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-<sup>[[#References|[1]]]</sup>{{BirdsSee|[[Red-throated Loon]], [[Black-throated Loon]], [[Little Grebe]], [[Great Crested Grebe]], [[Red-necked Grebe]], [[Horned Grebe]], [[Black-necked Grebe]], [[Northern Fulmar]], [[Leach's Storm-petrel]], [[Northern Gannet]], [[Great Cormorant]], [[Great Bittern]], [[Little Egret]], [[Great Egret]], [[Grey Heron]], [[Purple Heron]], [[White Stork]], [[Eurasian Spoonbill]], [[Mute Swan]], [[Bewick's Swan]], [[Whooper Swan]], [[Taiga Bean Goose]], [[Tundra Bean Goose]], [[Pink-footed Goose]], [[Greater White-fronted Goose]], [[Greylag Goose]], [[Canada Goose|Greater Canada Goose]], [[Barnacle Goose]], [[Dark-bellied Brent Goose]], [[Ruddy Shelduck]], [[Common Shelduck]], [[Eurasian Wigeon]], [[Gadwall]], [[Common Teal]], [[Mallard]], [[Northern Pintail]], [[Garganey]], [[Northern Shoveler]], [[Red-crested Pochard]], [[Common Pochard]], [[Tufted Duck]], [[Greater Scaup]], [[Common Eider]], [[Long-tailed Duck]], [[Common Scoter]], [[Velvet Scoter]], [[Common Goldeneye]], [[Smew]], [[Red-breasted Merganser]], [[Goosander]], [[European Honey Buzzard]], [[Black Kite]], [[Red Kite]], [[Western Marsh Harrier]], [[Hen Harrier]], [[Montagu's Harrier]], [[Northern Goshawk]], [[Eurasian Sparrowhawk]], [[Common Buzzard]], [[Osprey]], [[Common Kestrel]], [[Merlin]], [[Eurasian Hobby]], [[Peregrine Falcon]], [[Grey Partridge]], , [[Common Quail]], [[Water Rail]], [[Spotted Crake]], [[Corn Crake]], [[Common Moorhen]], [[Eurasian Coot]], [[Eurasian Oystercatcher]], [[Pied Avocet]], [[Little Ringed Plover]], [[Common Ringed Plover]], [[Kentish Plover]], [[European Golden Plover]], [[Grey Plover]], [[Northern Lapwing]], [[Red Knot]], [[Sanderling]], [[Little Stint]], [[Temminck's Stint]], [[Curlew Sandpiper]], [[Purple Sandpiper]], [[Dunlin]], [[Ruff]], [[Jack Snipe]], [[Common Snipe]], [[Eurasian Woodcock]], [[Black-tailed Godwit]], [[Bar-tailed Godwit]], [[Eurasian Whimbrel]], [[Eurasian Curlew]], [[Spotted Redshank]], [[Common Redshank]], [[Common Greenshank]], [[Green Sandpiper]], [[Wood Sandpiper]], [[Common Sandpiper]], [[Ruddy Turnstone]], [[Pomarine Jaeger]], [[Parasitic Jaeger]], [[Great Skua]], [[Mediterranean Gull]], [[Little Gull]], [[Black-headed Gull]], [[Mew Gull]], [[Lesser Black-backed Gull]], [[European Herring Gull]], [[Yellow-legged Gull]], [[Caspian Gull]], [[Great Black-backed Gull]], [[Black-legged Kittiwake]], [[Caspian Tern]], [[Sandwich Tern]], [[Common Tern]], [[Arctic Tern]], [[Little Tern]], [[Black Tern]], [[Atlantic Murre]], [[Razorbill]], [[Stock Dove]], [[Common Wood Pigeon]], [[Eurasian Collared Dove]], [[European Turtle Dove]], [[Common Cuckoo]], [[Barn Owl]], [[Little Owl]], [[Long-eared Owl]], [[Short-eared Owl]], [[European Nightjar]], [[Common Swift]], [[Common Kingfisher]], [[Eurasian Green Woodpecker]], [[Great Spotted Woodpecker]], [[Lesser Spotted Woodpecker]], [[Wood Lark]], [[Eurasian Skylark]], [[Horned Lark]], [[Sand Martin]], [[Barn Swallow]], [[Northern House Martin]], [[Tree Pipit]], [[Meadow Pipit]], [[Water Pipit]], [[Rock Pipit]], [[Blue-headed Wagtail]], [[Yellow Wagtail]], [[Grey-headed