyrhynchos
Spiessente3 images
Northern Pintail
Anas acuta
Knäkente2 images
Garganey
Anas querquedula
Löffelente4 images
Northern Shoveler
Anas clypeata
Kolbenente4 images
Red-crested Pochardvideo
Netta rufina
Tafelente3 images
Common Pochard
Aythya ferina
Ringschnabelente3 images
Ring-necked Duckvideo
Aythya collaris
Moorente2 images
Ferruginous Duck
Aythya nyroca
Reiherente3 images
Tufted Duckvideo
Aythya fuligula
Eiderente5 images
Common Eidervideo
Somateria mollissima
Eisente3 images
Long-tailed Duck
Clangula hyemalis
Samtente2 images
Velvet Scoter
Melanitta fusca
Schellente2 images
Common Goldeneye
Bucephala clangula
Gänsesäger6 images
Common Merganservideo
Mergus merganser
Mittelsäger2 images
Red-breasted Merganser
Mergus serrator
Zwergsäger2 images
Smew
Mergellus albellus
Prachttaucher3 images
Black-throated Loon
Gavia arctica
Sterntaucher2 images
Red-throated Loon
Gavia stellata
Zwergtaucher2 images
Little Grebevideo
Tachybaptus ruficollis
Haubentaucher7 images
Great Crested Grebevideo
Podiceps cristatus
Rothalstaucher2 images
Red-necked Grebe
Podiceps grisegena
Schwarzhalstaucher2 images
Black-necked Grebe
Podiceps nigricollis
Ohrentaucher2 images
Horned Grebevideo
Podiceps auritus
Kormoran7 images
Great Cormorant
Phalacrocorax carbo
Zwergscharbe2 images
Pygmy Cormorant
Phalacrocorax pygmeus
Rohrdommel3 images
Eurasian Bittern
Botaurus stellaris
Zwergdommel3 images
Little Bitternvideo
Ixobrychus minutus
Nachtreiher4 images
Black-crowned Night Heronvideo
Nycticorax nycticorax
Seidenreiher5 images
Little Egretvideo
Egretta garzetta
Silberreiher6 images
Great Egretvideo
Egretta alba
Graureiher7 images
Grey Heron
Ardea cinerea
Weissstorch7 images
White Storkvideo
Ciconia ciconia
Sichler3 images
Glossy Ibisvideo
Plegadis falcinellus
Heiliger Ibis3 images
Sacred Ibisvideo
Threskiornis aethiopicus
Rötelpelikan3 images
Pink-backed Pelicanvideo
Pelecanus rufescens
Wasserralle3 images
Water Railvideo
Rallus aquaticus
Kleines Sumpfhuhn3 images
Little Crake
Porzana parva
Teichhuhn3 images
Common Moorhenvideo
Gallinula chloropus
Blässhuhn4 images
Eurasian Cootvideo
Fulica atra
Kranich4 images
Common Cranevideo
Grus grus
Austernfischer4 images
Eurasian Oystercatcher
Haematopus ostralegus
Stelzenläufer4 images
Black-winged Stiltvideo
Himantopus himantopus
Säbelschnäbler3 images
Pied Avocet
Recurvirostra avosetta
Triel2 images
Eurasian Stone-curlew
Burhinus oedicnemus
Flussregenpfeifer4 images
Little Ringed Plover
Charadrius dubius
Goldregenpfeifer1 image
European Golden Plovervideo
Pluvialis apricaria
Kiebitz3 images
Northern Lapwingvideo
Vanellus vanellus
Sichelstrandläufer2 images
Curlew Sandpipervideo
Calidris ferruginea
Kampfläufer4 images
Ruffvideo
Philomachus pugnax
Zwergstrandläufer2 images
Little Stint
Calidris minuta
Bekassine2 images
Common Snipe
Gallinago gallinago
Uferschnepfe2 images
Black-tailed Godwit
Limosa limosa
Pfuhlschnepfe2 images
Bar-tailed Godwitvideo
Limosa lapponica:wq
Grosser Brachvogel5 images
Eurasian Curlewvideo
Numenius arquata
Rotschenkel2 images
Common Redshank
Tringa totanus
Grünschenkel2 images
Common Greenshankvideo
Tringa nebularia
Bruchwasserläufer3 images
Wood Sandpiper
Tringa glareola
Waldwasserläufer3 images
Green Sandpipervideo
Tringa ochropus
Dunkler Wasserläufer3 images
Spotted Redshankvideo
Tringa erythropus
Flussuferläufer6 images
Common Sandpipervideo
Actitis hypoleucos
Alpenstrandläufer3 images
Dunlinvideo
Calidris alpina
Schwarzkopfmöwe1 image
Mediterranean Gull
Larus melanocephalus
Lachmöwe3 images
Common Black-headed Gullvideo
Larus ridibundus
Zwergmöwe2 images
Little Gull
