Through decades birdwatchers have meticulously observed and recorded the birds in Skagen and gathered information on phenology, records etc. So far no less than 367 species have been recorded in the Skagen area.

List of species

Knud Pedersen has compiled list of all the species that so far have been observed in the Skagen area. The list also includes selected races and escapees. However, these are not included in the total number of birds. Find the list here.

A similar list of breeding birds in the Skagen area can be found here.

The birds of Skagen – a survey

Erik Christophersen has compiled a comprehensive survey which shows the phenology and major records of the individual species recorded in Skagen, including all observations of rarities. Click here to proceed to the home page and the survey. The page is in the making, but there is already much information to be found.