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Recovery programmes for priority species
Help for the most endangered bird species. The Swiss species recovery programme for birds aims to set up recovery projec ...
Swiss species recovery programme for birds
The Capercaillie, the largest of all grouse species, lives in conifer-dominated, open mountain forests with well-develop ...
The Whinchat is a ground-nesting passerine of traditionally cultivated grasslands and hay-meadows. Its future depends on ...
Population size of the jackdaw in Switzerland shows marked long-term fluctuations. Nationwide monitoring programmes have ...
The whitethroat is a characteristic bird species of the open farmland with herbaceous field boundary strips and low hedg ...
The skylark is originally a bird species of the steppe. In Switzerland, the skylark prefers open arable land and grassla ...
Substantial local populations of the Woodlark exist in only two regions of Switzerland today: the western Jura mountains ...
In Switzerland, the lapwing originally inhabited marshlands and reed meadows. After the conversion of many of these habi ...
In this recovery programme, the causes of the drastic population decline of the Black-headed Gull are investigated and a ...
Common House Martins live among us in our cities and villages and build their nests under the eaves of houses and other ...
In Switzerland, the Middle Spotted Woodpecker is restricted to mature oak forests. To maintain viable populations of thi ...
Middle Spotted Woodpecker
A recovery programme for the critically endangered Ortolan Bunting is necessary. In Switzerland, this rare passerine per ...
Up until a few decades ago, the Grey Partridge inhabited climatically favourable arable regions in Switzerland. In the s ...
Compared to the 1960s, the Western Barn Owl and the Kestrel have become much rarer in the Swiss Central Plateau. The dec ...
Kestrel and the Western Barn Owl
The recovery project for the Wood Warbler attempts to apply knowledge gained in a study on the species’ habitat needs to ...
The woodcock, a very secretive forest species, has almost completely disappeared from Swiss lowland forests. The causes ...
Conservation efforts for the wryneck are being nationally coordinated and strengthened.
Coming to the aid of the hoopoe is an ambitious undertaking, which can succeed owing to the extensive knowledge accumula ...
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