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Sites around Copenhagen, Denmark - this little guide to
birding sites around Copenhagen
(København), the capital of Denmark provides descriptions of sites
and recent observations from these sites.
in E and N Jutland, Denmark -
Birding Spots - by Stig Linander. This site provides a
"clickable" map" that leads
to descriptions written by Stig (in English) or to descriptions and related
information written by others (some are in Danish). Fugleværnsfonden's
bird sanctuaries are also highlighted. Of particular note, check Bulbjerg,
a limestone cliff facing the Skagerrak strait on the
northern coast of the Jutland peninsula. Bulbjerg is the only bird cliff
to Birding Places in Denmark - by Kort & Matrikelstyrelsen.
map leads to detailed maps with birding locations highlighted in green.
No other information is provided for these sites.
in Ringkøbing County (West Jutland) - by Henning R. Sørensen.
This page especially deals
with birds seen in some of the good sites we have here in the municipality.
Some of the best are "Geddal enge" and "Soender Lem Vig".
- a local point for bird migration -
by Kurt Prentow. Migratory
routes over Denmark are generally spread over a wide front, but in certain
cases migration is concentrated, due to special geographical conditions.
This is the case at Skagen (also known as the Skaw) as Jutland has the
form of a giant funnel with Skagen at the end.
Fjord. RAMSAR Site of the Month -
Until drainage in the 1960s,
Ringkobing Fjord on the coast of West Jutland, a shallow brackish lagoon
separated from the North Sea by a narrow sand-barrier, includes Denmark's
biggest river delta and was one of the most important habitats for migrating
and breeding waterbirds in that part of the world.
- situated in northwest Denmark, Vejlerne is approx. 15000
ha., of which 6000
is protected as a nature reserve. The dikes of Vejlerne were created
140 years ago to reclaim land for agriculture, but the project failed in
spite of several attempts. Today most of Vejlerne is grazed meadows, reeds
Birding Links - many in Danish.
David B. Collinge's Denmark
Birding Trip Reports - David provides
seven different trip reports
for Denmark, ranging from day trips to a three-week family trip. Sites
Report: South Sweden & Denmark, January 14-16, 2000 by
S.E. Falster (Gedser, Bøtø)
N.E. Lolland (Kallø and
Hofland. Having heard about the many Pygmy Owls, sighted in Denmark in
autumn 1999, we decided to try our luck on this most-wanted species of
ours. This report is about our hunt for winter owls.
Report: Jylland (Denmark), Northern Germany, and Koitjärve
April 2-13, 1998 I write very briefly, mainly for the benefit of the North-American
readers, from whom I have always got most plentiful comments and most beautiful
compliments concerning my trip reports. For the European readers, I must
tell that there is nothing outstanding here -- just common species.