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State of Birds 2021
The annual publication “The State of Birds in Switzerland” summarises the results of our various monitoring projects, conducted with the support of more than 2000 volunteers in all parts of the country. The 2021 report focuses on the publication of the second European Breeding Bird Atlas (EBBA2) and its implications for Switzerland. It also takes a closer look at trends in scarce breeding birds like Western Yellow Wagtail, rare passage migrants such as Glossy Ibis, and local winter visitors such as Whooper Swan.
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Explore the following links to find interactive graphics from the Swiss Bird Index SBI® and the breeding bird index for each species up until 2020 as well as additional results and publications:
The long-term population trends of breeding birds in Switzerland are extremely well documented thanks to several monitor ...
Observing migrating birds and researching migration has a long tradition for our volunteers as well as for the Swiss Orn ...
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Recommended citation State of Birds 2021 online:
Knaus, P., H. Schmid, N. Strebel & T. Sattler (2021): The State of Birds in Switzerland 2021 online.
URL: www.vogelwarte.ch/state. Swiss Ornithological Institute, Sempach.