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State of Birds 2020
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 2020 report focuses on the population trends of certain breeding bird species, for example farmland birds, owls and corvids. It also takes a closer look at trends in scarce migrants, such as Common Crane, and in winter visitors like Red Kite and Black-headed Gull.
Unfortunately, it looks like 2019 will enter the ornithological history of Switzerland as the year the Grey Partridge di ...
Grey Partridge: another farmland bird has disappeared
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 ...
With its many lakes and rivers, Switzerland is an important wintering site for waterbirds. Accordingly, population and d ...
Recommended citation State of Birds 2020 online:
Knaus, P., H. Schmid, N. Strebel & T. Sattler (2020): The State of Birds in Switzerland 2020 online.
URL: www.vogelwarte.ch/state. Swiss Ornithological Institute, Sempach.
State of birds 2020
The State of Birds in Switzerland: Report 2020