Wagtail]], [[Grey Wagtail]], [[White Wagtail]], [[Pied Wagtail]], [[Winter Wren]], [[Dunnock]], [[European Robin]], [[Common Nightingale]], [[Bluethroat]], [[Black Redstart]], [[Common Redstart]], [[Whinchat]], [[European Stonechat]], [[Northern Wheatear]], [[Ring Ouzel]], [[Eurasian Blackbird]], [[Fieldfare]], [[Song Thrush]], [[Redwing]], [[Mistle Thrush]], [[Common Grasshopper Warbler]], [[Savi's Warbler]], [[Sedge Warbler]], [[Marsh Warbler]], [[Eurasian Reed Warbler]], [[Great Reed Warbler]], [[Icterine Warbler]], [[Lesser Whitethroat]], [[Common Whitethroat]], [[Garden Warbler]], [[Blackcap]], [[Greenish Warbler]], [[Pallas's Leaf Warbler]], [[Yellow-browed Warbler]], [[Wood Warbler]],[[Common Chiffchaff]], [[Willow Warbler]], [[Goldcrest]], [[Firecrest]], [[Spotted Flycatcher]], [[European Pied Flycatcher]], [[Bearded Reedling]], [[Long-tailed Tit]], [[Marsh Tit]], [[Willow Tit]], [[Coal Tit]], [[Blue Tit]], [[Great Tit]], [[Eurasian Nuthatch]], [[Short-toed Treecreeper]], [[Eurasian Penduline Tit]], [[Eurasian Golden Oriole]],[[Red-backed Shrike]], [[Great Grey Shrike]], [[Eurasian Jay]], [[Eurasian Magpie]], [[Eurasian Jackdaw]], [[Rook]], [[Carrion Crow]], [[Hooded Crow]], [[Common Raven]], [[Common Starling]], [[House Sparrow]], [[Eurasian Tree Sparrow]], [[Common Chaffinch]], [[Brambling]], [[European Greenfinch]], [[European Goldfinch]], [[Eurasian Siskin]], [[Eurasian Linnet]], [[Twite]], [[Mealy Redpoll]], [[Lesser Redpoll]], [[Common Crossbill]], [[Eurasian Bullfinch]], [[Hawfinch]], [[Lapland Longspur]], [[Snow Bunting]], [[Yellowhammer]], [[Reed Bunting]]}}+<sup>[[#References|[1]]]</sup>{{BirdsSee|[[Red-throated Loon]], [[Black-throated Loon]], [[Little Grebe]], [[Great Crested Grebe]], [[Red-necked Grebe]], [[Horned Grebe]], [[Black-necked Grebe]], [[Northern Fulmar]], [[Leach's Storm-petrel]], [[Northern Gannet]], [[Great Cormorant]], [[Great Bittern]], [[Little Egret]], [[Great Egret]], [[Grey Heron]], [[Purple Heron]], [[White Stork]], [[Eurasian Spoonbill]], [[Mute Swan]], [[Bewick's Swan]], [[Whooper Swan]], [[Taiga Bean Goose]], [[Tundra Bean Goose]], [[Pink-footed Goose]], [[Greater White-fronted Goose]], [[Greylag Goose]], [[Canada Goose|Greater Canada Goose]], [[Barnacle Goose]], [[Dark-bellied Brent Goose]], [[Ruddy Shelduck]], [[Common Shelduck]], [[Eurasian Wigeon]], [[Gadwall]], [[Common Teal]], [[Mallard]], [[Northern Pintail]], [[Garganey]], [[Northern Shoveler]], [[Red-crested Pochard]], [[Common Pochard]], [[Tufted Duck]], [[Greater Scaup]], [[Common Eider]], [[Long-tailed Duck]], [[Common Scoter]], [[Velvet Scoter]], [[Common Goldeneye]], [[Smew]], [[Red-breasted Merganser]], [[Goosander]], [[European Honey Buzzard]], [[Black Kite]], [[Red Kite]], [[Western Marsh Harrier]], [[Hen Harrier]], [[Montagu's Harrier]], [[Northern Goshawk]], [[Eurasian Sparrowhawk]], [[Common Buzzard]], [[Osprey]], [[Common Kestrel]], [[Merlin]], [[Eurasian Hobby]], [[Peregrine Falcon]], [[Grey Partridge]], , [[Common Quail]], [[Water Rail]], [[Spotted Crake]], [[Corn Crake]], [[Common Moorhen]], [[Eurasian Coot]], [[Eurasian Oystercatcher]], [[Pied Avocet]], [[Little Ringed Plover]], [[Common Ringed