Hydrocoloeus minutus
Sturmmöwe2 images
Common Gull
Larus canus
Mittelmeermöwe4 images
Yellow-legged Gull
Larus michahellis
Steppenmöwe2 images
Caspian Gull
Larus cachinnans
Heringsmöwe3 images
Lesser Black-backed Gull
Larus fuscus
Mantelmöwe1 image
Great Black-backed Gull
Larus marinus
Flussseeschwalbe2 images
Common Tern
Sterna hirundo
Trauerseeschwalbe2 images
Black Tern
Chlidonias niger
Lachseeschwalbe1 image
Gull-billed Ternvideo
Gelochelidon nilotica
Raubseeschwalbe2 images
Caspian Tern
Hydroprogne caspia
Schwarzmilan3 images
Black Kitevideo
Milvus migrans
Rotmilan5 images
Red Kitevideo
Milvus milvus
Sperber1 image
Eurasian Sparrowhawk
Accipiter nisus
Mäusebussard6 images
Common Buzzardvideo
Buteo buteo
Wespenbussard1 image
European Honey Buzzard
Vc^ela'r lesny'
Turmfalke5 images
Common Kestrelvideo
Falco tinnunculus
Wanderfalke2 images
Peregrine Falcon
Falco peregrinus
Baumfalke2 images
Eurasian Hobby
Falco subbuteo
Waldkauz2 images
Tawny Owl
Strix aluco
Fasan2 images
Common Pheasant
Phasianus colchicus
Auerhuhn3 images
Western Capercaillievideo
Tetrao urogallus
Strassentaube2 images
Feral Pigeonvideo
Columba livia domestica
Hohltaube2 images
Stock Dove
Columba oenas
Ringeltaube3 images
Common Wood Pigeon
Columba palumbus
Türkentaube4 images
Eurasian Collared Dovevideo
Streptopelia decaocto
Turteltaube3 images
European Turtle Dove
Streptopelia turtur
Palmtaube3 images
Laughing dovevideo
Streptopelia senegalensis
Kuckuck3 images
Common Cuckoo
Cuculus canorus
Mauersegler2 images
Common Swift
Apus apus
Eisvogel5 images
Common Kingfisher
Alcedo atthis
Bienenfresser4 images
European Bee-eatervideo
Merops apiaster
Wiedehopf3 images
Eurasian Hoopoevideo
Upupa epops
Grünspecht6 images
European Green Woodpeckervideo
Picus viridis
Grauspecht1 image
Grey-headed Woodpecker
Picus canus
Buntspecht5 images
Great Spotted Woodpeckervideo
Dendrocopos major
Mittelspecht2 images
Middle Spotted Woodpecker
Dendrocopos medius
Schwarzspecht2 images
Black Woodpecker
Dryocopus martius
Wendehals2 images
Eurasian Wryneck
Jynx torquilla
Feldlerche3 images
Eurasian Skylarkvideo
Alauda arvensis
Haubenlerche2 images
Crested Lark
Galerida cristata
Felsenschwalbe2 images
Eurasian Crag Martinvideo
Ptyonoprogne rupestris
Uferschwalbe2 images
Sand Martin
Riparia riparia
Rauchschwalbe3 images
Barn Swallowvideo
Hirundo rustica
Mehlschwalbe5 images
Common House Martin
Delichon urbicum
Baumpieper3 images
Tree Pipit
Anthus trivialis
Wiesenpieper3 images
Meadow Pipit
Anthus pratensis
Bergpieper2 images
Water Pipit
Anthus spinoletta
Schafstelze3 images
Western Yellow Wagtail
Motacilla flava
Bergstelze3 images
Grey Wagtailvideo
Motacilla cinerea
Bachstelze7 images
White Wagtailvideo
Motacilla alba
Seidenschwanz3 images
Bohemian Waxwingvideo
Bombycilla garrulus
Wasseramsel4 images
White-throated Dippervideo
Cinclus cinclus
Zaunkönig3 images
Winter Wrenvideo
Troglodytes troglodytes
Heckenbraunelle2 images
Dunnock
Prunella modularis
Rotkehlchen4 images
European Robin
Erithacus rubecula
Nachtigall2 images
Common Nightingale
Luscinia megarhynchos
Hausrotschwanz5 images
Black Redstartvideo
Phoenicurus ochruros
Gartenrotschwanz3 images
Common Redstartvideo
Phoenicurus phoenicurus
Braunkehlchen2 images
Whinchat
Saxicola rubetra
Schwarzkehlchen2 images
Eurasian Stonechatvideo
Saxicola torquatus
Steinschmätzer3 images
Northern Wheatear
Oenanthe oenanthe
Felsensteinschmätzer2 images
Finsch's wheatear
Oenanthe finschii
Amsel5 images
Common Blackbirdvideo
Turdus merula
Wacholderdrossel4 images
Fieldfare
Turdus pilaris
Singdrossel2 images
Song Thrush
