Jochen Dierschke / June 2022 – vol. 115, issue 6, pp 330–346 Abstract Heligoland, almost 50 km from the German coast in the southeastern North Sea, is well known for its cliff-breeding seabirds, spectacular bird migration and long list of rarities. This paper gives a short overview of the island’s history, its habitats, birds, ornithological work and birding on the island. IntroductionHeligoland is a small German archipelago in the southeastern ... This article is only available to registered users.To read more, please log in or purchase a subscription.