Plover]], [[Kentish Plover]], [[European Golden Plover]], [[Grey Plover]], [[Northern Lapwing]], [[Red Knot]], [[Sanderling]], [[Little Stint]], [[Temminck's Stint]], [[Curlew Sandpiper]], [[Purple Sandpiper]], [[Dunlin]], [[Ruff]], [[Jack Snipe]], [[Common Snipe]], [[Eurasian Woodcock]], [[Black-tailed Godwit]], [[Bar-tailed Godwit]], [[Eurasian Whimbrel]], [[Eurasian Curlew]], [[Spotted Redshank]], [[Common Redshank]], [[Common Greenshank]], [[Green Sandpiper]], [[Wood Sandpiper]], [[Common Sandpiper]], [[Ruddy Turnstone]], [[Pomarine Jaeger]], [[Parasitic Jaeger]], [[Great Skua]], [[Mediterranean Gull]], [[Little Gull]], [[Black-headed Gull]], [[Mew Gull]], [[Lesser Black-backed Gull]], [[European Herring Gull]], [[Yellow-legged Gull]], [[Caspian Gull]], [[Great Black-backed Gull]], [[Black-legged Kittiwake]], [[Caspian Tern]], [[Sandwich Tern]], [[Common Tern]], [[Arctic Tern]], [[Little Tern]], [[Black Tern]], [[Guillemot]], [[Razorbill]], [[Stock Dove]], [[Common Wood Pigeon]], [[Eurasian Collared Dove]], [[European Turtle Dove]], [[Common Cuckoo]], [[Barn Owl]], [[Little Owl]], [[Long-eared Owl]], [[Short-eared Owl]], [[European Nightjar]], [[Common Swift]], [[Common Kingfisher]], [[Eurasian Green Woodpecker]], [[Great Spotted Woodpecker]], [[Lesser Spotted Woodpecker]], [[Wood Lark]], [[Eurasian Skylark]], [[Horned Lark]], [[Sand Martin]], [[Barn Swallow]], [[Northern House Martin]], [[Tree Pipit]], [[Meadow Pipit]], [[Water Pipit]], [[Rock Pipit]], [[Blue-headed Wagtail]], [[Yellow Wagtail]], [[Grey-headed Wagtail]], [[Grey Wagtail]], [[White Wagtail]], [[Pied Wagtail]], [[Winter Wren]], [[Dunnock]], [[European Robin]], [[Common Nightingale]], [[Bluethroat]], [[Black Redstart]], [[Common Redstart]], [[Whinchat]], [[European Stonechat]], [[Northern Wheatear]], [[Ring Ouzel]], [[Eurasian Blackbird]], [[Fieldfare]], [[Song Thrush]], [[Redwing]], [[Mistle Thrush]], [[Common Grasshopper Warbler]], [[Savi's Warbler]], [[Sedge Warbler]], [[Marsh Warbler]], [[Eurasian Reed Warbler]], [[Great Reed Warbler]], [[Icterine Warbler]], [[Lesser Whitethroat]], [[Common Whitethroat]], [[Garden Warbler]], [[Blackcap]], [[Greenish Warbler]], [[Pallas's Leaf Warbler]], [[Yellow-browed Warbler]], [[Wood Warbler]],[[Common Chiffchaff]], [[Willow Warbler]], [[Goldcrest]], [[Firecrest]], [[Spotted Flycatcher]], [[European Pied Flycatcher]], [[Bearded Reedling]], [[Long-tailed Tit]], [[Marsh Tit]], [[Willow Tit]], [[Coal Tit]], [[Blue Tit]], [[Great Tit]], [[Eurasian Nuthatch]], [[Short-toed Treecreeper]], [[Eurasian Penduline Tit]], [[Eurasian Golden Oriole]],[[Red-backed Shrike]], [[Great Grey Shrike]], [[Eurasian Jay]], [[Eurasian Magpie]], [[Eurasian Jackdaw]], [[Rook]], [[Carrion Crow]], [[Hooded Crow]], [[Common Raven]], [[Common Starling]], [[House Sparrow]], [[Eurasian Tree Sparrow]], [[Common Chaffinch]], [[Brambling]], [[European Greenfinch]], [[European Goldfinch]], [[Eurasian Siskin]], [[Eurasian Linnet]], [[Twite]], [[Mealy Redpoll]], [[Lesser Redpoll]], [[Common Crossbill]], [[Eurasian Bullfinch]], [[Hawfinch]], [[Lapland Longspur]], [[Snow Bunting]], [[Yellowhammer]], [[Reed Bunting]]}}
==Other Wildlife== ==Other Wildlife==

