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Featured Article: Helgoland
Photo by WintibirdThe Bunter sandstone cliffs of Helgoland
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The Bunter sandstone cliffs of Helgoland

Overview

Helgoland (or Heligoland) is a small archipelago, belonging to Germany and located in the German Bight area of the North Sea. It is 46 kilometres (29 miles) off the German coast and consists of two islands, the main one (sometimes called Hauptinsel), with the village and a small harbour, and the smaller, sandy island, Düne, a short distance to the east, which has the airport.

Like other islands such as Fair Isle, the Isles of Scilly or Ouessant, Helgoland attracts a great variety of migrating birds, including a lot of rarities. As of 2014, 430 species have been recorded in the archipelago!

Rarities

Some rarities like Rosy Starling, Yellow-browed Warbler or Little Bunting are almost annual visitors, sometimes in good numbers.
The latest addition to the rarity list was a Black-browed Albatross in 2014 and 2015.

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