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State of Birds 2023
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 2023 report focuses on environmental factors that affect our bird communities, such as extreme weather events and climate change. It also explores trends in species whose populations have increased in Switzerland or Europe in recent years.
2022 was the warmest and in some areas the sunniest year in Switzerland since records began in 1864. It was also a very ...
The situation of breeding birds
Explore the following links to find interactive graphics from the Swiss Bird Index SBI® and the breeding bird index for each species up until 2022 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 ...
With its many lakes and rivers, Switzerland is an important wintering site for waterbirds. Accordingly, population and d ...
Swiss Bird Index SBI® Breeding bird index
Recommended citation State of Birds 2023 online:
Moosmann, M., N. Auchli, T. Kuzmenko, T. Sattler, H. Schmid, B. Volet, S. Wechsler & N. Strebel (2023): The State of Birds in Switzerland : Report 2023 www.vogelwarte.ch/state. Swiss Ornithological Institute, Sempach.