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Overview

Groningen province (Holland).

Birds

Notable Species

The Lauwersmeer area is of particular interest in migration and in winter for its number and variety of geese. Lesser White-fronted Goose (of the recently established still small western population)are regular in migration west of the Lauwersmeer, mainly in the area south of Anjum. Snow Goose and other rarities can be observed at times all around the Lauwersmeer.

Rarities

[1] Great Northern Loon, European Storm-Petrel (only 2 records), Little Bittern, Black-crowned Night Heron, Squacco Heron (2 accepted records), Cattle Egret, Black Stork, Glossy Ibis, Greater Flamingo, Lesser White-fronted Goose (A returning flock), Snow Goose, Ross's Goose, (5 records), Lesser Canada Goose (1 accepted record), Pale-Bellied Brent Goose, Black Brant, Red-breasted Goose, American Wigeon (1 accepted record), Green-winged Teal, Ring-necked Duck (1 accepted record), Ferruginous Duck, Bufflehead (1 accepted record), White-tailed Eagle, Long-legged Buzzard (1 accepted record), Rough-legged Buzzard, Greater Spotted Eagle (1 accepted record), Red-footed Falcon, Common Crane, Black-winged Stilt, Collared Pratincole (2 accepted records), Eurasian Dotterel, Pacific Golden Plover (3 accepted records), White-rumped Sandpiper (5 accepted records), Pectoral Sandpiper, Sharp-tailed Sandpiper (2 accepted records, both at the same time at the same site!), Stilt Sandpiper (1 accepted record), Broad-billed Sandpiper (5 accepted records), Buff-breasted Sandpiper (5 accepted records), Long-billed Dowitcher (1 accepted record), Marsh Sandpiper, Lesser Yellowlegs (2 accepted records), Terek Sandpiper (1 accepted record), Wilson's Phalarope (1 accepted record), Red Phalarope, Red-necked Phalarope, Long-tailed Jaeger, Sabine's Gull, Glaucous Gull, Gull-billed Tern, Whiskered Tern, White-winged Tern, Little Auk, European Bee-eater, Eurasian Hoopoe, Eurasian Wryneck, Greater Short-toed Lark (1 accepted record), Crested Lark (1 record in the Lauwersmeer, scarce in the south of Holland), Red-rumped Swallow (2 accepted records), Richard's Pipit, Tawny Pipit, Red-throated Pipit, Bohemian Waxwing, Cetti's Warbler (1 accepted record, scarce in the south of Holland), River Warbler (1 accepted record), Aquatic Warbler, Subalpine Warbler (1 accepted record), Barred Warbler, Red-breasted Flycatcher, Eurasian Treecreeper, Woodchat Shrike (1 accepted record), Rose-coloured Starling, Common Rosefinch, Ortolan Bunting, Corn Bunting

Check-list

[1]Birds you can see here include:

