Trip report NE-Italy and Slovenia

(Joerg Langenberg and Stefan Tewinkel)
April 2nd to 5th 1999
(weather sunny til Sunday, April 3rd, evening, then rain til monday noon)


Start in Munich 5:30, via Salzburg, Villach to Italy. First stop at Cornino near Majano, northeast of Udine. Nice area:
Driving via Grado to Duino, there meeting with Paul Tout.
Lake Doberdo:
Lisert near Monfalcone
I. d. Cona


Birding at the cliffs south of Duino
Lake Doberdo
Going to Slovenia, Lokve
Near Ledenica


Meadows and Lake south of Ljubljana
not very exciting...


Early morning birding northeast of Lokve
In the rain:
excrements of Capercallie
Mount Krn near Kobarid
Chiemsee, Germany
Other birds: Great Crested Grebe, Little Grebe, Cormorant, Little White Egret, Great White Egret, Mute Swan, Greylag Goose, Wigeon, Mallard, Pintail, Teal, Pochard, Goldeneye, Red-crested Merganser, Marsh Harrier, Pheasant, Coot, Moorhen, Little Ringed Plover, Lapwing, Dunlin, Curlew, Common Sandpiper, Black-headed Gull, Yellow-legged Gull, Wood Pigeon, Collared Dove, Grey Woodpecker, Great Spotted Woodpecker, Sky Lark, House Martin, Swallow, Meadow Pipit, White and Grey Wagtail, Dunnock, Wren, Dipper, Robin, Black Redstart, Stonechat, Blackbird, Song Thrush, Mistle Thrush, Fieldfare, Blackcap, Chiffchaff, Fire- and Goldcrest, all Parus Tits, Long-tailed Tit, both Treecreepers, Starling, Magpie, Jay, Crow, Italian Sparrow, Chaffinch, Bullfinch, Siskin, Serin, Greenfinch, Goldfinch, Linnet, Yellowhammer.

Questions, remarks to Dr. Stefan Tewinkel