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      Eurasian Jackdaw

      Jackdaws are relatively small, lively and gregarious crows. As omnivores they de ...
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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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    We do apologize for any inconvenience, such as waiting periods due to the measures concerning the Coronavirus.
    Group visits are now possible for groups up to a maximum of 50 people. A reservation is necessary.