Red-throated Loon, Black-throated Loon, Little Grebe, Great Crested Grebe, Red-necked Grebe, Horned Grebe, Black-necked Grebe, Northern Fulmar, Leach's Storm-petrel, Northern Gannet, Great Cormorant, Great Bittern, Little Egret, Great Egret, Grey Heron, Purple Heron, White Stork, Eurasian Spoonbill, Mute Swan, Bewick's Swan, Whooper Swan, Taiga Bean Goose, Tundra Bean Goose, Pink-footed Goose, Greater White-fronted Goose, Greylag Goose, Greater Canada Goose, Barnacle Goose, Dark-bellied Brent Goose, Ruddy Shelduck, Common Shelduck, Eurasian Wigeon, Gadwall, Common Teal, Mallard, Northern Pintail, Garganey, Northern Shoveler, Red-crested Pochard, Common Pochard, Tufted Duck, Greater Scaup, Common Eider, Long-tailed Duck, Common Scoter, Velvet Scoter, Common Goldeneye, Smew, Red-breasted Merganser, Goosander, European Honey Buzzard, Black Kite, Red Kite, Western Marsh Harrier, Hen Harrier, Montagu's Harrier, Northern Goshawk, Eurasian Sparrowhawk, Common Buzzard, Osprey, Common Kestrel, Merlin, Eurasian Hobby, Peregrine Falcon, Grey Partridge, , Common Quail, Water Rail, Spotted Crake, Corn Crake, Common Moorhen, Eurasian Coot, Eurasian Oystercatcher, Pied Avocet, Little Ringed Plover, Common Ringed Plover, Kentish Plover, European Golden Plover, Grey Plover, Northern Lapwing, Red Knot, Sanderling, Little Stint, Temminck's Stint, Curlew Sandpiper, Purple Sandpiper, Dunlin, Ruff, Jack Snipe, Common Snipe, Eurasian Woodcock, Black-tailed Godwit, Bar-tailed Godwit, Eurasian Whimbrel, Eurasian Curlew, Spotted Redshank, Common Redshank, Common Greenshank, Green Sandpiper, Wood Sandpiper, Common Sandpiper, Ruddy Turnstone, Pomarine Jaeger, Parasitic Jaeger, Great Skua, Mediterranean Gull, Little Gull, Black-headed Gull, Mew Gull, Lesser Black-backed Gull, European Herring Gull, Yellow-legged Gull, Caspian Gull, Great Black-backed Gull, Black-legged Kittiwake, Caspian Tern, Sandwich Tern, Common Tern, Arctic Tern, Little Tern, Black Tern, Guillemot, Razorbill, Stock Dove, Common Wood Pigeon, Eurasian Collared Dove, European Turtle Dove, Common Cuckoo, Barn Owl, Little Owl, Long-eared Owl, Short-eared Owl, European Nightjar, Common Swift, Common Kingfisher, Eurasian Green Woodpecker, Great Spotted Woodpecker, Lesser Spotted Woodpecker, Wood Lark, Eurasian Skylark, Horned Lark, Sand Martin, Barn Swallow, Northern House Martin, Tree Pipit, Meadow Pipit, Water Pipit, Rock Pipit, Blue-headed Wagtail, Yellow Wagtail, Grey-headed Wagtail, Grey Wagtail, White Wagtail, Pied Wagtail, Winter Wren, Dunnock, European Robin, Common Nightingale, Bluethroat, Black Redstart, Common Redstart, Whinchat, European Stonechat, Northern Wheatear, Ring Ouzel, Eurasian Blackbird, Fieldfare, Song Thrush, Redwing, Mistle Thrush, Common Grasshopper Warbler, Savi's Warbler, Sedge Warbler, Marsh Warbler, Eurasian Reed Warbler, Great Reed Warbler, Icterine Warbler, Lesser Whitethroat, Common Whitethroat, Garden Warbler, Blackcap, Greenish Warbler, Pallas's Leaf Warbler, Yellow-browed Warbler, Wood Warbler,Common Chiffchaff, Willow Warbler, Goldcrest, Firecrest, Spotted Flycatcher, European Pied Flycatcher, Bearded Reedling, Long-tailed Tit, Marsh Tit, Willow Tit, Coal Tit, Blue Tit, Great Tit, Eurasian Nuthatch, Short-toed Treecreeper, Eurasian Penduline Tit, Eurasian Golden Oriole,Red-backed Shrike, Great Grey Shrike, Eurasian Jay, Eurasian Magpie, Eurasian Jackdaw, Rook, Carrion Crow, Hooded Crow, Common Raven, Common Starling, House Sparrow, Eurasian Tree Sparrow, Common Chaffinch, Brambling, European Greenfinch, European Goldfinch, Eurasian Siskin, Eurasian Linnet, Twite, Mealy Redpoll, Lesser Redpoll, Common Crossbill, Eurasian Bullfinch, Hawfinch, Lapland Longspur, Snow Bunting, Yellowhammer, Reed Bunting

Other Wildlife

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Site Information

History and Use

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Areas of Interest

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Access and Facilities

Lauwersmeer is about half way between Leeuwarden and Groningen where there are a number of hotels. The area can be reached on secondary roads going north towards the Wadden Sea coast.

Contact Details

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References

  1. Waarneming (English translation)

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