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      Little Grebe

      In spring, Little Grebes betray their presence in the reeds with their strange, ...
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      Welcome to the Swiss Ornithological Institute in Sempach!
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      The State of Birds in Switzerland

      Report 2020
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    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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    Due to the measures taken by the Swiss government against the coronavirus, the visitor centre will be closed until February 28th 2021.

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