Turdus philomelos
Rotdrossel1 image
Redwing
Turdus iliacus
Misteldrossel2 images
Mistle Thrush
Turdus viscivorus
Rohrschwirl2 images
Savi's Warbler
Locustella luscinioides
Teichrohrsänger4 images
Eurasian Reed Warblervideo
Acrocephalus scirpaceus
Orpheusspötter3 images
Melodious Warblervideo
Hippolais polyglotta
Blassspötter2 images
Eastern olivaceous warbler
Hippolais pallida
Mönchsgrasmücke5 images
Eurasian Blackcapvideo
Sylvia atricapilla
Klappergrasmücke3 images
Lesser Whitethroatvideo
Sylvia curruca
Dorngrasmücke3 images
Common Whitethroat
Sylvia communis
Samtkopfgrasmücke1 image
Sardinian Warbler
Sylvia melanocephala
Berglaubsänger2 images
Western Bonelli's Warbler
Phylloscopus bonelli
Zilpzalp3 images
Common Chiffchaffvideo
Phylloscopus collybita
Fitis2 images
Willow Warbler
Phylloscopus trochilus
Sommergoldhänchen3 images
Firecrest
Regulus ignicapilla
Wintergoldhänchen2 images
Goldcrest
Regulus regulus
Grauschnäpper3 images
Spotted Flycatcher
Muscicapa striata
Trauerschnäpper3 images
European Pied Flycatcher
Ficedula hypoleuca
Bartmeise2 images
Bearded Reedling
Panurus biarmicus
Schwanzmeise5 images
Long-tailed Bushtit
Aegithalos caudatus
Sumpfmeise3 images
Marsh Tit
Parus palustris
Blaumeise4 images
Blue Titvideo
Parus caeruleus
Kohlmeise7 images
Great Tit
Parus major
Haubenmeise2 images
European Crested Tit
Parus cristatus
Tannenmeise2 images
Coal Titvideo
Parus ater
Kleiber5 images
Eurasian Nuthatchvideo
Sitta europaea
Felsenkleiber2 images
Western rock nuthatch
Sitta neumayer
Mauerläufer3 images
Wallcreepervideo
Tichodroma muraria
Gartenbaumläufer3 images
Short-toed Treecreeper
Certhia brachydactyla
Pirol2 images
Eurasian Golden Oriolevideo
Oriolus oriolus
Neuntöter7 images
Red-backed Shrike
Lanius collurio
Raubwürger5 images
Great Grey Shrikevideo
Lanius excubitor
Schwarzstirnwürger2 images
Lesser grey shrike
Lanius minor
Eichelhäher4 images
Eurasian Jayvideo
Garrulus glandarius
Elster2 images
Eurasian Magpievideo
Pica pica
Tannenhäher3 images
Spotted Nutcracker
Nucifraga caryocatactes
Alpendohle2 images
Alpine Chough
Pyrrhocorax graculus
Dohle2 images
Western Jackdawvideo
Corvus monedula
Saatkrähe3 images
Rook
Corvus frugilegus
Rabenkrähe4 images
Carrion Crow
Corvus corone
Nebelkrähe3 images
Hooded Crow
Corvus cornix
Kolkrabe3 images
Northern Raven
Corvus corax
Star5 images
Common Starlingvideo
Sturnus vulgaris
Haussperling2 images
House Sparrow
Passer domesticus
Feldsperling2 images
Eurasian Tree Sparrow
Passer montanus
Italiensperling2 images
Italian Sparrow
Passer hispaniolensis italiae
Buchfink4 images
Common Chaffinchvideo
Fringilla coelebs
Bergfink3 images
Brambling
Fringilla montifringilla
Girlitz3 images
European Serinvideo
Serinus serinus
Grünfink3 images
European Greenfinchvideo
Carduelis chloris
Distelfink4 images
European Goldfinchvideo
Carduelis carduelis
Erlenzeisig5 images
Eurasian Siskinvideo
Carduelis spinus
Fichtenkreuzschnabel2 images
Red Crossbillvideo
Loxia curvirostra
Hänfling2 images
Common Linnet
Carduelis cannabina
Gimpel3 images
Eurasian Bullfinchvideo
Pyrrhula pyrrhula
Kernbeisser2 images
Hawfinch
Coccothraustes coccothraustes
Goldammer5 images
Yellowhammervideo
Emberiza citrinella
Grauammer2 images
Corn Bunting
Emberiza calandra
Rohrammer2 images
Common Reed Bunting
Emberiza schoeniclus
Zaunammer3 images
Cirl Buntingvideo
Emberiza airlus
Ortolan3 images
Ortolan Bunting
Emberiza hortulana
Halsbandsittich3 images
Rose-ringed parakeetvideo
Psittacula krameri
Bartsittich3 images
Psittacula alexandrivideo
Red-breasted Parakeet

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