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      Common Pheasant

      The original range of the Common Pheasant lies in Asia, between the Caucasus and ...
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      Visitor Centre

      Welcome to the Swiss Ornithological Institute in Sempach!
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      The State of Birds in Switzerland

      Report 2016
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      Atlas 2013–2016

      The new atlas will be a milestone for research on birds in Switzerland and the Principality of Liechtenstein.

    Welcome to the Swiss Ornithological Institute in Sempach.

    As a non-profit foundation sponsored by the public we are engaged in research and conservation projects and launch information campaigns in support of our native birds.

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    The visitor centre is the new attraction on the shore of lake Sempach.

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